Andrew Skotzko

Andrew Skotzko

Jun
02

A new chapter = a really long walk + new ideas

I want to mark a big milestone. Last month, I wrapped up ~5 terrific creative years with Applied Invention, where
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Dec
19

What I want for Christmas: A Quiet Internet

Social media has never been more popular. The world has never been more noisy than it is now. I think
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Oct
21

Adulting: The Fundamentals

“Get it together, dude.” “Ugh, I hate my job.” “I have no idea what to do next.” “I feel like
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Aug
14

altMBA recap: 84 hours, 105 kindred spirits, and countless lessons

I recently completed a month-long, intense online workshop called the altMBA. It was created by Seth Godin, one of the
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Jan
11

Book notes: The Art of Possibility

A brilliant book on redefining your perceptions and experience of what is possible in the world and in life. Absolutely
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Jul
16

Understanding the Internet: How Messages Flow Through TCP Sockets

One of the questions that has been coming up a lot lately as many people are building with Akka.Remote
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Apr
06

Computing and the Battle of the Futures

One of my earliest memories is of a decrepit, dusty blue Toyota pickup truck lazily rolling past our house. It
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Sep
13

Curiosity, and a Walk Through the Desert

I’ve been feeling damn frustrated since I got back from South America. Since I returned, I’ve been exploring
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Aug
21

How to Email Notes & Ideas Into Scrivener

Over the last several months, I’d fallen off the wagon writing-wise due to very heavy client workloads. I’m
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Mar
31

How to Unlock Foreign Languages: 11 Principles

Heads up: This a long, detailed post (~6,400 words) so you might want to read it somewhere comfy. You
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