Republican activist investors attempt shareholder revolt against Twitter’s Jack Dorsey

A company called Elliott Management is attempting the takeover, because they think Wall Street will value Twitter more highly with Jack Dorsey out of the picture.

Elliott Management hasn’t done what activist investors typically do: which is threaten the company to change some of their company structure and policies before they attempt to take over. Instead, their going straight for Jack Dorsey.

Peter Thiel’s Syllabus: Part One – Intro

Christian Patterson2019-02-12Underground MallIf you read my old blog (I'm assuming you didn't), you would know I wrote a lot about Peter Thiel. I plan on writing about him a lot more on this blog, and just haven't yet. I don't use this lightly, because I always avoid reducing my politics to something mystical, and I … Continue reading Peter Thiel’s Syllabus: Part One – Intro

HBO’s Silicon Valley and the moralization of capital

Christian Patterson 2018-10-02 Underground Mall I have been watching HBO's show Silicon Valley lately. I'd never seen it before, and it's pretty good. Just a warning, I'm going to briefly describe my opinion on the show's quality, then quickly transition into analysis. For one, I'm a much bigger fan of the conventional sitcom "Set up-->punchline-->laugh … Continue reading HBO’s Silicon Valley and the moralization of capital