Protocol Braintrust (April 29, 2021)
President Biden’s American Jobs plan has numerous explicit opportunities for the tech industry — such as broadband expansion, massive investments in R&D and securing supply chains. However, some of the most interesting, and potentially powerful, investments are more implicit. At the most fundamental level, Biden’s plan does not distinguish between — but rather interconnects — America’s physical and digital infrastructure in nearly all elements of his vision. Like an iceberg, this means much of the opportunity for the tech industry is hidden under the surface.