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The recommender system you've always wanted

Friday, June 18, 2021

I mentioned last week that I'm planning to start freelancing. I've been about two weeks away from doing that for the past six months. On one hand, it's not necessarily a huge change—I'

App idea: casual curated newsletters

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The Sample reached an important milestone today: (That's a dynamically rendered page; I happened to catch it at the right time.) We also got a couple shout-outs: Fint og morsomt indeed. And on a

Protocol-based social networking, today

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Future of Discovery has a new look—I've switched from Substack to Buttondown, which I discuss below. I'm also going to try inserting stuff at the top of the emails, before the main article (

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Happy memorial day (or day after, by the time you get this). I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was planning to set up an API server that will provide the recommendations for both The Sample and

What I'm trying to do

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

I've almost finished the API server migration and getting Findka Essays back up; ETA is a couple days. My article for this week is basically a personal mission plan. I'd like to make more

dr. FAMGA in the house

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Top blockchain investors. AI drug discovery. Store of the future. VIEW IN BROWSER CBINSIGHTS July 24, 2021 Hi there, After a record-setting AI funding quarter, our analysts are answering the questions

From 0 to 133k Followers and the Jetset Influencer Lifestyle

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Free Training Magazine PODCAST Articles How did Rachel Pregunta go from a sales job to traveling the world, forming international partnerships, and building a community of 133000 followers? Instagram.

What's 🔥 in Enterprise IT/VC #247

Saturday, July 24, 2021

How to scale from 100 to 700 people in 2 years? Here's Dipti's (VP People) playbook from Snyk ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

🗞 What's New: Substack's new podcast network

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Also: Quitting your job to launch vs. starting a side gig. Which is best for you? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Should I keep doing this?

Saturday, July 24, 2021

​ Howdy! ​ I was curious to know: is it worth doing sales demos for our business? Ever since we started Transistor, we've had interest from larger, enterprise companies. (Especially for our private

🦄 Build your audience with this newsletter idea

Friday, July 23, 2021

Hey Makers, There's already 150 of you! So happy to have so many new readers. If you like my ideas, share the newsletter with your friends. You'll make my day! ❤️ This week I want to share an

10words: Top picks from this week

Friday, July 23, 2021

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🧠Case Study #106 - How to Promote a Blockbuster using Memes

Friday, July 23, 2021

If you are just now finding out about Kickstart Side Hustle, you can subscribe here If you enjoy this newsletter, please forward this email to your friends! 🙏 Hey! Once again thank you for all the

Help us shape the future of Buffer’s tools and content! ✨

Friday, July 23, 2021

Hello there! 👋 I have a question for you: If you are the owner of a small or medium sized business, what do you believe has helped your brand grow the most in the past 3 months? Our team is on a

Bootstrapped Founder #94: How to Kill Your Business

Friday, July 23, 2021

​ The Bootstrapped Founder Logo ​ ​ Dear founder, Most advice comes in the shape of telling you what to do to be successful. It's instructional, it shows the happy path, and as a reader, I resonate