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The Link #272: [Feels like forever]
November 1, 2020

See you on the other side: it's finally election week, and hopefully the President's personal actions become a thing of the past. What's upsetting, though, is the sentiments underlying his support are likely to persist.

AMD is buying Xilinx for $35B, Faire raised a $170M Series E, and Visa's deal for Plaid is held up by the DOJ.

Here’s some more about Discord, the gamer-first communication platform you’ve heard about but don’t fully understand.

The world of competitive Scrabble has destroyed itself over the last several years.

Boomers took but have not relinquished control of the C-suite: for the last 15 years, the average birth year of an S&P 500 CEO has been 1960.

Drone footage of a very cyberpunk-looking Hong Kong.

Probability is hard — here are some benchmarks.

Ed. note: The Atlantic has appended a bonkers editors note to the story I shared a few weeks ago about competitive youth athletics. Apologies for the misdirection.

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