What I wrote
I wrote a bit how relying on one metric, such as revenue, can be very misleading
A feature that I wish were available in iBooks
A very excellent and inspiring speech of Steve Jobs
I reviewed this book on Essentialism and this book on Personal Finance
An excellent conversation between Patrick O’Shaughnessy and Brad Gerstner
New Competition Poses Limited Risk to Tesla’s US Marketshare
More than two-thirds of McDonald’s business is earned through its drive-thru operations. And internal figures suggest that nearly ten percent of many franchisee’s 2018 sales were attributed to third-party deliveries from: Uber, Amazon, Delivery Hero, Zomato, Postmates, Deliveroo, Swiggy, DoorDash, and Grubhub.Source: 2pm
Apple’s Relentless Strategy, Execution, and Point of View
The house servant who pioneered the franchising business model
Average Target store generated $300 in revenue per square foot. The top 25% stores averaged $430 per square foot
Google revealed that news publishers kept 95% of ads revenue when using Google Ads Manager
The fall of Quibi: how did a starry $1.75bn Netflix rival crash so fast?
The real cost of Amazon
Harvard Business Review on rewards
In order for a rewards program to be a profit center instead of a cost center, the payout must be inextricably linked to desired behaviors
Investing in the unknown and the unknowable
After iOS 14, there’s almost no reason to buy an Android phone anymore
The Fasinatng… Fascinating History of Autocorrect
A cool tool to work with numbers, build models and share them more easily
What I think is interesting
The Consultant: Why did a palm oil conglomerate pay $22m to an unnamed ‘expert’ in Papua?
The value of downtime and enoughness
The true cost of dollar stores
An unprecedented investigative report by Reuters on the misconduct of judges and how the system is unfairly lenient on those judges. Have a read and see if you are not enraged by what is currently going on
How the Chinese government allegedly hacked the then leader in wireless technology from Canada and led to the demise of that company.
A good piece on how money flowing to the local police is invested. Police serve and protect the people, but they are equipped with gears and tools for wars. Who are they going to wars against internally????
“A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom” by Charlie Munger