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Technology columnist Christopher Mims has chronicled the interactions among workers, consumers, and tech.

Logistical feats

Author and columnist Christopher Mims traces the limits of supply chain technology.
by Daniel Gross
January 10, 2022
Cable with knot isolated on white background

Is vertical integration making a comeback?

It may look that way now, but the more interesting question is whether companies should turn back to outsourcing once global supply chains get unsnarled.

by Daniel Gross
December 2, 2021
Adam Tooze on the campus of Columbia University

History lessons

Adam Tooze trains a historian’s eye on the fragilities and strengths of our global systems.
by Daniel Gross
October 25, 2021