Economy May 28

Fixing Google’s gender gap shouldn’t be so hard

Silicon Valley companies justify their dearth of women technologists by claiming that there just aren’t enough to go around. And employee data from Google released Wednesday prove that the technology behemoth is no different; only 17 percent of its technology…

Economy Aug 31

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Can Microsoft Be Saved? Maybe Not

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at the launch event of Windows 8 in 2012. Photo courtesy of Lucas Jackson/REUTERS. Is Microsoft going the way of the Soviet Union? Vivek Wadhwa, vice president for academics and innovation at Singularity University,…

Jul 26

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Technopessimism Is Bunk

In a 2011 Making Sen$e report, we explored the slowing of innovation with “The Great Stagnation” author Tyler Cowen. Editor’s Note: The developed world enjoys the benefits of running hot and cold water, refrigerators and electric stoves, all…

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