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WITI Industries, LLC
A daily newsletter for the intellectually omnivorous from Noah Brier & Colin Nagy.
Created 18 Mar 2019
  • The Monday Media Diet with Van Jensen
    17 Jan 2022about 9 hours ago • 6 min read • 3 0
    Van Jensen (VJ) is a comic book writer, author, and filmmaker known for working on DC Comics characters including Superman, The Flash, and Green Lantern. We are very happy to have him on the page toda...
  • The Executive Edition (1/16/2022)
    16 Jan 2022about 23 hours ago • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Colin here. We’ve covered clothing resellers like the Real Real in the past in WITI. It is interesting to see how the upcycling trend is moving from big, bold luxury names (that hold their value) to m...
  • The Olive Oil Buying Edition
    14 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 9 0
    Eurof Uppington (EU) used to run hedge fund money until he came to his senses. Now he worries about how we eat, and sells olive oil from family farmers in Greece to restaurants in Switzerland and Fran...
  • The Japanese Fashion Mag Edition
    13 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 13 1
    W. David Marx is a longstanding friend of WITI and our man in Tokyo. He wrote a very good tweet thread about the cultural history of Japanese fashion magazines and we had him edit it for WITI. This is...
  • The Childhood Amnesia Edition
    12 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 9 0
    Ideas and inspiration worth paying for. Subscribe to WITI for $7 a month. Subscribe now We first met Emanuel Derman (ED) when wrote the excellent Japan edition for WITI. He grew up in Cape Town, South...
  • The P vs. NP Edition
    11 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 9 0
    Subscribe to WITI for $7 a month: Subscribe now Noah here. A few years ago, I went deep into a physics and math rabbit hole. I can’t remember if it started with books or YouTube lectures, but what beg...
  • The Monday Media Diet with Maud Pasturaud
    10 Jan 2022 • 6 min read • 8 0
    Maud Pasturaud (MP) is a longstanding friend of WITI. We first met on a panel at Northside Festival a few years back, and she’s since decamped back to the city of light. Here, she goes deep on longevi...
  • The Executive Edition (1/9/2022)
    09 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    This is the first executive edition of 2022. We can’t thank you enough for being a subscriber. Sending our best regards and good energy for the year. -Colin and Noah Dakar Road Race Friend of WITI Lau...
  • The Oman Photo Edition
    07 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 10 1
    Colin here. WITI was dense and transport heavy this week. To give your brain a break, here’s a lighter post with images from my Oman trip last week. See you next week. (CJN) WITI x McKinsey: An ongoin...
  • The Bidirectional Battery Edition
    06 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 5 3
    Reilly Brennan (RPB) is a transportation investor at Trucks Venture Capital and author of the widely-followed Future of Transportation newsletter. Past contributions to WITI include the Postal Truck E...
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