Until very recently I was co-founder of Makeshift — an independent London startup studio.
I work on projects, that often start as experimental hacks and I write about what I learn from the process. I speak at events, make up stories, tweet a fair bit, volunteer as chair of school governors , take photos, create mixes, draw monsters, design datanecklaces, seek adventures and make cryptographic objects.
I write about startup life and how I try to create something every day, line things up, learn by hacking, accelerate serendipity, ignore the news, seek makefulness, have an idea funnel, make it up as I go along and know when to give up.
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I live by the rule “create something every day”, which means I’ve become good at hacking things together quickly using code and design. The term “hacker” was given to me because I’ve done so many little hack projects. The thing is, that one or two of them have turned into real live businesses…