In the past decade, America’s internet giants have grown to an enormous size. But the next few years are likely to be much less friendly to them.
Today’s tech sector has become a slow-moving behemoth, but there is one area bubbling with creativity — that of crypto-currencies.
A question that not only science fiction lovers should ask is: What future do we want to live in?
The China threat and the U.S.-European convergence of interests.
With minimal policy intervention, electrification of cars is likely to remain too slow for the world’s climate action needs.
Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.
The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.
Innovations in public decision-making and consensus-building require a richness of participation and inclusion, not just tech tools.
Direct democracy is now easier than ever. But raw public input without first improving democratic processes is dangerous.
Technology might help countries like India with government services, but it’s no silver bullet for the business of governance.