The open office floor plan is kind of like socialism. It sounds utopian in theory, but in practice leads to a lot of pain and suffering. Yet, there will always be those dreamers who read Karl Marx’s, in
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A few years ago, Google went on a quest to build the perfect team. The goal was to figure out why some teams perform well while other teams stumble. Researchers code-named the study Project Aristotle,
Photographer: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images Goldman Sachs’ statistical model for the World Cup sounded impressive: The investment bank mined data about the teams and individual players, used artificial
Bahasa Indonesia was adopted to make communication easier across the vast Indonesian archipelago, but its simplicity has only created new barriers. The woman stood in her roadside stall in a quiet neighbourhood
Since Donald Trump became president, rightwing groups are helping flood state legislatures with bills that promote hardline Christian conservative views The emboldened religious right has unleashed a of
‘This is all I’ve ever wanted. Why am I so unhappy?’ Three weeks ago, Bobby Burns, a YouTuber with just under one million subscribers, sat down on a rock in Central Park to talk about a recent mental episode.
Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, offered a brief lesson in nailing a job interview earlier this week. Speaking at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Kim shared an anecdote
Too often we’re wasting the most creative people on the planet on the most trivial and ridiculous problems. “The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks,”
In 1976, the French philosopher Michel Foucault made the meticulously researched case that sexuality is a social construct used as a form of control. In the 40 years since, society has been busy constructing
For as long as human beings have been writing about fantasy, myth, and science fiction, the dream of invisibility has always been a top priority. While Star Trek brought the idea of a cloaking device the
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A group of cyclists slams on the brakes as a man pushing a wheeled suitcase stops abruptly in the middle of a busy bike path in downtown Amsterdam to pick up a toiletries bag he dropped. "If we wait a
From Samsung televisions, to Amazon Echoes, Apple tablets to FitBit trackers, the devices that surround us are controlled by software companies. We don’t truly own our devices: the companies own us. It
You’ve heard of our greatest scientific theories: the theory of evolution, the Big Bang theory, the theory of gravity. You’ve also heard of the concept of a proof, and the claims that certain pieces of