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CRISPR
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CRISPR: An Emerging Platform for Gene Editing

Considering a potential platform candidate in the evolving realm of gene-editing technologies research.

The Business of Quantum Computing
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The Business of Quantum Computing

Considering the similarities of quantum computing development to the early years of conventional computing.

Amazon and Whole Foods
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Amazon and Whole Foods: Follow the Strategy (and the Money)

Checking out the recent Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods.

The Puzzle of Japanese Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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The Puzzle of Japanese Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Exploring how Japan's unique mixture of social, educational, and corporate practices influence entrepreneurial activity.

Extrapolating from Moore's Law
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Extrapolating from Moore's Law

Behind and beyond Microsoft, Intel, and Apple.

In Defense of IBM
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In Defense of IBM

The ability to adjust to various technical and business disruptions has been essential to IBM's success during the past century.

How Traditional Firms Must Compete in the Sharing Economy
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How Traditional Firms Must Compete in the Sharing Economy

Considering the evolving relationship between established companies and their sharing-economy counterparts.

The Bitcoin Ecosystem
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The Bitcoin Ecosystem

Speculating on how the Bitcoin economy might evolve.

MOOCs Revisited, With Some Policy Suggestions
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MOOCs Revisited, With Some Policy Suggestions

Assessing the rapidly evolving realm of massive open online courses.

The Legacy of Steve Ballmer
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The Legacy of Steve Ballmer

Assessing the positive and negative components of the second Microsoft CEO's tenure.

Are the Costs of 'Free' Too High in Online Education?
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Are the Costs of 'Free' Too High in Online Education?

Considering the economic implications as educational institutions expand online learning initiatives.

The Apple-Samsung Lawsuits
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The Apple-Samsung Lawsuits

In search of a middle ground in the intellectual property wars.

Reflecting on the Facebook IPO
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Reflecting on the Facebook IPO

Exploring some factors that reflect a company's worth.

Can Services and Platform Thinking Help the U.S. Postal Service?
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Can Services and Platform Thinking Help the U.S. Postal Service?

How the U.S. Postal Service might improve the efficiency of its delivery platform.

The Legacy of Steve Jobs
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The Legacy of Steve Jobs

Reflecting on the career and contributions of the Apple cofounder.

The Platform Leader's Dilemma
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The Platform Leader's Dilemma

Studying the lessons learned from past and present platform leaders.

Platform Wars Come to Social Media
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Platform Wars Come to Social Media

The world can absorb more social media sites, but how many?

Reflections on the Toyota Debacle
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Reflections on the Toyota Debacle

A look in the rearview mirror reveals system and process blind spots.
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