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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Science and Technology

March 26, 2014 | Tribune Media Services

Massaging of Critical Data Undermines Our Society

March 19, 2014 | Tribune Media Services

Technology is Not Wisdom

February 5, 2014 |

A Thirst For Technology To Mitigate California's Drought

It is the state’s premier industry – farming – that will feel the pinch most.
February 3, 2014 | EconTalk

Brynjolfsson on the Second Machine Age

Erik Brynjolfsson of MIT and co-author of The Second Machine Age talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book, co-authored with Andrew McAfee. He argues we are entering a new age of economic activity dominated...
December 19, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (10:18)

Mary Kissel, WSJ; Henry Miller, Hoover; Tom Henriksen, Hover; Bob Zimmerman,
December 20, 2013 | Education Next

Coming Soon: ‘Car-Key Kids’

What autonomous automobiles will mean for adolescence
December 18, 2013 |

To Address the Dementia Epidemic, We Need Smarter Research Funding

Dementia, the most common form of which is Alzheimer’s disease, currently affects 44 million people worldwide and is expected to afflict triple that number by 2050.
October 23, 2013 |

Junk Science Attacks On Important Products And Technologies Diminish Us All

Capitulation to the extortionate, intimidating tactics of activists is unwise.
September 30, 2013 | EconTalk

Tyler Cowen on Inequality, the Future, and Average is Over

Tyler Cowen of George Mason University and blogger at Marginal Revolution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his latest book, Average is Over. Cowen takes a provocative look at how the growing power of artificial intelligence embodied in...
September 23, 2013 | EconTalk

David Epstein on the Sports Gene

David Epstein, writer for ProPublica and author of The Sports Gene, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the book. Epstein discusses a number of the ideas in the book including what we have learned about the nature vs....