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Conversations Log

August 18, 2021 — Thomas Leavitt

This is a list of conversations I've had, and when, and where, for future reference. Letters refer back to a private spreadsheet mapping letters to names.

  • A - August 11th, 2021 - FB Messenger, extensive chat, referred me to B
  • B - August 11th - FB Messenger, engineer, extensive chat
  • C - August 12th - reached out to me in email after seeing Space Hipsters post
  • D - various August - FB Messenger, engineer, follow up discussion, referred me to reading materials
  • E - August 16th - FB Messenger, software engineer, embededed HW designer, interested conceptually
  • F - August 18th, 2021 - email, LinkedIn, software engineer with experience, reached out
  • G - August, 2021 - startup advisor, various phone, text, email, agreed to advise
  • H - August, 2021 - various phone, webconference, text
  • I - August 18th, 2021 - FB Messenger, reached out
  • M - August 21, 2021 - VC, former co-worker, esponded via LinkedIn, no contacts in this segment
  • C - August 23, 2021 - in person conversation, hour long conversation, we're staying in touch, very useful constructive criticism and feedback
  • K - August 30, 2021 - responded to outreach via LinkedIn, author of interesting technical paper, professional experience
  • L - Sept 1, 2021 - responded to social media posting, messaged me directly, wants to contribute, expertise in this area
  • J - Sept 2, 2021 - phone conversation, 50 minutes, we'll be talking again next week, professional experience in this area

I also posted to the Space Hipsters Facebook Group ("a worldwide community that celebrates the past, present, and future of space exploration"), which prompted a very illuminating comment thread in response.

I've also send "cold emails" to various and sundry academics and professionals in this area that I surfaced one way or another and messaged folks on LinkedIn vi "InMails" (August 29th).

Tags: contacts, conversation, outreach