As more and more information is finding its way onto the Web, great swaths of our physical infrastructure are becoming obsolete.
Our minds, bodies, and senses have evolved to live in one world at a time, but we're all trying to live in two—a physical world and a virtual one.
Just as fast-food executives have capitalized on reward circuitry in our brains, savvy Internet entrepreneurs could influence our every action
The euro was doomed from the beginning: The more interconnected economies become, the more they are susceptible to extreme fluctuations and death spirals
Thought contagions, accelerated by the internet, push economies to the brink, burst housing bubbles, and propagate unsettling, radical ideologies
The Internet facilitates the modern financial services industry, allowing firms to trade in high volumes and generate immense profits, but it also facilitates the protest of that industry, allowing dissenters to communicate their frustrations in mass
We are at the point where commodity worker output can easily exceed the demand for labor
Simultaneous buying and selling makes the economy extremely efficient. But in our overconnected world, it may also force us into a race to the bottom.
The Internet causes connections to multiply and strengthen, creating a frenzy of positive feedback, which can drive people apart--not together