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G. Pascal Zachary Guest Contributor

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    Am I old-fashioned? It offends me that Mary Meeker, “Queen of the Internet,” earned $15 million last year.

  • Nano-Hype

    Just as chip manufacturers reach the limits of silicon’s abilities, nanotechnology will save the day with self-assembling “molecular computers.” Sound too good to be true? It is.

  • The Intel Octopus

    Intel is pouring billions into smaller companies to gain access to markets, expertise and hot technologies. Is the computing giant sponsoring innovation or is it growing tentacles that will crush competition?

  • Net? Nyet!

    E-commerce will not conquer all. On the Web, as in real life, the rich will get richer.

  • The Real Global Village

    Indigenous peoples around the world want new technology, but on their own terms–just as we all do.

  • The Law of the Rathole

    Sometimes, walking away from a risky technology project is the better part of valor. Here are five handy rules for avoiding “ratholes.”

  • E Pluribus Euro

    With Japan on the ropes, the chieftains of U.S. high-tech now must worry about the competitive threat from, believe it or not, Europe.

  • Avoiding Annihilation

    A prolonged economic crisis could wreck the ecology of innovation. Here are five ways to avoid annihilation during a global downturn.

  • End R&D "Welfare"

    Misguided federal largesse has created an R&D welfare state that does little to promote innovation. It’s time for a revolution.

  • High-Tech Hubris

    Beware the high-tech hubris of a venture capitalist who doesn’t understand the political game.

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