Evaluating World War II-era crisis innovation: My long-read Q&A with Daniel P. Gross

By James Pethokoukis & Daniel P. Gross Crises like World War II can give researchers the funding and public support necessary to make great breakthroughs in R&D, many of which have applicability far beyond the ....

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What’s next for space exploration? My long-read Q&A with Tim Fernholz, Sara Seager, Stan Veuger, and Matt Weinzierl

By James Pethokoukis, Tim Fernholz, Sara Seager, Stan Veuger, & Matt Weinzierl It seems as though American interest in space is surging in ways we haven’t seen since the 1960s. What does this renewal mean ....

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How American universities can promote innovation: My long-read Q&A with Korok Ray

A key component of America’s ability to innovate is its world-renowned system of higher education, which is the envy of the world. However, there’s room for improvement. Universities can do more to promote the inventive ....

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How will artificial intelligence shape our future? My long-read Q&A with Darrell M. West

Artificial intelligence is becoming more common every year, with applications in industries ranging from medicine to transportation to the service sector. Many people see this technology as a means of finally escaping the disappointing productivity ....

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Openness and the story of human progress: My long-read Q&A with Johan Norberg

History has featured several societies defined by openness. From Ancient Greece, to the Abbasid Caliphate, to China’s Song Dynasty, many cultures embraced trade and innovation for a time. But these societies eventually all turned inward, ....

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In defense of Section 230: My long-read Q&A with Jeff Kosseff

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has come under fire from people on both the left and the right. Many Democrats fear that the provision enables too much hate speech and disinformation, and a ....

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Are Big Tech firms monopolies? My long-read Q&A with Nicolas Petit

Big Tech firms like Amazon, Google, and Apple are some of the most popular companies among American consumers. However, among policymakers in Washington, they’ve become much less popular for many reasons. Chief among these reasons ....

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