Check out this quite compelling TED talk from Nick Hanauer, an entrepreneur, investor, capitalist, and self-described plutocrat. Hanauer is a billionaire, but makes the case that trickle-down economics and rising inequality are especially bad for the rich. One claim he makes: Some inequality is necessary for a high-functioning capitalist democracy. The problem is that inequality is at […]
Just came across an article that Po Bronson wrote for Fast Company. “What Should I Do With My Life?” is both the title of the article and the title of Bronson’s book on the same topic. I’ve seen the book on the shelves at my local bookstore for years (though I never read it —
I’m reading a special report from The Economist on entrepreneurship. One of the articles, The United States of Entrepreneurs, discusses how America still leads the world as a setting for spawning entrepreneurship. The reasons span business spirit, management philosophy, and legal groundwork. Even this: Americans are unusually willing to try new products of all sorts, even
Scott has been working on a new site, and it’s really cool. The Photo Stream features all sorts of online content at-a-glance. Some very cool stuff is in the works, so I’d keep my eyes peeled for this site. Check it every now and then, because the content is constantly updating.