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.
NFTs are useful not simply because they are unique, but because they are an easy-to-understand way to understand the importance of blockchains.
Information on the Internet is conveyed by memes, which can be anything and everything. The real world impacts are only now being understood.
Coinbase and Spotify are both grappling with political questions, which is something all companies should prepare for.
Facebook announced Facebook Pay, which is far different from Libra. Then, Google is apparently getting into checking, which leads to a question of motivations: each of the tech companies are approaching financial services from a different angle.