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The place for insights on community-based products and internet communities
Created 05 May 2020
  • A Day in the Life of a Crypto-Fueled Future
    17 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 36 15
    The year is 2030. You live in rural Montana in a cabin with your spouse and 3 children. You wake up, pour yourself a cup of hot coffee, and check your social networks to see what your favorite creator...
  • Here's What the Future of NFTs Looks Like
    01 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 31 1
    JPEG Summer is Over, New Format Fall has arrived. August has been a wild month for NFTs. As we look back on the month of August, a staggering $3 billion USD in NFT sales has been made on Opensea alone...
  • How to beat Amazon with your E-Commerce Company
    30 Jul 2021 • 8 min read • 36 9
    If you want to beat Amazon, be memorable. Let me explain to you why I think “Experiential Commerce” is the new e-commerce. This will equip you to beat Amazon by playing a different game. In Welcome to...
  • Product Hunt: The Internet's Destiny Machine
    18 Apr 2021 • 23 min read • 52 2
    This post is in collaboration with The Generalist. Mario from The Generalist is awesome. Subscribe to his Newsletter here. It’s worth it. Every hero begins in the ordinary world. Harry Potter languish...
  • Reddit: Organized Lightning
    21 Feb 2021 • 24 min read • 30 9
    Thank you for supporting Late Checkout. This is a collaboration between Late Checkout and The Generalist. I hope you like it. “You ever stop to realize how fragile all this is?” George Carlin wears a ...
  • Welcome to the Spontaneous Internet
    18 Feb 2021 • 4 min read • 50 8
    Lately, I’ve been thinking about how the internet is getting more spontaneous. Posting, liking, commenting and messaging are all slowly morphing into hanging out online. This is changing how we connec...
  • The Ultimate Guide to Unbundling Reddit
    21 Dec 2020 • 7 min read • 112 19
    Reddit is one of my favorite places on the internet. It's like an early version of a metaverse, where people come together to create interconnected worlds, each with its own culture. That interconnect...
  • Why the Future of Startups are Studios
    10 Dec 2020 • 4 min read • 101 16
    Startups are risky, risky business. As you set out to build the next big company, the path is littered with the logos of fallen comrades. You are trying to thread a needle in a wind tunnel. Founders t...
  • Social media predictions for 2021
    15 Nov 2020 • 3 min read • 38 6
    Social apps are changing rapidly. Really rapidly. Here are a few of my predictions as to how social apps will continue to evolve in 2021. There will be more censorship (ie: Twitter) and less censorshi...
  • The Unbundling of Udemy
    20 Jul 2020 • 2 min read • 91 6
    Millions of people are looking to learn new skills online yet current platforms like Udemy lack the community and topic-based interaction necessary to build truly immersive educational experiences. Th...
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