Notes and observations from a lifelong pursuit of learning.
Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 01/13/2020)
A Decade of Sore Winners (outline.com): “The underdogs that are top dogs, the upstarts who are establishment — these people refused to admit they had any power, even if they had all of it.”
Advertising Makes Us Unhappy (hbr.org): A survey of 27 European countries concludes that country’s with higher ad spending have less happy citizens.
Everything I Know (nikitavoloboev.xyz): Nikita Voloboev’s personal knowledge wiki. Innovative example of how to present this information publicly.
Haters (paulgraham.com): Everyone wants fans but we forget the opposing force on the other side of the spectrum: the haters.
How to Invest in Startups (samaltman.com): “You need to do three things: get access to good investment opportunities, make good decisions about what to invest in, and get the companies you want to invest in to choose you as an investor.”
Night Rider: 21 Years Sleeping on a London Bus (bbc.com): “For more than two decades after his asylum application was rejected, Sunny found a safe haven aboard the buses that zigzag across London at night. What's it like to spend every night on the lower decks?”