Work / Play 

A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both. — Francois Auguste Rene Chateaubriand

About Andrew Kortina - In stereo…



Oakland Film Club - Rob and I host this regularly. We do ‘homework’ prepping for each viewing, which makes it a little bit more fun (especially for the presenter) than just watching a movie.

Lucas - Bedford Ave looked like a pop-art installation.

Identity Swap - Really fun collab with Kristin Lucas at the New Museum…. arg, should have actually built this!

Salt and Pepper - Iqram and I chat Venmo at the Northside Festival.

Future of the Wallet - A talk about how you might orchestrate commerce with rich APIs.

Jazzy's isn't open for dinner - Originally was gonna pass, then thought what would Bill Murray do in this situ’ash?

Work, Art, and Dignity in the Face of AI and Mass Automation - Recording of a talk I did at FORM 2018 along with a map of my writing on work, dignity, and AI.

Consciousness, Computation, and the Universe - two part seminar Rob and I organized for MIT’s IAP 2018.

AI, Mass Automation, and the Evolution of Human Dignity - two part seminar I organized for MIT’s IAP 2017.


Fin - Founded with my friend, Sam.

Venmo - Founded with my friend, Iqram.

GitHub - My open source projects.

Unsubscribe Button for Chrome - Adds a shortcut to Gmail for unsubscribing from marketing emails.

Focus Reader View for Chrome - Adds a “Reader View” (like Safari’s or Readability) to Chrome.

Run in Terminal for vscode - Use a keyboard shortcut to run any command in the Integrated Terminal of Virtual Studio Code.

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