18-year-old tech enthusiast/work in progress. All things STEM, business, and behaviour.


The 200 IQ strategies that made Among Us win quarantine

screenshot of character from Among Us game
screenshot of character from Among Us game

Yeah heartbreak sucks, but have you ever been murdered by your bro outside of cams? (Looking at you, Ariful). If you don’t know what the hell I’m talking about, you probably haven’t heard of Among Us.

animated image of group of characters from Among Us
animated image of group of characters from Among Us

Among Us is an online multiplayer party game like Werewolf or Mafia. It’s been downloaded 100 million times and has the population of Italy in terms of daily active players (60 million).

Fall Guys is another online multiplayer party game that saw an explosion in popularity recently but seems to have lost some of its momentum — unlike Among Us, which seems to be here to stay. …

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Which companies are best positioned to take advantage of the new virtual healthcare wave?

I turned 18 recently which means I’ll soon have to face the most terrifying challenge of adulthood — making my own doctor’s appointments. (AHHHHHHH).

But a crisis is a terrible thing to waste — and telehealth got the memo. Virtual care adoption is skyrocketing like SpaceX’s chunky Starhopper, and these companies may be pulling it forward (in no particular order):

  1. Livongo
  2. Teladoc
  3. Propeller
  4. Omada
  5. Ro

Regulations have been relaxed, secrets spilled, and hearts broken (I assume), but it’s here — the age of telemedicine. Let’s get some definitions out of the way first:

  1. Telehealth/telemedicine: some form of bilateral communication between patients and their physicians. …


Velodyne’s going public: explaining LIDAR and special-purpose acquisition companies

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Velodyne is a startup that specializes in Light Detection and Ranging tech, or LIDAR for short— it’s a good position to be in, especially since they’ll be the ones supplying our autonomous vehicle overlords in the future.

They’re going public via a special-purpose acquisition company — condensable to the oh-so-sexy acronym SPAC — called Graf Industrial Corp. And we can expect many hardware/autonomous vehicles startups going down this path in the future.

Okay, I just threw an Irish stew of information at your brain. …

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