The acquisition of the oncology data company Flatiron Health by Roche for $2.1B represents a validation of the hypothesis that technology entrepreneurs who can turn health data into actionable insights can capture significant value.
AEI’s Shane Tews hosts a discussion with Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) on what policymakers can do to help improve the cybersecurity of the Internet of Things.
Jerry Brito, executive director of Coin Center and former senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, joins the podcast to explain all things Bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.
As this McKinsey chart shows, health care is a sector that could use a lot more digitization.
Given falling unemployment and rising labor-force participation, even among prime-age males, there’s an apparent disconnect between perception and reality.
The new Amazon Go store reflects the possibilities as well as the perils of the AI economy
“Asked whether a child born today would even have to learn how to drive, Khosrowshahi confidently said he didn’t believe they would.”
The Internet of Things, smart devices, and technology partnerships will play major roles in the smart cities of tomorrow, enabling smarter transportation planning, better use of limited resources, and improved services for residents.
It’s not reflected in the headlines yet, but tax reform can boost technology, productivity, and pay in other ways besides one-time bonuses.
Just because a technology exists and some companies are profitably employing it doesn’t mean it will soon penetrate large portions of the economy. Thus rapid technological change can coexist with overall weak productivity growth.
The elegant and simple antitrust explanation may well be correct, but the issue certainly seems contestable. Perhaps more serious research needs to be done before we start breaking up or heavily regulating today’s tech titans in the name of innovation.