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Blimps, Bots, and the Future of Cargo

Friday, October 22, 2021

Plus! Bitcoin's Long March: Pensions; Last Mile; Google's Laffer-Style Tax Cut; Sales ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Longreads + Open Thread

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Instant Delivery, Slack, Social Science, Nuclear, Returns, FedEx ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

FedEx: Two Bets on Network Effects

Friday, October 15, 2021

Plus! Aging Into Owning the Metaverse; Fake Reviews; Ads and Addicts; Coal; Diff Jobs ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Longreads + Open Thread

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Context, Outliers, Tether, Web3, Oil ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Discourses on Big Tech

Friday, October 8, 2021

Plus! Sticky Wage Growth; The Coal Boom; Equity and Collateral; Building an Apple Car vs Appleifying a Built Car; Diff Jobs ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Teen bought Google ad for his scam website and made 48 Bitcoins duping UK online shoppers [Thu Oct 28 2021]

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Hi The Register Subscriber | Log in The Register {* Daily Headlines *} 28 October 2021 Lawyer and a witness in a courtroom Teen bought Google ad for his scam website and made 48 Bitcoins duping UK

Bullish sentiment toward crypto assets increases with 8 of 10 people seeing bitcoin bounce above $56,000 by year's end, says Voyager Digital

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Cryptocurrency-asset broker Voyager said 85% of respondents to its sentiment survey believe bitcoin is now in a bull market. View in browser Business Insider Business Insider Business Insider Subscribe

Your Monday Briefing

Sunday, September 12, 2021

The US lags on vaccines. View in browser|nytimes.com Continue reading the main story Morning Briefing, Asia Edition September 13, 2021 Author Headshot By Amelia Nierenberg Writer, Briefings Good

‘Crazier’ than the dotcom bubble

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Bloomberg's Evening Briefing View in browser Bloomberg The November US jobs report on Friday was, in a word, weird. It showed the smallest jobs gains this year, a participation rate that was edging

FTT Update: CeFi Pays Heavy Toll Going DeFi

Friday, December 3, 2021

​ ​ Hi all, Julie here. Happy Friday! It's very weird to have it be 70+ degrees outside in December, but it sounds like other areas of the country are seeing abnormally high temps too? Anyways, I

The Quest for Monopoly

Friday, December 3, 2021

Plus: Augmentum Fintech, European Banks, Stablecoins ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The investor forcing asset managers to confront ugly truths

Friday, December 3, 2021

Money managers courting Connecticut's $44 billion pension... View in browser INSIDER INSIDER Subscribe Insider Exclusive FINANCE The investor forcing asset managers to confront ugly truths Money

20 pitch decks that startups used to raise millions to disrupt media and advertising

Friday, December 3, 2021

They're pitching solutions to automate ad creation, improve the user digital experience, and more. View in browser Business Insider Business Insider Business Insider Subscribe Business Insider

BuzzFeed and the Platform Squeeze

Friday, December 3, 2021

Plus! The Great Unclogging; The First-Party Data Gold Rush; Open Data; Bitcoin Loans; The Arms Race; Diff Jobs ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The Daily StockTips Newsletter 12.03.2021

Friday, December 3, 2021

I've Screened the Market for what I Consider the Best, Safest, & Most RELIABLE Profit Opportunities! (Published 7:30 AM ET) ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Omicron’s greater risk

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Bloomberg's Evening Briefing View in browser Bloomberg In some of the first data to come back on the omicron variant of the coronavirus, researchers in South Africa, where it was first identified,

⚽️ Snowflake 1, Apple 0

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Typical millennial Snowflake | Hermès puts on its gladrags | TOGETHER WITH Hi Reader, here's what you need to know for December 3rd in 3:02 minutes. 🚀 The first day of the Ledger x Finimize Crypto

FTT+: What PayPal's Next Move Should Be

Thursday, December 2, 2021

​ ​ Hi all, Julie here. Another big tech company is changing its name: Square. The new name, Block, is symbolizing how it's going to continue focusing on blockchain technology. I'm not here to