Margins by Ranjan Roy and Can Duruk

The technology of business and the business of technology, by Ranjan Roy and Can Duruk.
Created 06 Mar 2019
  • Grift is Good
    17 May 2021 • 7 min read • 31 4
    Hi! Can here, after a long hiatus. I’m going to pretend my absence from writing was more precipitated by having a mild breakdown over realizing i’m a Content Creator, but in reality, I had been busy s...
  • Cathie Wood and Content Strategy
    24 Mar 2021 • 8 min read • 32 5
    Ranjan here. This week I’ll be writing about the ARK Innovation ETF and how its founder/owner/analyst has hacked the media in a brilliant way. You may have noticed my co-host Can has taken a recent wr...
  • Bitcoin and Buying Things
    28 Feb 2021 • 8 min read • 27 10
    Ranjan here. Margins has been quiet for a bit as Can and my day-jobs have been pretty intense, but hey, it's free! Today, I am going to try to outline the one central thing about cryptocurrencies that...
  • Who Gets a Slice of Apple’s Pie?
    16 Feb 2021 • 10 min read • 13 1
    Hi, Jonathon here, writing in Margins because these folks have been kind enough to give me a platform to throw out some opinions. Tech antitrust seems to be in vogue again, so I thought it might be a ...
  • Joke Capital
    29 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 23 9
    Andrew Granato here, guest writing on The Margins today. I last wrote on Margins about Robinhood and the Limits of Innovation. Today, we talk about sticking it to The Man by spending your hard-earned ...
  • Game. Stop.
    28 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 69 27
    Ranjan here. Yeah, writing about that. A year ago I wrote about how ZIRP, or cheap capital, had completely distorted financial markets at all levels. Last summer, I wrote about how Robinhood sells ord...
  • Everything is content now
    24 Jan 2021 • 5 min read • 19 4
    Hi! Can here. This week, I ramble like I never did before about this whole ~ content ~ business. You have been warned! My co-host Ranjan and I met through an cold-email I sent many years ago when I wa...
  • Goodbye 2010s: techno-optimism edition
    22 Jan 2021 • 7 min read • 15 0
    Ranjan here. This week I’ll be tying together my two favorite “theory-of-everythings”, while striking an optimistic note for the decade to come. For the purpose of this newsletter, I'll be one of thos...
  • Farewell to the Frictionless President
    20 Jan 2021 • 4 min read • 20 5
    Hi. Today, we have a guest post by none other than Adam Conner. Adam is theVP for Tech Policy at CAP Action and the Center for American Progress. He is a long time listener, and a second time caller. ...
  • The first phygital coup
    10 Jan 2021 • 8 min read • 27 14
    Ranjan here. Today I’m writing about how a lot of the absurd visuals from the invasion of the Capitol were, rather than jokes, a very 2021 version of modern warfare. Also to note, I hate the word phyg...
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