Daily note for 11 July 2023

I just can’t help myself. It’s like a sickness https://t2.social/davebriggs

Episode 2 of our daughter Jade’s podcast is out. It’s all about the job of being a social media manager at an agency. It’s good! https://shows.acast.com/the-social-sisters-podcast/episodes/episode-2-what-does-a-social-media-manager-actually-do

“Here is how platforms die: first, they are good to their users; then they abuse their users to make things better for their business customers; finally, they abuse those business customers to claw back all the value for themselves. Then, they die.” https://pluralistic.net/2023/01/21/potemkin-ai/#hey-guys

I’ve read more about David Foster Wallace than I have David Foster Wallace. This is a great piece: https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v45/n14/patricia-lockwood/where-be-your-jibes-now

Ben Thompson on Threads and the state of social media: https://stratechery.com/2023/threads-and-the-social-communications-map/