Cam Pegg

Hi, I’m Cam.

I’m a digital product and strategy guy working at Critical Mass in New York City. I help people solve problems and build useful, intuitive and delightful products and services.

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Still Snowy
That Face
Snowy Morning, Central Park
Sleepy Puppy
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Currently Reading

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Learning Experiences

A screen capture from my ‘<p>Calculator</p>’ experiment

Experiment #05


This little effort comes with my sincerest apologies to Mr Rams for butchering his work.

A screen capture from my ‘<p>Polar Clock</p>’ experiment

Experiment #04

Polar Clock

Finding out a little more about how to work with D3 to draw and manipulate shapes.

A screen capture from my ‘<p>Magnetic Poetry</p>’ experiment

Experiment #03

Magnetic Poetry

I like those magnetic poetry kits, but I don’t want to stick a bunch of stuff to my fridge.

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Running Around

A map showing the route for ‘(Kinda) Long and (Very) Slow’

May 8, 2021 at 7:25a.m.

(Kinda) Long and (Very) Slow

  • Time: 1:32:12
  • Distance: 17.69km / 10.99mi
  • Pace: 5:12/km / 8:23/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Day Off’

May 7, 2021 at 6:26a.m.

Day Off

  • Time: 50:13
  • Distance: 10.1km / 6.28mi
  • Pace: 4:58/km / 7:59/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Solo Lap’

May 5, 2021 at 6:26a.m.

Solo Lap

  • Time: 47:09
  • Distance: 9.61km / 5.97mi
  • Pace: 4:54/km / 7:53/mi
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May 3, 2021

The Grim Secret of Nordic Happiness

Is hygge still a thing? The Danish concept of comfortable conviviality and all things cozy is supposed to capture the essence of Danish culture and has been marketed as the secret for happy living. A few years back, there was a surge of hygge-related books, articles, and household products.

Slate • 1,231 words • 6 minute read

April 29, 2021

How to motivate yourself to change

Change is hard, but it’s possible. Use motivational interviewing techniques to build your confidence, and take the plunge Struggling to change in the ways we want to is a common human experience. Many of the practical steps required aren’t easy or fun. This makes motivation a challenge.

Psyche • 4,803 words • 22 minute read

April 21, 2021

There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021. At first, I didn’t recognize the symptoms that we all had in common. Friends mentioned that they were having trouble concentrating.

The New York Times • 1,513 words • 7 minute read

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