China’s Great Leap Backward | Foreign Policy
Asked myself if Xi already lost his Mandate of Heaven. Now I wonder if China as a whole has lost its heavenly mandate. Chinese citizens that travel abroad having to account for their time on an hour-by-hour basis? China turns increasingly autocratic.
(October 15, 2018)
Opinion The Secret Lives of Central Bankers | The New York Times
First year at uni, I was genuinely interested in becoming a central banker. Slowly my interests shifted towards the nature of money itself. In my final year I visited the Dutch central bank and realized it was not for me. Guess I made the right choice.
(October 20, 2018)
Warby Parker Is Coming to a Suburban Mall Near You | Bloomberg
A book is just a book but clothes are part of your identity or whatever. Digital native merchants are finally growing up and opening brick and mortar stores. Landlords eager to help, offer short term leases, profit sharing plans and smaller stores.
(October 22, 2018)
A Photo Appreciation of Libraries | The Atlantic
As a proud geek I love libraries. Yes these days everything is digital, but I was born in an age where the only way to unlock knowledge was your local library. Besides, any book that has illustrations is much better in print.
(October 24, 2018)