Because I have an unusual work history, a lot of people ask me how it is possible for startups to innovate so quickly while corporations can't. Since I've been employee #150,000 at American Express and
Plastique Fantastique stages urban interventions with giant inflatable structures. Last year, Berlin’s Templehof airport became one of the largest refugee camps in Europe. In addition to hosting thousands
Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball. The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years.
Which city structures should have been saved from the wrecking ball? After our selection of lost gems, you shared your own suggestions and memories – from Delhi’s Hall of Nations to Birmingham’s Central
Elevators are in a rut. They go up and they go down. They take people from one floor of a building to the exact same spot on another floor. A new technology has the potential to break elevators free from
Sometimes you need to see tragedy up front, with your own eyes to realize our traditional institutions aren't always the best way to solve a crisis. It is the moment, as an individual, you realize you
Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years. Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is
LASIK is so last decade. Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another. According to a new patent
This guy is making a killing renting vans to Silicon Valley techies so they can live in company parking lots
To take advantage of it, Bob Allen, an entreprenurial 68-year-old, has started targeting Bay Area residents who don't want to pay for expensive apartments to rent the five vans that he outfitted with and
In it, he's explained why the startup world is freaking out about a strange new idea they've never had to consider before: profits. Gurley writes: In Silicon Valley boardrooms, where "growth at all costs"
One more step toward leaving smartwatches and fitness trackers behind Imagine having a fitness tracker that doubles as a temporary tattoo. Or a monitoring device that doctors can paste straight onto an
Microsoft is bringing automatic video summarization, Hyperlapse, OCR and more to Azure Media Services
Azure Media Services, Microsoft’s collection of cloud-based tools for video workflows, is about to get a lot smarter. As the company announced at the annual NAB show in Las Vegas today, Media Services
You might have seen some of the following photographs making the rounds — the bad news is they're totally fake, but the good news is there are places in the real world that are just as beautiful. Luckily
Not all important scientific research is cool looking, or has a cool name. But now and then you get something with both. These self-assembling carbon nanotubes are created with a process called Teslaphoresis.
Universities and other organizations are now considering the ethics of using nootropics and other "smart drugs." For years, people have dreamed of creating a pill that could solve all your problems—one