Trends Issue 083 - March 2010

The Economics of Happiness

Political leaders and economists around the world have discovered what most people have known for decades: "Money...

The Economics of Happiness
published on: Mar 15, 2010

Our Increasingly Female Workforce

Just a few decades ago, only a relatively small percentage of adult women were employed in jobs outside the home....

Our Increasingly Female Workforce
published on: Mar 15, 2010

Unconventional Competition Unleashes...

Throughout human history, competition has been the primary driver of meaningful innovation. Unfortunately, this...

Unconventional Competition Unleashes Outside-the-Box Innovation
published on: Mar 15, 2010

The Exciting Truth About Stem Cell Technology

Stem cells have often been hailed in recent years as the "next big medical miracle." However, we have seen little in...

The Exciting Truth About Stem Cell Technology
published on: Mar 15, 2010

Dealing with the Brain-Technology Crisis

Unknown to most of us, information technology is quietly changing the way humans think and feel, just as it changes...

Dealing with the Brain-Technology Crisis
published on: Mar 15, 2010

Let There Be Cheap, Abundant Light

In just the past 36 months, light-emitting diode technology has made major strides in terms of energy efficiency,...

Let There Be Cheap, Abundant Light
published on: Mar 15, 2010

China Struggles to Lead

China has spent most of its 2,500-year history as a nation building walls to keep its people in and the influence of...

China Struggles to Lead
published on: Mar 15, 2010