Keynote address for JPMorgan Chase, New York City, December 4, 2013
Has the world baked in the historic rise of digital technology over the past two decades? The central question of our time is: has that revolution peaked? Is it true, as is so commonly claimed, that we are finally at peak innovation in general?
Let’s put that proposition in the colorful terms offered by some of the adherents to the theory of peak innovation. The claim is that in the grand sweep of history the invention of the smart phone is far less impactful, has changed fewer lives, than the invention of the flush toilet.
With America's economy stuck in a lethargic "recovery mode" and the all-Washington all-media focus on the Affordable Care Act, President Obama took to the road last month to give a speech in Ohio about jobs and manufacturing. Buried in that speech we find a brief nod to the benefits of increased American oil and gas production. Buried and brief.
“We choose to go to the moon” President Kennedy said on September 12, 1962 at Rice University. It was a simple, telegraphic phrase in one of the greatest speeches in Presidential history. Those seven words encompassed not just an idea or a program but an underlying philosophy. Those seven words are now locked into history for how they changed the world.
with Spencer Abraham .... The Energy Daily
There is an ironclad rule when it comes to energy politics: prices matter. And specifically when they spike up. Meanwhile, there is a reality in the business of energy that you can take to the bank—energy is a volatile commodity and there are...