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A Long, Deep Dive Into the Future

I love the chance to give a long form talk about the major trends shaping our future, then bringing this back home to imagine how cities and countries can engage with them to create a better world. Last May, 2017 I had the chance to go back to my home town of Denver, Colorado to […]

More detail on the Dubai Blockchain Strategy

I posted a short talk from March 2017 on the strategic background of the Dubai Blockchain Strategy. This is the first public presentation of the details of the Strategy, which commits the Government of Dubai to aggressively pursuing distributed systems on the blockchain as a fundamental component of its IT and governance infrastructure. Our partners […]

Silicon Howl

Note: This a spontaneous rewrite I did of Alan Ginsberg’s classic poem “Howl“, adapted to our 21st century Wired culture.  It started out as a rant against management consulting, inspired by this piece of “thought leadership“. The rest just flowed spontaneously and so I decided to rewrite the whole thing on the spot, tweet by tweet. People seemed to […]