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Crovitz: The Virtual March on Washington for Immigration

Crovitz: The Virtual March on Washington for Immigration | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
In The Wall Street Journal, Information Age columnist Gordon Crovitz writes that tech leaders are launching an Internet campaign, www.MarchforInnovation.com, to make the country more...
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Why India Will Tell Us When Self-Driving Cars Will Hit The US

Why India Will Tell Us When Self-Driving Cars Will Hit The US | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The world's wildest and fastest-growing car market can teach us everything about autonomy.
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Linda Doyle: Why the World Has Not Changed More!

Linda Doyle: Why the World Has Not Changed More! | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
As we head into the last few months before the Bay Area Hackfest in November, this blog will feature a series of abstracts of the talk that our speakers, each of them a thoughtful and engaging expe…
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As Bike-Sharing Brings Out Bad Manners, China Asks, What’s Wrong With Us?

As Bike-Sharing Brings Out Bad Manners, China Asks, What’s Wrong With Us? | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The popularity of shared-use bikes has brought a wave of misbehavior, raising questions about social decay and the decline of decorum.
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China’s Bitmain dominates bitcoin mining. Now it wants to cash in on artificial intelligence

China’s Bitmain dominates bitcoin mining. Now it wants to cash in on artificial intelligence | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Two years ago, a Chinese chip-design expert named Micree Zhan was reading China's seminal science-fiction novel, The Three-Body Problem, by Liu Cixin, while wrestling with how to create a new processor. He had already designed custom chips for the company he co-founded, Bitmain, that had made it into the world's leading bitcoin miner, allowin
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August 2017: Algorithms, Fairness, and Freedom

August 2017: Algorithms, Fairness, and Freedom | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
A panel of experts discusses the growing importance of algorithms in managing our complex social systems. Can they be free and fair?
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A Hundred Years of Crypto Anarchy

A Hundred Years of Crypto Anarchy | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
This is an excerpt from a presentation I gave at last week’s Blockstack Summit. This is Tim May. Tim recently gave a talk called “Thirty Years of Crypto Anarchy.” I like that title so I'm ripping it off, but we’ll add 70 years because this talk is aspirational as well. Crypto Anarchy has gotten a…
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Not even remotely possible

Not even remotely possible | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Down with the tyranny of geography. Down with commuting, "the daily activity most injurious to human happiness." Down with allegedly "collaborative" open..
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Rep. Tim Ryan, Tim O’Reilly, and Peter Hirshberg want to connect Ohio with Silicon Valley

Rep. Tim Ryan, Tim O’Reilly, and Peter Hirshberg want to connect Ohio with Silicon Valley | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
In May 2017 Ohio congressman Tim Ryan visited San Francisco to continue a dialogue with Bay Area entrepreneurs on connecting the middle of the country to Silicon Valley for growth.
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A DNA app store is here, but proceed with caution

A DNA app store is here, but proceed with caution | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Helix will sequence your genes for $80 and lure app developers to sell you access to different parts of it.
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In Praise of Extreme Medicine - Marginal REVOLUTION

In Praise of Extreme Medicine - Marginal REVOLUTION | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
This Buzzfeed article on unauthorized poop transplants has much of interest: A spate of studies over the last decade have convinced microbiologists and doctors that “fecal microbiota transplantation,” or FMT, works for at least one disease: a deadly bacterial infection in […]
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What's Different about "Unicorns"

What's Different about "Unicorns" | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
This is the talk I gave at the Female Founders Conference 2017. 

Last year I spoke about all the problems that can arise in a startup and how to avoid them. And to be honest, I think las
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The Biggest Opportunity Everyone Is Missing In Self-Driving Cars

The Biggest Opportunity Everyone Is Missing In Self-Driving Cars | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Here's why the self-driving car industry is blowing it.
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The first decade of augmented reality

The first decade of augmented reality | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
If augmented reality is the next multitouch - the next universal platform
- what would that look like? What might we build?
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Definite optimism as human capital | Dan Wang

Definite optimism as human capital | Dan Wang | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Human capital models should include imaginative capacity; Seveneves; how I'd reshoot science fiction movies; Japan; why are so many service jobs zero-sum?
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The amazing life of Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi — from refugee to tech superstar

The amazing life of Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi — from refugee to tech superstar | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Born into a powerful and affluent family which fled Iran, Uber's new CEO has already been through an incredible journey.
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GAFA's org structures as a platform for growth.

GAFA's org structures as a platform for growth. | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I did a podcast with my colleague Steven Sinofsky talking
about the management structures of Google, Apple. Facebook and Amazon
('GAFA'). These companies now have around 10 times more employees than they
did a decade ago, yet they still manage to function, and function extrem
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Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy

Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
We humans use machines as tools -- and the advent of AI doesn’t change this. “Machines aren’t rational,” argues Hilary Mason, implying that there are..
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Inside Patreon, the economic engine of internet culture

Inside Patreon, the economic engine of internet culture | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
In 2013, Peter Hollens was an aspiring a cappella singer surviving, in his words, by living on ramen in someone else’s house. Hollens was hardly new to the music business; he’d been
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On the Governance of Blockchain: Lessons from the Internet

A few weeks ago, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released Realizing the Potential of Blockchain, a report by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, authors of Blockchain Revolution which was published in May, 2016, and founders of the recently launche
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Why so costly?

Why so costly? | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Technology makes things better. Not morally, of course: military technology kills and maims people more efficiently, surveillance technology invades privacy..
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Technology Pioneers 2017 - World Economic Forum

Technology Pioneers 2017 - World Economic Forum | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers community recognises early-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society.
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