• “What Do I Have to Know About 5G?”
    “What Do I Have to Know About 5G?”

    In a nutshell? A lot!

  • Photo by Ajeet Mestry on Unsplash
    Photo by Ajeet Mestry on Unsplash
    The Art of Retiring (in Time)

    But what if you’re only 26? Even better! Here’s why.

  • Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash
    Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash
    The Current Iran Crisis Has Been Long in the Making

    And it will remain a hot issue in the foreseeable future. Here is why and what might happen next. 

  • Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Books of the Year 2019

    Invisible women, 25 pairs of shoes, and the long-awaited end of unnecessary meetings – here are this year’s reading recommendations from different departments at getAbstract.

  • The Opportunity Atlas
    The Opportunity Atlas
    How to Fix the American Dream

    Five years ago, the economist Raj Chetty proclaimed the end of the American Dream on the basis of the latest data on economic inequality. Now he wants to revive it.

  • “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”
    Robert J. Shiller, Kai Nedden/laif
    “Public Attention Is Not Awarded Rationally. It Has To Be Carried by a Story”

    In his new book, economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller argues that he and his fellow dismal scientists need to look beyond the usual data point: Stories are what really drive decisions to spend, save…

  • “Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”
    Stuart Russell by Mehdi Chebil/Polaris/laif
    “Access to Much Greater Intelligence Will Be a Step-Change in Our Civilization”

    Leading computer scientist Stuart Russell on the major breakthroughs towards the first human-level AI, its foreseeable economic and social effects – and the risks of massive pullbacks on the way.

  • To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way
    To Thrive In Modern Economy, Forget Doing Things the Old Way

    During his business career, Lars Kolind was group chairman of Grundfos, the world’s largest manufacturer of water pumps. It might sound like a staid business, but this role led Kolind to groundbreaking epiphanies.