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What Is Subsidized and What Is Not Subsidized

New York Times technology columnist Farhad Manjoo recently touted electric cars—Tesla, actually—as a case where government regulations can have an economically beneficial effect by promoting innovation. “Researchers who study regulation and its effects on business said there have been numerous instances in which regulation speeds along, rather than impedes, technological progress.” After all, we wouldn’t […]

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Back to the Futurism

In a technological era, we certainly need more than ever someone who will project and analyze the implications of new technology and the impact it will have on our lives. But I don’t agree with what appears to be Manjoo’s vision of why we need futurism. His article mostly becomes a pitch for reinstatement of […]

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