~12 min read · Aug 24th · What if paid work were no longer the centerpiece of American life?
future of work
Work has long been a social outlet for Americans — we’re more likely to make new friends through our jobs than any other setting, including school, neighborhood, or through existing friendships
people enough money to live on, even enough to support a family. They provided health insurance so people could go to a doctor if they got sick. Th
These jobs paid people enough money to live on, even enough to support a family. They provided health insurance so people could go to a doctor if they got sick. They even came with pensions so that once you’d worked for a certain number of years, you could actually stop working. You could rest.
20+ min read · Sep 14th · The traditional approach is to do some customer research, throw an MVP out there as fast as possible, and hope it hits. After being early at three startups that achieved over $1M in run-rate in their…
In an MVP, you try to simulate the entire car. In an MVT, you are just testing whether the drivetrain is more powerful with an electric engine or a gas one.
If you focus on MVTs instead of MVPs, you get closer to the heart of the question: Can you predict success before you launch? I believe the answer is yes. With the right approach, you can make a strong prediction about your chance of success and reduce (not eliminate) your chance of failure.
For each MVT you run, you should ask yourself again: Now that I’ve proven or disproven that risk, what are other risks I should be considering and testing against?
5 min read · From 2017 · Why on earth would we go ahead an IPOD. DFG had done well as a traditional VC. What gives? Well, our IPO will raise an initial £102m of permanent capital. That’s PERMANENT capital –…
~15 min read · Sep 10th · Here you will find the ultimate list of web automation and data scraping tools for technical and non-technical people who wants to collect information from a website without hiring a developer or…
5 min read · Sep 9th · Welcome to The Observatory, the community newsletter from Orbit. I'm Rosie, and I'll be your guide for this mission. Each week I'll go down rabbit holes so you don't have to. I'm here to share…
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4 min read · Sep 8th · The notion of non-technical employees creating business applications outside the purview and control of IT can be very uncomfortable for CIOs. But, as more organizations implement low- and no-code RPA…
5 min read · Sep 1st · Have you seen this chart? I have seen it many times. It comes from this Washington Post article, but it seems to go viral on Twitter about every 6 months or so. The implication of the chart seems t…
Looking at the exact same data (from the Fed Distributional Financial Accounts) from a different perspective gives us a much different picture of recent history.
In this version, Gen X is now richer (30% richer!) than Boomers were at the same age (late 40s). Millennials don’t yet have a year of overlap with Boomers, but they are tracking Gen X almost exactly.