Spooked by terrorist attacks, the U.S. is devoting much of its R&D to defense and homeland security.
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Editor in Chief and Publisher
I'm the editor in chief and the publisher of MIT Technology Review. That means I direct the editorial, platform development, and general business strategy of the company's digital and print publications, as well as our events.
Before joining MIT Technology Review in 2004, I was the editor in chief of a now-vanished biotechnology magazine I founded. Between 1996 and 2002, I was the editor of Red Herring magazine, which the Wall Street Journal called the "bible of the dot.com boom." I grew up on a farm in Northern California, where my mother raised game birds for the restaurants of San Francisco, but I was educated in England, at Harrow School and Oxford University. Consequently, my accent wanders alarmingly.
Jason Pontin's Stories
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Bill Joy, the inventor of Berkeley Unix, the founder of Sun Microsystems, and now a partner at Kleiner Perkins, that most blue-blooded of venture capital firms, is describing a taxonomy for the Internet. He calls it "the six Webs." I...
Michael Moritz, a general partner at Sequoia Capital, and one of the most famous venture capitalists in the world, is chatting with Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, an anchor at CNBC, about the dynamism of China and India. He is smitten with the...
This morning I introduced Dr. Susan Hockfield, the President of MIT, who kindly said a few words to our audience, before introducing Ed Zander, this morning's keynote speaker, and the CEO of Motorola. Zander loves devices, and he is keen...