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Twist Biosciences: the DNA API

Today’s newsletter is a partnership special: I’m filling in for Mario Gabriele at The Generalist, who is off this week and kindly offered me the opportunity to write a guest issue. So today will be something a little different from what I usually write: I’m going to tell you about a specific company I really admire, called Twist Biosciences. This essay will appear in both our newsletters this week. Two necessary parts here, before we begin: first, this essay’s purpose is to inform, educate, and spark curiosity – not to give… Read more Twist Biosciences: the DNA API

World-Building and the Early Internet

Hello everyone! This week in Dancoland, Jim O’Shaughnessy and I have a fresh podcast recording for your enjoyment. Alex Danco: Everyone’s job is World-Building | Infinite Loops You can listen to the whole episode at the link above. Here’s a lightly edited transcript that pulls out what we talked about in the first half of the show, which is all about: -The difference between capital and sales in a world of scarcity versus a world of abundance -Why everyone’s job is world-building now -World-building on the early internet, and how… Read more World-Building and the Early Internet