Muons are changing physics as we know it, how to make money breeding digital horses with Zed Run, and spotting trends in 2021.
Deeper down the rabbit hole:
✏ Thought of the week
Business Strategy. The four types of defensibility (link)
Rabbit Hole. Underrated websites and their uses (reddit)
Hack. How I beat the Berlin housing market with Python (link)
Trendspotting tips and tricks (link)
How people get rich now (link)
On differentiation strategy (link)
How Stripe became Silicon Valley’s hottest startup (link)
Can Clubhouse keep it going? (link)
BitClout deep dive (link)
The Chinese vaping billionaire (link)
The Guggenheims of NFT art (link)
Lessons from Amazon’s top seller (link)
A tiny particle’s wobble could upend phyics (link)
Non-Fungible Taylor Swift (link)
The cult of Crypto Punks (link)
Amazon & private label sales (link)
Top ideas thread (twitter)
Have you heard of Zed Run? It’s like Top Shot mixed with sports betting mixed with an NFT Tomagotchi pet.
The MLB’s answer to Top Shots launches next week.
I’ve been watching this YouTube channel, Behind the Curtain, that has writers explaining how they wrote their famous works. I enjoyed the one with Chuck Palahniuk talking about how he came up with Fight Club and the Rick and Morty crew describing their writers’ room.
I’m really hot on this business model of leveraging personal coaches with technology. My Body Tutor is a monthly subscription where you get a coach that helps you lose weight through texting. Commit Action is similar but with productivity. Really simple idea but seems like it would work well as a business.
Another cool business idea… tracking competitors as a service. These guys will send you Shopify sales data from your closest competitors. Where else could you take that idea?
Great business model number three: Deep Sentinel. Having your own private security guard used to be an ultra-luxury. These guys are automating home security through smart cameras, and pairing up one security guard with roughly 100 houses for a monthly fee.
Kernal is a social network built around startup ideas. Kinda fun to dig into some of the ideas.
✏ Thought of the Week
Successful people care about what is right, not who is right.
Until next week.
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