This week: pro-authoritarian technologies; the "O-Ring theory" of startup ecosystems; what the end of the Iran deal can tell us about global tech regulation; and more...
Nicolas ColinAn excellent issue of @matthewclifford's newsletter Thoughts in Between. There's a lot in here 👇
TiB 93: Pro-authoritarian technologies; a theory of startup ecosystems; the Iran deal and global regulation; and more...
Martin Scorsese, never one to be understated, published a lengthy opinion piece on Monday evening, hoping to clarify his widely-disseminated remarks that he does not think Marvel movies qualify as …
Nicolas ColinSays the man who just released his 33rd movie about the mob starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci 👇
Martin Scorsese Elaborates on Marvel Criticism: Tentpoles Have No ‘Revelation, Mystery or Genuine Emotional Danger’
I’ve been working on a special edition of Claire Berlinski’s Invariably Interesting Newsletter—one that will feature your many excellent comments and questions and my replies. It’s almost ready to send out, so you may even receive two newsletters...
Martin Gurri (@mgurri), author of The Revolt of The Public, joins Erik on this episode. They discuss: - Martin’s advice for Silicon Valley elites. - How to restore trust in democracy. - Why and how politicians became performers. - The history of...
Nicolas Colin1/ @eriktorenberg's "Venture Stories" podcast is a goldmine for anyone interested in radical thinking.
Here's an enlightening "The Revolt of the Public and Silicon Valley" in which @mgurri explains how free-flowing information changes everything👇
Hi, it’s Nicolas from The Family. Today, I’m discussing the idea of Europe as a developing economy, and how East Asian countries in the 20th century can be a source of inspiration. First up this week, don’t miss my latest column in Sifted. It’s...
I'm just getting back from Indonesia, where I spent part of my childhood. It was my first trip back in twenty years, so I was curious (and a bit nervous!) about what I'd discover when I unearthed this...
In an earlier post, Do Boys Have a Comparative Advantage in Math and Science? I pointed to evidence showing that boys have a comparative advantage in math because they are much worse than girls at reading. (Boys do not have a large absolute...
02:25:37 - Erik is joined on this episode by Nicolas Colin, co-founder and director of The Family, and author of Hedge: A Greater Safety Net For The Entrepre...
Nicolas Colin7/ For those of you who like to listen to podcasts 🎙️, here's one I recently recorded with @eriktorenberg of @villageglobal ⤵️
It’s a long listen and I’m rarely happy with myself in podcast, but I’ve actually received good feedback 🤗
Humanity needs to get better at knowing how to get better.
Nicolas Colin1/ Can't agree more ▶️ Why did the Industrial Revolution start when it did? Why did Silicon Valley happen in California rather than Japan or Boston? Human progress is understudied, and @patrickc and @tylercowen want to change that.
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Nicolas Colin4/ @timoreilly's Next:Economy Newsletter is a must-read: all about automation, the future of work, institutional innovation, and everything that matters if we want to make the Entrepreneurial Age more sustainable and inclusive.
Nicolas Colin2/ In the same spirit, although a shorter format, I very much like @matthewclifford "Thoughts in Between".
Great weekly thoughts at the crossroads of technology, policy, and society. And frequent discussions about China, which I think is very important.
I have met Anthony Bourdain only once, but his work has touched me and so many people as if he were family. No one had us understand the world better, on the ground from their perspective, than he.
Nicolas Colin11/ Finally, as for Bourdain's suicide, instead of adding my own (likely irrelevant) thoughts, let me just guide you toward this beautiful and moving text written by investor and entrepreneur @cmschroed ⤵️