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Favorite Rejects 2022-05-03
LOLLLLLL China tried to censor the Statue of Liberty from a movie whose main action sequence happens at the Statue of Liberty theplaylist.net/china-release-…
Obergerfell has let Republicans walk away from their now-unpopular opposition to marriage equality without actually having the intraparty fight as to whether or not they’ve actually changed their mind. Actually doing a bill to find out would be constructive.
Why we need to digest the lessons of this war before making big expenditures. We are seeing ‘fundamental’ changes in our expectations of war fighting. What the Ukrainians have done means we need to have time to evaluate what is needed going forward. https://t.co/yG4sqOm78G
Top U.S. military officer: Ukraine's success in holding of Russia's military is a "fundamental" change in the future of warfare. The war has been characterized by urban combat, and ubiquitous use of precision munitions, drones, MANPADs & anti-tank weapons, said Gen. Mark Milley
Jack Detsch @JackDetsch
Wouldn’t it be nice if all the big company CEOs gave such authentic and transparent summaries of what actually matters for their companies?
Our Q1 results are in: 102M nights booked $1.5B revenue (70% Y/Y) $(19)M net loss $229M Adjusted EBITDA $1.2B free cash flow 2 years ago, our business dropped 80%, our IPO was put on hold, and some didn’t think we’d make it at all. Here’s how we turned Airbnb around:
Brian Chesky @bchesky
If you proposed auctioning slots in DCPS middle schools to the highest bidder everyone would be horrified, but they just accept as the natural order of things that lots of people will pay a premium in the real estate market to be zoned for Alice Deal.
Now imagine me on the playground trying to convince the other gentrifier parents that if we all send our kid to our in-boundary “bad” middle school it will magically become “good” and the value of our real estate hoardings will soar. Unfortunately collective action is hard.