May 02, 2022

This is Kei and Kazuki, founders of Glasp 👋

We send you 3 good articles to highlight this week. Hopefully, it will bring new perspectives and help you develop your career and learning journey.

📚 This Week's Reading List

Back to the Future of Twitter by Ben Thompson (10min)
The recent acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk took the world by surprise. In this article, Ben Thompson points out Twitter's current problems and offers suggestions on how to fix them. It is structured and specific, and it will be interesting to see how Elon improves it in the future.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

Lessons I learned from becoming a manager by A Vora (3min)
The author thought the manager role would be an easier, better version of her individual contributor role when she first became a manager. And she also thought that she’d get more done, and everyone would listen to her. But it’s more complicated and it took her a while to figure out that the skills that made her a good IC don’t necessarily make her a good manager. In this article, she summarized things she learned after becoming a manager.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

Studies Show That People Who Have High “Integrative Complexity” Are More Likely To Be Successful by Michael Simmons (17min)
Many of the world’s top entrepreneurs — like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Elon Musk — along with Nobel Laureates have a common, rare skill called “integrative complexity.” Integrative complexity is the ability to develop and hold opposing traits, values, and ideas and then integrate them into larger ones. In this article, he introduces four breakthrough studies on why integrative complexity is a key to success, personal growth, and cultural polarization.
See: Glasp Community Highlights

1️⃣ belgio
belgio is learning about Web3 and crypto. If you are new to learning Web3, you can gain a lot of knowledge by reading the articles in his profile.

2️⃣ Aakash Solanki
He studies gamification, design, UX, and psychology. There will be much to learn from him as he is interested in and exploring how the human brain works and how it can be motivated.

3️⃣ LJ Artica Mobile Media Mania
As you can tell from her name, LJ studies media, content, newsletters, and curation. Her profile has a lot of interesting content and she is active on Twitter, so please check it out!

📣 Community News

  • 🟩 Export into Readwise. Highlighted sentences on Glasp can now be exported to Readwise with one click. You can export all highlighted articles at once or one at a time. To see how the export process works, please watch this video.
  • 🟪 Glasp was featured in the Obsidian Roundup, a website, and newsletter that introduces tips and tricks for using Obsidian. Click here to read the article in which Glasp is featured.

See you next week ;)

Kei and Kazuki

Today's Quote: “Just that you do the right thing. The rest doesn’t matter.” — Marcus Aurelius


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