Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Link roundup

1. "Nick Denton plays the media like a tiny viola!"

Nick is a very canny media player. He has known it has been Thiel who has been funding Hulk for some time. (Recode more or less confirms this. )My guess is that he wanted the Times to say it was Thiel but they didn’t want to report the rumor. But the rumor was so good Andrew Ross Sorkin reported around it. And then Nick shopped around the hunch to other outlets, and Forbes of all places was able to confirm.
2. Ebooks describing how to get rich quick by using Uber "Capture Drivers' Hope and Desperation"

3. Adidas "unveils new factory in Germany that will use machines to make shoes instead of humans in Asia"