Jon Evans

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  • Jun 1, 2020
    Ten years ago, the joke was: “It’s weird how, once everyone started carrying phones with cameras all the time, UFOs stopped visiting, and the cops started beating...
  • May 26, 2020
    We live in a world that’s getting worse, at least this year, likely next, and maybe beyond. 
  • Mar 30, 2020
    After the shutdown, the testing and tracing. "Trace, test and treat is the mantra ? no lockdowns, no roadblocks and no restriction on movement" in South Korea. "To suppress and...
  • Mar 23, 2020
    Things will get worse before they get better.
  • Mar 16, 2020
    We are handling the first real global crisis since the Cold War with staggering incompetence. People are already dying en masse. We all need to stay home and stay away from one...
  • Feb 3, 2020
    The 2019-nCoV coronavirus is a global public health emergency of significant concern. It is also, simultaneously, a fount of misinformation, wild conspiracy theories, and both over-...
  • Jan 27, 2020
    The interesting thing about the technology business is that, most of the time, it's not the technology that matters. What matters is how people react to it, and what new social norms...
  • Jan 13, 2020
    A strange new sensation has settled across the tech industry, one so foreign, so alien, it's almost hard to recognize. A sense that some great expectations are being radically...
  • Jan 6, 2020
    The century of complexity.