Disruption Ahead—and Regulation

CITY JOURNAL ….         The story is iconic: in 1976, Apple began in a garage in suburban Los Altos, California; in 2018, it became the first $1 trillion company. It took AT&T close to the same number of years to rise from its founding to become the first company to reach a $1…

The Workforce Revolution That’s Long Overdue

CITY JOURNAL ….        In these contentious times, perhaps it’s heartening that Ivanka Trump and Silicon Valley’s potentates have at least one thing in common: concern for the future of America’s workforce. As the White House point person on a new jobs initiative, Trump wrote in a recent op-ed that it’s high time “to deliver better…

Health Care (Desperately) Needs More Robots

INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY …. >>   Economists are notoriously lousy at predicting technology or understanding the laws of nature.  But the closest economists get to having a law of physics is in the truism that increasing productivity is the primary force driving economic growth.