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The List

The list is a “simple machine” that people use in all sorts of ways. When you start thinking of three or more items, I encourage you to start writing down a list. This way you’re less likely to forget any of them. You’re giving yourself the chance to time shift, by separating the mental effortContinue reading “The List”

Simple Machines

Back in middle school I remember being intrigued by the science lessons about “simple machines”. A simple machine is a mechanical device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force. In general, they can be defined as the simplest mechanisms that use mechanical advantage (also called leverage) to multiply force. Usually the term refers to the six classical simple machines thatContinue reading “Simple Machines”

The Boring Genius Of How Atrium Kills Legal Busy Work

Law firms have little incentive to build or buy software that will save their lawyers time because they often bill clients by the hour. Tasks like tracking down legal documents, extracting key information and drawing up hiring offers or funding term sheets add up to make lawyers expensive, even if they’re constantly repeating mindless busyContinue reading “The Boring Genius Of How Atrium Kills Legal Busy Work”

“Reverse Innovation” Could Save Lives. Why Aren’t We Embracing It?

At less than the price of a cup of coffee, it might be one of the world’s most economical lifesaving devices. The “uterine balloon tamponade” does not look like much: a syringe, some blue tubing, a lubricated condom. All this is contained in a plastic bag, along with a checklist and a laminated set ofContinue reading ““Reverse Innovation” Could Save Lives. Why Aren’t We Embracing It?”