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Opinion Policy Society

Who Will Unlock Technology’s Potential?

Tech transformations require education and imagination. If we don't focus on that, we may fail to benefit from a variety of promising but sometimes scary technologies.   More

International Affairs Policy

China’s Best Strategy for Trade Negotiations: Cooperation

China faces difficult realities that must be balanced in the trade talks. Ultimately, the U.S. will force the creation of a more level playing field.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Policy Science

Can a Company Claim Your Genes?

Congress is weighing a bipartisan proposal to allow patents for naturally occurring things like genes and organisms.   More

Policy

Here’s What Two Presidential Candidates Said at Techonomy NYC

The presidential candidates shared insights on the future of tech, universal health care, and national service.   More

Net Giants Policy Security & Privacy

Zuckerberg’s Regulatory About-Face

Mark Zuckerberg took a major new step over the weekend, issuing a blunt call for government intervention to set rules for the internet – and Facebook. This is a sea change, and historic, even if far too late. Yet, Facebook’s CEO deserves credit for finally and clearly acknowledging that the respective roles of government and net platforms has to change.   More

Net Giants Policy

Why Breaking Up Big Tech Isn’t the Answer

There’s lots of talk about breaking up the world’s largest tech companies. You do deserve to be mad and even grab your pitchforks and demand justice. But simply breaking these companies into pieces is not going to help consumers.   More