Wall Street Rule for the #MeToo Era: Avoid Women at All Cost – Bloomberg

No more dinners with female colleagues. Don’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-03/a-wall-street-rule-for-the-metoo-era-avoid-women-at-all-cost

Finally, he landed on the solution: “Just try not to be an asshole.”

That’s pretty much the bottom line, said Ron Biscardi, chief executive officer of Context Capital Partners. “It’s really not that hard.”

Seems pretty straight forward fellas.

What’s next for marketplace startups? Reinventing the $10 trillion service economy, that’s what.

The companies mentioned in this essay just scratch the surface of regulated industries. You can imagine a marketplace for every service that is regulated, with unique features and attributes designed to optimize for the customer and provider needs for that industry. (A full list of regulated professions in the US can be found here.) We fully expect more Airbnb- and rideshare-sized outcomes in the service economy.
— Read on andrewchen.co/how-marketplaces-will-reinvent-the-service-economy/

Good reading. Hard to get my brain around how this creates jobs instead of replacing them or causing more Uber effect. Where people get work at lower rates with higher self costs.

Avoiding the Lock-in Effect in WordPress – Nelio Software

The lock-in effect in WordPress is the dependency that certain themes and plugins add when using them. If you decide to change to a new one, your contents or parts of your design will disappear or break in an unrecoverable way. As with telephone services and the other examples I’ve given you before, some WordPress themes or plugins “sell” their usefulness in a very practical and beautiful way, but what they don’t tell you is that you are mortgaging yourself when using them, because if you replace them, you will have to re-create all your content from scratch.
— Read on neliosoftware.com/blog/lock-in-effect-wordpress/amp/