The Centralized Internet Is Inevitable

The Centralized Internet Is Inevitable

From my article in Palladium Magazine. On Wednesday, October 14th, Twitter locked the accounts of a White House press secretary and the New York Post, one of America’s largest tabloid newspapers. The accounts shared a story the Post ran on leaked emails which...
Heal Thyself

Heal Thyself

From my article in City Journal. Institutions vary greatly in how they function. Some, like SpaceX or Amazon, achieve far more than their peers. Some carry on in unexceptional fashion, like IBM. And some lurch from crisis to crisis while causing collateral damage to...
Reform Is Driven by Rising Elites

Reform Is Driven by Rising Elites

From my article in Palladium Magazine. America’s failures, like those of any society, have deep roots. They can be traced to some fundamental misunderstanding of reality. In our society, one of these is a dissonant evaluation of elites. America’s elites are seen to be...
Why Civilizations Collapse

Why Civilizations Collapse

From my article in The Side View. Why do civilizations collapse? This question bears not only on safeguarding our society’s future but also makes sense of our present. The answer relies on some of the same technē that humanity needed to build civilization in the first...
Samo Burja: How Civilizations Collapse

Samo Burja: How Civilizations Collapse

I gave a talk on the topic of civilizational collapse on Friday May 1, hosted by the 1517 Fund and moderated by Zak Slayback.  The 1517 Fund is a very early stage investment fund that prioritizes working with dropouts and those working outside of tracked institutions....
Great Founders Build Civilization

Great Founders Build Civilization

I joined Palladium Magazine for a Digital Salon on Saturday, July 11, moderated by Editor-in-Chief Wolf Tivy and Managing Editor Ash Milton. Palladium Magazine is a non-partisan publication that explores the future of liberalism, governance, and society, through...