Amplify Your Gumption with Tech (and avoid its traps!)
EP22. of The Gumpcast w/ Islam El Ashi 🇵🇸🇨🇦
How can we use technology to amplify our lives rather than letting it drain us?
I traveled to Switzerland to reconnect with my old roommate to discuss this very important question on my quest for gumption.
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Check out this episode with engineer Islam El Ashi, as he takes us on his journey from optimizing ads for Twitter to using his abilities to help Syrian refugees, send a camera into the stratosphere, to now help build the world's biggest internet computer blockchain at Dfinity.
His perspective will get you thinking about your everyday life and relationship with technology from a lens that will help you amplify your gumption versus letting tech drain it.
What other ways can we amplify our life with technology? What experiments have you done to avoid infinite scroll loops and other gumption traps we experience with tech in our lives?
In case you are wondering, our prototype for the bag was successful and got me all the way through Lisbon, Egypt and San Francisco! Here are some pictures from the trip.
Here is the video we mentioned - check his channel for more