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Crowdfunders' Losing Deal

Shouldn’t those who contribute the funds to launch successful startups also share in any profits?

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Could Computers Get Too Smart?

Some scientists and philosophers worry that artificial intelligence may someday make humanity superfluous.

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Sweden’s Swing toward a Free Market

Startups and regulatory restraint have fueled Swedish economic growth.

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‘Cleantech’ Gets Clocked By 60 Minutes, and the Usual Suspects Try to Make Lemonade

Despite massive taxpayer-funded subsidies, ‘clean energy’ is a failure because it remains far too expensive to compete in the marketplace.

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How Teachers Can Best Use Tech

Technology is creating a revolution that could profoundly improve our schools, but getting digital learning right is more about the planning than the purchase order.

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Higher Education’s Internet Revolution

The biggest surprise about Massive Open Online Courses is how conservative they are.

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Scientific Groupthink and Gay Parenting

The controversy over a recent study on gay parenting illustrates a sociopolitical groupthink operating in the social scientific community. Scientists should go where the science takes them, not where their politics does.

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The Arctic Becomes a Hot Spot

The main source of global energy reserves and geopolitical tensions could shift in the not-too-distant future from the Middle East to the Arctic. Here’s why.

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The Climate Change Climate Keeps Changing, but the Carbon Tax Is Eternal

Confronted with more data that contradict climate change orthodoxy, climate change alarmists still advocate a carbon tax, but with new rationales.

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Tomorrow's Technological Breakthroughs: Hiding in Plain Sight?

A look back at the Depression era reminds us to be skeptical of the technological pessimism of some leading economists today — few people foresaw just which inventions would be most momentous.

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Smoking Kills, and So Might E-Cigarette Regulation

Smoking is a leading cause of death, and cessation treatments are largely ineffective, yet regulation threatens a promising new technology that might help smokers quit.

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The Kremlin's Propaganda Campaign and Russia's Regression

The Kremlin is addressing Russia’s economic problems by dusting off Soviet-era propaganda and policies. The resulting paranoia and intolerance are bound to yield a toxic harvest when the regime falters or loses control outright.

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The 'Science' of Global Warming, Part 2

Context and clarity are needed to understand the UN IPCC's latest report on climate change.

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The 'Science' of Global Warming, Part 1

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report is a document intended to further the narrative of catastrophic man-made climate change.

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The Value of Scientific Prizes

As the number of prizes for scientific achievement rises, the debate over their effects on scientists and science continues.

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AEI Debates: Should Single-Sex Education Be Eliminated (Part 2)?

Single-sex education has a long history of success and provides parents with choice.

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AEI Debates: Should Single-Sex Education Be Eliminated?

Single-sex education is neither beneficial nor necessary and fails to prepare either boys or girls for their future in American society.

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Sorting Out the High-Tech Patent Mess

Recent action by the U.S. trade representative highlights the need for reform in America’s high-tech patent sector.

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A Fascinating Report from the Government Accountability Office

The bureaucracy’s analysis of green jobs leaves a lot to be desired.

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The Paradox of Patent Assertion Entities

The federal government is taking some big steps to reform patent law with PAEs, but what kind of new regulation is really needed?

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