The Weekly Edge — Issue #5


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Interactive Storytelling on Netflix —

The modern Choose Your Own Adventure Book. I could see gaining ground quickly. Just like filmmakers now film all of the “extras” for the DVD release, etc., now they will start filming alternate scenes. Awesome.

Long Reads

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Apple Should Get Into Primary Care —

This is actually a brilliant idea. Imagine doctors and hospitals implementing Apple Health like merchants do Apple Pay. Go to the doc, touch your Apple Watch, and all your medical records and history appear. I’d buy that for a dollar!

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A week in the life of Elon Musk and how he spends his time at companies from SpaceX to Tesla —

If you’re Elon Musk, you may have spent your week running two multi-billion dollar companies, three side hustles, daydreaming about Mars, carving out time to see five sons, and perhaps even a romantic dinner.

New Products


Introducing Prime Wardrobe —

I pretty much only wear t-shirts and shorts these days but I think this is another big win for Amazon.

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National Playing Cards —

Most people don’t know this but I collect desks of playing cards. I love these new Nationals.

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Phone Vanish —

And when I started collecting playing cards, I ran across Theory 11, which also sells magic tricks, really great magic tricks. This is one of the newest ones. I know a certain prankster who would go all in on a good magic trick.


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A Quick Tour of Elon Musk’s Rocket Factory —


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