Evan Armstrong

@ItsUrBoyEvan

Reformed venture capitalist and strategist. Now slinging words for a living.

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Can the Truly Moral Billionaire Please Stand Up?

My quest to find Jesus Christ with a Gulfstream

4 Apr 11, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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How I Use ChatGPT (As A Reasonable Person)

My AI awakening

Apr 4, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The One-person Billion-dollar Company

Can AI agents make you a billionaire?

1 Apr 3, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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What Are AI Agents—And Who Profits From Them?

The newest wave of AI research is changing everything

6 Mar 28, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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How to Make Millions on Discord

A new distribution channel has opened

Mar 26, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Why Polarity Pays

The complicated social and financial incentives at the heart of online publishing

5 Mar 21, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Ads in the Age of AI

Weirder, different, and new

7 Mar 7, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Claude 3 Is The Most Human AI Yet

But that doesn’t mean it's going to beat ChatGPT

5 Mar 5, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Reddit: The Internet’s Bellwether

Is AI training a sustainable business model for the future?

3 Feb 29, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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What the Media Is Getting Wrong About AI

The future must be built on truth

Feb 27, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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AI and the Vision Pro Don’t Need a Killer App

Software that drives hardware adoption is rarer than you think

2 Feb 22, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Autonomous Vehicles Have a Problem of Narrative

The tech industry needs to be honest about the trade-offs of risk

3 Feb 15, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The One-person Billion-dollar Company

Can AI agents make you a billionaire?

8 Feb 8, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Profit, Power, and the Vision Pro

Will Apple’s new headset change everything?

5 Feb 6, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Crypto’s Prophet Speaks

A16z’s Chris Dixon hasn’t abandoned the faith with his new book, 'Read Write Own'

13 Feb 1, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The Zone of Deployment

How can you know when to invest?

3 Jan 25, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The Books, Videos, Movies, and TV Shows That Changed Me Last Year

If you want to develop great taste, you must taste a lot of stuff

2 Jan 11, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Should You Fire This Newsletter? 2023 Edition

2024 is the year I go big

11 Dec 21, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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Want to Build? Technical Excellence Won’t Be Enough.

This new era of startups requires a founder baptized in the humanities

5 Dec 14, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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The Impossibility of Being Charlie

RIP to nerd Jesus

3 Dec 7, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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Death of a Flywheel

Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway got really big. Here’s why it might kill them.

Dec 5, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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How I Use ChatGPT (As A Reasonable Person)

My AI awakening

8 Nov 30, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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The Case Against Sam Altman

The board is bad at their job, but they may not be crazy

2 Nov 21, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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COGS: How I Bankrupted MoviePass

An intuitive explainer for how to lose money and win anyway

4 Nov 16, 2023 by Evan Armstrong

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We Should All Want to Be Mitt Romney

What is the point of F U money if you never say F U?

3 Nov 9, 2023 by Evan Armstrong