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A novel of Silicon Valley and other madness

Oct 8, 2013
A former Silicon Valley exec lives to tell the tale (in novel form).
Posted In: Silicon Valley
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Jimmy Choo shoes: Higher than high-end

Oct 3, 2013
Jimmy Choo co-founder Tamara Mellon on the brand's beginnings.
Posted In: Jimmy Choo, shoes, fashion
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Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' tackles underdogs ... that aren't

Oct 2, 2013
Author Malcolm Gladwell's latest book, "David and Goliath," explains why underdogs can win -- if they realize they're not really underdogs.
Posted In: Malcolm Gladwell, underdog
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Comedy on Vine and YouTube: Bo Burnham

Sep 27, 2013
Comedian Bo Burnham talks about his new book of poems and his theory behind comedy.
Posted In: comedy, Bo Burnham, Vine, social media
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Why having "too little" can focus the mind

Sep 3, 2013
Harvard economist Sendhil Mullainathan has written a book called, "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much."
Posted In: resources, budget
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The global economy, as seen in a hull of a ship

Aug 29, 2013
How do the clothes you wear and products you use get from the factory to your house?
Posted In: shipping
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Of poverty and sacrifice in Haiti

Aug 27, 2013
Edwidge Danticat's new novel, "Claire of the Sea Light," describes the economic difficulties of life in Haiti, even before the 2010 earthquake.
Posted In: Haiti, slavery
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How do I love work? Let me count the ways ...

Aug 21, 2013
Writer Victoria Chang uses poetry to deal with the frustrations of bosses, and coworkers and workplaces.
Posted In: poem, poetry, bosses, workplace, workplace culture
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On the waning of American exceptionalism

Aug 13, 2013
A new book explores 'American exceptionalism' in a historical context.
Posted In: america
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'Five Star Billionaire': Hidden side of China's economy

Aug 5, 2013
In a new novel, author Tash Aw follows five characters as they try to make their way in the big city of Shanghai.

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