Episode 053 — Connect the Dots

We start with Volkswagen, then mortgages, then Ben’s time in Taiwan, and finally end with a critique of the Apple Watch. It all makes sense in the end. Hopefully.

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  • Adam Lashinsky: How Apple Words — Fortune
  • Lauren Martin: If You Have Savings in Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong — Elite Daily
  • Steve Jobs: Stanford Commencement Speech — Stanford News
  • Rita McGrath: The End of Competitive Advantage — Amazon
  • Ben Thompson: Apple Watch: Asking Why and Saying No — Stratechery


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