Make Texas wholly self-sustaining with enough food, power, jobs, and global exports to support every Texan. Food: Use technology and Texas talent to produce enough food so that every Texan can buy and eat locally. Power: Put our land, sun, and wind to work to power every community. Jobs/Education: Create the “next economy” right here in Texas by educating and teaching the next generation so that there is a job for any Texan who wants one. Global Exports: Invent, scale, and sell to the world our proven solutions. We’re twenty-first-century wildcatters drilling for ideas.

Spence is the co-founder of GSD&M, an ad agency in Austin.

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