Tag: economics

IoT and the implications of the Second Machine Age

by on August 2, 2018 9:55 pm
The ubiquity of Internet connectivity is inescapable for many people today. Almost everyone has at least a smart phone, loaded with personal information and virtually limitless capability to interact with other devices; families can automate their home environments with climate control systems like Nest, security and safety cameras, smart entertainment systems that learn your watching… Read more IoT and the implications of the Second Machine Age

Silicon Valley: the NIMBYland

by on July 27, 2018 12:24 am
It is a well-known fact that, much like the treacherous waters surrounding Alcatraz Island, the housing market in the Bay area is a cold and unforgiving place to be if one doesn’t have the means to stay afloat. The price of housing has been increasing steadily over the last few decades, following the boom of… Read more Silicon Valley: the NIMBYland