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A solution to the old rules vs. new tech problem

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How should policymakers respond when old rules are rendered obsolete by new technology?
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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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How Facebook Used Science And Empathy To Reach Two Billion Users

How Facebook Used Science And Empathy To Reach Two Billion Users | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Facebook’s growth team has a methodical approach to understanding what new users want, and a surprisingly broad mandate.
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Apple Culture After Ten Years of iPhone – Monday Note

Apple Culture After Ten Years of iPhone – Monday Note | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Today’s Apple is often seen as the iPhone company, a huge Supply Chain machine that produces and sells hundreds of millions of smartphones…and generates mounds of cash in the process. Today we look…
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The new new things that weren’t

The new new things that weren’t | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
We're always looking for the New New Thing in tech, since long before Michael Lewis coined the phrase. Often we are entirely too successful. There are so many..
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Not even wrong - ways to dismiss technology

Not even wrong - ways to dismiss technology | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
How do we get beyond 'that's a toy!' and 'but everything looked like a
toy!', and try actually to understand whether a new technology might
matter? What are valid lines of reasoning, and what statements are 'not
even wrong'?
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Michal Kosinski: Can We Out Evolve Artificial Intelligence?

Michal Kosinski: Can We Out Evolve Artificial Intelligence? | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The human mind will outsmart AI in the end, says Michal Kosinski in the final piece of a three part series.
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Why Artificial Intelligence Owes You an Explanation

Why Artificial Intelligence Owes You an Explanation | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The emerging “right to an explanation” movement is focused on providing consumers with personalized, easy to understand algorithmic transparency.
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Robots Will Save the Economy

Robots Will Save the Economy | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The problem today is too little technology. Physical industries haven’t kept up.
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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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Perfect Ten

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Apple had amazing product introductions before the iPhone, and it’s had a few good ones after. But the iPhone was the only product introduction that felt *impossible*.
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Growth is getting hard from intensive competition, consolidation, and saturation

Growth is getting hard from intensive competition, consolidation, and saturation | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The end of the cycle One of the best essays written last year was Elad Gil’s End of Cycle? – referencing our most recent 2007-2017 run on mobile and web software, and the implications for investing, startups, and entrepreneurs. Although he doesn’t directly talk about it, the end of a tech cycle has major implications for launching …
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Among the iPhone’s Biggest Transformations: Apple Itself

Among the iPhone’s Biggest Transformations: Apple Itself | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Since Apple launched the iPhone in June 2007, the smartphone revolution it unleashed has changed the way people work and socialize while reshaping industries from music to hotels. It also has transformed the company in ways that co-founder Steve Jobs could hardly have foreseen.
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There Is No Cyber Talent Crunch; You’re Just Hiring Wrong

There Is No Cyber Talent Crunch; You’re Just Hiring Wrong | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Robert Walker says there isn’t a shortage of available information security talent and identifies three issues with infosec recruiting.
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Why do so few people major in computer science? | Dan Wang

Why do so few people major in computer science? | Dan Wang | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
The number of people who majored in computer science in the US isn't much higher in 2015 than in 2005. Why do so few students major in computer science?
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Compress to impress

One of the funniest and most implausible things in movies is the grand
speech by the general, usually the film's protagonist, in front of
thousands of soldiers in the moments just before a critical battle.
Examples abound, and the punch lines lodge in the memory, from Henry V ("We
band
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Blitzcapital — sometimes crazy, sometimes essential to great technology businesses

Blitzcapital — sometimes crazy, sometimes essential to great technology businesses | The Innovation Economy | Scoop.it
Tim O'Reilly wrote a great response to the most recent episode of Masters of Scale, “The Money Episode”. Tim's LinkedIn Influencer post, “Some
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