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StorySherpa: Supreme Misery

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StorySherpa: Supreme Misery
By Yury Molodtsov • Issue #57 • View online
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Three Years of Misery Inside Google, the Happiest Company in Tech
Benedict Evans
Posit: Google structured the company so that everyone would feel like they were still at university - and then they got student politics.
10:45 AM - 14 Aug 2019
Supreme: How an Upstart NYC Skate Shop Changed Fashion Forever
China's Belt and Road Plan Is Destroying the World
We’ve worried about overpopulation for centuries. And we’ve always been wrong
No-Code Website Builder Webflow Went From Near Bankruptcy To A $72 Million Series A Funding Round
How Etsy Crafted an E-Commerce Comeback, From Search to Shipping
Birdbox
Zack Kanter
@patrick_oshag @rorysutherland Good nonfiction books to read when building software:

- Toyota Production System / Ohno
- Hackers & Painters / @paulg
- Courage to be Disliked
- Design of Everyday Things
- Maverick / @ricardosemler
- Origin of Wealth / @EricBeinhocker
- Obliquity
- The Timeless Way of Building
7:19 AM - 17 Aug 2019
Sar Haribhakti
.@arachleff on why he retired from Benchmark & his litmus test for who’s an investor vs operator https://t.co/t13EpWVPOl https://t.co/wXtNuIjlhl
7:52 AM - 11 Aug 2019
Sar Haribhakti
@rsg After having had a few interactions w & feedback on a few investors I respect, I have learned that the best of the best are exceptional at surfacing right qs & giving insightful pointers stunningly quickly. No BS. No fluff. Used to naively think they have all the answers before.
2:54 PM - 13 Aug 2019
Balaji S. Srinivasan
Good prompt. Why did countries like Singapore succeed with planning where the Soviets failed?

My take: Singapore started from the premise that money, profits, markets were generally good. It worked with human nature rather than trying to fight it. https://t.co/3ivX0ANTv6
3:22 PM - 3 Aug 2019
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