The Coolest Executive in America: An Interview with Mike Solana
The future of social technologies, the origins of wokism, optimism and opportunity, venture capital’s role in making a better future, and more!
Mike Solana is the future mayor of San Francisco, creator of the inimitable Pirate Wires media empire, billionaire prince of twitter (like Bruce Wayne except real), the Vice President of legendary venture capital firm Founders Fund, and creator of Anatomy of Next. You won’t find a better thinker online so subscribe to his substack for all things relevant, perspicacious, and revelatory, and follow him on twitter to find the same.
In a time hostile to the free exchange of ideas you stand apart as a beacon of truth and sincere curiosity, which is unusual as far as Silicon Valley billionaires go since many now blame Big Tech for illiberal trends (like now rampant censorship) we see mutilating once cherished Enlightenment values. Do you see yourself as or feel like an outsider in The Valley (you seem like a literal rebel relative to other executives), and are you optimistic about the future of social technology even in the face of cancellation from its lamest participants? Are uncool people a problem technology can solve? How would you handle wokism online and in our schools as the future mayor of San Francisco, and can you appoint me to some sick public office?
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