MARC PORAT ON INFORMATION ECONOMY & GENERAL MAGIC

Marc Porat is an entrepreneur, venture capitalists and co-founder of General Magic. He coined the phrase “information economy.” In this wide ranging interview we talk to Porat on information economy and the frontier of privacy and how he came to co-found Genera Magic in 1990 and why he thinks Silicon Valley reminds him of Florence… Continue Reading


MARC PORAT ON COINING THE TERM “INFORMATION ECONOMY”

Marc Porat coined the term “information economy” in the 1970s. There was an information revolution in the air in the early 1970s shares Porat and that was the subject of his PhD thesis at Stanford in 1976.  Porat grew up in the 1960s during a period of revolution as he puts it. In the US… Continue Reading