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Why Content is King

How media creates power

290 Dec 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Inside the Clubhouse

The surprisingly compelling audio app that has consumed my life

241 Apr 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Complexity Convection

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

221 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

219 🔒 Sep 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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DALL·E 2 and The Origin of Vibe Shifts

By Means of Natural Selection

182 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.

167 Aug 24, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Did Medium Succeed?

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

143 Jul 13, 2022 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.

109 🔒 Mar 16, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Bundle Magic

How to make 1 + 1 = 3

109 Apr 16, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Finding Power

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

102 🔒 May 4, 2020 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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Instagram’s Existential Bet

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

90 🔒 Jul 27, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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The open podcast ecosystem is dying — here’s how to save it.

It’s time to compete. Not complain.

89 🔒 May 21, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Screw it, I’m investing in Peloton

I’m in at $22.51—we’ll see what happens next.

80 🔒 Mar 22, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Execution is Exponential

The math that quantifies how much execution matters

80 Aug 10, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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What kind of company do you want to build?

Scale, speed, or freedom: choose two

78 🔒 Jun 29, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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The Inner Ring of The Internet

Hi, Nathan here! It’s been too long, I know!! I’ve got a big piece on product wedges coming out next week, but today I am so excited to shar

71 Jul 10, 2021 by Ali Montag

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The Psychology of Strategy

How to see what you aren't seeing

67 🔒 Feb 2, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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How Domino’s Stock Returned 4,595%

The original cloud kitchen, ten years before it was cool

65 May 15, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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How Memes Control Everything

The Economics of Belief Transmission

63 🔒 Oct 13, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Map of a Downturn

Untangling the complex causal chain that makes good times go bad

63 May 6, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Recursive Publishing

A force to be reckoned with

60 🔒 Mar 31, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Overcoming Web3 Bias

How to navigate strange new paradigms that could change everything—unless they don’t.

60 Sep 13, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Three Shorts: Instagram, Spotify, Substack

The strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible

58 🔒 Nov 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Will DAOs replace Corporations?

Or, how NounsDAO plans to take over the world

58 Sep 21, 2021 by Nathan Baschez