Checklists: The WordCamp Portland Video

Video from my talk at WordCamp Portland is now live on!

The title of the talk is “Checklists: A Path to Mistake-Free Development and Publishing”. But, as my friend Justin tweeted, it wasn’t really about checklists, so much as about keeping your promises.

In lieu of posting slides (the slides were too interactive and aren’t valuable on their own), I’ll follow this up soon by posting a digest from the talk.

Check out the video, and if you enjoy it, please pass it on and let me know what you think!

High Profile Doctor Speaks Truth

Dr. Sanjay Gupta:

I mistakenly believed the Drug Enforcement Agency listed marijuana as a schedule 1 substance because of sound scientific proof. Surely, they must have quality reasoning as to why marijuana is in the category of the most dangerous drugs that have “no accepted medicinal use and a high potential for abuse.”

They didn’t have the science to support that claim, and I now know that when it comes to marijuana neither of those things are true. It doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works.


Full article here.