Teams and Slack are preventing context in communications and sapping your team’s productivity.

Over the past five years, I have worked at consulting companies that had headquarters on the West Coast of the US and in the Asia Pacific region. As a resident of NYC, this means I’m constantly working outside of my circadian rhythm, often pushing my start time to noon or…

We should incentivize distributions of AI/ML models and provide the data to train our personal recommendation engines.

On October 5th, Frances Haugen, a former Facebook Product Manager, testified to Congress on Facebook and Instagram’s complicity in each one of our interactions with those services. This testimony ( which is further contextualized by MIT Technology Review) illustrated how Facebook’s algorithms essentially cause division and danger to our (and…

Part II of “So you want to make an app”

Making an app is complex, getting users to download your app is complicated.

This is the second article in my series “So you want to make an app ?!?!”. The first article can be found here:

I recently talked to a musician friend of mine. He was having trouble getting stand-in musicians for various gigs that he had booked.

“What I need is…

Depending on your perspective, it took a month … or a year

I’ve been writing on Medium for about a year. This will be my 26th or 27th article (depending on publication dates). My readership numbers have been slowly growing, but something strange happened in August. My numbers quintupled.

Last month will be the first month that I earned $50 on Medium…

Andrew Crider

Head of AI/ML Applications at Provoke Solutions ( Blogger at

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