April 22, 2013
The end of The Swing Era and the beginning of bebop was a consequence of a tax intended for wealthy fans of the big band sound, says Eric Felton.
April 9, 2013
A report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology gives recommendations that have the audacious goal of doubling, over the next decade, the rate of invention of new medicines for patients, while increasing drug safety.
April 5, 2013
The federal government spends more money each year on cash payments for disabled former workers than it spends on food stamps and welfare combined.
March 21, 2013
The internet’s insatiable demand for words creates global deflation in the value of words, says David Gelernter. This is something we should be worried about.
February 19, 2013
There is no magic fairy dust that will make a boring, useless, redundant, or merely informative PowerPoint presentation dramatic after it leaves your computer.
February 5, 2013
Welcome to 2013. I have much to be grateful for, not the least of which are the relationships we have with one another here at Cognigen and also with our clients.
January 7, 2013
An essay by Gary Gutting contains one of the clearest explanations of the differences between inductive and deductive reasoning I have seen.
December 10, 2012
What happens when police, gangs, and communities come together to address one of America’s most intractable social problems? This strategy truly knocked my socks off.
November 30, 2012
The job of Team Leader of an R&D team might not be as bad as being a Fish Squeezer or Deadly Snake Handler, but I nominate it as the worst job in Pharma.
October 1, 2012
Carole King’s songwriting genius juxtaposed with the genius of talented singers was demonstrated in a recent interview.