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A Design Parable: The Toaster and the ToastThe Americanization of Indian Tech SupportOffice Romance SecretsThe iPhone App We Really NeedJob Interviews: How to Make Them FunFacebook Is So Five Minutes Ago. Check Out Spacebook.Pornography: Computer KryptoniteDon’t Tell Anyone, But We Hate Our Coworkers TooQuitting TimeNokia Makes Unused Patents Available to AllVirgin Atlantic’s 25th AnniversaryWork/Life Balance: Ask for what you need by Telle Whitney, President and CEO, Anita Borg InstitutePeapod EV’s Look Inspired by Bullet Trains, Sea Turtles, and Space HelmetsTransformers: Revenge of the FallenOpening of the New Acropolis MuseumThe Facebook Email Scam: Have You Been Hit?The Tall BookNeoCon World’s Trade FairSummer Lust List: Nine Things We Want to Play With This SummerInternational Whaling Commission Annual Meeting2009 National Conference on Volunteering & ServiceWimbledon 2009International Plastics ShowcaseFather’s DayDitch the Tin Foil Hat, Try This Tin Foil Building InsteadA New Paradigm for the Streets of NYC?Friday Fun: Remix This Cold War Kids Song 625 WaysClean ’092009 Festival of Architecture and ForumNot a Hoax: Mecca Redesign Leaked [video]Hulu Streaming to U.K. in September? Not Until ITV and Channel 4 Are SatisfiedAT&T May Make Smartphone Tariffs Cheaper, and It ShouldAT&T May Make Smartphone Tariffs Cheaper, and It ShouldRoboGamesBallpoint Pen DayInnovation Lesson From RatatouilleInterview Like a STAR for SuccessTwitter Take TwoPromoting New England’s Innovation MojoThey had climbed the towers. Claravis story.Palm Pre Vs Rumored iPhone 2009: Features ComparisonNot a Hoax: Mecca Redesign Leaked [video]A New Paradigm for the Streets of NYC?Palm Pre Vs Rumored iPhone 2009: Features ComparisonDitch the Tin Foil Hat, Try This Tin Foil Building InsteadRegister for TWTRCON 09: 20% Discount, Year Subscription to Fast CompanyI Can See YouRedesigning Rock-Paper-ScissorsPeapod EV’s Look Inspired by Bullet Trains, Sea Turtles, and Space HelmetsWho’s Got The D: Why Governance Matters for NonprofitsIBM Follows Apple’s Model to Help Small Business’ Tech NeedsPatent War: Google and Apple Vying for Context-Aware Smartphone DominanceSay It Ain’t So! 2 Stories of Management Run Amuck7 Lessons for Getting Change RightNokia Makes Unused Patents Available to AllBlow The Competition Out Of The WaterHulu Streaming to U.K. in September? Not Until ITV and Channel 4 Are SatisfiedBus Stops of the Future: Are They Realistic?Six Unbelievable Things Online This WeekThe Facebook Email Scam: Have You Been Hit?Terminator Salvation: What You Missed So FarJay Leno’s Last Tonight ShowRedesigning Rock-Paper-ScissorsPerformance Anxiety: Gadi Amit on the Last Manly Job on EarthReinventing the Coffee Business Around Ethics and Sustainability: Dean CyconPumping Green Power from Fake Plastic TreesWorld Nut and Dried Fruit CongressThe Oven’s Sick Joke: Bad Design = Burnt PizzaDouble Negative; Classified Info; Air Pollution, In a Positive LightIncenting innovation“Did You Know 3.0?” – You Need to Watch This Video!Double Negative; Classified Info; Air Pollution, In a Positive LightPop Sci Picks the Year’s Best Garage InventionsLearning for SuccessPatent War: Google and Apple Vying for Context-Aware Smartphone DominanceThe Gender-Related Wage Gap You Haven’t Heard AboutCan Intel’s New Atom Chips Liven Up Netbooks?Sony’s Alpha DSLRs: New Outside, Old InsideGoogle Reveals Its PowerMeter PartnersThe Oven’s Sick Joke: Bad Design = Burnt PizzaEducational Entrepreneur, Most Creative Person Shai Reshef Gets Round of Applause at the UNIkea’s Newest Furniture Line: Packed With IdeasPerformance Anxiety: Gadi Amit on the Last Manly Job on EarthAdd the Fast Company Top Stories Widget to Your SitePumping Green Power from Fake Plastic TreesRe-Tread Upcycles Tires into Earthquake-Resistant Building MaterialWhat’s the True Impact of Your Employee Volunteer Program? Glad You AskedIkea’s Newest Furniture Line: Packed With IdeasDavid de Rothschild Speaks About Upcoming Journey in a Plastic BoatMcDonald’s 2009 Global Best of Green Report Fires Back At Critics–or Maybe NotEducational Entrepreneur, Most Creative Person Shai Reshef Gets Round of Applause at the UNICFF Wrap-Up: The End of LuxeHot Diggity Dog! Design That’s Good Enough to EatBike Pedaling Gardeners Water Vegeatabes and Fruits at Britain’s Chelsea Flower ShowGlympse: The Coolest Thing Your Smartphone Can DoEvolution has some lessons for Product DesignClever British Furniture Designs, Made From Toothpicks and SheetmetalBucher CityCat: A Hydrogen-Powered Municipal VehicleObserve your thoughts – are you in the NOW or somewhere else?GE’s sustainability initiativesIBM Follows Apple’s Model to Help Small Business’ Tech NeedsEvolution has some lessons for Product DesignBokeen’s Cybook Opus E-Reader Beats Kindle to a Pocket-Friendly SizePalm Pre Challenges iPhone to a Duel On June 6–Who Will Win?LOVING LEADERSHIPTwitter’s Ad-Free Future: Paid Tools and Services InsteadWill Companies Never Learn?Will the New iPhone Come in Different Flavors–Like the iPod–to Boost Sales?Twittersphere – The Wild West of Social MediaWalkers and Canes, Ingeniously Redesigned for the FutureKonarka’s Roll-Up Solar Charger Is Rugged Enough for CampingLithium Batteries on Verge of Explosion (in Power Capacity)Will the New iPhone Come in Different Flavors–Like the iPod–to Boost Sales?Palm Pre Challenges iPhone to a Duel On June 6–Who Will Win?Twitter’s Ad-Free Future: Paid Tools and Services InsteadCreative Collisions: How to Spark a New IdeaMicrosoft’s “Laptop Hunters” Campaign Eating Away at AppleCisco Wants to Dominate Smart-Grid CommunicationsTerminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 [photo gallery]Bokeen’s Cybook Opus E-Reader Beats Kindle to a Pocket-Friendly SizeCan Intel’s New Atom Chips Liven Up Netbooks?Hot Diggity Dog! Design That’s Good Enough to EatHistory of InformationClever British Furniture Designs, Made From Toothpicks and SheetmetalGlympse: The Coolest Thing Your Smartphone Can DoT-Mobile Bringing Back Zeta-Jones for “Mobile Makeover” CampaignWhy Did Daimler Take a 10% Stake in Tesla Motors?Pop Sci Picks the Year’s Best Garage InventionsSony’s Alpha DSLRs: New Outside, Old InsideICFF Wrap-Up: The End of LuxeCreative Collisions: How to Spark a New IdeaWalkers and Canes, Ingeniously Redesigned for the FutureDragonfly Vertical Farm Concept Rethinks Urban Food Production for New YorkA Brooklyn Design Star Comes of Age at ICFF 2009Update: The Facebook Phishing Scam ContinuesOrigami Secrets of the IF Mode Folding Bike Revealed [video]Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 16Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 15Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 14Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 13Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 12Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 11Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 10Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 9Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 8Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 7Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 6Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 5Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 4Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 3Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 2Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 1Terminator Salvation: Making of the T-600 renderICFF’s Best New Designers Hail From…Milwaukee?!ICFF 2009: Octogenarian Pieree Paulin Carries the DayIf You Have Traction, You Can Get Funding in a RecessionOrigami Secrets of the IF Mode Folding Bike Revealed [video]Scribd Launches User-Gen BookstoreYouTomb Shows Music Labels Stepping Up YouTube Copyright CrackdownsLithium Batteries on Verge of Explosion (in Power Capacity)The Site With 8.64 Trillion Hits in One DayYou’re Hired but Don’t Come to Work: Good for the WorldWolfram Alpha Isn’t Google, so Stop Comparing ThemPositive People and SuccessSharing negative customer feedback with your teamRumor: Archos Android-Powered Tablet Smartphone Due JuneNapster Returns as Best Buy’s Streaming Music Muscle [Updated]Transoptic Solar Satellite Dish Gets 1,000 Channels and Heats Your HomeWelcoming Guest Blogger Tom Dair: To Design Smart, Keep It SimpleForm Follows Function, Right? Not So Fast.ICFF 2009: Octogenarian Pieree Paulin Carries the DayWolfram Alpha Isn’t Google, so Stop Comparing ThemGreen Seal Sets Standard for Eco-Savvy RestaurantsNapster Returns as Best Buy’s Streaming Music Muscle [Updated]Rumor: Archos Android-Powered Tablet Smartphone Due JuneA Brooklyn Design Star Comes of Age at ICFF 2009How to Map to the Social Media Engagement Profile of Your CustomersDragonfly Vertical Farm Concept Rethinks Urban Food Production for New YorkThe Site With 8.64 Trillion Hits in One DayINTERVIEW PROJECT by David Lynch: A New Blueprint for Company Videos?Scribd Launches User-Gen BookstoreICFF’s Best New Designers Hail From…Milwaukee?!Why I Let My Students Use Facebook During ClassSunPower Releases First Solar Monitoring iPhone AppToyota’s Third-Generation Prius Hybrid Has Solar Panels, Remote Control Air ConditioningShine Bright in Dark TimesCSR: When Doing Good Has to Be Good for BusinessYouTomb Shows Music Labels Stepping Up YouTube Copyright CrackdownsIt’s Almost Summer – Time To Shed Your SkinUpdate: The Facebook Phishing Scam ContinuesINTERVIEW PROJECT by David Lynch: A New Blueprint for Company Videos?Pitching 101Form Follows Function, Right? Not So Fast.Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes Preview [video]Welcoming Guest Blogger Tom Dair: To Design Smart, Keep It SimpleTMI, advice, opinions & other confusion for job seekersDo We Have a Responsibility to Education?Minority and Disadvantaged Businesses Need to Insist on Fair Treatment From Those who Need ThemYves Behar Reveals His Inner Glow With Anima TerraHella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes Preview [video]SOLAQUA: Solar-Powered Water Purification for the MassesDesigning From the First-Person PerspectiveNew Samsung Alias Shows E-ink Potential Goes Beyond the KindleThe UAE’s Not Dead Yet: Three Stunning Buildings Near Completion [UPDATED]What’s Wrong With Our Cities? A Two-Minute Video ExplainsIn Defense of the Disposable: Has the Green Backlash Begun?Can a $320 Million Seawater Desalination Plant Keep Droughts at Bay?10 Questions About the Facebook Hack AttacksTony Hawks Game Gets Uber-Real With Motion-Sense SkateboardBlackBerry Storm 2 Photos Leak: Much the Same as Original?Tolerance and SuccessAre BlackBerrys Better Than Netbooks? RIM’s CEO Thinks SoDrop.io’s Web-Based Presentation System Goes PublicIs it Possible to Design Anything Worthwhile For Less Than a Buck?Is it Possible to Design Anything Worthwhile For Less Than a Buck?Drop.io’s Web-Based Presentation System Goes PublicCan the PlantBottle Save the Bottled Water Industry?Plan G: Should Geoengineering Be Our Weapon in the War Against Global Warming?Designing From the First-Person PerspectiveFlorida Town Closes the Loop on Poop PowerIn Defense of the Disposable: Has the Green Backlash Begun?BlackBerry Storm 2 Photos Leak: Much the Same as Original?Are BlackBerrys Better Than Netbooks? RIM’s CEO Thinks SoTony Hawks Game Gets Uber-Real With Motion-Sense SkateboardSpira’s Floating Foam Car: The Most Creative Automotive X Prize Entry?Is Innovation at a Crossroads?10 Questions About the Facebook Hack AttacksWhat’s Wrong With Our Cities? A Two-Minute Video ExplainsYves Behar Reveals His Inner Glow With Anima Terra