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next • The NotSo-Social Network As Facebook and Instagram react to TikTok's rise, common assumptions about their grip on our attention are suddenly up for debate.
On the Money • With clever marketing and high-wattage partners, payments platform Cash App has inserted itself into the cultural conversation.
Success is making every relationship count • AT THE LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY, INNOVATION COMES FROM BUILDING STRONG CONNECTIONS
Chip Shot • The U.S. is finally investing in semiconductor manufacturing to ease supply woes and boost domestic production. Will it actually help?
Menswear's Waistland • The majority of American men need plus-size clothes. Why is the fashion industry still ignoring them?
Gross-Out Marketing • Playfully disgusting combos are breathing new life into old brands.
Building a culture that drives success • BY FOCUSING ON PEOPLE, PREMIUM HOSPITALITY, IMMERSIVE TECHNDLOGY, AND THE FUNDAMENTAL NEED FDR HUMAN CONNECTION, CONVENE IS REIMAGING THE MODERN WORKPLACE
the recommenber. • Party All the Time Everything you need for the perfect intimate gathering or sophisticated rager
Seeking transparency in the age of AI • CREDO AI PROVIDES COMPANIES WITH THE SOFTWARE TO KEEP THEIR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ALIGNED WITH THEIR VALUES AND BUSINESS OBJECTIVES
SECRETS OF THE MOST PRODUCTIVE PEOPLE • HOW LEADERS ACROSS INDUSTRIES CROSS OFF THEIR TO-DO LISTS, MAKE TIME FOR LOVED ONES, AND REST UP SO THEY CAN DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN.
BRETT GOLDSTEIN • Actor, comedian, and writer
NORMA KAMALI • Fashion designer and CEO, Norma Kamali
TRICIA HERSEY • Nap Bishop and author, Rest Is Resistance
JOEL EMBIID • 2022 NBA scoring champion, Philadelphia 76ers
HOW TO USE TECH TO TAKE TIME OFF
HOW TO FIND TIME FOR WHAT'S IMPORTANT
TRIXIE MATTEL • Drag queen and hotelier
LI JIN • Cofounder and general partner, Variant
MSTYSLAV CHERNOV • Photojournalist, The Associated Press; documentarian, 20 Days in Mariupol; and author, The Dreamtime
For All the Coffee in China
NEXT BIG THINGS IN TECH WORLD AFTER ALL
IT'S A WORLDAFTERALL • A COLLECTIVE OF ARTISTS GOT TOGETHER TO BUILD OTHERWORLDLY, IMMERSIVE SPACES. IN THE PROCESS, THEY INVENTED SOMETHING EVEN WILDER: MEOW WOLF, A MULTIMILLION -DOLLAR PILLAR OF THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY THAT'S NOW SPREADING ITS GONZO CREATIVITY ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
CREATIVE CAPITALISM • HERE ARE SOME NOTABLE ORGANIZATIONS THAT HAVE WALKED THE LINE BETWEEN ART, COMMERCE, AND EXPERIENCE, SOME MORE SUCCESSFULLY THAN OTHERS.
GAMING THE GAMES
Nailing the Job Interview • Easy tips to turn your honest answers into winning responses