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“Balance,” by Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein is a stop motion film released in 1989. The Lauensteins are twin brothers who were born and raised in West Germany, and their film “Balance,” went on to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Short in 1990. The film portrays five men…


Disclaimer: This is not financial advice. Crowdfunding is very high-risk and puts all your capital investment at danger of loss.

Linen

Backed by VC Firms: Coinbase Ventures and Polychain Capital.

Linen is a Decentralized financial investing app looking to help democratize wealth building. This company is probably one of the best…


Sophomore and Junior year of college I received paid design internship offers from two different companies. Just like you are thinking— It wasn’t easy. My journey included a lot of searching, time, and work.

Man doing web design on his computer

Since freshman year of college, I wanted an internship. A degree from a school of design…


To be honest I was never expecting to get an interview, let alone an offer.

With recent events my first product design interview was done virtually

I had never worked a day in UX or Product Design. The only thing I had was a degree, a pretty lackluster portfolio, and some confidence.

A couple hours after I applied to a job posting the companies VP of Product shot me an email. “Could you do an interview…


In 2016 I stumbled across the online buzz of the Chess World Championship where there were dramatic drawn out games at the highest level between two competitors. There names are ones you might recognize: Magnus Carlsen, the Standing World Champion, and Sergey Karjakin. …


Recently in my college endeavors I found a profound interest in neuroscience and mental health. I have been taking classes taught by clinical & social psychologists.

While taking these demanding classes from home, I’ve also spent a lot of hours watching Twitch.tv. A Platform where live streamers play videogames or…


What some people may of once thought of as good is now being forced on to them. In general humans don’t like this concept.

Psychological Motivation of the Protests

Motivation is the force that moves people to behave, think, and feel the way they do. So what is the motivation for people to protest a…


Design Research

Design Research is the act of investigating a product’s potential or investigating existing users and the context of use.

Typically design research is qualitative in nature — but can occasionally be quantitative.

Individual Interviews

Individual interviews are critical to most design research since they enable a deep and rich view into the…


Could we Live Forever?

Death — “It’s natural, it’s the goal of life,’ ” Kurzweil says. “But that’s not really how we feel when we hear that someone we love has died.”

The question: “what is the fundamental you that is you?”

Is it mind? — a lot of people seem to think so…


My Winter quarter at college was cut short. My Winter Finals switched to online, the school gave me two weeks to move out of my apartment, and I was told all of spring would be online.

My sister just landed an interview, she was in middle of a job search…

Ross Dillon

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