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This Week’s Video and Podcast:
Content this week from : @paulg, @ergestx , @hhhypergrowth, @micsolana, @morgan_sung, @adhutchinson, @alishmalik1, @benedictevans, @netgarden, @kyle_l_wiggers, @tim, @carta, @kateparknews,
How to Do Great Work Paul Graham
How Analytics Wins – Ergest Xheblati
The Modern Data Stack – Muji
Vinod Khosla – The Trillion $ AI Opportunity
AI and the automation of work – Benedict Evans
Bluesky, Twitter, Threads and Mastadon as clothing styles
Mark Zuckerberg has the demeanor of a naughty schoolboy. He brazenly misbehaves and yet somehow insists he is playing fair.
Threads, let’s be honest, is a very poor Twitter clone. It looks a bit like Twitter, smells like Twitter, and even feels a bit like Twitter. And that is intended. It’s a minimum viable Twitter or an MVT.
Mark is a copycat and a fibber