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    • Meltdown

    • Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Chris Clearfield, András Tilcsik
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Weaving together cutting-edge social science with riveting stories that take us from the front lines of the Volkswagen scandal to backstage at the Oscars, and from deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico to the top of Mount Everest, Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik explain how the increasing complexity of our systems creates conditions ripe for failure and why our brains and teams can't keep up. They highlight the paradox of progress: Though modern systems have given us new capabilities, they've become vulnerable to surprising meltdowns - and even to corruption and misconduct.

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    • By THoward on 04-02-18

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    • Research: How Subtle Class Cues Can Backfire on Your Resume

    • By: Lauren Rivera, András Tilcsik
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Every fall, tens of thousands of law students compete for a small number of coveted summer associateships at the country’s top law firms. The stakes are high: getting one of these rare internships virtually guarantees full-time employment after law school. The salaries are unbeatable, six-figure sums that catapult young students to the top 5% of household incomes nationally and are often quadruple of those offered in other sectors of legal practice.

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