Archive for October, 2011

The Bet on Academic Entrepreneurship for the Economy of New York City

One of the most fascinating events unfolding this year in academic entrepreneurship land has been Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s challenge to universities with leading engineering programs to create an applied science campus on the soil of New York City.  Many agree with me in that this will be the mark that Michael Bloomberg leaves on New […]

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Lessons for Academic Entrepreneurship from the Passing of a Hero and his Edupunk Rearing

The world grieved this week with the passing of one of the most important and impressive entrepreneurs of our age, Steve Jobs.  Similar to Mike Masnick’s stance in his tribute post to Steve in Techdirt, I’ll refrain from saying what’s already been said about him by many others. The Woz said some excellent words in […]

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