I’ve been continuing to work on the project (code named Hubert) I’ve been discussing for the past two weeks. There are a few ways to think about it: It’s a personal data store, so you can have all your data in one place instead of having it spread across a bunch of different ser…
Continuing from last week, I’ve started working on a new open-source web app which I’m calling Hubert because it will be a hub for all your content (an…
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My first draft of this started out with a bunch of background on what I’ve been thinking lately, but I ended up getting lost while writing it, so inste…
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I’ve been thinking about marketplaces recently in connection with newsletters. For example, CrowdMagnet is a marketplace I’ve used to find other newsle…
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I have a small follow-up on my previous post about the idea of filter bubbles. As I was discussing the post with a friend, I realized that I conflated …
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As a pro-algorithm person, it always sticks out to me when I see people say some variation on “algorithms are bad because they cause filter bubbles.” W…
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Hey everyone! I’ve made a couple announcements recently about The Sample, another machine-learning-driven newsletter I just launched. I wanted to give …
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This is an idea I’ve had bumping around in my head for almost four years now, in various forms. I’ve been thinking about it again lately, so here’s the…
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