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Internet Trends 2019 via Mary Meeker
Meeker does it every year. Here it is again, all 333 pages.
Uber’s Path of Destruction via American Affairs
“In reality, Uber’s platform does not include any technological breakthroughs, and Uber has done nothing to “disrupt” the economics of providing urban car services. What Uber has disrupted is the idea that competitive consumer and capital markets will maximize overall economic welfare by rewarding companies with superior efficiency.”
Money and Utopia via The Internet Archive
“The book, focused as it is on small circles of monetary and cryptographic utopians in the Bay Area of California from the 1970s through the arrival of Bitcoin, also required study of the subcultures, publications, and movements within which my subjects crossed paths and dreamed big dreams…”