Press: Born Free: Will Regulation Ruin the Internet?

The Wall Street Journal and AT Kearney the global management consulting firm are exploring the future of America as it approaches it's 250th anniversary.  Fifth Era has contributed to the dialog.

The Internet has so profoundly changed the world, few of us could imagine living without it. Fewer still would want to. Clearly, the Internet’s myriad benefits dwarf its inevitable drawbacks. Will the Internet continue to be an engine of global progress? Or will burdensome new regulations dampen its future? As we choose our path toward America@250, leaders in the U.S. and abroad would be wise to draw some key lessons from the Internet’s remarkable rise.

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Report: The Culture of Innovation: What Makes San Francisco Bay Area Companies Different?

Authors: Matthew Le Merle, Sean Randolph and Barry Juruzelski on behalf of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute

"Breakthrough Report Examines the “Secret Sauce” that Makes the Bay Area a Global Innovation Leader"

When it comes to innovation, the San Francisco Bay Area has unique assets that enable it to excel in the world economy. According to a new report released today by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute and Booz & Company, one of those assets is a distinct culture of innovation that can be found in many Bay Area companies.

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