Tim O’Reilly: Coding for the Masses

Founder and CEO Tim O’Reilly of O’Reilly Media is not at all surprised that Google, Facebook, and Apple are struggling to preserve their aura of cool. Mr O’Reilly points to New York Times columnist David Brooks, who was been caught

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María Dolores de Cospedal: Seeking More Bang

Almost nobody saw her coming. In barely ten years, María Dolores de Cospedal went from a political nobody to become Spain’s minister of Defence – the second woman to claim that job – and partake in the secretive Bilderberg Conference,

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Tim Cook: Taking Care of Business

He wants to be remembered as a good and decent man. Not that he’s going anywhere, anytime soon: Apple CEO Tim Cook (56) is determined to take proper care of the legacy left by the company’s visionary founder Steve Jobs

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Ann Makosinski: A Beautiful Mind

Inventors don’t always make the best entrepreneurs. The skills and attitudes needed to develop new ideas are not the same as those required to turn new ideas into self-sustaining, commercially successful enterprises. However, one young Canadian is set on combining

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Liya Kebede: Millionaire with a Heart

The people of rugged, landlocked Ethiopia do not lack in natural grace and beauty. Some of the best-known modern Ethiopians are phenomenal long distance runners. Another famous Ethiopian is supermodel, designer, maternal health advocate, multimillionaire, actress, social activist, and entrepreneur

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Thomas Piketty: Courting Controversy

If there was one person who could be likened to a rock star in the world of economics, then Thomas Piketty is it. He’s a showman, an artist, and professional ruffler of feathers. Just like any rock star, he also

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