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Amazon Books

I was in San Diego for work last week, and while I was there I had a chance to visit a brick-and-mortar Amazon bookstore. I didn’t really have any expectations, but I was curious. I have been a longtime Amazon customer and I value the convenience. I love independent bookstores and I worry about their […]

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Lessons Learned at the Lost & Found

Losing my phone gave me a chance to reflect on how we create experiences, large and small –

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Temple Run

I’m back in India this week, so that I can spend some time with my growing team.  The trip is inevitably hard on me and my family, but at the same time I really enjoy having some time in person with all the amazing people who have joined our organization in the past year or […]

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Inspiration from Japan

I’ve been browsing through some of my old posts in draft, trying to figure out which ones I might actually get around to finishing.  I did come across a few different posts about Japan (one is from my trip to Japan in 2010!) which I thought it might be fun to combine. The inspiration to […]

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Ikebana

As part of the cultural immersion experiences that were planned at EPIC in Tokyo, we had a chance to engage in some Japanese traditions.  I had learned a little about ikebana (flower arranging) in an undergraduate course on Buddhism in Japan.  It was great to watch the masters at work!

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