Brian Timar


About me

Hi, I’m Brian Timar.

This is my personal site. Here are some of my favorite pages:

Mimetic traps

I wrote about competitive pressures and how they lead to poor decisions.

Resources for definite optimism

A collection, sporadically updated, of resources useful in cultivating definite optimism.

Why Master and Commander is my favorite movie

Bad startup ideas

A list of bad startup ideas (send me yours).

My current location is: San Francisco, CA. If you’re nearby and want to meet up, let me know!

Recent posts

Dec 5, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Painting as a Pastime
Oct 22, 2019
Quotes from 'Painting as a Pastime'