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Rob Henderson's Newsletter • 1799 implied HN points • 23 Feb 24
  1. Rob Henderson is making TV and podcast appearances discussing topics like elites, hidden hierarchies, and luxury beliefs.
  2. Join Rob Henderson at book events in San Francisco on March 6 and March 7 to discuss his book _Troubled_.
  3. Listen to Rob Henderson on various podcasts like Modern Wisdom and YOUR WELCOME, sharing insights on diverse topics including genetic tests and reinventing oneself.
Rob Henderson's Newsletter • 2537 implied HN points • 21 Feb 24
  1. Professors at Yale often work well into their eighties and nineties, a notable difference from other environments.
  2. Students at Ivy League schools can exhibit hypocrisy, criticizing certain occupations while secretly pursuing opportunities in them.
  3. Many elite university students fear being seen as who they truly are, choosing to uphold a virtuous image instead.
Bulwark+ • 13542 implied HN points • 01 Feb 24
  1. The author is taking a break from the daily hamster wheel of overwhelming news to maintain perspective and sanity.
  2. It's important to step back and avoid being consumed by the sheer volume of information and outrage.
  3. Rational, principled voices are needed in the current political climate to combat extremism and cultism.
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Bulwark+ • 6250 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. Biden's position is weaker than some past incumbents but stronger than others.
  2. Polarization in American politics has significantly increased over the years, leading to divided approval ratings.
  3. Bitcoin mining operations are causing disputes due to noise pollution, energy use, and property value concerns.
Big Technology • 3878 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. The Apple Vision Pro headset has impressive technology like mixed reality and a comfortable design, but its high price raises questions on its target audience.
  2. Insiders believe that the Vision Pro may be more suited for developers and enterprise users due to its productivity potential, rather than appealing to the general consumer market.
  3. The Vision Pro's unique design and solitary usage may affect its adoption speed, with opinions split on its potential success in the long term.
Culture Study • 2051 implied HN points • 28 Jan 24
  1. The author shares about fulfilling Trans Santa gifts with donations and the impact it had, showcasing the power of community support.
  2. The post discusses upcoming content on resistance to the Airbnb Space decorating style and invites readers to share their experiences with alternative rental aesthetics.
  3. The author mentions enjoying reading a fantasy series and gathering various links and recommendations to share with paid subscribers.
My Goodness! From Jo Elvin • 432 implied HN points • 11 Feb 24
  1. Some men react strongly to content that is not specifically catered to them, displaying incredulous outrage.
  2. Women's entertainment options are often broad and inclusive, while men sometimes struggle with consuming content not targeted at them.
  3. Top podcasts and media platforms are predominantly hosted by white men, raising questions on audience preference and representation.
Off to Lunch • 687 implied HN points • 07 Feb 24
  1. Barratt Developments is acquiring Redrow in a £2.5 billion deal, creating the largest housebuilder in the UK
  2. The all-share deal values Redrow's shares at a 27% premium, with Barratt shareholders owning 67.2% of the new company
  3. The merger expects to save up to £90 million in annual costs and position Redrow as the premium housing brand within the group
Embedded • 452 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. Millennials are described as the enforcers of internet norms, likened to the role boomers play in society.
  2. Elamin Abdelmahmoud appreciates a wholesome and enjoyable For You page on TikTok, filled with heartwarming content.
  3. When it comes to creating content, Elamin feels uncertain about making TikToks due to struggles with the visual format, fearing he would abuse the 'Millennial pause.'
Read Max • 338 implied HN points • 11 Feb 24
  1. The author offers a roundup of articles and podcasts discussing recent layoffs and shutdowns in the news media business.
  2. A 1990s thriller from a lesser-known director is recommended as fantastic.
  3. There's praise for a compilation of reworked classic folk songs featured in the weekly roundup.
Simon Owens's Media Newsletter • 648 implied HN points • 02 Feb 24
  1. Streaming platforms are increasingly moving away from content exclusivity.
  2. Major streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube are becoming less territorial in their content operations.
  3. The end of content exclusivity policies is making it easier for consumers to access their favorite content across different platforms.
Liberty’s Highlights • 412 implied HN points • 07 Feb 24
  1. Compete in life with kindness, creativity, and resilience, not just success.
  2. Success in one area can enable you to take risks and be more adventurous in other aspects of life.
  3. Electricity consumption from data centers, AI, and crypto is expected to double by 2026, impacting energy needs significantly.
Classical Wisdom • 255 implied HN points • 11 Feb 24
  1. Listen to the wisdom of Herodotus and learn about the Scythians, an ancient nomadic people who were once considered 'invincible'
  2. Explore mythological fiction like Tad Crawford's 'On Wine-Dark Seas', a sequel to the Odyssey, to delve deeper into the story of Odysseus and Telemachus
  3. Access exclusive content and resources by becoming a member of Classical Wisdom, including podcasts with professors, webinars, e-books, and magazines
Why is this interesting? • 1870 implied HN points • 12 Jan 24
  1. Having a camera crew or a podcast mic can add authority and credibility to a content creator.
  2. The visual presentation, like a podcast mic in shot, can influence perceptions of credibility even if the content itself is not impactful.
  3. Demonstrating credibility in the creator economy is crucial, and visual cues like microphones are a modern way to achieve it.
The Fintech Blueprint • 1100 implied HN points • 22 Jan 24
  1. JPMorgan invested $300 million in quantum computing for finance with the aim of boosting cybersecurity.
  2. Quantum computing offers the potential for faster data processing but is still in experimental phases.
  3. Despite the buzz, there has been limited real-world application of quantum computing in finance.
Off to Lunch • 1218 implied HN points • 15 Jan 24
  1. Off to Lunch newsletter is back for 2024 with exciting plans, including relaunching Business Leader magazine.
  2. The podcast associated with Off to Lunch covers big business stories and interviews key figures like the CEO of Seedrs and UK boss of Peloton.
  3. Important news stories highlighted include weakening UK job market, Artifact app closing down, and Adidas CEO sharing his phone number with all staff for feedback.
Trickle-Down Wellness • 216 implied HN points • 09 Feb 24
  1. Andrew Huberman has faced criticism for sharing misinformation regarding sunscreen and flu prevention.
  2. Huberman's avoidance of common health interventions like sunscreen and vaccines while promoting cold plunges and supplements is concerning.
  3. Critics have pointed out multiple inaccuracies in Huberman's claims about immunity, cold, and flu transmission, highlighting the importance of consulting credible experts.
By Reason Alone • 21 implied HN points • 21 Feb 24
  1. The post includes media recommendations like blogs, podcasts, music, films, books, and papers that the author enjoyed in February.
  2. There are interesting reading recommendations from various domains and genres suggested by the author, including philosophy, music, documentaries, and movies.
  3. The author provides a personal touch by sharing thoughts on the media consumed, such as novels, music albums, podcasts, and academic papers.
INDIGNITY • 294 implied HN points • 05 Feb 24
  1. The internet can be a dark and dangerous place, where sharing traumatic content can have harmful effects.
  2. Seeing and sharing disturbing content online can impact mental health and well-being.
  3. It's important to consider the consequences of sharing violent or traumatic content on social media platforms.
One Thing • 296 implied HN points • 04 Feb 24
  1. The memoir of Venice highlighted in the post is engaging, despite its unattractive book cover.
  2. The CEO of Daunt Books emphasizes curation, allowing each store's staff to dictate book displays, leading to unique and engaging selections.
  3. Exploring Venice through the lens of 'The Politics of Washing' provides insights into daily life, history, and cultural complexities, showcasing the beauty and challenges of the city.