Topic: Silicon Valley
Apple cofounder Steve Jobs urged, 'Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life.' But in 'It's a Wonderful Life,' protagonist George Bailey gave up his dreams for his own life and learned that 'no one is a failure who has friends.' How do we square these messages?
12/22/2011 12:23 pm
Green energy has long aimed to overthrow fossil fuel's stranglehold on world power generation. But for now, Silicon Valley is taking green energy down a different path.
12/14/2011 03:38 pm
Stratolaunch plane, an enormous aircraft, will be a flying launchpad for space flights. Could this Stratolaunch plane turn extraterrestrial tourism into an everyday affair?
12/14/2011 01:26 pm
Robert Noyce is celebrated today with a Google doodle image of an integrated circuit - a micro chip. But Robert Noyce was more than just a great engineer, he was also a mentor to Silicon Valley entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs at Apple, Inc.
12/12/2011 11:46 am
They'll take you from Mount Hebron to Silicon Valley. These are the 15 nonfiction titles that Monitor book reviewers found to be the most outstanding of 2011.
12/06/2011 10:35 am
Large companies like Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are choosing sprawling suburban office complexes over downtown headquarters. What is the environmental impact?
11/30/2011 02:00 pm
The digital revolution means that an incredible amount of wealth and progress can be created with virtually no positive impact on jobs and the economy
11/29/2011 06:00 pm
Does our love affair with mavericks – from Ronald Reagan to Steve Jobs – make sense?
11/28/2011 11:34 am
The debt crisis is shaking Europe – and now Germany, too. But no Western country weathered the storm of the Great Recession as well as Germany. America can't copy the German model, but it can learn much from its small-business exporters.
11/22/2011 11:21 am
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs bring a fresh eye to social problems. In some cases, their innovative solutions are changing the way charity is delivered.
11/19/2011 02:17 pm