How open science can help solve Zika and prepare us for the next pandemic

With the advent of synthetic biology and gene editing tools, there are amazing breakthroughs being made in medicine, energy...

Here’s the advantage that keeps Silicon Valley ahead of the world

A trait shared by the fastest growing and most disruptive companies in history — Google, Amazon, Uber, AirBnb, and...

Why I’m skeptical about Apple’s future

It’s time to admit that the emperor has no clothes. Apple’s last big innovation was 9 years ago–my interview...

What New Delhi’s free clinics can teach America about fixing its broken health care system

Rupandeep Kaur, 20 weeks pregnant, arrived at a medical clinic looking fatigued and ready to collapse. After being asked...

Apple vs. FBI: The tip of the iceberg as laws can’t keep up with tech

The battle between the FBI and Apple over the unlocking of a terrorist’s iPhone will likely require Congress to...

Why Apple’s Defeat to Samsung Was a Victory for Innovation

Apple just suffered an important legal defeat to Samsung in its battle over patents. This is good because Apple’s...

Technology and the growing economic divide

Yelp Eat24 customer-support representative Talia Jane recently wrote a heart-wrenching blog about the difficulties she faced in living on...

Apple picked the wrong battle in privacy war

Imagine if the government required you to have a combination lock on your door and to give it the...