Carly Marie

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Equality for Women Is Progress for All

I've been blessed in my life to do work that I love -- advancing social justice and equality. Now I am taking the lessons I learned from our struggle to end apartheid and establish democracy in South Africa to advance equality for the world's girls and women as the head of UN Women.<p>We are fortified …

KQED

By Melanie Kahl<p>Designers are privileged to work within a fascinating collision of fields at a time when the conversation could not be more pertinent. …

Why The Future Of Innovation Is In Ideas, Not Products

Sure, Apple tops most-innovative lists time and again. But the greatest innovations can’t always be held in your hand, or slipped in a pocket.<p>The third-floor screening room in a hip Singaporean bar-lined neighborhood: black walls, tall ceilings, movie projector, and a roomful of globally minded …

How Mayo Clinic Is Using iPads to Empower Patients

Throughout the world, companies are embracing mobile devices to set customer expectations, enlist them in satisfying their own needs, and get workers to adhere to best practices. An effort under way at the Mayo Clinic shows how such technology can be used to improve outcomes and lower costs in …

Max Greenfield On Being An Axe Auteur

The New Girl star writes, directs, and stars in the web series Finding Susan Glenn.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR7NTPwSMeE<p>Max Greenfield is best known for playing Schmidt, the womanizing—and often shirtless—roommate on Zooey Deschanel’s FOX sitcom <i>New Girl</i>, and Axe, the men’s personal-care …

TV

Oculus Rift: your front row Fashion Week ticket

To celebrate London Fashion Week, retailer Topshop is collaborating with 3D agency Inition to allow fans of the brand to experience a virtual …

Lululemon complaints stretch beyond quality to customerservice

Lululemon is having some trouble putting overexposed behinds behind it.<p>The trendy yoga retailer, which recalled pants made of its proprietary Luon material earlier this year after customers complained they were too sheer, still faces a steady stream of complaints about thinner, more sheer fabric …

Lululemon Athletica

How David Droga Creates Advertising That Matters

The man behind Droga5 talks about how he uses the ad world to create markets for important ideas (and to sell stuff, too).<p>Editor’s Note<p>This is the latest entry in Catchafire‘s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its …

Sarah Silverman

Turkey's protests fuelled by leader's quest to restore Islam

Some say the nationwide protests that rocked Turkey's government the past two weeks were only about a grove of sycamore trees in the middle of the country's biggest city, a trifling issue for a local planning board to work out. But to the country's unapologetic Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, …

Report: China Now Has The World's Fastest Supercomputer

Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, achieved processing speeds of 33.86 petaflops (1000 trillion calculations) per second on a benchmarking test, earning it the number one spot in the Top 500 survey of supercomputers.<p>The tests show the machine …

Computer Science

Iranian president-elect Rouhani promises better relations with west

Iran's president-elect, Hassan Rouhani, whose sensational victory in Friday's election prompted nationwide celebrations, has promised to reduce …