What I wrote last week
I reviewed two books: Operaatio Elop and Turning The Flywheel
I wrote about an important lesson I will take with me into 2021
How Domino’s Pizza Drove a 90x Increase in Stock Value
How to use Pinterest for Marketing
The fear of missing out seems to fuel venture capitalists and investors to value startups many many times over its revenue
How to build tech products for a diverse user base
WordPress has 40% market share
Restaurants complain about not making money with Instacart. If you outsource the relationship with your customers and accept the behind-the-scene role, you cede control as well as any profitability to Instacart.
Airlines are making it really hard for customers to use credits. All airlines try to make customers use credits, rather than get reimbursed with cash. But some, like United Airlines, are exceptionally terrible. It’s rich to claim you are about serving your customers when claiming flight credits because of Covid-19 is difficult.
Inside the deal between Google and Facebook that drew antitrust attention
The App Store and Google Play notched more than $400 million in spending on Christmas 2020, up 35% YoY
An interview with Strip Co-Founder. Stripe’s revenue in EMEA is reportedly almost $530 million in 2018.
Covid-19 has been good for streamers so far
A horrifying account of working at Apple by an international student
Oyo Chain Hotel is facing great challenges amidst Covid-19
How Apple’s rivals plan to catch up with the mighty M1 chip
EU Signs €145bn Declaration to Develop Next Gen Processors and 2nm Technology
What I found interesting
She Noticed $200 Million Missing, Then She Was Fired
What the Dunning-Kruger effect is and isn’t
Abortion, Once Unthinkable in Argentina, Becomes Legal
How ‘Feierabend’ helps Germans disconnect from the workday
A long read about the US’ response to Covid-19. I don’t know how anyone can read this report and say anything other than: there is blood on those who are supposed to be in charge, but fail their duty miserably.
A great read on why Trump supports connect with him. It’s not about policies or principles. It’s feelings. It’s about long held frustration.