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Working at the intersection of technology, media, and democracy.
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benwerd

benwerd

benwerd

ben@benwerd.com

 

Really enjoying Star Trek, excited about the next series of Doctor Who ... my 8 year old self would be so proud of how far I’ve come

 

I’m looking forward to the moment when we can all get vaccines.

 

A social network entirely about making, keeping, and sharing food.

 

I dreamt I opened a coffee bar that let you add mixins above the filter to a pour-over: eggshell, cardamom, and the like. “I’ll take a Sumatra with shell.”

Anyway, raising a seed round now,

 

The excitement of figuring out how a story fits together is exactly how I used to feel back in the early days of building software. I feel like jumping up and down on my chair.

Unfortunately it’s midnight, and I have to figure out how to go to sleep.

 

Eventually, I'd really like to own a laptop with a keyboard that works again.

 

I cannot wait to get a vaccine.

I cannot wait for everyone to get a vaccine.

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Let's do this.

 

Half my newsfeed this morning is about NFTs in one way or another. Either they’re having a really huge moment, or I need to diversify my newsfeed.

 

Proposal to make every weekend a three day weekend until the end of the pandemic, which is when we all get together and find a better alternative to the working week.

 

I’ve removed all analytics from my site - and tbh, I’m happier for it.