September 2023 Friday’s e-links: Elon Musk

Continuing our September e-links, I recommend four book reviews that let us ponder what to constrain and encourage in men like Elon Musk.

What An “X” Can Mean

Reflected by logo rebranding, Martk Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are trying to change the identiies of their companies.

Why Billionaires Are Not What They Used To Be

Although our opinion of billionaires seems to be slipping into negative territory, still we are conflicted.

The Hidden Part of Our Pay

While the explicit part of workers’ pay is in dollars, sometimes parts of our compensation package are somewhat hidden.

What We Can Learn From the Richest Billionaires

When we look at an animated history of the Forbes list of the richest billionaires, we also see some economic history.

January 2022 Friday’s e-links: Looking at Jill Lepore

Our January 2022 e-links begin with a look at the podcasts, New Yorker articles, and books by Harvard’s Jill Lepore.

The Dog(e) That Needs An Owner

Whereas a Dogecoin trademark had initially seemed unnecessary, its developers soon faced big problems without one.

Why Virgin Galactic Could Remind Us of J.P. Morgan

Debating billionaire power, we can compare J.P. Morgan in 1907 to the impact of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk on space travel.

Why Tesla is Like a Model T Ford

Although they are separated by a century, the Model T Ford and Tesla are rather similar when we look at their leadership and production.

The Downside of Vegan Leather

With meat demand going up and leather demand going down, the cowhide industry has a devastating supply and a demand problem.