Seeking the Indicorn

Note: this post originally appeared on Medium, where I’ll be posting first from now on. If you’re a Medium user, or thinking about starting, you can follow me here!   A huge number of Internet companies are going to be created in the next decade that are native to the developing world. Many of them … More Seeking the Indicorn

Taylor Swift, iOS, and the Access Economy: Why the Normal Distribution is Vanishing

(Note: although I originally wrote this as a stand-alone post, it may make sense to think of it as Part Two of a series, beginning with The Rise of the Access Economy.)   There’s a classic exercise that we often encounter in business school, or elsewhere in higher education: the professor proposes, “I have two … More Taylor Swift, iOS, and the Access Economy: Why the Normal Distribution is Vanishing

Social Capital

Hello everyone, Following the (even bigger) life news from last week, I have another very exciting announcement to make: As of today, I officially work with Chamath and his amazing company: Social Capital.   Social Capital is a wild and wonderful place: as my wife Tessa put it, “This new job doesn’t make you any less of … More Social Capital

The Colour Wheel of Tech: Why Apple hates Google, Facebook is the new Microsoft, and more

When it comes to ‘out of the box thinking’, one specific box I’d like people to get out of (or at least use significantly less) is our boundless love of n-by-n tables, matrices and grids that help us organize our thinking. People seem to really like to categorize things with right angles- as if, should … More The Colour Wheel of Tech: Why Apple hates Google, Facebook is the new Microsoft, and more