My Personal Moonshot – Tyler Cowen

Have enjoyed this author thought-provoking website, books, and podcasts fwiw.


“Rather than talk about moonshots we might take collectively, let me go small scale and lay out the “moonshot” I have tried to take with my own career.  My goal is to be the economist who has most successfully used the internet as a platform to foment broad enlightenment.

As I see it, the internet is changing everything, and most intellectuals (and also businesspeople) still are underestimating the import of this reality.  That’s bad for me as a consumer, but it gives me an edge as a producer, namely the competition is limited.  This advantage is heightened by the fact that academia does not reward internet communication per se…”


Source: My Personal Moonshot | Mercatus Center