Affordances, Category Theory, Convexity of Social Media

Seed idea: Can category theory help us frame how things that are different, but that perform the same function, are somehow “the same.” With links to affordances, cross-category competition, and jobs to be done. Plus thoughts on the trade-offs between data ownership and convexity effects on social media.

Introduction: 00:00
Introducing the podcast

Part 1: 00:30
Social media, convexity, and data ownership

Mentioned:

Part 2: 19:50
Category theory, affordances, jobs to be done, reference frames for types (when a temperature becomes a fever)

Mentioned: