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February 2021 | Archive

A beginner's guide to NFTs
American Idle
Bitcoin for the Open-Minded Skeptic
EVE Online’s Short Squeeze And Real-World Economy Ambitions
how timeless is timeless advice?
How to Eat an Elephant, One Atomic Concept at a Time
My Collectible Ass
The Perfect Paradox of Star Brands: An Interview with Bernard Arnault of LVMH
Who Is Beeple? How Artist Mike Winkelmann Made Millions From Selling NFTs and Digital Art
Why did I leave Google or, why did I stay so long?
Why Diversification Results In Mediocrity
“User Engagement” Is Code for “Addiction”
Hiring Executives & Bad Advice
A Brief History of Match-Three Games
A psychoanalytic reading of social media and the death drive
A Step by Step Guide to NFTs for Creators
Accessible, Affordable, Acceptable: How COVID-19 Has Shaped Mental Health Care
Aesthetics Wiki: Cottagecore Was Just the Beginning
All roads lead to Rome
always bet on text
Amazon and the "profitless business model" fallacy
Apple, Its Control Over the iPhone, The Internet, And The Metaverse
Banking-as-a-service is a boon to fintech
Basic.Space Is the Invite-Only Resale Platform Naomi Osaka and Virgil Abloh Have Already Joined
Bearbrick: The New LEGO for Adults
Brian Armstrong on the Crypto Economy
Can luxury brands crack WeChat mini games in 2021?
Chess.com finds streaming success
Clubhouse’s Inevitability
Coinbase Reveals $322M in Profit For 2020 Ahead of Landmark Public Debut
Coinbase Seed Round Pitch Deck
Covid: 'Insane' success of goat Zooms nets Rossendale farm £50k
Creeping as a Service (CraaS)
DeFi + Creators = 🚀
Does Apologizing Work? An Empirical Test of the Conventional Wisdom by Richard Hanania
Don't be a generalist.
eCommerce 3.0: Defining the Next Generation of Purchasing
effort
Email from Jeff Bezos to employees
Experts Versus Elites
FaZe Clan, Fandom And The New Brand Flywheel
Finally, a private stock exchange
Foreign brands have a new fast-track into China's market: the addictive app Red
Got NFT? Crypto art for dummies
Here's what really happens to the items you return online
How a Health Food Store Became L.A.'s Hottest Hangout
How Candles Became the Lockdown's Interior Status Symbol
How do you describe TikTok?
How hard should I push myself?
How Many People Did Nuclear Energy Kill? Nuclear Death Toll
How social networks got competitive again
How Tesla’s Charging Stations Left Other Manufacturers in the Dust
How the Pandemic Exacerbated Burnout
How This Ends
How to write a cold email
I helped build ByteDance's censorship machine
Improving VC to VC Meetings
Internet Friends
Jay-Z Sells Half of Ace of Spades Champagne to LVMH
Kevin Garnett Isn’t Sure His Generation Could Play in Today’s N.B.A.
Lionel Messi, Barcelona and the Crippling Cost of Success
Making Vaccine
Marc Chagall's Ceiling for the Paris Opera
Mirror of Your Mind
My Ideal Board Meeting
My Personal Moonshot
Naomi Osaka & Cordae: The Coolest Young Couple on the Planet Right Now
New Industries Come From Crazy People
NFTs and a Thousand True Fans
NFTs make the internet ownable
One-of-a-Kinds
Online art-selling platforms like Artsy are seeing record sales
Owning the funnel
PayPal wants to be a super app
Peacetime CEO/Wartime CEO
Peloton: An oral history from 'janky broken' bikes to champagne bottle-popping
Persuading the Unpersuadable
Pivotal Figure Emerges In Moet-Vuitton Feud (1988)
Pixar in a Box: the art of storytelling
Power to the Person
Prediction Markets: Tales from the Election
Research: Why Breathing Is So Effective at Reducing Stress
Roger Federer as Religious Experience
San Francisco Giants outfielder Drew Robinson's remarkable second act
Squad Wealth
Startups and Uncertainty
Superstar Cities Are in Trouble
Supreme made a personal watercraft, a mini-fridge, and a box of Wheaties
Taste for Makers
Tesla Rival Lucid Motors Paid a Price For Its SPAC Deal
The Beach Bum Who Beat Wall Street and Made Millions on GameStop
The Beginning of the End
The Bitcoin Accounting Edition
The business of being a Youtube influencer with MKBHD
The Clubhouse App and the Rise of Oral Psychodynamics
The Dark Forest Theory of the Internet
the Fenty identity
The first Industrial Revolution from home
The Furry Lisa, CryptoArt, & The New Economy Of Digital Creativity
The Great GameStop Stock Shock
The house that Bitcoin built
The Illusions of Free-to-Play
The man behind Fortnite is making the riskiest bet of his career. The payoff could be huge
The manipulation of the American mind: Edward Bernays and the birth of public relations
The new gold rush is happening on Instagram
The next big thing in retail comes with Chinese characteristics
The Ownership Economy: Crypto & The Next Frontier of Consumer Software
The Pirate Problem
The Plan to Bring Supreme to the Masses
The Presence Shortage
The Rise and Fall of Bitcoin Billionaire Arthur Hayes
The role of the CEO: managing yourself
The SEC Wants Reddit Meme Stocks to Admit They're Dangerous
The Surprising Ascent of KAWS
The Third Party API Economy Part II: Announcing the API-First Directory
The Ultimate Time Management Guide
Three Growth Opportunities Unlocked by IDFA Depreciation
Tom Brady, the Super Bowl and the aging athlete's mind-body problem
understanding
Vikings are the new Fortnite - Dirt
Vintage Furniture Sellers of Instagram Are Exhausted
WebMD, And The Tragedy Of Legible Expertise
What I learned from Jeff Bezos after reading every Amazon shareholder letter
What I Worked On
What Is Top Shot?
What makes Tom Brady great? Former NFL QBs share opinions
What Networks Whisper
What the Hell is Going On?
What You Can't Say
WHAT YOUR DATA TEAM IS USING: THE ANALYTICS STACK
When Everyone’s a Genius (A Few Thoughts on Speculation)
Why Bitcoin Matters
Why Brands Are Putting Celebrities in the C-Suite
Why Editorial Brands Will Dominate Retail’s ‘Long Tale’
Why former Burt’s Bees execs are funding Raleigh startups
Why Games are the Solution to Remote Team Building
Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy
Why the future of work will look like a video game
Within the Context of No-Context
YouTube of the future.
Consumer Demand Snaps Back. Factories Can’t Keep Up
Deepfake videos of Tom Cruise show the technology's threat to society is very real
Bitcoin and Buying Things
Grow the Puzzle Around You