Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
"The quality of life we have even during COVID is so much higher than anything humanity experienced, and it's only going to get better."
How an innovative collaboration could help bring back America's only barrier reef from the brink of destruction.
Innovations in epidemiological statistics, artificial fertilizer, toilets, sanitation systems, and vaccines have allowed billions of people to flourish until old age.
Powerful companies attempting to get government agencies to suppress competition means consumers could lose out.
May our new space billionaires produce spinoff technologies for the rest of us to enjoy in due time!
From SpaceX and Tesla to Uber and Lyft, many of the most successful companies thrived without the government's stamp of approval.
The Senate’s Endless Frontier Act aims to spur innovation but leaves out immigration reform.
Say what you will about the U.S., but its financial reporting rules are at least consistent.
Technological innovation makes gathering visual land data easier and cheaper—and threatens an industry’s status quo.
Helping innovative companies fast-track products to market is a great way to recover from the COVID economy
Some of them like the stock, but all of them think our financial system is broken.
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Alex Winter's new film celebrates the Rock Hall of Famer's individualism, anti-authoritarianism, and entrepreneurship.
How can we build a culture that welcomes alternative tech?
America has been lagging behind other countries.
Most environmental panics have some sort of gimmicky product response. The coronavirus pandemic is no different.
Will changes to how many of us work outlast the pandemic?
Matt Ridley on how the coronavirus caught him by surprise, the crucial role of dissent in politics, and the importance of innovation for survival
No, they’re not frontline ventilators. Yes, they’re useful.
The coronavirus is no excuse to intrude on people's lives unnecessarily. Tech provides decentralized systems for contact tracing.
They were mocked for sounding the alarm. Now they're the ones providing the solutions.
The short-term rental service seeks 100,000 hosts to set space aside for those working to fight the pandemic.
Can Our Shuttered Auto Plants Make Ventilators for Coronavirus Patients? And Will the Government Let Them?
GM’s CEO is offering to help. She shouldn't wait for the feds to figure out what to do.
It's the end of the decade, and groceries, birth control, and weed can all be delivered straight to your door.
Don’t be afraid of the robopups, but make sure we leash law enforcement to keep officers from misusing them.
We’re going to need a lot more sensing equipment—and fast. Here’s how to do it.
Perhaps the most radical aspect of the new Walmart Heath clinic? Consumers will know exactly what each service costs.
You can literally wear your principles on your sleeve while baffling facial recognition technology.
Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook are all in the federal government’s crosshairs.
Many innovations' benefits aren't captured by the GDP.
'Killer' Walkman, 'Insane' Bicycles, and Novels Will Rot Your Brain: Pessimist Archive's Jason Feifer on 'Why We Resist New Things'
Jason Feifer's podcast explores "why we resist new things" and tells great stories about panics over the novel, the elevator, the waltz, margarine, and more.
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.
Giving consumers more accurate dosing for vaped THC is a huge market opportuntiy, but it has important public policy implications too.
Get food, coffee, medicine, and golf balls (if your aim is just that bad).
A love letter to getting good stuff cheaply
Pioneering treatments may require equally pioneering payment models.