Product Management process of always (every week) doing Product Discovery. (more)

White Board for visually tracking status of various User Stories in Agile Software Development (more)

Ash Maurya is working on moving from the Lean Canvas to process/tools helping structure the assumptions/risks/experiments that it contains: he's calling this the "Lean Stack". You start out by drawing a line in the sand with your initial Lean Canvas, prioritizing risks, and systematically testing those risks through experiments. There is a built-in learning feedback loop from experiments back to risks back to the business model. While this process works conceptually, I often field questions from other entrepreneurs specifically on how to: correctly prioritize risks and define experiments; track those experiments so it scales over time (and with more people); reflect the learning from experiments back on to the canvas. (more)

Sean Patrick Hughes: The End of the American Century. The invasion of Iraq is now near universally condemned. The war in Afghanistan, which is now on its fourth administration, is a punch line. America came as close to not having a peaceful transfer of power as it’s come since the Civil War. Blood and soil nationalism, “the drink of political losers” is alive and well in America in a way it’s never been in my lifetime. Our citizens stormed the Capitol (2021 Storming of the US Capitol) in hopes that a revolution would follow. The fall is upon us. (more)

Master narrative, metanarrative, metadis-course, and grand narrative, as expounded by the French philosopher Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924–98), are broadly synonymous terms which refer to totalizing social theories or philosophies of history which, appealing to notions of transcendental and universal truth, purport to offer a comprehensive account of knowledge and experience. “Meta” means beyond or about, and therefore here refers to all-encompassing Narratives which explain other, smaller narratives. Lyotard's account of metanarratives and their demise is a founding element of PostModernism. (more)

FourGW term? Foreign Policy? wider? or is it really a generic phrase? (more)

I confess I've probably read every Tom Peters book (up through 2003). (more)


RT-PCR is the most commonly-used (COVID-19) diagnostic test.[173] PCR tests by nasopharyngeal swab have a sensitivity of 73%, but systematic analysis of specificity has not been determined due to the lack of PCR studies with a control group.

A rapid diagnostic test (RDT) is a medical diagnostic test that is quick and easy to perform. RDTs are suitable for preliminary or emergency medical screening and for use in medical facilities with limited resources. They also allow point-of-care testing in primary care for things that formerly only a laboratory test could measure. They provide same-day results within two hours, typically in approximately 20 minutes. (more)

I'm pondering some thoughts around gardening an Agile Product Development process, inspired by (more)

Peter Limberg and Conor Barnes: Memetic Tribes and Culture War 2.0. Until the last few years, it made sense to talk in terms of a red tribe and a blue tribe when describing political affiliation. (Red Vs Blue) However, this dichotomy no longer provides a sufficient map of the political territory we find ourselves in. (more)

founder of Superhuman

Metric of Customer Satisfaction (Experience Quality, Customer Success), instrumented by plans-to-refer. (Hmm, does this predict whether you'll go Viral?) (Life Cycle). Aka NPS. (more)


Gordon Brander concept-note-taking-app, called just "subconscious" (used to be "Mem"). Track his thinking via and (more)

Hiten Shah: Why Zoom doesn’t have product/market fit. If any company has product/market fit, it’s Zoom. Right?... Except Zoom doesn’t have product/market fit or high customer satisfaction. (more)

Jeff Gothelf: NPS is a waste of time. Use these metrics instead. Instead of asking your customers some variation of, “Are you satisfied enough right now to do something in the future we find valuable?” ask them nothing, observe their behaviour and pose the following question to your team: “What do satisfied customers do in our product?” The answers your team comes up with will be customer behaviours — outcomes. These are the metrics you should be measuring instead.

Net Promoter Score Considered Harmful (and What UX Professionals Can Do About It). Even though NPS has been solidly debunked in many smart research papers, it’s still solidly embedded into many businesses. We hear about companies rolling out new NPS measurement programs every day. (more)

Voices: a Text Analytics Platform for Understanding Member Feedback. Voices aggregates unstructured text across both internal (e.g. LinkedIn posts, customer support cases, NPS survey results) and external (e.g. social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, news, forums, and blogs) data sources (more)


This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!



My Coding for fun.


Agile Product Development, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit

My Coding

Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

FluxGarden; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Port, al Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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