Looking at top Tik-Tok-er Khaby Lame, Twitter threads for days, and a fire Paul Graham essay.
Deeper down the rabbit hole:
✏ Thought of the week
The internet is having a Kodak moment (link)
We analyzed 425,909 favicons (link)
The silent genius of Khaby Lame (video)
16 companies that might save the planet (link)
Beyond smart by Paul Graham (link)
The NFT tax thread (twitter)
Adweek Copywriting Handbook breakdown (twitter)
Putting sonar on a surfboard (link)
The case for building cities underground (link)
Frameworks on how to win (link)
All about yield farming (link)
No-code inflection point (link)
Can Masterclass teach you everything? (link)
B2B marketplaces - the $1T opportunity (link)
How Levels does remote culture (link)
I joined a DAO…. Head Dao. They are buying up blue chip NFTs and will be tokenizing them for members soon.
Facebook is rebranding - my guess is to Meta. They won’t shut up about the metaverse and they own meta.com and meta.org. Related: the economics of whistleblowing.
FDA is proposing a rule to create over-the-counter hearing aids. Big industry opening up.
Is ear piercing an industry ripe for disruption?
Remember that Banksy piece that shredded itself at auction? It just re-sold for $25.4mm.
.COM usage is down from 78% to 56% by early stage startups.
Squid Game closing in on a billion in value for Netflix. And it’s great, go watch it.
Centurica is due diligence-as-a-service.
Peak Twitter thread? I see more and more of these threads copying the same format… they are pretty good at hooking me though, here are some favorites this week:
✏ Thought of the Week
Paul Graham’s new essay Beyond Smart is a great two minute read. It poses this question: in discovering new ideas… if being smart is only part of the equation - what are the other important factors?
Until next week,