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Bezonomics

Amazon’s relentless expansion is upending the rules of business. Will the company take over the world? Or is Jeff Bezos over-extending? Bezonomics Brian Dumaine Simon & Schuster, 2020 The Soviet experiment of a centrally planned economy ended in dismal failure…. Read More ›

How Fast is the Future?

Peter Diamandis & Steven Kotler cherry-pick evidence to paint a Panglossian picture of accelerating innovation, but fail to conceal the gloomy shadows of Secular Stagnation. I have been reading Peter Diamandis & Steven Kotler’s new book, “The Future is Faster… Read More ›

Bagehots monster

Walter Bagehot var symbolet på Victoriatidens maskuline edruelighet, men plantet frøet for modernismens mest uedruelige pengepolitiske eksperiment. Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian James Grant W. W. Norton, 2019 Hvis du har intellektuelle pretensjoner nok til å… Read More ›

Je suis Woke!

Titania McGrath har skrevet årets viktigste bok. Hvis du ikke leser den er du mest sannsynlig en fascist.  Hun er internettsensasjonen, den post-moderne feministiske inkarnasjonen av Jeanne D’Arc som holder håpet oppe for Millennials opptatt av sosial rettferdighet, etter kriseåret… Read More ›

The Name of this Blog

I first encountered Umberto Eco’s idea of the Antilibrary when reading Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s The Black Swan in high school in 2007. The idea made immediate sense to me, as I presume it would to anyone having experienced the overwhelming… Read More ›