Reading List

Reading List

I'm trying an experiment where I use Notion to save all of the interesting articles that I read this past month. I'm always looking for recommendations. Feel free to tweet me: @blakeir

(Updated: 3.03.2023)

Reading Lists from Previous Months

February 2023

Behind the Business of Fashion Substacks
Exclusive Q&A: John Carmack's 'Different Path' to Artificial General Intelligence
A Malleable Web
The In-game Economics of Ultima Online
The VC's Customer
The Case of Playrix and why Product-Market fit is a Moving Target
February’s top mobile game downloads
How to Make Wealth
How do you monetize Minesweeper?
Bigmode's journey, from YouTubers to publishers
​Ticket for Coffee Shop Frustration: Ordering Black Coffee
Consumer Social Apps — what makes them viral
Life After Food?
Valve's new stance on Steam keys: what to know?
Tencent Sets Precedent in Banning Boosting Service
Your Super Bowl chicken wings have a surprising origin story
Let a 1,000 flowers bloom. Then rip 999 of them out by the roots.
Understanding Uncertainty in Games with
Twitch streamer Kai Cenat breaks subscriber record
The Chatbot Search Wars Have Begun
11 tips for killer User Acquisition ops (Q1 version)
Taking advantage when a window opens for you
Honey, we blew up the Hollywood business model
Hogwarts Legacy Is Biggest Global Launch Ever for Warner Bros. Games
How Spotify's podcast bet went wrong
A hypothesis about Twitter's For You algorithm
Elle Mills: Why I Quit YouTube global launch UA case study
The grifter content mill
Walmart’s Flipkart is Amazon’s India competition
How to be the #1 game in US Appstore without spending a dime?
AI Platforms, Markets, & Open Source
Activision Blizzard and NetEase’s feud, explained
Playtika's $800 million bid for Rovio may make sense for the acquirer, but is it the best move for Rovio?
The Real Danger of the Microsoft's Activision Deal
I was an App Store games editor – that’s how I know Apple doesn’t care about games
The Royalty Wars
Web Push for Web Apps on iOS and iPadOS
What Is ChatGPT Doing … and Why Does It Work? | Stephen Wolfram
Club Penguin: An interview with co-founder Lance Priebe
Mapping a YouTube Star
Startup Decoupling & Reckoning
Hunting Godzilla & why games is the most misunderstood sector in tech