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Graduates excel at motivated reasoning, and that means they are less prone to changing their minds.

" After the Netflix crash, does Spotify face the same fate?

They have different business models, but both face tougher scrutiny.

" Why I’m still not taking crypto seriously

It may be the latest financial obsession, but cryptocurrencies remain something with no inherent value.

" How Putin aged into a classic oil state autocrat

From an economic perspective, the Russian leader is a universal type.

" Some work jargon is a lot worse than others

Corporate gibberish is tedious but baffling climate change words are actively harmful.

" The resurgence of the city at night

In Los Angeles and elsewhere, it could be 2019 out there.

" The world needs to come clean about dirty money

In imposing sanctions on Russian oligarchs, western governments are being forced to peer into the shadows.

" What an abusive chatbot can teach us about the art of conversation

Complexity, context and ambiguity do not play well on social media.

" Xi Jinping faces a fateful decision on Ukraine

China’s ‘no limits’ partnership with Russia risks open confrontation with the west.

" ‘Tech wreck’ looks more like another dotcom bubble bursting

For those that scoffed at the last two years of excesses in markets, it has felt…