The Loneliness Epidemic. Germany's Happiness and Success. Pivoting to Video.

Education Isn't the Key to a Good Income

A growing body of research debunks the idea that school quality is the main determinant of economic mobility.


2017 Cost of Cloud Expertise Report

Is a lack of expertise stifling your investment in cloud computing? Based on new research, the answer is probably yes.

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The Secret to Germany's Happiness and Success: Its Values Are the Opposite of Silicon Valley's

If Silicon Valley ever formed a political party, it might look a lot like the current iteration of Germany’s Free Democrats, or FDP. In the 2017 election cycle, the FDP offered a platform that reads like what Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg would come up with if they decided to disrupt Rand Paul.


The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors III and the Murder That Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty

More than fifty years ago, one man tried to hold the Coors brewery CEO for ransom. Things went very badly.


Diary of a Concussion

I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck. I don’t know if I was already on the stretcher or if I was still on the pavement, but there are plenty of things I don’t remember. As I would later find out, I had a brain injury.


Twitter, With Accounts Linked to Russia, to Face Congress Over Role in Election

As Twitter prepared to brief staff members of the Senate and House intelligence committees on Thursday for their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, researchers from a public policy group have been following hundreds of accounts to track the continuing Russian operations to influence social media discourse and foment division in the United States.


The Secret Cost of Pivoting to Video

Mic's website audience is tanking by millions of readers a month—and if it continues, it just may save online journalism.


Can Tech Startups Do Journalism?

Editorial enterprises like MEL, Real Life, and Van Winkle’s could be the future of publishing—or they could be the next phase of Silicon Valley’s media takeover


The Brazenness of Trump's White House Staff Using Private Email

How could six senior presidential aides mimic the strategy for which Trump lacerated Hillary Clinton? Only if they believe they are as immune to the usual rules as he is.


When ‘Not Guilty’ Is a Life Sentence

What happens after a defendant is found not guilty by reason of insanity? Often the answer is involuntary confinement in a state psychiatric hospital — with no end in sight.


Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

Reducing isolation at work is good for business.


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