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devon h. dolan
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Created 22 Oct 2019
  • issue 206
    27 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hello! The wave of consolidation continues - those with power seek to attain more. Centralization. The world, a landgrab. Real estate gets manufactured scarce. The urbanist adds the expansion pack. Se...
  • issue 205
    20 Sep 2021 • 11 min read
    Hello! Gladly passing over the reins today to my good friend Michael Healy. This is the second guest (the first named!) in the four-year run of this thing. Michael has a brilliant mind and most recent...
  • issue 204
    13 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Hello! I’m back on the mainland. It feels good to be home, though I’m still wrecked from jet lag (and not knowing when I’ll see my wife next as she’s stuck in NZ with visa issues — someone needs to ma...
  • issue 203
    07 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    Hello! It’s my last full day in New Zealand. It’s bittersweet. I’ve been here exactly one year. I’m excited to get back to the states where it bleeds eternal optimism. There's a hint of freshness in t...
  • issue 202
    30 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    Hello! Last week’s email was the most shared note since I started this thing, probably because I blatantly wrote about web 3.0. If you read between the lines, it’s pretty obvious I’ve been closely tra...
  • issue 201
    23 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Hello! So we’re in an iron-wall lockdown for another week in New Zealand. It’s a drag. We can’t swim in the ocean or a drive a few miles from the house. Can’t complain if they manage to nip Delta in t...
  • issue 200
    16 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Hello! Wow, issue 200. That’s four years of weekly emails if you’ve been with me from the beginning. Thank you. To you all, seriously. You keep me going on this rollercoaster ride - the ups and downs ...
  • issue 199
    10 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Hello! We’re back from our short jaunt around the North Island - it was a lot of fun and much needed. The vacay blues have already come and gone. A highlight was dropping by the Surrealist exhibit at ...
  • issue 198
    02 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    Hello! So my love language, profit participation, has been trending recently thanks to ScarJo suing Disney over minimized Black Widow box office bumps (because Disney self-dealt to its streaming servi...
  • issue 197
    27 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Hello! The industry contracts and expands. It breathes - a snore of conflation - where most execs fail upward by doing some ambiguous version of a similar task: identify story, attach talent, raise mo...
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