Recipe for disaster: The meteoric rise and ongoing demise of Blue Apron

September 19, 2019   ·   blue apron ipo food

America’s Orthodox Jews Are Selling A Ton Of The Products You Buy On Amazon


September 10, 2019   ·   amazon judaism

The New American Homeless


Devastating read about the plight of a family living on the edge of homelessness, combined with all the support services that don’t reach them where they’re at.

September 5, 2019   ·   america homelessness the new republic

Ten Years On, Foursquare Is Now Checking In to You

foursquare heat map

August 27, 2019   ·   foursquare new york mag

The House Is Haunted by the Echo of Your Last Goodbye

This shouldn’t have surprised me. The point of social platforms is to immerse us in immediacy, dilate our sense of attention and relevance by fracturing it and scattering it into a million distractions. No one on social media is speaking to the future. At best they are speaking to the future machines that will process what they have said into a way of dooming them to repeat it forever.

August 25, 2019   ·   real-life-mag privacy social media

Vision Zero Is The Wrong Goal

August 21, 2019   ·   cities cars