Sensors: Accelerating The Pace of Scientific Discovery. Edge Question 2016

What Will Be The Place Of Humans In A World Occupied By An Exponentially Growing Population of Autonomous Machines. Edge Question 2015

The Illusion of Scientific Progress.  Edge Question 2014

The Coming fight Between Engineers and Druids.  Edge Question 2013

Looking Back from 2100: The Wonders We Didn’t Expect.  The Futurist 2012

How to Save the Global Economy. Foreign Policy – Jan/Feb 2012

Plate Tectonics and the Beautiful Theory of Continental Drift. Edge Question 2012

Can Yahoo be Rescued? Lessons from Apple.
New York Times – November 2, 2011 — PDF Version

Summer of discontent 2012 will shape our decade to come.
San Francisco Chronicle – October 16, 2011 — PDF Version

A Game for Elites, Not Day Traders.
New York Times – October 11, 2010 — PDF Version

Do you live in a “gayborhood”?
San Francisco Chronicle – July 15, 2011 — PDF Version

Americans should talk about politics more.
San Francisco Chronicle – August 7, 2011 — PDF Version

Time Span of Discretion. Edge Question 2011

New era, new god. The Economist – November 22, 2010 — PDF Version

Service sharing essential in era of deep deficits. San Francisco Chronicle – November 7, 2010 — PDF Version

Secrets of Google’s Robo-Car. Daily Beast – October 11, 2010

The Bay Area needs to act like a city-state. San Francisco Chronicle – July 11, 2010 — PDF Version

A Third Kind of Knowledge. Edge Question 2010

A Looming American Diaspora. Harvard Business Review – February 2009

Get ready for a new economic era. McKinsey&Company What Matters – February 26, 2009

The Discovery of Non-Human Intelligence Will Cure Humankind’s Existential Loneliness
Edge Question 2009

The mouse turns 40. VentureBeat – December 5, 2008

Will the Treasury ‘Outsource’ the Bailout to Wall Street? – September 30, 2008

Beware of PedTEXTrians! – September 19, 2008

Obama’s ‘Cybergenic’ Edge. – June 2008

High-Tech Quake May Shake More Than Silicon Valley. – April 2008

The best forecasters will be computers. Edge Question 2008

Move Over, the Robot’s Driving. – November 2007

Foreward to E.B. White: Notes on Our Times Levenger Press – 2007

Iron on Troubled Waters: The real climate debate Lies ahead. – September 2007

Six Rules for Effective Forecasting. Harvard Business Review – July/August 2007

Time for a Sea Change. FP Foreign Policy Magazine – May/June 2007

Capitalism’s Diverging Future. January 2007

Revolution in a bowl: Ramen Inventor Fueled Valley Innovators. San Jose Mercury News – January 14, 2007

Humankind Is Particularly Good At Muddling. Edge Question 2007

Farewell Information, it’s a Media Age. December 2005

The Ghost Dance Half the World is rushing toward the future and the other toward the past. Both have weapons. California Monthly – September 2005

GBN Book Club: Dormouse, Radical Evolution, and The Glass Bead Game. GBN Book Club – May 2005

Untangling the Future. Business2.0 – June 2002

Failure is the Best Medicine. Newsweek – March 2002 — PDF Version

Man Bytes Dogma (Looking Back on the Internet Revolution). 2000

The Real Y2K Bug: Forget Your Computer—Worry About the Wacko Down the Street. 1999

Disinteremediation: Longer, Not Shorter Value Chains Are Coming. 1998

Lifeform Generation. 1998

Remembering Brendan Gill. 1998

Sensors: The Next Wave of Infotech Innovation. 1997 — PDF Version

Are You Machine Wise?. 1997

The Future is Now. 1997

It’s the Context, Stupid. 1994 — PDF Version

The Place of Originality in the Information Age. 1994 — PDF Version

Will Magazines Go The Way Of The Horse?  1993

Cyberpunks Anticipate a New Digital Counterculture. 1993 — PDF Version

Hot New Medium: Text. 1993 — PDF Version

The Future of Travel. 1993 — PDF Version

The Manager as Mystic. 1993 — PDF Version

The 76-Year Century. 1992 — PDF Version

Anxiously Waiting for the Millennium. 1992 — PDF Version

Consumers and Interactive New Media: A Hierarchy of Desires. 1992 — PDF Version

Are EMFs a Risk? Sweden Thinks So. – 1992

Electronic Piñata. 1992

Solitude—Scarce Resource of the 1990s. 1992

Farewell, PC—What’s Next? 1991 — PDF Version

Variable Prices: An Idea That Flies. 1991

Welcome to a World of Global Villages. 1990

Why the Next Computer Is Like the DeLorean Automobile. 1990

Consensual Realities in Cyberspace. – 1989

Information Surfing. 1989 — PDF Version

Information Surfing and Information Shocks. – 1989

Electronic Books. 1988

The Death of Design. 1986

Photo Essays

Fighting Fire with Fire. San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Magazine – September 2001

Alang: The Realm of Lost Ships. Wired – February 2000 — PDF Version


The Road from Trinity: Reflections on the Atom Bomb. 1998