Derek Thompson

Staff writer, The Atlantic

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Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he covers economics, business and technology. He is the author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction.

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The “millennial subsidy economy” is over, and many tech companies are changing their business models that have become unprofitable, says Atlantic writer Derek Thompson.

US economy relied on tech businesses. Inflation is changing that

The “millennial subsidy economy” is over, and many tech companies are changing their business models that have become unprofitable, says Atlantic writer Derek Thompson.

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For many atheists the connection to the outside world; to nature, wildlife and humanity provides comfort and wonder.

Is America losing its religion? Diana Nyad and Derek Thompson on non-belief

For many atheists the connection to the outside world; to nature, wildlife and humanity provides comfort and wonder.

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A lot of businesses are trying to lure people back by hyping intense deep cleaning policies. Gyms are scrubbing down equipment between each use.

Deep cleaning surfaces: Does that protect people from COVID-19?

A lot of businesses are trying to lure people back by hyping intense deep cleaning policies. Gyms are scrubbing down equipment between each use.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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