A List of All the Paul Graham Essays in Every Language Availableby@alexstacenko
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A List of All the Paul Graham Essays in Every Language Available

by Alex StacenkoJanuary 15th, 2022
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There are about 3 billion people in the world who are able to read PG essays. So was I, until I met translation. This was my starting point on the career path of startups. If we translate (or find translations of and put in one place) the most popular PG essay into the top 20 languages, it will help another 2B+ people read essays and get on the path of startup. The most popular essay in English is most commonly translated as "Is There Such a Thing as Good Taste?"

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There are about 3 billion people in the world who are able to read PG essays. Others can't.
So was I, until I met translation. This was my starting point on the career path of startups.

If we translate (or find translations of and put in one place) the most popular PG essays into the top 20 languages, it will help another 2B+ people read essays and get on the path of startups.

Languages by a total number of speakers:

English - 1.348 billion

Chinese - 1.120 billion

Hindi - 600 million

Spanish - 543 million

Arabic - 274 million

Bengali - 268 million

French - 267 million

Russian - 258 million

Portuguese - 258 million

Urdu - 230 million

Indonesian - 199 million

German - 135 million

Japanese - 126 million

Marathi - 99 million

Telugu - 96 million

Turkish - 88 million

Tamil - 85.5 million

Korean - 82 million

Vietnamese - 77 million

Hausa - 75 million

Italian - 68 million

Translations I’ve Found:

Is There Such a Thing as Good Taste? (русский)

Beyond Smart (русский)

Weird Languages (русский日本語)

How to Work Hard (русскийالعربية)

A Project of One's Own (русский)

Fierce Nerds (русский中文)

Crazy New Ideas (русский)

An NFT That Saves Lives
The Real Reason to End the Death Penalty
How People Get Rich Now (русский)
Write Simply (Русский日本語)
Donate Unrestricted (日本語)
What I Worked On (Русский日本語)
Earnestness (Русский日本語)
Billionaires Build (Русский)
How to Think for Yourself (Русский日本語)
Early Work (Русский)
Modeling a Wealth Tax (日本語)
The Four Quadrants of Conformism (РусскийDeutsche한국어Српски日本語)
Orthodox Privilege (Русский日本語)
Coronavirus and Credibility (العربية, Finnish, German, French)
How to Write Usefully (Русский)
Being a Noob (Русскийالعربية日本語Français한국어Polskie中文Српски 1, Српски 2)
Haters (Русский日本語العربيةPolskie)
The Two Kinds of Moderate (Русский日本語)
Fashionable Problems (Русский日本語العربية Français)
Having Kids (РусскийالعربيةSlovenský)
The Lesson to Unlearn (РусскийالعربيةSvenska日本語)
Novelty and Heresy (Русский日本語Simplified Chinese Translation)
The Bus Ticket Theory of Genius (Русский日本語日本語 2Español한국어)
General and Surprising (Русский日本語)
Charisma / Power( )
The Risk of Discovery (العربية日本語)
How to Make Pittsburgh a Startup Hub (РусскийEspañol, Український日本語)
Life is Short (Русский日本語한국어 日本語 Chinese Translation)
Economic Inequality (РусскийРусский, часть 2Français)
The Refragmentation (Русский (часть 1)Русский (часть 2))
Jessica Livingston (Русский)
A Way to Detect Bias (Русский日本語العربية Svenska)
Write Like You Talk (Русскийالعربية日本語 العربية)
Default Alive or Default Dead? (Русский)
Why It's Safe for Founders to Be Nice (Русский)
Change Your Name (Русский)
What Microsoft Is this the Altair Basic of? (Русский)
The Ronco Principle (Русский日本語)
What Doesn't Seem Like Work? (РусскийFrançais)
Don't Talk to Corp Dev (Русский)
Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In (РусскийEspañol)
How to Be an Expert in a Changing World (РусскийالعربيةEspañol日本語)
How You Know (Русский日本語)
The Fatal Pinch (Русский日本語العربية)
Mean People Fail (РусскийPortuguês日本語العربية)
Before the Startup (Русский (часть 1)Русский (часть 2)日本語)
How to Raise Money (РусскийРусский (часть 1)Русский (часть 2)Русский (часть 3).)
Investor Herd Dynamics (Русский)
How to Convince Investors (Русский)
Do Things that Don't Scale (РусскийРусский 2Русский 3日本語FrançaisالعربيةItaliano)
Startup Investing Trends (РусскийРусский)
How to Get Startup Ideas (Русский 1234), 日本語italiano)
The Hardware Renaissance (РусскийPolskie日本語)
Startup = Growth (Русский (часть 1)Русский (часть 2)العربيةEesti keelPortuguêsItaliano)
Black Swan Farming (Русский日本語)
The Top of My Todo List (Русский日本語)
Writing and Speaking (Русский日本語)
Defining Property (Русский日本語)
Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas (Русский日本語)
A Word to the Resourceful (Русский日本語日本語 2)
Schlep Blindness (Русский日本語)
Snapshot: Viaweb, June 1998 (Русский日本語)
Why Startup Hubs Work (Русский日本語)
The Patent Pledge (Русский日本語)
Subject: Airbnb (日本語)
Founder Control (Русский日本語)
Tablets (РусскийEspañol日本語)
What We Look for in Founders (Русский日本語)
The New Funding Landscape (Русский日本語)
Where to See Silicon Valley (日本語)
High Resolution Fundraising (日本語)
What Happened to Yahoo (Русский日本語)
The Future of Startup Funding (Русский日本語)
The Acceleration of Addictiveness (РусскийEspañol日本語)
The Top Idea in Your Mind (Русский日本語)
How to Lose Time and Money (РусскийРусский 2Español日本語)
Organic Startup Ideas (РусскийEspañol日本語)
Apple's Mistake (Русский日本語)
What Startups Are Really Like (Русскийעִברִית한국어Español日本語)
Persuade xor Discover (Русский日本語)
Post-Medium Publishing (日本語)
The List of N Things (Русский日本語)
The Anatomy of Determination (РусскийitalianoEspañol日本語)
What Kate Saw in Silicon Valley (Русский日本語)
The Trouble with the Segway (Español日本語)
Ramen Profitable (РусскийEspañol日本語)
Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule (Русский한국어françaisTürkPolskie日本語)
A Local Revolution? (Русский日本語)
Why Twitter is a Big Deal (日本語)
The Founder Visa (日本語)
Five Founders (日本語)
Relentlessly Resourceful (Русский简体中文)Españolукраїнський日本語)
How to Be an Angel Investor (Русский日本語)
Why TV Lost (Русский日本語Español)
Can You Buy a Silicon Valley? Maybe. (Русский日本語)
What I've Learned from Hacker News (Русский日本語)
Startups in 13 Sentences (Русский한국어,简体中文)Español日本語българскиTürk)
Keep Your Identity Small (РусскийportuguêsRomână日本語)
After Credentials (Español日本語)
Could VC be a Casualty of the Recession? (Русский日本語)
The High-Res Society (Русский日本語)
The Other Half of Artists Ship (Русский日本語)
Why to Start a Startup in a Bad Economy (РусскийEspañol日本語العربية)
A Fundraising Survival Guide (Русский日本語)
The Pooled-Risk Company Management Company (Русский日本語)
Cities and Ambition (Русский中文italiano日本語)
Disconnecting Distraction (РусскийitalianoEspañol日本語)
Lies We Tell Kids (Русский 1, Русский 2françaisDeutsche日本語)
Be Good (РусскийDeutscheEspañol)
Why There Aren`t More Googles (РусскийEspañol日本語)
Some Heroes (Русский日本語)
How to Disagree (РусскийрусскийfrançaisDeutscheitaliano日本語)
You Weren't Meant to Have a Boss (РусскийEspañol日本語français)
A New Venture Animal (Русский日本語)
Trolls (РусскийEspañol日本語)
Six Principles for Making New Things (РусскийEspañol日本語)
Why to Move to a Startup Hub (Русский日本語)
The Future of Web Startups (Русский日本語)
How to Do Philosophy (РусскийfrançaisEspañol日本語)
News from the Front (日本語)
How Not to Die (Русский日本語العربية)
Holding a Program in One's Head (Русский日本語Español)
Stuff (Русский 1Русский 2русский 3italianofrançaisDeutschePolskieEspañolTürk日本語)
The Equity Equation (Русский简体中文)日本語)
An Alternative Theory of Unions (日本語)
The Hacker's Guide to Investors( )
Two Kinds of Judgement (РусскийالعربيةPolskieEspañol日本語)
Microsoft is Dead (РусскийportuguêsEspañol日本語)
Why to Not Not Start a Startup (Русский日本語한국어)
Is It Worth Being Wise? (Русскийfrançais日本語)
Learning from Founders (日本語)
How Art Can Be Good (Русский日本語)
The 18 Mistakes That Kill Startups (Русский中文日本語RomânăEspañol)
A Student's Guide to Startups (中文日本語)
How to Present to Investors (Русский日本語)
Copy What You Like (Русский 1Русский 2Română中文Español)
The Island Test (Русский日本語Español)
The Power of the Marginal (Русский日本語)
Why Startups Condense in America (Русский,日本語العربية)
How to Be Silicon Valley (Русский日本語Español)
The Hardest Lessons for Startups to Learn (РусскийfrançaisРусский 2日本語RomânăEspañol)
See Randomness (Español日本語)
Are Software Patents Evil? (日本語)
6,631,372 (日本語)
Why YC (РусскийEspañol日本語)
How to Do What You Love (Русскийportuguês中文ελληνικάMagyaritaliano日本語СрпскиSlovenskýעִברִיתDeutscheEspañol)
Good and Bad Procrastination (Русский日本語italianoportuguêsRomânăРусский 2עִברִיתDeutschePolskieEspañol)
Web 2.0 (Русский日本語Español)
How to Fund a Startup (РусскийEspañol日本語)
The Venture Capital Squeeze (日本語Românăעִברִית)
Ideas for Startups (Русский日本語Română中國傳統的)Español日本語)
What I Did this Summer (日本語Română)
Inequality and Risk (Русский日本語NederlandsRomână中國傳統的)Español)
After the Ladder (Русский,日本語RomânăEspañol)
What Business Can Learn from Open Source (Русский 1, Русский 2, Руский 3françaisEspañolالعربية)
Hiring is Obsolete (Русский日本語Română)
The Submarine (日本語)
Why Smart People Have Bad Ideas (Русский日本語)
Return of the Mac (Русский中文italianoEspañol日本語)
Writing, Briefly (Русский中文dansk日本語RomânăDeutscheрусскийPolskieEspañol)
Undergraduation (Русский)
A Unified Theory of VC Suckage (日本語Español)
How to Start a Startup (РусскийTürk中文日本語Españolрусский)
What You'll Wish You'd Known (Русский日本語PolskieEspañol)
Made in USA (РусскийEspañol)
It's Charisma, Stupid (Español日本語)
Bradley's Ghost (日本語)
A Version 1.0 (日本語)
What the Bubble Got Right (Русскийрусский日本語)
The Age of the Essay (РусскийMagyar中國傳統的)Español)
The Python Paradox (Русскийportuguês日本語françaisitalianoRomânăతెలుగుEspañol)
Great Hackers (Русский часть 1Русский часть 2日本語Español)
Mind the Gap (РусскийEspañol)
How to Make Wealth (РусскийEspañol)
The Word «Hacker» (РусскийRomânăEspañol)
What You Can't Say (Русский日本語NederlandsfrançaisRomânăTürk中文עִברִיתDeutscheMagyarEspañol)
Filters that Fight Back (日本語Español)
Hackers and Painters (Русский часть 1часть 2альтернатива日本語ČeštinaDeutscheEspañol)
If Lisp is So Great (日本語RomânăEspañol)
The Hundred-Year Language (Русский часть 1Русский часть 2日本語Español)
Why Nerds are Unpopular (РусскийРусскийfrançaisportuguêsEspañol日本語)
Better Bayesian Filtering (日本語中文)
Design and Research (Русский日本語RomânăEspañolукраїнський)
A Plan for Spam (Русский日本語Español)
Revenge of the Nerds (Русский: часть 1часть 2часть 3日本語中文Españolукраїнський)
Succinctness is Power (Русский日本語русскийEspañol)
What Languages Fix (Русский日本語françaisportuguêsPolskieEspañol)
Taste for Makers (Русский日本語中文русскийslovenskiDeutscheEspañol)
Why Arc Isn't Especially Object-Oriented (Español日本語)
What Made Lisp Different (Русский日本語Español)
The Other Road Ahead (Русский часть 1Русский часть 2日本語)
The Roots of Lisp (日本語中文한국어Español)
Five Questions about Language Design (Русский日本語Español)
Being Popular (Русский часть 1Русский часть 2日本語Español)
Java's Cover (Русский日本語čeština)
Beating the Averages (РусскийEspañolTürk日本語)
Lisp for Web-Based Applications (Русский日本語)
Chapter 1 of Ansi Common Lisp
Chapter 2 of Ansi Common Lisp
Programming Bottom-Up (PolskieEspañol日本語)