Patrick McKenzie

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I work for the Internet, at @stripe, mostly on accelerating startups. Opinions here are my own.

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1

I really think long-form essay writing (please please please don't call it blogging) for professional audiences is due to make a comeback, ideally tied to a better business model than advertising.

2

It’s interesting that YouTube is relatively good for recipes and Google is bad more or less because of the economics of content creation and discovery algorithms more than videos being a better way to teach cooking than text.

3

A thing I think of basically every time I write something: we so, so, *so* underuse the capability that things written on the Internet are intrinsically executable.

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