Hyperloop CEO’s Pipe Dreams

You shouldn’t think this, but when talking to the remarkably modest Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and the man charged with making Elon Musk’s dream of a supersonic transport system a reality, you cannot help but hear in your head a song from The Simpsons: “There’s nothing on earth like a genuine, bona

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Is Technology Making Us Stupid?

Moral panics over new technology are as old as recorded history. Socrates railed against writing. In Plato’s Phaedrus, he feared that if people relied on the written word they would “cease to exercise their memory and become forgetful.” Printing triggered its own panic. The fifteenth-century abbot Johannes Trithemius, author of De laude scriptorum manualium —



King Saga: The Story Behind The Maker Of Candy Crush Saga

Early in its life King, the makers of the popular Candy Crush Saga, came within a day of going bust, yet months later landed an eye-popping $23 million A round. It has pivoted not once but twice and in doing so produced one of the world’s most successful games out of London and then floated