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Libertarianism For Me, But Not For Thee

Once upon a time, there was a monkey. Well, to be more specific, a picture of a monkey. Okay, okay, to be a little more specific, a token that was a digital certificate of ownership for a picture of a…

03 Jan 2022 • 11 min read
Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At by Ed Zitron
Crypto, Web3, And The Big Nothing

When I wrote my piece earlier this week about Web3 and Alexis Ohanian’s quest to turn gaming into a job, I got into a few spirited discussions about why he wants to do so. This isn’t just about money -…

21 Jan 2022 • 10 min read
Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At by Ed Zitron
The witch hunt machine

We, Regrettably, Should Talk About West Elm Caleb… Claire Hubble @byclairehubble West Elm Caleb Tiktok is the natural next step after true crime Tiktok. We're seeing women piece together stories about…

21 Jan 2022 • 11 min read
Garbage Day by Ryan Broderick
Clouded Judgement 1.21.22

Every week I’ll provide updates on the latest trends in cloud software companies. Follow along to stay up to date! Update on Multiples When looking at median multiples we’re now below where we were pre…

21 Jan 2022 • 2 min read
Clouded Judgement by Jamin Ball
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TheSequence by Jesus Rodriguez, Ksenia Semenova
🌎 Five frontier challenges to deep decarbonization

With a fresh $200m+ fund focused on frontier deep decarbonization solutions, Energy Impact Partners is betting big on entrepreneurs discovering secrets about nature to help save it. This week, we passed…

21 Jan 2022 • 7 min read
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Age of Invention: House of Hell

You’re reading my newsletter, Age of Invention, on the causes of the British Industrial Revolution and the history of innovation. It currently goes out to over 7,200 people. Subscribe now As I mentioned…

21 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
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How to think about war in Ukraine

Subscribe now I keep being asked whether Russia will invade Ukraine again. I don't know. The last time Russia attacked Ukraine, in 2014, I made the correct prediction against the prevailing wisdom. This…

18 Jan 2022 • 9 min read
Thinking about... by Timothy Snyder
Leveraging Pre-Mortems to Unlock Better Product and Career Outcomes

Photo by Jai Patil from Pexels There's a tradition in tech development of writing out the press release before you start the project. That way, you know the value and primary customer benefit you’re delivering…

18 Jan 2022 • 3 min read
Perspectives by Deb Liu
Bitcoin in El Salvador. Bitcoin Tech Talk #275

I’ve been in El Salvador the last few days and the experience so far has been really magical. The place has a natural beauty along with weather that’s best described as extremely relaxing. In addition,…

17 Jan 2022 • 7 min read
Bitcoin Tech Talk by Jimmy Song
ChinAI #169: general artificial intelligence and Chinese philosophy

Greetings from a world where… if Trader Joe’s really wants to keep using something like Trader Ming’s for their Chinese food, they should at least change it to Trader Zhou’s, am I rite? …As always, the…

17 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
ChinAI Newsletter by Jeffrey Ding


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05 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
Garbage Day by Ryan Broderick
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14 Jan 2022 • 9 min read
Garbage Day by Ryan Broderick