What the world should not learn from Silicon Valley

What the world should not learn from Silicon Valley
by Vivek Wadhwa on 09-11-2018 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedLearn all you can from the entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley but don’t become like them. This was my advice to a group of 91 Indian students who are visiting here on a program sponsored by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. In a talk I gave this weekend, I encouraged them to take home the Valley’s optimism and culture… Read More


If you could ‘design’ your own child, would you?

If you could ‘design’ your own child, would you?
by Vivek Wadhwa on 08-02-2017 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedScientists in Portland, Ore., just succeeded in creating the first genetically modified human embryo in the United States, according to Technology Review. A team led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health & Science University is reported to “have broken new ground both in the number of embryos experimented… Read More


Medicine will advance more in the next 10 years than it did in the past century

Medicine will advance more in the next 10 years than it did in the past century
by Vivek Wadhwa on 11-02-2016 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedMark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to increase collaboration among researchers to develop immune therapies for cancer.… Read More


The Apple FBI Battle: Laws and Ethics Simply Can’t Keep Up With Technology

The Apple FBI Battle: Laws and Ethics Simply Can’t Keep Up With Technology
by Vivek Wadhwa on 03-22-2016 at 8:00 pm

Image RemovedThe battle between the FBI and Apple over the unlocking of a terrorist’s iPhone will likely require Congress to create new legislation. That’s because there really aren’t any existing laws which encompass technologies such as these. The battle is between security and privacy, with Silicon Valley fighting for privacy.… Read More