Big ideas in little doses
Sigmund Freud said the two great protections we all had against inevitable human suffering were love and work. Will we lose work in the second machine age?
Robots and computers will not just eliminate our jobs; they will also dissolve important aspects of the family and our pair-bonded partnerships.
We will need a good dose of healthy stoicism if we are to survive in the world after work.
If you knew the flu was going around your office, wouldn't it be nice to work at home for the day?
Warby Parker has found that diversity makes it a better company in unpredictable ways.
Could we redesign shopping as a system of “catch-and-release,” so that, like sport fishing, it’s the adventure and not the prize that becomes central?
Penn State and Yale University astronomers, unable to explain strange data patterns they're observing from a star, have come to the conclusion that there may be an "alien superstructure" orbiting it.
Warby Parker has found that making bold moves doesn’t always require taking big risks.
Bre Pettis, founder of MakerBot, a pioneer in consumer 3D printing, is interested in everything. So how does he get anything done?
The pursuit of transcendent experiences will become a connoisseur art when we’re all unemployed.