I’ve only known Kakul a short while, but when we met we somehow interacted as if we’d been friends for a decade. PerhapsÂ that is the result of the two of us thinking about the same things in similar ways for so many years.
Short interview, but so much to unpack there. h/t Stow Boyd.
There is a sea change happening in the web and how we use it. It’s an evolution to a second phase of the web – the real-time web, or what I call the “Stream.”
In the Stream, the focus is on messages not web pages. These vast amounts of messages are generated by social interaction, by conversation, by attention, by ideas, by little chunks of thought unleashed into a gigantic stream of data.
“There are no secrets or shortcuts to creating valuable work. I think we waste a lot of energy trying to figure out better ways of doing our work instead of letting the work tell us what it needs.”—Todd Henry in “There Are No Secrets”.
“Nike sells a commodity, they sell shoes. And yet when you think of Nike you feel something different than a shoe company. In their ads, as you know, they don’t ever talk about the product, they don’t ever talk about their air soles, how they’re better than Reebok’s air soles. What’s Nike do in their advertising? They honor great athletes and they honor great athletics. That’s who they are. That is what they are about.”—