Academic, Researcher, Writer & an Entrepreneur

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Appointments at Duke and Stanford. Writes for Washington Post, LinkedIn Influencers, Huffington Post, ASEE Prism

An example of what I saw on my Facebook page on Nov 19, 2016

Fake news is just the beginning

Facebook is on the defensive after the elections, with accusations that it helped spread misinformation.  For days, Mark Zuckerberg...

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These 6 new technology rules will govern our future

Technology is advancing so rapidly that we will experience radical changes in society not only in our lifetimes but...

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Why technology may prevent Trump from delivering on his jobs promise

As the election results rolled in last night, it became increasingly clear that America — and the world —...

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The government failed U.S. workers on global trade. It must do better on technology.

Co-authored with Edward Alden of Council on Foreign Affairs Global trade and investment have been great engines of progress...

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Future medical breakthroughs may come from an unexpected industry

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of...

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MarketWatch: An Indian immigrant asks where Trump’s bigotry will leave America

I still can’t get over the surprise — or should I say shock — of hearing a Sikh woman...

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Robots could eventually replace soldiers in warfare. Is that a good thing?

Coauthored with Aaron Johnson, who is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University and writes...

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The renegade whose dream started the latest space race

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origins have grabbed the headlines in the space race, both of...

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