This just might be the best thing you read today. “This virus has been, both literally and metaphorically, a disease of modernity. Why? Because It attacks via the vectors of modernity: trade linkages, obesity, diabetes, air travel, mass transportation, urban density, social media, etc. Understanding long-run change requires understanding where modernity itself is under threat, … Continue reading [05.18.2020] Signals
In this episode of Stuck@Om, I chat with my friend Paul Kedrosky, an investor, blogger and a deep thinker. He was very quick to recognize the potential threat and ramifications of the coronavirus as news was emerging about the strange flu in Wuhan. 1 In our conversation, Paul notes that he’s pretty happy with the … Continue reading [Podcast] Stuck@Om with Paul Kedrosky
I couldn’t sleep so I started cleaning up my photo library and decided to upload some photos to my Flickr account. And while there, I ended up looking at some old photos. And I stumbled onto this one — with me, Paul Kedrosky and Matt Mullenweg. Mathew Ingram took that photo. I went to the … Continue reading Down the memory lane
Comedians use #hashtags as part of their standup routines. Companies have made #hashtags part of their marketing campaigns. Content companies use #hashtags for events and of course, Square has made #hashtags literally money! I was talking to Scott Beale about the ghost of the web past, when Square announced $Cashtags, which is essentially a unique identifier that enables anyone … Continue reading I’ll HashTag That!