PayPal is in the center of two battles: one for control of every transaction on the planet, the other for control of its own destiny. The clogged roads of San Jose teem with Priuses, which merely serve
For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again,
By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot. Already wealthier than most of us will
Photography: Jonathan Sprague Salman Khan was working as a hedge fund analyst when he started using online tools to tutor his cousins in math. Nine years later, his nonprofit organization, Khan Academy,
“Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.” Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his
"Finally, I'm not a slave to my stupid human eyeballs!" Lenny Leonard exclaims as he puts on his Oogle Goggles, a few minutes into Sunday's episode of The Simpsons, entitled "Specs and the City." In it,
Control is a mirage. The most effective leaders right now--men and women--are those who embrace traits once considered feminine: empathy. Vulnerability. Humility. Inclusiveness. Generosity. Balance. Patience.