Hi, Insiders. I’m Shona Ghosh, a deputy executive editor for Insider in the UK. I’m filling in for Nicholas Carlson.
I’ve been fascinated by the debate around people doing “fake work” in Big Tech. These companies sucked up so much talent during the boom years that there wasn’t enough work to go around. So everyone filled their time with meetings. That’s the view of Keith Rabois, an investor who thinks thousands of employees at Google and Facebook do, well, nothing.
For over two decades, the dense metropolises of the Northeast, California, and the Pacific Northwest attracted people with jobs in high-growth industries like tech and finance. But that era has come to an end –– at least for now.
This interstate battle for people is already taking shape — and Florida is schooling the competition. For other states to compete, they will need to pay attention to what the Sunshine State is doing right
The war against TikTok is a giant distraction. TikTok is a particularly effective scapegoat in Washington’s anti-China rhetoric, but some politicians say there’s a larger issue: safeguarding Americans’ data across all apps. Go deeper.
“I took an office-personality quiz — it turns out I’m a caged butterfly.” Insider’s Rebecca Knight says she “didn’t need The Times to remind me that I’m an extremely extroverted person who works all by herself all day,” but as a remote worker she’s willing to make that trade-off. Read more.
Want to retire on time? Be sure to capitalize on market crashes. Stock-market declines can create bargain-buying opportunities for investors looking to generate long-term wealth. Many millennials are still looking for their first chance to do this — here are some tips.
“I was a die-hard Apple iPad fan for over a decade. Not anymore.” Former Apple exec Michael Gartenberg’s iPad used to be his constant travel companion, more used than his laptop. But he’s grown frustrated and has mostly discarded it — and he’s not the only one.
A man built a three-bedroom home out of two passenger airplanes. Joe Axline bought land in a private airport in Texas and two retired jets to create his dream home — and it costs only $200 a month to run. See inside.
See how a couple uses their $425,000 tiny home in their backyard. They’ve used their two-bedroom accessory dwelling unit for everything from overnight guests to an office — to their daughter’s wedding. Check it out.
A chicken-and-egg problem
Why the US is considering vaccinating millions of chickens. A flu outbreak has killed 200 million birds since early 2022. It’s the biggest bird-flu outbreak in US history. Here’s how it’s affecting egg prices.
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