Surveying the reactions to the latest revelation that Facebook played fast and loose with user data, it was hard not to harken back to what Scott McNally, the founding CEO of Sun Microsystems, told a group of reporters, including one from WIRED, in 1999: “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”Read More
Independent tech expert Lance Ulanoff and Envestnet's Zachary Karabell discuss Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s testimony to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.Read More
The U.S.-China relationship seemed to improve last week at the G-20 summit in Argentina. Then, an ominous development: American authorities asked Canada to arrest the chief financial officer of one of China’s largest technologies companies.Read More
The past three months have not been kind to large public technology companies. Amid crescendos of criticism about monopolistic power, these companies saw their market value plummet. The rampant selling has leveled off, at least for the moment, so it’s an opportune time to ask: What comes next?
It is often said that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. But identifying the history that we might be foolishly repeating is no easy task. The past is littered with people drawing superficial or incomplete parallels and making bad decisions as a result. Trying to prevent something that isn’t really happening can lead down a rabbit hole of misunderstandings and mistakes.Read More
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has grown exponentially, but we are now locked into a polarizing debate with dystopian fear on one end and utopian hopes on the other. Dr, Kai-Fu Lee, author of the new bestselling AI Superpowers, joins my podcast to discuss whether we’re truly prepared for the potential promise and peril AI brings.Read More
Zachary reviews three new books, each with a different perspective on America’s role in global politics — and the nation’s future as a world leader.Read More
Throughout history, women’s sexuality has been understood through the eyes of men. Now, with a growing presence of female sex researchers, we are finally gaining a clearer picture of the female libido. Listen in as Wednesday Martin, author of Untrue, joins me to discuss this, and more, only on What Could Go Right?
Relations between the United States and China, which had been slowly deteriorating for several years, have taken a decisive turn for the worse. With all indications pointing to things getting substantially more strained before they get better, talk of a new Cold War has become common. And if that happens, it will be because the United States.Read More
We obsess over reports of chaos and dysfunction while stories of hope and revival quietly unfold in small towns and cities across the U.S. Jim & Deb Fallows, authors of Our Towns, join me on What Could Go Right? to explain what we can gain from their momentum.Read More
Though Donald Trump defends his deployment of tariffs as a radical shake-up of world trade, he is using a dusty playbook. While the president certainly has the legal authority to impose duties, the statutes on which his administration relies are based an economic order that no longer exists.Read More
Do you feel your middle-class standard of living slipping away, that one misstep could send you spiraling down? Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed, says, “It’s not your fault,” and that the game is rigged. Join us on What Could Go Right? to hear her take on the struggles of the middle-class American family.Read More
Zach Karabell Head of Global Strategies Envestnet joins Yahoo Finance's Jen Rogers and Melody Hahm to discuss Tesla’s stock rebound and the US/Mexico/Canada trade deal.Read More
ELON MUSK HAS long established himself as a both a visionary CEO and a lightning rod for attention, good and bad. The bad reared its head dramatically this week as the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Musk with securities fraud for misleading investors with August tweets about taking Tesla private.Read More
Are we really on a path toward destruction? Or do we just embrace despair far more easily than we do progress? Hear why Harvard’s Steven Pinker believes thriving on “outrage” is actually the more destructive path.Read More
Zachary Karabell is concerned there's too much fear on Wall Street, based on one particular question from his clients.Read More