I moved FluxGarden to DigitalOcean, but nothing else at LiNode. So webseitz is still running from there... (more)

Simon Willison: llamafile is the new best way to run a LLM on your own computer. On my M2 Mac it runs at around 55 tokens a second, which is really fast (more)

Martin Cagan: Good Product People. Recently Shreyas Doshi published a reminder that the vast majority of the best product people are not likely to be spending their time on social media. His point is that the best product people are busy practicing the craft of product, and not trying to attract followers. (product manager) (more)

Lenny Rachitsky: The art of the pivot, part 1: The definitive list of successful pivots. For part one (this post), I’ve spent the past few weeks combing through my podcast episodes, newsletters, and online interviews to put together the most definitive and detailed breakdown of startup pivots you’ll find anywhere. For 30+ successful pivots (more)

PostHog: How we found our Ideal Customer Profile. Creating an Ideal Customer Profile is one of the most important things we've ever done at PostHog (more)

AI chatbots are intruding into online communities where people are trying to connect with other humans. A parent asked a question in a private Facebook group in April 2024: Does anyone with a child who is both gifted and disabled have any experience with New York City public schools? The parent received a seemingly helpful answer... Both of these responses were lies. That child does not exist and neither do the camera or air conditioner. The answers came from an artificial intelligence chatbot. (more)

Nextra: on LLM Agents. ...involve LLM applications that can execute complex tasks through the use of an architecture that combines LLMs with key modules like planning and memory (more)

PostHog: Creating an Ideal Customer Profile transformed our company. Defining our ICP is the most important thing we ever did (more)

Cows (meat) are being fed chicken shit and the FDA has done nothing to stop it. ...some of these farming methods are more than just unappetizing: they could be deadly. One practice in particular could allow for the spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, the gruesome and fatal neurodegenerative disorder more commonly known as mad cow disease. (more)

Benedict Evans: Looking for AI (GenAI) use-cases. ....in the last 18 months, as I’ve experimented with ChatGPT, Gemini, Claude and all the other chatbots that have sprouted up: ‘this is amazing, but I don’t have that use-case’. (more)

aka Gerald M. Weinberg. http://www.geraldmweinberg.com/ Here's a longer bio. Died 2018. (more)

like a Personal Server/hosted server, but made up of mesh of functions running in various parts of the cloud. cf serverless (more)

Nate Silver: The 2 key facts about US Covid-19 policy that everyone should know. The goal of this post is to convey two related facts that make for politically inconvenient bedfellows (more)

Open Source Relational Data Base engine. Known for simplicity and speed. http://www.mysql.com/ (more)

Influence or influencer may refer to: Social influence, in social psychology, influence in interpersonal relationships; Minority influence, when the minority affect the behavior or beliefs of the majority; Influencer marketing, through individuals that have influence over potential buyers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influence cf persuade, persuasion

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are regulations in the United States, first enacted by the United States Congress in 1975,[1] after the 1973–74 Arab Oil Embargo, to improve the average fuel economy of cars and light trucks (trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles) produced for sale in the United States... The original CAFE standards sought to drive automotive innovation to curtail fuel consumption, and now the aim is to create domestic jobs and cut global warming.[3][4] Stringent CAFE standards together with government incentives for fuel efficient vehicles in the United States should accelerate the demand for electric vehicles. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporate_average_fuel_economy (more)

In sociology and social psychology, an ingroup is a social group to which a person psychologically identifies as being a member. By contrast, an outgroup is a social group with which an individual does not identify. For example, people may find it psychologically meaningful to view themselves according to their race, culture, gender, age, or religion. It has been found that the psychological membership of social groups and categories is associated with a wide variety of phenomena. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ingroups_and_outgroups (more)

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This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!

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Current:

My Coding for fun.

Past:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/billseitz/

Agile Product Development, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit, Adding Product To Your Startup Team, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, (2022-10-12) Accidental Learnings of a Journeyman Product Manager

My Coding

Big Levers, Theory of Change, Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention; Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

FluxGarden; Network Enlightenment Ecosystem; ThinkingTools Interaction as Medium; Hypermedia Pattern Language; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Portal Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

Book list, Greatest Books

To Write

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