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Click of a Button: Implications of a Twittering President

Holding the highest office in the United States of America can be the loneliest of positions. It certainly is a role that no one can relate to. That’s why communication is key for our presidents. It’s fascinating to dig through old documents that time has yellowed to...

Automation and the Future of Labor: Two Scenarios

Frankenstein. It is one of the most enduring horror stories of all time.  Mary Shelley’s masterpiece, inspired by a nightmare, is a cautionary tale.  Ingenuity run amok.  Progress beyond our control.  Creation dominating the creator.  Like Shelley, these themes occupy...

Alphabet: Google’s Not-So-Secret Plot to Do Good and Save the World

Larry Page, CEO of the company formerly known as Google, once suggested that rather than leaving his wealth to charity he may just give it to Elon Musk. He believed in Musk’s vision of a manned mission to Mars “to back up humanity.” “That’s a company,” he said, “and...