BREAKDOWN: 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.

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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” all 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 US’s nationalization by proxy
  • National healthcare 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