For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 4, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research finds online restaurant reviews are influenced by the weather.
April 4, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
When a cartoon character gazes into our eyes from a cereal box, it increases our trust in the brand and our connection with it.
April 3, 2014 • 10:03 AM • Share
Silicon Shore. Silicon Beach. Silicon Roundabout. How many different technology hubs can we have? Like the untethering of manufacturing from regional natural resources that crushed the Rust Belt, Silicon Valley’s one-time advantage of a high concentration of venture capitalists matters less and less as the cost of technology falls.
April 3, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
Just as you suspected, there’s a reason inequality is structural and self-perpetuating. But you might be shocked by just how few of the most well-off individuals are able to out-earn the generation before them. It isn’t the one percent we should be focusing on, but the 0.1 percent.
April 2, 2014 • 9:00 AM • Share
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