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If you are looking for bold and brilliant takes on the complex relationship between ethics, tech, business, politics, human connection, and much more—look no further than Nicholas Thompson, the CEO of The Atlantic. With an unfaltering curiosity and a steadfast commitment to truth, he is the preeminent cultural anthropologist of America, showing us who we are, and where we’re going.

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