Trends Issue 088 - August 2010

The Path Ahead for Gold

After decades of economic decline, grinding poverty, and lagging development, Africa is finally showing signs of...

The Path Ahead for Gold
published on: Aug 15, 2010

The Future Brightens for the Dark Continent

After decades of economic decline, grinding poverty, and lagging development, Africa is finally showing signs of...

The Future Brightens for the Dark Continent
published on: Aug 15, 2010

The Dawn of the Bio-Entrepreneur Era

Synthetic biology is the technology that allows scientists to create "artificial life forms" tailored to perform...

The Dawn of the Bio-Entrepreneur Era
published on: Aug 15, 2010

The Backlash Against Public Employees

While it’s not yet accurate to say that unionized public employees are more disliked than members of Congress or...

The Backlash Against Public Employees
published on: Aug 15, 2010

Venture Capital Comes Back from the Brink

"It's always darkest before the dawn." Nowhere is that cliche more applicable than in today's venture capital...

Venture Capital Comes Back from the Brink
published on: Aug 15, 2010

A Mountain of Corporate Cash

While individuals, small businesses, and even government entities have seen their cash assets disappear in the face...

A Mountain of Corporate Cash
published on: Aug 15, 2010

Mastering Complexity

For the past three decades, the message from boardrooms around the world has typically been: “Simply simplify!”...

Mastering Complexity
published on: Aug 15, 2010