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Shakyground

Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 14, 2015, at 9:00 AM in New Releases

Financial journalist Bethany McLean tackles one of strangest unsolved mysteries of the global financial crisis: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Why We Work

By Dylan Schleicher, published September 3, 2015, at 12:00 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Barry Schwartz discusses what motivates us to work, and how to redesign our workplaces—and human nature along with it—armed with that knowledge.

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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2015, at 12:00 PM in Jack Covert Selects

Jerry Kaplan discusses the dangers of artificial intelligence and how to prevent them from becoming a dystopic reality.

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Tess Vigeland on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 27, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

On our final day with Tess Vigeland, she gives us a few questions to ponder (and the likely answer to one), and some books to add to our reading list.

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Tess Vigeland

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 25, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

Tess Vigeland talks about he leap she made, and how to know when it's time for you to make yours.

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A Q&A with Geoff Colvin, Author of Humans Are Underrated

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 19, 2015, at 10:30 AM in Staff Picks

Geoff Colvin answers a few of our questions about how humans are underrated in an age of rapid technological advancement.

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Humans Need Not Apply: A Guide to Wealth and Work in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 14, 2015, at 12:00 PM in New Releases

Jerry Kaplan presents provocative ideas for how our broader economy—even our basic definition of “work”—will have to change as artificial intelligence advances.

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Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 6, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Jack Covert Selects

Geoff Colvin asks (and answers) As machines get better than us at almost every task—mental and physical—what jobs will be left for us to do?

Uninvested

Uninvested: How Wall Street Hijacks Your Money and How to Fight Back

By Dylan Schleicher, published August 5, 2015, at 1:00 PM in New Releases

In Uninvested, Bobby Monks urges us all to wake up and take control of our money and our investing.

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No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Lessons for Young Adults

By Dylan Schleicher, published July 1, 2015, at 8:00 AM in Excerpts

Acclaimed investment advisor and novelist John Spooner has a new book of practical advice for any young person just getting a start in life.

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The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping with Turbulent Times

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 19, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Staff Picks

Adrian Woolridge's Shumpeter column for The Economist has been mined for the best material and published as a book.

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Peter D. Kiernan on Business and Books

By Dylan Schleicher, published June 11, 2015, at 9:00 AM in Interviews

We conclude our series with Peter D. Kiernan by asking our go-to questions about business and books and, for the first time, one additional follow up.