Cable’s Last Laugh
If there is one industry people in tech are eternally certain is doomed, it is cable. However, the reality is that cable is both stronger than ever and poised for growth; the reasons why are instructive to not just tech industry observers, but to tech companies themselves.
Author: Stratechery, Ben Thompson Read: 8 min
Isaac Newton’s lifelong pursuit of alchemy may surprise you. Newton is the father of science and one of the most rational thinkers in history. Still, he also dedicated enormous amounts of time and energy to the now discredited field of alchemy. Yet, without alchemy, we do not have chemistry. Many of the critical problems and methods posed by alchemy would lead to the development of chemistry. We see this repeatedly throughout history. Seemingly frivolous or unproductive experimentation ultimately leads to significant breakthroughs.
Packy explores this historical trend in the context of our current markets and offers an optimistic view of where the last decade of seemingly frivolous experimentation and resourcing may take us in the future.
Author: Not Boring by Packy McCormick Read: 12 min.
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Sunday Bonus: Visualizing China’s $18 Trillion Economy in One Chart
China is the world’s second largest economy after the U.S., and it is expected to eventually climb into the number one position in the coming decades. In 2021, China’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reached ¥114 trillion ($18 trillion in USD), according to the National Bureau of Statistics. The country’s economy outperformed government targets of 6% growth, with the overall economy growing by 8.1%. Let’s take a look at what powers China’s modern economy…
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