Things I read last week… (WB 1 November 2021)
‘Trading cards are cool again’ by Josh Luber, cofounder StockX.
Andrew Chen on viral growth.
“The security flaw originates from defects or imperfections that occur during the manufacturing process. As a result, the Bluetooth signals from an individual device can be slightly distorted, creating a unique signature.”
Individual tracking via Bluetooth radio emissions.
Complex chips make security more difficult.
A dive into ‘Bank Python’, or how modern investment banks build pricing systems.
How credit cards make money.
How profitable was growing tobacco.
What philosophers believe: Results from the 2020 PhilPapers survey.
Japan’s skyscraper factories.
Why SpaceX cares about dirt. [YouTube]