The Most Wanted List

March 2018

Curated by Richard Kilgarriff

Unscaled; How Ai And a New Generation of Upstarts are Creating the Economy of The Future

Hemant Teneja

Size and scale have become a liability. Tasks that once required expensive investment and "renting" technology platforms are helping entrepreneurs to build businesses for hyper-focused markets and grow big and fast without the weight of giant organisations.

Civilisations: The Eye of Faith / How Do We Look

Mary Beard

Ancient representations of the human body still influence (and sometimes distort) how people in the West see their own culture and that of others...and making the divine visible in the human world has never been simple. 

Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

Ryan Holiday

Hell hath no fury like a libertarian scorned - as Gawker Media eventually found out to their cost when they outed Peter Thiel in 2007, sowing the seeds of a long, brutal campaign to bankrupt them.

Edge, What Business Can Learn From Football

Ben Lyttleton

Football is the most hot-housed, intense, financially profitable talent factory on the planet. It’s time we woke up to the lessons it can provide and apply them to our working life.

Leftover in China, The Women Shaping the World's Next Superpower

Roseann Lake

A generation of girls who were pushed to study, excel in college, and succeed in careers are now refusing to marry men they see as unworthy or unattractive.

The Business of Sleep: How Sleeping Better Can Transform Your Career

Professor Vicki Culpin

A lack of sleep will have an effect on your work and career. But the good news is that there are positive steps that can be taken. 

Truth, How The Many Sides To Every Story Shape Our Reality

Hector Macdonald

Reality is determined by the way we assemble the past and the present in our mind. The quality of our future depends on our ability to recognise the many realities competing for our attention every day.

The Digital Mind, How Science is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo Oliveira

Computers are electronic devices designed by humans; cells are biological entities crafted by evolution; brains are the containers and creators of our minds. But all are, in one way or another, information-processing devices.

Fusion: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies

Denise Lee Yohn

Brands are built within a business and the foundation stone is always culture. Get it right and you can withstand great pressure. Get it wrong and the walls come tumbling down at the slightest whiff of trouble.

How to Fix The Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

Andrew Keen

The potential of the Internet has not yet been realised. Instead it has been (temporarily) captured by a small number of companies who are amplifying inequality and undermining democracy. 

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