August 24, 2023: Glasp is on Times Square now

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This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋

We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

📚 3 Good Articles for You

The Internet Is Still Early
by Evan Armstrong (10 mins)

  • The internet's impact is still unfolding with under 70% global usage, reshaping companies and industries.
  • Drawing parallels to the railroad network, the internet significantly reduces distribution costs, transforming business models as seen with Amazon.
  • The internet challenges traditional consumption patterns, evident in industries like bookstores, and AI signifies the next phase of its evolution.

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How to Grow Up: A Guide to Being Human
by Mark Manson (28 mins)

  1. Early Exploration and Lessons: As children, we learn through direct experiences of pleasure and pain, setting the foundation for our preferences, values, and identities.
  2. Adulthood and Complex Value Systems: As we grow, our understanding of the world expands and becomes more nuanced, moving beyond immediate pleasure/pain to a transactional/rule-based system.
  3. Maturity and Choosing Values: True adulthood is characterized by choosing one's values and living by them, even if it involves confronting discomfort or pain.

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Steal This Best-Selling Author's 3-3-3 Method for Managing Your Time
by Jessica Stillman (3 mins)

  • DeMarco's View: Avoid overloading days for greater long-term productivity.

Burkeman's 3-3-3 Method:

  • 3 hours on a main project.
  • Complete 3 short tasks.
  • Dedicate time to 3 daily maintenance activities.
  • Benefits: Provides a balanced, realistic approach to daily tasks without overwhelming oneself.

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📣 Community

  • 🟥 Glasp is on Times Square:
    Glasp is featured on a billboard in Times Square, New York now! It’s live until August, 25th. If you’re there, please take a snap and share it with us! Here’s the picture.
  • 🟩 Test Glasp mobile app:
    We released the Glasp iOS mobile app (test version). You can test it through TestFlight. Click this link to try it out! If you're not familiar with TestFlight, please read this tutorial.

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Please mention @Glasp and share your profile page on Twitter if you’d like to get featured!

🐣 User’s Hatch

Here’s an insightful hatch by Tara B

Do What You Love: Exploring Passion, Embracing Rejection, and Finding Fulfillment

Hatch is a new feature that generates new ideas/articles by finding common points in two articles. Please check here to see how to use it.

❤️ Gratitude

We found some people who mentioned Glasp in their articles and blogs, and we appreciate all the kindness!

  • Thank you for taking the time to talk to us! Your feedback is insightful and helps us improve the product!

We found that Glasp was featured in the articles below. Thank you for writing about Glasp!

Thank you all for sharing and mentioning us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and/or in your blogs 🙂 We appreciate all of your support! Please feel free to ask us anything at any time! Also, feel free to join our Slack community ;)

Hope you enjoyed reading this newsletter!
See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

Quote of The Day: “The person passionate about what he or she is doing will outwork and outlast the guy motivated solely focused on making money.” ― Reid Hoffman

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