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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!