Thiel: What Happened to the Future?

An excellent look at venture investing and technology. This along with Blake Masters’s course notes from Peter Thiel’s CS 183 class are a must read.

We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.

What Happened to the Future?
CS 183 Course Notes

Krugman: The Kitchen Test (2011)

Better yet, think about how a typical middle-class family lives today compared with 40 years ago — and compare those changes with the progress that took place over the previous 40 years.

The Kitchen Test