Trends Issue 070 - Feburary 2009

The Myth of the Magic Start-Up

In large part, reigniting the American economy depends on creating innovative new businesses that employ new...

The Myth of the Magic Start-Up
published on: Feb 15, 2009

Embracing Complexity

Businesses today obsess over the problems of “complexity” and fixate on the mantra “Simplify! Simplify!” But...

Embracing Complexity
published on: Feb 15, 2009

The Drug Synthesis Revolution

Until recently, new drug molecules either had to be found in nature or synthesized in a lab using a few well-known...

The Drug Synthesis Revolution
published on: Feb 15, 2009

Instant Disease Diagnosis

Nanotech is making huge strides in many areas. However, few of these areas are likely to deliver the benefits...

Instant Disease Diagnosis
published on: Feb 15, 2009

The Semantic Web Will Transform Information...

After a decade of conceptual development, the so-called Semantic Web, defined by World Wide Web inventor Tim...

The Semantic Web Will Transform Information Management
published on: Feb 15, 2009

The Video Game Advertising Boom

Video gaming has become the fastest growing entertainment and advertising medium in the world, and it’s ideal for...

The Video Game Advertising Boom
published on: Feb 15, 2009

The Surprising Truth About American Generosity

Even in hard economic times, many Americans are extraordinarily generous with their time and money. Who are these...

The Surprising Truth About American Generosity
published on: Feb 15, 2009

Green Jobs: Myth vs. Reality

We’re hearing a lot of talk about so-called “green jobs” and their anticipated impact on the economy. Some of...

Green Jobs: Myth vs. Reality
published on: Feb 15, 2009