September 30, 2022

How's everything going?
This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋 

We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)
 

📚 3 Good Articles for You


Yvon Chouinard Donates Patagonia to Fight Climate Crisis
by Yvon Chouinard (2min)
Instead of “going public,” you could say we’re “going purpose.” Instead of extracting value from nature and transforming it into wealth for investors, we’ll use the wealth Patagonia creates to protect the source of all wealth. Each year, the money we make after reinvesting in the business will be distributed as a dividend to help fight the crisis. Despite its immensity, the Earth’s resources are not infinite, and it’s clear we’ve exceeded its limits. But it’s also resilient. We can save our planet if we commit to it.
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I Studied Hundreds of Successful People — And Wrote a Book About What I Learned
by Polina Pompliano (4min)
She realized that the highest performers don't use "tricks" or "hacks" to achieve greatness. They use mental frameworks that fundamentally change the way they see the world. Idolizing traps you into imitating ‘perfect’ versions of imperfect people. Learning, on the other hand, allows you to observe, synthesize, and pave your own path. There is no perfect human being, but she believes that we can all learn from each other’s most fulfilling successes—as well as our most devastating failures.
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The Infinite Article
by Nathan Baschez (9min)
How close are we to having a personal AI that can write the perfect thing just for us? “The next frontier for content recommendations is going to be AI merging content rather than users flipping between articles. Imagine an app that is a continuous article and writes itself as you read based on its understanding of your interests & your interaction with the content.” Google search is the closest thing we have today to the infinite article — especially now that they’re pulling information out of articles and displaying it directly on the search results page.
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❤️  Gratitude


We found some people who mentioned Glasp in their articles and blogs, and we really appreciate all the kindness!
  • Thank you, Noah Smith, for meeting us in person and sharing interesting ideas with us! If some of you are interested in economics, history, culture, and entrepreneurs, please check out his newsletter ;)

Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs 🙂 We really appreciate all of your support! Please feel free to ask us anything at any time! Also, feel free to join our Slack community ;)

Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)

Best,
Kei and Kazuki

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