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How software developers helped end the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

A team of open source software developers solved the problem that most urgently needed solving: distributing wages to healthcare workers<p>Little known to the rest of the world, a team of open source software developers played a small but integral part in helping to stop the spread of Ebola in Sierra …

Disease

How B2B Marketers Can Get Started with Social Media

Many B2B CEOs still believe that social media isn’t right for them. And it’s no surprise. The attention being paid to social today mostly focuses on reaching out to consumers. But social media marketing can offer B2B marketers a range of benefits if they take advantage of it, from increasing …

Marketing

Elon Musk Says Tesla Vehicles Will Drive Themselves in Two Years

In Elon Musk’s world, “easy” is used to describe problems many might consider impossible—or at least very difficult to solve. Producing a fully …

Tesla

Jarryd Hayne 'just didn't work out', says San Francisco 49ers special teams coach

The 49ers may not have a choice but to play the former rugby league star against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.<p>The team's running back corps …

San Francisco

Are you on the autistic spectrum? Take the test

New research based on a simple quiz reveals that men are more likely to be autistic than women. Where do you fall on the spectrum?<p>It has been a long-held belief, but new a new study of more than half a million members of the public has confirmed that men are more likely to be autistic than women.<p>In …

Autism

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Pets

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

Hillary Clinton condemns 'outrageous sexism' against ex-prime minister Julia Gillard

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has again condemned the "outrageous sexism" experienced by former prime minister Julia Gillard but has …

The Rise of The 'Uberized Economy' and What It Means For Business

<i>Matthew Faustman is co-founder & CEO of San Francisco-based startup UpCounsel.</i><p>The world of labor is changing. Through laptops and mobile devices, a new world of services is becoming more accessible. The platforms enabling such services are also providing new homes for a rising entrepreneurial class …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

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FORTUNE — Stewart Butterfield hasn’t had a hit since Flickr, the photo-sharing site he sold to Yahoo (YHOO) back in 2005. But with Slack, his newish company’s latest offering, the serial entrepreneur thinks he’s on to something big — a potential replacement to clunky, cumbersome e-mail …

Bitcoin will prosper — until governments or banks decide to crush it overnight

Advertisement<p>42 Comments<p>Credit: Guardian/Guy Grandjean, James Ball<p>Every currency created since the advent of money 2,700 years ago has fit nicely …

Is It Us Or Does Proenza Schouler Look Different In Paris?

Unless you're actually situated in the City of Love, Paris Fashion Week probably seems like it's a million miles away. Thankfully, there are other …

Work Smarter with LinkedIn

Publication Date: <b>June 25, 2013</b><p>If you think LinkedIn is just for job hunting, you're missing out on the many ways you can take advantage of this social network to build the professional relationships you need to advance in your career. LinkedIn can help you initiate, strengthen, and use the very …

FaceTime

Refugee boy's plea: help me, Australia

Those outside the detention system are denied education, have no legal protection or material help and sometimes end up on the streets.<p>Omid's name in …

Top 5 alternative New Zealand road trips

<i>Who can resist the urge to hit the open (and almost empty) road in New Zealand? Certainly not us...but don't forget that the country has urban adventures aplenty, too. Check out our selection of lesser known (but no less wonderful) road trips, then head over to BBC Travel to find out about the</i> …

Travel

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

European Travel

Callah Bread French Toast

It was quite eerie how the sun was shining in our kitchen the morning after Hurricane Sandy blew by. Looking at such a beautiful day, it was hard to …

Pad Thai Noodles

Pad Thai with chicken, shrimp, and mung bean noodles<p>Ever since our latest excursion to Chinatown in lower Manhattan, where we filled our car trunk …

Onions
Fish

Spinach and Cheese Bourekas

1. Rinse and drain spinach and, with water still clinging to leaves, transfer to large skillet. Cover, and cook over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes, …

TELL VT: What's Your Power Breakfast?

We want to know: What’s your favorite breakfast that keeps you going until lunchtime? We love the Quinoa-Rice Granola pictured above! Share your …

Vegging Out: NYC's Vegan Fast Food Solution

1<p>SHARES<p>It is a familiar tale: You're at work, short on time, and ravenous for healthy, delicious food in your belly. Packing a lunch didn't happen, …

New York City

Lentil and Cucumber Salad - Perfect for Potlucks - Recipe

<i>Lentil and Cucumber Salad</i><p>This salad is great to have in your back pocket for summer potlucks and picnics (*). It is easy to make, light and healthy …