Creative Destruction and the Bonfire of Social Media

(Bloomberg) -- The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish blend coffee, grab a seat outside, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:

  • Inside Jeff Bezos’s D.C. life (Washingtonian)
  • 2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast: Creative Destruction is Accelerating (Innosight)
  • The Strange History of the “King-Pine” (Paris Review)
  • Agile at Scale (Harvard Business Review)
  • ‘My Generation Is Never Going to Have That’ — In Seattle’s red-hot housing market, a group of millennial techies is using data skills to alter the look, and affordability, of their adopted city. (Politico)
  • Rescuing economics from neoliberalism (Boston Review) see also These economists say a $1 trillion deficit is just a good start (Wonkblog)
  • The last man who knew everything (The Week)
  • Where countries are tinderboxes and Facebook is a match (New York Times)
  • The reinvention of America: Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself. (The Atlantic)
  • Philosophy’s first steps: Science asks and answers its big questions, so why is philosophy taking its time? Because it’s only just getting started (Aeon)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Patty McCord, the chief talent officer at Netflix for 14 years, and author of the new book “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.”

 

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Creative Destruction and the Bonfire of Social Media

Source: Barron’s

 

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