August 9, 2019

August 8, 2019

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    The Gilded Age 2.0

    “Mark Twain once wrote, “History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.” According to historians, the groundwork for the New Gilded Age began in 1990. Nearly…”

August 7, 2019

July 26, 2019

July 25, 2019

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    I Found the Key to the Kingdom of Sleep

    “In order to fall asleep at night, I must run a gantlet of bedtime rituals. I must be marinating in overnight-skin-care products from head to toe. One (but only one) of my legs must be hooked around the side of my covers, poised to alert me to the presence of monsters. I must be lying on my stomach, with one arm folded under my head between me and my pillow. Not only must the air in the room be frigid, but it must be blowing directly on me.”

July 22, 2019

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    Going Critical

    “But as much as I’ve thought about networks over the years, I didn’t appreciate (until very recently) the importance of simple diffusion.

    This is our topic for today: the way things move and spread, somewhat chaotically, across a network. Some examples to whet the appetite:”

July 18, 2019

July 12, 2019

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    Shopify and the Power of Platforms

    “While I am (rightfully) teased about how often I discuss Aggregation Theory , there is a method to my madness, particularly over the last year: more and more…”

July 10, 2019

July 9, 2019

July 8, 2019

July 7, 2019

July 1, 2019

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    Why plants don’t die from cancer

    “Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same…”

June 30, 2019

June 28, 2019

June 27, 2019

June 23, 2019

June 22, 2019