Articles

  • Power and Control: Tech Billionaires in Politics
    Don’t worry about the populist, worry about what comes after them. And what is coming seems clear: Billionaires of the 2.0 revolution.
  • Polywork, A New Professional Network
    I have often thought that an individual is far more than their job title or pay scale. Which means that even in a professional networking context, your portfolio of experience should also include your experiences.

Essays

  • Intellectual Warehouse
    While access to information is now relatively more widespread than in the past, the modern paywall can often prove to be as much of a hurdle to access as the price of manuscripts was in yesteryear.
  • Bitcoin’s Dirty Little Secrets – Political
    In praxis, the result for Bitcoin is that the ideological claims for a decentralised, government free, anonymous currency has given way to the ‘worse-is-better’ ideology of why most people seem to be dumping cash into crypto: to get rich and live the capitalist high life.

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    Sidestepping Trump’s wounded pose and Twitter’s egregious claim of the moral high ground and an interesting question about politics and speech emerges.
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    The key is to avoid reading events falsely, which inevitably leads to politics shaping what we think is true.
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    To be a part of a society which doesn’t take these choices means the most meaningful solution is to look at ambient as well as personal privacy.
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