Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (Sept 8, 2023)
The Siren Song of Big History; A brief history of the corporate presentation; Why diversity strategies fail – and how to fix them;The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence
Read: The Siren Song of Big History: by Harold James Given the overwhelming complexity of the modern global economy and international order, it is natural for policymakers and pundits to grasp for simple historical narratives to make sense of it all. But such frameworks are poor guides for current policymaking. (via Project Syndicate)
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business. (Via MIT Technology Review)
Listen: Why diversity strategies fail – and how to fix them (via FT Working It)
Watch: Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence by Avi Goldfarb (via the Stanford Digital Lab)
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