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Communicating online

Seth Godin highlights four ‘big leaps’ that exist when moving communication online. “It’s not just like the real world but with keyboards.” | learn more

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Happiness is peace in motion

Naval Ravikant has transitioned from startup investor to philosopher, and I like it! “The first problem with attaining peace is that no activity will get you there. Fundamentally, peace is inactivity; it’s a sense that everything is fine.” | learn more

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The cobra effect – unintended consequences

Once upon a time in Delhi, the governor decided there were too may cobras. So, he set a cash bounty on cobra skins. Entrepreneurial citizens began farming cobras to earn cash. The government got wise and canceled the program. The […]

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A conversation with Daniel Kahneman

This is the guy who pioneered research into human bias and is considered a father of behavioral economics. Now that bias is the talk of the town, he’s focused on another decision-making problem: noise. | learn more

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40 powerful concepts

Rolled up into one page, this is a series of tweets by Gurwinder Bhogal describing important concepts with few words. Examples of concepts: causal reductionism, emergence, survivorship bias, concept creep, and streetlight effect (pictured above). | learn more

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5 building blocks for your customer acquisition machine

Written by Alex Iskold of 2048 Ventures, one of my favorite writers in early-stage tech. “Even the best companies that build products that early customers want need to carefully think through how to acquire more customers. Just throwing money at […]