How to earn $80 million in 40 seconds.
With opportunity comes responsibility. You can’t have the benefits of opportunity without the efforts of responsibility. The internet has given you the opportunity to create things at little to
A real way to stress test your side project, your real thing, the thing you work on and it doesn’t seem like work is to make an income separate
We were sitting at the dinner table and my little brother, Sam, starts speaking. He says he’s not sure where to start. Then he keeps going. “I’m not
When you make it visual, you’ve got no choice. You can see it. It’s right there. You know if you miss it, the chain will break. It’s
Dave and I were sitting at the cafe the other day. Talking about the cadence of putting out work. Social media makes it look like something needs to come out
It’s easy to palm it off on natural ability. “He’s a natural... that’s why he can do it.” “She’s so talented, I could never do that.
In the beginning, your energy will drive you forward. You’ll start a new project with excitement, the quick wins will make you want to keep going. After a while,
An internal debate I’ve been having with myself. If you’re working on a longer-term project, should you release frequently and update as required, have the market drive development.
If you’ve never created anything, you might be trapped in a mental prison. In year 8, my art teacher told me my drawing was bad. So I stopped drawing.
Imagine growing up watching a television show and then getting to meet your favourite character. You get there and they realise how excited you are. They know what you're thinking.
When the like button arrived, things changed. When view counts were made visible to everyone, things changed. Changed? Now everyone had something to compare their work to. If you created
Stuck? Write a story about what happened today. Working a job which doesn’t set you on fire? Remind yourself, it helps to pay for food, it gives you funds
If you’re ever in Melbourne (or Paris), you should visit Hardware Societe. I found them because of a book I picked up in a cafe at the markets. The
When you think of starting something new, sharing your work, putting your art out there, it can be tempting to wait. Wait until you know more. Wait until you're not
Dad and I went to the barber today. The local one down the road. I always get Alex. He's from Colombia. Loves baseball, loves his little girl. She's 7-months old
The first time I walked into an artificial intelligence meetup, I felt like I shouldn’t have been there. The second time I walked into a machine learning event, I
That’s question one. The next: Is it functional? Whenever you make something, keep these in mind. Why beauty first? Because beauty is a function. If something is beautiful, it
My friend was over with his son the other day. My friend has been to my place plenty of times, his son too, but it’s only now he’s
I’ve been doing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) for the past year. I’m addicted. I should’ve signed up to a martial art earlier. Aside from the life lessons like
If there isn't a YouTube video on something, it doesn't exist. And if you can't find what you're looking for on the first page of Google, you'll probably stop looking
The professional knows starting is the easy part. They know this because finishing is harder. The amateur starts a list of projects and finishes none. The professional starts a list
Instead of trying to grow at all costs. Instead of trying to build the next biggest thing. Instead of trying to change the world from the beginning. Start with something
What do they think? What have they done before? Why are they showing up to see what you’ve made? What don’t they know? What should they know? How
I spend a lot of time thinking about how to spend my time. You might be the same. I’ve tried every system you can imagine. Some worked, some didn’