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๐Ÿ’ป TikTok is the latest social-media phenomenon. Ben Thompson writes a long but well-reasoned piece on why we shouldn’t trust the service. Hint: China. Read The TikTok War

1967 Pontiac GTO
Argus A-Four, Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros, 2010

๐Ÿ’ป Joseph Dennis found a red Pontiac GTO parked on the street in his hometown of Flint, Michigan. It led him to reminisce about some Michigan products of his childhood, including Vernors ginger soda and Faygo Redpop. Read Curbside Classic: 1968 Pontiac GTO — Redpop!

๐Ÿ’ป Chicago is made up of fairly self-contained neighborhoods, one of which is Marquette Park on the southwest side. Pete Saunders remembers a time in the 1960s when this neighborhood was the scene of riots because Black people had started moving in. Read Welcome to Marquette Park

๐Ÿ’ป Have you ever experienced impostor syndrome? That’s when you feel inadequate despite your success so far. Johanna Rothman says that the antidote is to put into the world small project in the thing you feel inadequate about, see what you learn from it, and do it again incorporating what you learned. Read How Do You Manage Impostor Syndrome?

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