Where finance and media intersect with reality


The Kylie Jenner PJ indicator

They say if it floats, flies or [EXPLETIVE], don’t buy it: the expense of maintaining yachts and private jets can be far more expensive than buying the assets. Hence, ownership of such assets ends up a domain of not just the wealthy, but the ridiculously wealthy. And yet, the funny thing about yachts and private […]

Why digital independence is as important as energy independence

Or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the smartphone Imagine waking up one day and, as you do, lazily extending your groggy hands to grab your trusty smartphone. However, there are no notifications, no icons with unread messages, and the little header on your screen has an exclamation mark indicating no internet. Curious. […]

In the Blind Spot (TikTok, Syria, Ukrainian biolabs)

This edition of the Blind Spot Wrap was compiled by Dario Garcia Giner. Money and market matters: Reuters reports that the European Union will amend sanctions on Moscow to stop bottlenecks in global supplies of foods and fertilisers. Nord Stream 1 pipeline is set to continue flows of gas into Europe on time after the […]