Benjamin Sullivan

Hi there. My name's Ben and I build web apps, and help build products, teams, startups, communities.

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A Simple Rule for Staying Productive Dec 10, 2014

Thoughts on Pebble Smartwatch Sep 27, 2014

Expressing the Liar Paradox in Ruby? Aug 24, 2014


CS183B Lecture 5: Peter Thiel “Business Strategy and Monopoly Theory” Notes Oct 12, 2014

CS183B Lecture 4: Adora Cheung “Building Product, Talking to Users, and Growing” Notes WIP

CS183B Lecture 3: Paul Graham “Counterintuitive Parts of Startups, and How to Have Ideas” Notes Oct 11, 2014

CS183B Lecture 1: Dustin Moskovitz “Why to Start a Startup” Notes Oct 11, 2014

Startup Checklist Oct 5, 2014

CS183B Lectures 1+2: Sam Altman “Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution” Notes Oct 3, 2014


Bootstrap Lunch
Up to 7 people meet over coffee every other Saturday to discuss startups (founding organizer)

Online fitness platform based on real food, real exercise and real people (senior developer)

Cook real food with real people (co-founded, built)


Transcript: Lecture 1 - How to Start a Startup

Transcript: Paul Graham in Conversation with Nathan Blecharczyk