first heard him talk at tedxteen 2014:
huge – when you have that itch of – there has to be a better way – listen to that.. go with that…
iteration pathways – not predictable.. you never have that kind of foresight
there’s nothing that made us the guys to do this.. except that we had the problem ourselves..
the value of the problems you face everyday..
you don’t think up start up ideas.. you notice them.. – Paul Graham
don’t discount what you suck at.. pay attention to that.. think about your problems..cherish the stuff that bugs you every day
Ryan founded of finish.. #1 app at apple store:
the to do list for procrastinators
partner – Michael Hansen – also from boulder
Ryan is now in sf.. nov 2014:
I believe that I have a responsibility to create software and tools to ensure that what happens is what’s best for students. I care more deeply about education, and its power, that anything else I’ve been exposed to thus far.
this isn’t (doesn’t need to be ) rare.
imagine – facilitating authenticity…
finding all the geniuses inside.. waiting to be seen/heard/loved.
and imagine if we called – facilitating curiosity – school – in the city – as the day?
7 billion such researchers/entrepreneurs/happy people.. no?