Kevin Way (@kevindway )

Kevin Way

Bio loves dogs. likes whisk(e)y. invests in tech. works at a bookstore.
Location Seattle, WA
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Account created 31-08-2009 13:05:46
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iPhone : Jamie Pastore v9 Fair enough. I’m feeling extra cynical because I heard a less polished but similar pitch last week.

The success stories were making less than everyone in the room, and we were expected to pretend that this was the future of work.

iPhone : Jamie Pastore v9 I suspect that most of the platforms are carefully crafted so it’s easy to retain the audience in that one channel (but not across others); and hard to develop enough supplier power to protect against margin erosion.

iPhone : Jamie Pastore v9 I don’t think there’s anything terribly wrong with it (eg Teachers Pay Teachers, where teachers sell lesson plans), but the term “passion economy” is a bit too thinkfluencer for me.

iPhone : Jamie Pastore v9 So instead of outsourcing logistics to contractors w/o bargaining power, these platforms outsource product development, marketing, and sales to the same. Am I getting it?

iPhone : I’m about to be jealous of some students; this looks extremely fun. twitter.com/Jalopnik/statu…