Adam Ozimek is a senior economist at Moody's Analytics. He is responsible for the Moody's Analytics U.S. demographics forecasts, including population, immigration and household formation. Prior to joining Moody's Analytics, Adam was director of research for Econsult Solutions, an economics consulting company.
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The art and science of talent search: how to spot, assess, woo, and retain highly talented people.How do you find talent with a creative spark? To what extent can you predict human creativity, or is human creativity something irreducible before our eyes, perhaps to be spotted or glimpsed by intuition, but unique each time it appears?Obsessed with t...
Enjoying @tylercowen and @danielgross book, but while it is ostensibly written about how to judge the talent of others, it feels like that is a way to smuggle in a book about understanding our own talent. Or maybe I am just self obsessed. – source
Enormous skyscrapers will house residents and workers who happily go "for weeks" without setting foot on the ground. Streamlined, "hurricane-proof" houses will pivot on their foundations like weather vanes. The family car will turn into an airplane so easily that "a woman can do it in five minutes." Our wars will be fought by robots. And our living...
Corn and Horrigan’s beautiful book about past views of the future is a nice corrective. You would not read this book and think “wow, our views of the future have been universally too pessimistic” – source
@mattyglesias This is a great book tying computing history back to the earliest inventions and knowledge, including basic understanding of electrons. Which gives you some of the pre history – source
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@EconDerek Excellent book and would welcome another like that – source
Finally finished One Billion Americans. Amazing, big, bold, beautiful book. I don’t endorse every policy but that’s not the point. The point is we need to think bigger (population), and that is correct. – source
@kingharis @KevinWGlass It’s one of my favorite books ever, true story – source