How to succeed in pitching by trying really really hard
Jul 17 2014
Make your audience love your product right away, and other lessons I’ve learned from pitching my ideas to an audience.
What it’s like to collect user data, a poem
Jul 14 2014
I smile and ask
“Would you use our product?”
So far today really has sucked.
Open letter to the North Carolina General Assembly: Make government more transparent
Jul 10 2014
We discovered it takes a surprising amount of effort to obtain recordings of open, public meetings of our elected officials.
How to get a good idea: Throw away a bunch of bad ones
Jun 27 2014
We’ve had four different ideas in six months, and my team is ready for a win.
What the scientific method taught me about user research
Jun 27 2014
Start by developing a hypothesis.
How to gain user responses with a puppy
Jun 20 2014
No one would talk to us – until we introduced our secret weapon.
Three entrepreneurship truths I learned in my first week at Reese
May 31 2014
It was a week of brain-expansion.
How to get one good idea: Start with 1,000
May 30 2014
Brainstorming the Reese News Lab way.
It’s time to take responsibility for solving the media’s problems
May 23 2014
Though I’d love to just report and hope that someone else sorts out the media industry’s number problems, I can’t.
Behind the scenes: Capitol Hound launch
May 21 2014
What it’s like to take a service from theory to real-life, paying customers.