Blogs I Follow

Blogs I Follow

Book-length post by Matthew Ball on the monetisation of audio, from the first radio ads to podcasts and beyond.

I design, and code innovative business web apps while traveling in my van visiting & educating people on the National Parks of the world!

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His description: Josh Kaufman is the bestselling author of books on business, entrepreneurship, skill acquisition, productivity, creativity, applied psychology, and practical wisdom.

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His description: This blog is a collection of my thoughts on various ideas I’ve found valuable for being happy, improving my life, or understanding the world. A lot of them focus on self-improvement and rationality, but also cover topics such as emotions, friendships, social skills, teaching, agency, motivation and altruism. See the Top Posts page to get an idea of where to start.

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  • bio: We’ve built, purchased, marketed, and sold software at companies like GitHub, New Relic, and Code Climate — that's how we know it. Reify clients span from bootstrapped startups to B-round companies and beyond and we learn from every engagement
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gwern.net God. Buddha. Superhuman.

blog.stephsmith.io (Steph Smith)

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  • I'm fascinated by storing things that I learn outside of my own brain. Ideally I'd love to create my own mini intranet of information, basically a personal wiki, that I can go to first before having to Google things, especially for my field of study.

    I've looked into various Wiki packages but none quite seem to offer what I'm looking for (Mac, no need for a webserver, cross device functionality, math markup, searchability, tags)

    If you do keep a personal knowledge repository, can you please describe your workflow for using and maintaining one for all the new knowledge you acquire?

  • bio: comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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  • bio: A group blog on the general theme of how to move our beliefs closer to reality, in the face of our natural biases such as overconfidence and wishful thinking, and our bias to believe we have corrected for such biases, when we have done no such thing.
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  • bio: Hi! I’m a software engineer, designer, and researcher. I work on technologies that expand what people can think and do. My methods meander between academia and Silicon Valley: I explore theories by expressing them in real-world systems, which produce insights I use to improve the theories, which I use in turn to improve the systems, and so on. But I’m sharing them publicly as an experiment (Work with the garage door up). If a note seems confusing or under-explained, it’s probably because I didn’t write it for you! Sorry—that’s sort of an essential tension of this experiment.
  • bio: This website — a 100-link directory — is an oasis for those who are tired of clickbait, SEO, fake news, excessive advertisements and a big brother who watches everything. Today, the Internet has become a tool used to divide, misinform and reinforce beliefs.
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  • bio: Trends, micro-trends & edge cases. These are, somehow, curated news extracting relevant trends, micro-trends and some edge cases for borderline nerds, that don't want to miss out, nor spend a shit-ton of time distilling trivia. Most articles were on Hacker News
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Nikita Voloboev (Everything I Know)

  • bio: This is my personal wiki where I share everything I know about this world in form of an online GitBook hosted on GitHub. If this is your first time visiting this wiki, take a look here as it describes this wiki, its structure and goals in a lot of detail. Below are notes & their relations visualized with Obsidian.
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  • bio: hello, web surfer – welcome to my little oasis on the information superhighway. i like to make familiar things feel new and new things feel familiar. i used to design digital products for Uber and for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. now, i’m writing about media ecology, meme warfare, and cyberpsychology. you can catch me on TwitteremailAre.na, or my newsletter.
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Kalzumeus (Patrick McKenzie)

Nate Green I’m interested in storytelling, meditation, nature, practical philosophy, health and fitness, behavior-change psychology, solitude, and conversation. Found him through Tim Ferriss

bio: Alex Becker is the CEO of Hyros. He also shares his near decade worth of experience with entrepreneurs. He also own a nice YouTube channel you can check out. Favs: EXTREME Minimalist House Tour

Personal note: most people here are working on Stripe. Is this a coincidence?

News & Reads (or at least websites I believe should show up first when googling something)

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