By Paul Graham
Published Jan. 25, 2005 - Americans make the best software and films, and the Japanese the best cars and consumer electronics. There's a reason for this, and it goes far deeper than cultural differences or the quality of autoworkers, it has to do with who's in charge.
By James Wilsdon & Rebecca Willis
Published Jan. 25, 2005 - Politics and science needn't be like oil and water. The authors of See-Through Science argue that greater public engagement early in the scientific process improve social outcomes.
By Jim Grote
Published Jan. 25, 2005 - According to Warren Buffet, Bill Gates Sr., Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Paine, and Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, unlimited dynastic wealth is not only at odds with the spirit of the Founding Fathers, but anti-productivity.
By Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus
Published Jan. 25, 2005 - The environmental movement's foundational concepts, its method for framing legislative proposals, and its very institutions are exhausted. As global warming looms on the horizon, the authors of The Death of Environmentalism argue that in order to move forward, environmentalists must take a step back.
By Dror Eyal
Published Jan. 25, 2005 - You're too late! Most home consumers have all the software they will ever need, and most companies out there already have all the basic technologies they need to successfully compete.
What's a software developer to do? Read the Six Laws of the New Software to find out.