With the advent of the first industrial revolution in the late 18th century, millions of agricultural workers began a structural shift from agriculture to factories, setting in motion one of the most important events in human history since the domestication of animals and plants. While the overall impact on economic growth and productivity is undebatable, … Continue reading The Rise of the Workplace Bank →
Tsunamis are a series of waves caused by a large and sudden displacement of water that is triggered by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions or underwater explosions. Rather than resembling ordinary sea waves that are caused by wind, tsunami waves resemble rapidly rising tides that can reach up to ten meters in height. The series of waves … Continue reading Of Tsunamis and Tech: How Wagestream Responded →
In my last blog I wrote about the immediate need for helicopter money and coordinated fiscal stimulus from governments around the world. Since then the US administration announced a $850bn stimulus package. I would like to share some numbers to put the figures being proposed by US political leaders into context. The GDP of the … Continue reading Numerical Context on the Proposed Fiscal Stimulus →
We are living through unprecedented times. Never before has the global economy been this interconnected, and never before have the seven billion plus souls that inhibit this planet changed their collective behavior so suddenly and so dramatically. The global wave of fear that the COVID-19 virus and the associated media coverage has unleashed has created … Continue reading It Is Time for Helicopter Money →
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Hi, I’m Yusuf. I work with entrepreneurs to help them build what comes next. I like all sorts of creative arts, including the art of creating new businesses and what sometimes becomes whole new industries!
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