Walter Myers III, Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft, discusses the panel he participated in at the COSM Technology Summit 2022. The panel explored differing perspectives on the future of electric vehicles, their benefits as well as the challenges of their widespread adoption (including manufacturing issues and power supply limitations), and some of the practical issues associated with owning and operating an electric vehicle.
Marian Tupy, co-author of Superabundance: The Story of Population Growth, Innovation, and Human Flourishing on an Infinitely Bountiful Planet, describes how human creativity and innovation have led to an era of “superabundance,” in which individual buying power and material prosperity is growing at a higher rate than the global population.
Matt McIlwain, Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group, moderates a panel on exciting innovations in biotech that are offering new ways to both eliminate diseases and extend life. Panelists include Dr. Steve Meyer, Director of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, and Dr. Jim Tour, Professor of Chemistry at Rice University.
Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Jay Richards interviews mathematician and philosopher Bill Dembski regarding the COSM 2021 panel, New Tools to Unlock Capital Markets: SPACs, IPOs, and Direct Listings.
Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Jay Richards interviews economist and Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Gale Pooley about how increasing knowledge and the subsequent dropping over of time prices have ushered in an era of unprecedented abundance.
There is a future after lockdown that promises to be better than the present. The power of the private sector to make wealth – unfathomable amounts of it – is still there. Technological know-how has enduring power to survive the worst political attacks. The engine of entrepreneurship can be unleashed in an instant; it only needs the boot off the neck. These are the kinds of issues I work on daily, attempting to find and flag the great innovations that define our future. I will be speaking at what looks to be a great event: COSM Technology, November 11-12, 2020, at the Bellevue, Washington, Hyatt Regency. Anyone can attend; you can get your tickets here. I explain further, in this special note Read More ›