Joe Nocera

The S$370,000-a-year drug

The S$370,000-a-year drug

Kalydeco is truly a wonder drug. Developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, it is the first medicine that attacks not only the symptoms, but the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, a...

How not to stay on top

How not to stay on top

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the dominant computing device used in corporate America was a word processor made by Wang Laboratories. The company’s Founder and Chief...

How to tweet in Mandarin

How to tweet in Mandarin

Lunch had run late, and by the time we got back to our hotel, Hung Huang was already in the lobby waiting for us. Blunt, opinionated and wickedly funny, Huang is one of the...