Year: 2011

Reconsidering Laissez-faire

Reconsidering Laissez-faire

To ‘let it be.’ What does it mean in terms of modern American politics, social, and business policy, and are those who believe that pure merit and creativity will always prevail are utopian dreamers?

The New Cyborg in Seoul

The New Cyborg in Seoul

Seoul really is the most technologically advanced city, and as columnist Carla Vitantonio notes, the new cyborgs have already been born. Join Carla as she explores life and gender issues through the eyes of an Italian woman in South Korea.

A Socially-Conscious Investment Strategy

A Socially-Conscious Investment Strategy

Takeshi Yamasaki quit his job at Goldman Sachs because, in his words “it was about buying at a low price and selling at a high price, and that’s it.” Find out why he took a gamble to make investments that are good for society, not just for investor’s bank accounts.

When Cycling is a Crime

When Cycling is a Crime

“A 3,000-kilo SUV traveling 55kph beside a 10-kilo bicycle traveling 15kph? Are you Americans fucking nuts?” Take a look with us, at the current misgivings of the U.S. bicycle infrastructure, and how it can be fixed.

Where Art and Technology ‘Get it On’

Where Art and Technology ‘Get it On’

A hand-picked cast of artists, curators, and technology tycoons form an initial working group for Silicon Valley’s ZERO1 Garage, with a goal to create a place where art and technology can ‘get it on’ in the garage. Find out how Silicon Valley plans to solve the world’s problems using art, science, technology and business.