💻 My wife and I never would have used Airbnb were it not for COVID. We liked hotels just fine. But Airbnb lets us rent apartments with full kitchens so we don’t have to eat out, and no mingling with possibly infected people in lobbies and hallways. Apparently, lots and lots of people have noticed the same thing. Scott Galloway says this is Airbnb’s moment in the sun, and the markets have taken notice. Read AirbnBaller
💻 Ryan Moulton writes about the fragile nature of abundance by looking at clams and crabs on the beach. He then applies this thinking to Silicon Valley, a place that, until COVID, seemed to have endless abundance. Read Abundance
💻 Disney reorganized this week. Ben Thompson, in a dense article worth picking your way through, explains why their new organization around integrating their content offerings will drive high margins. It’s a much more attractive business than that of any aggregator (cough, Facebook, cough, Google). Read Disney and Integrators Versus Aggregators
📷 Some of the world’s best photographers used one camera and one lens for most of their work, Dave Jenkins reminds us. Not that it isn’t fun to buy new gear! Read The Underequipped Photographer
📷 Alyssa Chiarello had that Kodak Brownie Hawkeye for a long time before shooting it. She even developed the film she found inside. Read Kodak Brownie Hawkeye Camera
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