Technology and Capitalism
Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State
by William H. Janeway
The innovation economy begins with discovery and culminates in speculation.
Today, with the state frozen as an economic actor and access to the public equity markets only open to a minority, the innovation economy is stalled; learning the lessons from this book will contribute to its renewal.
Tech is not magic
Tech and people adapt to Socio-political system, not in reverse
Technology is limited by itself
The Road to Crony Capitalism MICHAEL C. MUNGER AND MARIO VILLARREAL-DIAZ
- Crony capitalism is an economy in which businesses thrive not as a result of risk, but rather as a return on money amassed through a nexus between a business class and the political class.
Friedman argues for economic freedom as a precondition for political freedom. He defines "liberal" in European Enlightenment terms, contrasting with an American usage that he believes has been corrupted since the Great Depression. His views are especially popular among American conservatives and libertarians.
Anthropic Capitalism And The New Gimmick Economy by Eric Weinstein
I have been reluctantly forced to the conclusion that if technology had killed capitalism, economic news would be indistinguishable from today’s feed.
... to keep up the illusion that market capitalism is recovering by manipulating whatever dials can be turned by law or fiat, giving birth to an interim “gimmick economy”.
by Jonathan Tepper
The Myth of Capitalism tells the story of how America has gone from an open, competitive marketplace to an economy where a few very powerful companies dominate key industries that affect our daily lives.