A selection of Tam’s most recent work and awards.

A Mother Recounts Her Son’s Sudden Medical CrisisBrain and Life Magazine, November 2019
A son’s acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) comes when, and where, she least expects it.

How Moderna is racing to a coronavirus vaccineMIT Sloan School of Management, April 2020
With messenger RNA, Moderna wants to develop and manufacture a vaccine in record time. With a public-private partnership, it could be even faster.

Commercial Talent for Government Weapons: The New Industrial-Military ComplexTechonomy, January 2020
Technologies for weapons are increasingly coming from business.

The Innovation Engine: The First 50 Years of Analog Devices, November 2018 (sample page from the book’s introduction). In January 1965, two graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sat in their apartment in Cambridge, preparing to file papers to launch their startup. They had what they believed was a golden opportunity. But they never dreamed that their new venture would grow over the next 50 years into a multi-billion-dollar Fortune 100 company.

Watching the WorkersHR Magazine, March 2019
Rapidly developing technology has given companies more ways to monitor their employees. The response from workers may surprise you.


2014 AZBEE Gold Award Winner

Silicon Startups: Stanford Law School has a new role – as an incubator for innovative technology.Law Technology News, June 2013

2014 ASJA Award Winner

Supercharging Patent Lawyers With AIIEEE Spectrum, October 2013
How Silicon Valley’s Lex Machina is blending AI and data analytics to radically alter patent litigation.


Freelancers becoming a larger share of American WorkforceNational Press Club’s NPC Update-1, March 2015