Building Adaptive Capacity — Interview

Do we want to build a secure and resilient system for powering . . . our country? And do we want to attack the biggest challenge of collective action in the course of human civilization? And those are the two questions that we have to answer. — Michael Wu Michael Wu is the founder and… Read More

Emerging Markets Fintech Advisor — Interview

Melissa Frakman is an emerging markets fintech advisor. Melissa discusses why India holds such promise for technology companies, what the Indian government is doing to make this wave of innovation possible, and how this happens in India will set the stage for how we do business around the world in the 21st century. Listen to… Read More

Passing Federal Cannabis Law — Interview

As state after state passes laws regulating the use of cannabis, a booming industry has sprung up. Many people believe that this momentum — which they see as analogous to the sweeping tides of civil rights legislation — will ultimately result in the passage of new federal laws. Cannabis lobbyist and attorney Joshua Sanderlin believes… Read More

Finding New Choice in Virtual Currency — Interview

I have come to think that the word “Blockchain technology” is just a really great way to part an investor from his money. There’s a lot of buzz these days about virtual currencies and Blockchain technology. How are we to approach this tide of monetary innovation? As the range of options we have to transmit… Read More

Navigating Uncharted Cryptocurrency Terrain — Interview

Geoffrey Mason is an intellectual property lawyer who is a senior partner for the Cogent Law Group. In this interview Geoffrey discusses ways in which cryptocurrencies differ from each other and explores their role vis-à-vis the nation state. Learn how cryptocurrency is transforming our economy and what you can do to keep up with its evolution.… Read More

Giving up the Idea of Professional Stability — Interview

Adam Solomon runs the IT talent acquisition firm DC Tech Search. In this interview Adam talks about current trends into tech hiring. As artificial intelligence ushers in a wave of automation that is making even the most skilled professionals redundant, is it time to rethink society’s relationship to work? Glean ideas in this episode for what… Read More