014 - Jon Wheatley

Jon Wheatley is a Product Designer & Founder. He’s currently working on launching a new social media platform @Stopwatch

https://jonw.com

@jon

  6:00 - Intro 

  7:00 - Moving back to St. Louis

15:00 - Why I'm Moving My Business from San Francisco to St. Louis

18:30 - ArchGrants

22:00 - Going into Y Combinator

23:45 - Starting DailyBooth in 2009

28:30 - Judging Y Combinator applications

35:00 - Favorite American city

42:30 - Investors in DailyBooth

46:30 - Getting “banned” from America

54:00 - Using a telepresence robot for a year

58:30 - DailyBooth winding down

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1:01:00 - Starting up Peel

1:04:00 - Doing his own fulfillment 

1:06:00 - Good & bad of transparency 

1:10:30 - Pitfalls of a Kickstarter campaign

1:14:30 - Other Need/Want Projects

1:20:30 - Managing time & projects

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1:23:30 - Stopwatch

1:26:00 - Launching a “social network” in 2019

1:28:00 - How Stopwatch works

1:32:45 - Join the Private Beta

1:36:30 - Stopwatch business model

1:41:30 - Moderating & Censorship

1:48:00 - The grimey tech of ‘Prospect’

1:51:00 - Influenced by old ideas of the future

1:56:00 - Algorithms & Moderation

2:04:00 - Bruce Mau

2:07:30 - Making slingshots / Dead Eye Club

2:12:45 - White House trip

2:21:00 - Outro

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