Sequoia’s transformation of its venture capital model is actually a shift from financial capital to productive capital
Zillow’s halt in buying new homes is a reminder that core competency can out-compete an Aggregator’s advantage; then, feedback on crypto and energy.
Quick notes on Apple’s MacBook Pro event, then a discussion of why there is a Bitcoin Futures ETF but not one for Bitcoin itself.
The current technological revolution is probably still in deployment, not mature; cypto, meanwhile, is waiting on a key input. Then, the Stratechery publishing schedule is undergoing a big change.
Carlota Perez documents technological revolutions, and thinks we’re in the middle of the current one; what, though, if we are nearing its maturation? Is crypto next?
Understanding the roots of China’s power shortages and its impact on tech; then, why China’s Bitcoin crackdown is good for Bitcoin
Discussion about China’s tech crackdown, the impact on entrepreneurship, and the difference between hard tech and consumer tech.
More on tech epochs, including why Coinbase’s regulatory battles — which it will likely lose — are evidence it is an app-platform, the opposite of crypto’s decentralization promise.
Centralized control is useful at the beginning of an economy, but limits innovation in the long run. That is as true for China as it is for the App Store.
Taylor Swift, like Dave Chappelle, is leveraging the power of the Internet to take control of their art.