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Why the latest publicity stunt by United has plenty of potential to backfire

Image credit: United Airlines


No Mercy No Malice

The economic flood gates are about to open wide

A huge ocean wave breaks along the coast.
A huge ocean wave breaks along the coast.
Photo: Luis Ascenso/CC BYY 2.0


Money Talks

Welcome to the new tragedy of the commons

Illustration: Julia Moburg/Medium; source: Getty Images


Object of the Week

The new fleet of electric vehicles paints a brighter future where the post office actually still exists

The new US Postal Service truck
The new US Postal Service truck
Photo illustration, source: USPS


Expect cryptocurrency booms, intrusive biometric tracking, and the mainstream embrace of universal basic income

A 3D rendering  of the globe with lines connecting networks all around the world.
A 3D rendering  of the globe with lines connecting networks all around the world.
Photo: DKosig/E+/Getty Images


Number Crunch

Just one of those green new jobs we’ve been hearing about

Text “Number Crunch: $80,000 — Typical annual salary for an EV charging station technician” over a sketch of an EV charger
Text “Number Crunch: $80,000 — Typical annual salary for an EV charging station technician” over a sketch of an EV charger


Marc Lore joins Bill Gates and Peter Thiel as the latest founder to create a city in his own reflection

An artistic rendering of a techno-futuristic city with modern skyscrapers and uniquely shaped structures.
An artistic rendering of a techno-futuristic city with modern skyscrapers and uniquely shaped structures.
Illustration: Comrade


The 12,000 satellite Starlink constellation could fund rocket development by selling faster, worldwide internet service

A satellite tracker image is seen displayed on a smartphone with a Starlink logo in the background
A satellite tracker image is seen displayed on a smartphone with a Starlink logo in the background
Photo: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images



No Mercy No Malice

Why we’ll never go back to life before Covid

Line goes into a pyramid & splits into multiple lines pointing at logos like Amazon, Netflix, TikTok, Fox News, Facebook, NYT
Line goes into a pyramid & splits into multiple lines pointing at logos like Amazon, Netflix, TikTok, Fox News, Facebook, NYT

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