Radical Ideas

Radical Ideas

A place for the fringes, weak signals, iconoclast thinking, and unpopular ideas.

When the Saudis Disrupt Bangladesh A Possible (Plausible?) Article from 20 March 2037 1. Beginning of the Saudi Disruption Back in early February, a World Bank report marked 2036 as the year Saudi Arabia officially joined the ranks of China, Japan, the...
Software substitution, whether it’s for drivers or waiters or nurses … it’s progressing… 20 years from now, labor demand for lots of skill sets will be substantially lower. I don’t think people have that in their mental model. - Bill Gates NOTE:...
The Jan/Feb issue of The Atlantic features an article by Chrystia Freeland, where she writes about "The Rise of the New Global Elite." Freeland outlines how they differ from past American robber barons and their relationship with the American Worker in...