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David Kirkpatrick

Meat Without Animals and Sequencing the Planet at Techonomy Bio

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

The over 200 people who descended on the Computer History Museum in the heart of Silicon Valley this March for the second annual Techonomy Bio event learned we were heading toward growing meat, cell phones and houses.

Predicting a Future Where Products Are Parented

Techonomy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Technology

Waving his smartphone at the audience, Stanford bioengineer Drew Endy said, "I'm trying to grow one of these." Let the day of mind-blowing conversations about the future of biology begin.

Sophia Jones

Egyptian Paper Reports 'Apology' To New York Times In English That Is Unapologetic In Arabic | Sophia Jones | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- A war of words seems to be brewing between Egypt's top state newspaper Al Ahram and The New York Times. On Oct. 9, Al Ahram published ...

Critiques of Benghazi Suspect's Delayed Seizure Display Naïvety

David Tereshchuk | Posted 08.18.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Just what, for instance, makes a congressman like Ed Royce of California (chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs) think that because Khatalla "made himself available to multiple media outlets," he was therefore just as available for arrest?

How Big Can Zuckerberg Make the Net?

Techonomy | Posted 08.02.2014 | Technology

How much difference can one company make? Mark Zuckerberg appears to be setting out to test that question with his immodest goal of connecting everyone on the planet to the Internet.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Lowry/Reagan on Benghazi and Colorado Going Up in Smoke

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Progeny of Reagan and Buckley (Ron Reagan and Rich Lowry of National Review) agree it's now best to legalize/regulate/tax pot. As Colorado goes... Also, the Right is sticking to its story: Benghazi's a coverup about al Qaeda. What NYTimes expose?

Michael Calderone

NY Times Benghazi Blockbuster Highlights Video's Role In Attack | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– Following a months-long investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that it had found no evidence that al-Qaeda, or any internat...

Hollywood's New Address

Joel L. Watts | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Joel L. Watts

With audience appreciation in decline and independents rising, are we likely to see a return to what made Hollywood great? There is hope in the form of a recently published work, The Address of Happiness.

The Internet's Fantastic Four: How Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Rule the Web

Techonomy | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology

Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple: four Internet companies that are, arguably, the best of the best -- global goliaths that leave little room for competitors. But the big question is whether they are too big, sucking out the competition from smaller players.

Ashley Woods

Techonomy Detroit Organizer Says City Needs Less Talk, More Action | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.09.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- When David Kirkpatrick brought Techonomy to Detroit on Wednesday, he wasn't just presenting a conference about business in the 21st century...

Allure of the Hive: Experts on Connectivity, Social Networking and Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

A distinguished panel of experts gathered Saturday at the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination for a standing room-only r...

Facebook Message to The Facebook Effect Author David Kirkpatrick

Aaron Greenspan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Greenspan

Your description of my claims in Think Computer Corporation's trademark proceedings against Facebook, Inc. glosses over crucial detail. I never made the claim that I "pioneered" the term "Facebook," as you wrote.

Video: Facebook Has Just 200 Shareholders, David Kirkpatrick

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Facebook is not in a rush to go public and is being careful about financial guidelines which could compel it, says David Kirkpatrick, longtime Fortune...

Did Obama Kill the Public Option in July?

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

We know the White House cut a deal with hospitals and insurance companies last July on prescription drugs -- but as a New York Times reporter said this week, they also killed the public option.

TechCrunch Responds To Publisher Backlash After Posting Excerpt From 'The Facebook Effect'

TechCrunch | Michael Arrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A week ago we posted two excerpts from Fortune columnist David Kirkpatrick's new book The Facebook Effect. We're big fans of Kirkpatrick and have been...

"Citizens United" for More Corporate Power

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We have levels of inequality worse than the Gilded Age and the "trusts" are more powerful and possess a global reach that is greater than ever. And the Supreme Court drops new political powers in the laps of these corporate behemoths?