June 3, 2024: Foxes and Hedgehogs

“Keep your identity small.”

― Paul Graham

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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

Foxes and Hedgehogs
by Altos Ventures (5 mins)

  • Foxes vs. Hedgehogs: Foxes are adaptable and social, excelling in dynamic environments and capital raising. Hedgehogs focus deeply on one business, preferring long-term strategies and meticulous measurement.
  • Hedgehog Success: Hedgehogs build lasting companies through dedication, deep knowledge, and resilience, inspiring others with their commitment and ability to adapt when necessary.
  • Famous Hedgehogs: Notable examples include Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Buddha, Darwin, and Einstein, highlighting the power of deep focus and expertise.

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5 Classic Stoic Principles to Live By for a Happier Life
by Darius Foroux (3 mins)

  • Embrace fearlessness by understanding that life's challenges and fears are insignificant in the grand scheme, encouraging you to pursue your desires without hesitation.
  • Focus on controlling your actions and thoughts rather than seeking external validation, reclaiming your peace and freedom by not chasing what is beyond your control.
  • Trust the natural course of life and its unpredictability, seeing every event as part of your journey, and practice integrity by living according to the principles you advocate.

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Philosopher Nick Bostrom’s predictions on life in an AI utopia
by Jonny Thomson (7 mins)

  • AI-Driven Abundance: Nick Bostrom predicts AI will eliminate resource scarcity, leading to a utopia where humans can focus on meaningful activities.
  • Easing Daily Misery: AI will reduce everyday discomforts and tedious tasks, making life more enjoyable.
  • Embracing Change: Bostrom argues that humans should adapt and improve with technology, enhancing well-being rather than sticking to outdated evolutionary traits.

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Kei and Kazuki


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