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The Machiavelli of Maryland

People contact Edward Luttwak with unusual requests. The prime minister of Kazakhstan wants to find a way to remove ethnic Russians from a city on his northern border; a major Asian government wants a plan to train its new intelligence services; an Italian chemical company wants help settling an …

Santa Cruz

Two Words to Help You Gut Check Your Career

I love my career in competitive strategy, research, and teaching. It engages my mind. I feel an ongoing sense of discovery. I like helping people make decisions that will get them more of what they want.<p>Still, when I think back to my childhood, I don’t remember ever thinking that when I grow up I …

How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

The evolution of products into intelligent, connected devices—which are increasingly embedded in broader systems—is radically reshaping companies and competition.<p>Smart thermostats control a growing array of home devices, transmitting data about their use back to manufacturers. Intelligent, …

The Internet Of Sound

Patrick Bergel Contributor<p>Patrick Bergel is a creative technologist and one of the founders of Chirp, a platform for sharing data with sound.<p>How do birds communicate? By singing. And now it’s the turn of the machines. A new crop of businesses are now creating what’s referred to as the Internet of …

Internet of Things

9 TV dramas that will make you smarter about business

But one of the great things about modern television is that it can be simultaneously entertaining and instructive, especially about business.<p>We picked nine series that could make you a better businessperson, whether you're interested in learning more about effective leadership, integrating your …

NYSE Explains Why It Went Down Wednesday

John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Yale Joel—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images<p>Yale Joel—Time …

New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled …

Why Do Babies Twitch in Their Sleep? (Adorable Video Edition)

When I brought my puppy home last August, I knew he would be fun to play with. I had no idea how entertaining he would be when asleep. He dozed constantly, and more often than not, his whole body — legs, tail, lips, eyes, ears — would twitch. This isn’t a quirk of canines. Sleep twitching happens …

Wonders of the World