DAP — New App Success Metrics for Web3

The only metric that matters is that users love your software. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 11 months ago

Hidden Winners and the Dangers of Bad Incentives: BetterHelp, The Culture Wars, and Productive…

Plus a call to mend the fast disappearing unique bits of the worldContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 11 months ago

Taking Affection Back

Affection, both emotional and physical, is what it means to be a mammal, to be human. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 11 months ago

Exploring AI beyond the Hype: Perspectives on Google, Chatbots, Blockchain, and Infrastructure

Plus how to handle the intersection between business and personal life and underrated career adviceContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 12 months ago

Post Post Corona

Three years ago today there were 53 known cases of Covid-19 in the United States. The first U.S. death was recorded five days later at the… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 12 months ago

Learn to Master Array Algorithms with Two Pointers and While Loops | Structy Case Study

A dispatch from my effort to conquer my college foe: data structures and algorithmsContinue reading on Jimmy the Curious » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Top JavaScript Frameworks and Technology 2023

TL;DR: JavaScript + React + Redux still dominate by a landslide. Pair with Next.js & Vercel for best results. AI is exploding. Web3 growth… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Hidden Secret to Good Goals, How to Become a Practical Creator, and Why Discipline Trumps…

Plus how our online privacy fell apart, a blast from Kendrick Lamar’s past and a touching new bookContinue reading on The Curious Coder » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

No Mercy / No Malice

Taxes | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Danger of a Tight Feedback Loop, Who’s Sending All the Voice Memos, and News Out of James Bond…

Plus an admission of the fallibility of remote life and advice for youngsters getting their startContinue reading on The Curious Coder » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Disinflation

I’ll do approximately 25 speaking gigs in 2023, down from 47 in 2022. The primary reason for the decline is that I live in London now… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Why We Need to Stop Planning and Setting Goals

Plus shameless foomerism, Zillow’s iBuying flop and why there are so many stupid apps.Continue reading on The Curious Coder » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Luddites and AI

Capitalism aims to convert ambition to success. Its alchemy of incentives fosters a relentless pursuit of economic opportunity from things… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Writing and Exclusion

AI helps expand definitions of literacy In The Gutenberg Parenthesis ( my upcoming book), I ask whether, "in bringing his inner debates to print, Montaigne raised the stakes for joining the public conversation, requiring that one be a writer to be heard. That is, to share one's t … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Market (Kind of Crashes, Why Apple Isn’t Doing Layoffs, and Google’s Build a Boss Program

Plus the history and culture of poop, learning Go, and a mystery book | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Having More Babies

More brains, more ideas. However, we’re in danger of running out of ideas because we’re running out of people. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Feudal Lords of Amazon, Drugs and FTX, Plus the 3 Kinds of Fiction Books

Click through to find out how Google detects AI blog posts, how to work fast, and which books I’m digging. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Monarchy & the News

The need to protect democracy, the antithesis of monarchy, has never been more urgent. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Art and Science of Spending Money, The Fall of Getting Things Done, and a Return to Average

Plus an interview with the world’s richest man and a reflection on 34 years of mistakes with Ryan Holiday | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Competition

Yesterday’s iconoclasts pull the ladder up behind them the moment they become today’s icons | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

2022 Year in Review

What I dug up last year and recommend for the next year | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

A Beginner’s Guide to AWS

Cut through the confusion and get the building blocks you needContinue reading on The Curious Coder » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

How I Got Here

I’ve been writing and speaking about higher ed for years now. Specifically, how it’s turned into a luxury good: exclusive, scarce… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

2023 Predictions

Every year we make predictions. The purpose is to inspire a conversation. We also try to hold ourselves accountable. Here are some of our… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

A Practical Application Of AI And Exciting News In The World Of Credit Cards

Plus, the people behind virtual influencers, how to build a tiny audience, and rethinking operating systems. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Identity Crisis: How Modern Applications Generate Unique Ids

TL;DR: Use Cuid2 so you don’t need to worry about all this identifier complexity. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

How to Use Social Media Without it Using You, The Perils of Event Driven Humanity, and How to Write

Plus a fascinating look back at the Alex Jones trial, Netflix’s bold move into theaters, and the subtle influence of ports on LA | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Why you aren’t learning if you aren’t embarrassed, the cost of being a star, and the real risk of…

Plus the best summary of the Twitter situation, how big tech companies pick tech, and the stupid latency that holds us all back | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

2022 Predictions Review

Every year we make predictions for the coming year. We try to get them right, but the real objective is to catalyze a conversation. As I am… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Why I Undervalue Fiction and Why You Shouldn’t Move to a Cabin in the Mountains

Plus Saas Economics, why we shouldn’t worry about inflation, and parenting in Italy | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

On Joining Mastodon

From my vast experience of three weeks, a guide to diving in An academic friend asked for help joining Mastodon. I wrote a detailed email in response that I thought it might be useful to others. I'm also going to teach a master class in Mastodon at my school on Dec.(jeffjarvis.me … | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Team Work & Dream Work, An iPhone Pedometer Speaks, & Why Russia is so Big

Plus a dash of the digital impact of China’s Belt & Road Initiative and a thoughtful story from Elon Musk’s first wife | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Friendship

A good friend is sick, and I’ve been thinking about him and friendship more broadly. Friendship is prevalent across hundreds of species —… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

A Beginner’s Guide to Sunsama

I’m a tool fiend. While everyone else partied in college, I stayed up late trying new tools. The fruits of my years of labor? Sunsama.Continue reading on Jimmy on Learning » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Cognitive Dissonance

Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

A Eulogy for Twitter, How to Fix a Bad Personality and a Serbian Deep Dive

Plus Brazil’s innovative financial policies and a dash of the Great Books | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

The Cosmic Opportunity

Time has a lot to do with our perception. Time stands still, yet accelerates. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

AI: The Tech of 2023

We’re in the midst of a great leap forward in AI | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Why I Might Break Up With Twitter, Dispatches from a Cloudless World, and The Black Panthers

Plus, a primer on venture capitalists and the boring tech behind a one person tech company | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

It’s down from its summer peak, but it’s creeping into new sexual networks — ones that will be harder to reach than leather bondage… | Continue reading


@donaldgmcneiljr1954.medium.com | 1 year ago

What’s Up With Serverless?

“Every new app should start serverless.” | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Hubris

The rich get richer. | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Elephants in the Room

Ads have become Big Tech’s Achilles’ heel | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

How to Find Flow: The Levers that Make it Go

My takeaways from Finding Flow and how they helped me get my mojo backContinue reading on Jimmy on Learning » | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

A Quick Start Guide to Ad Tech

Plus lots about latency, why I’m struggling with my Kindle, and a job switch | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Drawing the Line and Our Moral Obligations

Neutrality in the face of evil is not neutrality | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

7 Steps to Product Market Fit

Deciding what to build is the most important step in product development, but almost every team sucks at it. Here are 7 steps to build the… | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago

Finally out of stealth mode: a plea for Quantum Foundations

A personal account on the 2022 Physics Nobel prize | Continue reading


@medium.com | 1 year ago