Benjamin Anderson

Benjamin Anderson
Things I do, stuff I think.
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  • What is Feature Crawl?
    02 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    When I was initially building WAND, an app that connects customers to housekeepers through and Uber-like model, I had an affliction that a mentor and investor at the time referred to as feature crawl....
  • I'm Feeling Strangely Attracted
    25 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    In 1963 when Edward Lorenz first published Deterministic Nonperiodic Flow, he probably had no notion that it would become a catalyst for the development of a whole new class of science. In fact, all h...
  • What Tradition and Pesticides have in Common
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    A few weeks ago, a member of an online group I’m a part of put up some thoughts about tradition. She ended her riff by asking: “What does this idea mean to you?” And moreover… “How can I best articula...
  • Shadow Dance | Page Crimps
    11 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Shadow Dance was one of those books that came along by serendipity for me. I did not seek it out as an item to read nor really research it or the author prior to getting started. A used copy found me ...
  • In and Out of Madness
    04 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    Years ago, at the suggestion of a mentor, I picked up Ken Wilbur’s A Brief History of Everything. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, it was described to me only as a ‘post-Jungian’ model of philosoph...
  • How to Exit Fear
    28 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    “Courage is the first of human virtues because it makes all others possible.” — Aristotle The Purpose of Fear Fear does the perceiver no good past its ability to alert you to danger. Fear is the evolu...
  • Lessons from Urban Homesteading
    21 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    When I tell people that I moved to St. Louis from Denver, the response I often get is that I went the wrong direction. I respectfully disagree. I came to St. Louis for the same reason people have been...
  • The ONE Thing | Page Crimps
    14 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    When I first started Gary Keller’s The ONE Thing as a gift, I thought that it would be another throwaway entrepreneurial pamphlet. I was pleasantly mistaken once I started to dive in. The simple model...
  • Tools for Digital Sovereignty
    07 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Macro failures in discussion making can lead to consequences that are experienced by individual members of the population. (You.) Voting aside, at the end of the day, we can’t really prevent these kin...
  • Tax Payers & Tax Consumers
    31 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    The tax payer and the tax consumer used to be a unified dichotomy. In a perfect nation, everyone could meet both these descriptions, contributing their dues and benefiting from the system in equal mea...
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