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A16Z GAMES • 139 implied HN points • 23 Apr 24
  1. Game developers need to find new ways to get their games discovered in the post-E3 era.
  2. Smaller, targeted digital showcases are emerging to help reach specific player audiences beyond traditional large events like The Game Awards and Nintendo Direct.
  3. Game developers face challenges like game saturation, rising user acquisition costs, and the need for strategic marketing strategies to ensure their games get noticed.
Democratizing Automation • 150 implied HN points • 03 Jan 24
  1. 2024 will be a year of rapid progress in ML communities with advancements in large language models expected
  2. Energy and motivation are high in the machine learning field, driving people to tap into excitement and work towards their goals
  3. Builders are encouraged to focus on building value-aware systems and pursuing ML goals with clear principles and values
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The 21st Century Proletarian • 79 implied HN points • 21 Oct 23
  1. The desire for Starbucks might be a yearning for a communal space like communism, highlighting how economic systems affect our social interactions.
  2. Third places, like coffee houses or the Agora in ancient Athens, play a crucial role in fostering community, political consciousness, and social connections.
  3. The shift from real-life third places to online bubbles has led to increased loneliness, with digital interactions lacking the depth and variety of human connections found in physical communal spaces.
Links I Would Gchat You If We Were Friends • 0 implied HN points • 28 May 21
  1. The writer finds little joy in personal internet use, despite being an internet writer for a decade
  2. Finding comfort after a loss in an unexpected online dog community showcases the power of shared experiences online
  3. Shared interests can lead to strong online connections, even in unexpected places like workout groups or pet groups
The Wisdom Project • 0 implied HN points • 17 Mar 24
  1. Trend forecasters read the room, observe patterns, and ride cultural waves like surfers to predict the future.
  2. The future will be about niche networks and communities rather than mass cultural trends, each with its shared values and trends.
  3. You can save time by learning the main insights from non-fiction books in just a few minutes with summaries like Keys to Wisdom.
Wayne's Earth • 0 implied HN points • 22 Dec 22
  1. Before government taxation in the 1880s, people relied on bartering, built strong community relationships, and had the freedom to take risks in business.
  2. Without taxes, communities handled their own needs, supported each other during hardships, and valued entrepreneurship over material possessions.
  3. Life in communities before government taxation was simpler, richer, and focused on common goals, encouraging collaboration and mutual support.