In this episode we first defend surge pricing before continuing our debate from last week: is society better off when corporations try to innovate, or would we be better off if we left the innovation to startups? Your answer to this question may change your opinion of Silicon Valley.
- Nick Kokonas: Tickets for Restaurants – Alinea Restaurant
- James Allworth: Heavy Rain and Black Cars – Medium
Note: In the podcast I talk about owning Microsoft stock; to be clear that was while I was an employee. As a matter of policy I do not currently hold any individual stocks. Also, this podcast was recorded before Satya Nadella’s recent strategy memo, which I analyzed in today’s Daily Update (members only)