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🌏 #0 | I’m launching a newsletter about technology and economics

I’m launching a newsletter about technology and economics.

Why am I doing this? To scratch my own itch — let me explain.

A little over six months ago, I made a career pivot into software engineering. Building features and learning the ropes of product and infrastructure engineering has been incredibly rewarding and lots of fun. I’m looking forward to improving my craft and growing as a software engineer.

Before entering tech, I spent several years deeply interested in economics and policy, both professionally and academically. So, I can’t say I don’t miss thinking about economics and policy. To scratch my own itch, I’ve decided to start writing a newsletter.

Here’s what you need to know:

🙋‍♂️ Who’s it for? Economics and policy folk who want to better understand what’s going on in tech and tech folk who want to better understand what’s going on in economics and policy.

📅 How often will it be published? Fortnightly on Monday mornings before work via LinkedIn and email.

✍️ What will the newsletter be about? A range of economics and technology topics, from breaking news to topics of enduring interest. I’m aiming to keep things digestible, informative and lighthearted. Expect colourful charts. Here’s some ideas I’m considering:

📍 What do interest rate hikes have to do with tech anyway?

📍 Backgrounder: Who is Sam Altman, the founder CEO behind ChatGPT?

📍 Four scenarios for how generative AI will impact labour markets

📍 Explained: Common pathways in tech, technical and non-technical

📍 Will Chinese EVs rise as Japanese cars did in decades past?

🚀 How do I sign up? Follow me on LinkedIn at 🔗 /in/bydavidwu or sign up to my mailing list: 🔗 https://bydavidwu.com. I’m sending out the first issue next Monday.