The greater the amount of information that circulates, the more we rely on so-called reputational devices to evaluate it.
Our inaugural event brought finance and literature together with four extraordinary authors reading about what work means today – and what it might mean tomorrow.
Mark Zuckerberg is experiencing his ‘Frankenstein moment’ but this analogy detracts our attention from the most significant matter at hand: the future regulation of social media.
A rare peek at the solitary life of a lighthouse keeper, whose work will soon be completely replaced by automation.
From company towns to the gig economy, ways of thinking about our relationship with work are shifting.
Talking to My Daughter about the Economy is the first post-post-modern parenting book. This is parental love haunted by hypocrisy.
Algorithms should not be allowed to fail quietly. Promises of a better future need to be accompanied, or preceded, by promises of better algorithmic recipes.
In the struggle to maintain control over personal data, we often sacrifice sovereignty for convenience.
Corporations, non-profits, governments, universities and even preschools test, score and hire the best. This all but guarantees not creating the best team.
Financial markets are more vulnerable than ever to another fast, unexpected, quant-driven fluctuation.
Ben LeBlanc had the MBA, the international experience, and the big firm clout. But when he took stock of his career ambitions, he realized it was time to trade the cush for the couche couche.
For technology to keep up, it has to think like a person again.
Carlota Perez has inspired students of economic theory—and a who’s-who of venture capitalists—to consider where today’s innovation sits in the context of what she calls a “a great surge.”
Hacking Finance is open to story ideas from anyone interested in the transformation of financial services. You don’t have to work in fintech, at a startup or at a big bank to care about the future of finance.
Coyotes can change the world. Coyotes WILL change the world. But not if they misplay the meta-game. Not if they hang out with raccoons.
For Arlan Hamilton, one of the country’s few Black gay female VCs, Silicon Valley is on the edge of a revolution.
For most people, finance is at best something to be tolerated, endured. Avoided when possible.
It’s hard to believe, but the solution to the free-for-all of the internet really is by invitation only.