FG Newsletter #272

24. October 2016


I’m Tired of Hearing About Your Startup Depression. A great read from Dave Balter how most people are not suited to building and scaling companies.

The internet is still actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys. This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn’t: The entire internet depends on seven highly secured keys.

How China is changing your internet. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse of the future — and American companies are taking notice.

Elon Musk’s finances are as jaw-dropping, inventive and combustible as his space rockets. A great look at Musk’s remarkable financial juggling acts.

Bill Gates: He eats Big Macs for lunch and schedules every minute of his day – meet the man worth $80 billion. With $80 billion, Bill Gates is the world’s richest man. So how does he spend his money? Mary Riddell spends three months with the Microsoft billionaire to find the answers.

Herman Miller just redesigned its iconic Aeron chair for the first time in decades.

Full(er) House: Exposing high-end poker cheating devices. An insane look at how real-world highly advanced poker cheating devices work.

– Interesting: Meet the 60-ton robot that builds wings for Boeing airplanes.