Tesla, software and disruption

Benedict Evans is a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a leading venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. This piece is a deep dive into the automotive industry, comparing the incumbents (Ford, GM, et al) with the disruptor (Tesla), and searching for insights in other industries that have already seen disruption (mobile phones, desktop and laptop computers).

How Rudy Giuliani Turned Into Trump’s Clown

Jeffrey Toobin’s profile of Rudy Giuliani is full of political insight, but also contains a healthy dose of revealing anecdotes – such as those about life at Giuliani’s favourite cigar club, complete with Alec Baldwin’s description of “Republican Manhattan”.

The Great Chinese Art Heist

An investigation into a series of thefts of Chinese art from museums around the world examines the rumours in some quarters that they are being ordered by the Chinese government, in an attempt to repatriate their looted artistic heritage.