Friday Finds 16

"If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on the television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it." – Frank Zappa

Friday Finds 16
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"If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on the television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it." – Frank Zappa

James Mullarney had the best summary of the Bitcoin Conference day 2.


Jack Mallers had a big announcement at the Bitcoin Conference on Thursday. His company Strike, partnered with several huge payment companies to bring Bitcoin payments to big stores like Walmart, McDonalds, Macy's, Safeway, CVS, Walgreens, Whole Foods, Starbucks, Home Depot, Best Buy, and more.


I read all of Paul Graham's articles this week. They're amazingly good. These are the top 7. They cover startups, wealth, and success. If you read these in order, you'll be convinced that you need to make a startup.

How People Get Rich Now
How to Make Wealth
Why to Not Not Start a Startup
Startups in 13 Sentences
Do Things that Don’t Scale
What You Can’t Say
Mind the Gap

This Medium article explains why you need to make your product or platform easy to use or build on. And why you need to target a market that is not already dominated.

Nikon versus Canon: A Story Of Technology Change
Nikon losing the leadership position to Canon in the market for professional photography 30 year technology transition story.

Interesting take on the future of work and career.

Ten Predictions: Knowledge Work in 2022
Re-moat advantages, new kids on the blockchain, and more.

This teen survey report is interesting. It shows what brands teens like the most.

Taking Stock With Teens - Spring 2022 Infographic