2022-10-05: Good advice: You should blog. Yes, you. It's really easy to get started. Use whatever platform you …

2022-10-04: Today’s Broken Record podcast features the duo Sylvan Esso. Beyond doing some really cool …

2022-10-03: 4-7-8 Breathing is kind of important. Beside the fact that you might be doing it wrong, it can also be …

2022-10-02: School’s Out For Summer I was thinking about school summer vacation the other day and why it exists. I assumed it was for …

2022-10-01: You’re Too Close It’s pretty common, that thing that you do becomes boring. Obvious. Common place. Common sense. …

2022-09-30: On Questioning Or, how I end up down a rabbbit hole. As may be apparent by now if you’ve been reading my …

2022-09-29: That thing you’re planning, is it an extension? Or “just” a souvenir? via Seth

2022-09-28: Avinash is always good for marketing analytics advice, so no surprise he has some gems for picking …

2022-09-27: Rabbbits Weeekly: I Said a Tik Tok: Part 2 I got long winded in today’s Rabbbits Weeekly newsletter…again. I’m putting the rest …

2022-09-26: Legos, but for Business I’ve begun thinking of the different pieces of marketing strategy and the martech stack as Legos …

2022-09-26: The Opposite of Oz In another instance of life imitating art, the world exploded into a technicolor wonderland but is …

2022-09-25: Recapturing (or never losing) a child-like sense of wonder is key for curiosity. Children are joyful …

2022-09-23: So, what is marketing? If it touches the market, it’s marketing. Seth Godin …

2022-09-23: What's Your Bronco? As a follow up to the F-150 post: what’s your Bronco? What’s that thing you stopped doing, that …

2022-09-22: What's Your F-150? The Ford F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the US, and has been for 40 years. It’s Ford’s bread …

2022-09-21: Chasing Eyeballs and How The Turntables: Part 2 Today’s Rabbbits Weeekly newsletter was so chock full of images that I ran out of space for …

2022-09-20: AI and Hype When it comes to tech (especially AI), there are 3 quotes that come to mind for me. Any sufficiently …

2022-09-19: Why is curiosity where it’s at? It’s better to be curious than it is to have raw intelligence. If you’re curious, you can figure a …

2022-09-17: Your product does not exist despite or apart from the world. It does not replace the world (no …

2022-09-15: The Future of Search? A topic du jour is is the idea of data portability, or users owning their data in a way that they …

2022-09-15: Hummingbirds Are Cool Hummingbirds both sing and hum. They hum with their wings and sing with their syrinx (avian vocal …

2022-09-14: Identity Politics in the Social Arena Putting “news” in a social content short circuits our brains, turning it into a game of …

2022-09-13: Fun with the Fed Rate Bets are the Fed adds another .75% to the interest rate figure later this month. The rate has had …

2022-09-11: Repositioning instructional statements as informative, “I” statements is something I need to try …

2022-09-10: On Tools My approach to tools typically careens between obsessing over them at the expense of actually using …

2022-09-09: Proof that ESG makes dollars and sense? Or at least proof that being staunchly anti-ESG …

2022-09-08: What are we talking about when we talk about “retail sales”? The overall retail sales number is frequently used as a barometer of consumer spending and its role …

2022-09-07: On Focus and Social Platforms: This Time, It's Revenue And how does focus shift with revenue considerations? If you are acquiring tens or hundreds of …

2022-09-07: Why is the “tear here” part of a bag / package / box always the strongest part?

2022-09-02: On Focus and Social Platforms If you look around, you’ll notice the people and organizations moving the fastest are the focused …

2022-09-01: I’m sorry, what is this billboard supposed to communicate and who is supposed to be able to read it …

2022-09-01: I like this idea of privacy not as something we work towards but something we move away from. …

2022-08-31: Is Your Hobby Any Good? Signs your hobby (or hobbies) might be a good one (I’m not doing the potential plural at every …

2022-08-29: An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread On Education What are we teaching for? Teaching is successful only as it causes people to think for themselves. …

2022-08-28: An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread On Success Against what criteria are you measuring yourself? In refusing to run to catch trains, I have felt …

2022-08-27: Corporate panopticons don’t like closed doors. Open floor plans mean better sight lines and a more …

2022-08-26: An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread About Curiosity I consider curiosity my superpower. So why not collect some bits that make that valuation seem …

2022-08-25: It’s always great to solve a problem. But sometimes worth asking if the problem actually needs …

2022-08-24: Gator Facts 🐊 Some fun gator facts 🐊 I heard on, what else, a marketing psychology podcast: been chillin for 38 …

2022-08-23: An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread About Crypto It’s all a matter of where we are in the hype cycle. And that is not evenly distributed (much …

2022-08-20: Stages of Novel Experiences Excitement Dismissal Excitement again Overwhelm Dismissal again …

2022-08-19: [U/Dys]topias Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Leo Tolstoy …

2022-08-17: Dan Charnas on what interviewing for a book is like: It’s about being open and listening and …

2022-08-06: Instead of asking yourself, “What should I do first?” Try asking, “What should I neglect first?” …

2022-08-02: This is how our brains should be when it comes to learning and curiosity: open wide. Never try to …

2022-07-22: Microsoft’s definition of disability feels like a helpful framing. (site, PDF) As Doug Thomas …

2022-07-01: Collected Threads 070122 A dedication to optimism from Ian Bremmer: To a glass half full. That first half was tasty. What …

2022-06-27: Who’s Left Holding the Bag? The market is mixing signals like a middle school dance. Housing prices and mortgage rates are up. …

2022-06-25: Collected Threads 062522 The section on Trigger Events about halfway down this email has infused my work thinking lately. But …

2022-06-23: Some various threads I collected yesterday. Maybe some will be woven together into something else in …

2022-06-22: Some various threads I collected yesterday. Maybe some will be woven together into something else in …

2022-06-21: Some various threads I collected yesterday. Maybe some will be woven together into something else in …

2022-06-04: “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet “My favorite day,” said Pooh -A. A. Milne (Reminded …

2022-06-01: Formulae of Genre While talking about his hit song on the Song Exploder podcast (you know the one), Rick Astley* …

2022-05-29: Why Do We Have Phillips Head Screws? As a DIY Dabbler™ and a User of Power Tools™, I have interfaced with many a screw (the fastener …

2022-05-28: What are mosquitoes for?

2022-05-27: On planning: The most reasonable plan is planning on your plan not going according to plan. A Few …

2022-05-26: This is what a black hole sounds like

2022-05-25: Question I’m curious about: Where is the money for all these increased salaries going to come from? …

2022-05-23: If you do client work, your deliverable might be a part of their deliverable. Whether that is to …

2022-05-22: That Thing™️ Sometimes you just need to realize that you haven’t dug into That Thing™️ because you don’t really …

2022-05-21: “What we need today more than anything else is to invest in beauty, because beauty is harmony which …

2022-05-20: Sometimes you find yourself wondering: what is the best type of bird seed?* And sometimes you find …

2022-05-19: “The woman was the subject, not the object” Gloria Feman Orenstein …

2022-05-18: Super. Flower. Blood. Moon. The recent super flower blood moon moon made me think about gardening. (Thanks Farmer’s Almanac!) …

2022-05-16: Are Beans the OG Battery? I am very interested in what the next battery breakthrough will be. Our lives are increasingly …

2022-05-15: Yeah, It’s About Basketball I’m a Boston Celtics fan. And they just clinched one hell of a playoff series against the defending …

2022-05-15: Add a little extra care. What could it hurt?

2022-05-13: Meaning & Existence (& Haiku) There are three factors that contribute to a meaningful life: coherence, purpose and existential …

2022-05-12: If you’re curious about trains… Japan’s very fast train was made quieter and more …

2022-05-09: The Verticalization of the Internet I’m not surprised every major platform is cloning TikTok (and Snapchat) in their apps. I am kind of …

2022-05-08: Due to the combination of: 1) suffering from imposter syndrome (because I’m human) 2) priding …

2022-05-07: Octopodes (new pluralization I just learned) are the most recent obsession in our house. This has to …

2022-05-06: You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but you should probably judge a fish by its clothes. …

2022-05-05: Sometimes it feels like success gets distilled down to a binary of talented or persistent. The …

2022-05-04: If you need to show people how to use your thing, is it a feature or a bug?

2022-05-03: Stretch a little bit.

2022-05-02: Craig Mod wrote a portrait of a life dedicated to craftsmanship, care, and charisma. It’s …

2022-05-01: The craziest thing about planting seeds (aside from watching something that, in some cases, looks …

2022-04-25: You are only the center of your own universe. (inspired, in part, by this podcast intro)

2022-04-23: Pieces like this give me hope (and set my curiosity into overdrive) for what the future of the web …

2022-03-16: What question are you actually trying to answer? Sometimes we have the shape of answer in mind …

2022-03-01: Rabbbits Weeekly marketing news roundup, the one in which we do math, talk a lot about Google and …

2022-02-26: Storytelling and history are powerful levers of influence. The longevity and terroir of heritage …

2022-02-23: The Trinternet Your GDPR-compliant cookie banner is actually a violation of GDPR. And so is your analytics …

2022-02-21: Note to self, try this: How to do content: 1. Create a long-form piece (podcast, video, blog) 2. …

2022-02-20: If you’re a B2B business, is a difficult user experience a promise for how difficult …

2022-02-18: The Micro-Yes, 2 Ways In the recent Rabbbits Weeekly I wrote about the “micro-yes” and how one dude applied it …

2022-02-17: Table Setting; or, The Chasing Rabbbits Tenents of Marketing™ (you won't believe #4!) (Yes, more spoon related nonsense) But first, the moon! Happy Full Snow Moon. (Ok, yes, it was …

2022-02-13: You want to have strong analytical abilities on your side This is the title of a recent Marginal …

2022-02-10: realityOS: more evidence of forthcoming AR experiences from Apple or proof that this is all just a …

2022-02-08: Are you serving your metrics or are your metrics serving you?

2022-02-07: Rabbbits Weeekly 02.07.22 This week: Google’s post-cookie planning, the Performance Max future, title tag robo-rewrites, and …

2022-02-06: Encanto Encanto Bruno GIFfrom Encanto GIFs If you ignore what you fear and/or don’t …

2022-02-05: Some fun facts about the helicopter seen doing the heavy lifting above: The twin, intermeshing …

2022-02-04: Welcome to web3, where the future is decentralized. Hey, wait a minute… link

2022-02-03: There are really only two plot devices when writing: a stranger comes to town, or a person goes on a …

2022-02-02: Finished reading: Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson 📚 Second person, poetic passages, woven through …

2022-02-01: Spoons: A Story Let’s get on the same page real quick: this is not about the game or musical instrument nor is it …

2022-01-30: I have a very robust and well organized note taking system (heavy sarcasm) and found this gem in …

2022-01-28: I’m a fan of the Team Human podcast, it usually causes me to think about something differently …

2022-01-27: Did you know that Outlook uses Word to render it’s HTML? If you’ve ever had to deal with …

2022-01-26: Are you optimizing for you or your customers?

2022-01-25: Why the moon? Surprise last quarter frost exploding moon drop! You may have noticed the full wolf moon reference …

2022-01-24: If you don’t want to buy it, don’t sell it. If you don’t want to use it, …

2022-01-23: Phrases like “because that’s how it’s always been done” or …

2022-01-22: Users Over Lawyers Let’s keep the user experience train rolling. Design for users first. Amend for laywers later. …

2022-01-21: Use Your F@&k!n Phone I clicked through a link to TechRepublic on my phone earlier and was greeted with a banner about …

2022-01-20: Obligatory inflation post! I read this great overview of where we’re at now and how to think about …

2022-01-19: A good way to cultivate your curiosity is to find interesting/enjoyable sources of information …

2022-01-18: Zuck's Identity Crisis Mark Zuckerberg so famously said, “Having two identities for yourself is an example of a lack …

2022-01-17: Welcome to Wonder Land Hey, I’m Kyle, Welcome to my curious corner of the internet. Happy full wolf moon. I read and listen …

2022-01-15: Questions that might come in handy: Would it help? 1 What does this make possible? 2 How can I make …

2022-01-14: Modern humanity is distinguished by paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions… and god-like …

2022-01-14: A List of List Items from Other Lists For anything you want to complete, break it down into small manageable tasks — and tackle them one …

2022-01-13: Consider this Confessions of an Information Hoarder (and proficient protagonist) If more …

2022-01-10: When starting a new project I quickly get quasi-blocked by the idea of trying to lock in what the …

2022-01-09: Great advice from the great cartoonist, Bill Watterson. (via Dan’s Daily Blog) …having an …

2022-01-08: Conicidence is a weird thing. The other day I was randomly reminiscing on days gone by and some …

2022-01-07: The best-laid plans of mice and men1 last ‘til they get punched in the face2

2022-01-06: Finished Listening: Neverwhere: A Novel by Neil Gaiman 📚 I have never really gotten into audiobooks …

2022-01-05: Finished reading: The Girl in the Tower: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy Book 2) by Katherine Arden 📚 …

2022-01-04: Once, I asked Suzuki Roshi, “what is nirvana, enlightenment?” He replied, “seeing …

2022-01-03: Finished reading (years ago): The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel (Winternight Trilogy Book 1) by …

2022-01-02: Self-help in one short setup, a quote, and two steps: We aren’t where we want to be because of fear. …

2022-01-01: Humans are independent actors (whether they are rational or irrational is a different story) and …

2021-12-27: What if all this time we have misunderstood the story of the Tower of Babel?…What if it was not just …

2021-12-23: Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. Journey, from Jingle Jangle

2021-12-13: I like this quote from James Clear: Think about what you want today and you’ll spend your …

2021-12-09: This is a hilariously on point satirizing of academic papers. I remember trying to read social …

2021-12-08: What’s a non-human-centric way to measure intelligence?

2021-12-08: The most recent jobs report was amazing! Tons of people got jobs and/or got back in the labor pool. …

2021-12-05: Words my iPhone thinks I should use instead of “thanks”: banks (the most popular …

2021-12-03: I was recently challenged to think of 3 words that define my mindset. My guiding principles in a …

2021-12-02: Going back to the Mike Posner well. This time sharing a quote from his buddy Elliot Bisnow: …

2021-12-01: Mike Posner recently walked across the country. Injuries gave him reasons he could have quit. …

2021-11-28: I really enjoy the few remaining days in November after the Thanksgiving holiday. They feel kind of …

2021-11-25: Happy Thanksgiving 🦃 Always a great time to check out Seth Godin’s Thanksgiving Reader

2021-11-18: Music should always let you know that you can have an experience but never tell you what the …

2021-11-15: Finished reading: Silver Surfer: Black by Donny Cates 📚 The art and story here are amazing. I wish I …

2021-11-10: The first obligation of a painting is to make the wall look better, that it’s hanging on. …

2021-11-08: This post is ostensibly about how to speak to children (and is a good list for that). But it also …

2021-11-06: Reading a tweet you enjoy “maybe I’ll read the replies and see if I find anything else I …

2021-11-05: I like this approach to writing by Austin Kleon: Make note of every dumb thought that occurs to you …

2021-11-04: Dracula 📚 Finished reading: Dracula by Bram Stoker 📚 This is my first time reading this classic and I’m …

2021-11-03: I like this barometer for judging a company’s investment(s): it is worth looking at numbers …

2021-11-02: I enjoyed listening to this podcast episode about the history of the Post Office (USPS), its role in …

2021-11-01: As I try to build this blog out to be at least part-commonplace book, I’ve created a page to …

2021-10-30: Towards a Natural Intelligence I really like the concept behind the Solar Protocol project. It’s like a CDN where the …

2021-10-29: Loving Kindness May you be: happy healthy filled with peace

2021-10-24: Consider this my new work day goal: Spend the best hours of your day on the biggest opportunity, …

2021-10-23: Richard Powers and the Cult of the Closing Bell Richard Powers on post-capitalism: The pandemic created a crack that allowed us to see it may be …

2021-10-23: RZA and Lex Fridman chatted a bit and this line about Tupac jumped out at me: He was really good at …

2021-10-17: Inevitably, people will consider the latest disruption a fluke and no one will learn the lesson: …

2021-10-15: Politician and Noble Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi on corruption: “It is not power that …

2021-10-15: Writer and essayist Lu Xun on the power of collective hope: “Hope is like a road in the …

2021-10-08: These guitar installation pieces are amazing. via disquiet

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