Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (March 5, 2021)
10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2021; Globalization: An Ambiguous Good; What can we learn from past technological revolutions?
Read: 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2021 [via MIT Technology Review]
Read: 5 Pandemic Mistakes We Keep Repeating. We can learn from our failures. [by Zeynep Tufecki in The Atlantic]
Listen: Globalization: An Ambiguous Good. Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman joins Michael Klein for a discussion on globalization, global trade patterns since the late 19th century, trade policy, protectionism and tariffs, and industrial policy.
Listen: Nicholas Bloom on Management, Productivity, and Scientific Progress. Stanford professor Nick Bloom’s research speaks with Tyler Cowen how management practices, productivity techniques, and uncertainty shape outcomes across companies and countries.
Watch: What can we learn from past technological revolutions? Economist Carlota Perez argues that we are halfway through the fifth industrial revolution, which she says means that the time is right to take control and reshape the future built on a vision that benefits business.
Watch: 100% renewable energy? Can it REALLY ever be our reality? Prof Mark Jacobson of Stanford