The Incredibles must discover the fortitude to push through and say no to those who want to bury talent in a thicket of mediocracy.
We are probably being overly confident in claiming that the great merit of crypto is disintermediation of all things. That probably won’t happen.
This is a fight between two political parties and groups desiring to have control of the same governmental machinery for the purpose of planning and directing people’s economic and social affairs in one way rather than another.
The say that you have in the market is always real and effective.
The argument that politics is controlled by some of the wealthy and run for their benefit is largely correct, but the conclusion should be that we should restrict their opportunity to do this by limiting politics and government, not that we should expand them.
George Gilder's recent book might be his biggest seller yet, and this is after a career of rocking both the intellectual and political worlds with visionary works that have anticipated and then defined the technological and policy trends of the times. His book is Life After Google, and its focus is on the rise of decentralization in what he called the Cyrptocon. He explains why the tech giant's business model may not work in the future and how the cryptocon will provide a replacement.
Producers, on average, capture a 2.2 percent of the total benefits of their successful introduction into markets of technological advances. A whopping 97.8 percent of those benefits are enjoyed by people each of whom as a consumer did nothing other than exercise his right to spend his money on those options that he judges best for himself.
Twenty years from now, people will look back at our current practices of exclusive ownership and storage with bewilderment. They will wonder what life was like before platforms made our lives richer, better, and less wasteful.
The singer should become more educated as to how the number one perpetrator of racism in her state operates. And when that day comes then perhaps she will be using her star power to be part of the call for complete criminal justice reform — an even more meaningful political revolution.
Remember when Republicans under the previous President fought for some semblance of fiscal responsibility and for a return to regular order in the budget-making process? That time is long gone.
The violent hatreds, tribalisms, acts of revenge, and never-ending escalation of the war between left and right (and between races, religions, sexes, and classes) are exactly what you would expect to get when you attempt to organize life according to the zero-sum game that is politics.