Sickness Industry

The July/August 2009 issue of Technology Review is especially good. In it there are articles on Wolfram Alpha, cap and trade, Obama’s technology stimulus, and nuclear fusion. It also contains an entire section on cloud computing and a thought-provoking essay on privacy in the age of Facebook. A Pound of Cure (subscription required) Andy Kessler, […]

Job Lock

Health system discourages innovation Andy Sullivan, Reuters, May 28, 2009 I’ve been talking about “job lock” since long before I knew there was a term for it. It is perhaps one of the most devastating consequences of our troubled health care system industry–and one that barely receives mention. Innovation and entrepreneurship are what made this […]