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The World’s Best Stablecoin Has Advice for Newbies

The celestial algorithm that keeps the moon in its orbit around the earth clearly works a lot better than the one that governed Luna and Terra.

Elon Musk Misses the Big Picture on Lithium Mining

Elon Musk has a suggestion for entrepreneurs: Get into lithium mining for juicy margins. It’s a pithy recommendation, but it fails to grasp the complicated challenges for producing more of the metal. Soaring lithium prices have dampened the excitement around electric vehicles.

If a Company Responds to Social Pressure, That’s Progress

In last week’s newsletter, I had a conversation with the philosopher Olúfẹ́mi O.