Welcome to Pearl Runner issue 18! Our favorite quote this week:
by Nathan Barry
Is making money a skill that can be mastered? Like learning and instrument or a new language? Nathan Barry, Founder and CEO of ConvertKit thinks so, and he wrote a captivating article exploring the details.
Whether or not you agree, the ideas are certainly worth hearing, especially as you consider the greater context of your career and how you build wealth for yourself and family over time. A couple notable quotes:
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As mentioned before, we’re big fans of getting slightly freaked out periodically to appreciate our lives on earth a bit more. If you’re into that type of thing, this article will certainly provide that feeling.
The theories mostly relate to the universe, our existence, and other big topics that are ripe for generating existential paranoia. A couple of our favorite snippets:
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Rachel Sussman, a Brooklyn based artist, has spent years travelling the world to document the planet’s oldest living things. Her website is an amazing and beautiful catalog of all her findings, complete with pictures and description of every object.
You’ll be amazed at how old some of these things have been alive, and the beautiful photography and notes make them even more pleasant to look through.
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Looking for some help finding an idea for your next billion dollar venture? Ideas AI is the site for you. All the ideas on the site are generated by OpenAI’s GPT-3, an artificially intelligent deep learning model. The model is trained over time as people like/dislike the ideas on the site. With over 1.1 million site views, the ideas you’ll find have been fairly well-vetted.
Our only ask? If this link leads to you becoming a billionaire, please toss us a measly $1 million for our contribution, thanks in advance!
This week, we’re happy to tell you about another of our favorite newsletters, Night Water, written by Adam Cecil.
The name says it all, Night Water is a late night pop culture newsletter sending out refreshing posts to quench your thirst. What does he write about? Nostalgia. Composting. The fake hospital where Cabbage Patch Kids are born. Curling. My cats. Vegan fast food. Pokémon. British sports drinks. And of course, Late night vibes.
Last week’s poll results:
Quite the spread here, but no big surprises. I think my answer to this question would be different every year for the last 5 or so years of my life. Do you go for the challenge of an extreme culture shock? Or do you go for the familiar comfort of a country closer to your own? Looks like a mix of both, but probably a bit heavier on the latter.
At the end of my life, I predict that my favorite decade will have been my ____.
And that’s a wrap! If you have any comments, suggestions, recommendations, or just general feedback we’d love to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll include our favorite comments in next week’s edition (and maybe in our Instagram feed 🧐). Thanks for reading and have a great week!