Michael Saylor, The Id of Web 2.0
October 26, 2012
On a recent Friday morning, Michael Saylor appeared before a think-tank audience to cheerfully predict the end of the world. Newspapers and televisions? Obsolete in a smartphone-enhanced future. Banks and wallets? Ditto. Textbooks? About to “dematerialize.” Also doomed: Algebra teachers. "We need to eliminate every one of those algebra teacher jobs," Saylor said, waving his iPhone like a wand. "Instead of five hundred thousand average algebra teachers, we need one good algebra teacher.
Can You Really Watch a Debate and Tweet It at the Same Time?
October 22, 2012
Are journalists really paying attention to what candidates say, or are they too distracted? The neuroscience behind media multi-tasking.
An App to Make Campaign Workers Act Normal
October 15, 2012
Want to encourage campaign workers to eat dinner and breathe? There's an app for that.
North Carolina's Research Triangle Park was a cutting edge workplace, in the 1950s. Now, people don't even want to show up for work. Can it be fixed?
The Internet: Now Just Another Special Interest
October 02, 2012
The Internet Association says it's just got consumers' interests at heart. That's ridiculous.
Unhappy Valley: A Startup Party's Tinge of Gloom
September 21, 2012
Tech startups are as hot as ever in Silicon Valley, but at a conference in San Francisco, there are hints of hard times ahead.
Meet Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian Who Could Swing the McCaskill-Akin Race
September 10, 2012
Jonathan Dine is a personal trainer / convicted felon who can bench 225 lbs. Oh, and his libertarian Senate campaign could help Todd Akin in Missouri.
How Facebook's Fancy New Headquarters Are Stuck In The Past
August 30, 2012
Why must Facebook and Apple keep building the suburban tech campuses of yore?
Dinesh D’Souza’s Dreams of Obama
August 28, 2012
Dinesh D'Souza obsession with Obama's "anti-colonialism" is translating to some surprisingly good box office numbers.
The Tweeps on the Bus
August 24, 2012
BuzzFeed constructs its political content for the Twitter-fied world.