Hi, I’m Jacob Robinson. This is my website!

I am a writer, entrepreneur, and investor. You can click the button below to get regular updates on what I’m working on, as well as recommended reading suggestions.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Changing to Fit the Times
    We often say that people succeed because they’re in the right place at the right time — but what if you change yourself to fit this place and this time?
  • Trends in Mass Murder Techniques
    While doing research on my upcoming post surrounding infamous mass shooter Adam Lanza, I noticed a particularly bizarre historical pattern: mass murder techniques seem to follow historical patterns. In this post I go over these historical periods, as well as what might be the reason behind it.
  • What Decides Good Art?
    Art has always been, of course, a little subjective. But it has always been a debate as to where the subjectivity ends and the objectivity begins. Could we figure out what makes an objectively good artwork?
  • Cyberpunk in 2022
    Cyberpunk (the franchise, not the genre) is shaping up to be one of the more interesting AAA stories of recent years. I wanted to write a brief about my own experiences with the series, it’s most recent successes (and failures), and where things might go from here.
  • My Life Principles
    A while ago, I kept a running list of principles to guide my life. I recently rediscovered it, and it turns out it aged better than I thought it would. So here it is, open-sourced, for the world to see. Feel free to use it (or not use it) as you wish.


Art as Inspiration, Art as Education The Astukari Podcast

There are many different structures to art, whether it be music, film, games, or otherwise. But to an artist, each art form can have its own use — either as inspiration, or as education. Original blog post: https://jacob-robinson.com/2021/03/22/art-as-inspiration-art-as-education/ Check out the blog: https://jacob-robinson.com/blog/ Subscribe to the newsletter: https://astukari.substack.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/astukari Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astukari/ — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/astukari/support
  1. Art as Inspiration, Art as Education
  2. Free to Play Models for SaaS Services
  3. Making Mistakes, Post-Internet
  4. Taste is Not Tech
  5. Immortality