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How Amazon’s Long Game Yielded a Retail Juggernaut

From “How Amazon’s Long Game Yielded a Retail Juggernaut“: “The thing about retail is, the consumer has near-perfect information,” said Paul Vogel, an analyst at Barclays. “So what’s the differentiator at this point? It’s selection. It’s service. It’s convenience. It’s … Continue reading

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Mark Zuckerberg posts video of him blowing the shofar for Rosh Hashanah

From “Mark Zuckerberg posts video of him blowing the shofar for Rosh Hashanah“: In a Facebook post in December 2016, Zuckerberg said he was once an atheist but now believes that “religion is very important.” The post came after he wished his followers a “Merry … Continue reading

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Why Spend $110 Million on a Basquiat?

  View this post on Instagram   I am happy to announce that I just won this masterpiece. When I first encountered this painting, I was struck with so much excitement and gratitude for my love of art. I want … Continue reading

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Investment Philosophy

From “The Greatest Investors: Peter Lynch“: Know what you own; It’s futile to predict the economy and interest rates; You have plenty of time to identify and recognize exceptional companies; Avoid long shots; Good management is very important – buy … Continue reading

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Tragedy? Farce? Confusion?

From “Tragedy? Farce? Confusion? The Method Behind That Russian Poisoning Interview“: “It is a slap in the face of the West,” said Peter Pomerantsev, a fellow at the London School of Economics, an account of his time as a television … Continue reading

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What Serena Got Wrong

From “Martina Navratilova: What Serena Got Wrong”: Ms. Williams was absolutely marvelous toward Ms. Osaka after the match. A true champion at her best. But during the match — well, enough said. The way Ms. Osaka carried herself both during … Continue reading

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An Oral History of Apple’s Infinite Loop

From “An Oral History of Apple’s Infinite Loop”: Forstall: Soon after Apple bought land for the new campus, Steve and I walked around the property to get a feel for it. I expected Steve to be happy. But he was … Continue reading

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About blogging and stuff

Сегодня Бэнкси часть современной масс-культуры: футболки, стаканы, плакаты, альбомы, и сами картины в золоченых рамах за умопомрачительные цены из музеев и частных коллекций по всему миру… Бэнкси шагает по миру… Бэнкси, как гласит история, никто не видел его как реального … Continue reading

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When you don’t have energy or time

“A lot of things start suffering when you don’t have the energy or time to do things properly”. ):

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