Tim Wu

Dark money, microbes, oppressive ads, and overconfidence. It’s this week’s Innovation Hub. Read More...

Money and politics go together like Thelma and Louise. But that relationship has started to spin out of control. Looking for proof? Last year, one group spent almost $900 million to try to influence voters and legislators.

“I think we’ve given up on the idea that some spaces are sacred.” Including, apparently, sermons. Tim Wu explains how advertising has infiltrated our lives.

Dilbert never stopped being relevant. We talk with psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic about how incompetent managers always seem to find their way to the top, and why that’s bad for women.

Buy this! Drink that! Does it ever feel like advertisements are becoming more and more omnipresent? Author Tim Wu explains. Read more....

Trump promised to bring back jobs from China and Mexico. But, according to MIT researcher Andrew McAfee, not only are those jobs not coming back - they don’t even exist anymore.

No matter who you voted for, you were probably surprised by Trump’s win. Psychology professor Mahzarin Banaji thinks implicit bias might help us understand the difference between the polls and the actual results.

A former reality TV star will be the 45th president of the United States. Columbia Law School’s Tim Wu explains how Donald Trump was able to capture our attention.

How exactly was Donald Trump able to captivate us during his road to the White House? Columbia University Professor Tim Wu explains. Read more....

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