The YouTube Situation, Explained (Part 2)

We need to talk about the infamous YouTube algorithm. Not how it works, specifically, but what I’m certain it’s intended to do. This extends to all algorithms on all social media, where the platform decides what you get to see rather than just giving you what you asked for, in chronological order. YouTube is an […]

The YouTube Situation, Explained (Part 1)

For those who pay no attention to these sorts of things, here’s a short recap of what’s been happening on YouTube over the past week, with my analysis. The reason I care is because it affects creators, and it’s got potential ramifications that could set precedents on other platforms that creators use. YouTube Comment Sections […]

The Newsletter: 24 February 2019

This is the weekly status update for Simplify, Create, Thrive, the blog of Berin Kinsman. It’s not technically a newsletter, but I’d rather you subscribe to the blog for email updates than have you redundantly sign up for two things. I’m going to publish this every Sunday at around 3pm EST. The Newsletter: 24 February […]

Turning My Kanban Board into a Future Log

For a long time now I’ve used a Kanban board to manage workflows. Currently I’m using a small cork board mounted on the wall. If you’re not familiar with the method, you divide a whiteboard or bulletin board into four columns. They’re labeled with some variation of to do, in progress, waiting, done. It’s a […]

Have a System to Capture Creative Ideas

If I had to give you just one piece of creative advice, it would be this: have a system to capture creative ideas. Write it down, look it over, and figure out how to use it. You will slowly make connections and have epiphanies that would never happen if you didn’t capture the information. Various […]