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This could be AI’s light bulb moment

In the 19th century, electricity was the primary technology that was driving innovation, but it wasn’t until it was practically applied with inventions like the light bulb and the telephone that

As concerns rise over forest carbon offsets, Pachama’s verified offset marketplace gets $15 million

Restoring and preserving the world’s forests has long been considered one of the easiest, lowest-cost and simplest ways to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It’s by

Tim O’Reilly makes a persuasive case for why venture capital is starting to do more harm than good

It's part of structural inequality in our society, where we're building businesses that are optimized for their financial return rather than their return to society.

Tim O’Reilly thinks focusing less on shareholders just might save the world

There's no shortage of angst in Silicon Valley. Tim O'Reilly, founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media and author of a new book, "WTF: What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us," thinks a lot of problems could

Where The Free Software Movement Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)

The biggest change I've seen in the tech industry in the past decade isn't social media, cloud computing, big data, consumerization or even mobile. It's the mainstream acceptance of open source. Even

Watch The 2011 Web 2.0 Summit Day Two Live

We’re at the Palace Hotel for day two of for <a href="http://www.web2summit.com/web2011">the 2011 Web 2.0 Summit</a>, where the lineup for the next three days consists of almost everyone on the enti

So Is Web 3.0 Already Here? (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-14-at-4-53-37-pm.png" /> Last week, we invited big-thinkers Reid Hoffman and Tim O'Reilly into the TechCrunch Studios to t

Letting Go: How Sharing Your Data Can Transform Your Life (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-14-at-4-53-37-pm.png" /> It's time for the much-awaited part two of our sit down with Internet big-thinkers Reid Hoffman a

Who Is More Trust-Worthy with Our Data: The Government or Big Companies? (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/screen-shot-2011-04-14-at-4-53-37-pm.png" /> We invited <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/reid-hoffman">Reid Hoffman</a> and <a href="

The Open Gov Initiative: Enabling Techies to Solve Government Problems

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-182880" title="opengov" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/opengov.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="153" />While grandma flips through

Memo to Start-ups: You’re Supposed to Be Changing the World, Remember?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/Far_from_Dull-Dull-630x507-215x173.jpg" width="215" height="173" />I did interviews with most of the TechCrunch50 experts backstage and there

TC50 Backstage: Well, Tell us How you REALLY Feel, Tim O'Reilly

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/cookie-monster3-7769871237963363-206x200.jpg" width="206" height="200" />Conference organizer, publisher and investor Tim O'Reilly doesn't min

Tweeting About The Gov 2.0 Summit May Cause Serious Account Suspension

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/banned-215x111.gif" width="215" height="111" />In an ironic twist of fate, a number of people related to <a href="http://oreilly.com/">O'Reill

Gov 2.0: It's All About The Platform

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/tim-oreilly-134x199.jpg" width="134" height="199" /> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: The following guest post is by Tim O'Reilly, the fou