Writer, Futurist, Technology Leader

Alex Salkever

Huffington Post – 9 Giant Banks Make a Deal on Blockchain: What It Means

When Goldman Sachs talks, people all over the world listen. Today Goldman is talking about the blockchain. What the heck ...
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Mole Mapping with IPhone

Huffington Post – Huge Smartphone Sensors Set to Revolutionize Science

The latest Nokia smartphone, the 1020, comes with a massive 41 megapixel camera. Begging the question, is it a phone ...
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Data: Best programming talent in the world is not in California

If you had to name the best place in the world to find top programmer talent, you’d probably say California, ...
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Read Writer – How Big Data Reveals the Secret Life of Cities

Suppose data scientists could track how people move through cities and towns as easily as e-commerce sites track them online? ...
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Inc. – Why Entrepreneurship Needs Immigrants

How important are immigrants to the entrepreneurial landscape? Given the furor around changing the visa requirements for even the most ...
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Alex Salkever has been a technology editor at BusinessWeek, a vice president of marketing at Mozilla, and a visiting scholar at Duke University.

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Book

Book Cover: Your Happiness Was Hacked

Your Happiness Was Hacked:
Why Tech Is Winning The Battle To Control Your Brain
And How To Fight Back

Vivek Wadhwa & Alex Salkever

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Finalist - FT/McKinsey Book of the Year 2017

“The Driver in the Driverless Car:
How Our Technology Choices Will Create The Future"

Vivek Wadhwa & Alex Salkever

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Tweets from Alex

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What happens when states start to ignore Supreme Court rulings because they are viewed as illegitimate and politically compromised? Why would California honor the Supreme Court if the rulings are so selectively targeted to push right-wing viewpoints? https://t.co/7BHXLC7hWV
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@sree: The fact that Dmitry Muratov had to even say this last line is stunning and reflects the reality of Russia, Philippines and so many other countries. 27/ https://t.co/QewcGVWIIo
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We are on a very slippery slope with the Texas law. If its let stand, why not allow people to sue gun owners as an enforcement mechanism for violations of state laws? Or drivers who run stop signs, endangering others? That is the logical end state. https://t.co/36bogWvvJR
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