Tidbits #59 – Space Force, Taxes for the Digital Age, Tether?, Governance + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ—Ί Geopolitics #1 White House plans 30-country meeting on cyber crime and ransomware -official Top U.S. national security advisers will gather officials from 30 countries this month with plans to combat the … Continue reading Tidbits #59 – Space Force, Taxes for the Digital Age, Tether?, Governance + More

Tidbits #58 – AI Machine Guns, Collapsing Supply Chains, TikTok + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. How Comedians May Rule the World Generally, I consider myself to be a fairly (long-term) optimistic person (but near-term realist). I’m generally more optimistic than almost anyone I meet or know. Even … Continue reading Tidbits #58 – AI Machine Guns, Collapsing Supply Chains, TikTok + More

Tidbits #57 – Babel-ing, Crackdowns, Reunifying Media + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. Tower of Babel Sorting through all the things happening around the world recently has become a challenge in coherence. Although we all live on one world, increasingly it feels like we live … Continue reading Tidbits #57 – Babel-ing, Crackdowns, Reunifying Media + More

How Shifting Consumer Preferences Could Threaten “Buy Now, Pay Later”

This is part of an on-going series exploring the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) space. Part 1 “Buy Now Pay Later” and What Might Be Coming Next discusses why BNPL adoption is likely to surprise to the upside…and why BNPL must ultimately merge with commerce to survive. Part 2 “Buy Now, Pay Later” and the … Continue reading How Shifting Consumer Preferences Could Threaten “Buy Now, Pay Later”

Tidbits #56 – New Frontiers

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. Less “news” in this edition, but a lot of thought-provoking think pieces that outline how society’s tectonic plates are shifting. People are really thinking outside of the box! Indeed a time for … Continue reading Tidbits #56 – New Frontiers

Tidbits #55 – Cryptolending, Dark Content, Shopee, and Exponential Age + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ‘» Cryptocurrencies + NFTs #1 Bitcoin to Bucks: Crypto Fans Borrow to Buy Homes, Carsβ€”and More Crypto Crypto enthusiasts such as Mr. Anderson are tapping their holdings to buy homes, cars and, … Continue reading Tidbits #55 – Cryptolending, Dark Content, Shopee, and Exponential Age + More

Tidbits #54 – CryptoPunks, Quantified Self, India Tech, “I am Groot!” + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. In Search of Power The world has changed a lot in the last few decades. The world has changed a lot in the last few centuries. The world has changed a lot … Continue reading Tidbits #54 – CryptoPunks, Quantified Self, India Tech, “I am Groot!” + More

Tidbits #53 – Million Dollar Rocks, Invisible Rocks, Burn Burn BurnπŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯! + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ—Ί Geopolitics #1 Intel Lands Pentagon Deal to Support Domestic Chip Making Intel Corp. INTC 1.43% said it would provide commercial foundry services in the first phase of a broader Defense Department program that aims to … Continue reading Tidbits #53 – Million Dollar Rocks, Invisible Rocks, Burn Burn BurnπŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯! + More

How 3D Printing Threatens Amazon…and What That Can Teach Us About the Power of mRNA

The power of mRNA technology to truly transform society in the coming years can be a bit hard to understand. We can already see the importance of mRNA tech / vaccines in our daily lives because of how central it is for combating COVID-19, but understanding its potential beyond COVID-19 likely takes a bit of … Continue reading How 3D Printing Threatens Amazon…and What That Can Teach Us About the Power of mRNA

Tidbits #52 – Parkour Robots, Common Prosperity, Forgotten Heroes + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ—Ί Geopolitics #1 How Afghanistan’s Ghani Went From President to Villain in Hiding β€œI had to move out of Afghanistan to prevent Kabul from bloodshed and destruction,” Ghani said in the video, … Continue reading Tidbits #52 – Parkour Robots, Common Prosperity, Forgotten Heroes + More

Tidbits #51 – Kabul…, The Future of Work, Concerts in the Cloud + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. A Non-Linear World One of the most important concepts I’ve come to learn about over the years is the non-linearity of the world we live in. For financial types, you can see … Continue reading Tidbits #51 – Kabul…, The Future of Work, Concerts in the Cloud + More

Tidbits #50 – Chips, Data, “Spiritual Opium” + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ—Ί Geopolitics #1 U.K. Considers Blocking Nvidia Takeover of Arm Over Security The U.K. is considering blocking a takeover of Arm Ltd. by Nvidia Corp. due to potential risks to national security, according to people familiar … Continue reading Tidbits #50 – Chips, Data, “Spiritual Opium” + More

Tidbits #49 – China, China, China…Battle for the Metaverse, BTS, Japanese Toilets, and More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. China Policy Direction and Impact on Capital Markets In recent months, Chinese domestic policy actions have accelerated and seem to embed a sense of urgency. While the Chinese government and regulators have … Continue reading Tidbits #49 – China, China, China…Battle for the Metaverse, BTS, Japanese Toilets, and More

Tidbits #48 – A New Thing Called Fiat, Netflix Becoming the Metaverse, Softbank’s Comeback + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. πŸ€‘ Economics + Markets #1 Ethereum Co-Founder Says Safety Concern Has Him Quitting Crypto β€œIt’s got a risk profile that I am not too enthused about,” said Di Iorio, who declined to … Continue reading Tidbits #48 – A New Thing Called Fiat, Netflix Becoming the Metaverse, Softbank’s Comeback + More

Tidbits #47 – Didi Gets Pulled Over, Tech vs Govts, But All We Want to Do is…Shop!

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Welcome back to another edition of Tidbits covering all the recent things worth talking about in business, media, and technology. This is a double issue due to the July 4th holiday last weekend. πŸ—Ί Geopolitics #1 130 countries sign on to global minimum tax plan, creating momentum for Biden push The Biden … Continue reading Tidbits #47 – Didi Gets Pulled Over, Tech vs Govts, But All We Want to Do is…Shop!

Tidbits #46 – Laws in a Digital World, Sneaky Fronts, Digital Reality + More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Summer is officially upon us. And we’re almost halfway through the year. Moving fast! As always, thanks for reading. Hopefully this doesn’t take too much time away from the summer festivities. πŸ‹πŸΉπŸ–πŸ˜Ž Laws in a Digital World Before diving into our usual fare, let’s talk about Law. One of the most under-discussed … Continue reading Tidbits #46 – Laws in a Digital World, Sneaky Fronts, Digital Reality + More

Tidbits #44 – The Empire Strikes Back + Metaverse, Mobility, and More

Hello, hello! πŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹πŸ» Yikes, this one is long…And this is after I cut out a bunch of other clippings I saved already! In any case, hope it is enjoyable, and thanks for reading. The Empire Strikes Back Before jumping into our regular programming, one thing I think worth diving deeper into is what happens when … Continue reading Tidbits #44 – The Empire Strikes Back + Metaverse, Mobility, and More