We send you 3 good articles to highlight this week. Hopefully, it will bring you new perspectives and help you develop your career and learning journey.
📚 This Week's Reading List
How Spotify Stole Podcasts from Apple by Aakash Gupta (15min) Since Apple introduced podcasts in June 2005, the medium has been on an unstoppable ascent and Apple had been at the top. However, Spotify passed Apple for monthly active podcast listeners, and it is set to vastly outgrow Apple over the coming years. How did it happen and what was Spotify’s strategy? In this article, the author introduces the history of podcasts, Spotify’s history, and how Spotify made its strategy. See: Glasp Community Highlights
The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business by James Clear (5min) Why is it that some people, like Martin, stick with their habits—whether practicing jokes or drawing cartoons, or playing guitar—while most of us struggle to stay motivated? How do we design habits that pull us in rather than ones that fade away? Scientists have been studying this question for many years. In this article, the author gives hints to keep habits for a long time. See: Glasp Community Highlights
What comes after Zoom? by Benedict Evans (4min) Video calls are nothing new, but Zoom solved a lot of the small pieces of friction that made it fiddly to get into a call. But an important part is that there seem to be few real network effects in a video call per se. And we’ll get the equivalents of Instagram and Snap - products that ask different questions. Zoom solved getting into a call, but why are you in the call? See: Glasp Community Highlights
👀 Featured Curators on Glasp
1️⃣ Heather Mellis Heather is learning psychology, public policy, and founders. If you go to the profile, you would get a new perspective, so please look at it!
2️⃣ Diana Han Diana is learning music, literature, and psychology. For me, it's a unique and interesting experience to see her profile and learnings. Please check the profile :)
3️⃣ Xavier Roy Xavier is learning knowledge management, learning, and writing. He's been learning with Glasp for a while, so there is a lot of content we can learn from. Also, check out his Twitter!
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