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The Plague-Ground – The rise (and shine) of a near-dead medium.

Surely the Letter to Shareholders is one of the most torpid prose forms in any language. Written by an organization's CEO, it precedes the annual financial statements and is written in code. "Losses" become "negative growth." A "challenging…

The Plague-Ground: Daddy, tell me the one about the virus again.

Like you, I’m growing numb to the torrent of advice about how the world can/will/must change after the fog lifts.  Looking at pictures then and now of Venice with its pristine canals and Delhi with its crystal-clear air, makes me…