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The Link #225: [Examined]
December 8, 2019

Stages of a company: Saudi Aramco at its $25.6B IPO valuing them at $1.7T, Magic Leap has missed targets with slow sales, the history of Tiffany now they they’ve sold to LVMH, and Larry and Sergey retire from Google now that it’s all grown up.

Debatable corporate misbehavior meets the pursuit of a narrative: an aggressive culture at hot CP startup Away (response), and McKinsey’s work for ICE (response)

The founder of Science Olympiad, Dr. Gerard Putz, passed away this week.

There’s a new Cannonball record: NYC to LA in 27 hours and 25 minutes.

An in-depth examination of the MTA subway map

Dictionary.com has degreed that the word of the year is ‘existential’. Plus, building a Latin dictionary, and the shutdown of the Apostrophe Protection Society

Misophonia and the unbearable loudness of eating food on TV.

Paths not taken: The woman I would have been.

Photos of the year in news and nature, or even of the decade.

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