In his essay for the Wall Street Journal, Pink explains how an understanding of the science of the day—and paying more attention to the question of “when” we pursue certain activities—can improve the effectiveness and success of our resolutions for 2018.
FT’s Martin Wolf praised Kwak’s bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.
In its annual list, J.P. Morgan praises McAfee and Brynjolfsson’s Machine, Platform, Crowd as a “must read for what’s ahead.”
The New York Times‘ annual list of 100 notable books praised Foer’s “persuasive brief against the big four tech giants who he believes pose a threat to the individual and society.”
WIRED’s Garrett M. Graff sat down with David Ignatius to discuss The Quantum Spy, out now, which revolves around a central theme of spy literature: the race for a new technology, to discover something new that, even if only for a moment, will provide a geopolitical advantage.
When it comes to politics, everyone wants to be heard. Robert Reich has a few ideas about how Americans can make that happen.
Meghan Daum of the New York Times calls Finn’s memoir “terrific,” “nuanced,” and “refreshing,” praising Murphy’s “sharp diversion from the expected up-by-the-bootstraps allegories.”
David Ignatius’ upcoming spy thriller–a tale of global espionage, state-of-the-art-technology, and unthinkable betrayal–was picked by Amazon as a November book of the month.
In Olson’s Eruption, survival narrative meets scientific, natural, and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster.
Blaine Harden’s fascinating account of how one man helped burn down North Korea was chosen by Amazon as one of their best biographies of the month.
Annette Bening has joined Christoph Waltz and Vanessa Redgrave in the crime drama “Georgetown.” The project, based on the New York Times Magazine article “The Worst Marriage in Georgetown” by Franklin Foer, centers on Albrecht Muth (played by Waltz), an eccentric social climber who seduced and married a wealthy older widow, Viola Drath, portrayed by Redgrave.
NPR praises Foer’s “lucid, absorbing” book, from Foer’s assertion that democracy and technology have collided to his “concise, insightful psychological profiles” of the movers-and-shakers in Big Tech.