Starting in the 1980s, US firms provided the logistical, financial, legal, and technological infrastructure to an increasingly wired, interconnected world. Much of this advance would be what we now call innovation. And it delivered staggering results.
Lowering taxes, the argument goes, allows businesses to invest, innovate, and grow. Logically, it makes sense. But is it true?
The United States currently has 50 million vehicles with internet connectivity. The number of wired vehicles in the US is increasing by nearly 40% every year. All are susceptible to cyberattacks.
Headlines may focus on this issue or that, but something more significant is afoot. It has to do with who and what protects the freedoms we know and those we cannot yet imagine.
I even hated him more because I knew he could beat me.
As we start the next decade, the world is improving in big, important ways. This is truest in parts of the world that need it most.
Ambition has a remarkably resilient animal spirit.
Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war.
She didn't believe in the equality of the sexes. She believed in the superiority of women.
In a society where everything is political, perhaps someone should take up the unsexy but all-important cause of socioeconomic decay.
In addition to changing passwords and other standard how-tos, good cyber hygiene would focus on minimizing our attack area.
Did you know that, just three days after becoming Prime Minister, Winston Churchill gave his now-famous “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat" speech.