Avoid linear actions

Last updated May 25, 2023

The general case of what I wrote about Making money is that you should always prefer actions that compound over time.

Here are some things that produce value linear in time:

And things that compound:

Making friends is certainly more fun than using a dating app!

One further point: if you change what you’re doing every time a new hype cycle starts, you won’t be able to take advantage of long-term gains. Don’t do that.