This week we explore my favorite author of the last 100 years, the path that led Airbnb to its iconic messaging, and the secret to Shopify’s productivity. Power, and those who play with it Robert Caro is the greatest author of the last hundred years and
This week we explore freedom of speech, political change in the Arab Spring, and a magical basketball hoop you can’t miss. Is Facebook violating your f…
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This week we explore a hidden Australian railway, a modern-day spy ring, and a $1M/year company that has taken no outside investment. Were these spies …
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This week we explore COVID’s impact on the world around us: on park usage globally, on socio-economic financial security, and on the vibrations of our …
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This week we explore the time Pepsi bought a navy, a semi-solved 2006 bank robbery, and IKEA’s answer to coffee. 6 robbers, 200 police, and $8-20 milli…
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This week we explore a $909M patent award, an early clash between Gates and Jobs, and the most boring $31M profit you can imagine. When Kodak and Polar…
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This week we explore Airbnb’s old investor emails, Bhutan’s household energy generators, and the life of one of our greatest contemporary war correspon…
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This week we explore Softbank’s latest (crazy?) investment, a guide to finding fulfillment at work, and a supersonic baseball (or five). Softbank has b…
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