Growth and Proficiency

Growth and Proficiency

Confirmation hearings have dominated news in the past few days and one in particular has made headline. Betsy DeVos’s hearing to be Secretary of Education has made headlines by failing to answer a basic question on education policy: Growth vs Proficiency. So why...
Struggling with Sleep

Struggling with Sleep

Lack of sleep has been correlated to a decrease in grades. A 2015 study found that: “increasing sleep by one hour was associated with an increase of 11% on course grade.” As the title suggests, I struggle with sleep in that I get far too little sleep....

One week on…

At a startup we spend quite a bit of time dealing with uncertainty, whether it be with data we do not have or a lack of understanding in a particular area. Both of the aforementioned problems can be resolved through research or finding the people who have a better...
Welcome Rose and Kyle

Welcome Rose and Kyle

In a startup, milestones are important as both checkpoints as well as motivators. Checkpoints in that you know that you’ve achieved a goal and a motivator to move towards the next goal. The milestone we reached today was the hiring of our first employees. Rose...

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