From Proof of Health to UBI: How Everything Changes Post COVID-19, Feat. Joe McCann

From domestic manufacturing to economic nationalization by proxy to proof of health on a blockchain, a preview of the decade to come

AccessTimeIconApr 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 8:31 a.m. UTC

From domestic manufacturing to economic nationalization by proxy to proof of health on a blockchain, a preview of the decade to come.

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Joe McCann currently works in cloud and AI at Microsoft and has spent decades in tech, crypto and open source communities. He recently wrote a piece called “A New, New World Order” about the second and third order effects of COVID-19. 

In this conversation, Joe and NLW discuss:

  • Localism and the beginning of the end of globalization
  • The return of domestic manufacturing 
  • The "Roaring 20s" of Inflation
  • The inevitability of Universal Basic Income in response to inflation
  • QE infinity and the U.S.’s nationalization by proxy
  • National health care as national security and why microbes are this decade’s terrorists 
  • Proof-of-health, and why it’s likely to be implemented on a blockchain

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