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• <b>Author:</b> Jared Diamond<p>In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning <i>Guns, Germs and Steel</i>, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization<p>Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, …

Oral Histories: Alexander Butterfield

A promising test for pancreatic cancer ... from a teenager

Over 85 percent of all pancreatic cancers are diagnosed late, when someone has less than two percent chance of survival. How could this be? Jack …

Cancer

Getting to 'Yes' With Iran

We don’t yet know whether Hasan Rouhani’s election as president of Iran will improve the prospects for a nuclear deal — prospects that had dimmed …

Water Cooler Archives

February 17th, 2016 by Mark Renfree<p>Even though YouTube shows no signs of slowing, many brands still look at it as either a check box or a content …

Russia Turns To Typewriters To Protect Against Cyber Espionage

Although notable in the wake of Wikileaks and Edward Snowden revelations about the NSA and cyber spying, an official told Agence France Presse, "This purchase has been planned for more than a year now."<p>The old school spy purchase is ironic, though, considering the Kremlin must know that typewriters …

Spying

Jobs Are Returning – But Can Skilled Workers, Too?

Good things are happening in manufacturing nowadays. Dale Gehring and Paul Kuchuris know this firsthand.<p>How can they not? As the chairperson and …

The Muslim Brotherhood After Morsi

On June 30, 2012, Mohamed Morsi, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood–affiliated Freedom and Justice Party, was sworn in as Egypt’s president. On the …

Don't Take Helium Shortage Lightly | Commentary

You know about the fiscal cliff, but have you heard of the helium cliff?<p>On Oct. 7, the government’s Federal Helium Reserve, which contains one-third …

July 12: Call on Congress to Restore the Fourth Amendment

Breaking down the 4 social media archetypes

It’s hardly a surprise that a handful of social-media users with huge followings can impact a whole lot. But the buck doesn’t stop there.<p>Not everyone …

Charlie Rose | Hulu

Charlie Rose is currently unavailable to stream on-demand, but may be available on Hulu with Live TV depending on regional availability. Try Live TV …

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Yet iNK Think Tank’s efforts to increase children’s nonfiction diets are in sharp contrast to what kids are consuming: according to a 2010 study by …

Leaders, Choose Your Words Wisely

Even a brief interaction can change the way people think about themselves, their leaders, and the future. Each of those many connections you make has the potential to become a high point or a low point in someone’s day. Each is a chance to transform an ordinary moment into a touchpoint.<p>What is a …

BBC World Service - HARDtalk, Mustafa Akyol and Dina Wahba

A year ago the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's creed looked like a winning political formula. Now the Islamists have been removed from power by the army and millions of Egyptians see that as a cause for celebration. Meanwhile, Turkey's moderate Islamist rulers have faced unprecedented mass protests - …

GAO report on economic impact from IP theft underwhelms

For example, the ITC’s report, China: Effects of Intellectual Property Infringement and Indigenous Innovation Policies on the U.S. Economy, estimated …

Hulu’s owners decide not to sell; will chip in $750M to keep it growing

The drama over who would buy streaming video service Hulu, almost fit for a soap opera, has come to end with a surprise twist as Hulu’s owners have decided not to sell.<p>High-profile bidders that were apparently looking to buy Hulu included DirectTV, Time Warner Cable, Yahoo, and Silver Lake.<p>But …

Boeing’s Shares Reel on Heathrow Fire, Drag Dow With It

CNBC<p>Boeing shares dropped sharply in heavy trading Friday, sandbagging the Dow Jones Industrial Average after a fire broke out at London’s Heathrow …

Willie Brown On Hillary Clinton 2016 Run: 'Everybody Fears Hillary'

<i>The Commonwealth Club and The Huffington Post present Commonwealth Club Thought Leaders, an ongoing series of insights from the most interesting people in California. Read the summary below and watch the video above—then share your thoughts.</i><p><b>By John Zipperer</b><p>Most of the political punditocracy that …

The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: Five More Uncomfortable Questions for the International Community

As I mentioned in my previous blog post yesterday on Syria, the scale and speed with which the Syrian displacement crisis is unfolding is …

NASA, Industry Test "3D Printed" Rocket Engine Injector

Liquid oxygen/gaseous hydrogen rocket injector assembly built using additive manufacturing technology is hot-fire tested at NASA Glenn Research …

3D Printing

Time Is Running Out For Extra Early Bird Disrupt SF Tickets

The early bird, as they say, gets the worm. You, on the other hand, are not a bird. So you can get TC Disrupt SF Early Bird Tickets for far less than you will be able to at the door or even three days from now. But you do not get the worm.<p>Our events team is pulling down our early bird tickets on …

USC Summer Workouts 11-on-11 highlights from 7/9/13

The Future of Egypt Depends on Investing in Women

As the world watches events in Egypt unfold, its leaders have a unique opportunity to be an example for the region by fully empowering its women to play a greater role in the economy and society. Egypt will never reach its full potential and its economy will continue to struggle until it gives …

Car rental giant Enterprise acquires Lyft’s Zimride ride-sharing service

Lyft‘s founders are selling Zimride, its lesser-known ride-sharing service that has been around since 2007.<p>Car rental giant Enteprise Holdings will acquire Zimride; the final sum for the acquisition has not yet been disclosed. The buy-up is a strategic move for Enterprise, as it offers an …