Keats explains how marriage can be treated as a metaphor by explaining the process by which two people can become married not by government definition, but by a law of nature, thanks to advances in quantum physics.
Elon Musk is the ambitious founder and CEO of SpaceX, a private company that has won more launch contracts than anyone else in the launch business. In this lesson excerpt, Musk explains his approach to innovation...
Author and TV host Leon Logothetis shares an inspiring story from his world travels about a homeless man who welcomed him with an open heart.
Personality and intelligence do help lift people from poverty in America, lending some plausibility to the American dream in which hard work and stick-to-it-iveness improve one's lot in life.
The Sony corporation is still picking up the pieces after suffering a devastating cybersecurity breach in November. The company announced this week that it will miss the deadline to post its third-quarter earnings...
Electroceuticals -- electrical signals used to trick the brain into thinking the gut is full -- have been approved by the FDA to treat obesity.
Jean-Francois Rischard is an economist. He was the Vice President of World Bank from 1998 to 2005. Born in Luxembourg in 1948, Rischard holds doctoral degrees in law and economics and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
We are using too much of the planet.
Develop a global-citizenship mindset, Rischard says.
Rischard remains an optimist despite his book's stark predictions.
Nation-states are useful, but limited in their perspective.
The Kyoto Protocol.
The world is too fragmented to deal with global problems.
Global institutions are too small to deal with the biggest issues.
We are only a fifth of the way into the digital revolution.
Gerhard Schroeder wanted a briefing.
Bringing out-of-the-box thinking to the World Bank.