Speaking at a conference last week, I heard an opinion voiced not uncommonly here: “I think we should replace politics with technology.”
My table laughed. The technology industry’s discomfort with politics is well-known. Microsoft’s minimal Washington presence in the late ‘90s drew pointed rebuk... (more)
Silicon Valley has no funding mechanisms for truly innovative projects.
The shortest version of this argument was penned by Bruce Gibney at Founders Fund: "We wanted flying cars, we got 140 characters." (Ironically, quite Tweetable)... (more)