On Monday, May 19, venture capitalist and entrepreneur Marc Andreessen joined The Atlantic at DC startup incubator 1776 for a conversation on Bitcoin, Silicon Valley, and the next wave of the internet. In a one-on-one interview with Editor-in-Chief James Bennet, Andreessen shared his thoughts on a wide range of topics, from his views on the future of education to the American surveillance state.
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Atlantic Exchange featuring Rob Schmitz and James Fallows
Our series of intimate interviews with disruptive innovators and consequential political, community and business leaders continued with a discussion between “Marketplace’s” Rob Schmitz and The Atlantic’s James Fallows
Fifteen Years Later:
Are We Any Safer?
The Atlantic will explore the nation’s homeland security to examine the strengths and remaining vulnerabilities of our security apparatus and our preparedness to prevent the next terrorist attack.
The New Old Age
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic will examine the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.