Urban PlanningWalt Disney - The City Architect
Cities are in a world of trouble despite our best efforts to solve them. Their archaic infrastructures are showing cracks and their streets are congested to the point of being un-drivable. Who should we look to in order to tackle the problems with our cities? One surprising answer that I will explore in this essay—Walt Disney.
April 15, 2020
Future of WorkThe Role of E-Sports in K-12 Education
Since joining the edtech space, one of the biggest surprises I've had is the infiltration of E-Sports into K-12 schools. Kids today, can play E-Sports (e.g. MineCraft) the way previous generations used to play basketball or soccer.
January 25, 2020
Growing BusinessesThe Story Behind Disney's Reedy Improvement District
Instead of resting on the success of Disneyland, Walt Disney doubled down to build Disney World - a park that was nearly 300x the size of Disneyland. To make this happen, he partnered with the state of Florida to create the Reedy Creek Improvement District - a move that gave Disney unprecedented legislative power.
December 29, 2019