Alejandro Ramos

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The Woman Who Has Spent Almost a Year of Her Life Underwater

Scientist and explorer Sylvia Earle warns that the oceans are “not too big to fail.” But she also says that just maybe, we’re growing wise enough to save them.<p>Sylvia Earle hasn’t quite spent a year under water—yet. At age 78, she’s at over 7,000 hours, which translates to about 292 days.<p>But she’s …

New Funeral Home in Sant Joan Despí by Batlle i Roig Arquitectes

Corten steel columns alternate with floor-to-ceiling glass to bring stripes of light and shadow into this funeral home outside Barcelona by Spanish …

OMA completes Shenzhen Stock Exchange

<b>News:</b> OMA has completed the Shenzhen Stock Exchange - a skyscraper with a skirt at the heart of the city's Central Business District (+ slideshow).<p>As …

Horror-Movie Stunt With Freaky Telekinetic Girl Is Frighteningly Good

Prankvertising can be annoying. Aggressively messing with people for questionable purposes is, after all, obnoxious behavior. But when it promotes …

Six Ways to Grow Your Job

In today’s resource-constrained environment, many of us are delivering 120% on the current demands of our job—but devoting little time to developing ourselves further or positioning ourselves for a future move. As one of my executive MBA students recently told me, “I know that I have to carve out …

One Day, Google Will Deliver the Stuff You Want Before You Ask

The world trusts Google to deliver quality internet search results. And now, it's delivering your toilet paper, too.<p>That may sound like nonsense, but …

Innovation Isn’t Just About New Products

The innovation mindset isn’t just about product innovation.<p>Some organizations have focused on product innovation for so long they don’t know how to innovate in any other areas. For example, in 2010, Microsoft —one of the world’s best product innovators for the last two decades — launched a social …

The Problems with Incubators, and How to Solve Them

There is a very real knowledge gap in the early stage start-up game, on both sides of the table. First-time entrepreneurs lack the seasoning to captain a steady ship through turbulent waters. Inexperienced friends and family (and, increasingly, crowdsourced investors) lack the ability to gauge the …

The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself — but does it float

Physics

Infographic: Watch a City's Pulse in Real-Time

The first time Andy Woodruff and Tim Wallace created a map of Boston’s bus routes was back in the fall of 2011. Using data from the MBTA, the duo …