14 Results

Is There an Ideal Amount of Income Inequality?

A conversation with this month’s Ingenious, Venkat Venkatasubramanian.

Ingenious: Robert H. Frank

Why you should admit you didn’t create your success on your own.

Don’t Tell Your Friends They’re Lucky

Luck has a lot to do with success. We just don’t want to admit it.

Investing Is More Luck Than Talent

The surprising message of the statistics of wealth distribution.

Can Topology Prevent Another Financial Crash?

New regulations are applying network science to restructure global finance.

What I Learned from Losing $200 Million

The 2008 financial crisis taught me about the illusion of control, and how to give it up.

Why the Flash Crash Really Matters

The debate about what caused the 2010 stock market Flash Crash is missing the point.

Yes, You’re Irrational, and Yes, That’s OK

The insight that will save you from being manipulated.

Drowning in Light

Technology has fed our addiction to light, and might help us end it.