Len Kendall

Expert at nothing. Founder of CentUp.org. @LenKendall on Twitter


Actually Reading


Today I spent time reading articles in their entirety. It’s something I rarely do anymore, and I suspect many of you share this problem.


Men and Women and Public Conversations

I’m currently sitting in a coffee shop overhearing two conversations. One is between a pair of men, the other a pair of women. Both sets are fully…


When you see a great talk, follow up. 


When you go see a great talk, panel, interview, etc…follow up with the speakers.

Backing up…Two days ago I gave a talk at Chicago-based design school. A group of about 80 students in their mid-twenties listened to me yammer on for about 40 minutes and then I invited them to get in touch with me over email if they’d like. After the…


Geocaching, Ingress, and Discovering Overlapping Gaming Communities


When I started designing Cartegram, I had no idea that there were other live games out there like Geocaching and…

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A show and tell of the internet. Credit your source! 

A place to share your SXSW 2014 Panel Presentation in more detail.

A place to sell everyone on whey should vote or attend you panel in Austin.


I’m Currently Running My Last Kickstarter Campaign Ever


This is what happens when a platform decides to remove constraints. At this moment there are 80+ Potato Salad Kickstarter…


Making an iPhone Game without Code


For most of my life I’ve played games. In highschool I overindulged in RPGs like Final Fantasy and Xenogears. In college it was Counterstrike with friends…


Product Dev Friday


PDF is the latest craze (amongst my friends and I) that you’ve gotta know about! Participating is super simple: You plan ahead and get everything from your day-to-day…


Interests are not Side Projects

And interests aren’t interesting to others.


If you google the phrase “the importance of side projects” you’ll get just over 6.5…


Why’d I buy that domain?

or www.whatwasithinking.stupid/wha?


I have a problem. I buy way too many domain names.

Then I let them expire because either I don’t have time to do anything with them, or realize the idea behind the domain was idiotic. I expressed some self-loathing on Twitter today as I just purchased yet ANOTHER domain and Rob Oswald…


Gaming the System


As much as we’d like to believe that the products and news captivating our online discussions all happened naturally, a large percentage of them actually got there through…


Get Paid On Medium

(an unofficial project by CentUp)


tl;dr: Medium is a great platform and community, but it needs an easy way for talented writers to…