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Bill Bratton Scolds Giggling Audience at American Justice Summit

With a storm over his deputy and switch to tickets for marijuana offenses, the NYPD commissioner has had a busy few weeks—and he had no patience for …

Five Tripods for the Traveling Photographer

Vacation season is coming up soon–and if you’re the type of photographer that loves shooting grand scenes, you’ll probably need a tripod to prevent …

Microsoft is about to overtake Exxon-Mobil

The recent share-price surge set off by the departure of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer generated loads of value for Microsoft shareholders. In fact, since the end of 2012, Microsoft’s market capitalization has risen by nearly $181 billion. The company recently climbed above $400 billion in …

HugeDomains.com - WowThatsCool.com is for sale (Wow Thats Cool)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot?

Robots can already vacuum your house and drive your car. Soon, they will be your companions.<p>The Japanese crowd sits hushed and somber as the character on stage turns away from his co-star, an actress seated on the floor in front of a small table. He lowers his head, then turns to face the audience …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

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Generation Flux: DJ Patil

Our profile of DJ Patil, Data Scientist at Greylock Partners. His career includes being a researcher at Los Alamos, a Defense Department fellow, a virtual librarian for Iraq, a web-security architect for eBay, and head of a data team at LinkedIn, where his team created “People You May Know.”<p><b>DJ</b> …

Generation Flux: Baratunde Thurston

A look at Baratunde Thurston, the Director of Digital at The Onion, a Harvard philosophy major turned consultant turned standup comedian and author of How to Be Black. Flux to the core.<p><b>Baratunde Thurston had been up most of the night</b>. When the New York City police descended on Zuccotti Park at 1 …

Generation Flux Salon: What Does Talent Look Like In An Age Of Flux?

Welcome to the 21st century, an era when the old rules have changed and the new ones are evolving all the time. Share your strategies for navigating this era of chaos–and learn from some of the most successful members of the league of innovators dubbed Generation Flux by <i>Fast Company</i> editor-in-chief …

Box Founder Aaron Levie On The Fears And Realities Of Our Chaotic Times

The Innovators Dilemma argues that we should disrupt ourselves before we get disrupted. But what happens when that’s not enough? The wiry, 27-year-old founder of a $1.2 billion business has ideas.<p>Aaron Levie looks like a mad scientist. He’s not disheveled, but he’s got a jangly energy, along with a …

Generation Flux: Raina Kumra

Raina Kumra is a former documentary filmmaker, digital strategy guru at Wieden+Kennedy, and founder of Light Up Malawi, but is now a federal contractor–the Codirector of Innovation at the federal agency, the Broadcasting Board of Governors.<p><b>“Fear holds a lot of people back,”</b> says Raina Kumra, 34. …

Terri Kelly, The “Un-CEO” Of W.L. Gore, On How To Deal With Chaos: Grow Up

Embrace “rainmakers,” says the leader of the company behind Gore-Tex. Her mantra for seeing 10,000 associates in dozens of countries through turbulent times: maturity.<p>Terri Kelly is the “un-CEO” of W.L. Gore, the brand best known for consumer products like Gore-Tex fabric and Elixir guitar strings …

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

The future of business is pure chaos. Here’s how you can survive–and perhaps even thrive.<p><b>DJ Patil pulls a 2-foot-long metalbar</b> from his backpack. The contraption, which he calls a “double pendulum,” is hinged in the middle, so it can fold in on itself. Another hinge on one end is attached to a …

The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

Amazon Will Acquire Twitch For $970 Million

Twitch, a video-streaming site for live gameplay, announced Monday it has agreed to be acquired by e-commerce giant Amazon for $970 million in cash. Earlier reports said YouTube was acquiring Twitch for $1 billion.<p>“The moment we launched, we knew we had stumbled across something special,” Twitch …

Who Wants to Watch Other People Play Video Games? Millions on Twitch

Amazon is now the proud owner of game streaming service Twitch.<p>While that name may be ubiquitous among game lovers, those outside that world may …

Android App Takes Down Heart of National Weather Service Website

The National Weather Service (NWS) website was severely hobbled after an "abusing Android app" interfered with its national digital forecast system, …

The Firefox OS Smartphone Is Only $33 in India

The inaugural Mozilla Firefox OS smartphone launched in India on Monday and it only costs $33. Dubbed the Cloud FX, the device is the result of a …

7 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on LinkedIn | Inc.com

LinkedIn calls itself the "World's Largest Professional Network" and it's established itself as one of the three biggest must-play properties on social media.<p>For anyone looking to expand their influence and network--especially important goals for entrepreneurs and startups--LinkedIn, is one of the …

How to Get a Buyer to Offer Big-Company Value for Your Small Business | Inc.com

Investors perceive big, sophisticated companies as a safer bet than small, owner-dependent companies. As a result, big public companies trade at a significant premium over small businesses in the same industry.<p>Let's take a look at the professional services industry. Although most consultancies are …

How the Top CEOs Really Think (Infographic)

Inc.'s annual check-in with the nation's top private-company CEOs shows how owners got their start and how their views on innovation and social media have changed.

What No One Ever Tells You About Being the Boss | Inc.com

Mention you're about to start a business and you'll receive plenty of advice. Everyone you know suddenly turns into an expert on financing, marketing and sales strategies, and technology and innovation.<p>But what you won't hear is what it's like to be a CEO, even if you're the CEO of no one but …

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One Wild Ride: Interviewing Robin Williams

Robin Williams, who died on Aug. 11 at 63, was not the kind of guy you simply interviewed. He was the kind of guy with whom you lit a fuse and then …

Destroying the Creative ‘Monsters’ and Overcoming the Immature Mindset that Nearly Killed Me

I’m writing this from the perspective of someone who is trekking through the process. I’m not sitting on a high horse. I can’t even afford a horse.<p>It …

Photographer’s Unique Layered Prints Show People Melting Into Landscapes

German photographer Michel Lamoller has created an incredible series of photo collages that depict subjects melting into their environment.<p>Titled</i> …