Is It a Bird, Plane, or Ironman and How to Fix the Media, Cloud Communities & Crypto

Is It a Bird, Plane…Ironman?

The future of warfare may look like your favorite superhero film after a Royal Marine puts a jetpack through its paces by flying aboard a ship. This astonishing video echoes the Iron Man movies with marines taking off from a rig fixed onto a small boat behind HMS Tamar and flying onto its deck.  

Video: The Verge/3:00 Min.  

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My First Million: Balaji on How to Fix the Media, Cloud Communities & Crypto

Balaji Srinivasan is an Indian-American entrepreneur and businessman who has a net worth of hundreds of millions of dollars. He is one of the most influential people in the world of cryptocurrency in 2021 who believes that bitcoin is the future of the economy. This is an amazing dive into Balaji’s mind. He talks about the current issues with the media and how he’s hoping to fix them with crypto and the blockchain.

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Podcast: Shaan & Sam, The Hustle   Listen: 2 hr 36 min

Macy’s Store Employees Score Victory in Challenging Self-Checkout in Mobile App

An independent arbitrator ruled last week that Macy’s violated its bargaining agreement and said the company must find a way to credit employees for sales through the app or exclude departments, such as men’s suits and cosmetics, that have commission-based pay. The labor dispute spotlights the tension between technology and workers in the retail industry, especially as the pandemic drives more digital adoption and retailers’ race to adapt to consumer preferences. 

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Author: Melissa Repko  Read: 7 min. 

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