Technology & Innovation
Mar 23, 2019
“Founding father” of virtual reality explores the ways digital platforms change economic relationships Computer scientist Jaron Lanier explains the uneasy relationship between an analog world and a corporate digital infrastructure.
Mar 19, 2019
Richard Vague looks at what it’ll take for the U.S. to win the R&D race
Mar 14, 2019
As technology and deregulation continue to shape the labor market, maintaining strong worker protections is as important as ever
Mar 20, 2019
As automation takes on more routine tasks, work will become more about creativity, ethics, and empathy
Jan 9, 2019
Under the guise of “philanthropy,” business elites have an increasing grip on society
We need a new system of rules for the digital 21st century that enhances global digital cooperation and welfare. Nothing less than a historic gathering of the world’s key decision makers will get us there.
Nov 13, 2018
Instead of rewarding the taxpayers and employees who actually create value for the tech giant, Apple is doling out massive stock buybacks
Oct 10, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to replace routine jobs, says Dr. Kai-Fu Lee. But done right, that process could allow us to “pursue dreams, spend time with our loved ones and find out why we exist as humans”
Oct 29, 2018
The Rise of China and the Future of WorkArtificial intelligence could replace routine jobs but allow us to “pursue dreams”
Oct 3, 2018
“We don’t look after each other at all,” says Jeffrey Sachs on America today
Aug 3, 2018
How corporate raiders coopted “shareholder democracy” for their own ends
Working Paper Series
This paper explains how hedge-fund activists are exerting power over corporate resourceallocation far in excess of the actual voting power of their shareholdings.
Jim Chanos: “Cryptocurrency is a security speculation game masquerading as a technological breakthrough”
Jun 4, 2018
The “dean of short sellers” says bitcoin is the last thing he’d want to own in the event of a catastrophe.
May 25, 2018
Bill Janeway explains why “efficiency is the enemy of innovation,” and how venture capitalists and the state advance technological change
Alberto Baccini’s presentation for INET’s panel on research evaluation at the G20 Global Solutions Summit in Berlin, May 2018.