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Goodman believes security should be automatic.

The Internet of Things is a hacker’s world and, for now, we’re just living in it. Former Interpol advisor and FBI Futurist Marc Goodman tells us how to protect ourselves. Read More...

We're all modern test subjects.

Companies like Facebook and Amazon are using our data to run all kinds of tests. Professors Michelle Meyer and Chris Chabris explain why we should be thanking them. Read More...

Cell phone use plummets with unemployment.

You get fired, then what? Apparently use your cellphone a lot less. Data scientist Jameson Toole explains what mobile phone data reveals about employment. Read More...

A pirate flag.

The mafia, pirates, gangs, and hackers. What can we learn from them? According to author Alexa Clay, turns out a whole lot — including creativity. Read More...

A rainbow of credit cards.

Are you paying the same price for a pair of sunglasses on Amazon as your friend? Maybe not. Dan Mongan tells us how companies are using big data to take as much of our money as possible. Read More...

Two people negotiate at a market. Credit: Barney Moss / Flickr Creative Commons

You can’t always get what you want – or can you? Stanford Business School professor Margaret Ann Neale argues that you can negotiate successfully; it just takes a little help from science. Read More...

Saturn illustrates how no negotiation drives up prices. Credit: Anne Wardwell / Flickr Creative Commons

For women in business, Reddit’s new anti-negotiation policy might seem like a step in the right direction. But Stanford professor Margaret Ann Neale insists otherwise. Read More...

An example of a 19th century textile mill that Bessen connects to modern technology displacing workers. Credit: Chilanga Cement / Flickr Creative Commons

If you’re worried that a robot might take your job, well, you’ve come to the right place. Economist James Bessen explores why technology may NOT displace workers - and why 19th-Century textile workers have a lot in common with techies in Silicon Valley. Read More...

A creative office

A lax dress code; an open office; awesome cafeteria food. What can companies do to truly foster creativity among their workers? Harvard’s Teresa Amabile has done a landmark study to figure it out, and she’s uncovered some counterintuitive results. Read More...

A help wanted sign

Even if you’re pretty happy with the job you have, you still might want to see if there’s anything better. CEO Tom Leung talks about Poachable, his anonymous online talent marketplace that lets you look for cool new jobs, without your boss finding out — and lets companies find the right match as well. Read More...

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