Why lazy people aren’t a problem in Copiosis

Let’s take garbage collection. Why do we need garbage collection? Well, because people make garbage (garbage is really called “waste”). But “waste” is a fiction. Nothing is wasted in nature.

Where’s the innovation?

Last summer, Peter Buffett, son of venerable father Warren, published a NYT piece declaring an Imagination crisis. Where were the innovators working to tear down ossified structures and replace them with something better? he asked. Specifically he criticized his contemporaries who launder their wealth-guilt through the "charitable industrial complex" while noting the $316 billion industry hardly … Continue reading Where’s the innovation?