Like manufacturing before it, the Innovation Economy has reached a turning point, with jobs moving to places where labor is cheaper.
July 18, 2014 • 9:48 AM • Share
Normal wallets are simply too effective, no matter that the technology is millennia old.
July 16, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Don’t be afraid to stick with your liberal arts education. If history is any guide, it could be just as valuable as knowing how to write code.
June 19, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
A new study makes the development of innovation districts sound like a win-win for all parties involved. But a look at some existing districts, like Boston’s Cambridge or Brooklyn’s Dumbo, makes it clear that there are downsides too.
June 18, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Panic about the rise of social media is largely overhyped and misplaced.
June 2, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Macs might be cool and exciting, but PC users just don’t care.
May 16, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Sorry, amateur biohackers.
May 16, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Amazon’s one-click shopping, Facebook’s News Feed, countless mobile apps: Persuasive technology is being used to influence your behavior all day long—often without you even knowing it.
May 14, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
A neuroscientist in California is dreaming up a new visual vocabulary for cinema that could revolutionize the filmmaking business.
April 29, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
WhatsApp, Oculus, Instagram, Tumblr: These are just some of the technology companies recently valued at $1 billion or more. Whether we’re in a start-up bubble or not nobody can agree on, but one thing is certain: We have no idea what the future looks like, and an investment today could result in huge profits tomorrow.
April 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 20, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Psychologists, sociologists, and neuroscientists like Facebook—and Facebook likes them back.
March 18, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Imagine a prenatal test that, like the one for trisomy 21 (Down’s syndrome), could show a predisposition to gayness.
October 17, 2013 • 8:00 AM • Share
And how new research on this common phenomenon will be used to improve controversial facial-recognition technology.
October 9, 2013 • 10:00 AM • Share
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