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Sometimes You’re The Datadog, Sometimes You’re The Hydrant

The history of cloud computing, how DevOps and Observability became so big, and the fate of Datadog

11 🔒 Aug 13, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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The Jet.com Obituary

The brand couldn’t compete against Amazon, but the acquihire was worth it for Walmart

10 May 29, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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New York Times: Investing In The Long Term

A review of the Q2 earnings: growth in digital subscriptions, a fall in advertising, and a decline in APRU due to long-term investing.

9 🔒 Aug 7, 2020 by Adam Keesling

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A Local News Revival

How product, marketing, and cost innovations create a massive opportunity

8 🔒 Jan 30, 2021 by Adam Keesling

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Curated: Expert Shopping Advice, Online

A three-sided marketplace to bring specialty retail to the internet

7 Jun 3, 2020 by Adam Keesling