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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(Virtual) Boston
Please Wear a Mask
New Haircut
Sunday Morning
Washington St
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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 ‘I Do Run On Mondays?’

September 21, 2020 at 6:06a.m.

I Do Run On Mondays?

  • Time: 52:24
  • Distance: 10.27km / 6.38mi
  • Pace: 5:06/km / 8:12/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Easy Like Sunday Morning’

September 20, 2020 at 8:17a.m.

Easy Like Sunday Morning

  • Time: 49:29
  • Distance: 10.12km / 6.29mi
  • Pace: 4:53/km / 7:51/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Boat Basin Return’

September 18, 2020 at 6:11a.m.

Boat Basin Return

  • Time: 52:31
  • Distance: 10.45km / 6.49mi
  • Pace: 5:01/km / 8:05/mi
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September 21, 2020

Build Personal Moats

My favorite career advice is to develop a “personal moat.” A personal moat is a set of unique and accumulating competitive advantages in the context of your career. Like company moats, your personal moat should be a competitive advantage specific to you that's not only durable, but compounds over time.

Erik Torenberg's Thoughts • 1,146 words • 5 minute read

September 9, 2020

How to Read Fewer Books

The modern world firmly equates the intelligent person with the well-read person. Reading books, a lot of books, is the hallmark of brilliance as well as the supreme gateway to prestige and understanding. It’s hard to imagine anyone arriving at any insights of value without having worked their way through an enormous number of titles over the years. There is apparently no limit to how much we should read.

The School of Life • 1,437 words • 7 minute read

September 6, 2020

How to Talk Yourself Into Better Endurance

I’m an instinctive skeptic, so the widespread claim from sports psychologists that the semi-random babble of words bouncing around in my head can influence my 10K time has always seemed… improbable, to put it politely.

Outside Magazine • 1,218 words • 6 minute read

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