Gustaf Alströmer is a Partner at YC.
The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.
00:10 - How Bump became one of the biggest apps on the App Store
3:24 - Bump was the billionth app downloaded on iOS
5:42 - David's YC interview
7:45 - Bump's goal during YC
9:40 - Experiments at Bump before working on photos
10:45 - How Bump grew
12:00 - How David thinks about product market fit
13:00 - Flock and talking with the top users of Bump
17:30 - Going upstream in photo sharing, becoming the camera roll
19:00 - Being a photo sharing power user and how that helped when building a product
21:40 - Fundraising
25:40 - Deciding that Photo Roll would work better within a big company and building it at Google
29:10 - When building a product, pretend there's a person doing that task for you in the best possible way then try to build that
31:20 - How David spends his time running Google Photos
33:15 - How David feels about his work at Google after being a startup founder
34:45 - When to apply AI
36:50 - Attention to the user vs the technology
37:30 - Talking to users at scale
40:30 - Lamide Akomolafe asks - What did David focus on too much as a rookie product lead that he thinks was a mistake now?
42:15 - Getting confidence to ship features to a billion users
44:45 - Generating support for a project within a big company
46:30 - In 5-10 years will David be working for a large or small company?
47:55 - When thinking about an acquisition, can you execute your vision in a larger way within the company?
49:40 - Larger truths about people learned by paying so much attention to photos and memories
51:15 - Giving everyone a photographic memory and deciding which photos are important
52:25 - Products David likes and the importance of solving a durable human need