Based on his years of experience, Jon shares what he’s found has made his past long distance relationships work.
Improving Your Public Speaking in 15 Minutes
Interactive workshop for fixing the common mistakes people make in public speaking.
Machine Learning at Khan Academy
A pen and paper lesson on the basics of Machine Learning as seen through an application at Khan Academy.
A Guide to Practical Hardware Hacking
A walkthrough of the tools and steps involved in hardware hacking – from designing to buying the components.
A 5 minute lightning talk on the completely ridiculous reason why there are “this may cause cancer” signs everywhere in California.
Manipulations and Making GIFs in Photoshop
A walkthrough demo of manipulating photos to realistically look like you’re surrounded by celebrities! Also how to make GIFs to become Tumblr famous.
An Introduction to Machine Learning
A pen and paper lesson explaining the basics of machine learning. How machine learning allows us to compare apples to oranges.
Building an Information Empire
How startups have become like assembly line workers of the Industrial era. Trends and other interesting data on the current tech industry.
Taking Care of Your Digital Afterlife
What do we do with our passwords and digital belongings when we die? For more information, click here.
History of Circumcision
How circumcision came to be and how it got to where it is today, despite having no real evidence of medical benefits! Also some clarifications on female circumcision and mutilation.
Brief notes to complement slides: Circumcision essentially started as a random trial attempted to cure a boy’s walking problems. Somehow it actually worked, and it took off from there. While thereafter it was shown to not work for curing any ailments, it did prove to reduce masterbation, and due to religions it became a prescribed procedure.