Hey friends, it’s your All Tech blogger and tech + culture reporter Elise Hu, and I’m en route to Las Vegas to report on Zappos founder/CEO Tony Hsieh and his vision to revive the urban core of Las Vegas. Before a reporting trip, I try to prep with as much background as possible, and NPR’s research librarians are generous in helping all of us reporters get read up. They sent me 54 pages of stories from the last two years about Hsieh’s Downtown project, which I am reading through on the way out there. Here’s the one I’m reading now, from Slate.
We’re on the road again, this time in Las Vegas. Follow NPR’s Elise Hu as she reports on Zappos founder/CEO Tony Hsieh.
So many feels about this and practically none are that great
* original image taken from René Magritte’s photomontage Je ne vois pas la [femme] cachée dans la forêt, 1929, featuring portraits of surrealists with their eyes closed. The portrait is of Magritte himself.