Making Friends As An Adult

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) I saw this fascinating Tweet thread when @itsashleyoh asked how people make friends as adult. This is something that’s often troubled me after college, and is … Continue reading

Changing Tech Culture’s Attitude Towards Women

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com  Steve’s Tumblr) Management consultant Erwin Van Der Koogh wrote an essay on tech and how women are treated, “This industry and living life on the lowest difficulty setting,”  Go read the entire thing, but he pretty … Continue reading

Technology, Humanity: Values And What We Value

OK let me wade into the Paul Graham clusterbumble.  For those who haven’t kept up, Graham made a rather bizarre post about economic inequality that pretty much got him roasted like nuts by various people.  Though I think he sort of … Continue reading

Activities For The Civic Geek: Health Initiatives

Health issues are always important.  For geeks, we’re no different than anyone else – but we also have our own unique challenges, interests, and opportunities. Geeks and health have a complex relationship in my experience.  Some people are health geeks, practicing carefully-researched techniques to … Continue reading