Rob Fitzpatrick is a serial entrepreneur, a writer, a community leader, and a very curious human being. I talk to Rob about building an incredibly complicated business, the world of self-publishing, what AI tools can and will do for humanity, and how to build communities that can run by themselves.
00:00:00 Rob Fitzpatrick 00:03:38 The challenges of building the Useful Books business 00:10:01 A rare breed 00:14:47 The passion discount 00:21:12 What’s changed in self-publishing? 00:26:43 What’s your pet peeve of the publishing industry? 00:32:48 Knowledge production 00:39:06 Short-term wins are not going to be around for long 00:42:21 Different voices for the same content 00:47:39 Prose be gone 00:54:26 Staying accountable in an accountability community 00:57:45 Late-stage communities 01:02:26 Rob’s passion and the purpose of communities