Inside Job

Sunday Summary — 02.14.21

Hello friends,

If we have interacted anywhere on the internet this week, it was a pleasure.

If not, here are a few things I’ve been thinking about:

Visual of the Week

Meme Week

I have been spending some time thinking about the “velocity” of communication, and predictably ended up at memes.

Wrote up a short thread earlier this week, but here’s the meat of it:

A couple of days later, I dove into the work of product-builder supreme, @BrianNorgard with the intent to make some VV style graphics, but my new meme obsession led me down a different path:

While these aren’t “memes” per-se, they do carry a certain amount of human/cultural context that adds something different to the written word.

My next thought, perhaps this would work with “actual” memes, so I spun up a quick profile:

Not sure what I’ll do with it, but it’s fun. Some transparency — it drives a good amount of traffic to the bio link (2-3x my personal or VV profiles).

If you have internet-builder-related meme ideas, smash that reply button and let me know.

Creator Lab Live

Bilal Zaidi and I got back together to chat about actually making money in the creator economy. It was fun. Here’s the replay:

Visualizing Leverage in Real Estate

If, like me, you know very little about commercial real estate, this is a quick overview on the basics of using debt to build a portfolio, with Nick Huber.

Closing thought

As always, thank you for allocating some of your wealth to read this.