The start-up experience, compressed into eight songs.
“Never stop learning.” It’s one of the few mantras that remains unequivocally true.
Syria's conflict is likely to continue for years – unless we change more than the rules of the political game. A two-state solution is most likely to prevent further bloodshed and preserve regional stability.
The struggle over the euro currency is re-introducing fragmentation to the European continent. New divisions won't emerge from religious or ethnic fault lines but from different business cultures.
The focus of Germany's export economy has shifted from Europe to China – and Germany has emerged as the biggest beneficiary of austerity.
The problem of Southern Europe is a lack domestic demand, not a lack of competitiveness.
Education should not be defended on strict utilitarian grounds. Children should spend their school years learning all the things they will not need later in life.
To tech enthusiasts, the world is a problem waiting to be solved through progress. But what if many of us are quite content to live imperfectly?
Instead of locking nuclear waste away in deep repositories, we should entrust it to the care of future generations. Our responsibility must become their responsibility.
The debate over same-sex marriage shows that we have already abandoned a definition of love based in biology.
Introducing a European citizenship option is a brilliant idea – not because nation-states suck, but because Europe is awesome.
Journalists who attack the media business bite the hand that feeds them. Yet it's a well-deserved bite.
Secularism does not imply the prohibition of individual religiosity or of public displays of faith. It merely begs us to abandon any hopes for divine intervention in Europe's messy state of affairs.
The conclave has gathered in Rome to elect the next pope. For the future of the Catholic Church, let's hope they don't choose an Italian.
The American people are not just electing a president and an economic platform; they are determining and defining the very character of their society.
The ideological debate over regulation misses the point: it's not a question of more or less, but of good regulatory designs. The London bus system provides an instructive example.
The question of whether the Olympics are worth it is meaningless unless we ask: to whom?
Regulators and politicians missed a crucial opportunity for structural change after the financial crisis, but banks continue to serve up new scandals and chances for reform. Will we finally act this time?