Inside the Brotherhood of the Ad Blockers
For the advertising industry, ad blocking is an existential crisis. For the Pi-hole community, it’s a sport.
Anyone who works in the $200 billion digital advertising industry should be scared of people like …Read More
Why There Will Be No Trade War Between The U.S. And China
The big guns are in Beijing. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow, and …Read More
How Five Robots Replaced Seven Employees at a Swiss Bank
Have seven employees work for three days or use software robots instead?
Have seven employees work for three days or use software robots instead? …Read More
The real wealth of Nations
A new report comes up with a better way to size up wealth
“WEALTH is not without its advantages,” John Kenneth Galbraith once wrote, “and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.” Despite the obvious advantages of wealth, nations do a poor job of keeping count of their own. They may boast about their abundant natural resources, their skilled workforce and their world-class infrastructure. But there is no widely recognised, monetary measure that sums up this stock of natural, human and physical assets.