Trey Smith Blog

by Trey Smith

Founder of GameAcademy.com & Kayabit Games.

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All or Nothing

I used to think I was a slacker. Actually, I think most everyone else probably did as well. Depending on your definition, maybe I was a slacker.

The problem was this little thing called all or nothing. If I liked something, I would go all the way. If I didn’t like it, I would do nothing. There was no middle ground and that holds true today.

I don’t pay bills because if I did I would have horrible credit. I can’t stand paying bills. I also don’t like cooking. I could eat three meals a day at restaurants.

On the flip side, when we work on a product I am constantly adding new features and texting Nik at midnight with ideas. You would think he would get mad after a while, but he’s typically doing the same thing.

Because of this pattern, all or nothing has become a catch phrase in the office. If I am doing something I enjoy, I’ll go absolutely crazy on it. If I don’t like it, you couldn’t...

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Are wearables the future of tech?

The worst experience of social anxiety I have ever experienced was because of Larry Page. It was the day I got Google Glass and decided to wear it out in public.

I went to the Champagne Bakery in Encinitas, CA. I know everyone there because I used to grab coffee and a fast breakfast there almost daily after taking the kids to school.

Even though I was comfortable with them, I absolutely couldn’t stand the attention that Google Glass brought. The problem was the TYPE of attention I was getting.

It wasn’t “Hey this dude is awesome!” attention and it wasn’t “What the @#&% is this?” attention either.

It was worse than both of those.

It was the type of attention that is the absolute worst for a socially stunted person like myself. It was 100% USDA Grade A Unadulterated AWKWARD attention.

Not only did it make me feel awkward, it made everyone else feel awkward. At the time everyone...

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New Thoughts Here…

Hi,

Welcome to my new blog. I switched from my larger Wordpress site to Svbtle, because I really liked the idea of minimal blogging. Keeping things simple and focusing only on specific thoughts and ideas.

More to be posted soon.

Trey

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