While Apple is often regarded as the quintessential design company a large part of their continued economic success is built on their supply chain. Tim Cook is the right person to ensure this key factor to Apple’s success. It’s not glamorous but for a global company like Apple it’s essential.
3 forms of connectivity:
- energy: 2 million km pipelines
- communications: 1 million km fiber on ocean floor
We think that states are the organizing unit, but we are moving:
- from nations and borders to flow and friction
- things become organized by connectivity
The more pipelines you build between Russia and Europe, the more resistance to turning off the routes
In the gig economy, your connectivity will affect your prosperity.
People’s loyalty is more to their employer because their employer gives them greater access to places where their citizenship would otherwise not.