What We Really Need to Fear About China
Newsroom: Innovation in the News
The Washington Post
By: Vivek Wadhwa
September 27, 2011
American policy makers worry about the dramatic increases in the number of academic papers being published and patents being filed by Chinese researchers. They believe that these will give China a formidable competitive advantage when it comes to innovation. After all, China is now only second to the U.S. in academic publications, and by 2015 it will file more patents annually than the U.S. does.
Our policy makers are right to worry, but they are worried about the wrong things. Read Full ArticleThe DNA of an entrepreneur
San Francisco Chronicle
By: Benny Evangelista
September 1, 2011
When people think of a typical entrepreneur these days, they probably have the image of a Mark Zuckerberg or a Larry Page – stereotypical 20-something guys who come out of Stanford or Harvard with Internet startups that became worldwide sensations.
Well, that stereotype is partially true, although the majority of entrepreneurs are actually 30-somethings, according to a new study by data scientists at LinkedIn. Read Full Article