Personal Writing

Recent Writing

The male midlife crisis is so fixed in popular culture that we have plenty of stereotypes and jokes about it. But what of the female midlife crisis? I wrote about my own midlife crisis for JennyMag, a website for Gen X and elder Millennial women.

Productivity Research

For several years, I've spent some of my free time reading research on the science that validates or invalidates commonly held beliefs about personal productivity, such as whether it's genuinely a bad idea to multitask (it's not) or how the look of an office affects workers' ability to do their jobs efficiently. I publish summaries of studies and some analysis of the findings on

For Fun and Older Writing

From time to time, I create oddball projects and post about them online, my favorite to date being The 100 Grams Project, in which I took pictures of exactly 100 grams of various foods.

Additionally, you can find some of my writing from as far back as 2007 on the archives of this blog.