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Marshmallow Boy vs. The Pokemon Kid—The Neuroscience of Children’s Passions

Oct 2009
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The Creativity Crisis

For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong—and how we can fix it.
Jul 2010
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What Should I Do with My Life, Now?

Author Po Bronson addresses the current economic crisis, in this follow-up to his book and Fast Company article, “What Should I Do With My Life?”

Jan 2009
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The Long Now

Time-traveling with Danny Hillis.

May 1998
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Is the Revolution Over?

An anthropological expedition to late 90s Silicon Valley reveals that it takes more than some engineers, VCs, headhunters and electronics stores to make a miracle.

Jan 1998
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One on One with Ronaldo

Meet the best player in the world in the world’s favorite sport, as Ronaldo leads Brazil to defend the World Cup in France.

Mar 1998
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Losing It at Club Med

There are palm trees and pool aerobics, searching singles and satiny sands, but a week at Club Med Turkoise is not what you expect.
Jul 1997
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A Prayer before Dying

The astonishing story of a doctor who subjected faith to the rigors of science—and then became a test subject herself.

Dec 2002
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Someone’s Got to Move Units!

Margins are falling and Wall Street’s hollering and the salesmen keep dropping their pants. The hawkmeisters of shrink-wrap are scrambling to save everyone’s ass from the Reaper.

Oct 1998
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George Gilder

Does he really think scarcity is a minor obstacle on the road to techno-Utopia? (And would he please stop talking about race and gender?)
Mar 1996
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Gen Equity

Descend into the valley of riches. Feast on the nourishment of hope. Start up a tech company and sell it.
Jul 1999
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Building the VW of PC’s

Before you can build the $300 network computer for the masses, you have to recruit the engineers to design it.

Mar 1997
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The Relentless Pursuit of Connection

An inside look at Marquee Venture Partners, one of the most famous venture capital firms of Menlo Park’s Sand Hill Road.

Nov 1995
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How Not to Talk to Your Kids

The inverse power of praise.

Feb 2007
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Snooze or Lose

Overstimulated, overscheduled kids are getting at least an hour’s less sleep than they need, a deficiency that, new research reveals, has the power to set their cognitive abilities back years.

Oct 2007
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Learning to Lie

Kids lie early, often, and for all sorts of reasons—to avoid punishment, to bond with friends, to gain a sense of control. But now there’s a singular theory for one way this habit develops: They are just copying their parents.

Feb 2008
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What Should I Do with My Life?

The real meaning of success—and how to find it.

Dec 2002
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Sabeer Bhatia started his company on $300,000 and sold it two years later for $400 million. So, is he lucky, or great?
Dec 1998
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On the Net, No One Knows You’re a Maxwell

The daughter of a notorious media baron makes a name for herself in the Valley.

Feb 1999