Reading List 2/18 - 3/3

2 weeks combined this time as I was in NYC last weekend. This week I read about loot boxes, whistle blowing, YouTube conspiracies and more.

How Loot Boxes Hooked Gamers and Left Regulators Spinning

I’m no fan of loot boxes, I much prefer just playing the game.

The Personal Toll of Whistle-Blowing

Blowing the whistle is never easy, and those that do have quite a bit to deal with.

Can impeachment appear legitimate in a hyper-partisan universe?

People often just say that it’s the opponents trying to undo the will of the people.

YouTube Unleashed a Conspiracy Theory Boom. Can It Be Contained?

YouTube wants to limit the reach of conspiracy theories. Will they really go after some of their biggest YouTube stars?

Why I Write CSS in Javascript

I’m not sure that I have a strong opinion on this yet, but the React tutorial I’m going through uses Styled Components and I definitely see the utility.

Why no Wall Street CEO went to jail after the financial crisis

A little background on the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis and why no one went to jail.

The Dropout Podcast

An amazing podcast series talking about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos.