2020 Is …

You’re rediscovering your teenage years through media. You watch Leverage, Video Game High School, Person of Interest, shows from the early 2010s that you swear were just on yet also have legacies in your head. Spotify playlists accompany your thousand-yard stare at the ceiling. New albums by artists are released between March and July, but … Continue reading 2020 Is …

Quarantine Rambles – 5/9/2020

How's everyone doing? I know it's kind of late to still be talking about this pandemic and how it's impacting everyone. We're two months in (thereabouts) and it feels like old news, as if people are bored of talking about it. And I get that. There's not much more to say on the subject beyond … Continue reading Quarantine Rambles – 5/9/2020

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou – Shadowcon Book Reviews

Aesthetics are a bad focus for future outcomes. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry … Continue reading Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou – Shadowcon Book Reviews