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Sunset for Liberal Democracy http://www.monbiot.com/2018/06/18/sunset-for-liberal-democracy/
Fascinating view of how bad Nafta is: allowing companies greater sway over nation states than the states themselves in some cases. But should this be how all these agreements work?
trumpxit  nafta  business 
17 hours ago by traggett
Invisible asymptotes — Remains of the Day
Brilliant article. Prime = up front shipping payment. Find your limitations and excise them.
business  fit  management  product 
23 days ago by traggett
Failure of Pixel 2 exposed a larger problem: Google's ads don't work
Interesting: if Google can't sell its own products then does its own advertising work?
google  business 
march 2018 by traggett
How to Rands
Great managerial info / welcome doc.
management  business 
march 2018 by traggett
Predicate companies
Nice term (maybe) for the companies that make other companies' able to come into a market. Here SoulCycle and Peloton. Same for tappit and Playpass?
tappit  business  strategy 
march 2018 by traggett
Indiez: Build software like a Silicon Valley company
New version of elance, etc.

Interesting model and structure.
business  development  code  freelancer 
march 2018 by traggett
Interview Questions for the 6 Types of Product Managers
Six types of product manager

Growth hacker
Workflow warrior
Community connector
Platform
Data (AI)
Mobile
management  business  recruiting 
january 2018 by traggett
The Economist | The digital proletariat
Data labourers. Really interesting positive approach to the decline in jobs that automation will bring.
business  policy  work 
january 2018 by traggett
The Three-Body Problem - Epsilon Theory
Very important article about chaos and investing. Minimise maximum regret is a good plan.
investment  business  future 
january 2018 by traggett
From Territorial to Functional Sovereignty: The Case of Amazon « Law and Political Economy
Amazon etc will outpace any government except the Chinese, maybe as they have a data advantage.
tech  business  future  government 
january 2018 by traggett
The Gambler’s Ruin of Small Cities (Wonkish) - The New York Times
Small cities can’t run their luck forever. Helps to have a college there to provide education in new technologies to provide alternatives.
government  education  business 
january 2018 by traggett
How to Make Wealth
Compress your working life into developing new technology.
business  economics  startup 
december 2017 by traggett
How AI Could Change Amazon: A Thought Experiment
Ship then shop is the Amazon AI fuelled strategy. What's your own.
strategy  ai  business 
november 2017 by traggett
Why a Flat Organizational Structure will Fail as You Grow
Flat structures have power relationships, its just that they are hidden and therefore dangerous.
management  business 
november 2017 by traggett
The challenge of Xi Jinping’s Leninist autocracy
The West needs to look to China's reinvigoration. There is something we can do.
China  business  economics  government 
november 2017 by traggett
The Modern Marketing Model (M3) - The modern marketing model (M3)
Interesting review of what it means to be a marketeer in the modern world.
marketing  business  management 
october 2017 by traggett
To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now - The New York Times
This is why firms use outsourcing as much as possible.

Firms in the United States are legally required to offer the same health insurance options and 401(k) match to all employees — meaning if those programs are made extra generous to attract top engineers, a company that doesn’t outsource will have to pay them for everyone.
notnews  outsourcing  economics  business 
september 2017 by traggett
Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow: Demon-Haunted World
This is veery bad.

In the 21st century, we have come full circle. Non-human life forms – limited liability corpo­rations – are infecting the underpinnings of our ‘‘smart’’ homes and cities with devices that obey a different physics depending on who is using them and what they believe to be true about their surroundings.
cheating  business  law  notnews 
september 2017 by traggett
A CEO action plan for workplace automation | McKinsey & Company
Dealing with automation in the workplace. Moving people around as jobs require.
automation  business 
august 2017 by traggett
The second most important metric for every company – Gokul Rajaram – Medium
The North Star Metric and how to mitigate it to create good behaviours.

Ecommerce = orders (and checked by gross profit)
Media = DAUs (checked by time on site)
Enterprise = number of seats (checked by number of customers)
business  metrics  analysis  management 
august 2017 by traggett
The Business of Artificial Intelligence
In our view, artificial intelligence, especially machine learning, is the most important general-purpose technology of our era. The impact of these innovations on business and the economy will be reflected not only in their direct contributions but also in their ability to enable and inspire complementary innovations. New products and processes are being made possible by better vision systems, speech recognition, intelligent problem solving, and many other capabilities that machine learning delivers.
ai  machinelearning  business 
august 2017 by traggett
Startup Growth 🎯
Lots of nice ideas and a great simple presentation.
business  growth  marketing  startups 
august 2017 by traggett
400 Awesome Free Resources You Can Use To Grow Your Business
Lots of free resources for businesses. Open legal documents, for example.
business  free  tools 
august 2017 by traggett
Ideologue managerialists
Managers are often out of touch with their subject area
government  business 
july 2017 by traggett
Will the death of US retail be the next big short?
US retail is in deep trouble. 24 sq ft per person vs 11 in Aus and 2 to 5 in Europe.
bubble  business  Online 
july 2017 by traggett
What It Actually Costs to Open a Restaurant in San Francisco - Eater SF
How stressful the restaurant business is. 700k before you’ve opened.
restaurant  business  food 
june 2017 by traggett
Uber Can’t Be Fixed — It’s Time for Regulators to Shut It Down
Don't allow illegality otherwise it will corrupt everything.
business  uber 
june 2017 by traggett
The evolving role of product management - O'Reilly Media
What a product manager should be. Neat UX / Tech / Business overlap
product  management  business 
june 2017 by traggett
Stripe Sigma
Nice analytics from Stripe.
analytics  business  finance  jade 
june 2017 by traggett
The business logic in debiasing | McKinsey & Company
How to try to avoid your standard biases in decision making.
debiasing  business  management 
may 2017 by traggett
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