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The Woman Who Just Might Save the Planet and Our Pocketbooks -- What if our economy was not built on competition? Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom talks about her work on cooperation in economics.
Asia is increasingly becoming a market of focus of technology firms, thanks to the explosive rise in smartphone adoption, mobile Internet usage and other the uptake of other technology, but a new market is now being talked about: Myanmar (also known as Burma.) Following recent elections and political reform —...
There's been plenty of talk about software patents, and tons of discussions from people suggesting that perhaps the "solution" to problems with the patent system are to simply carve out software (and business method) patents, and make those unpatentable. There are plenty of reasonable arguments for why "software" should not...
This year's winner of the Nobel prize in literature, the Chinese writer Mo Yan, was a controversial choice. Some saw him as too close to the Chinese establishment, and thus insufficiently heroic -- unlike the previous Chinese Nobel prize-winner, the imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. While Mo was in Stockholm to...
At the World Economic Forum last week, I attended a small dinner that included eight Nobel Prize winners. What a privilege in itself. The question the Laureates were asked to address was "What do you see as the world's biggest challenges?" They facilitated conversations at each table, and at the...
Eat bacteria before they eat you: an @edge video interview (and transcript) with Nobel Prize winner Kary Mullis: http://bit.ly/bavVtG
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