The fifth issue of Renewable Matter includes an interview with economist Mariana Mazzucato that reviews the current engines of innovation. She describes how public and private governance models have progressively shifted, to the point that they can no longer deliver innovation. She then goes on to suggest how to set innovation on the right track again. In this issue of RM we called on the Austrian economist and founding president of the Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI), Friedrich Hinterberger to give us his perspective. While essentially agreeing with Mazzucato’s analysis, he provides a different view on the current drivers of change: one that takes into account the priorities and trends emerging within the Facebook generation. Nearly 20 years aft...
The Facebook Generation Will Lead Dematerialization
Interview with Friedrich Hinterberger
by Carlo Pesso