Andrew Coy

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just wanted to share some of my thoughts with you all

Digital Harbor TEAM,

I'm currently flying 35,000 feet up somewhere over Colorado, but my mind is back in Baltimore as I'm thinking about all the things we did this week.

As I mentioned during our forum yesterday, I recognize that it is going to be a bit of whirlwind when I am in town (a "month within a week" apparently . . .

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February 25, 2018

internal error

Sometimes, there is a setting somewhere that needs to be changed.

And sometimes it will take a fresh set of eyes later to figure it out.

But not for lack of trying in the moment.


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February 24, 2018

15,367 days ago

15:56.47 was a long time coming

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I grew up on the cross-country skiing team and spent entire Saturdays of most of my high school career out at races. I remember spending time waxing skis or recovering from a race in ski chalets or high school gyms. I also remember comparing my times to Kikkan Randall, who always beat me. So it was really fun yesterday and was the first . . .

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February 23, 2018

Unanticipated Recut

one of those times when it works

Sometimes something does not seem like it should work, but it does. This re-cut trailer for Solo seems like one of those times.

You can read more about Chris Galegar, the guy behind the recut, and his unanticipated cut here: "The Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer Re-Cut to the Beastie Boys Has No Right to Be This Great"

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February 22, 2018

Our Psychological Contract

Proposed Update to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

What if Abraham Maslow wrote his seminal work "A theory of human motivation" today? How would it be different from the paper he wrote 65 years ago?

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The HR department leads at Facebook (Lori Goler, Janelle Gale, and Brynn Harrington) paired up with a University of Pennsylvania Wharton School professor (Adam Grant) to . . .

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February 21, 2018

Cogs, Gears, and Springs

Uncovering Circadian Clockworks

Every day everyone gets tired, but have you have ever stopped to wonder why? Or rather, how exactly your body knows its time to be tired? Scientists have studied these patterns, collectively known as circadian rhythm, and at a conference happening this week, Dr. Andy LiWang describes how his lab has been able to isolate and observe how . . .

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February 19, 2018


Engine for Good

A sermon at church today focused on better understanding the power of godliness. While listening, I found myself asking questions, including: Where does power come from? How is it focused, used for good? When is it dangerous and how is it safeguarded? How is it developed or stored? What power does God want for us?

Physical power . . .

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February 18, 2018