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Twitter’s Beating Heart of Libel

Twitter is the perfect libel platform, a truth ever more visible this week in the smearfest over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s entitled badboy past and the lawsuits just filed against Tesla’s Elon Musk. We’re not sure how Jack Dorsey…

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Brilliantly Made Surfs the Circular Economy

Max came of age in a Willie Wonka-style sneaker laboratory, the son of one of Phil Knight’s early Nike product managers. Home was Manhattan Beach, ground zero for California’s brash surfing culture. The house next door was just the first…

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Crowdfunding Democracy

“PLEASE free our nation!” wrote one, “Stop and smell the roses,” advised another, and then there was the direct exhortation: “Go get him!” These were just a handful of the thousands who donated in $5, $10, $25 and even $50,000…

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Musk’s Meltdown

This is how fast Silicon Valley’s tech celebrity drove himself into a mega mess.  He woke up after spending the night with his pop star girlfriend. Then hopped into one of his Teslas and hit the accelerator. En route, he…

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