+2 vs. x2

+2 vs. x2

What's the difference between the atom business and the bit business?

Inspired by the writings of Naval, and my journey building Visualize Value — this visual depicts the nature of exponential digital networks and power laws.

In a market without physical constraints, you can build products and make media with close to zero cost of replication.

If these products or ideas "go viral" – you can deliver and capture value at scale sitting in your bedroom (where I'm writing this).

Learning is like climbing an infinite ladder.

We're conditioned to think of a single percentage point as an almost non-consequential gain. In conventional wisdom investing, 1% would be laughed at.

How long it takes to learn something is a better proxy for how valuable something is than how long it takes to do something.

It's comforting to think that hitting a certain target or achieving a definable milestone will bring us lasting comfort.

If you make $10,000 or $1,000,000 and spend 100% of it, the outcome is the same.

An abundance of connectivity means you’re only ever a second away from another opinion.

Expecting to excel in anything without consistent practice is the easiest way to lose.