October 6, 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
by Richard Hamming (52min)
If you do not work on an important problem, it's
unlikely you'll do important work. It's perfectly
obvious. Great scientists have thought through, in a
careful way, a number of important problems in their
field, and they keep an eye on wondering how to
attack them. By important, I mean guaranteed a
Nobel Prize and any sum of money you want to
mention. We didn't work on (1) time travel, (2)
teleportation, and (3) antigravity. They are not
important problems because we do not have an attack.
It's not the consequence that makes a problem
important, it is that you have a reasonable attack.
That is what makes a problem important.
Interesting Consumer Startups of 2021 (Part
by Elad Gil (6min)
One of the most
interesting societal transformations driven by
Substack is converting a generation of
journalists into small (and in some cases large)
business owners. During the last two decades,
journalists have suffered from the “creative
destruction” aspects of capitalism - where the
business model of their platforms were hurt and
many journalists were laid off.
is Networking for Introverts
Networking is effective: most good opportunities
come from personal connections. A side effect
of the writing-as-networking strategy is that
writing about your other interests gets other people
interested. You’re not just identifying neighbors in
your intellectual ghetto; you’re recruiting more. Be
famous. You lose the ability to filter out who you
want to talk to, but at least everyone starts the
conversation with some context; you’re outsourcing
the extroversion to them.
We made a fun side
project, DALL·E-dle. It's
a wordle-inspired prompt
guessing game with DALL·E
images. We just launched it
Thank you all for sharing
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See you next week ;)
Kei and Kazuki
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“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call
it a life.” — Robin Sharma
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