A quick reaction after reading Rory Stewart’s “Can Intervention Work?”
USV’s Albert Wenger inspired me to scoop up a used ThinkPad, boot install Linux, and see if I could peel myself away from the walled gardens of Apple and Microsoft (for fun, if not for work). It has been decades since I used the terminal / command line in MS DOS to search directories and …
A lesson from my Dad that sat fallow for years until today.
Last spring, an editor at one of the big newspapers asked me to send in an opinion piece if an idea hit me.
Snippets from the conclusion to Georges Lefebvre’s “The Coming of the French Revolution.”
Some quick thoughts on why ‘the ownership economy’ is the work of our generation
Nine of my favorite reads from 2020.
Will the credential of a university degree be valuable in 15 years?
A lot is happening very quickly. The initial conditions at the onset of the pandemic — in domestic and international political economy — are quite germane. And the extraordinary scale, scope, and speed of the monetary and fiscal responses carry a slew of long-term consequences — some known, some unknown; some intended, some not so much. It’s all quite …
The fine line between stamina and stupidity.