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10/01/2021 – Issue 443

This week’s highlights:  Solitude, Remote Work, and Gen-Z’s Approach to File Storage


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Issue 443

Happy Friday!

Greetings from quarantine!  An asymptomatic kiddo, but a positive test, brought the inevitable to our house.  Hopefully you all are staying healthy.

Original Content this week:  

Just for fun (though sure to aggravate someone)

Best,

David


Food for Thought

  • I&M – On Solitude Over 15 years ago, I took my first device-free, silent, solitude experience. 15 years and 100s of “solos” later, I can say the following with confidence: If I could give any bit of advice to my younger self, it would be to spend one or two Saturdays a month in device-free solitude 
  • JP –  On Ian Fleming As Craftsman – The new Bond movie finally premiered in London this week…
  • CF – Dangerous Feelings – “Success has a nasty tendency to increase confidence more than ability. The longer it lasts, and the more it was tied to some degree of serendipity, the truer that becomes.”
  • WSJ – Facebook’s Effort to Attract Preteens Goes Beyond Instagram Kids, Documents Show. *paywall*  It has investigated how to engage young users in response to competition from Snapchat, TikTok; ‘Exploring playdates as a growth lever’
  • NYT – The Cost of Insuring Expensive Waterfront Homes Is About to Skyrocket – Market based pricing of flood risk is beginning to creep into the long-subsided federal flood insurance program.  If you own a beach house, buckle up, prices are going up, way up.

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