Trends Issue 106 - February 2012

Computers That Recognize What They See

Since the early days of computing, robotics and artificial intelligence research has focused on developing machines...

Computers That Recognize What They See
published on: Feb 7, 2012

Middle-Class Employment Trends

Hardly a day goes by that we don't see stories about high unemployment among middle-class workers. As the Trends...

Middle-Class Employment Trends
published on: Feb 7, 2012

Cost-Effectively Adapting to Climate Change

No entity has produced more quixotic, job-killing regulations than the Environmental Protection Agency. Why? Part of...

Cost-Effectively Adapting to Climate Change
published on: Feb 7, 2012

America's New Era of Home-Grown Energy

Since the '60s, North American energy demand has outstripped supply, forcing the United States into dependence on...

America
published on: Feb 7, 2012

The War Between Government and Free Markets

A key component of the welfare state has always been government intervention intended to create outcomes that are more...

The War Between Government and Free Markets
published on: Feb 7, 2012

The Death of the Welfare State

In 1870, Germany's Otto von Bismarck put in place the foundations for the modern "welfare state." Over the next 100...

The Death of the Welfare State
published on: Feb 7, 2012

Americans Flee Economic Tyranny

Studies clearly show that, when it comes to economic freedom, the 50 states are not all created equal. Those...

Americans Flee Economic Tyranny
published on: Feb 7, 2012