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What people like you like

In his new book, MIT Sloan School research fellow Michael Schrage explores the powerful effects of recommendation engines and where they might lead.
by Theodore Kinni

Best Business Books 2020: Story time

In the 20th edition of strategy+business’s Best Business Books section, our writers identify the three most compelling reads in seven genres.
by Daniel Gross
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Revisiting Atlas Shrugged

The iconic novel, which celebrates risk-taking and self-interest, has important lessons for current debates surrounding inequality and liberty.
by Daniel Akst
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The little engine that could

The novel The Magnificent Ambersons reveals the dangers of complacency in the face of transformative new technologies.
by Daniel Akst
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Uncertainty on the menu

University College London professor Vaughn Tan offers lessons in innovation from the world of high cuisine.
by Theodore Kinni
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A billion points of light

In his new book, journalist Matthew Yglesias argues that the U.S. should strive to triple its population.
by Mike Jakeman
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Connecting the dots in an uncertain world

NYU’s Christian Busch makes the case that serendipity is a skill, resulting from a mindset that allows you to see and act on opportunities in seemingly unrelated facts or events.
by Suvarchala Narayanan