I'm a Stanford-educated journalist, author, and editorial consultant specializing in the social sciences. My articles and essays have appeared in Discover, the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American and Scientific American Mind, O, The Oprah Magazine, Psychology Today, Slate, FastCompany, Stanford Magazine, the Washington Post, Wired, and more. I'm the author of one business book, THE MIDDLEMAN ECONOMY, and have completed collaborations on two others: SECRETS OF THE MONEYLAB and HOW GOOGLE WORKS. (I was the co-author on the former and the researcher on the latter.)
My editorial services include ghostwriting, developmental editing, Internet research, structuring book proposals, suggesting appropriate agents, and guiding authors through the entire process from idea to publication.
"Marina Krakovsky, our research partner, always goes about two steps farther than we expect. She is as insightful and thoughtful as she is diligent and thorough." (From the Acknowledgements of HOW GOOGLE WORKS, by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, and Alan Eagle)
Seasoned Google execs Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg provide an insider's guide to Google-from the business history and corporate strategy to developing a new managment philosophy and creating a workplace culture where innovation and creativity thrive.Google Executive Chairman and ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google over a decade ago as proven ... read more
Taking the findings of behavioral economics from the cocktail party to the boardroom. Experimental economist Kay-Yut Chen leads an economics lab at Hewlett- Packard-the first of its kind at any company. His groundbreaking research into human behavior has turned into tangible results for HP. He has saved the company millions of dollars, simply by explaining why people really do the things they ... read more
If you're a PowerSeller on eBay, or a real-estate agent showing houses to your client, or a sales rep in any field (as more than two million Americans are), you're not just pushing products. If you're worth your salt, you're a Certifier, staking your reputation on the quality of the goods you represent. Far from killing the middleman, the Internet has generated a thriving new breed. Between 19... read more
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Established author, ghostwriter and editor, specialized in non-fiction and in particular art, design, visual culture and analog technology.
Experienced ghostwriter (fiction and non-fiction), editor, published novelist, humor writer, and Harvard-educated lawyer.