Making money from people’s aspiration rather than their attention
Cable TV has the money. Internet TV has the momentum. HBO thinks it can have both.
It's just a rich metropolitan area with an unusual number of homeowners.
Are the presidents dumbing down? Or are their speechwriters smartening up?
It's not a monopoly. It's a behemoth fighting for its life in a world of giants.
People think they like creativity. But teachers, scientists, and executives are biased against new ways of thinking.
Frivolous entertainment is taking over news, readers don't know what they want, and native ads really work—just as George Gallup predicted, nearly nine decades ago.
Live sports, which is keeping the cable bundle alive, could be the very thing that finally kills it.
White-collar jobs are leading the way in a potentially historic year for the U.S. economy, but wages still aren't growing.
The surprising effect of good and bad moods on what people read, what they buy, and how they act
Psychologists have found that people like stories more after they've been "spoiled." Why?
Comparing the Los Angeles ace to the greatest seasons ever, including the Everest of Pitching: Pedro Martinez in 2000
The founder of PayPal has written a lucid treatise on capitalism and entrepreneurship
TV is a sports bundle held together by football. It could all fall apart if the league doesn't fix its image with women, who have accounted for three-quarters of its new viewership since 2009.
Finally, social scientists suggest a precise time for mid-afternoon coffee runs.
You are terrible at predicting the future of technology and your own behavior: a short story.
The glory of old films, memories, and the existential therapy of nostalgia
Stuck in a home-run drought, the sport has become more boring than ever. Don't just blame steroids. Blame the new strike zone—and the cameras enforcing it.
The Cloud Atlas author's new book is metaphysical, metamorphic, and maybe too meta for its own good.
The U.S. is particularly miserable at putting aside money for the future. Should we blame our paychecks or our psychology?