Daily Briefing: October 24

The stat, quote and read you need to start your day.

Stat

WFH saves Americans a ton of time every day- 60 million hours to be exact, which is according to research from the New York Fed. So what do we do with all that extra time? Most people said they spend it catching up on sleep or just enjoying life in general. Younger folk tend to use their newfound freedom by going out more often and meeting up with friends at restaurants and bars.

Quote

“Cars will become our next living rooms.”

Mark Grether, Uber's head of advertising, is confident that the company can turn your next ride into a nonstop commercial for Corona. He spoke to the WSJ about Uber's brand-new ad business, which will use data from your ride history and current destination to sell you relevant products. The company expects to make $1 billion in revenue from advertising by 2024.

Read

The story behind those “this is your brain on drugs” ads. (JSTOR Daily)

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