Why I respect Larry Willis

You opened up a new world of possibilities to me, big bro! You showed me that it’s cool to be involved in tech and be black. We need more brothers like you! Every young black male needs a role model like you. Thank God you’ve been blessed with an amazing wife, a beautiful daughter and Read more about Why I respect Larry Willis[…]

2017: What a year!

What a year it’s been. It’s safe to say that I started 2017 at the lowest point I’ve ever been in my life! I’m not being hyperbolic. This year ain’t been no crystal stair. “It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards were torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor – Read more about 2017: What a year![…]

Excuse me. May I have a minute of your time?

Hi, My name is Daniel and I’m a user experience designer with a decade of experience. I love the work I do, I’m pretty good at it and I’m an all around good guy.  I’m also an unemployed designer and have been looking for work in my field for almost 6 months. I’ve shown up Read more about Excuse me. May I have a minute of your time?[…]

Pharrell saved my life!

This is a story about how a mismatch clothing wearing, Star Trek loving, rock-n-roll playing,  black man from Virginia (my home state) saved my life forever. It was summer, freshman year of college I played a lot of basketball, worked out, conditioned, eat, went to church, worked, rinse and repeat all summer long. The radio Read more about Pharrell saved my life![…]

Letter to my younger self: Basketball Life & Times

After years of sacrificing blood, sweat and tears, changing high schools every 1.5 years, adjusting to being the new kid again, working to make several basketball teams at new high schools – all for your love of basketball, one day you’ll finally realize your dream of playing college basketball. Basketball will help to keep you Read more about Letter to my younger self: Basketball Life & Times[…]

My vision for the social network of the future.

Facebook, Snapchat, instagram, etc aren’t a big part of my life.  I deleted the Facebook app from my phone because I got tired of alerts about silly things “friends” posted. Instagram was fun for me for a while. Initially I followed photographers and posted some of my own photos. Slowly the app became another social Read more about My vision for the social network of the future.[…]