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Watching TV at Work: The Perils of CNBC

Like many people, I split work between office and home.  And like many people, my office recently converted to an “open seating” plan.  There are no individual offices — we all sit at long benches with dual screens and movable laptops. 761 more words

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Financial Drama 'Billions' Is Lots of Sex, Little Substance, and Still Pretty Fun

There’s a particular moment in new television series I’ve come to think of as the Prestige Flare. To even the most casual of viewers, the Prestige Flare is obvious, because it’s designed to spell out in big, flashing, occasionally blood-spattered letters that this is Not Your Mother’s Television Show. 998 more words


Herlihy was media-savvy enough to know how the game worked: When he had been at Treasury just a week earlier during the takeover of Fannie-Freddie, he had watched the department deftly leak news out to the public through its favorite reporter, Liesman.

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Geithner learned quickly how to operate effectively within the realm of powerful men while not becoming a mere sycophant; he intuitively understood how to reflect back to them an acknowledgment of their own importance.

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DealBook Interview: Stanley Druckenmiller

Stanley Druckenmiller was interviewed by Andrew Ross Sorkin on DealBook. Among other things, they talked about IBM, Amazon and Netflix. The transcript below contains these parts. 669 more words


Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the New Establishment Summit 2015 [Video]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit earlier this week for a talk with Sam Altman, the President of Y Combinator.  New York Times and CNBC contributor Andrew Ross Sorkin moderated the conversion on topics from sustainable energy to artificial intelligence. 51 more words