Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (March 26, 2021)
Semiconductors and the U.S.-China Innovation Race; GDP is Not Fit for Purpose; How Tech Companies Are Revamping the Remote-Work Experience; The $69 Million JPEG;
Read: Semiconductors and the U.S.-China Innovation Race: Geopolitics of the supply chain and the central role of Taiwan [via Foreign Policy]
Read: World Energy Transitions Outlook: 1.5°C Pathway (Preview): The preview presents options to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C and bring CO2 emissions closer to net zero by mid-century, offering high-level insights on technology choices, investment needs and the socio-economic contexts of achieving a sustainable, resilient and inclusive energy future.
Listen: GDP is Not Fit for Purpose: Sir Partha Dasgupta, Chair of the just-released excellent review on the economics of biodiversity done for the Chancellor of the UK Exchequer
Listen: The $69 Million JPEG: An artist called Beeple just sold a piece at Christie's for millions. But it wasn't a painting... it was a kind of crypto. What is behind the first NFT auction? [via Planet Money]
Watch: How Tech Companies Are Revamping the Remote-Work Experience [via WSJ]
Watch: The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is hosting a series of virtual events that explore how COVID-19 is compelling American employers and employees to reconsider the ways we live and work. These excellent one-hour, live discussions bring together leading experts from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives to examine the issues that will determine “the new future of work.”