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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New Toy, Who Dis?
One Hundred Twenty-Four
The Only Way is Up
(Virtual) Boston
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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 ‘(Super) Easy Miles’

October 23, 2020 at 6:50a.m.

(Super) Easy Miles

  • Time: 39:01
  • Distance: 7.5km / 4.66mi
  • Pace: 5:12/km / 8:22/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Thursday 200s’

October 22, 2020 at 6:38a.m.

Thursday 200s

  • Time: 52:36
  • Distance: 10.01km / 6.22mi
  • Pace: 5:15/km / 8:27/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Five and Change’

October 21, 2020 at 6:51a.m.

Five and Change

  • Time: 26:42
  • Distance: 5.45km / 3.39mi
  • Pace: 4:53/km / 7:52/mi
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October 22, 2020

How to read

Five years ago I realized that I remembered almost nothing about most books that I read. I was reading all kinds of non-fiction - pop-psychology, pop-economics, pop-sociology, you name it - and felt like quite the polymath auto-didact. But one day, after I had finished blathering at a friend about how much I had enjoyed Thinking, Fast and Slow, they asked for a quick summary of the book’s overall thesis.

Robert Heaton • 1,742 words • 8 minute read

October 21, 2020

Blockchain, the amazing solution for almost nothing

Blockchain technology is going to change everything: the shipping industry, the financial system, government … in fact, what won’t it change? But enthusiasm for it mainly stems from a lack of knowledge and understanding. The blockchain is a solution in search of a problem.

The Correspondent • 3,945 words • 17 minute read

October 19, 2020

Taking Back Our Privacy

Walking down Abbot Kinney Boulevard, the retail strip in Venice, California, can feel like scrolling through Instagram. One afternoon this July, people sat at outdoor tables beneath drooping strings of fairy lights, sipping cocktails and spearing colorful, modestly dressed salads.

The New Yorker • 8,563 words • 39 minute read

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