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Azeem Azhar On the Exponential Age, Unlimited Companies and Tech Challenges

Macro Hive
Finance, Economics, FX, G7, Investment Strategies, Macro

Azeem is the creator of Exponential View, a leading platform for in-depth tech analysis. His weekly newsletter is read by 200,000 people from around the world, and his podcast has featured guests including Yuval Noah Harari, Tony Blair and Kate Raworth. A member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council, Azeem contributes to publications including the Financial Times, Wired and the MIT Technology Review. His new book is called Exponential: How Accelerating Technology Is Leaving Us Behind and What to Do. In this podcast we discuss:

  1. The four technologies driving exponential age
  2. What’s different between today and previous tech transitions
  3. How tech companies defy conventional understanding
  4. Why productivity has been low
  5. Climate change and productivity
  6. Understanding US/China/Europe tech rivalry
  7. Importance of big tech in dealing with cyber risk
  8. Books that influenced Azeem: Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital (Perez) and Letters to a Young Poet (Rilke)

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