2017-12-06 in Innovation, Weblog

We’re Living in a Murmuration

The internet isn’t a connected organised mesh of interlinked nodes. It’s more fluid. An undulating, transient, chaos. A throbbing swarm of ideas that all happen at once. Read More
2018-02-10 in Weblog

Charlie Munger’s Elementary Wisdom for Investment Management & Business

The following text is a transcription from a speech given by Charlie Munger at USC Business School, 1994. I'm going to play a minor trick on you today because the… Read More
2018-02-16 in Weblog

David Hieatt’s Company Rules

1. If we can’t do the basics amazingly well, nothing else will matter. 2. Never try to be cool. Only try to be good. 3. Ne honest. People trust you… Read More
2017-11-05 in Featured

Imposter Syndrome is a Lie

Ever get that feeling when you’re about to do something important, like delivering a speech or starting a new job? It usually shows up as a sense that you’re not… Read More
2018-02-11 in Hacker's MBA, Weblog

Bootstrapping Side Projects into Profitable Startups

Pieter Levels epitomises what it means to be a hackerpreneur. Insatiably curious, autodidact, polymath, maker, designer, coder, results-driven, signal > noise. Read More
2017-01-20 in Weblog

My 10X Productivity Stack

This one's about the lesser-known and esoteric apps and tools I use to make Hackerpreneur Magazine and Letterlist. And how they fit into my daily workflows, which should make them… Read More
2017-03-31 in Innovation

The 6 second drum-loop behind NWA, the Prodigy & Bowie

Amen Brother is a 1969 funk track by The Winstons that nobody has really heard of. Except for a 6-second drum loop that wove a musical meme into the tapestry… Read More
2017-04-14 in Weblog

How Elon Musk Spends His Time

A lot of people think I must spend a lot of time with media or on businessy things. But 80% of it is spent on engineering and design. - Elon… Read More
2017-06-16 in Weblog

Unlimited You

You got this. Read More
2017-09-08 in Innovation

Clean Disruption of Energy & Transportation

Stanford University futurist Tony Seba spent the last decades studying technological disruptions. He argues that the Electric Vehicle, battery storage, and solar power, along with autonomous vehicles, are a perfect… Read More
2017-09-29 in Innovation

Build Your Own Things

Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is everything around you that you call life, was made up by people that were no smarter… Read More
2017-10-06 in Innovation

Press Pause Play (2012)

The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent… Read More
2017-06-06 in Weblog

Remix – Overhead The Albatross + Hans Zimmer

When I’m in heads-down production mode, this Hans Zimmer track from Inception is my goto hack to flip my brain into a flow state. I can easily listen to it… Read More
2017-11-03 in Innovation

How to Find Your Mission

What do you believe? What do you stand for? Why do you do what you're doing? Read More
2017-11-13 in Innovation

Everything is a Remix

We have the mistaken intuition that to be creative, you must be original... that innovation comes from some kind of genius. In reality, new things are born from existing ones, remixed,… Read More
2017-11-08 in Hacker's MBA

All-Time Best Articles for Indie Entrepreneurs

1,000 True Fans You Are Not Late Ramen Profitable Do Things That Don't Scale Make Your Own Things No One Knows What the F*** They’re Doing The Product Spectrum This… Read More
2017-03-08 in Featured

How to fix the internet: write good stuff and be nice to people

Today’s internet is mean. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when everyone online became a jerk, but to me it seems that the tipping point occurred right when making money off… Read More
2017-03-19 in Weblog

Nothing is Original

Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street… Read More
2017-03-09 in Weblog

We are the f**king iceberg

Do what you can't. Casey Neistat Read More
2017-03-05 in Weblog

What are your Road Runner Rules?

When Chuck Jones, the Warner Brothers cartoonist created the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, he also also created these nine rules. You see, in the infinite cartoon universe, literally anything… Read More
2015-11-07 in Startups

Having A Mission Does Not Equal Having A Business

I nerd out a lot about the early days of personal computers, the technological break throughs and incremental advancements of the late 70’s and early 80’s. One of my best… Read More
2015-11-07 in Startups

The Execution Gap

In issue 11 of Hackerpreneur Magazine, I talked about the creativity spectrum and how it’s important to keep the balance in favour of creating, making, and producing. In other words,… Read More
2016-02-29 in Startups

Behind the Scenes of a $2500 Side Product Launch

In 2013, Mailbox was set to revolutionise productivity by giving us all new superpowers to blast through our endless email. If regular email was a Swiss army knife, Mailbox was… Read More