Reading List 2/4 - 2/10

This week looks at controversies at Instacart and DoorDash, possible changes in MLB rules, French battlefields in WWI and WWII, & Google/Facebook lock-in.

Why No One Really Quits Google or Facebook

People are so used to getting stuff for free, not many seem to be willing to pay for services that often don’t suck up so much of your data.

The Real “No-Go Zone” of France: A Forbidden No Man’s Land Poisoned by War

Interesting article with pictures of an area in France where the scars and remnants of the 2 World Wars keep people out.

MLB and Players Discussing Rule Changes that Could Alter the Game

For baseball fans, some of these ideas are pretty big, but who knows what might end up making it into the game.

Instacart and DoorDash’s Tip Policies are Delivering Outrage

I’ve never used either service, but I’d be mad as hell if I knew that my tips were subsidizing the costs the company’s pay for labor. I understand that many in the service industries rely on tips to hit minimum wages, but my tips shouldn’t lower the base rate.