A selection of important scientific papers, technical documents, & independent analysis on topics related to our Remote Work investment theme.
During the Covid-19 global pandemic many office workers experienced the benefits and challenges of long term remote work for the first time. This has radically accelerated the adoption of remote work friendly hiring policies by large tech companies as well as traditional employers. Remote-first employers gain a significant talent acquisition advantage by exponentially expanding their pool of eligible workers. Due to competitive pressure we expect remote work will quickly become ubiquitous in knowledge work industries.
Distributed Work’s Five Levels of Autonomy
Autonomy is our desire to be self-directed, to have agency over ourselves and our environment.
The Network State - Balaji S. Srinivasan
Lecture on how Network States formed online will transform into autonomous, independent democracies capable of functioning with near unanimous consent of their governed.
Nomad List - Remote Work Community
Quality of life data, job board and social network for a large community of remote workers living around the world.
The New Future of Work
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Matt Mullenweg about the evolution of distributed work. They discuss the benefits of working from home, the new norms of knowledge work, relevant tools and security concerns, the challenges for managers, the importance of written communication, the necessity of innovating in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, delivery networks as critical infrastructure, economic recovery, and other topics.
The Metaverse: What It Is, Where to Find it, Who Will Build It, and Fortnite
Deep dive into the rise of interoperable virtual worlds and digital economies better known as the Metaverse. Media analyst and early stage VC explains the technological levers at work and the scale of the opportunity in detail.
The Pseudonymous Economy - Balaji Srinivasan
Balaji Srinivasan looks at pseudonymity, why have a pseudonymous economy, how might it work, and how could we build it.