Things I read last week… (WB 30 May 2022)
“More than a decade ago, Wired editor Kevin Kelly wrote an essay called “1,000 True Fans,” predicting that the internet would allow large swaths of people to make a living off their creations, whether an artist, musician, author, or entrepreneur. … Today, that idea is as salient as ever—but I propose taking it a step further. As the Passion Economy … I believe that creators need to amass only 100 True Fans…
– A16Z’s future on 100 true fans.
Product management at Notion.
Discord is the future of music fandom.
ONS stats on hybrid-working.
More on OpenAI’s DALL-E 2. [YouTube]
The evolution of automotive paint. [YouTube]
The Langlands Program. [YouTube]
Berkeley’s 2022 Oppenheimer lecture: The quantum origins of gravity. [YouTube]