ChatGPT is incredibly limited, but good enough at some things to create a misleading impression of greatness. It's a mistake to be relying on it for anything important right now. It's a preview of progress; we have lots of work to do on robustness and truthfulness.
Caffeine is by far the best drug. Very difficult to overstate how much changed when people stopped drinking alcohol all day and started drinking coffee/tea!
In general, it's best if you're building something that you yourself need.
Great execution is at least 10 times more important and a 100 times harder than a good idea.
Time is extremely limited and goes by fast. Do what makes you happy and fulfilled - few people get remembered hundreds of years after they die anyway. Don't spend time trying to maintain relationships with people you don't like, and cut negative people out of your life. Negativity is really bad. Don't let yourself make excuses for not doing the things you want to do.
I am nervous about the impact AI is going to have on future elections. Personalized 1:1 persuasion, combined with high-quality generated media, is going to be a powerful force.
No matter how successful you are, the haters will never go away.
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there'll be great companies.
Whether or not money can buy happiness, it can buy freedom, and that's a big deal. Also, lack of money is very stressful.
The way to build billion dollar companies is to first build something people love. There isn't really a shortcut there.
Move fast! Speed is one of your main advantages over large competitors.
People always make the mistake of calling an idea small or stupid because they don't understand how it's going to evolve.
Seed investing is the status symbol of Silicon Valley. Most people don't want Ferraris, they want a winning seed investment.
Ideas are cheap and easy, and there are a lot of them.