Peter Thiel, the legendary co-founder of PayPal, says that the greatest threat to technological growth in America is a culture that embraces conformity. “I worry that the conformity problem is worse today than it was in the ‘50s,” said Thiel at an event hosted by the Mercatus Center.
AUSTIN - "What is our moonshot?" Austin's medical technologists realize that their city is on the precipice of being a leader in the healthcare space. A new medical center is opening up. An innovation district is coming along. Capital is appearing and talent is plenty.
The increasing complexity of global business is requiring new skill sets to build a more competitive workforce. Many schools are adapting their curriculums to meet these demands, but how are they changing the ways students and teachers engage and interact with new information?
Five years ago, there were no startup incubators in New York City.
The Big Apple could hardly be called a hotbed for new innovation, as its economy still relied heavily on big corporations and the financial sector.