Based in san francisco, california, mia shaw writes, acts, and analyzes public policy. Her posts explore current events, cultural phenomena, and diverse opinions.

Memory

Before, people like doctors and lawyers were paid for essentially being human encyclopedias. They're valued so highly for their memory, their vast store of knowledge.

Now it's more like we build minds to understand frameworks, structures... with details only really ever as needed.

Internet means that we no longer have to know everything at once - just where to find it all.

Health

Post-Election Positive