How Spotify, Zillow and more Could Dominate Their Markets

Organizations that excel in data science are going to see their productivity compound exponentially. The current tech sell-off presents a meaningful long term opportunity.

Antonio Linares
5 min readMay 12, 2021

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Power stems from capitalizing on the invisible, long term trends

Over the last few days I have been reading Peter Drucker´s “Post-Capitalism Society”. It´s a very thought provoking book, but the most relevant aspect (in my brain, today) is the overview it gives of the evolution of productivity over the last couple of centuries. Productivity is the sort of thing we all hear about, but that you have to zoom out a couple of centuries to really understand, because it evolves in the background and quite slowly compared to our rather short term impulses and thoughts. “The Clock of the Long Now” by Stewart Brand talks about the importance of thinking long term and how power stems from capitalizing on the changes that happen slowly, for a long period of time. Power in the form of our ability to preserve and enhance the environment, to expand human lifespan or to make great investments and create meaningful organizations that foster prosperity and peace, for instance. Productivity is such a factor in our…

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Antonio Linares

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