Weekly readings – 18th April 2020

We need to talk about AirPods Pro

Companies Don’t Need to Lay People Off to Survive

Source: Nikkei Asian Review

A very good thread from one of USPS employees

A great primer on the existential challenge that USPS is facing

A great read on TAM from Credit Suisse

A good read on the FED and why it shouldn’t shoulder more blame for the economic crisis threat than the government

Social Distancing Is Bringing Drive-In Theaters Back to Life

How small business owners survived the Great Recession

The New Yorker’s profile of Mitch McConnell

A chilling report on how Bloomberg News bullied a reporter and his wife

The Postal Service Deserves a Permanent Bailout

Apple’s mobility report

Your Coronavirus Check Is Coming. Your Bank Can Grab It

A heart-breaking story on a brilliant young programmer who co-founded Cloudfare

It bid high and lost. Should Amazon be allowed a do-over on JEDI?

Weekly readings – 21st Jan 2020

The Dos and Don’ts of ‘Social Distancing’

Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

Open Table Reservation Data

The economics of cruise ships

The NYC Subway’s new tap-to-pay system has a hidden cost – Rider data

How hand sanitizers were made

CDC report on Coronavirus with data up to 16 March

How coffee won the world over

A sterling review of the new Macbook Air