The writer, director, and star of In a World shares stories from her career.
Successful women share stories from their careers in a new video series from The Atlantic.
Ayah Bdeir describes how she created littleBits, a toy company that makes electronics accessible to everyone.
Stacey Snider describes how she worked her way up from the mailroom (literally) to become a top Hollywood executive.
Rachel Haot reflects on her experiences founding a startup and building a digital roadmap for the city.
Michelle Peluso, the CEO of Gilt, shares her advice on leadership, work-life balance, and shoulder pads.
Women in business, media, and tech share stories from the early days of their careers.
No, seriously, what *is* money?
A quick explainer on monetary policy
An animated look at why production has skyrocketed in recent years
"Facehawk," a browser-based video experience, is all about you.
Two longtime Atlantic writers hit the runway in their Cirrus plane.
Inequality explained in pie charts (made of actual pie)
An animated look at how far solar has come since it emerged in the 1950s
A brief history of technological progress and why it's not necessarily a bad thing
Business editor Derek Thompson outlines potential threats on the horizon.
A story of loss leaders, irrational consumers, and infinite mimosas
An animated guide to how crude oil turns into useful fuel for cars, jets, and more
Business editor Derek Thompson looks at how such a simple commodity became as pricey as soda.
A quick, animated look at at where emissions come from on our planet