We need to design a system that embraces this technological future and taxes the assets that will make up most of the value in that world–companies and land–in order to fairly distribute some of the… Open at source
If everyone owns a slice of American value creation, everyone will want America to do better: collective equity in innovation and in the success of the country will align our incentives. The new social contract will be a floor for everyone in exchange for a ceiling for no one, and a shared belief that technology can and must deliver a virtuous circle of societal wealth.
4 min read · Mar 16th · We need to design a system that embraces this technological future and taxes the assets that will make up most of the value in that world–companies and land–in order to fairly distribute some of the…
A great future isn’t complicated: we need technology to create more wealth, and policy to fairly distribute it. Everything necessary will be cheap, and everyone will have enough money to be able to afford it.
The world will change so rapidly and drastically that an equally drastic change in policy will be needed to distribute this wealth and enable more people to pursue the life they want.
On a zoomed-out time scale, technological progress follows an exponential curve.
7 min read · Jun 15th · Only 15 months ago — March 13, 2020 — COVID-19 became a national emergency in the United States. My assumption at the time was that COVID lockdowns could extend as long as five years, the previous…
Telemedicine has been technologically viable for two decades, but COVID provided the final push for insurance reimbursement and therefore mass adoption
The most amazing COVID technology story has to be the vaccines
The prospect of a second Great Depression was very real, as reflected in the stock market collapse of early 2020. But then, a miracle happened — a technological miracle. Much of the economy kept operating, and in fact many parts of the economy started operating even better under lockdown than before.
2 min read · From 2016 · “A company that is design-centric prioritizes the user experience and celebrates new ideas. This company isn't okay with leaving well enough alone, but always seeks improvement. They proactively…
This article looks at how the rise of generative design and AI software agents may make it easier for non traditional designers (execs, engineers and PMs) to affect design decisions. When this happens, what does this mean for design as a distinct profession?