To Connect or Not

Vivek Wadhwa, a columnist for The Washington Post and Bloomberg Businessweek, has a post on LinkedIn about who he decides to add to his LinkedIn network. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman's advice is to only add people to LinkedIn who you personally know, but Wadhwa created his own system of deciding who to add to his network.

Alone in a New City

I messaged him. He never wrote back.

So Like Here’s My Business Card With My Contact Info Or Whatever Cool

Jesse David Fox is a writer, cat person, and Jew (in that order). He is an associate editor at Vulture.com and has about 495 unused business cards that say as much. This is where he plugs his twitter.

The Racial Component of Favoritism

In the Times this weekend, Nancy DiTomaso, a professor of management and global business at Rutgers Business School, discussed some of the research she has done examining how favoritism has played a part in driving inequality and unemployment numbers in the U.S.—especially among African Americans, whose unemployment rate still hovers over 13 percent.