Boris Mann

Open Source. Community. Decentralized Web. Building dev tools at Fission. Cooks & eats.

This is my space for NotesYes, basically a personal wiki, although becoming known as a Second Brain, saving and highlighting Articles and other Links.My general rule is that if I share something with two people, I should capture it as a local note.

Recent Blog Posts

Yes, these are infrequent blog posts! Photos and short content is over on the personal microblog.

Seeds

You can browse current and past ProjectsProjects
Current Projects

[[Venture Scouts]]
[[Cobuilding]]

Backlog

[[Custom Bags in Vancouver]] – I want to test my [[Ship IP Not Product]] ideas, and make a template for forming a group, designing a bag, and finding local makers and supply chain to make items locally, on demand
[[Community ISP]] – can we form co-ops and collectives and create community ISPs?
[[Vancouver Local Makers Directory]] – a list of made in VancouverVancouver
The city where I live. I’m in East Van[[ East Van cross by @pixeldan::lmn]].
[[AllTheBestRecipes]] is where I document food and other local stuff.
Check the linked references below.
items, ideally with direct call to purchase

Older Projects

[[Berlin...
. These are mainly small VancouverVancouver
The city where I live. I’m in East Van[[ East Van cross by @pixeldan::lmn]].
[[AllTheBestRecipes]] is where I document food and other local stuff.
Check the linked references below.
focused things, I’m pretty busy as the founder of FissionFission
Fission is the company I founded in June [[2019]] with [[Brooklyn Zelenka]].

https://fission.codes
twitter @fissioncodes
[[Discord]] chat https://fission.codes/discord
[[Discourse]] forum https://talk.fission.codes

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Starting with the StartupStartup
Startup and small business operations and efficiency
“Startup” is this weird phrase that means lots of different things. For me, one of the things that it means is really internalizing a couple of different concepts.
One is the [[Lean Startup]], which has lots of baggage associated with it today, but at its core there is the Build - Measure - Learn loop.
You start with a hypothesis (another key concept), like “adding an ecommerce channel will lead to more sales”, and then you build the minima...
note, there are various recommendations, products, and recommendations to explore.

If I haven’t sent it to you already, you should read When Tailwinds Vanish: The Internet in the 2020sWhen Tailwinds Vanish: The Internet in the 2020s

The Internet tailwinds that propelled Silicon Valley’s meteoric growth for decades are stalling out. The ripple effects will jolt the tech industry.

By [[John Luttig]] https://luttig.substack.com/p/when-tailwinds-vanish


Like any mature industry, Silicon Valley must battle to maintain growth in the face of immense economic gravity. For the first time in Internet history, startup growth will require a push from the company and not a pull from the market. Unlike the organic pull that drove m...
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