Tyler Cowen

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Tyler Cowen joined David Perell on the North Star Podcast to talk about China and India, reading and going, and curiosity. Cowen’s ideas have been on the blog before in posts about cheeseburgers and an interview with Erik Torenberg. Cowen’s own podcast is one of … Continue reading Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen (@tylercowen) joined Erik Torenberg (@ErikTorenberg) on the Product Hunt podcast to talk the future of education, data, the best kind of game (not chess), and when reading is overrated. Cowen is one of my favorite online and offline authors. I’ve read most of his books and posts, and enjoy his new podcast. If … Continue reading Tyler Cowen

Ken Kocienda

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Ken Kocienda contributed to Apple’s Safari web browser and the iPhone keyboard as an Apple engineer. He’s also the author of Creative Selection. Our notes will be from his 2019 conversion with a16z’s Frank Chen. Safari Until 2003, Mac computers used Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. … Continue reading Ken Kocienda

CAA

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. After posts on Michael Ovitz, Pixar, and Streaming, Sharing, Stealing we’ll add Powerhouse/ CAA to our media library. Creative Artists Agency succeeded for all the normal reasons; they worked hard to deliver a product people valued. Their culture fit their strategy and they grew … Continue reading CAA

Brian McCullough

Supported by Greenhaven Road Capital, finding value off the beaten path. Brian McCullough spoke at Google and podcasted with Chris Dixon about his book How the Internet Happened. McCullough said he wrote the book  because “I feel like anybody would want to know who did this” and “It just sort of bothered me that no … Continue reading Brian McCullough