CRISPR And the Looming Bio-Disruption

For the first time in history, mankind is poised to re-write the genes passed on to succeeding generations. What are...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

School Choice is Coming

The public school monopoly may soon be history! Then, all parents can decide where and how their children will be...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

Unleashing Opportunities Hidden in th...

Our bodies contain ten times more bacteria than cells and there are an estimated 3.3 million total genes in the...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

AI Transforms the Way We Do Science

Better than most fields of endeavor, scientific research is lever- aging smart machines to empower smart people. What...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

The Internet of Things  Reaches Critical Mass...

published on: Oct 15, 2017

The Internet of Things is growing at an explosive rate. By 2025, McKinsey estimates that the global economic impact will be around $8 trillion a...

Environmentalism Jumps the Shark

published on: Sep 15, 2017

Now, increasingly deprived of the coercive power of government, the most strident advocates of the apocalyptic environmental movement are going into...

How Driverless Cars Will Re-Shape Our World

published on: Sep 15, 2017

Just as few people in 1907 could have imagined the impact of automobiles on civilization over the next 20 to 50 years, managers, workers, and...

Realizing the Potential of 4D Printing

published on: Sep 15, 2017

For over a decade, we’ve been watching the evolution of 3D printing and other varieties of additive manufacturing. But recently, a new derivative...

The New Debt Threat

published on: Sep 15, 2017

Debt levels are rising worldwide and extreme debt levels can lead to financial crises.  Where do we stand today?  What are the likely outcomes? ...

Trust-Busting in the Internet Age

published on: Sep 15, 2017

Standard Oil, AT&T, and IBM were all cut-down-to-size by Federal trust-busters.  Does the same fate await Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple? ...

The New ISPs In the Sky

published on: Aug 15, 2017

Today billions of people live and work beyond the reach of affordable broadband.  The costs of fiber-based or terrestrial radio solutions are...

The Autonomous Car Industry Emerges

published on: Aug 15, 2017

A decade ago, the idea of highways filled with self-driving cars was science fiction; today roughly a dozen companies have test vehicles on the...

Additive Manufacturing Goes Industrial  

published on: Aug 15, 2017

A decade ago, additive manufacturing (or AM) began to appear in labs, workshops, and design studios, where flexibility, low turn-around times, and...

The Beginning of the End for Wind and Solar 

published on: Aug 15, 2017

Even as the North American Energy Revolution reshapes the global economy, near-term fantasies of renewable energy are quickly evaporating.  What’s...

The New Era of American Energy Dominance

published on: Aug 15, 2017

Almost overnight, the United States has gone from a policy of insisting, “we can’t drill our way to energy independence” to one of targeting...

Business in the New Era of Globalization

published on: Jul 30, 2017

As explained in previous issues, globalization is evolving to meet the needs of an ever-changing world.  What does this mean?  What are the...

Battery-Electric Cars, Less Than Meets the Ey...

published on: Jul 30, 2017

If you listen to the mainstream-media, you’ve certainly heard that a surge in battery-electric cars will transform the automobile industry and even...

Real Education for the Real Economy

published on: Jul 30, 2017

For decades, the only Americans well served by the enormous education industry have been those with the aptitude and ambition to enter conceptual...

The Future of AI Is Neuromorphic

published on: Jul 30, 2017

As explained in our January issue, a quantum leap in productivity due to artificial intelligence will lift our quality of life in powerful and...

New Research Raises Stimulating Possibilities...

published on: Jul 30, 2017

For decades, experts have speculated about the possible benefits of electrically stimulating the human brain.  But until recently, it’s never...

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