7 Blog Posts by
Tyler Cowen

Tyler Cowen and Patrick Collison recently published an article in The Atlantic calling for a new discipline of “progress studies”.

It met with an enthusiastic response from many people and has galvanized a small movement, which now has a Slack group and last Wednesday held its first meetup (hosted at Founders Fund). I was the speaker and gave a talk on the history of steel (recording coming soon).

I concluded with some thoughts on progress studies, why it’s crucially important, what I’m doing about it—and how you can help.

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