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All Backchannels Entries Tagged 'innovation'

Will Populism Kill Your Jetpack?

Reflections / Scott Smith and Georgina Voss

title Preachings from the pulpit of populism promise to summon up a world that existed from the end of World War II until the tech boom of the 1980s.

Obama’s legacy in science, technology and innovation

Reflections / Jonathan Coopersmith

title In office Obama was fundamentally an optimist about the potential of science and technology to improve society and safely expand the economy.

4S Preview: Engaging STS Studies for Inclusive Development

Projects / Gabriela Bortz and Hernan Thomas

title What is the role of Science and Technology studies and STS scholars in promoting, advocating, and building pathways towards inclusive and sustainable development?

CRISPR dispute raises bigger patent issues that we’re not talking about

Reflections / Shobita Parthasarathy

title It’s time to consider a more nuanced approach to patents in biotech, one that disentangles innovation and the public interest from profits.