From spell-slinging to deal-making, there are many lessons from Magic: the Gathering that apply to venture investing.
Carl Jung once suggested that in every sane man hides a lunatic. As our algorithms become more like ourselves, it is getting easier to hide.
The Shade Podcast delves deep into the margins of tech and money. In this episode, Charity and Alex speak to a cannabis dealer using financial technology, and to Casa Verde Capital, a VC powering the new wave of tech startups.
From Alexa to self-driving cars, emotion-detecting technologies are becoming ubiquitous—but they rely on out-of-date science.
The Shade Podcast delves deep into the margins of tech and money. In this episode, Charity and Alex discuss financial domination with a dominatrix at the forefront of the practice and psychosexual therapist Kate Moyle.
As we move away from hierarchies toward networks, and out of the office into the cloud, education remains, by and large, pretty old school: A series of requirements to fulfill, tests to pass, and “rights” and “wrongs,” from K through 12 and far beyond.
Finding work-life balance while toiling in the modern office remains a challenge—especially in the United States, the only developed nation in the world that does not require paid family leave.
There are immediate challenges that need to be addressed if AI technology is going to be harnessed in an ethical, responsible way.
Walt Disney had a vision for tomorrow—and the means to sell it.
There were so many wonderful opportunities, conversations and moments at the AHFR that reducing them to a top ten is a tall order, but I’ll do my best.
How can parents talk about money with their children, imparting wisdom, values and lessons learned, when most children won’t even engage in a conversation?
As we ponder the future of humanity in our hyperconnected world, we must remember that each one of us is a generator and arbiter of data.
For most people, finance is at best something to be tolerated, endured. Avoided when possible.
Bessie Schwarz went from selling solar system maps at the Discovery Channel Store to a scientist equipping the World Bank with flood vulnerability data that has the potential to protect millions of vulnerable people.
Growing up, writer Ashley C. Ford’s family had a complicated relationship with money. Here, she shares what that meant then and what it means now.
Can AlphaGo teach us anything substantive about financial markets? The principles of the financial markets are more qualitative and mysterious than games. Still, there are rules. And parameters. And these can be learned.
Our inaugural event brought finance and literature together with four extraordinary authors reading about what work means today – and what it might mean tomorrow.
A mid-century example of viral marketing, Paint by Numbers was also an accidental object lesson in creativity and ownership.
The trouble with math is not, after all, the equations, or the computations. It’s the feelings it engenders.
Symmetry has the unusual distinction that it is fundamental both to the way the world works and to the extent to which we are capable of understanding it.
In this rarely-seen side of the gig economy, we follow Taobao model Pin’er through a fairly typical 13-hour work day.
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.