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On Being A Principal Engineer

I bought and read The Manager’s Path by the awesome Camille Fournier when it first came out. At the time, I was a senior Database Engineer aspiring to become a principal engineer in my organization.

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stratechery.com

The Value Chain Constraint

On June 16, 2017, minutes after Amazon announced it was buying Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion, grocery store stocks fell through the floor; from MarketWatch (emphasis mine): Shares of grocery stores took an unexpected hit Friday as investors reeled from the news that Amazon.com Inc.

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www.nytimes.com

Do Not Disturb: How I Ditched My Phone and Unbroke My Brain

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you’re anything like me — and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphones are concerned — you have one, too.

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blog.nuzzel.com

Scroll is Acquiring Nuzzel

A note from Tony Haile, CEO of Scroll TL;DR Scroll is acquiring Nuzzel The core service isn’t going to change beyond removing the ads We’re spinning out the media intelligence business What’s happening with Nuzzel? Scroll is acquiring Nuzzel.

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stratechery.com

The AWS Question, Facebook and Unity, HoloLens 2

Stratechery.com is supported by subscriptions to the Daily Update. The Daily Update consists of substantial analysis of the news of the day (~1800 words) delivered via three daily emails in addition to the free weekly article (four total articles per week).

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Walmart’s Earnings, Walmart’s Grocery Business, Amazon’s Grocery Stumbles

Stratechery.com is supported by subscriptions to the Daily Update. The Daily Update consists of substantial analysis of the news of the day (~1800 words) delivered via three daily emails in addition to the free weekly article (four total articles per week).

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Box’s Earnings, Box’s Microsoft Problem, Dropbox’s Earnings

Stratechery.com is supported by subscriptions to the Daily Update. The Daily Update consists of substantial analysis of the news of the day (~1800 words) delivered via three daily emails in addition to the free weekly article (four total articles per week).

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