Sep 22, 2020
In this, the second part of our series on the Softbank Vision Fund, we discuss Softbank's $10bn bet on ride-sharing firm Uber - which burns through capital and regulations in an attempt to establish an unlikely monopoly over transportation-as-a-service.
Sep 14, 2020
So there's a big rumour going around that some scientists may
have potentially detected a hint of evidence for phosphine gas on
Venus, which they consider to be quite strong evidence of something
unexplained, which may be an indicator of microbial life in Venus'
As the saying goes, Huge If True.
Sep 13, 2020
This year, the UK assembled 108 citizens from across all
demographics of the society and from around the country to discuss
the best ways to address climate change. In September 2020, they
In this second episode, we go over the Climate Assembly's mammoth 556-page report, and discuss its recommendations...
Sep 13, 2020
In this mini-series, we'll be discussing the Climate Assembly in
the UK - what happens when 100 randomly-selected ordinary citizens
are given time and space to debate UK climate change policy.
In this first episode, I talk about what a Citizens' Assembly is, and some of the pros and cons of this democratic institution....
Sep 9, 2020
In this series, we'll be telling the story of the Softbank
Vision Fund, the $100bn technology venture capital fund that was
supposed to revolutionise the world and bring forward a glorious
The Vision Fund that now looks like it's inflated a massive, unsustainable bubble in tech companies (and companies...