Monthly Archives: August 2018

What Went Wrong With IBM’s Watson

The AI project was supposed to change the state of cancer treatment. Here’s what happened instead.

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The Accountable Capitalism Edition

Slate Money on corporate responsibility, Dollar General, and New TV.

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Elon Musk Needs Sleep

More than anything else, that’s the takeaway from his jaw-dropping New York Times interview.

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The Future of Television Is … More Television

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s unicorn newborn is probably going to fail.

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The Never-Ending Shenanigans of Elon Musk

Whether private or public, Tesla will have to contend with its main distraction: its CEO.

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The Momentous Tweet Edition

Slate Money on Tesla, a tweet-inspired diplomatic spat, and Indra Nooyi leaving PepsiCo.

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It’s Not a Crazy Idea for Elon Musk to Take Tesla Private

If big shareholders do really have the option to remain invested, it’s easy to see how they might prefer a life that doesn’t involve having to battle short sellers or worry about stock market volatility.

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The Silicon Bubble Edition

Slate Money on Silicon Valley hiring practices, free lunches, and stock buybacks.

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Uber Is Not Serious About Changing Its Toxic Culture

Just look at who the company chose to be its new chairman.

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