Gideon Goldin is a designer with a background in cognitive science living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This blog explores his thoughts at the intersection of psychology and tool use—from traditional crafts like cooking and woodworking to modern enterprises like artificial intelligence and data science.

Gideon currently heads design at Tamr. He serves as advisor to Empirical, prior to which he consulted for Google, Stack Education, Praetorian, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Sally Mann.

Gideon has given talks at Brown, Bentley University, MIT, UMass Dartmouth, The Startup Institute, and software organizations around Boston. In his spare time, he enjoys experimenting with conceptual software and building Shaker-inspired furniture with hand tools.