A Monopoly’s Morals

The day before starting Tim Wu’s book, The Master Switch (2010), I engaged in healthy debate with a good friend of mine on issues surrounding modern tech companies in regards to innovation, privacy, and capitalism. I argued CEOs such as Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos were positively contributing to society through their respective breakthroughs […]

Creativity & The Arts

Perhaps one of the greatest pitfalls in contemporary society is the absence of the arts and creative thinking in our psyche. To that end, Ken Robinson’s TedTalk really resonated with me, as did Austin Kleon’s presentation. I think the way the arts are presented to people is completely misconstrued. Math and the sciences are important, […]

Amazon Studios and the “Open Medium”

A friend informed me yesterday of Amazon’s search for the next big online series, and it’s actually a pretty great idea as far as I can tell. I looked into it, and it brought me to Amazon Studios, a division of Amazon.com that relies on online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback in order to produce creative materials such […]