Means of Creation

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The Rise of Fashion NFTs

Dani Loftus on disrupting the trillion dollar global fashion industry

Mar 15, 2022 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Making Websites Super Easy To Build, with Joseph Cohen

The founder of Universe joins us to discuss how to democratize website creation

Sep 23, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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News Roundup #11: China Restricts Live Streaming & Spotify Testing Stories

Welcome to Issue #11 of the Means of Creation weekly news roundup where we break down the latest news on the passion economy, including the

Dec 1, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Inside Spotify’s Vision for Audio Creators

“We want people to live off their art” - Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström

Jun 30, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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How Crypto Projects Like Loot are Rewriting the Playbook for Building Communities

Mirror’s Patrick Rivera on the convergence of crypto and the creator economy

Sep 14, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Will Twitter’s New ‘Super Follow’ Feature Work?

Also: Facebook’s take on short-form music creation, Charli D’Amelio’s distribution power, influencer marketing on Clubhouse, and more

Mar 6, 2021 by Nathan Baschez and Li Jin

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Is Crypto *Actually* Destroying the Planet?

“Quantify the impact, reduce it as much as possible, and offset the rest” says Joseph Pallant - founder of the Blockchain for Climate Foundation

Feb 15, 2022 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Understanding The Culture and Commerce Driving NFTs

"I like the idea of culture being more valuable and more people being able to profit from their taste" - Kyle Chayka

Aug 31, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Snapchat’s Attempt to Mint Their Own Celebrities

News Roundup #16: Andrew Yang bringing hype houses to NYC, Apple launching a paid podcasts, the power law on OnlyFans, and more

Jan 19, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Sahil Lavingia wants creators to get interest on their interests

Welcome to Means of Creation!Every Friday, Li and Nathan interview a guest in the passion economy — founders, creators and operators who are

Aug 20, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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All Things Technology, Film, and Media, with Eugene Wei

And understanding how psychology affects consumer behavior

Dec 3, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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News Roundup #8: Could the Trump bump turn into a Trump slump?

Read to the end for live streaming insights for music creators

Nov 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Ethereum Explained

Preethi Kasireddy on what Ethereum is and how it works

Mar 1, 2022 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Allen Lau, Co-founder & CEO of Wattpad, on creative communities and new business models for creativity

Full transcript of our conversation with Allen

Feb 18, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Jarrod Dicker Is Thinking A Lot About ‘Web 2.5’

The TCG partner on the most interesting investment opportunities in crypto right now

Jul 8, 2021

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Exploring Online Community Dynamics, with Nadia Eghbal

And what content creators can learn from open-source developers

Dec 10, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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The Creator Economy Just Went Mainstream. Why?

Journalist Alex Kantrowitz on Big Tech’s shifting attitude towards creators

Jun 7, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Is Substack A Platform Or A Publisher?

Also: Clubhouse’s accelerator program, Twitter’s new monetization tools for Spaces, a platform that lets fans control creators’ lives, and more

Mar 18, 2021 by Li Jin, Nathan Baschez, and Turner Novak

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The Creator MBA

Creators are businesses. Over time, they will start to act like it.

Jun 16, 2021 by Li Jin, Nathan Baschez, and Yash Bagal

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How to be a person on the Internet, with Visakan Veerasamy

Or, why friendly ambitious nerds will change the world

Sep 2, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Will Square’s $297M Tidal Acquisition Change How Music Creators Are Paid?

Also: Top Clubhouse creators ‘unionise’, Soundcloud’s new fan-powered monetisation model, the creator economy’s LA exodus, and more

2 Mar 11, 2021 by Li Jin

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Community Hangout with Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

Get your questions answered by your Means of Creation hosts

Jan 7, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Should Creators Own Their Means of Creation?

Erik Forman on how to counteract the precarious realities of today’s platform economy

Dec 7, 2021 by Nathan Baschez and Li Jin

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What Trump’s Deplatforming Means for Creators

News Roundup #15: Solutions for creator burnout, Substack announces new features, Cameo reveals 2020 stats, and more

Jan 12, 2021 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez

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Striking Out as an Independent Tech Journalist, with Casey Newton

And the future of social media platforms

Oct 15, 2020 by Li Jin and Nathan Baschez