COWBOY B3BOP - Issue #18
16 Ways to Measure Network Effects by a16z
Would you believe the world is actually getting better? Here's 23 charts and maps that show this.
Fjord's Trends 2019: The search for value
NYT Profile on the GOAT Guy Raz & 'How I Built This'
State of Startups in 2018 by First Round
Student loan debt in the U.S. has doubled since the recession.
Amazon is cutting the CRaP.
83 Mind-Blowing Facts from 2018 by The Atlantic
When you don't put community and authenticity first...
Whose ready for a financial crisis in 2019?
“The gap between ‘sci-fi,’ — that which was once imagined — and ‘sci-fact,’ that which becomes manifest and real, is shrinking.”
Who had ever thought you could learn a lesson or two in business management from your favorite rockers?
Life of a Full-Time Instagram Influencer
Forbes Profile of Joe Liemandt & Trilogy/ESW - The Two-time Tech Billionaire & Software Sweatshopper
Grab a broom - Cleaning Influencers are the new move.
By 2021, billboards are expected to grow to a $33B industry.
Here's a wild story on an e-commerce empire rabbit hole.
We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future
Yes, you can find cheap AI Labor in China - but not quite what you may think it is...
Tech in the Triple D: Dallas Hacker Culture
Here are cliff notes on the most important AI research papers of 2018.
Top YoY Airbnb Destinations to Visit in 2019
With the new community rules on Tumblr, where will users of the fringe and their content go? How about TumblrX or Sharesome?
Spofity has a design blog!
December is the month of lists. Here's a list of Longreads' best stories in 2018.
Stadium Goods acquired for $250m.
WTF is Salesforce?
RAD - NPR’s open-source tool for tracking listener analytics.
Kanopy - Best Free Streaming Service
Good Money - Banking owned by its customers
Pindrop - Fighting voice-fraud
Afloat - Waterbeds, reimagined
Robinhood Checking & Savings - 3% Interest Rates, No Fees
Ello - Social network for artist, built by artists.
KinkRebel - Social network for adult content creators.
Remove.bg - Stop bothering your friends who know Photoshop
Voice Messages by Instagram - Walkie-Talkie
Plaid - The future of fintech is strong with this one...
18 Home Improvement Apps - Just in time for some new year remodeling
Flockjay - Tech sales training and job placement, YC
LOT2046 - The future of fashion?