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How AI can save our humanity

AI is massively transforming our world, but there's one thing it cannot do: love. In a visionary talk, computer scientist Kai-Fu Lee details how the …

Artificial Intelligence

The death and rebirth of UX

Is your app onboarding experience off? Here’s a checklist of best practices. Not sure which type of menu to use on your site? Just follow this …

UX Design

The Time-Saving Design Trend and How to Use It

A functional website is no longer enough to set a brand apart from competitors. To stand out, digital assets need to look beautiful, function …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things

These are sure-fire ways to build your professional relationships and increase your tribe fast.<p>If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>…

The Absolute Best Pork Buns in New York

<i>The term</i> pork bun <i>— the glorious term — can refer to one of two quite similar yet distinct categories of meaty treats. Both consist of steamed dough</i> …

What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?

In the middle of an economic recovery, hundreds of shops and malls are shuttering. The reasons why go far beyond Amazon.<p>From rural strip-malls to Manhattan’s avenues, it has been a disastrous two years for retail.<p>There have been nine retail bankruptcies in 2017—as many as all of 2016. J.C. Penney, …

This solar panel produces up to 5 liters of drinking water per day from the air

<b>Zero Mass Water's Source device is a rooftop solar device that produces water instead of just electricity.</b><p>With the virtual explosion of rooftop solar …

Sustainability

Barack Obama Is Okay With the Criticism

While he was still president, Barack Obama sat down with Ta-Nehisi Coates and discussed what it’s like to be a symbol of power and the recipient of people’s anger and excitement. “When people criticize or respond negatively to me, usually they’re responding to this character that they’re seeing on …

Barack Obama

Inside The Playlist Factory

At the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley, small teams of anonymous, hardcore music fans race to solve the record industry’s toughest problem.

Apple Music

How to Visit Paris Without Leaving New York City: A French Expat’s Guide

Got French boys on the mind? Get that aching sensation of je ne sais quoi in the chest every time you think of la Tour Eiffel by night? Sighing over the thought of Hausmannian buildings, wine-fueled outdoor dinners, and transcendental walks across the Île Saint-Louis? Your diagnosis: Paris …

France

Spring clean your Mac with these awesome apps

No matter the size of your Mac’s hard drive, there will come a time when you need to free up some space. Having a full hard drive can make your Mac feel sluggish, and running out of space can be terrifying.<p>Sifting through your archive of files may seem like a daunting task. But don’t fear — these …

Apps

A German City Has Banned Single-Serve Coffee Pods and Plastic Water Bottles | VICE News

Coffee capsules have been taking hard hits in recent times, from a "Kill the K-Cup" video that went viral on Youtube last year to remarks by John Sylvan, one of the founders of Keurig's K-Cup, expressing remorse at ever having invented the now ubiquitous coffee pod.<p>Yet the latest news on the coffee …

Your Week Untapped: Top NYC Events from February 15-February 21, 2016

Here are some great New York City events to check out this week, ranging from discussions about the evolution small business in Brooklyn to our …

The 21st Century Has Really Not Been Great For Women And Minorities In STEM

Teens of all stripes are glued to their smartphones, but, per a new study out today from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon, while 15% of high school boys surveyed were interested in a career in technology, only 2% of girls thought a job in tech sounded appealing. Similarly, while 31% of boys …

Diversity

Whoa! Nadella cleans house at Microsoft

As Microsoft kicks off its fiscal year, CEO Satya Nadella is making big changes.<p>Once-and-again executive Stephen Elop who left Microsoft to head …

This Is Apple Music’s 1 Huge Advantage Over Spotify

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Jeff Chiu—AP<p>Google<p>Apple<p>Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty …

The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Apple Music

Spotify killer? Or Ping 2.0? Apple today finally announced its move into on-demand music streaming with the unveiling of Apple Music. Now the question is whether Apple Music will be a hit with the public, bringing legions of new users to streaming and stealing from competitors. Or whether it will …

Leonardo DiCaprio is Building an Eco-Resort in Belize

A decade ago, actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio bought Blackadore Caye, 104 acres of unpopulated land off the coast of Belize. Now, …

Big Data Roadshow: Hadoop and the Modern Data Architecture

A transformation is occurring in the data center. Enterprises are turning to a modern data architecture in order to derive maximum value from both …

Marijuana Is Officially Legal In Alaska

Marijuana is now legal for adults in Alaska.<p>Alaska on Tuesday becomes the third U.S. state to end prohibition of marijuana, officially putting into effect Ballot Measure 2, approved by 53 percent of state voters in November.<p>Alaskans age 21 and older may now legally possess up to one ounce of …

Cannabis

The Most Detailed Map Of The World’s Cropland Shows Where There’s Room To Feed Everyone

To start to tackle this, experts know we need to reduce food waste, develop new technology, like seeds that are more drought-resistant, and raise …

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

If you're in need of a little winter pick-me-up, this vegetarian soup is just the ticket. You can make it with ingredients you likely have on hand, it's ready in 30 minutes yet tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen making it, and it's hearty enough to be a complete meal.<p><b>1. Pasta e …

Recipes

The Biggest Workplace and Career Predictions for 2015

As you make your career and workplace plans for 2015, you might want to consider these predictions:<p><b>Further conversion of full-time, benefited jobs,</b> …

What It Takes to Fix American Education

As a parent, a mentor, the son of a civil rights leader turned child advocate and a former aide to Robert F. Kennedy, and an advocate for children …

TEDxCUNY Kicks Off the International Year of Light 2015 in NYC with Access: Art

In an effort to raise global awareness of the importance of light-based technologies, the United Nations has declared 2015 as the International Year …

Artist launches Kickstarter campaign to fund Rockaway Beach art center

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway Beach, one of the areas hardest hit by the storm is still putting the pieces back together again. But in a …

Kickstarter

10 NYC Hotels Perfect For An Affordable Staycation (Guest of a Guest)

Why Hudson, NY, Is Our New Favorite Weekend Getaway

It was only a matter of time before Hudson, a well-established antiques mecca set within New York’s agricultural heartland, became a food destination as well.<p>Also Worth a Stop:<p>Basilica Hudson<p>Flowerkraut<p>Helsinki Hudson<p>2 Note Perfumery

Ten statues in New York City with brilliant backstories

More New York City Top Tens<p>Music<p>New York City radio moments<p>From integration and elation to extraterrestrials and rock tragedy, NYC’s radio waves have …

New York City