TLDR Daily with Matt & Co

TLDR Daily with Matt & Co

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Every weekday morning Matt Hartman talks to one person about one article that they found interesting. Why read articles when Matt’s friends can just tell you what’s in ‘em?


Sumeet Shah talks about the Ugly Produce Business
Mar 12 • 5 min
Article: ”The Murky Ethics of the Ugly-Produce Business” by Amanda Mull of The Atlantic.
Allison Behringer on whether we really know our cosmetics
Mar 11 • 5 min
Allison Behrenger talks about the article ”Do You Know What’s in Your Cosmetics?” by The New York Times Editorial Board https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/opinion/cosmetics-safety-makeup.html
Ryan Hoover on whether retail is dying
Feb 28 • 5 min
“The circle of brand life: retail is dying as retail is thriving” by Eric Feng https://medium.com/@efeng/the-circle-of-brand-life-retail-is-dying-as-retail-is-thriving-ac9df55f9143
Dave Tisch talks about whether Sunscreen is the new Margerine
Feb 27 • 3 min
“Is Sunscreen the New Margarine?” by Rowan Jacobsen. https://www.outsideonline.com/2380751/sunscreen-sun-exposure-skin-cancer-science
Margot Boyer-Dry of Lorem Ipsum talks about why people are pretending to love work
Feb 26 • 4 min
“Drudge Report” by Erin Griffith https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/26/business/against-hustle-culture-rise-and-grind-tgim.html
Peter Boyce on “The Dream Machine”
Feb 25 • 5 min
“The Dream Machine” by Mitchell Waldrop https://www.amazon.com/Dream-Machine-Licklider-Revolution-Computing/dp/014200135X
Nir Eyal on using the word “addiction” to describe technology
Feb 22 • 5 min
“Lost Connections” by Johann Hari https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Connections-Uncovering-Depression-Unexpected/dp/163286830X
Leah Culver from Breaker on how to talk to Chloe Condon on Twitter
Feb 21 • 4 min
Article: “How to talk to Chloe Condon on Twitter” https://medium.com/@endingwithali/how-to-talk-to-chloe-condon-on-twitter-3414597ae95c Latest episode of TLDR Daily with Matt & Co
Erik Berlin from Breaker talks about Facebook’s VPN app issue
Feb 20 • 5 min
Erik Berlin from Breaker talked about the Techcrunch article Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them. Here’s the original article: https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/29/facebook-project-atlas/
Should I do more of these?
Nov 11, 2018 • 0 min
This was an experiment. Should I do more of these?
Marah Lidey from Shine talks about unapologetically wanting to be rich and successful
Nov 8, 2018 • 4 min
I Want to Be Rich and I’m Not Sorry https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/28/opinion/sunday/women-want-to-be-rich.html
Hunter Walk on the Walmart of Heroin
Nov 7, 2018 • 5 min
Trapped by the ‘Walmart of Heroin’ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/magazine/kensington-heroin-opioid-philadelphia.html
Phil Toronto talks about investing in restaurants as a real estate play
Nov 6, 2018 • 5 min
Why Momofuku’s Billionaire Investor Is Aggressively Funding NYC’s Top Restaurants https://ny.eater.com/2018/10/5/17938682/rse-ventures-stephen-ross-matt-higgins-momofuku-milk-bar-and-pizza-bluestone-lane-resy
Allison Behringer on the unlikely politics of digital contraceptives.
Nov 5, 2018 • 5 min
The Unlikely Politics of a Digital Contraceptive https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/the-unlikely-politics-of-a-digital-contraceptive
Nathan Bashaw on whether the education system adequately serves advanced students
Nov 2, 2018 • 5 min
Does the Education System Adequately Serve Advanced Students? http://slatestarcodex.com/2018/09/04/acc-entry-does-the-education-system-adequately-serve-advanced-students/
Margot Boyer-Dry on dressing pioneer chic
Nov 1, 2018 • 5 min
Pioneer Women Are Roaming the City https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/12/style/prairie-woman-style-batsheva-doen.html
Caitlin Strandberg on the importance of R.L. Stine scaring the hell out of children
Oct 30, 2018 • 3 min
R.L. Stine on the Importance of Scaring the Hell Out of Children https://medium.com/s/youthnow/r-l-stine-on-the-importance-of-scaring-the-hell-out-of-children-7214cda05c14
Niv Dror on how much $ VCs make
Oct 29, 2018 • 5 min
This Is How Much VCs Are Paid https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/14/this-is-how-much-vcs-are-paid/
Mike Mignano on what’s next for podcasting
Oct 28, 2018 • 5 min
What’s next for podcasting? The industry is taking the first steps toward paid subscriptions and exclusive content https://techcrunch.com/2018/10/25/whats-next-for-podcasting-subscriptions-and-exclusives/
Nir Eyal on the strange consequences of the placebo effect
Oct 25, 2018 • 5 min
On the book, “Suggestible You” https://www.suggestibleyou.com/
Maya Prohovnik — on em dashes
Oct 25, 2018 • 3 min
When to Use—and Not Use—an Em-Dash https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/when-to-use-and-not-use-an-em-dash
Erik Berlin on China’s hardware hack, maybe the “biggest case of espionage of all-time”
Oct 24, 2018 • 5 min
The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies
Naomi Hirabayashi on why bedtimes are important
Oct 23, 2018 • 5 min
Every Adult Should Have a Bedtime https://www.thecut.com/2018/09/having-a-regular-bedtime-is-good-for-you.html
PB2 (Peter Boyce II) — on Zagat’s brand throughout time
Oct 21, 2018 • 4 min
Remember Zagat? The iconic burgundy guidebook that helped shape the modern consumer era is back https://www.fastcompany.com/90227760/remember-zagat-the-iconic-burgundy-guidebook-that-helped-shape-the-modern-consumer-era-is-back
Product Hunt’s Ryan Hoover on micropayments in Amazon Alexa skills
Oct 18, 2018 • 2 min
Alexa skills can now offer one-time-use purchases, like in-game hints or points https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/25/alexa-skills-can-now-offer-one-time-use-purchases-like-in-game-hints-or-points/
Leah Culver on Facebook giving access to Shadow contact information
Oct 18, 2018 • 3 min
Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information https://gizmodo.com/facebook-is-giving-advertisers-access-to-your-shadow-co-1828476051
Nisha Dua from BBG Ventures on the Existential void of the pop-up ‘Experience’
Oct 16, 2018 • 4 min
The Existential Void of the Pop-Up ‘Experience’ https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/26/arts/color-factory-museum-of-ice-cream-rose-mansion-29rooms-candytopia.html
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Every weekday morning Matt Hartman talks to one person about one article that they found interesting. Why read articles when Matt’s friends can just tell you what’s in ‘em?