The Social Network Was The Most Important Movie of All Time

You know what’s cooler than being worth millions at the box office? Being worth billions on the Nasdaq.

What The Social Network Did

  1. Engineers
  2. Founders

Isn’t A Life Decision Based On a Movie Kind of Lame?

Wasn’t the Movie Wrong?

  • Good companies are started by obsessives.
  • They hire other obsessives.
  • There should be a death penalty for interrupting someone who is wearing headphones.
  • Writing code to make a system do something it didn’t quite want you to do is a lot of fun.[3]
  • Working hard will put stress on everything else you care about.
  • The adrenaline of building something cool that works will spill over into other parts of your life.
  • Success is a combination of an endless painful grind and a couple lucky breaks.

Weren’t Movie’s Heroes the Villains?




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