Dan Shipper

@danshipper

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Misunderstanding Media

The phrase “the medium is the message” predicted much of the internet era. But what does it actually mean?

11 🔒 Nov 6, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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How David Perell writes an essay

Harnessing the power of surprise to build writing that spreads

11 🔒 Oct 29, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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What is underneath productivity?

I’ve been obsessing about productivity for a long time. I used to spend a lot of time thinking about tools for thought and second brains. Bu

58 🔒 Oct 22, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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Do “Stress Cancelling” Headsets Work?

Reviewing a wearable device that uses special vibrations to help you "stress less" and "sleep better"

8 🔒 Oct 4, 2021 by Dan Shipper

The Sunday Digest

NFTs are MLMs, How to Pick Your Initial Market, and More

Everything we published this week

5 Oct 3, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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How James Clear is Writing His Next Book

Asana, Google Docs, and Meeting Readers Where they Are

30 Sep 9, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Kieran O‘Hare

Talk Therapy

#94 - Ted Lasso Recap S2 E6: How to tell a friend you’re worried about them

(Spoilers, as usual!) In the this episode of Ted Lasso, Higgins decides to take Coach Beard aside and ask him whether he really thinks it's

2 Sep 7, 2021 by Dan Shipper, Nathan Baschez, and Rachel Jepsen

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For Members: GTD Workshop

We've been doing a bunch of events on our Every community Discord for paid members, and we have one coming up that I thought you might be in

2 🔒 May 25, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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The Truth About Mental Models with Shane Parrish

Farnam Street’s founder talks about learning loops, how to read, and how to avoid bullshit

28 🔒 May 6, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Kieran O‘Hare

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Will Worrying Make You Better?

Content warning: stress, and anxiety.In fourth grade my teacher referred to me in a report card as a “nutty professor.” The verdict from the

13 🔒 Apr 23, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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Action Item: How to Become a Machine

Nate Berkopec tunes himself like a server—in a surprisingly human way

18 🔒 Apr 13, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Annaliese Griffin

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Action Item: How to see the future

An MIT PhD reveals his process for researching the future of programming

13 🔒 Mar 18, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Annaliese Griffin

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When Content Becomes Your King

Matt D’Avella on creator burnout and building an audience for the long run

33 Mar 9, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Kieran O‘Hare

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Who Shaan Puri is Becoming

The co-host of the My First Million Podcast reveals his tools for growing into a better version of himself

11 🔒 Feb 24, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Annaliese Griffin

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Finding the Truth

What to do when it feels like you're spinning your wheels intellectually

25 🔒 Jan 30, 2021 by Dan Shipper

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How hard should I push myself?

What the science of stress tells us about peak performance

400 Jan 26, 2021 by Dan Shipper

Talk Therapy

We’re taking a (very short) break

Hey Talk Therapy listeners! We hope your holidays were restful, and that you’re having a productive start to this year.  We’re pausing Talk

4 Jan 4, 2021 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#52 - Inside The Prediction Game, with Andre Plaut

Dan and Nathan welcome Andre Plaut, creator of The Prediction Game—a competition to predict the events of the coming year for a tantalizing

4 Dec 24, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#51 - How content has network effects

Nathan takes Dan behind his latest Divinations essay, “Why Content is King,” from the writing process—which included drafting the piece in l

6 Dec 19, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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Action Item: How to stop worrying and love Twitter

Visakan Veerasamy on building an audience by making internet friends

18 🔒 Dec 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper

Talk Therapy

#50 - Substack Reader is here! Is it good?

Dan and Nathan address the news that’s been dominating the Everything Slack all day: Substack’s long-awaited reader, which collects your new

9 Dec 17, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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Tasting Notes with Robin Sloan

The bestselling novelist shares his recipe for taking notes that spark novels.

48 Dec 15, 2020 by Dan Shipper

Talk Therapy

#49 - On Stress: Dan would like to speak with the manager

After giving Nathan proper credit for getting him to finally listen to—and enjoy—podcasts, Dan takes a pressing question from a recent one t

5 Dec 12, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

Talk Therapy

#48 - Consumable Software

Nathan loops Dan in on something he thought was a problem: falling in and out of love with different software too quickly. Turns out, it’s m

3 Dec 10, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez

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#47 - What founders can learn from Slack’s story

Reacting to the news of Slack’s purchase by Salesforce, Nathan gets into the different opportunities in hardware vs. software and Dan goes d

8 Dec 3, 2020 by Dan Shipper and Nathan Baschez