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Staying Human in a Machine Age

Staying Human in a Machine Age | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
This was my commencement speech to the University of California at Santa Cruz Crown College June 2014.My sincere thanks to Provost Ferguson, Professors, Crown College Graduates, Parents and Staff for
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Dynamism or stasis: Which will America choose? A Q&A with Virginia Postrel - AEI

It has been nearly twenty years since the prescient publication of “The Future and its Enemies,” in which Virginia Postrel painted a picture of a world riven by clash between “dynamism” and “stasism”. After the 2016 election, it's increasingly relevant. What do we need to do to remain dynamists in an increasingly stasist world?
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Globalization, Mechanization, & Political Stability

Globalization, Mechanization, & Political Stability | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Economic stresses and changes are tearing apart the social fabric
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Industrial Revolution Comparisons Aren't Comforting

Industrial Revolution Comparisons Aren't Comforting | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
More automation may be good in the long run, but history tells us there'll be turmoil along the way.
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Why Silicon Valley Wouldn’t Work Without Immigrants

Why Silicon Valley Wouldn’t Work Without Immigrants | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
To get the very best people in the world, tech companies must look beyond American shores.
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Startup Management » The Theory of a Blockchain Circular Economy and the Future of Work

Startup Management » The Theory of a Blockchain Circular Economy and the Future of Work | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
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How Social Cash Made WeChat The App For Everything

How Social Cash Made WeChat The App For Everything | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
A centuries-old tradition gave rise to China's most valuable company and captured the attention of everyone from teens to Silicon Valley.
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The Silver Lining Of Anti-Globalism Might Be The Creation Of A True Digital Economy

The Silver Lining Of Anti-Globalism Might Be The Creation Of A True Digital Economy | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
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Social entrepreneurs are building the society we want to live in

Social entrepreneurs are building the society we want to live in | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurs devote their talents and skills to creating a more just, inclusive, peaceful world. They never think, “Someone else will fix this.”
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Navigating The Modern World - Lefsetz Letter

1. No one is hip. When someone makes fun of you for not knowing something, laugh it off. The truth is in today’s overwhelming society no one can know everything. No one can see every movie, no one can see every TV show, no one can listen to every record. Used to be professionals would …
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The Next Big Thing in Smartphones? The Software

The Next Big Thing in Smartphones? The Software | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Nearly a decade after taking off, the smartphone is at a turning point as advances in hardware become incremental, and handset sales stall. But, booming development of software and services on the phone offers hope.
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Phil Schiller on iPhone’s Launch, How It Changed Apple, and Why It Will Keep Going for 50 Years

Phil Schiller on iPhone’s Launch, How It Changed Apple, and Why It Will Keep Going for 50 Years | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Why do a phone? I asked Steve Jobs ten years ago today. On the stage at the Moscone West hall in San Francisco, Apple’s CEO had just unveiled what would become the most transformative product since…
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Why culture matters when it comes to innovation: South Korea edition - AEI

The British and Germans and French aren't the only ones jealous of American-style innovation. Take South Korea.
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How did Europe become the richest part of the world? – Joel Mokyr | Aeon Essays

In a time of great powers and empires, just one region of the world experienced extraordinary economic growth. How?
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Behind the Scenes of Mark Zuckerberg’s Manifesto – Backchannel

Behind the Scenes of Mark Zuckerberg’s Manifesto – Backchannel | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln addressed Congress. It was grim time for a country newly immersed in a civil war, but he saw opportunity in strife. Lincoln was only weeks away from signing the Emancipation…
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Notes From The Asilomar Conference On Beneficial AI

Notes From The Asilomar Conference On Beneficial AI | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Last month I got to attend the Asilomar Conference on Beneficial AI. I tried to fight it off, saying I was totally unqualified to go to any AI-related conference. But the organizers assured me that…
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The Three Machines - Feld Thoughts

The Three Machines - Feld Thoughts | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Lately, I’ve been stewing over increased complexity being generated by companies around their organization approaches. While this activity varies by stage, in many cases the leadership team expands to a large (greater than six) number of people, there become two executive teams (the C-Team and the E-Team), the CEO gets sucked into endless distractions and working... Read more
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Transcript: Chamath Palihapitiya @ Post Seed 2016 – Haystack

Transcript: Chamath Palihapitiya @ Post Seed 2016 – Haystack | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
(Below is the full transcript from my fireside chat with Chamath on Dec 1, 2016 in San Francisco. Below is the full transcript, including audience questions. We covered topics related to the election, how the Bay Area may be treated by a new administration, changes in healthcare, the […]
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A Rant Against Maximization – Signal v. Noise

A Rant Against Maximization – Signal v. Noise | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
I can’t imagine anything less interesting in business than maximizing shareholder value. Yet this is what public companies are pressured — if not legally required — to do. A lot of non-public…
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Spotify Payments - Lefsetz Letter

My inbox fills up with both the famous and infamous, the known and the irrelevant, bitching about Spotify payments, they think the Swedish company is the devil. They believe Daniel Ek got rich off the backs of musicians and this wrong must be righted, that there will be no harmony until he is dethroned and …
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To Solve Its Hardest Problems, Silicon Valley Turns to Physicists

To Solve Its Hardest Problems, Silicon Valley Turns to Physicists | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
As the technological challenges of tech companies get bigger and badder, a crowd of physicists is moving in on the engineer headcount
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Design thinking origin story plus some of the people who made it all happen

Design thinking origin story plus some of the people who made it all happen | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
An introductory timeline into the history and origins of Design thinking. Key players, designers and influences broken down into phases.
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