I'm Jason Shellen. Founder, designer and product leader on a mission to increase human understanding.
I founded Brizzly, Boxer & Google Reader and led product teams at Slack, Pinterest, Google and Blogger.
Now: Learning and hatching something new.
It’s been two months since I wrote about my ongoing struggle with chronic daily pain so here’s a quick progress update. In short, I’m in less pain in my head...
Oct 25 2018
The Long Middle Part
The opening of Stevie Nicks “Edge of Seventeen” crackles over an obscured speaker in the surgery center pre-op area. I’m in a recliner with a hairnet on and booties over...
Aug 13 2018
Tonight while looking for my personal blog post about the sale of Thing Labs to AOL I realized… I never posted it. There it sat in the drafts on Blogger....
Feb 29 2012
Build a new model
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Apr 10 2011
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