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What Happened to all the Diamonds in the Rough?

Friday, November 26, 2021

Plus! A Different EV Network Effect; Supply Chain KPIs; The Underwriter's Loop and Cyber Risk Insurance; Pro-Regulation Tech; Local Chips, Global Companies; Diff Jobs ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Longreads + Open Thread

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Speed, Glucose, Enron, Philanthropy, Sewer Robots, Fracking, SoftBank ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Defensive Monopolies

Friday, November 19, 2021

Plus! Supply Chain Disruption and Retail Membership Programs; Evergrande and Unlimited Liability; Alameda Goes Direct; Off-Brand; State-sponsored VC ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Longreads + Open Thread

Saturday, November 13, 2021

R&D Politics, Coffeehouses, Chargers, Digital Currency, Greedy Algorithms, Civil War ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The Coming Carbon Short-Squeeze

Friday, November 12, 2021

Plus! The Streaming Race; Captive Banks; Construction Credit; Illiquidity Doesn't Always Pay; Instacart Shifts Further Towards Ads ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

🔫 Investors fire a warning shot

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Germany's all grown up | JP made bank | TOGETHER WITH Hi Reader, here's what you need to know for January 17th in 3:12 minutes. 🇨🇳 This is the closest thing China has to an election year, and

🚀 Is YC squeezing out seed funds?

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Plus, the TV show that scouted Gen Z's biggest stars! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Longreads + Open Thread

Saturday, January 15, 2022

BNPL, Leverage, Taxes, Clusters, Manhattan, Asia, ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

13 eye-opening essays from Black writers to read to understand America's problems with race

Saturday, January 15, 2022

From Ida B. Wells to James Baldwin to Ta-Nehisi Coates, these free works by Black authors give important context for what's going on in the US now. View in browser Business Insider Business Insider

How long will inflation last?

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Bloomberg Weekend Reading View in browser Bloomberg Follow Us Get the newsletter Wallets are hurting and the American consumer is worried. Prices are rising at the fastest clip since 1982 and

The fourth big threat

Friday, January 14, 2022

Bloomberg Evening Briefing View in browser Bloomberg While the world simultaneously grapples with a pandemic, teetering democracies and a potential superpower confrontation, a fourth threat has been

FTT Update: How Do You Announce Funding on a Friday When you Champion a 4-Day Workweek?

Friday, January 14, 2022

​ ​ Hi all, Julie here. Happy Friday and the start of a long weekend. I highly encourage everyone to support a Black-owned small business on Monday (and every day). It's a small but great step

Geriatric millennials are winning at work [Full Article]

Friday, January 14, 2022

Geriatric millennials are winning at work Read on Insider.com INSIDER INSIDER Subscribe INSIDER FEATURED ARTICLE ECONOMY Geriatric millennials are winning at work By Hillary Hoffower and Madison Hoff

From Co-ops to DAOs

Friday, January 14, 2022

Plus: Citadel Securities, JP Morgan, BlackRock ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Meet a Kroger's King Soopers worker who's striking for the first time: 'I think people are realizing they're worth more'

Friday, January 14, 2022

"Unfortunately, to work is to be abused, and people are tired of not being abused at a livable wage," a 30-year-old supervisor in Denver said. View in browser Business Insider Business