There are times when folks in the private sector look at government and marvel at its inefficiency. Businesses thrive on competition, innovation, exploration, and a focus on meeting a need as fast and inexpensively as possible.
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The world is standing on the very edge of the next big thing—the commercial application of graphene. Even as the super-strong, super-conductive single-atom thick sheet of carbon was first created in 2004, a useful application of this wonder material has remained tantalizingly out of reach.
There are signs the FAA has changed its approach to unmanned aerial systems.
The formula for helping civic entrepreneurship thrive.
Silicon Valley and Boston are great startup hubs. But they’re not the only startup hubs.
What is the “GPS of things,” and what does it mean for the future of warfare and commerce?
The infamous Tommy-gun toting John Dillinger was once asked why he robbed banks. He responded, “Because that’s where the money is.”
The world has many people who chronicle the events of our lives but no one group of people writes more of the first page of history than reporters.
By Rich Cooper
If you could go back in time and talk to a 17-year-old you, what would you say? It sounds like the premise for a country song or even a comedy film, but it’s a serious question when you think about preparing for the future.
The tech industry’s “fail fast, fail often” mantra has proven successful in pumping out world-changing innovations in record time. The faster one figures out what doesn’t work, the faster one can get to something that does. Failure is a good thing that is a natural consequence of the innovation process.