- The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History – how Russian hackers modified Ukrainian accounting software to brick any computer networked to it…and how it spread to cause $10 billion in total damages. [Wired]
- Is Bezos holding Seattle hostage? The cost of being Amazon’s home – “Amazon is very much, ‘We want to save the world too, let’s do it together.’ And then as you get into the details, not so much” [The Guardian]
- Library Rules: How to make an open office plan work – for a whole host of reasons, open office plans are here to stay (even if they’re not good for productivity). Library rules are the way to go – our I Have a Question rules help us make it work. [Signal v. Noise]
- The World’s Most Ruthless Food Startup: The Inside Story of How HelloFresh Clawed Its Way to the Top – I’ll admit, I didn’t know much about HelloFresh going in, but it involves “hundreds of millions of venture capital dollars, aggressive marketing tactics, health department complaints, threats of violence, hard drugs, dumb money” [Inc.]
- The Struggles of a $40 Million Nutrition Science Crusade – Bummer, I was rooting for NuSI to succeed. [Wired]
- The Lifespan of a Lie – this blew my mind. The famous Stanford Prison Experiment was a sham. I had really enjoyed the Tim Ferriss interview with Dr. Zimbardo but now I’m questioning how much of that was BS. [Medium]
- Tears ‘R’ Us: The World’s Biggest Toy Store Didn’t Have to Die – shopping at my local Toys R Us was always a thrill as a child, I have great memories it. It’s a shame it fell apart due to utter mismanagement. [Businessweek]
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