is a product manager/dev/designer at Goldman Sachs. Previously: Harvard CS, Thiel Fellowship, Bowery, Jawbone, KPCB Design Fellow, Rough Draft Ventures.

Writing

08.28.14
design

Bye, Google Maps.

A look at the user experience of mobile map apps and Citymapper's understanding of user behavior.

08.14.14
psychology

The 20 Best Lessons from Social Psychology.

e.g. why are there 20 lessons and not 19?

01.21.15
finance

12 Stocks to Buy if You Believe in Driverless Cars

A look at the public stocks that would most benefit from driverless car technology.

04.29.14
psychology

Engineering Serendipity

The art and science of creating chance, based on a speech I gave at Harvard's Memorial Church.

12.03.13
design

The Art and Science of a Mac Menubar App

Analyzing how top Mac menubar apps are designed.

02.11.14
tech

13 Years of Harvard Computer Society

Digging into the archives to see what geeks really did back in the day.

10.18.13
politics

Slick Willy.

Rhetoric and Speech in the Clinton Administration.

03.12.14
design

Design in Enterprise

The evolution of UI/UX in enterprise companies, illustrated with GIFs.

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Packed house at @PostlightAgency to hear @jlax discuss his design career. https://t.co/dITjhXEPwQ

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