Tech Leader Pro podcast 2023 week 18, a better Twitter
5th May 2023
This week I signed up for the invite-only beta of Bluesky.
Lots of folks are scrambling to build Twitter clones, but who is building a better Twitter?
A better Twitter would:
Deescalate mob dynamics algorithmically
Have community moderation via negative scoring
Reward effort with positive scoring
Unlock features via reputation score, not payment
Reward constructive engagement
Verification via domains
Basically, a meritocracy.
Hacker News already has similiar mechanics:
https://news.ycombinator.com/ Bluesky gets identity verification right by allowing users to use their web domain names as their Bluesky handles:
https://blueskyweb.xyz/blog/4-28-2023-domain-handle-tutorial What are I building this week:
Greater than 600k web pages in my index now.
I am writing a script for my next leadership podcast, "On working with recruiters", which will also be in this feed in the coming weeks.
Media I am enjoying this week:
"Silo" is out on Apple+ today! Based on the trilogy of books by Hugh Howey
Currently reading: "Dune Messiah" by Frank Herbert, and "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish.
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