The future is not completely unpredictable. Many of the most powerful economic and political trends in this country can be found inside an Amazon warehouse. And what happens to the workers there will say a lot about our collective future.
In the 15 years I worked at Toys “R” Us, I sometimes leaked information about video game sales and posted them on message boards. I even took games home early to try them and then post impressions, which was very much against the rules. I did this because I’ve always been excited about video games and because,…
Yesterday, LaVar and Lonzo Ball unveiled the ZO2—the first sneaker from the semi-eponymous Big Baller Brand. The Balls came out with their own kicks because every major sneaker company had passed on signing Lonzo Ball, who is expected to be a high first-round pick in this year’s NBA Draft.