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Apparently it's not uncommon for concrete barriers to be replaced with plastic sticks after cars get scratched after they started driving into the bike lane. This is pretty tragic because those concrete barriers are one of the few effective ways of lowering cyclist fatalities.
Derek Thompson comments "We’re actually gonna do it, we’re building Jurassic Park… as a restaurant."
Dare Obasanjo calls this "Product-led growth versus sales-led growth." Phan likens Satya's entrance into an industry to the a scene from The Wire, a notorious gangster rolls up, sparking chaos and fear among the incumbents
• It seems China has been building cities within Bhutan's borders, and Bhutan seems to have given up claim to the territory in question. Here's a long thread with details
• An economist looks back at predictions folks have made about which mergers will be anti-competative. TL;DR: lots of big mergers turned out to not be a problem for competition or to actually increase competition.