…m following this incident that provided a more accurate picture of the usage The Graph was gaining. We already had plans to run infrastructure for The Graph, but the level of usage they were seeing fortified our views that they were a critical layer for builders.
…the consumer is the driver. Their time is free and there is no “driver COGS” (costs of goods sold). While the ride-hailing market sees autonomous vehicles as nirvana due to no driver costs, the e-scooter market already has this built in.
en y…all an Uber to get home.” In this case, Uber is a plot point in the story, but it is not the story. As a product designer, your goal is not to write that narrative, your goal is to ensure that when your product becomes part of that narrative it plays a positive role.
Tracking narratives is a good way to help people understand that there are, in fact, a menu of beliefs competing for their affiliation; to remind them that by showing up to this party, you get to shape it. I believe that for most people, exposure to the breadth of competing ideas helps turn down the pres…