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Failure IS an Option

As summer vacation ends, teachers observe the annual ritual of returning to school days ahead of their students, to be indoctrinated in the school district's goals for the new year. The latest education fad is tossed out and replaced with newer education initiatives, which are usually older …

Robotic exoskeleton for paraplegics approved for market

A robotic exosuit that will help paraplegics stand and walk is the second to be approved for clinical and personal use by the FDA.<p>After 10 years in development and a clinical trial that involved some 1,200 patient sessions, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a robotic exoskeleton …

Meet the first beautiful E-bike from the future

Every time you think of the words ‘electric bike’ you probably think of something unattractive, with a huge bulky battery. E-bikes, or electric bikes, have traditionally been heavy, ugly, overpriced or all three of these things.<p>Amsterdam-based VanMoof plans to change that with its new ‘Electrified …

Electric Bikes

Contracts And Chaos: Inside Uber's Customer Service Struggles

Uber’s customer support staff is the company’s first line of defense against driver and rider misconduct. But a BuzzFeed News investigation reveals that during Uber’s transition from a local customer support operation to a global one, these employees worked under conditions that sometimes made it …

Amazon Shows Off New Prime Air Drone With Hybrid Design

Amazon delivered a lovely update on its ‘Prime Air’ project today — almost exactly two years after it showed the first iteration of its drone. You know, the flying delivery drone that some thought was a massive joke meant for April 1st. Included are some high-res shots and two new videos.<p>The video, …

Blame Real-Estate Lending. Then Rein It In.

Left to themselves, banks and shadow banks are bound to create too much of the wrong sort of debt and leave economies facing severe debt overhangs. …

Zuckerberg: 15M people worldwide can now access the Web via Internet.org

Facebook’s controversial free Internet project, Internet.org, has now brought online 15 million people who would otherwise have remained offline, according to comments from Mark Zuckerberg at a Townhall Q&A in India on Wednesday.<p>This number reflects global figures, but in India alone, the number of …

Processed meat ranks alongside smoking as major cause of cancer, World Health Organisation says

WHO publishes report listing processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' - the highest ranking, shared with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>"For an individual, the risk of …

Cancer

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Microbiology

Flipboard SEO: 5 Tips to Boost Your Followers

Everyone wants more followers. A common question we receive is, “How can I get more people to see my Flipboard Magazines?” In truth, there’s no one answer—there’s many. And one of them involves ensuring that people see your magazines on search engines, in a practice referred to as “SEO,” or “search …

Photo Friday: Find Photography Inspiration in The Shot

Every Wednesday for a little over a year now, we’ve been releasing The Shot, a magazine about all things photography inspiration curated by Flipboard’s photo editors, Steve Fine and Gary Hershorn. Besides the practical gear roundups and tutorials, what makes The Shot so essential is the spotlight …

Top 8 Chrome Extensions That Simplify Content Marketing

The DrumUp Chrome extension is a free, handy tool worthy of a spot on the top-right corner of your browser window. The neat little plug-in allows you …

Why Do High-Frequency Traders Cancel So Many Orders?

And do they make our markets less stable and less fair?

The Future and How to Survive It

We’d call it the opposite of a perfect storm: a set of external circumstances that together create an exceptionally favorable economic environment. The largest North American and European multinational corporations have been sailing through one for the past 30 years. In that time they have enjoyed …

To be precise, Social Media Marketing is just mostly dead

My comments on the death of social media marketing generated a lot of reaction, both on my blog and on Augie Ray’s. I was wrong to suggest that it’s …

Node.js grows up with its first stable release

Node.js, the cool new kid on the JavaScript block, has finally hit a stable version today with the announcement that 4.0 is now available.<p>The release is a big one, because it marks the official merge of Node.js and io.js for the first time after they violently split last year over a dispute with …

What Burning Man teaches us about marketing, humanity

Burning Man generates some of the coolest visual content, year after year. The breathtaking art-meets-architecture installations, eclectic crowds of 70,000+, and flame-fuelled displays are captivating.<p>Marketers should be envious of Burning Man’s ‘media library’ because the visuals are authentic, …

Marketing

The Next Generation Prius Revealed: Can It Compete In A Tesla World?

The iconic hybrid is getting a facelift, but will that be enough as it’s squeezed between electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient cars?<p>There was a time, not so long ago, when owning a Prius was the surest way to advertise to the world that you cared. And, inversely, to care, you had to own a …

China’s Slowdown: The First Stage of the Bullwhip Effect

For the last two months, global supply chains have been experiencing the first stage of a bullwhip effect triggered by uncertainties about the severity of China’s economic slowdown. While the contractions in business activity along global supply chains will cause companies to cut capital …

Advice for the New Old Left

Left-wing economics needn't be stupid, says Chris Giles of the Financial Times in a recent column. A left-of-center program could be both practical …

The Rich Really Are Different

Is extreme wealth inequality in the U.S. something that government can or should address? The answer depends on how it arises. If everybody has a …

9 Impressive Housewares You Won't Believe Are 3D Printed

Color us impressed.<p>3D printing may have been invented in the '80s,<p>but it didn't start picking up steam until the last decade. In the past year alone,the items 3D printers can make have become increasingly stylish and sophisticated: Just take a look at these eye-catching pieces.