Data Sheet—The Theranos Saga Shows Why It Pays to Be Skeptical

This weekend I finished watching The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Alex Gibney’s documentary about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. It is chilling, painful to watch, and a reminder of why it pays to be skeptical. If something is too good to be true, and if lots of smart but otherwise unqualified people repeatedly […]

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Thinks She Has a Chance at Redemption

While she faces federal fraud charges and up to 20 years in prison, Elizabeth Holmes thinks people will give her another shot if they can hear her side of the story. The founder of blood-testing startup Theranos, who raised more than $700 million from investors for technology that was little more than a pipe dream, […]