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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IMHO directly attributable to "recency bias" + social media usage + "it bleeds, it leads" dominating newsfeed algos… https://t.co/zV88XLpW37
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When one side arbitrarily changes rules that both sides have always played by, the law of unintended consequences… https://t.co/0GMBOTkyse
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