Those Kind of Assets

In Dan Hon’s 186th issue of his newsletter, Things That Have Caught My Attention, he finds himself sitting in a suburban Starbucks thinking about the shipping container Starbucks near the Portland airport and writing about video game tourism: “Sure, the idea of videogames-as-tourism, or escapism, isn’t necessarily a new one. My anecdata points to a… Continue reading Those Kind of Assets

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⛺️ Notes On Camping

“The object of your mission is to explore communication with the water of the Pacific,” Thomas Jefferson’s instructions to Meriwether Lewis This was a paid assignment written by Gregory Campanile. Part 1: I Do Not Like Camping Ever since I moved to Portland, I have experienced a near constant barrage of outdoorsy types trying to convince… Continue reading ⛺️ Notes On Camping

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The Critical FAQ

If you’ve ever received media attention you know how the internet will enable you to receive unsolicited critiques from strangers. While many people advise ignoring the comment section I like to embrace it. For example, after Rick Pace of Pace Photography wrote me some mean-spirited emails I asked if I could share our exchange and he agreed,… Continue reading The Critical FAQ

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Meet the Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share

On January 26, 2008, a 30-year-old part-time entrepreneur named Mike Merrill decided to sell himself on the open market. He divided himself into 100,000 shares and set an initial public offering price of $1 a share. Each share would earn a potential return on profits he made outside of his day job as a customer… Continue reading Meet the Man Who Sold His Fate to Investors at $1 a Share