In the age of AI, where do I fit in? It’s a conversation permeating dinners, group chats, and honest online discourse.
HQ Trivia, TikTok Trivia, & the not-so-subtle art of creating compelling live media.

February 2023

On the value of creating shared context in the age of personalized, on-demand media.

January 2023

In 2023, we’ll see more Silicon Valley startups that operate like small businesses. And some of them will have big outcomes. Perhaps even billion-dollar…

July 2022

After 2 years at Clubhouse, I’ve taken away many personal lessons on how to build and scale startups — especially products, communities, and teams — and…

April 2022

In consumer social, rituals have been likened to just a feature, a mechanic, or a new entry strategy. They haven’t been celebrated as the main thing…

January 2022

Communities are fundamentally groups, and groups aren’t static, they’re dynamic — constantly forming, evolving, fragmenting, and even breaking apart.

December 2021

What's old is new again. The most important way to connect today predates every ‘social network’ and effectively predates the web itself — it’s the…
User-generated content (UGC) platforms have historically focused on the individual, but content creation is increasingly collaborative. Each contributor…

May 2020

Consumer social as a category is having a renaissance. Until recently, the belief was that big, horizontal platforms (e.g. Facebook, Instagram…