Weekly insights on the future of work, cities, and buildings. Hosted by Dror Poleg, with occasional guests.
Dror Poleg is an author and speaker focused on the future of work and cities. His insights have been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, NBC, Bloomberg, and beyond.
Dror’s work draws on two decades of hands-on experience in private equity and tech. He regularly briefs and advises multibillion-dollar companies such as UBS, Bank of America, HSBC, Recruit Holdings, and CBRE.
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Real Estate & AI: Ten Predictions
How will AI affect the value, design, and operation of physical buildings and cities? This is the most common question I've been asked at dozens of keynotes I gave this year (book yours here).
Intelligence and Leisure-as-Work
People will get paid to do whatever they want. Here's why. Originally published on December 8, 2023, here. Written by Dror Poleg.
Articles mentioned in this piece: Impossibly Useless, Compensating the I in AI, NFTs and the Future of Work, and In Praise of Ponzis.
Urbanism and Peace
Cities have an essential role to play, at home and abroad. Originally published on December 6, 2023, here. Written by Dror Poleg.
A History of Helplessness
I hope you'll forgive me for drawing your sympathy to one dead soldier. I know there are many others who deserve it. Originally published on November 8, 2023, here. See the online version for the videos and songs mentioned in this article
It's Time for a Palestinian Marshall Plan
A brutal moment of clarity presents a new path toward justice and peace. Written by Dror Poleg. Originally published on October 17, 2023, here.
God, AI, and the Scalable Class
Most people no longer need to work. Our survival depends on convincing them it's OK to do something else. This article was originally published on March 24, 2023, here. I am sharing the audio version now as it is still relevant. Here we go.
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