@johnnyrodgersis
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Hello. I'm a technology designer from Vancouver.

I am the co-founder of Give, a platform that allows you to give money directly to musical artists. It's a brand new old way to support the artists you love.

I am also the Senior User Interface Developer at Slack: a paradigm-shifting tool for team communication.

In my work, I design and build systems that are useful, beautiful, and that improve the lives of those who use them. I strive for simplicity (fewer things at a higher quality), goodness, and progress.

Measure twice, cut once.


A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
Robert Heinlein

You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.
Eliezer Yudkowsky

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau