When we first wrote about Chowbotics, their salad-making robot, which was then just a prototype, stirred a bit of controversy. The company promises to bring nutritious dining options to offices that don’t
AWS continues to add yet more software and services to build out its revenues and touchpoints with businesses that already use its cloud infrastructure for storage and to host and administer services apps.
A cross-disciplinary kaleidoscope of intelligent concerns for the self and the species. In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter a
Using just her body and a piece of charcoal, New Orleans-based performance artist Heather Hansen bends and twists in fluid motions across the surface of paper to create beautifully rough symmetrical shapes
A single missing suffix among thousands of lines of programming code led a public school teacher in Washington, D.C., to be erroneously fired for incompetence, three teachers to miss out on $15,000 bonuses
Apple stock jumped on Monday, finishing up over $21 and 3.8%, as investors reacted to good news from China and hints from CEO Tim Cook about what the new year will bring for Apple. As explained by my colleague
Why would an entertainment and media company like Disney add a technologist like Jack Dorsey, one of the inventors of Twitter and the founder of Square, to its board? Disney chalked it up to Dorsey’s and
On my first attempt to cross Antarctica, I walked more than 620 miles to the South Pole. But instead of reaching my destination, on the other side of the continent, I had to hitch out by plane halfway
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom says that he doesn’t “believe there should be refresh” interactions any more. Even the guy who invented “pull-to-refresh” thinks it needs to die. Do you agree? Last week,
This holiday concept from Wolff Olins reminds us to back away from our phones and spend some time with our loved ones. If we had one mass societal realization in 2013–beyond the fact that privacy as we
Airbnb, a service just five years young, has rapidly become the largest lodging brand in the hotel industry and somehow, it's managed to fly under the radar for so many in the traveling world. The hugely
Soon we'll be buying more tablets than we do PCs. Why are we all deserting our laptops for iPads? And who are the big industry names facing possible disaster? Published: 19 Dec 2013 The technology team
Why you should Facebook stalk your new favorite writer and read more poetry in 2014. Justin Taylor is the author of Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever and The Gospel of Anarchy. His next book, Flings,
Commenting on the lack of novels on the list, Gates writes: That's an interesting statement coming from Gates, especially in light of recent posts on using literature to study decision-making under ignorance.