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Rishi Taparia - Issue #88

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This week we explore the tech and people that power Swiggy’s delivery service in India, Venmo pushing
 

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April 21 · Issue #88 · View online
These are my notes on the week’s news, tidbits from around the web, plus any new blog posts of mine. You'll find a lot about commerce, retail, the future of work, as well as some fun and more random tidbits here and there. Enjoy! To learn more visit rishitaparia.com

This week we explore the tech and people that power Swiggy’s delivery service in India, Venmo pushing a credit card (really…), the cost efficiencies of renewables, pigs coming back from the dead (well, sort of) and more. Enjoy!

Commerce
The tech that makes Swiggy tick — and what’s coming next​
To Woo Shoppers, Stores Are Accepting Competitors’ Returns
The Logistics of Girl Scout Cookies: Suitcases, Pallets, Mom’s Garage
American retailers already announced 6,000 store closures this year. That's more than all of last year
FinTech
Venmo’s Latest Effort to Turn a Profit: Credit Cards
India expected to surpass the UK for second place in payment card fraud
Climate and Energy
The Third Phase of Clean Energy Will Be the Most Disruptive Yet
Wall Street is reckoning with the risks of climate change
Watch Lil Dicky's 'Earth' Video, With Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Leonardo DiCaprio
Random Tidbits
Pig Brains Partly Revived By Scientists Hours After Animals Died
Why LBJ Biographer Robert Caro Still Writes 1000-Page Books by Hand
Michael Lewis Enters the Podcasting Game With ‘Against the Rules’
Quote I’m thinking about: “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” - Muhammad Ali
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