🔮 The real AI threat; globalization enters a new phase; universal basic income; the state of the internet; causality, Fortnite, culture wars++ #168
Dept of the near future
📧 Mary Meeker’s compelling annual report on the state of the Internet is out. Two messages stand out: growth rates for mobile and internet are surprisingly tailing off, but still plenty of room for innovation. China is on fire: user growth, payments, m-commerce & the scale of its largest firms.