Technology

Can the Sharing Economy Provide Good Jobs?

Have your house cleaned by Handy or Homejoy; your groceries bought and delivered by Instacart;…

Why We Need to Get Smart about Artificial Intelligence

Why We Need to Get Smart about Artificial Intelligence We’ve long been fascinated by the…

Virtual Reality is a Ticket for Competitive Advantage – On and Off the Field

Deflated game balls may be one way to get a handle on the competition, but…

The Military Kill Switch: Harvard Law Professor and Cyber Scholar Makes the Case

Last week, President Obama promised a sustained military campaign to rout the rampaging insurgent group…

Turning the Paradox of the World Wide Web into Opportunity

The World Wide Web has not yet fulfilled its promises – and full potential –…

Should you have the right to be forgotten?

Do ordinary citizens have the right to demand that outdated, misleading, or even simply potentially…

Virtual Reality is Here – and You’re Not Ready

The internet and social media sphere exploded with the recent news of Facebook’s $2 billion…

TED’s All-Star Speakers Reflect on Past, Project Future

There is perhaps no greater force for change than a powerful idea. Thousands of such…

MOOCs Will Not Be Higher Education’s Demise. But Its Business Model May Be.

Higher education – formal degree programs taught by brilliant, tenured professors in idyllic campus settings…

Bitcoin and the Promise (and Peril) of Our Open Networks

The world is all abuzz about bitcoin. The closest thing to cash in the digital…

Can You Predict the Future? Nicholas Negroponte Forecasts the Interface of Technology and Biology

Will Nicholas Negroponte’s predictions of today turn into the reality of tomorrow? We have no…

Can Technology Really Solve Our Biggest Problems?

When Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon in 1969, it was…