It’s a Terrible Time to Regulate Big Tech

Real Clear Politics …………… A new Rasmussen poll finds half of Facebook’s users say they might bail out of that social media site because of privacy concerns. For Facebook’s detractors, there’s surely some schadenfreude. And its competitors sitting on the sidelines are doubtless salivating over the prospect of nabbing customers. At stake here, however, is much more…

The Top 10 Technologies That Concern Millennials

Real Clear Science          … if you’re a corporation in the business of disrupting the status quo, say, or a pundit looking to stir up trouble, or a writer of dystopian movies and novels, what you should want to know is what kinds of things worry Millennials.

Why Silicon Valley Loves Mining

Investors Business Daily                        The global embrace of electric cars is being hailed by myriad enthusiasts as yet another kind of digital disruption coming out of Silicon Valley.

Rebuild Strong, Not Green, in Puerto Rico

Wall Street Journal                       Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electric grid, destroying half the island’s long-distance transmission lines and compromising most local distribution capacity.

The Cyber Age Has Hardly Begun

Wall Street Journal                 Apparently American companies can be organized now into two camps: smoking-hot tech firms and old economy roadkill. Economists cite soaring tech stock valuations as evidence of a two-speed economy. Yet Silicon Valley magic hasn’t benefited most companies or created jobs for most Americans.