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10 Posts

April, 2018 Posts

Why Coke Cost a Nickel for 70 Years Video Style
April 02, 2018
The history of why Coke was priced at a nickel for 70 years, explained in a Planet Money podcast turned video.
The Fermi Paradox
April 03, 2018
Exploring the Fermi Paradox and the question of why we haven't encountered aliens yet.
Why Videogames Tend Towards Post-Apocalyptic
April 05, 2018
Exploring the reasons behind videogames' tendency towards post-apocalyptic settings.
Remainders: From gold mining to data mining
April 06, 2018
A collection of various thoughts and links on topics ranging from AI and self-driving cars to neuroscience and marketing.
Information Fiduciaries
April 09, 2018
The concept of information fiduciaries as a solution to Facebook's privacy issues.
Remainders: From Isis to Hippos
April 13, 2018
A collection of interesting links and thoughts including Zuckerberg testifying before Congress, Isis bureaucracy, and cool tidbits like the evolution of the English Alphabet.
The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect, The New Yorker, and Pau Gasol
April 15, 2018
A reflection on the Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect and a critique of media skepticism.
Remainders: From Supply Chains to Stephen Hawking
April 20, 2018
A collection of thoughts and links covering advertising, history, and other interesting topics.
The Two True Marketing Strategies
April 23, 2018
The two true marketing strategies are to move the bar or make your brand the easiest to buy.
Remainders: From the aesthetic of Kubrick to the advocacy of Heston
April 27, 2018
A collection of interesting links and stories including a New York Times Magazine piece on America's black mothers and babies, a critique of AI, and a story on a bot Instagram influencer.
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