Issue 177

July/August 2013

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Fast Company Magazine

From The Editor: Paradoxes Of The Digital Age

Like many of you, I’m doing a lot of traveling these days, to places as different as San Francisco; Cannes, France; Washington, D.C.; Rome; Montreal; and Rochester, New York. It’s funny, in a way. The triumph of digital culture hasn’t changed the fact that nothing beats face-to-face interaction. These personal tête-à-têtes achieve a depth and spontaneity you just can’t match via email, text, phone, Skype, Tumblr, DMs, or anything technological.

From The Editor: Paradoxes Of The Digital Age
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US V. UK: Who Will Best Capitalize On This Summer’s Celebrity Baby Boon?

Kate Middleton: British, pregnant. Kim Kardashian: American, pregnant. Both are due in July–dual boons to their homeland’s gossip industries. In the battle of the belly bulge, which nation is best equipped to capitalize? Round 1: Printed Prattle! America’s top weekly rag, People, has a greater circulation (3.6 million) than the top five British magazines combined (1.9 million). Even when you factor in Britain’s rabid daily tabloid circulation, it’s still no contest. Winner: America

US V. UK: Who Will Best Capitalize On This Summer’s Celebrity Baby Boon?
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