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

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

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A worker tends to cannabis plants. | Reuters/Baz Ratner
October 19, 2016
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The Risky Business of Legalized Cannabis

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

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Kids getting into a car | iStock/kate_sept2004
September 13, 2016
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Pushing Past the Naysayers

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

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