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The Week That Was: Vol 16

A police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn., about 10 miles from where Derek Chauvin is on trial in the killing of George Floyd.

The Week That Was: Vol 14

The sympathy and authority of the witnesses in the Chauvin trial [Vox] How Polarization Ate Our Brains [zeynep] TikTok Made Me Read It [Mary “Pepper” O’Brien] Google Aims to Be the Anti-Amazon of E-Commerce. It Has a Long Way to…

The Week That Was: Vol 12

How Stripe became Silicon Valley’s most prized asset [Financial Times] In the 15 years since its launch, Amazon Web Services transformed how companies do business [Seattle Times] Does Amazon make more from ads than AWS? [Benedict Evans] Outgrowing software [Benedict…

The Week That Was: Vol 11

Beeple sold an NFT for $69 million (The Verge) How Facebook got addicted to spreading misinformation (MIT Technology Review) Inside Jeff Bezos’s failed attempt to make Amazon “cool” like Apple and Nike (Fast Company Design) Write Simply (Paul Graham) Apple…

The Week That Was: Vol 10

Jack Dorsey is so money: What Tidal and banking do for Square [Protocol] People have spent more than $230 million buying and trading digital collectibles of NBA highlights [CNBC] A Better Way to Think About Conspiracies [Ross Douthat – The…

The Week That Was: Vol 9

The Furry Lisa, CryptoArt, & The New Economy Of Digital Creativity [Scott Belksy] ‘Beeple Mania’: How Mike Winkelmann Makes Millions Selling Pixels [Esquire] Is Dispo, David Dobrik’s Nostalgic New App, The Future of Tech? [Zine] How social networks got competitive…

The Week That Was: Vol 8

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends Sneak Peek of Mars Landing [NASA] The parents who listened to Rush Limbaugh — and the gay children they didn’t know they had [The Independent] What Was the Wing? [The Cut] Adam Kinzinger’s Lonely Mission [The…