Rethinking Responsibility in Innovation

On Thursday, May 30, 2013, between 10:00 and 11:30 am The Brookings Institution are holding a public forum to discuss the role of social responsibility in each stage of the innovation process. A panel of experts will discuss the kinds of institutions and incentives that govern innovation and how they shape the behavior of researchers, ... Rethinking Responsibility in Innovation

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Planet of the Apes

If you find yourself at a loss for a Christmas present for a like-minded adult, might I suggest that you consider the new Planet of the Apes film, released last week on DVD and Blue Ray? A strange idea you might think, but interestingly enough the film addresses many of the issues that we have ... Planet of the Apes

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Deadly Monopolies by H. A. Washington, a book review

Deadly Monopolies carries a subtitle on the cover: ‘The Shocking Corporate Takeover Of life Itself – And The Consequences For Your Health And Our Medical Future’. As this suggests the book takes a critical look at the biological patent industry, the effects upon society of the proliferation of the patenting of naturally occurring elements, and ... Deadly Monopolies by H. A. Washington, a book review

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