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An illustration of trendy people watching a screen, eating exotic food. | Illustration by Stefani Billings
May 27, 2016

Why the Most “Cultured” Among Us May Be the Most Resistant to Change

A professor finds that so-called cultural leaders aren’t leading at all.


A man talks on a mobile phone as he walks past the view of the Shanghai skyline. | Reuters/Carlos Barria
October 11, 2016

A Chinese Entrepreneur Builds a Bridge to the U.S. Through Language

How a speech-recognition app is using big data and AI to foster a bilingual culture.


A worker tends to cannabis plants. | Reuters/Baz Ratner
October 19, 2016

The Risky Business of Legalized Cannabis

Sanctioned financing is tricky in an industry that’s long been illicit.


Kids getting into a car | iStock/kate_sept2004
September 13, 2016

Pushing Past the Naysayers

When the cofounder of a ride service for kids kept hearing no, she channeled her unbreakable grandma.


"Stare of Death," 2015. Ink on paper by Li Jin.
August 30, 2016

When Art Is Your Business, Treat Your Business Like Art

How three Stanford alumni created an international gallery designed to benefit artists, collectors, and its owners — in that order.
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