• Technology
  • Your 21st-Century Car Will Be Zero-Emissions and Smart

    Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to reinvent the automobile. Silicon Valley and Detroit are now in a race to reinvent the automobile — delivering zero tailpipe emissions, autonomous driving, and seamless voice-connectivity between the car, all your digital devices, your home and place of work. Think iPhone compared to landline in visualizing […]

  • Society
  • Can ‘Han Solo’ Hack the San Bernardino Phone?

    The battle between free data access and personal security, which has been raging quietly in the background for years, grabbed headlines this week, around the iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. Investigators have the phone, but they have not been able to access internal data. Each iPhone contains sophisticated encryption technology specifically […]

  • Investment and Markets
  • Why Don’t More Companies Invest in CSR?

    By Greg Doyle “Why don’t more companies invest in CSR?” I had a friend ask me this exact question. The question led me to reflect on the many different arguments companies make against investing in corporate social responsibility (CSR). Although the arguments vary based on the individual company and its leadership, some broad themes resonated […]

  • Investment and Markets
  • Economic Stimulation and the Nonprofit Sector

    By Joseph Plummer The Federal Reserve has a very clear mission that includes three basic objectives: maximize employment, keep prices stable and keep interest rates reasonable. And before 2008, the Federal Reserve and other central banks were able to effectively manipulate the financial system — and, by extension, the economy — using very simple levers […]