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The Alms Race: The escalating development of product features providing direct financial plumbing (and community) tools to users occurring across the legacy Web2 ecosystem.
Holy crap 250 episodes! Reflecting on the shows growth, creative enjoyment, making the zine, and future endeavours.
Thread’s, like every other social network will end up full of the same anti-culture sludge that Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter already are.
Why bother pleasing the algorithm when you can just try to make the best work possible. What matters is making the work and sharing it.
As the conversation circled the question of ‘value’ I was told I need to get better at doing the paid supporter ask.
I can feel the ‘Spring Clean’ on its way. You can always feel it coming.
The Alms Race is the financial expansion of Web2 social platforms. Allowing users to earn directly from other users. Web 2.5 if you will.
The Substacklash has continued to smoulder as a slow burn trash fire for the last few months. This week however Substack have fucked it.
I don’t really have any thoughts on the Substack backlash beyond urging people to ignore their impulse to disparage tall poppies and instead remember the long tail of people on the platform that are surviving because of others generosity.