Autonomy is the Next Shipping Container

Trevor McKendrick, Lambda School’s Chief of Staff, writes a great weekly email newsletter called “How it Actually Works”. If you’re not subscribed, you should definitely consider checking it out. This week he wrote about a book he’s been reading called “The Box”, which is about the transformative impact of shipping containers. The shipping container was […]

WSJ: How Volkswagen’s $50 Billion Plan to Beat Tesla Short-Circuited

Oh boy. With a headline like that, you know the story’s gotta be good: ZWICKAU, Germany—Five years and nearly $50 billion into the auto industry’s biggest bet on electric vehicles, Volkswagen VOW 2.05% CEO Herbert Diess and his guest, Chancellor Angela Merkel, stood in anticipation as the first ID.3, Germany’s long-awaited answer to Tesla, rolled off the assembly line. […]

Alexei Navalny Publishes “Palace” From Jail

Have you been following this Alexei Navalny story? The Russian opposition leader and blogger was nearly assassinated by Russian FSB agents late last summer, as reported in December by Belingcat. (Be sure to check out that story too, it’s something else). After tricking one of the men who tried to kill him into admitting it […]