• Claire Hughes Johnson, Building Stripe from 160 to 6,000+ Employees — How to Take Radical Ownership of Your Life and Career (#724)
    Business

    Claire Hughes Johnson, Building Stripe from 160 to 6,000+ Employees — How to Take Radical Ownership of Your Life and Career (#724)

    Illustration via 99designs “There are two gaps that I think are really hard. One is people who can’t stop being victims, and the other gap is—I call it ‘self-awareness gap,’ where they think they are the best in the world.” — Claire Hughes Johnson Claire Hughes Johnson (@chughesjohnson) currently serves as a corporate officer and advisor for Stripe, a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the Internet. Claire previously served as Stripe’s chief operating officer from 2014 to 2021, helping grow the company from fewer than 200 employees to more than 6,000. At various times, she led business operations, sales, marketing, customer support, risk, real estate, and all…

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  • Sometimes It’s The Little Things
    Technology

    Sometimes It’s The Little Things

    I had one of those why-didn’t-I-think-of-it moments this week, reading this article about multiplexing I2C on the ESP32 microcontroller. The idea is so good, and so simple, that it’s almost silly that it’s not standard hacker practice. And above all, it actually helps solve a problem that I’ve got. This is why I read Hackaday every day. I2C is great in that it lets you connect up multiple devices to a pair of wires using a very bus architecture. Every device has its own address, the host calls them out, and hopefully all other devices keep quiet while just the right one responds. But what happens when you want to…

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  • NBA great Stephen Curry gifts UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov signed game jersey in Toronto
    Sports & Travel

    NBA great Stephen Curry gifts UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov signed game jersey in Toronto

    Greatness recognizes greatness. While in Canada for appearances, UFC Hall of Famer Khabib Nurmagomedov took some time out of his schedule to take in an NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors, and also meet one of the best shooters of all-time, Stephen Curry. “It’s different expereince to watch live one of the best NBA player in the world,” Nurmagomedov tweeted along with a picture of Curry on the court mid-game. On the second night of back-to-back games on a road trip which included Curry’s first game in Canada since 2019, the Warriors picked up their eighth straight away victory. In typical Curry fashion, he made…

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  • Why Exercise Needs Vary Between Individuals
    Health

    Why Exercise Needs Vary Between Individuals

    Do you ever feel like you’re in a fitness maze, trying to crack the code for your ideal workout routine? Picture this: You’re committed to your workouts, following the latest trendy routines, or mimicking your friend’s exercise regimen that has seemingly transformed their physique. But oddly enough, your results aren’t quite what you expected. Sound familiar? Exercise isn’t a one-size-fits-all prescription. It’s a personalized journey, intricately woven with your unique biological makeup, lifestyle, aspirations, and health. Yet, despite its inherently personalized nature, the fitness world often presents us with a cookie-cutter approach – a single roadmap promising identical results for everyone. Consider this scenario: Two individuals embark on the same…

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