How to be a better friend, even when you're busy

The best time for people with Aspergers to throw a party for their friends is Passover. Passover is a very long meal where Jewish people follow proscribed conversations and eating rituals. No unstructured socializing. Which means people with Aspergers can have…

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Penelope Trunk

founded four startups. Her most recent is Quistic. She has been featured by a long list of media including CNN, ABC News, 20/20, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. She lives in Wisconsin and homeschools her sons More»


  • Coaching

    There are three career paths. One will fit you.

    I am reading Miranda July’s  book because she made a great ad for her book. It’s like a little film and after I saw the ad I got upset that I cannot make such good ads for my books. But then I...

  • Careers

    Voices of the defenders of grad school. And me crushing them.

    It’s pretty well established that non-science degrees are not necessary for a job. In fact, the degrees cost you too much money, require too long of a commitment, and do not teach you the real-life skills they promise. Yet, I...

  • Education

    Gender-neutral parenting: Another reason to homeschool

    The new word for he is ne and the new word for she is ne, too. Because we should not assume gender identification just from looking at someone. This was my introduction to the idea of raising kids in a gender-neutral environment.…