Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Future

In this conversation from a16z’s 2019 innovation summit, Kevin Kelly and Marc Andreessen sit down to discuss the evolution of tech and why they’re the most optimistic people in the room

Discussion on closing the digital divide [3:00]
The many possibilities of voice technology as an interface [9:59]
Moore’s Law vs. Eroom’s law [14:14]
Looking at 5G technology as the next global driver [20:38]
New models for VC and company models [27:05]
How long-term thinking can be applied in Silicon Valley [29:53]
Measuring prosperity on a global scale [34:00]
The potential impact of cyber technology on global conflict [38:45]
A foundation for optimism [41:05]

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