Apr 17 • 1HR 36M

Can Substack Notes Be a Better Twitter? (Robert Wright & Nikita Petrov)

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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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1:29 The promise (and perils) of Notes, Substack’s new social media platform
10:08 One big way Notes could be a better Twitter
24:47 Nikita’s grand vision for Notes—and Substack
41:21 User control vs. the allure of algorithms
48:09 Is a better culture of discourse possible through Notes?
1:06:11 How Notes benefits from elite buy-in
1:15:15 Bob’s advice for Substack: Don't be like Microsoft!
1:24:40 Towards a civil society

Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Nikita Petrov (https://psychopolitica.substack.com/). Recorded April 15, 2023.

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