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James Burke says the darndest things

At Strata last week, science historian James Burke gave a brilliant keynote. Afterwards, we had a coffee break for members of the media, during which he expanded on some of the things he’d said on the main stage. The topic of the Internet came up. I love the way he put this: “I think theRead more

Thrust and lube

For thousands of years, humans have fought friction with force to bend the world to their will. But a digital world is frictionless, and successful companies focus on lube, not thrust, to disrupt their industries.