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In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.

Civic Engagements, Social Capital, and Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

June 26, 2006

Sebastion Mallaby, in his Washington Post column ["Why So Lonesome," 26 June 2006], explores the interesting subject of personal connections -- what Robert D. [READ MORE]

Applying Maslow to Development-in-a-Box

Stephen DeAngelis

June 23, 2006

An article in today's New York Times ["In Congo, Hunger and Disease Erode Democracy," by Lydia Polgreen], talks about the terrible conditions that continue to plague the Democratic Republic of the Congo. [READ MORE]

Investment, Development, & Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

June 22, 2006

Over the past few days there have a number of interesting articles that in one way or another discuss the importance of investment, development, and interdependence. [READ MORE]

Land Policy & Resilience

Stephen DeAngelis

June 21, 2006

Bolivia, under the left-leaning leadership of Evo Morales, is making another attempt at land reform. [READ MORE]

The Race to the Top

Stephen DeAngelis

June 20, 2006

I remember the days when one of the starkest contrasts between capitalism and communism was that the former fostered an entrepreneurial spirit while the latter sapped the desire to work from its labor force. [READ MORE]

From Somalia to Svalbard

Stephen DeAngelis

June 19, 2006

Two subjects over the past few days caught my eye: Somalia and food. [READ MORE]

Resilience and WMD Threats

Stephen DeAngelis

June 16, 2006

An article in yesterday's Washington Post ["The End Is Near, But First, This Commercial," by Libby Copeland], talked about a SciFi Channel-sponsored discussion about doomsday scenarios that attracted a large Washington, DC, audience including two congressmen. [READ MORE]