How status is conferred to curators
Note: I’ve renamed this newsletter “Ideas & Musings” to better describe the spirit of this newsletter, which I see as emergent, experimental, and evolv…
Previously we discussed how software and markets are eating the world. We discussed how the internet ate media, and how it needs to eat education and h…
In 2011, Marc Andreessen argued “software is eating the world”. “Over the next 10 years,” Marc said, “I expect many more industries to be disrupted by …
Taking signaling from IRL to URL
How infinite games breed positive sumness
Scarcity to abundance, then back again
The tensions between truth and social cohesion
Silicon Valley is a magical place. Over the last 50 years, it has birthed and scaled most of the major technology companies in our era. It has served a…
The world is going virtual, and we’re all moving to the internet. Andreessen Horowitz recently ran a survey across their 250+ companies asking how they…
Libertarianism has been around for a long time, and yet it’s always had a niche audience. Not only does libertarianism not have mass appeal, it also do…
Update: On Deck recently launched longevity and ed-tech verticals Previously, we talked about how free speech leads to moral progress, particularly thr…