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  • 23 Mar 2021

Announcing the Next Editor of The Paris Review

The board of The Paris Review Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Stokes as the next editor of ‘The Paris Review.’The board of The Paris Review Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Stokes as the next editor of ‘The Paris Review.’

  • 12 Mar 2021

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg: Trust Us, You Still Want Personalized Ads

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s defense of the online ad industry as we know it: “Personalized ads enable beautiful things to happen.'

  • 6 Mar 2021

The man behind Britain's anti-'woke' GB News channel explains how he plans to revolutionize TV news in the UK

GB News chief executive Angelos Frangopoulos talks to Insider about his plan to launch Britain’s first anti-‘woke’ TV news channel.

  • 1 Mar 2021

The Brutal Truth You Must Accept to Write Well, According to Jeff Bezos

The man who banned PowerPoints knows what it takes to become a master of written communication.

  • 23 Feb 2021

These are the ways self-regulation could fix Big Tech’s worst problems

To better police misinformation, social media companies can curb their appetites for constant engagement.

  • 22 Feb 2021

A City With Amazon at the Center: California’s Inland Empire

What happened to California’s Inland Empire when Amazon came to town.

  • 22 Feb 2021

A City With Amazon at the Center

What happened to California’s Inland Empire when Amazon came to town.

  • 21 Feb 2021

The Brain’s ‘Background Noise’ May Be Meaningful After All

By digging out signals hidden within the brain’s electrical chatter, scientists are getting new insights into sleep, aging and more.

  • 17 Feb 2021

How to Escape the Confines of Time and Space According to the CIA

In the ’80s, the spy agency investigated the ‘Gateway Experience’ technique to alter consciousness and ultimately escape spacetime. Here is everything you need to know.

  • 15 Feb 2021

John Oliver Returns With a Look at the Next Pandemic

“It does begin to seem like we’re actively trying to start pandemics.'

  • 15 Feb 2021

Google signs multimillion-dollar deal with major Australian publisher as it tries to signal cooperation on news payments

Seven West chairman Kerry Stokes said the deal represented a ‘great outcome’ for both companies.

  • 15 Feb 2021

‘A managerial Mephistopheles’: inside the mind of Jeff Bezos – podcast

The Amazon founder’s relentless quest for ‘customer ecstasy’ made him one of the world’s richest people – now he’s looking to the unlimited resources of space. Is he the genius our age of consumerism deserves?

  • 15 Feb 2021

Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.?

At artificial-intelligence conferences, researchers are increasingly alarmed by what they see.

  • 14 Feb 2021

The wealthy millennial lifestyle is summed up in a meal-delivery service beloved by Chrissy Teigen and Goop that charges $70 a day

Sakara Life has tapped into the needs of high-earning, busy millennials: a healthy, Instagrammable meal. Its cofounders say it’s a wellness company.

  • 13 Feb 2021

Silicon Valley’s Safe Space

Slate Star Codex was a window into the psyche of many tech leaders building our collective future. Then it disappeared.

  • 12 Feb 2021

The A.I. Industry Is Exploiting Gig Workers Around the World — Sometimes for Just $8 a Day

A new paper sheds light on the industry’s troubling relationship with the global gig economy

  • 12 Feb 2021

Will Amazon Be ‘Kinder’ After Jeff Bezos?

A conversation with Recode’s Jason Del Rey