Pedro Arantes' Newsletter

By Pedro Arantes

Insights about startups, product development, web development, cryptocurrencies, psychology, economics, and more.

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#25・

Zero to One

This week's reading was the book Zero to One. The book covers several startup subjects, but the most interesting is its title, zero to one. Zero to one means vertical progress or when you're creating something new.

 
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Meditation Roadmap

Meditation roadmap, entrepreneurship, and focus

 
#23・

What Are Mission, Vision, and Values?

Last weekend was reading about mission, vision, and values to define them to my company Triângulos Tecnologia. I liked the associations I need to do to finally understand these terms, and I want to share them with you.

 
#22・

My New Newsletter Format

Here is my new newsletter format. My goal is to improve my learning path, share, and have fun. Every week I choose a topic to study that I convert into notes and maybe an article. Then, I use these posts to create the newsletter. Besides the main topic, I'll …

 
#21・

Virality Potential and Network Effect

 
#20・

Critical Path and Cognitive Bias

As part of my product development studies, a critical path is an important topic because it's correlated to management queues. I was reading about philosophy, which brings me to the cognitive bias topic. It explains some patterns that our mind generates becau…

 
#19・

Queueing Theory and Asymmetric Opportunity

 
#18・

Venture Backable Business and Set-Based Concurrent Engineering

 
#17・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Sunk Cost, Key-Value Database, and Marginal Analysis

 
#16・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Pareto Principle, Paradox, and Brandolini's Law

 
#15・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Goodhart's Law, Proxy Variable, and Vector Space

 
#14・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Planning Models and Benjamin Franklin's Schedule

A brief history about my early steps running a software house focusing on the planning models proposed on the book Getting Things Done.

 
#13・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Create, Natural Planning Model, and Radical Delegation

 
#12・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Focus, Context Switching, Opportunity Cost and More

Last week I wrote more notes than I was used to. I think it's because I'm feeling more confident in my writing skills, and my notes are getting bigger, which motivates me to learn more.Among the following notes, I highlight Focus Brings Unconscious Support be…

 
#11・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Parkinson's Law, Ownership and Focus

My notes of the last week were about preventing Parkinson's Law and how focus can improve our ideas unconsciously.

 
#10・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - ACID (Database Systems)

My notes about ACID - atomicity, consistency, isolation, durability.

 
#9・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Mental Models and Time Management

These two mental models below help you decide how to decide which action you take in the present moment and understanding the kind of tasks that you have to do.

 
#8・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Smart Contracts

Of the series Understanding Bitcoin, today's notes are about Smart Contracts. It's fascinating how powerful they are. For me, it's unthinkable all the possible applications that can be created using them, but I have a feeling that a lot of interesting things …

 
#7・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Issue #7. Ideas in Open Loop

Continuing my studies about time management, I've started reading Getting Things Done, by David Allen. I've already finished the first chapter and it was very insightful because it tells about open loops, and I didn't know what open loops were.

 
#6・

Weekly digest of Pedro Arantes - Issue #6. Time Management

This year I decided to study more about time management. The first book I read was No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs by Dan S. Kennedy. I really enjoy the book and it changed my view of time.