In this episode, we talk with Jason Crawford about progress. What it is, what it isn’t, and how do we accelerate it? Jason is the author of The Roots of Progress, a website about the history of technology and industry, and the philosophy of progress.

Show notes:

Economic growth since the industrial revolution.

Peter Thiel on tech stagnation.

A few books we mentioned:

Steven Pinker’s book Enlightenment Now.

Deirdre McCloskey’s book Bourgeoise Equality.

Ross Douthat’s Decadent Society.

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