Tuesday Reading - April 14, 2020
Headless Brands - Other Internet (Toby Shorin, Laura Lotti, Sam Hart, Bryan Lehrer)
Deep, thought-provoking ideas on brand in the modern decentralized age.
A brand is a cultural phenomenon that emerges only when these things come into contact with people. A brand lives in the minds of those who are aware of it.
As a brand grows, it becomes more than a set of first impressions and associations. Its reputation precedes it. As impressions are shared across users and consumers, they often develop similar sentiments. In this way, a brand operates as a consensus system, facilitating a consistent set of beliefs across people.
ActivityPub Could be the Future - Kye Fox
A proposal for a newer publishing distribution system. ActivityPub has been around for a while but seems to have some new life breathed into it.
Investing in Roam Research - Jeff Morris
My good friend @jmj has officially joined the #roamcult.
The Day You Became a Better Writer - Scott Adams
Hat-tip to @shanemac for putting this in front of me and encouraging me to write clearer.