Adam Steltzner is on a hunt for the truth. The engineer led the Entry, Descent, and Landing team on the Mars Curiosity Rover project, and tasked with delivering a rover the size of a small car safely to the Martian surface, decided that the best solution for final descent was a flying rocket crane. It seems crazy, but it was the right kind of crazy.
Every week, we share cool productivity tips from our favorite experts. Today, you’re stuck with me instead. I’m Eric Ravenscraft, yes it’s my real last name, and this is how I do things like write words on the internet.
Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts and personalities. This week, we’re talking about how we work, and today, it’s my turn. Somehow I’m in the big chair now, so here’s how I keep this ship on course.
If you don’t follow the daily workings of Silicon Valley you might not realize that Google doesn’t just acquire startups—they’re also deeply involved with venture capital investments. GV is the venture capital arm of Alphabet Inc., and they’ve put over $2 billion into promising companies since their inception.
Poor-quality sleep can affect workers’ mood and judgmentand result in serious health problems.