Decision making is influenced by the complexity of the situation, the skill of the decision maker, and the time pressure. But one of these is much more important than the others, a new study reveals.
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Stroke survivor Jim Gass wanted to be healed with stem cells. Instead, they ended up hurting him.
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Imagining what John Maynard Keynes, Milton Friedman, and Adam Smith would have said about our current predicament.
Companies taking advantage of amazing new digital technologies dominate our list of 50 Smartest Companies. But despite impressive advances in artificial intelligence and automation, the economy remains in a troubling slowdown.
Under Satya Nadella, the software giant hopes to survive by overturning the way it has always done business.
The consumer genetic-testing startup has amassed one of the world’s largest databases of DNA. Now it is sifting through it for clues to new drugs.
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The world’s largest automaker is finally getting serious about self-driving technologies.