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Why Google’s Antitrust Problems Are Far From Over

Europe’s Currency Manipulation

A Fair Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Seth’s Blog: When specialization starts to pay off (and the danger of getting it wrong)

Seth’s Blog: Different kinds of magic

Signs of Life in the Eurozone

Fighting Climate Change Region by Region

Grading Teachers by the Test

21 Hiking Trails That Will Take Your Breath Away

McKinsey Top 10 articles this quarter

What ‘Big Steps’ in U.S.-Cuba Diplomacy Mean for Business

Claims management: Taking a determined stand against insurance fraud

Digital hives: Creating a surge around change

Chinese Coal Cuts

In Defense of Angela Merkel

The Global Obesity Threat

Seth’s Blog: The selfish truth about word of mouth (why referrals don’t happen)

The Economist on Microsoft

OmniFocus 2 for iOS now available on iPad and iPhone

First look: Office Lens scans documents and whiteboards into editable Office files

Eleven Atlanta Educators Convicted in Cheating Scandal

App showdown: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Nexus Player

Why fewer American kids will get a chance at upward mobility

Why Most Brands Fail At E-Commerce

One-fifth of adults in the United States use smartphones as their only access point to the internet

Ted Cruz: ‘Unfortunate’ that some big businesses oppose religious freedom law

How Companies and Services Like Facebook Are Shaped by the Programming Languages They Use

Behind the ‘Blurred Lines’ of Copyright Laws

Will U.S. Businesses Find a Place in the Cuban Economy?

Defense outlook 2017: A global survey of defense-industry executives

The Solar Price Revolution

Seth’s Blog: The hard part about surfing

First Release of Data for Five Sectors

4 handy options for adding storage to your iPhone or iPad

A New Cancer Drug, Made in China

Here’s a Thing: Coders Can Skip College

College crisis: More students arriving with ‘severe psychological issues’

The Remarkable Plunge in the Cost of Electric Vehicles

Seven Stories You Shouldn’t Miss (Week Ending April 4, 2015)

Entrepreneurship in Cuba: ‘The Doors Are Opening’

Confronting big economic challenges

A Massacre in Africa

Asian Values RI

The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Seth’s Blog: Customer service and luxury

Dropbox Is Testing An Online Note-Taking Service With “Project Composer”

Adobe Slate | Make a beautiful visual story. In minutes.

Why the California drought matters to you

Apple demonstrates how to use Apple Watch with new guided tour videos

Seth’s Blog: A practical definition of reputation

Netflix molds TV’s future with 4K and HDR content, by pushing for faster internet and recommending TV sets

Lowering A City’s Homeless Population — By Forcing The Homeless Out

US gains in mobile patents as IBM passes Samsung

Memo To California: If You’ve A Shortage Of Something Then Change The Price

Special ops troops doubt women can do the job, survey finds

CERN’s Large Hadron Collider restarts with sights set on dark matter

‘Tripping Over Wires’: The Risks of Doing Business in Cuba

Relearning to Love the Bomb

Why Europe Backs Obama on Iran

Will China’s Infrastructure Bank Work?

Iran Versus Saudi Arabia


Robert Powell’s Retirement Portfolio: Don’t fight the Fed; invest with it

College freshmen flunk financial literacy 101

The best cross-platform writing apps for Mac and iOS

How Growers Gamed California’s Drought

Startup Aims for a Social Virtual World

DARPA Brain Stimulator Searches for Memories

Report On Retracted ‘Rolling Stone’ Rape Story Cites ‘Systematic Failing’

The Monetarist Mistake

The future of loneliness

iPhone Killer: The Secret History of the Apple Watch

How Much Does Italy Owe Amanda Knox? A Lot.

Teaching Evolution to Students Who Tell Me They’ll Pray for My Soul

The Long Road to Telecom Growth in Cuba

Our gambling culture

China’s Not-So-New Not-So-Normal

Creative Self-Disruption

Winning Sri Lanka’s Peace

Nigeria’s Critical Election

Seth’s Blog: Try before you buy (or buy, then try)

Census Bureau Releases Updated Tables on Fertility

Regulate the Carry Trade

3 ways a $70 scanner can change your life

You don’t need Comcast’s gigabit broadband. You just need consistent throughput

Power tips for managing files in Apple’s Finder

No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends

Network Archaeologists Discover Two Types of Social Network Growth in Historical Facebook Data

Oxford Professor Nick Bostrom Wants Companies Like Google and Facebook to Help to Keep Artificial Intelligence Friendly

U.S. defence chief says influence at risk without Asia trade pact

Ford’s attempt to take on Uber

What the ‘New Normal’ for U.S.-Cuba Business Relations May Look Like

Cuba’s Flourishing Artists Set Entrepreneurial Example

Foreign Investment in Cuba: Will Changes Open a Floodgate?

The Secret of Singapore’s Success

The Case for Turkey in Europe

Regulate the Carry Trade

Seth’s Blog: Two heads or one?

Population Changes in U.S. Island Areas Over Last Decade

Genius now lets you annotate any web page without its owner having to change any code

Review: Photos for OS X is faster than iPhoto but less powerful than Aperture

Use an external SSD to make an old Mac feel new (without cracking it open)

Food Pantries Opening on More Campuses

Think Tuition Is Rising Fast? Try Room And Board

What a Rand Paul White House could mean for businesses

How to move your website to a new host

The mobile-home trap: How a Warren Buffett empire preys on the poor

U.S. defense chief warns against militarization of territorial rows in Asia

Beyond the storm—value growth in the EU power sector

The strategist CFO: A conversation with ADP’s Jan Siegmund

Why Social Progress Matters

Narrative Power in Turkey

China’s Slow-Growth Opportunity

Krugman’s Anti-Cameron Contradiction

The Eurozone’s False Recovery

Bring Them Back Now

Seth’s Blog: Enthusiasm and contempt are both self-fulfillling

FFF: Earth Day: April 22, 2015

Review: The new 12-inch MacBook is a laptop without an ecosystem

Apple’s iOS 8.3 enables Wi-Fi calling on Sprint iPhones

Ascending to the C-suite

China’s First Homegrown Commercial Jet: Clear Skies Ahead?

What Can We Learn from the Germanwings Tragedy?

Money for Nothing

Making the Most of More Aid

Why Turkey Won’t Go Nuclear

Citizens for a Clean Economy

American Leadership in a Multipolar World

Seth’s Blog: Why not?

Corrected 2014 CPS Fertility Supplement Historical Table

HP backs away from public cloud business, citing competition and lack of profitability

HBO Now explained: Everything we know, and a few things we don’t

Changing the nature of board engagement

Being fat in middle age reduces risk of developing dementia, researchers say

General Electric to Sell Bulk of Its Finance Unit -

Seven Stories You Shouldn’t Miss (Week Ending April 11, 2015)

How a Troll-Spotting Algorithm Learned Its Anti-antisocial Trade

Mac 911: How to erase your Mac’s hard drive the right way

TextExpander touch 3.2.3—Recover Lost Snippets

Taylor Swift’s mom has cancer: Why her revelation is important

Maltese delegation at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Can People Analytics Help Firms Manage People Better?

Seth’s Blog: Five steps to digital hygiene

New Research Shows Free Online Courses Didn’t Grow As Expected

Hillary Clinton starts cutting ties to Bill’s foundation

iOS 8.3 Problems Reported By iPhone And iPad Users: Touch ID, Battery Life Issues, Keyboard Freezes And More

5 reasons we can’t handle marriage anymore

Drafts 4.2 – Apple Watch ready - Agile Tortoise

Seth’s Blog: The noise in our head (and artificial intelligence)

Ford CEO Mark Fields: China and India are key to growth

Raul Castro Says Cuba Blockade Not Obama’s Fault

GE’s Return to Core – CEO Immelt Speaks Regarding Conglomerate’s Future - Modern Readers

Clinton reached across the aisle as Senator, but the old ways there are no more

Oldest Neanderthal DNA found in Italian skeleton

The mystery moneymen behind Ted Cruz’s super-PACs

What Good Is an Arab Military Alliance?

Asia’s Multilateralism

Why Europe Needs to Save Greece

Seth’s Blog: Hope and expectation

Colleges Retool Study of Chemistry

New Survey Shows The World’s Most And Least Religious Places

Nobel-winning author Guenter Grass dies in Germany

Cancer surge in China prompts rise of ‘cancer hotels’

Flying — it’s actually worse than you think

The ‘Mutual Respect’ That Results When Consumers and Brands Collide

Convincing Californians to Take the Drought Personally

Marketing and sales: New & improved

McKinsey Quarterly 2015 Number 1: Overview and full issue

Boosting Front-Office Productivity In Capital Markets

Bangladesh’s Fundamentalist Challenge

The Challenge of Russia’s Decline

Europe’s Poisoned Chalice of Growth

The Harm of Regulatory Disharmony

Stopping Women’s Next Biggest Killer

Overcoming the Ukraine Crisis

Seth’s Blog: “I’m not the kind of person who … “

One thing that’s better for millennials: Equal pay

5 times it’s more expensive to be a woman

Mac Power Users episode 251

Tuesday tip: Use item links effectively

Prison time for some Atlanta school educators in cheating scandal - CNN

iThoughts Presentation Mode, Filters and Variables

Chris Christie bets on bold remake of Social Security — and a test for 2016

‘I’m a winner’: Floyd Mayweather Jr. weighs in on ‘Fight of the Century’

Profit in politics: Digital ad firms could rake in big bucks this election

DNA test may bring us closer to Lincoln’s death 150 years ago today

Singapore high school math problem stumps the Internet

Dark matter map unveils first results

Millennials, more jobs and high-end buildings will push average US rent higher

OmniGroup plans 2015

Here’s where Marco Rubio gets his campaign money

Meet YouNow, the live-casting app that teens love and parents fear

Economists: Don’t leave home without one

How Smart Leadership Revived Chile after a Historic Disaster

What a Robust Dollar Means for U.S. Business

Brazil’s Scandal: Will it Sink Deeper — or Emerge Stronger?

The Mealy-Mouthed West

Obama’s Failed Afghan Peace Strategy

Last Taxi to Europe

Sustainable Energy Now

How to Reform the IMF Now

Seth’s Blog: Are you feeling lucky?

What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020

A Conversation With Peter Drucker

China’s deepening slowdown puts pressure on Beijing

Apple just made a big move that could take next-gen iPhone cameras to the next level

IBM partners with J&J and Medtronic to build apps for the health sector

Lincoln tomb caretakers on defensive over magazine critique, budget cuts

Former Microsoft Research Executive Says Technologists Overestimate Their Ability to Drive Social Progress

TextExpander: How to Create Custom Citations with a Few Keystrokes

BusyContacts review: Keep your contacts close, and their social media feeds even closer

#EqualPayDay: Are employers ready to oblige?

For first time, digital music matches physical sales

What a Robust Dollar Means for U.S. Business

China’s AIIB Recasts Regional Lending — and U.S. Influence

M&A 2014: Return of the big deal | McKinsey & Company

Turning the Page on Ebola

The Creative State

Why We Need “Game of Thrones”

Seth’s Blog: I am ‘anti-business’, you might be too

Here’s the one trait you should have to get a job at Google

Rich Universities Get Richer Faster

Medical-School Exam Gets an Overhaul

Panama City rape: ‘Spring break … is over’ - KOAT Albuquerque

Don’t Throw the Past Away: Rediscovering the “Drucker Space”

Tennessee House votes to make Bible official state book

Crave an Apple Watch? Poll shows you may have also voted for Obama

How Deflation Works in the Real World: Diamonds as a Carat-Sized Case Study

Guilty verdict of U.S. football star casts another shadow over nation’s biggest sport

Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors’ fees

Is $15 an hour a realistic minimum wage?

Gaining Traction: Fannie and Freddie Flirt with Re-privatization

Brightening the black box of R&D

Can Trade Agreements Stop Currency Manipulation?

The Debt Dilemma

ExxonMobil’s Dangerous Business Strategy

The Least We Can Do For Syria

What the West Owes Ukraine

Seth’s Blog: What if you stopped?

How to use LinkedIn to Find Clients Without Breaking a Sweat

Tim Cook has the best pay-for-performance rating among highest-paid US executives, earning $65.2M last year

How to Photoshop the color of absolutely anything

Murphy’s Law and the new MacBook: We had setup hassles, migrating or not

The Tell: Americans may be paying too much tax for their own good

Brett Arends’s ROI: Smart-beta strategies that actually beat the market

When The World Bank Does More Harm Than Good

Short-termism and the threat from climate change

How to password-protect your Mac — and keep other people from using it

Cloud shopping: Is iCloud Photo Library the best value for your dollar?

Revenge of the record labels: How the majors renewed their grip on music

‘Quack’: Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty

What’s the Best iPhone 6 Case?

The Plan to Squeeze a High-End Camera into Your Smartphone | MIT Technology Review

Turning to Big, Big Data to See What Ails the World

Quick Tip: Customizing the OmniFocus Today view widget

How MOOCs Are Taking Local Knowledge Global

How to beat the transformation odds

After years of testing, Google has replaced the URL with the site name and breadcrumb trail in the mobile search snippets

How to Play the College Financial-Aid Game

Metro Money: You Call It a Library, I Call It My Office

Why A Blockbuster Of A Trade Deal With Asia Matters

In New Orleans, Young Lives Adrift

Yes, You Can Help The World And Make Money At The Same Time

This time iPhone 6 is ‘fundamentally different’ to anything we’ve seen before

Seven Reasons We Hate Free-Range Parenting

Analysis: Britt McHenry and the upsides of a surveillance society

How to beat the transformation odds

The Problem With Secular Stagnation

Seth’s Blog: Seen, heard, gotten, changed

Break the chains: NYC wonders how to save small shops from big business

Trillions of dollars needed for new bid to end poverty by 2030

How computers got amazing: Moore’s Law at 50

A War of Values With Russia

A Global Marshall Plan

Effective Altruism

Seth’s Blog: The difference between mass and banality

Are you ready to decide?

Behind Cooper Turmoil, an Ugly Scene

Japan, U.S. ‘Close’ To Major Deal

3 easy ways to share a Mac’s screen, great for long-distance tech support

2,500 years later, the hottest new management guru is Confucius

An Efficient Way to Convert Plants Directly into Hydrogen Fuel

A Gene-Edited Potato

A Guide to Thesis-Writing and a Guide to Life

How Nokia Can Make the Most of the Alcatel-Lucent Deal

Live and Lucrative? Why Video Streaming Supremacy Matters

Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement in Insurance

Oil-price shocks and the chemical industry: Preparing for a volatile environment

$200 billion and counting: How to separate profit from risk in times of plunging oil prices

Mr. Abe Goes to Washington

A Tale of Two Atomic Cities

Seth’s Blog: The freelancer course is here

Encore: Don’t count on working longer to salvage retirement

Norway Becoming First Country To Eliminate FM Radio

Californians Can Now Pay Cash For Health Insurance At 7-Eleven

Hillary Clinton: Any trade deal must produce jobs - USA TODAY

Millennials: It’s Time to Start Talking to Strangers

Exclusive: The NRA’s brazen shell game with donations

Not popular: Chris Christie’s low approval ratings keep him far from D.C.

Blue Bell Creameries recalls all products after ice cream found with deadly bacteria

Prosecutor ties reputed mobster to unsolved Boston art heist

‘Monkey Kingdom’: Disney’s new nature flick looks beyond box office

Not so fast Obama’s third term: Hillary Clinton says economy has ‘stalled out’

How to Stand Out as a Leader: 6 Tips

Crowdfunding Commercial Real Estate — the New Disruptor?

How to Think Strategically about Knowledge Management

Grow fast or die slow: Pivoting beyond the core

The reality of growth in the software industry

Debating the Confidence Fairy

Europe’s Roadblocks to Long-Term Investment

Save our Soils

Why Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide?

Girls, Not Brides

An Earth Year

Demand higher standards

We asked 4 robo advisers and 4 human advisers for portfolios for the same investor

The Trouble With Grading Employees

The truth about Canada’s low-income benefits: They work

The ins and outs of an OS X Permissions fix

London trader arrested for alleged role in $1T ‘flash crash’ on Wall Street

New York City marks Earth Day with plan to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030

Powerful space telescope will be ‘a time machine to look back 13.5 billion years’

How Benford’s Law Reveals Suspicious Activity on Twitter

HP’s Audacious Idea for Reinventing Computers

Our favorite productivity and GTD app suite for Mac, iPhone, and iPad

Passive, but Powerful: How Index Funds Exercise Their Clout

How agile is your supply chain?

The globally effective enterprise

Three Encounters with Hillary

The Case for Peace With Iran

Ireland’s Lessons for Greece

Asian Games Are Not Zero-Sum

The Right Health Investments

Seth’s Blog: People are real, but the crowd disappoints

Population Estimates by Age/Sex: April 2010 to July 2014

Sacramento Tops Large Counties in Employment Growth Rate

How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Nonprofit

Podcast: Everything we love, hate, and love to hate about Photos for OS X

Germany’s Largest Bank Fined Record $2.5 Billion In Rate-Fixing Scandal

Deep inside the smart Swiss watches that challenge Apple Watch with analog panache

How Google’s Project Fi Will Try and Challenge AT&T and Verizon

The 10 Tricks That Will Make You Appear Smarter In Meetings

Why American Workers Without Much Education Are Being Hammered

With turnaround plan in the works, will McDonald’s fate be decided May 4?

How Corporate Boards Can Make a Difference

Are You a Digital Immigrant?

Zee’s Punit Goenka: Youth Is the Fastest-Growing Audience

How Businesses Are Leading Climate Change Innovation

Is It Possible for the World to Run on Renewable Energy?

Low-carbon Energy Increasingly Gets Private Investment

Renewable Energy Future Looks Less Costly

Business and society in the coming decades

Leading By Engaging

The Shareholder Spring Continues

Democracy Versus Growth?

A New Deal for Greece

Good-Government Authoritarianism?

Reckless abandon (is neither)

New Census Bureau Infographic Shows How Communities Rely on the ACS

FFF: Earth Day: April 22, 2015

Chipotle partners with Postmates to offer delivery in 67 US cities for $4.99 to $7.99

The Filthy-Rich 50: Meet the richest person in each U.S. state

Match Game: Companies Push Training to Close Skills Gap

To Weather Criticism, It Helps To Think Of The Big Picture

It’s not over: Comcast deal doomed but mergers are still in cable’s future

New retail strategy used to launch the Apple Watch

Seven Stories You Shouldn’t Miss (Week Ending April 25, 2015)

Google and Facebook Say Weak Encryption Makes Law Enforcement Less Accountable

10 years later, YouTube is a hit but faces challenges

Custom-made humans? Scientists edit embryo genomes for the first time

Author Randy Wayne White’s Florida Home: Where Thrillers Are Written

Toward a new HR philosophy

Getting beyond bureaucracy in human resources


Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

To overcome an irrational fear …

This security flaw puts online shoppers’ data at risk

8 Obama Jokes That Stood Out From The White House Correspondents Dinner

An Online Tune-Up for the Used-Car Marketplace

The Man Who Broke the Music Business

The AIIB and Global Governance

How Iran Is Winning

Turkey’s Historical Responsibility

Did US Drone Strikes Lose Yemen?

The Narrative Roots of Public Policy

Are the Good Times Over?

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: #MobileMadness: a campaign to help you go mobile-friendly

Product adoption: different problems for different folks 3 review: Don’t like Apple’s Reminders? You might like

Here’s how much Apple earns more than everyone else

Why Coding Is Your Child’s Key to Unlocking the Future

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

Five Disturbing Things You Didn’t Know About Forensic “Science”

The campaign calculus in YouTube era

Elite Universities Are Turning Our Kids Into Corporate Stooges

Do the charts matter in the age of Spotify?

A Robot Rethought to Appeal to Manufacturers

Stephen Hawking’s cosmic theory consoles One Direction fans

Picture it: A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth

How Rue La La Lures Customers to ‘Must-see Shopping’

Author Brian Little on Personality and the ‘Art of Well-being’

Maintaining momentum in Brazil’s pharmaceutical market

Maintaining a long-term view during turnarounds

Can we talk? Five tips for communicating in turnarounds

Landside operations: The next frontier for container-shipping alliances

America’s Risky Recovery

A Time for Middle East Realism

Planetary Boundaries and Human Prosperity

China’s Slowing New Normal

The Old New Financial Risk

Good design (and serial numbers)

2012 Economic Census Geographic Area Series for Two More Sectors

Megacities Might Not Save the Planet After All

The 9 Books Every Boss Should Read

Chinese leader absent but central in Japan-U.S. trade talks

Lessons on Disaster Preparedness from the Nepal Earthquake

Why Financial Literacy Programs Require Long-term Follow-up

Pricing in retail: Setting strategy

The impact of regulation

Ukraine’s Other Chernobyls

Lies, Damn Lies, and the British Election

Tsipras in Dreamland

I didn’t see it because I wasn’t looking

FFF: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2015

5 surprising tips for Apple’s new Photos app

David Weidner’s Writing on the Wall: Will new rules on CEO pay really pay off?

Mental-Health Crunch on Campus

Making Multifunctional Fibers to Probe the Brain

Overwhelmed? 6 Ways to Bring Sanity to an Insane Work Schedule

Take the hassle out of scanning documents

NFL to give up tax-exempt status amid congressional pressure

Separation of Church and Cubicle: Religion in the Modern Workplace

Brittle Britain

An Asian Community Can Wait

Economic Policy Turned Inside Out

A New Blueprint for US-China Relations

Beyond Silicon Valley

The naked corn paradox

Infographic: Transportation Alternatives by Census Region

After years of restructuring, Sony predicts operating profit will quadruple to $2.7B this year on strong PS4 and image sensor sales

What these successful women do in the morning

If you believe in Buffett, buy his company’s stock

A $42 Million Bet on Cities and the Power of Data

IBM’s Latest Quantum Computing Advance

Review: Sorting Good Apple Watch Apps from Bad

Japan PM offers ‘eternal condolences’ for Americans killed in WWII

Microsoft developers conference falls flat, is Apple next?

Exploring Canada’s National Parks in the land of the Midnight Sun

Google cost searches - Business Insider

Britain’s Silent Election

Europe Versus Gazprom

Cyber War and Peace

An Even More Dismal Science

Protecting student data in a digital world

The eight essentials of innovation

Discovery fatigue

How PepsiCo Convinced You That Lays Were Cool Again

The four global forces breaking all the trends

Satya Nadella envisions a Microsoft that is more willing to favor big bets on new technologies over protecting legacy cash cows

A college ranking where Harvard doesn’t make the top of the list

50 Most Common Interview Questions | Glassdoor Blog

After the Oval Office: Obama looks to community outreach for black youth

Las Vegas hotel room rates plunge as fans cool on Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

3-D Printed Stents Save Toddlers

American Psychological Association secretly helped justify torture, report says

Forty years after fall of Saigon, Vietnam now directs anger at China

Study: Climate change could threaten one in six species with extinction

This school in Norway abandoned teaching subjects 40 years ago

Why the Google Antitrust Case Is ‘A Step in the Negotiation Process’

Ido Aharoni: Why Brand Capital Is Part of National Security

Learning from South Korea’s mobile-retailing boom

The Dollar Joins the Currency Wars

Will the TPP Help Latin America?

Toward an Alliance of Hope

The angry teenager (your customer?, your boss?)

After Baltimore, what hope for change?

Climate Change and the Catholic Church


UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurer in US, will cover video-based doctor visits from telemedicine firms NowClinic, Doctor on Demand, and American Well

Slide Show: Warren Buffett’s reading list, from Benjamin Graham to football

Mayweather Outboxes Pacquiao In A Unanimous Decision

China Promises $46 Billion To Pave The Way For A Brand New Silk Road

Who Keeps Track If Your Surgery Goes Well Or Fails?

For A Resume, Type Font Matters

How The Internet Is Forcing The Humanization Of Work by Stephen Denning

Which Internet for Europe?

Putin on Parade

How to Select the Next UN Secretary-General

Graft or Growth in China?

Are you certain that you’re trapped?

Warren Buffett doesn’t tip like a billionaire, and 6 other things I learned at ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’

Outside the Box: The Buffett & Munger Show calls Greece a ‘drunken brother,’ and praises China

The Tell: Bill Gross says death is coming for him and this bull market

McDonald’s CEO Promises ‘Modern, Progressive Burger Company’

A Poker Battle Against A Computer

Canine vets forgotten: Inside one Marine’s fight to get health care for her dog

No more ‘nerd speak’: Forecasters urged to improve tornado warnings

Tesla’s Home Battery Is Built for a Solar Boom

‘Avengers’ sequel is second-biggest U.S. opener of all time

Why the Best Designers Don’t Specialize in Any One Thing

Can the EU Solve the Greek Puzzle While Pushing for Growth?

Why China’s consumers will continue to surprise the world

The End of 1945

Latin America Between Kennan and Obama

Telling the truth with charts

2013 ZIP Code Business Patterns

10 of the prettiest places to retire - MarketWatch

The New Bookkeeper Is a Robot

One Chart That Explains A Big Issue Behind Baltimore Protests

Site Using Candidate Carly Fiorina’s Name Attacks Her Record At H

Cinco de Mayo, a reference point for unity in fragmented Mexico

The Best and Worst Places to Grow Up: How Your Area Compares

4 things I wish I’d known before retiring abroad

CIA insider’s memoir sheds new light on U.S. political controversies

How Old Brands Can Still Surprise Consumers

Reshoring Isn’t a Myth -- But It’s Not a Phenomenon Either

Growing by adapting at speed

Data for Development

Pretty websites

Five ways to grow your business this Small Business Week

Facebook and IBM partner to combine retail data and Facebook user data to improve ad targeting

Sources: Apple working with US researchers to offer DNA testing via ResearchKit

Facebook’s tool for your digital estate plan

Colleges Pay When Parents Go Bankrupt

When Your Best Mentor Is … Mom

Edison’s Talking Dolls Can Now Provide The Soundtrack To Your Nightmares

Virtual Volunteers Use Twitter And Facebook To Make Maps Of Nepal

Obama Laces Up To Tout Asian Trade Deal At Nike

The power of Pomodoro (or, how to slice your time to stay on task)

‘Drought of century’ leads to unprecedented water restrictions in Calif.

Senate adopts GOP budget targeting the Affordable Care Act

Hispanics live longer than whites, despite health problems

Millions displaced: Violence takes devastating toll on world’s people in 2014

Apple has an opportunity to completely change TV if it uses this model

Jay H. Baker: How Kohl’s Carved Out a Retail Niche

The Promising Tidal Wave of Streaming Music

How Tesla’s Powerall Will Shift Control to the Consumer

Making marketing technology work

Capitalism vs. lock in

2014 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections

FFF: Mother’s Day: May 10, 2015

Health of State Government Finances, Including Taxes and Public Pensions

New and Improved Trade Agreements?

Safeguarding the Open Internet

Japan’s Good Fight

Germany v. Google

The Rain on Russia’s Parade

Buy Back or Pay Forward?

The Lesson of Nepal

A Blueprint for Greece’s Recovery

The Battle for Britain

Google study finds 5.5% of unique visitors to Google sites had some form of injected ads, affecting more than 3000 advertisers

AT&T customers with unlimited data using LTE now throttled only when network is congested, instead of when they go over 5GB/mo

Apple hasn’t fixed or even acknowledged widely-reported networking issues on OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 related to discoveryd

Cody Wilson, inventor of the 3D printable gun, files countersuit against US State Department claiming the blueprints are protected free speech

Apple Confirms Their Web Crawler: Applebot

Flickr puts a spit-shine on its mobile apps and uploader

For Stanford’s Business School, Bay Area’s Pull Is Mixed Blessing

Business Schools Fight to Recruit Top Women

College Majors Figure Big in Earnings

J.P. Morgan’s Barista-Turned-Banker Sees Good Things Brewing

This Experiment Shows What Happens To Your Body When Everything You Eat Is Organic

10 of the best festivals in Europe … that you’ve probably never heard of

Memristors Used to Make a Neural-Network Chip

Bill Gates: We are ‘Outrageously’ Not Prepared for a Coming Outbreak

Introducing the Long-Reader’s Digest, a weekly column where we’ll give you a taste of the best new long-form journalism on the Internet

America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care

How to use Spotlight in Yosemite to search for files, apps, web info, and more

Fmr. WH advisor: Obama’s trade pact won’t help the middle class

‘Nuthin’ but a G Thang’: Study says hip-hop revolutionized music, not Beatles

Jade Helm 15: Pentagon promises it’s not taking over Texas or the Southwest

Brain technology patents soar as companies get inside people’s heads

More precise data in the new Search Analytics report

Jack and Suzy Welch: Strong Leadership Is All about Trust

Online Groceries in India: Will Consumers Bite?

Infographic: Business Simplification 2015

Unearthing performance gains to boost bank value

Closing France’s €100 billion digital gap

What Now for Britain and Europe?

Inequality, Immigration, and Hypocrisy

Do you want our apathy?

About 14% of Zappos employees accept severance as Zappos continues its months-long transition to holacratic management structure

Don’t (just) blame Facebook: We build our own bubbles

3 out of 4 retirees receiving reduced Social Security benefits

Cameron, Conservatives win big in surprising U.K. elections

They knew: Blue Bell ignored listeria concerns from 2 years ago

The Most Valuable Aspect of Bitcoin: Its Versatile Ledger Technology

Newly discovered deep sea microbes missing link in evolution

The Cutting Edge of Lean Management

China’s Green-Energy Revolution by John A. Mathews and Hao Tan - Project Syndicate

Why China’s consumers will continue to surprise the world | McKinsey & Company

David Cameron’s Europe

A hierarchy of organizational needs

Infographic – World War II: 70 Years On

FFF: Older Americans Month: May 2015

The truth about Macs in the enterprise

Chuck Jaffe: 6 ways Vanguard has changed the way people invest

Here’s where your stolen online accounts are sold via PayPal

Swipe Through More Than 90,000 Jobs With New App -

Texas students keep vandalizing this Jefferson Davis statue

As Moscow preps for Victory Day, Russians riled by West’s boycott

Apple Loop: Tattoos Break Apple Watch, iOS 8.2 Terminated, iPhone 7 Plans

Why you shouldn’t wash your dishes by hand

Facebook: Users make their news feed less diverse - The Times of India

“But how can you be sure?”

Immigration fight looms over Republicans’ South Carolina gathering

Fund me please: Budget gaps send states searching for revenue

Nearly half of states confronting big budget shortfalls

What’s the status of Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the U.S.?

‘Bourbon Empire’ Reveals The Smoke And Mirrors Of American Whiskey

Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover

Why can’t we read anymore?

There Is Growing Evidence that Our Universe Is a Giant Hologram

3 foolproof ways for understanding how to reach customers

How Overconfident CEOs Could Take Down the Firm

Greening China’s Financial System

Western Politics’ Locust Years

International Norms in Cyberspace

Homesick Politics


Embracing the new MacBook lifestyle: It works, adapters and all

Evolution Simulator Reveals the Secret to Mating Without Social Skills

Nanoscale Semiconductors Offer a New Approach to Artificial Photosynthesis

Chinese smartphone market, world’s largest, shrinks in Q1 -study

China springs a leak before springing rate cut

Italy’s birth dearth

Bo Derek: Aging is not for sissies

Florida coast ground zero for battling rising sea levels across U.S.

WWII Total Served

40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms

GE Sheds Finance Arm to Become Industrial Powerhouse

Cambodia: From Battlefield to Global Marketplace

Hospital Consolidation: Can It Work This Time?

Oil-price shocks and the chemical industry: Preparing for a volatile environment

Reversing Africa’s Medical Brain Drain

Life-Saving Drugs for All

The Paradox of Identity Politics

A new way to move forward

AOL in talks to spin off HuffPost

Apps to keep track of all your favorite TV shows

2015 Rankings List Most ‘Bicycle Friendly’ U.S. States

Verizon Inks $4.4 Billion Agreement To Buy AOL

AOL’s bumpy tale isn’t over yet

Harvard’s Sendhil Mullainathan on behavior and poverty

Online divide: Slow Internet means big problem for Common Core testing

Forgoing church: America continues to become more secular

Virtual Reality Lets Robots Work Out Their Kinks

How Dropbox Plans to Compete with Microsoft, Google, and IBM: Simplicity | MIT Technology Review

How to Improve the Science of Forecasting

How digital is changing strategy

Sewing up lower costs from falling commodity prices

Talent versus Capital in the Twenty-First Century

The Puzzle of Liberal Democracy

Why Greece is Different

The Secret Corporate Takeover

Imperfect substitutes

CEO succession starts with developing your leaders

What UberX Drivers Actually Earn

Walt Mossberg Tests the Apple Watch for a Month

Mac 911: You are not an Apple ID! You are a Free Person!

Encore: Social Security forecasts ‘systemically biased’ to upside: study

One Woman’s Struggle To Survive ‘Too Much Vacation’ In France

Camp David summit shows Gulf states’ generational shift

It’s back: El Niño is going to wreak havoc on your summer weather

Verizon’s Ambitious Ad Play with AOL Faces Headwinds

Russia’s Indefensible Military Budget

Smokeless China

The Strategic Imperative of TTI

An Economics to Fit the Facts

Choosing what’s possible: Your turn to grow

Non-profits and stories that matter

Sunrise launches Meet, a keyboard for iOS and Android that displays your schedule availability to make booking meetings easier

College Enrollment Continues Slide

Why Do Most Galaxies Die? It’s A Case Of Strangulation, Scientists Say

Matt Bai: If Clinton won’t level with voters now, when will she?

Attorney: Amtrak engineer has ‘no recollection’ of fatal train wreck

How Kohl’s Became a National Retailer

Why Youth Matters in Actively Managed Funds

‘Power Forward’: Reggie Love’s Presidential Education

The gowth conundrum

The global obesity threat

Tokyo drift: How Japan can turn its aging workforce into an advantage

How do you govern a disrupted world?

Democracy’s Missing Meaning

Channeling China’s Aspirations

The Missing Arrow of Abenomics

Why Syriza Will Blink

Can we talk about this?

Looted By The Nazis, Matisse’s ‘Seated Woman’ Finally Finds Her Way Home

What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty

What’s Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

Wreckage of missing U.S. helicopter found on mountainside in Nepal

The Blue Bell Listeria outbreak creates a black market for ice cream

A deepwater fish joins mammals and birds in warm-blooded club

Meltdown: NASA researchers warn that giant Antarctic ice shelf may fall into ocean

Students in crisis: Mental health and suicide on college campuses

Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives died in past year

A ‘Dumb Pipe’ No More: What Verizon Wants from AOL

Emerging economies’ demographic challenge

Rethinking the water cycle

Building the Global Schoolhouse

How to go faster

Rich at heart: Clintons earned $30 million in past 16 months

Jury sentences Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death

A psychiatrist says this skill is the best indicator of a person’s ability to succeed

Politicians, patriots and statesmen

Inside Zappos’ switch to Holacracy, a manager-free operating structure, which led 14% of employees to quit

Survey of 100 women tech entrepreneurs shows 84% not from STEM background, 67% perceived bias in workplace, mentorship from men key for most, more

The Outsized Optimism Of The Entrepreneur

American Pharoah Wins Preakness Stakes, Has Shot At Triple Crown

America’s most important rail line is falling apart

U.S. pushes pedal on car-to-car communication

European battle brewing over ‘blood metals’ from Africa

Inspiring Economic Growth

Educating for Sustainable Development

Germany’s Golden Opportunity

Why do you do it this way?

Google researchers create amazing timelapses from public photos

What do I tell a friend who just lost his job?

‘Mad Men’ Finale: A Love Letter To Fans Filled With Mostly Happy Endings

The GOP Is Dying Off. Literally.

Texas gunfight leaves 9 bikers dead; police were outside the whole time

Jay Z and Beyoncé quietly post bail for Black Lives Matter protesters

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2

Who Funds the Future?

Single-Cell Genomics Allows Identification of New Cell Types

Tunisia’s extremists are coming from the middle class

What the TPP Means for U.S. Influence in Asia

Why capital expenditures need more CFO attention

No Pain, No Gain for Britain?

Keeping Europe’s Eastern Promise

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Osborne

The Modi Government Turns One

No Child Left Out

Modi in China

Unlimited scale

Plan Bee: White House Unveils Strategy To Protect Pollinators

The Untold Story of ILM, a Titan That Forever Changed Film

Shell Oil’s Cold Calculations for a Warming World

How to use the Adjust tools in Photos for OS X

Housing data to give clues on U.S. economy

Social Entrepreneurship 101: Building Companies That Make a Difference

How Can Human Resources Regain Its Edge?

Building the cities of the future with green districts

Development Finance with Chinese Characteristics?

The Irresistible Rise of the Renminb

Smart Development Targets

Staying the Course in Europe’s East

Is it meeting your needs…

Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara Fouls California Coastline

The Second Job You Don’t Know You Have

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

When adware attacks! And how to defeat it | Macworld

Buying in: Wall Street taking bitcoin more seriously

Last laughs: David Letterman to bid farewell tonight

7 money moves everyone should make in their first year after college graduation

What Is Art? Surprisingly, the Crowdfunders and Experts Agree

Beyond Universal Education

The Health Benefits of Fighting Climate Change

Thailand’s Stunted Transition

Escaping the Middle East’s Violence Trap

A World of Underinvestment

You don’t know Lefsetz?

Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million or More People

Twitter lacks size and ad tracking technology necessary to reverse sales slowdown, which was in part due to a lack of demand for its results-focused pricing

Can You Sue the Boss for Making You Answer Late-Night Email?

Make the most of Mail for iOS with these 8 powerful tips

iPhone 6S Fightback Needs 5 Essential Camera Upgrades

Silicon Valley Takes a Trip to the Farm Belt

In foreign exchange rigging: ‘If you ain’t cheating, you ain’t trying’

Are Financial Penalties Enough to Deter Banks’ Bad Behavior?

Incumbents as attackers: Brand-driven innovation

Global Finance and Global Warming

The Return of the Balkan Question

New-Model Development Finance

Capital Markets for Development

How to win an argument with a scientist

iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 to bring quality focus, smaller apps, legacy iPhone/iPad support, and better security with new Trusted Wi-Fi and Rootless features

Cost of splitting HP into HP Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise to be $400-$450M, will be divided equally between them

13-inch MacBook Air review: Apple’s affordable laptop nicely blends performance and portability

Cancer charities accused of spending $187 million in donations on dating sites, trips to Disney

10 things: 10 things your midlife crisis won’t tell you

We went to Omaha to get the same $18 haircut as Warren Buffett and found out so much more

Student Debt Is Hot Topic for 2016 Field

Smart uses for smart albums in Photos for OS X

FBI has expanded Patriot Act surveillance: Watchdog

NSA showdown: House presses Senate to alter domestic surveillance bill

Break out the flip-flops and sunscreen — here’s the best beaches of 2015

Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook

Can Mozilla Halt Firefox’s Slide and Break Up the Mobile Internet Duopoly?

Amid Islamic State takeover of Palmyra, Obama says U.S. not losing

Rising inequality holding back economic growth, report warns

Severe mental illness in youth surprisingly drops over the last decade

25 Best Cities For Jobs

Investing in India: Lots of Optimism, but No ‘Short-term Fixes’

How Companies Can Convince Workers to Quit Smoking

How Discovery keeps innovating

But do you want to get better?

County Business Patterns (CBP) Home Page - US Census Bureau

Who Let The Dogs In? We Did, About 30,000 Years Ago

The Inside Story of How the iPhone Crippled BlackBerry

At 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, take a moment

Suspect in Washington DC quadruple homicide arrested

5 ways OneNote is better than Apple’s Notes app

How to Grow as an Entrepreneur While You’re Still Working for Someone Else

2015 Social Security Changes

How Nonemployed Americans Spend Their Weekdays: Men vs. Women

How to Build a Brand People Can’t Resist

We’re All Using These Emoji Wrong

15 Things You’re Not Taught In School That Determine Your Success

When you do work that matters, the crowd will call you a fool

Four years after ‘Jeopardy’ win, IBM’s Watson program has seen applications in 75 industries including finance, healthcare, molecular biology

BlackBerry to Lay Off Undisclosed Number of Employees in Device Business

Email Slip Reportedly Reveals United Kingdom Plan For Possible EU Exit

Mathematician John Nash, who inspired ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ killed in car crash - Reuters

‘Underinsurance’: Democrats have a new health care fight in mind

One-sided death toll in Mexico gunfight raises doubts

Probe into GM recall uncovers ‘criminal wrongdoing’: report

Bubble 2.0?

Paradise in Peril

Lessons for the AIIB

Austerity Is the Only Deal-Breaker

We are all social entrepreneurs

Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary’s Comments On Iraqi Forces

It’s Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At

Free is worth it: How YouTube overcame fears of TV and movie execs

Forgotten for decades, fallen N.Y. soldier finally honored

Can You Hear Me Now? Why Mobile Calls Are Still Subpar, and How That’s Changing

What’s the cure for Europe’s economic woes?

This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life

Who’s the Most Attractive Investment of All? Good-Looking Men

Europe’s Movement Against Moving

Channeling China’s Animal Spirits

The Power of Student Travel

The do over

What Jony Ive’s new job means for Apple design

Forbes reveals “100 World’s Most Powerful Women” - CBS News

Robots Get a Grip on Meat and Vegetables

Technology Is Reshaping the Food Chain

New Study: The world’s a lot more violent than reported

Is the U.S. Stock Market Overvalued?

Evolution’s New Frontiers

The Currency Manipulation Charade

The AIIB and Chinese Strategy

What is a sale for? (48 hours)

Degrees of freedom

Nation Gains More than 4 Million Nonemployer Businesses in Last Decade

Are You Too Rigid?

Soccer scandal: FIFA officials indicted in $100M bribery ring

Bubble or not: Snapchat CEO says ‘We need to IPO’

Maybe the Mac is a typewriter after all

Checking your Mac for viruses — wait, what?

6 myths about your credit score

Mental Health in the Workplace: Moving Beyond the Stigma

John Nash’s Legacy: The Future of Business Strategy

Thomson Reuters on making information useful

Europe’s Refugee Problem, Then and Now

The Soccer Mafia

Europe’s Refugee Amnesia

Niall Ferguson’s Wishful Thinking

The EU’s Growing Credibility Deficit

Taking names

FFF: 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26

21.3% of US Participates in Government Assistance Programs Each Month

E-Stats 2013: Measuring the Electronic Economy

Sen. Al Franken: Student loan debt is damaging America’s economic growth

Outside the Box: Your house is no key to Warren Buffett-like riches

‘Trigger Mortis’: New Bond Novel Brings Back Pussy Galore

Non-Academic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

America’s Richest Self-Made Women - Forbes

Best books by billionaires - Business Insider

Holy Crop: How Federal Dollars Are Financing The Water Crisis In The West

U.S. military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states

U.N.: Fewer hungry people in world despite wars, poverty

Study: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans

FIFA criminal probe arrives at door of great survivor Blatter

Building a fast-moving digital enterprise

Transitioning to standard software: Lessons from ERP pioneers

Varoufakis’s Great Game

The Inflation Puzzle

The FIFA Syndrome


Google launches new Photos app with editing tools and free unlimited storage

Essential apps and gear for taking your iPhone camping

Forget babysitting and waiting tables, American teens should seek unconventional summer jobs

Class of 2015 Is Summa Cum Lucky in the Job Market

On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines’ Combat Readiness

Leaving prison: Winning clemency from Obama wasn’t the hard part

EPA to farmers: Stop spraying pesticides when bees are busy on crops

Google Photos launch is latest battle in the war with Apple for phone dominance

FCC head seeks to narrow ‘digital divide’ with new proposal

NBC takes binge-viewing plunge with Manson Family drama ‘Aquarius’

A Murky Road Ahead for Android, Despite Market Dominance -

The FIFA Scandal: Is This the ‘Tip of the Iceberg’?

Cambodia: A Gateway to ASEAN’s 600 Million Consumers?

The simple rules of disciplined innovation | McKinsey & Company

Productivity in mining operations: Reversing the downward trend | McKinsey & Company

Pain and money and b2b selling

FFF: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: May 2015

FFF: Older Americans Month: May 2015

IBM Now Offering Employees Macs for the First Time

Emergency savings — here’s what you really need

Doing nothing: U.N. hasn’t acted on child sex abuse claims

Worldwide growth: Islamic State’s reach expands to Asia and Africa

Obama says ‘handful of senators’ blocking U.S. surveillance reforms

Wall Street slips as economy readies for worst first-half numbers since 2011

Rashida Jones sheds light on amateur porn industry with ‘Hot Girls Wanted’

The #1 Fitness Trend Of 2015

The 6 Worst Things You Can Call Yourself On LinkedIn

With Diagnostic Tests, It’s a Brave New World

6 Places Never to Use a Debit Card

Greece, Argentina, and the Middle-Income Trap by Andrés Velasco - Project Syndicate

A Contact Group Plan for Syria

Europe and Anti-Europe

Putting Economic Models in Their Place

Not all who are lost, wander

Good Trade Intentions Gone Bad

Small Steps to European Growth

The Education Myth

Why the American Dream is unraveling, in 4 charts

Seeing What Isn’t There: Inside Alzheimer’s Hallucinations

Why Aren’t The Aliens Here Already?

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Soccer’s ‘nuclear option’: What would happen if the West boycotted World Cup?

Managing the strategy journey

Strategy under uncertainty

The fabulous life of Dr. Dre, one year after Apple acquired his company, Beats, for $3 billion

More Keynesian than Keynes

China’s Jobless Growth Miracle

Seize the Sustainable Future

The Business Case for Sustainability

The Liquidity Time Bomb

Marketing to the organization

2014 Characteristics of New Housing

Deep Learning is Teaching Computers New Tricks

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in U.S. Social Security

7 Resume Myths That Won’t Get You Hired

7 Things You Forgot To Include in Your Resume

4 Things Employers Look For In Resumes

5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Fix Them

5 Reasons Why A Creative Resume Will Do You More Harm Than Good

Can Uncertainty Be a Good Thing for Investors?

We Don’t Need a Crisis to Act Unitedly Against Cyber Threats

Turkey’s Critical Election

How to Default on Sovereign Debt

China’s New World Order

The G-7’s Sustainability Mission

Word of mouse

Per Pupil Spending Varies Heavily Across the United States

Intel Makes Biggest Bet In Its History

‘Call Me Caitlyn’: Bruce Jenner Reveals New Name

The Quantified Student: An App That Predicts GPA

How The YMCA Helped Shape America

The Cursed History of the Lemp Family Mansion

TSA fallout: Major changes coming after report finds lapses

Apartment living: Most Americans with minimum-wage jobs can’t afford the rent

Ramadi operation: U.S. and international coalition to reexamine IS strategy

Eyes in the sky: FBI behind surveillance aircraft over U.S. cities

Bernie Sanders’ ‘political revolution’ gains traction with mainstream voters

Campaign cash: GOP’s big money behind everyone — except Rand Paul

4 Economic Thinkers Every Tech Entrepreneur Should Read

U.S. R&D: A troubled enterprise

20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Google’s Ingenious Plan to Make Apps Obsolete

Unlocking the future: The keys to making cities great

Egypt’s Dead Men Walking

Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea

The Impunity Trap

The critic as an amateur hack

How Electronic Arts stopped being the worst company in America - CNET

10 gotta-know calendar tips for iOS

Terror v. economic anxiety: Clash of priorities defines 2016 debate

Pursuit of Medal of Honor for WWI hero’s ‘family’ leads to sad discovery

Design Guru John Maeda Says Design Is Now a Key Battleground for Big Tech Companies

Scientists Look to Reboot Human Genome Map

The Top 6 Tech Skills You Need in 2015

10 Reasons To Start A Business After College Instead Of Finding A Job

People Who Love The Beach Are Healthier And Know How To Chill Out

She Sat With Many Strangers That Day, But When This Man Shows Up I Got Goosebumps

Scientists Grow Mini Brains From Patient Skin Cells

The Psychology Of Skyscrapers

Experiment Provides Further Evidence That Reality Doesn’t Exist Until We Measure It

Fighting Cyber Warfare through Networks

Rewarding Risk: Why Private Equity Needs to Venture Beyond BRICS

Riders for Health Is Keeping Medical Care Rolling in Africa

Three myths about growth in consumer packaged goods

Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age

Pushing to build Asia’s biggest bank

Why South Africa must get real

Accelerating South Africa’s economic transformation

Strengthening South Africa

It’s time for South African business to step up

A Speech of Hope for Greece

Magna Carta at 800

Green Depreciation and European Recovery

The Limits of German Guilt

Europe’s Pointless Deficit Targets?

The fruitless search for extraordinary people willing to take ordinary jobs

Introducing Notes

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9 ways companies fool you with earnings

Do Buyout Kings Need M.B.A.s?

From ‘Jill’ to ‘Mom’ — inside Jill Biden’s relationship with Beau and Hunter - Washington Post

‘I will no longer keep secrets’: Ex-FIFA chief Warner promises ‘avalanche’ of revelations

Wondering how long you have? Simple score gives five-year death risk

Keep Yourself from Rambling with the “Traffic Light Rule”

How to keep all of your shortcuts in one spot with Launch Center Pro

New ACS Website Coming Soon

The 2015 Wharton Biz Plan Competition

Want to Get Ahead? Work on Your Improv Skills

Should You Fear — or Praise — the Office Tattletale?

Six Digital Marketing Traps That CMOs Should Avoid

Drones for Development

Europe’s Last Act?

Managing the Age of Disruption

The Risks of Mislabeled Risk

Blah, blah, blah

Apple now dominates consumer digital video viewing, says new Adobe report

Outside the Box: The best man for your money is a woman

Why Wal-Mart’s Labor Issues Run Deeper Than Too Much Justin Bieber

Why Political Campaigns Are Raising Money Faster Than Tech Startups

A campaign finance free-for-all is under way — and U.S. authorities won’t stop it

Little pink pill: The tricky approval process behind libido-booster for women

Massive security breach: Hackers unlock data for millions of federal workers

How I tracked FBI aerial surveillance

The Manager’s Diary

An Obstacle Course to Benefit All Robot-Kind

Genetic Engineers Seek to Develop Super-Resilient Potato Variety

12 Ways To Get More Mileage Out Of Your Current Job & Get Ahead In Any Field

5 billionaires giving their fortunes away

Official Google Blog: A changing playing field for women

Gingko App

When to change how you lead

Discussions on digital: Mobile, social, and new trends in consumer expectations

A Green Alliance With Europe

The Debate Channel

Coming at WWDC 2015: New Apple Watch SDK, Quality-focused/refreshed iOS 9 & OS X 10.11, Apple Music | 9to5Mac

10 things: 10 things billionaires won’t tell you

World Bank forecasts $90 trillion new low-carbon stock opportunity

11 Questions You Should Not Ask at Interviews

A Cheat Sheet in Communication for Leaders & Anyone Who Wants to Excel

How to Activate Keyboard Shortcuts in TextExpander 5 While Typing - Mac Automation Tips

Big holes remain in labor market despite blowout U.S. jobs report

Holding the umbrella

The Online Privacy Lie Is Unraveling

The Inside Story of How the iPhone Crippled BlackBerry

Who’s overseeing SEAL Team 6?

The money trap: More jobs don’t always mean more financial security

Giant hack may be first step in pursuit of bigger U.S. secrets

The Quiet Financial Revolution Begins

One Earth, One Ocean

Rethinking Inflation Targeting

Educating Lebanon’s Syrian Refugees

High resolution is not the same as accurate

OutlineEdit review: Make simple outlines for your writing projects

Sharp selloffs in U.S., Europe bond markets remain a mystery, U.S. risk watchdog says

A bachelorette party in Nashville — the pink frilly uniform goes too far

School District Bets on Tech for New Learning Model

The Forces Behind The Decline Of For-Profit Colleges

Turkish election deals blow to Erdogan’s ambitions for more power

Origin-of-life story may have found its missing link

In Search Of The Red Cross’ $500 Million In Haiti Relief : NPR

How Many Languages Your Startup Needs To Know

4 Tips for Workaholic Entrepreneurs to Avoid a Crumbling Marriage

How to Convince People to Donate Time

A hidden roadblock in public-infrastructure projects

Overcoming obstacles to effective scenario planning

The QE Placebo

A New Birth for Social Democracy

A Lifeline for European Solidarity

Control or resilience

David Weidner’s Writing on the Wall: Is GM a good buy?

Guess Which State Has The Best High School Graduation Rate?

Apple News Overview

Computer independently solves 120-year-old biological mystery

Some for-profit hospitals charging 10 times Medicare rates: Study

Change on the WWDC stage: Some Apple pitchmen are women

Bankrate’s 10 best and worst cities for retirement — guess which list Arlington, Va., is on

HSBC to Cut About 50,000 Jobs in Major Overhaul of Global Business -

Apple Unveils Apple Music, New Software

The use and abuse of scenarios

How long does an average marriage last around the world?

10 companies that won’t stop playing games with earnings figures

9 ways companies fool you with earnings

How long does an average marriage last around the world?

U.S. Needs $1 Trillion in Water System Upgrades

Public-private partnerships Bail Out Municipal Water Systems

Municipal Water Systems Turn to Public-Private Partnerships

Public-private Infrastructure Deals Get Strong U.S. Support

Can Amazon Deliver the Goods in Private-label Groceries?

The Uncomfortable Questions You Should Be Asking about Pay Equity

Heidrick & Struggles on the changing nature of leadership

The Chimera of Currency Manipulation

The Kurds in Command

China the Responsible Stakeholder

The G-7 Embraces Decarbonization

The Long-Term Investment Challenge

The tension of now

Businesses Are Hanging Up On Voice Mail To Dial In Productivity

Sanctions push central Europe’s armies further from Russia

Appeals court decision on strict anti-abortion law leaves 7 clinics in Texas

RIP, Vincent Musetto: We’ll never forget your most famous words

McKinney pool party cop resigns but racial tensions remain in the ‘burbs

Murderers on the run: Sweep of small New York town comes up empty

Cyber-Espionage Case Reveals the Shabby State of Online Security | MIT Technology Review

App Thinning and iOS 9

Are Nonprofits Ready to Give Foundations Direct Feedback? - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

Twitter cuts the noise with conversation filtering on tweet pages

Ahead of court ruling, Obama says health law now an American reality

Women, ethnic and religious minorities change face of Turkish Parliament

McDonald’s adds former Obama adviser Gibbs to executive team

Dinosaur blood and collagen discovered in fossil fragments

Highest Rated CEOs | Glassdoor

Greek Drama: Why the Negotiations Risk Europe’s Future

The Muddled Case for Trade Agreements

A Greek Suicide?

David Cameron and the EU’s Waterloo

Name calling

iPhone maker Foxconn in talks to build first Apple plant in India

Tech Startups Woo Investors With Unconventional Financial Metrics — but Do Numbers Add Up?

Twitter now lets you share your block list to get rid of multiple trolls at once

Man dies after getting locked in Corvette after car battery dies -

CMA Music Festival Arrives in Nashville To Throng of Country Music Fans

The Koch brothers and the Republican Party go to war — with each other

Water wasters beware: Your neighbors are watching — and posting to YouTube

Designer Carbons Lead the Energy Storage Race

What’s Holding Back Affordable Housing in India?

Why Offering Rewards to Stay Can Drive Customers Away

How US companies can fill the skills gap

The Climate Categorical Imperative

China’s Real Reform Challenge

Why America Should Join the AIIB

The Right Food Fight

A Final Word With Ferguson

How to Avoid a Sino-American War

Overcoming the extraction mindset

How ready are we? Natural Disaster or Emergency Preparedness

2014 CPS ASEC Research Files

Paul Ford: ‘What Is Code?’

From ‘Dropout Crisis’ To Record High, Dissecting The Graduation Rate

Could Neurons Have Evolved Twice?

Another shakeup: Twitter CEO Costolo bows out as growth pressure mounts

‘Fast and fair’ Internet: Net neutrality takes effect after FCC wins legal battle

In a first, federal regulators go after crowdfunding scammers

Sunni vs. Sunni

Stalin’s Comeback

Transgender in the Workplace

From box to cloud

Africa: A continent of opportunity for pharma and patients

Migration Realism

Every marketing challenge revolves around these questions

FFF: Father’s Day: June 21, 2015

South Korea says MERS cases slowing despite new deaths

BPS Research Digest: The Psychology of Mindfulness, Digested

Defeat of Obama’s fast-track trade bill marks a big win for big labor

Why Americans should be feeling richer but are not spending

The unknowable path

Philae awakening provides extraordinary opportunity - BBC News

Britain pulls out spies as Russia, China crack Snowden files: report - Reuters

iOS 9 FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple’s new mobile OS

New exhibit offers different perspective on World War II end

Shaped by war, Dempsey doubts wisdom of deep U.S. role in Iraq

TextExpander 5 review: Typing shortcut utility makes you more productive by learning your habits

In 2016 kickoff, Clinton embraces potential to make history

‘Jurassic World’ eating up box office record

Bending Toward International Justice

End “Extend and Pretend” With Greece

Turkey’s Politics of Peace

Foreign Policy and America’s Presidential Campaign

A Rule of Law for Sovereign Debt


A good bucket brigade

2012 Commodity Flow Survey Public Use Microdata

Top 5 features in OS X El Capitan (Video)

‘Will College Pay Off?’ A Surprising Cost-benefit Analysis

No, WSJ, Apple shouldn’t kill off the Mac

Colo. court to decide if workers can toke while off duty

Who Needs Drones from Amazon When You Have Bike Couriers Making 75 Cents Per Delivery?

After all of Twitter’s twists and turns, can it keep flying?

Unblocking Global Capital Flows

Getting organizational redesign right

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world

The Endgame in Greece

The IMF’s “Tough Choices” on Greece

Experimental China

Totalitarianism 2.0

Abandoning perfection

FFF: The Fourth of July 2015

Snapchat debuts the first sponsored geofilter at all McDonald’s locations in the US

Twitter CFO Anthony Noto’s rapid ascent at Twitter makes him a front-runner to succeed Dick Costolo as CEO

3 things to watch out for when buying a car

Why The Most Successful People Have The Most F*cked Up Stories

Getting organizational redesign right

Tuesday tip: Don’t use DEVONthink as a junk drawer

GOP’s battle against unions has a new front: Wage laws

Chilling notice: Employees at hacked federal agencies to get $1M insurance

Will Advances in Technology Create a Jobless Future?

Goldman Sachs takes its lending online — and to the masses

Do Independent Directors Increase Transparency?

Navigating the Ripple Effects of LA’s Higher Minimum Wage

Should the Olympics be shrunk?

E before I: Why engagement needs to come first in planning infrastructure

A Winning Strategy For Ukraine

China’s International Growth Agenda

The Bloom Is off the BRICS

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Official Google Blog: A new window into our world with real-time trends

Satya Nadella email to employees on aligning engineering to strategy

Rene Ritchie on Last Week’s WWDC 2015 Keynote

Full Transcript of Phil Schiller’s Appearance on The Talk Show Live From WWDC

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“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic”. — Peter Drucker

The shift from manual workers who do as they are being told — either by the task or by the boss — to knowledge workers who have to manage themselves ↓ profoundly challenges social structure

Managing Oneself is a REVOLUTION in human affairs.” … “It also requires an almost 180-degree change in the knowledge workers’ thoughts and actions from what most of us—even of the younger generation—still take for granted as the way to think and the way to act.” …

… “Managing Oneself is based on the very opposite realities: Workers are likely to outlive organizations (and therefore, employers can’t be depended on for designing your life), and the knowledge worker has mobility.” ← in a context




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