Albert O. Hirschman and the power of failure. In the mid-nineteenth century, work began on a crucial section of the railway line connecting Boston to the Hudson River. The addition would run from Greenfield,
John Gruber noted this interesting snipping from Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends deck. 44: iPad has grown three times faster than iPhone did. This might be the most overlooked/underestimated fact about today.
The Internet of things -- that nebulous term usually associated with interconnecting everyday objects in a meaningful way -- is in the news again. Yesterday, Broadcom announced that it's launching a couple
Don’t believe the hype. Teens are not abandoning Facebook – nor are they likely to leave anytime soon. Like the once bittersweet, respectful and sometimes resentful interactions between Steve Jobs and
Nicholas Heyward is a haunted man. He is one of many New Yorkers who have lost loved ones to the police. The tragedy Heyward suffered has turned him into an activist. These days he spends much of his calling
You can make convincing points if you're logical, rational, and data-driven. The first in a seven-part series on leadership communication styles. There are a million pieces that all work together to propel
When Felix Baumgartner set out to make a living by stunt jumping—from cliffs, buildings, and bridges—the young Austrian had no idea where it would take him: to a pressurized capsule nearly 24 miles above
A new era in planetary exploration. There once were two planets, new to the galaxy and inexperienced in life. Like fraternal twins, they were born at the same time, about four and a half billion years