Stratechery provides analysis of the strategy and business side of technology and media, and the impact of technology on society. Weekly Articles are free, while three Daily Updates a week are for subscribers only.
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Ben stands out in his analysis of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google (FANG) and describing the business models and strategies these businesses follow.
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Bonus: Check out Exponent.fm, the companion podcast hosted by @benthompson & @jamesallworth. Among a wide range of fascinating subjects they explore, they've been way out in front (by years) of the issues and challenges Facebook have created and now face, and how this will impact on the wider tech and startup industries.Conrad Jackson has used this product for one year.
It's deep, it's amoral, it's supremely insightful.Cons:
I've been a subscriber for years now and can honestly say this has educated me like no other source. If you want an edge in conversation, or just need to develop your own opinions on the tech world, this is for you.David Sulitzer has used this product for one year.