The Preserving Optionality Edition

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 06:00:00 -0000
On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist, Jordan Weisman, discuss: Apple’s overseas tax problem.How the university Harvey Mudd transformed its Computer Science department to encourage an unprecedented number of female majors.How the struggling clothing chain Aéropostale is being bought by the malls that house their stores.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get $50 off your first set of sheets, plus free shipping, by going to and using promo code money.And by Wunder Capital, an award-winning online investment platform that allows individuals to invest in solar energy projects across the U.S. Create an account for free at by Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of neighborhoods, businesses, and nonprofits that are working together to move their communities forward. Download and subscribe to Placemakers wherever you get your podcasts.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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