Carson Kahn

Entrepreneur, product manager, designer, developer, educational technologist, engineer, teacher. Working to improve one million lives. http://carsonkahn.com


33 Takeaways of 2013

From entrepreneurship and design to health and wellness, I’ve never learned so much in a single year from so many incredible people.


Open Your Mouth, Lose Your Money: the Magic of Restraint

When it comes to high-stakes publicity, sometimes nothing really is better than something.


Why #Hyperloop Is Doomed to Fail

Elon Musk’s brainchild has blasted out of stealth-mode again — but it’s going to crash if it doesn’t fix this fatal flaw.


Send-off Announcement: Exiting Our Tech Startup

Keystone Learning Systems has had a great run. It’s been a tremendous journey. The time has come to say goodbye… And…

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New Years, New Beginnings & New Insights

Little-known, high-impact, and often counterintuitive tips and tricks for succeeding in the wild world of startups. This is #StartupSecrets.


33 Takeaways of 2013

From entrepreneurship and design to health and wellness, I’ve never learned so much in a single year from so many incredible people.


Making History: First Day Ever

Today, Watson inaugurated its first class of social and tech entrepreneurs with a bang.


Looking for Collaborators

Anyone interested in coauthoring an editorial on Medium? 


While ideating topics I plan to cover in coming months, I realized I’d love…


Being Grateful for Tools


Stop, right now, and look around. How many things in your vicinity are tools? How many of these make your work markedly easier? How many could you live without?


Film Critique: Christian Bale Excels in “The Machinist”


Some of my favorite films are character studies that explore the aberrations of the human psyche. On the surface, they keep us…


Serendipity: Jazz, Dubstep & the Element of Surprise


When’s the last time you queued up an album, pressed ‘Play’, and found yourself overcome with surprise? How about the last time you…


First Things First Y50 (a Neue Manifesto)


Designers rejoice: yesterday we celebrated the 50th-Annual World Graphic Design Day. The day marks a half-century of creative advocacy at…