Over the last century and a half, wireless communication has continued to evolve, enabling mobile phones, widespread sensors, global positioning systems and the development of a digitally-connected world.
How We Changed the Way the U.S. Government Commercializes Science: Errol Arkilic -- Part 1 of Episode 6 on Sirius XM Channel 111
In my interview with Errol, we discussed the origins of the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps), how and why it was created, and how it changed the way the government commercializes scientific research.
Rand Paul knows that if he can get voters to resent scientific research as much as they resent minorities and poor people, then he and his fellow Republicans will be free to ignore inconvenient facts about climate change, population trends, and other data that goes against the Republican agenda.
A year ago Don Millard of the National Science Foundation (who in a previous life had been a STEM Educator) approached me
Cherry-picking grants awarded by the National Science Foundation is not an effective use of time or money. Investment in scientific research has never been more important than the present.
We strongly encourage Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Science Foundation's political science program. It makes an enormous difference to scholars, their students, and, ultimately, anyone who cares about the functioning of their government.
A politician who proposes politicizing a jury would rightly be pilloried by the court of public opinion and should never hold political office again. And yet the chairman of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Rep. Lamar Smith, has been proposing to do this to scientists.
“The NSF has great potential to promote American innovation and expand our economy," Smith said. "When the NSF only has enough