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I’m Johnnie Yu , a twenty-something year old consumer investor, brand nerd, and futurist currently living and working in New York City ● I invest at Listen by day 🌞 and sometimes create by night 🌚. If you’re building something cool, say hello ✌︎


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  • Pretty Boys (David Yi)
  • Funny Weather (Olivia Laing)
  • Trick Mirror (Jia Tolentino)


Screenshot #2: How Video Transformed the World

Screenshot #1: The Television Set is a Case Study on “Culture Shift.”

Cyborgs in Crisis: Why Animated Cyborgs Reimagine the Post-Human

Space as a Medium for Remix: Museum of Modern Art’s 2019 Renovation

Hollywood’s Silent Era Stars and American Consumerism

History of Big Data: From Analog to Digital

Hu Die And Shanghai: A Modern Metropolitan’s First Movie Star.

‘Cloud Atlas’ and Hollywood: How Casting Plays a Role in Race-making through Mainstream Cinema.