The Link #245: [Ongoing]
April 26, 2020

How the coronavirus works, in our bodies and in our society.

The pandemic has made preppers out of all of us, since no one knows how to do their own chores. I personally am more interested in going all the way to a luxury bunker in New Zealand.

One fun part is the window this provides us into everybody’s homes. Plus, when models do remote photo shoots, who owns the copyright?

Holding the bag: Sycamore is pushing to back out of their deal for Victoria’s Secret. Elsewhere, index funds are ‘colluding’ to ask pharma companies to eschew profits

Other small businesses, like restaurants, are already feeling the pain. Relatedly, Julian Krinsky is taking this opportunity to retire.

This week in Telco: John Legere resigns from T-Mobile and Randall Stephenson is out at AT&T. Plus, Facebook puts $5.7B into Reliance Jio in India.

The buzzy new hotness right now is chat app Clubhouse. At the same time, we’re all feeling Zoom fatigue

Moment(s) of zen: a long walk in Japan.

Roster turnover is killing chemistry on NBA teams.

Virginia athletics has a new identity and logo (ugh).

Clever trades can mean real money in Magic: The Arbitrage.

What is a sandwich: the cube rule of food identification.

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