SOURCE: The New Republic
The novelist targeted the absurdities and self-congratulation of utilitarian philosophers, the forerunners of the tech industry's "effective altruism," in his 1854 "Hard Times."
SOURCE: The Nation
From Sam Bankman-Fried to Dr. Oz, are the latest wave of American scam artists going to get what's coming to them? Stephen Mihm puts the lastest round of hucksters into the longer history of American fraud, official indifference, and public credulousness.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Gavin Benke
The mythos embraced by both Jeff Skilling and Sam Bankman-Fried – that opaque and incomprehensible business practices signalled entrepreneurial genius – has only become more entrenched in the social media era.
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