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Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and other Silicon Valley Big Tech companies are built on innovation. But how are these corporate behemoths dealing with the ramifications of their power?

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How the data mining of failure could teach us the secrets of success

These data researchers found that for startups, scientists, and terrorists alike, learning too little from experience spells doom.

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Europe’s copyright dispute shows just how hard it is to fix the internet’s problems

The EU has just passed the Copyright Directive: now small sites and tech giants alike will have to deal with the fallout and recriminations.

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Zuckerberg’s new privacy essay shows why Facebook needs to be broken up

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t understand what privacy means—he can’t be trusted to define it for the rest of us.

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Bill Gates explains why we should all be optimists

We sat down to talk about breakthrough technologies, China, and reasons to be cheerful with this issue’s guest editor.

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