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Why Content is King

How media creates power

355 Dec 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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How to Write Essays That Spread

Everything I’ve learned about writing on the internet

254 Feb 15, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Inside the Clubhouse

The surprisingly compelling audio app that has consumed my life

243 Apr 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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A New Kind of Startup is Coming

Smaller, faster, cheaper, weirder

228 Apr 19, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Complexity Convection

The lifecycle of a business is to be born simple, grow complex, and then die.

223 Jul 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Roam’s road ahead

How the tool for networked thought can grow into its $200m valuation

220 Sep 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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DALL·E 2 and The Origin of Vibe Shifts

By Means of Natural Selection

189 Apr 22, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Instagram can’t recreate TikTok’s Magic

The content format is a red herring. What really matters is the structure and purpose of TikTok’s network, which is antithetical to Instagram.

174 Aug 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Supercharging My Focus (with Help from AI)

GPT-powered journaling is changing my life

152 Mar 22, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Substack’s Ideology

The point isn’t just to make money—it’s to change the systems that human attention flows through. You can’t understand Substack without understanding this.

152 Mar 16, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Did Medium Succeed?

The past, present, and future of writing on the internet

150 Jul 13, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Bundle Magic

How to make 1 + 1 = 3

135 Apr 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Robo-Coaches Are Here

How I learned to stop worrying and love the robots that tell me what to do

131 May 3, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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OpenAI: the Next Tech Giant?

Reading the tea leaves and reacting to the hype

121 Mar 29, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Writing as Strategy

Five lesser-known benefits of thinking out loud

118 Jan 11, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Beware Flavored Software

If you’re building the tech equivalent of balsamic strawberry ice cream, don’t expect vanilla scale

114 Jan 4, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Execution is Exponential

The math that quantifies how much execution matters

112 Aug 10, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Finding Power

An introduction to Clay Christensen’s most underrated idea: “The Conservation of Modularity”

107 May 4, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Intelligent Tools

A third revolution in software is happening, and we’re just beginning to understand it.

98 Aug 31, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Will HEY Work?

The dust has settled. Now what?

97 Jun 26, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Twitter is Fragmenting

People want to be fragmented now

97 Apr 12, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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How Lex Happened

25,000 users in 24 hours

94 Oct 19, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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My Philosophy of Product Building

Mastering the art of 0 to 1

93 Nov 23, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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⚠️ Time to BeWorried ⚠️

Viral photo app BeReal has a unique feature, but not a unique network.

92 Aug 24, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Instagram’s Existential Bet

They’re betting the farm on Reels. Will it blow up in their face?

92 Jul 27, 2022 by Nathan Baschez