Frederick E. Allen

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Frederick E. Allen is the Leadership Editor of Forbes.com.  He was a long-time editor of American Heritage, and the Editor of Invention & Technology from 1984 to 2007. 

Articles by this Contributor

May/June 2000

Beyond the myth of ever-faster high-tech change and radical new breaks from the past

July/August 2000

And why is it not really so different from patenting anything else?

September 2000

And why it has to

October 2000

And other high-tech debacles and how we learned to cope with them

November 2000

The high-tech wonder of 1914—now out of American hands—helps keep the high-tech world of 2000 moving

February/March 2001

COMPUTERS THAT COULD THINK WERE ONCE RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. NOW THEY’RE FAR OFF.

April 2001

WHY THE TROUBLE IN FLORIDA WAS BOUND TO HAPPEN

May 2001

WILLIAM HEWLETT AND THE BIRTH OF SILICON VALLEY

July/August 2001

DID A COMPANY AND A MACHINE SPAWN EVIL?

November/December 2001

How our technologies are still our allies