Evan Armstrong

@ItsUrBoyEvan

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

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Microsoft’s Boring but Profitable Future

The PC giant is making Windows exciting again

2 🔒 May 23, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Google Goes All In on AI

The company has every possible advantage, but can they use it?

🔒 May 15, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

Chain of Thought

GPT-4o and OpenAI’s Race to Win Consumers

Decoding what the AI leader’s latest release means for the future

🔒 May 14, 2024 by Dan Shipper and Evan Armstrong

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Patreon Should Buy Substack to Save Creators

The solution to the problem of social media is to build something better

7 May 9, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The Right Kind of Asshole

A founder’s personality can differentiate them—or destroy them

4 May 7, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The AI Hardware Dilemma

Why new devices are flopping—and how they might succeed

1 May 2, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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The AI Wars Have Begun

OpenAI, Meta, and the $120 billion battle for the future of intelligence

🔒 Apr 30, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Some Things I Know (And Some Things I Don’t)

What have I learned from two years of writing?

🔒 Apr 23, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Don’t Dismiss the Apple Vision Pro

Apple has a hit on its hands. Will it seize the opportunity?

2 Apr 18, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Distribution Is King

What video games can teach us about building billion-dollar companies

3 Apr 16, 2024 by Evan Armstrong

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Can the Truly Moral Billionaire Please Stand Up?

My quest to find Jesus Christ with a Gulfstream

5 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