The weekly technology and culture newsletter

Codebrief is a free weekly newsletter exploring how technology is reshaping culture, retail, fashion, and the rest of the human experience. There’s a ton of great content on the internet – the trouble now is wading through all the bullshit. Codebrief provides a weekly roundup of the best stories from around the internet, analyzing how technology is impacting culture, retail, and the rest of our society, with a little commentary to synthesize it all and identify the trends of the moment.

Still not sure? Check out past issues below. 

Recent issues:

Platforms are like doctors, A day with Bezos, AI poetry from a lion

Amazon Go Opens in Chicago

The Technology and Culture Sights You Need to Know

Platforms are the New Corporation; Technology and Basketball

How Social Media Influences Everything, from Architecture to the Outdoors

Patents, Spotify, and Incentivizing Innovation

The Bundle is Back

Mr. Zuck Goes to Washington

Welcome to Codebrief

Facebook Unbundled

Beyond Facebook Analytica: Privacy Law Explained

Spotify, Copyright and the Death of the Album

Ring’s Patents and Amazon’s Everything Ambitions

When a “Sex Trafficking” Bill Actually Makes Sex Trafficking Worse

Ad Blockers, AT&T and Weird Antitrust Questions

Bourgeois Culture is Dead, So Let’s Stop Talking About It

Uber, Waymo and the Future of Transportation-as-a-Service

Local News Is Dead; Long Live Local News

Apple, Not Amazon, Will Be the Tech Giant to Disrupt Healthcare

This Patent Explains Why Alexa Won’t Be Listening to Her Own Super Bowl Commercial

What Do Amazon’s Patents Tell Us about Its Healthcare Ambitions?

Amazon Health: Enrollment 1 Million

Big Tech as the Solution to a Government Shutdown

The Facebook “Fix”

Why Zuckerberg’s Resolution to “Fix” Facebook Should Scare You

HQ Trivia Should Fail, and That’s Good