Weekend Reads

Ash Thaker
A compendium of cross-disciplinary ideas, thoughtful perspectives and investment trends curated by Ash Thaker
Created 13 May 2019
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  • Weekend Reads #291
    09 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read
    Summary Never date a green texter - iPhone teen choice - Link Dan Wang on China “One thing history might show us is that it is the prophets, and not the mere pragmatists, who are the most powerful wor...
  • Weekend Reads #290
    29 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    Summary CFR experts highlight the most important trends they will be following in the coming years. - Link Balaji Srinavasan - Mirrortables are to cap tables what stablecoins are to fiat currencies - ...
  • Weekend Reads #289
    20 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    We need to be thinking about where we want to be with respect to this virus not just next month or next quarter but in five or 10 years - Richard Hatchett - Link The internet runs on free open-source ...
  • Weekend Reads #288
    13 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views The ESG mirage - Link Bob Chapek is unwavering in his view that his job is to deliver entertainment however people want it, not how Hollywood film-makers believe it should be. - Link A ...
  • Weekend Reads #287
    05 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views Graham and Doddsville Fall 2021 - Link America's gambling addiction is metastizing. When life feels this precarious, it’s only natural to roll the dice on just about everything. - Link ...
  • Weekend Reads #286
    29 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views Over the past 12 months, Amazon has bought more than 2,200 acres of U.S. commercial property, equivalent to the total acreage of all the properties it leased in 2018 nationwide.- Link S...
  • Weekend Reads #285
    22 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.- Link Netflix’s CDN is no different to other CDNs — except their CDN ...
  • Weekend Reads #284
    15 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views India Is Said to Take Forward-Looking Steps on Digital Currency- Link Inside the Battle for California’s Sports Betting Riches- Link Bottlenecks: causes and macroeconomic implications- ...
  • Weekend Reads #283
    01 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views DAOs: Absorbing the Internet - Link Web3 vs Web2 - the go-to-market action in web3 is: Come for the assets, stay for the experience. - Link GitHub sees uptick in coders using AI assista...
  • Weekend Reads #282
    24 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    News and Views Extrapolating $1000 of additional spending for each person living in poverty- Link Syniverse handles billions of text messages a year, and hackers had unauthorized access to its system ...
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