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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.
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
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
Sar Haribhakti
.@arachleff on why he retired from Benchmark & his litmus test for who’s an investor vs operator
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.
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.
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