Published Articles

If DiDi succeeds in bringing AV ride-hailing to China, it could change the very meaning of what a “car” is . READ MORE

July 9, 2018

If President Trump is right about one thing, it’s that when you have a trade deficit of half a trillion dollars, you can’t lose a trade war. READ MORE

July 8, 2018

The point of these programs is not the “greatness” or “Westernness” of the books. It is the greatness and Westernness of the civilization that reads them. READ MORE

June 23, 2018

Future leaks are inevitable. However, future damage can be controlled, and smart contracts are the way to control them. READ MORE

June 19, 2018

McMahon brings China’s bubble economy to life with stories of the strange but revealing. READ MORE

June 10, 2018

Contrary to how BRI is viewed and talked about now, China’s more profitable path actually points, as illuminated by the likes of Alibaba and Tencent, eastward to California. READ MORE

June 7, 2018

China’s $3 trillion currency stockpile is the largest in the world, but as a percent of GDP it has declined from nearly 50% in 2007 to less than 30% today. With a ballooning money supply and a possible debt crisis on the horizon, that may not be enough to defend the Yuan. READ MORE

May 24, 2018

Bitcoin’s wild ride from a fringe cryptocurrency to a major asset class made “blockchain” a household word. But blockchain is about much more than Bitcoin, or even money. Blockchain is set to power the internet of things. READ MORE

May 23, 2018