December 2013

In This Issue

How data is changing hiring and firing, the quest to end the flu, John Kerry's aggressive diplomacy, how women change men, the worst year in history, and more


Peter Yang

They're Watching You at Work

What happens when Big Data meets human resources? The emerging practice of "people analytics" is already transforming how employers hire, fire, and promote.

Kevin Van Aelst

The Quest to End the Flu

The methods used to make flu vaccines are slow and sometimes unreliable, and new viruses threaten to outrun them. Can researchers find a way to stay ahead?

John Warwick Brooke/British Imperial War Museums

The War No Image Could Capture

Photography has given us iconic representations of conflict since the Civil War—with a notable exception. Why, during the Great War, the camera failed.

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