Book Notes: ‘The Upstarts,’ by Brad Stone

From time to time I share notes about the books I’ve been reading, or have revisited recently after many years. These posts are meant to help me remember what I’ve learned, and to point out titles I think are worth consulting. They’re neither formal book reviews nor comprehensive book summaries, but I hope you find […]

By Me Yesterday: Singapore’s Reviewing Airbnb-Related Regulations

The story begins: Singapore is reviewing guidelines governing the kind of short-term rentals used by home sharing companies like Airbnb, underscoring the regulatory uncertainties the fast-growing startup faces as it expands abroad. At question in wealthy, tightly controlled Singapore: Should home owners be allowed to rent out their residences for short periods of time, as […]