2016-07-03 1 min read




Wayfinding & Strategy.

  • Autodesk acquired Cadsoft Eagle. This makes a ton of sense and is a real power move.
  • Y Combinator is not working on crazy libertarian utopias for techies.
  • Research shows that people want autonomous cars to decide based on utilitarian ethics - unless they're personally involved.
  • With natural gas down, rigs in the North Sea are shutting down - and wind farms are popping up.

Making & Manufacturing.

Distribution & Logistics.

Inspection & Testing.

  • A good retrospective on a bike clothing brand who struggled to sustain itself due to the complications and costs of running on US manufacturing.


Credit to Tarik and Jon for sending links this week. If you see something, send something :)


On the (world's biggest) airplane that Paul Allen's
space company is building.

Love, Spencer.

p.s. - We should be better friends. Send me a note - coffee's on me :)

Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright
Spencer Wright is the (mostly accidental) founder of Scope of Work, which he started writing (as The Prepared) in 2013. Today he serves as its editor-in-chief and chief dilettante.
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