Author Bio & Stories

  • March 10, 2014
    The Quiet Blackbird

    Susan Cain's "Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," destroys the myth that categorically extroverted qualities like "charisma" and "gregariousness" are requisite to leadership and performance. Jason Brickman is the NCAA assist-record challenging embodiment of that.  

  • November 22, 2013
    For a Few Hands More

    In a follow up on the televised poker conversation, Argun Ulgen speaks with one of the leading innovators in the field of poker theory,  OneBillionHands.com's David Thorton on their methodology, the website and the changing face of "luck" and "skill".

  • September 18, 2013
    The Internet is for Poker

    Along with online poker, ESPN's repeated showings of the World Series of Poker were the reason for last decade's Moneymaker Effect-fueled popularity explosion. But, is that coverage the reason for its legal implosion?