January 2021 | Archive

$2 Million for T-Shirts? How Supreme and Nike Cracked the Auction Market
/r/WallStreetBets is trying something unprecedented in history
100 Tips For A Better Life – ideopunk
2020 letter | Dan Wang
2021 Predictions #1 Puzzle Games Becomes the Top Grossing Genre on Mobile
2021 Predictions #2 Will the Hypercasual Party Ever Stop???
2021 Predictions #3 Top Mobile RPGs Will Go Cross Platform
2021 Predictions #4 Contenders Throwdown for Supercell's Mid-Core Crown
2021 Predictions #5 Sports Games Race into a Billion Dollar Club
50 Ideas That Changed My Life - David Perell
A beginner's guide to NFTs
A Personal Digital Reset
A Super Fast Overview and History of Tech VC
Being an Amazon Seller in 2020; Year in Review
Birkin Demand: A Sage & Stylish Investment
Climbing the wrong hill
Cole Bennett is This Generation's Rick Rubin
Cooks Turned Instagram Into the World’s Greatest Takeout Menu
Creative burnout: when the creativity tap runs dry
Creator Hierarchy of Needs
Crowdfund: $ESSAY
David Rockefeller’s Rolodex Was the Stuff of Legend. Here’s a First Peek.
Dirt: Streaming culture is never finished
Disney Plus’ new Pixar Popcorn shorts changed how the animation studio works
Don't Kill Time
Epic Games Store 2020 Year in Review
Essay: The meme economy
Everything is content now
Game. Stop.
GameStonk Rocket Rocket Rocket
HODINKEE founder Ben Clymer on how to build a $100 million ecommerce and media empire
Homesteading Mental Models
How Amazon's Super-Complex Shipping System Works
How Chaotic Redditors Made GameStop Stock Skyrocket (and Made Short Sellers Cry)
How hard should I push myself?
How Hip-Hop Helped Cash App Grow Faster - Trapital
How Mac Miller Created a Musical Circle
How More TikTok Stars Can Succeed in the Music Industry
How Narvar succeeds in silence
How Playrix' Township Became a Billion Dollar Game
How Spotify beat Apple at their own game
How to Beat the Casino, and How They'll Stop You
How to Trick People Into Saving Money
Hyperleveraged companies
I Pressed ⌘B. You Wouldn't Believe What Happened Next - Marcin Wichary, Figma
Ideas That Changed My Life
Infinite Content & the end of niche
Investment XYZ: Cuban's Collar -- Anatomy of a Famous Trade
Is Substack the Media Future We Want?
Is the Supreme Logo Really Worth $2.1 Billion?
Joke Capital
Junk Cabin: Secretly building my wife a COVID office
Leading Through Anxiety
Marie-Louise Khondji Talks Launching Le Cinéma Club Streaming Platform
Markets and Morals
memo 23: everyone wants equity
Michelin restaurants and fabulous wines: Inside the secret team dinners that have built the Spurs' dynasty
Miyamoto on World 1-1: How Nintendo made Mario's most iconic level
Mmmmm. Yeah. Exactly. Right right right
Networking Advice on How to Become Insanely Well-Connected
No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees
Palantir’s God’s-Eye View of Afghanistan
Peter Thiel's Investing Secrets
Predictions for gaming in 2021
Radiohead's Masterpiece in Orchestration - YouTube
Reanimating Pixar: How Pete Docter Steered the Studio Out of Scandal
Richard Feynman Magnets
Running a Successful Membership / Subscription Program
Russell Wilson's late pass call gives WR David Moore $100,000 bonus
She would be 80 today
Shopify, SPACs and Status: My Interview with Jim O'Shaughnessy (Part One)
Should You Donate to Wikipedia?
Six Ways New Social Companies Will Monetize
So You Want to Open a Hotel? Now?
Social Climber - Product Lost
Still Alive
Streaming culture is never finished
Suck It, Wall Street
Supercell’s challenge
Superweb: A New Internet
The Anatomy of Metroid: I. Welcome to Zebes
The Barry Diller Playbook
The battle inside Signal
The Designers Bringing Fun Back to Furniture
The Economics of VCs Recycling Management Fees
The Evolution of Cloud
The first phygital coup
The Founders of Harry's Got a $1.37 Billion Offer to Sell. But the FTC Wasn't Sold
The Game Never Stops
The Inside Story of How the Lowly PDF Played the Longest Game in Tech
The Internet Country
The Liquid Self
The Man Behind Pixar’s Deepest Explorations
The Man Who Turned Credit-Card Points Into an Empire
The Michael Scott Theory of Social Class
The most we can say about earnings of Substack's top writers
The Music Theory of Tik Tok Sea Shanties
The Myth of The Infrastructure Phase
The NBA’s Best Young Stars Loved the Same Player. He Hated the NBA.
The new rails for voice
The Perks of Niche Fame
The power of saying no
The Profile Dossier: Charlie Munger, the Master of Mental Models
The Road Not Taken: Stripe, Ant, PayTM & Defi
The Story of a Cap Table: Affirm
The Unbeatable Ed Hyman
The Unbundling Of Indexes and Markets
The Untold Story Of Watchmaking's Most Iconic Advertising Campaign: The 'Generations' Campaign Of Patek Philippe
Their Venture Fund Was ‘A Sign Of A Bubble.’ Then They Turned $1.9 Million In DoorDash Into $440 Million
These Gas-Station Entrepreneurs Favored Food Over Fuel and Got Rich
Venture Capital Scout Programs: FAQs
WallStreetBets Founder Reckons With Legacy Amid Stock-Market Frenzy
Warren Buffett Explains the Washington Post Investment
Watch Bill Gates Give Brilliant 30-Second Answers To Common Job Interview Questions
What 5 billion-dollar games tell us about mobile in 2020
What does Plaid do?
What is Amazon?
What's DevOps?
Who Will Control the Software That Powers the Internet?
Why Content is King
Why Markets Boomed in a Year of Human Misery
Why Nike is Winning
Why Success Won't Make You Happy
Why the Ultimate Luxury in Fashion Is a Human Connection
Will Self: How Should We Read?
Windows of Opportunity: A Fleeting Chance at the Impossible
You'll Figure It Out