Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials. A Generation of Digital-Media Darlings Prepares for a Frigid Winter.
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Mark Zuckerberg Strategy Email: ‘That May Be Good For the World But It’s Not Good For Us’
Mark Zuckerberg Strategy Email: ‘That May Be Good For the World But It’s Not Good For Us’
Brian Feldman, New York Magazine
Sheryl Sandberg agreed, writing, “I think the observation that we are trying to maximize sharing on facebook, not just sharing in the world, is a critical one.”
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The Story Behind Netflix’s $100 Million ‘Friends’ Deal
The Story Behind Netflix’s $100 Million ‘Friends’ Deal
Peter Kafka, Recode
Netflix wanted it. So did Hulu. And WarnerMedia wants it back, soon. Probably. Here’s what that means.
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“Everyone’s for Sale”: A Generation of Digital-Media Darlings Prepares for a Frigid Winter
“Everyone’s for Sale”: A Generation of Digital-Media Darlings Prepares for a Frigid Winter
Joe Pompeo, Vanity Fair
It was around this time last year that things were starting to look a little dicey for the media industry’s once breathlessly-hyped digital unicorns. Both BuzzFeed and Vice made news for substantially missing their revenue targets. Mashable was sold at a dramatic price reduction.
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Want to Be A Hacker? Go to Dallas.
Want to Be A Hacker? Go to Dallas.
Joe Pappalardo, Popular Science
The newest hacker community in the United States is nowhere near Silicon Valley.
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Riding in Waymo One, the Google Spinoff’s First Self-Driving Taxi Service
Riding in Waymo One, the Google Spinoff’s First Self-Driving Taxi Service
Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge
Waymo, the self-driving subsidiary of Alphabet, launched its first commercial autonomous ride-hailing service here in the Phoenix suburbs on Wednesday — a momentous moment for the former Google self-driving project that has been working on the technology for almost a decade.
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Uber Is Headed for a Crash
Uber Is Headed for a Crash
Yves Smith, New York Magazine
The notion that Uber, the most highly valued private company in the world, is a textbook “bezzle” — John Kenneth Galbraith’s coinage for an investment swindle where the losses have yet to be recognized — is likely to come as a surprise to its many satisfied customers.
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Retiring Retirement
Retiring Retirement
Linda Marsa, Nautilus
A growing portion of the elderly look and act anything but.
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Start-Ups Aren't Cool Anymore
Start-Ups Aren't Cool Anymore
Stephen Harrison, The Atlantic
A lack of personal savings, competition from abroad, and the threat of another economic downturn make it harder for Millennials to thrive as entrepreneurs.
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Millennials Didn’t Kill the Economy. The Economy Killed Millennials. […]