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Nike made me a pair of custom sneakers in 46 minutes

Last week, Nike announced the launch of its Makers' Experience, an invite-only, limited-time event where people can design a pair of shoes and have them made in less than hour. And today we had the chance to check it out for ourselves at the company's By You Studio in New York City, a space created …

Shoes

St. Louis gave minimum-wage workers a raise. On Monday, it was taken away

Ontario Pope has long struggled to stretch his McDonald's paycheck to cover the basics and provide for his four young children.<p>But even after more than nine years with the fast-food chain, the 31-year-old St. Louis man said he still lived with relatives or in motels, the fear of becoming homeless …

Income Inequality

Tutorial for building a Web Application with Amazon S3, Lambda, DynamoDB and API Gateway

I recently attended Serverless Day at the AWS Loft in downtown San Francisco. During the workshop section we built a serverless web application for …

Jeff Bezos Just Explained How to Achieve Customer Loyalty in Only 1 Sentence

The more you embody it, the more indispensable you will be.<p>In his letter to Amazon shareholders following the 2015 fiscal year, Jeff Bezos made a brief statement that all leaders should take note of: "We want Prime to be such a good value, you'd be irresponsible not to be a member."<p>It can be …

Audi is developing a “solar sun roof” to power your electric car

Audi wants to power your EV's air conditioning with the sun<p>In 2017, Audi is one of the most cutting-edge brands in the EV space – and now it wants to …

Clean Energy

World Robot Conference in China: Pictures

Beijing

Read This Before You Get an Annuity

Most of us will need dependable income in retirement. One key to your future financial security might be an annuity -- just be sure to focus on the …

Retirement

Former Microsoft exec reveals why Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant beat Cortana

Microsoft’s former AI expert, Qi Lu, moved to Chinese search giant Baidu earlier this year. Lu spent time working on Cortana and Microsoft’s bot platform whilst he was at the software giant, along with heading up the company’s Bing search and Office teams. In an interview with <i>Wired</i>, Lu has provided …

The company that invented Post-It notes is hiding invisible messages in signs to help self-driving cars see the world

The same company that invented Post-It notes is now helping self-driving cars see the world.<p>Headquarted in St. Paul, Minnestoa, 3M is behind the creation of everyday objects that everyone uses but no one thinks about. Post-It notes, Scotch tape, and waterproof sandpaper are just a few of 3M's …

Autonomous Cars

Doing This 1 Thing Could Help Your Intelligence, Focus, and Creativity

Evidence shows that keeping an analog journal can help with productivity and creativity. Here are three simple tips to get started.<p>While our lives continue to be consumed by digital technologies, lost is the art of journaling. Keeping a written journal, however, can have remarkable benefits.<p>Studies …

These Are the Most Prized Employee Benefits

Great benefits are major draws for new employees and powerful retainers for existing ones. Here are the benefits that excite employees most -- see …