bnjs



Hi there. My name's Ben and I build systems, software, products, and help shape teams, startups, communities.

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Blog

When 1.day is not an Object Jan 14, 2015

Thoughts on Pebble Smartwatch Sep 27, 2014

Expressing the Liar Paradox in Ruby? Aug 24, 2014


Projects

Nightlight
Rails gem, shed light on the dark corners of your app

Tadaku
Service, cook real food with real people (co-founded, built)

Tokyo Startup Circle
Event, up to 7 people meet over coffee every other Saturday to discuss startups (founding organizer)

Bootstrap Snippets
Vim plugin, Bootstrap 3.2 markup snippets for Vim snipMate


Notes

CS183B

Lecture 1: Dustin Moskovitz “Why to Start a Startup” Notes

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

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

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

Lecture 5: Peter Thiel “Business Strategy and Monopoly Theory” Notes

Startup Checklist


Transcripts

Transcript: Lecture 1 - How to Start a Startup

Transcript: Paul Graham in Conversation with Nathan Blecharczyk