How Silicon Valley Could Really Change the World

July 5th, 2015

CITY JOURNAL   When it comes to technology and money, all roads lead to Silicon Valley. But when it comes to support for world-changing science, today’s tech leaders think small. The world awaits the first Nobel Prize for a Google, Apple, or Amazon scientist, or for a researcher funded by any Silicon Valley company. Read More

Fund the magic of new science

June 7th, 2015

USA Today   New science is the closest thing to magic needed to solve seemingly intractable problems in every domain from medicine and manufacturing to energy and the environment. Read More

Shale 2.0 — Technology and the Coming Big-Data Revolution in America’s Shale Oil Fields

May 21st, 2015

Manhattan Institute Policy Paper   Shale 2.0 will thus be data-driven. It will be centered in the United States. And it will be one in which entrepreneurs, especially those skilled in analytics, will create vast wealth and further disrupt oil geopolitics. Read More

When Congress ‘Reins In’ Lawyers, Lawyers Always Win

May 6th, 2015

Real Clear Politics There are still a handful of truths about America about which nearly everyone agrees. One is the centrality of innovation for future prosperity. This truth stretches back to the beginning of the nation. As every aspiring patent lawyer learns in first year, the Founding Fathers enshrined into the Constitution itself-not just in an amendment-the protection of patents in order to ensure "the progress of science and the useful arts." Read More