Monday morning links

  1. Why is China smashing it’s tech industry? TL;DR: The government wants to shift the country’s momentum to “hard tech”, away from consumer-facing tech
  2. Jazz musician lettering. My personal favorite is Freddie Hubbard.
  3. David Sacks on the “correct” org charts for startups at different stages
  4. Delegate outcomes, not methods: “Delegation is in part a learning opportunity, and being overly proscriptive about methods robs your delegate of much of the opportunity to learn.” AMEN.
  5. Farm Bank let players make money, while supporting real farms. Then the CEO vanished with $80 million
  6. Walter Kirn on the state of journalism today, recommended
  7. Why “Bring solutions, not problems” isn’t really the best approach
  8. A retrospective on Jeff Bezos’ famous memo
  9. How China is tweaking the story of Christ to fit the CCP’s desired narrative

And finally: Games people play with cash flow