Meta's reinstatement of Trump's accounts show the power of self-regulatory organizations.

January 2023

Aging demographics will mean less creative destruction, fewer startups, misallocation, and increased pressure on political and social institutions.

October 2022

Context to my recent Boston Review piece, the Henry Adams curve, and a list of action items to make the abundance agenda happen

July 2022

Work your way to the end. I explain why TikTok users value the site by $5,600 per year and why the politics of attention explains Cambridge Analytica…

April 2022

Too many actors have veto rights over what gets built, slowing development and progress. We need to get serious about solving it.

March 2022

Meta's bad quarter underscores the disproportionality in digital markets, small changes on privacy can have outsized impacts on competition

November 2021

As part of a larger analysis of this program, I just released new county-level data alongside two maps that break down what's happening.

October 2021

The Senate hauled in Facebook to explains its research on teens. At some point, we will need to admit that our problems are partly caused by…

August 2021

exformation 8 | Space capitalism + a dive into the infrastructure bill + more

July 2021

exformation #7 | An infrastructure deal is struck, President Biden pulls back comments that social media sites are killing people, Sen Klobuchar files a…
The FTC is changing, big tech isn't a monolith, iOS 14.5 shifts the ad ecosystem + much more
exformation #5 | Trump sues Twitter and Facebook, President Biden drops a new EO on competition, Dourado tackles geothermal, and much more.