Our Favorite Tech Big Thinker Says…

We’re most of the way through Yuval Hariri’s book “Homo Deus – A Brief History of Tomorrow”, but a recent New York Times article on his sudden fame pushed us …

Why Ford Needs Scooters… And A Lot More

Pretend for a moment that you are an executive sitting on the top floor of Ford’s legendary Glass House – its global headquarters in Dearborn Michigan – and staring forlornly …

The Marijuana Midterms, Plus Jeff Sessions (!)

Three out of four ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana in some form passed in the US midterms yesterday. Michigan approved recreational marijuana, while Utah and Missouri voted in favor of medical …

A First Look At A New House

We’re writing this note as the first polls close in the US midterm elections, but we will go with the prevailing wisdom that the House will swing Democratic for 2019. If …

Marijuana, Midterms and Millennials

Marijuana is playing a key role in this year’s US midterms for three important reasons: a few states are voting to legalize retail and medical use of the drug, politicians are …

Apple Really Is Different

Today’s disruption point is part “news-you-can-use” (if you own an iPhone), and part an exploration of how differently Apple thinks about user data privacy than other Tech companies. The genesis for …

7 Things About Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago today (October 31st) someone going by the name Satoshi Nakamoto published a paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System”. The system he or she outlined …

Millennials’ Housing Market Challenges

Which cohort represents the largest share of first-time home buyers? Millennials unsurprisingly, but did you know they also account for the biggest share of all home buyers too? This is an …