What Silicon Valley still gets wrong about innovation

What Silicon Valley still gets wrong about innovation
by Vivek Wadhwa on 08-15-2018 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedSilicon Valley well exemplifies the saying “The more things change, the more they stay the same”. Very little has changed over the past decade, with the Valley still mired in myth and stale stereotype. Ask any older entrepreneurs or women who have tried to get financing; they will tell you of the walls they keep hitting.… Read More


My advice to the world’s entrepreneurs: Copy and steal the Silicon Valley way

My advice to the world’s entrepreneurs: Copy and steal the Silicon Valley way
by Vivek Wadhwa on 05-07-2018 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedIn a videoconference hosted by Indian startup media publication Inc42, I gave entrepreneurs some advice that startled them. I said that instead of trying to invent new things, they should copy and steal all the ideas they can from China, Silicon Valley and the rest of the world. A billion Indians coming online throughRead More


Is Facebook causing the end of happiness?

Is Facebook causing the end of happiness?
by Vivek Wadhwa on 04-15-2018 at 7:00 am

Image RemovedFor the past 30 years, most of us around the globe have welcomed modern technology with few questions and fewer reservations. We have treated each new product as a “solution” and paid little attention to its accompanying problems.

The past six months, though, has seen a rapid change of opinion in the UnitedRead 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


Facebook and the Internet of Things

Facebook and the Internet of Things
by Sudeep Kanjilal on 06-09-2016 at 4:00 pm

Image RemovedSomething very important happened recently at the annual developer conference (F8). Facebook firmly staked its claim on IOT. Facebook events (like the Google annual developer events) are always interesting, as they give a tantalizing view of what is coming next. Yes, it lacks the panache the Apple events have. … Read More


Facebook and the Internet-Of-Things

Facebook and the Internet-Of-Things
by Sudeep Kanjilal on 05-11-2016 at 4:00 pm

Something very important happened recently at the annual developer conference (F8). Facebook firmly staked its claim on IOT. Facebook events (like the Google annual developer events) are always interesting, as they give a tantalizing view of what is coming next. Yes, it lacks the panache the Apple events have. However, just 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