HBR: Why You Can’t Just Tell a Company “Be More Like a Startup”

In case you missed it, HBR has a nice piece on how startups often skirt (or ignore) laws during their early stages of growth. Some excerpts below: One of the […]

The W: A Weekly Reading List

In this week’s edition…Best Buy attempts to take on Amazon…living by an app…the impact of wrongful convictions…thoughts of the spiderweb…celebrity weddings just aren’t for celebrities…and more.     Business & […]

Neurodiversity: We Need to Think Differently About People Who Think Differently

HBR has what I think is their first ever piece on the topic of neurodiversity as a competitive advantage.  I recently had the chance to speak with Rajesh Anandan, co-founder and […]

Should London Change How We Think About Free Speech Online?

Last week terrorists once again attacked the people of London. Lives were shattered and lost yet again, and as such the nation’s leadership was forced to respond to the continuing […]

Bloomberg: “Why Aren’t American Teenagers Working Anymore?”

Good piece on Bloomberg about why teenagers in the U.S. are working fewer summer jobs. Some excerpts: For Baby Boomers and Generation X, the summer job was a rite of passage. […]

Recent Read: “Not even wrong – ways to dismiss technology”

In case you missed it, Andreessen Horowitz’s Bendict Evans has an interesting take on what differentiates tech with game-changing potential from mere novelties. His post is worth a careful read. Some excerpts:   It […]

Recent Read: The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI

Excellent piece on MIT Tech Review about how deep learning works. Some excerpts: Already, mathematical models are being used to help determine who makes parole, who’s approved for a loan, and […]

Are We Running Out of Innovation?

I come across a lot of interesting writing in my work, but I have to note that one of the most thought-provoking scholarly pieces I have read recently is the working paper published earlier this […]

NY Times: “Learning to Love Our Robot Co-Workers”

In case you missed it, the NY Times recently ran an interesting piece by Kim Tingley on working alongside robots. Some excerpts:    The more I talked with engineers and civilians alike, the more […]

The “Big Government” Workforce Is Not What We Think It Is

One of the major recurring themes in American society for the past few decades has been that “the federal government is too big” and that we need to “shrink the number of bureaucrats” […]