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Marc asks the following questions to better understand claims about the negative effects of technology:
The key facet is social change (reordering of the power and status structure), it’s not about technological change. Power and status are the core battles.
All the people who have achieved positions of power and authority due to prior generations of technology are now threatened by new technology.
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You can “borrow” mental models of people you admire; Ask yourself, what would they say in the face of any particular challenge you are trying to solve.
What every venture capital capitalist of all time has in common is that each of them missed almost all of the great deals of their generation.
Learning from experience is natural, but you have to understand the domain in which you are operating
It’s basically a battle between top-down hierarchy and lateral network building,
Based on 1984, a novel by George Orwell technology is used to control the masses. Technology with the potential to disrupt hierarchical control instead ends up enabling top-down control.
The new kids on the block are educated on the internet, their depth of technological, financial, and cultural knowledge is very broad. They are idealists and have an intuitive sense of how new technologies could be harnessed to improve the world, and they actually have the power to do it.
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An anti-mentor is someone who, when they look down on you or disagree with you, you know you're doing something right.
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