Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.
Sunday, April 13
Monday, April 7
Two men, separated by more than 150 years, discover the folly of attempting Western-style capitalism in Micronesia.
Wednesday, April 2
At the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway in Omaha.
Monday, March 31
How Brad Katsuyama, a trader at the sleepy Royal Bank of Canada, discovered that the stock market was rigged and assembled a team to change it.
Adapted from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt.
Saturday, March 22
Wednesday, March 19
In Harpersville, Alabama, a traffic violation can lead to months in jail and a never-ending stint in a work-release program – what some refer to as a modern-day debtors’ prison.
Sunday, March 16
Saturday, March 15
Notes from a month-long voyage on a massive container ship.
Tuesday, March 11
Despite its association with piracy, BitTorrent is a company in its own right, and one desperate to hit upon a way to monetize its revolutionary file transfer technology.
Monday, March 10
A profile of Alan Adler, the guy behind the Aerobie and the beloved AeroPress.
Friday, March 7
Friday, February 28
The author gets a crash course in health care pricing after having his urethra fixed.