Jonathan Cocca

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A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

Health Care

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

Here's how Tesla's new self-driving system will work

Musk announced that Tesla vehicles currently in production — which include the Model X, Model S, and future Model 3 — will be equipped with new hardware that will enable them to be driverless. A Tesla vehicle will drive itself from Los Angeles to New York by the end of 2017 as a demonstration of …

Best Secret Ski Towns of North America

Adventure<p>Most people haven’t heard of these towns, which is just fine with the skiers and boarders that live and play there. These are the places without gloss, the unknown gems, where the locals are friendly and shops are locally owned. Some have terrain for everyone, while many are for experts …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

Pop-Up House / Multipod

<b>Four days and a wireless screwdriver are all you need to build the structure of your very own Pop-Up House</b><p>Compiled of insulating blocks and wooden …

Renewable Energy Options for Your Homestead - Renewable Energy

Running a small farm or homestead takes a lot of effort, but a world of labor-saving devices out there can make life simpler without consuming fossil …

Cabin Drop XL : Modular Microarchitecture for Eco Tourism

If you are familiar with Drop eco-hotel design, then you probably recognize that <b>Cabin DROP XL</b> is the large version of that organically shaped …

2014 Core77 Design Awards Spotlight: The Carton House Sustainable Mobile Home Offers Lessons in Constraints

Every semester, a group of students and faculty from the University of Massachusetts and Yestermorrow Design/Build school embark on a task of …

Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in …

Latin America

Book Review: Life Lessons, Adventure, and the True Meaning of Travel

That travel can be a life-changing experience is no revelation, but as Bruce Northam eloquently proves in his newly released "The Directions To …