Breaking Smart

Breaking Smart is a series of essays written by Venkatesh Rao that explore how software is changing the world. Or as he puts it, how software is eating the world. 

Over the last few years I’ve heard 4 people, who’s opinions I respect, vouch for it’s importance, so I’ve finally decided to dive into it. 

As I read it, I want to write and publish my notes. It’ll be a 21 day challenge since that’s how many essays there are (minus the introduction). I want to do this for 3 reasons: it helps me understand better, I want to open up the possibility for others to benefit from it, and it makes reading feel more meaningful which increases the likelihood that I’ll finish it. 


Hello, I'm Erick Muller. I like to write about many things including philosophy, self-improvement, running, unschooling, podcasts, productivity tools and digital marketing.