globalism

The Next Billion People

The electricity-defying Gravity Light Worldwide, 1.3 billion people live without any access to electricity. That’s 18% of the world’s population. So what are we doing to bring power to these people? Jim Reeves and Martin Reddiford have made an incredible step forward with their amazing Gravity Light, a portable, low-cost light that relies on no …

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Think local, act global

Think local, act global Horace Dediu takes a look at the peculiar nature of the global smartphone market. It is wildly divergent, even though computing traditionally has converged. The important consideration here – and Horace points out, maybe Apple’s team already understood this – is that there might be a far smaller chance than we …

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