In a deal without any tax credits or other financial incentives, Amazon has signed a lease for new office space in Midtown Manhattan less than a year after scrapping plans to locate its second headquarters in New York City.
Erick SchonfeldAmazon leasing 335,000 square feet for 1,500 employees in Manhattan is significant, but it’s not anywhere near the size of what HQ2 would have been (with 25,000 new jobs). These two are not equivalent.
This week Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech in which he extolled “giving everyone a voice” and fighting “to uphold a wide a definition of freedom of expression as possible.” That sounds great, of course! Freedom of expression is a cornerstone, if not...
Erick Schonfeld“What you read on Facebook is determined entirely by Facebook’s algorithm, which elides much — censors much, ... — and amplifies little.”
August 19, 2019: Erick Schonfeld posted an article on LinkedIn
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