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Working in Your Skivvies Might Be For YouDesign Roundtable: How Have Cell Phones Changed Our Behavior?L.A.’s Best Architecture Is on the GroundThe Standard Hotel’s Stunning Video Collage of Heaven and HellQualcomm’s Low-Power “Mirasol” Cell Phone Displays Coming Stateside This YearThe Supreme Court’s Web Site Is Due for a RedesignUniversal Fiber Rescues Your Old Carpets From LandfillsDo You Obey Design Rules?Roadmap for Recovery: Five Ways to Help Your Company Survive Now15 British Design Stars Create Concepts for a Better LondonA Sink That Doubles as a DishwasherIntel Buys Wind River, Wants More Intel Inside Your Mobile DevicesField Notes – June 2009Microsoft Launches Bing Travel Search, We Take It For a RideResume Writing Tips for SuccessMaking the Most Out of a RejectionHow Microsoft Is Priming the Mood of Bing SearchesSony’s Long List of Format Failure, From Betamax to MemoryStick MicroA Prescription For Doing Good – Pfizer’s New Ethonomic Treatment PlanTechnology: The Wild Green YonderPalm Pre Review Roundup: Why They Love It, Why It Might Not Beat the iPhoneGenomatica: Green and Profitable Chemistry with MicrobesThe Coda: A Mid-Sized Electric Volt Competitor Made in ChinaSolarix Sustainer: A Biodiesel Conversion System for the SurvivalistRoadmap for Recovery: Five Ways to Help Your Company Survive NowAl Gore: Oil “Junkie” America Needs Third World HelpA Sink That Doubles as a DishwasherDo You Obey Design Rules?Sony Ericsson Releasing Phones Made From CD Cases and Water Bottles15 British Design Stars Create Concepts for a Better LondonOh, the Places You’ll Go in Lorax Motor’s Solar TricycleDesign Roundtable: How Have Cell Phones Changed Our Behavior?The Standard Hotel’s Stunning Video Collage of Heaven and HellBuy in May and Go Away!Weathirization Barnraisings? Why Not?Bings $100 Million Ad Budget: A Lesson in Convincing VS EngagingThe Check-out of the Future: Fewer Humans, More Phones [video]The 29 Best Buildings in Los AngelesYouth: A Disadvantage in Today’s Job Market?Energizer Solar Chargers Juice Up Portable ElectronicsThe Check-out of the Future: Fewer Humans, More Phones [video]Microsoft’s Dumb New Name for NetbooksAn Innovation Lesson from Politics?Professor Copies the Inner Ear, Invents a Tiny Universal Radio ChipMore on Earnings in Nontraditional JobsOracle Considering a Sun Netbook, No JokeTapping Into The Innovation Information EcosystemPositive People, Lifelong Learning and SuccessFive Days to New iPhone: Rumor Round-UpDespite Wobbly Launch, Bing Will Steal Users From GoogleSony, Microsoft Motion Controls Will Beat Wii at Its Own GameThe 10 Commandments, in TXT Spk: #3: No OMGsSony, Microsoft Motion Controls Will Beat Wii at Its Own GameSafari Is Junk, But Still Users GrowWorld Pork ExpoWork/Life: Whole-Body Scanners Aren’t a Peep ShowNew Meadowlands Stadium Will Be Blueprint for Sports Venues EverywhereDespite Wobbly Launch, Bing Will Steal Users From GoogleFive Days to New iPhone: Rumor Round-UpProfessor Copies the Inner Ear, Invents a Tiny Universal Radio ChipAttract the Right Type of Followers with a Balanced Twitter FeedCarGo Concept Is Compact Meets Pick-Up Meets Transformer AutobotOracle Considering a Sun Netbook, No JokeYouTube XL Lives for Your HDTVDell Now Gets Over a Quarter of Its Electricity From Renewable SourcesMicrosoft’s Dumb New Name for NetbooksGenomatica Figured Out How to Make Spandex From Sugar CaneThe Slick New Ads in iPhone OS 3.0Palm Pre Review Roundup: Why They Love It, Why It Might Not Beat the iPhoneSony’s Long List of Format Failure, From Betamax to MemoryStick MicroMicrosoft Launches Bing Travel Search, We Take It For a RideEcoGyzer Makes Fuel-Efficient Driving EasyIntel Buys Wind River, Wants More Intel Inside Your Mobile DevicesSafari Is Junk, But Still Users GrowQuirky: A Crowd-Sourced Way to Produce Your DesignsAn Open Letter to GM CEO Fritz Henderson on Day OneHow to Conjure Water From Thin AirDouble Take Design: The Return of Trompe L’oeilHands on With Hulu DesktopWhat Is Sugar, Inc. and Why Is It Worth $31M in VC Funding?Three Ideas for Creating a Zero-Impact City Block in DallasPublic Relations: Call off the UndertakersApple Won’t Sue Palm Over iTunes Syncing–There’s No NeedWhat Not to Wear If You Want to Dress for SuccessResearchers Invent Eye-Tracking Eyeglass Display, Star Trek-StyleToshiba NB205 Kills the Netbook, But in a Good WayWatch This High-Res OLED Screen Flex, Think of the Bendy Gadgets to FollowTEAM: TOGETHER EVERYONE ACHIEVES MIRACLESNews Flash From the Future: What Will Journalism Look Like?What Will Happen to the Chevy Volt Now That GM Is Bankrupt?Hara Software Helps Large Organizations Make Small FootprintsResearchers Invent Eye-Tracking Eyeglass Display, Star Trek-StyleDouble Take Design: The Return of Trompe L’oeilElectronic Entertainment Expo (E3)Three Ideas for Creating a Zero-Impact City Block in DallasWatch This High-Res OLED Screen Flex, Think of the Bendy Gadgets to FollowToshiba NB205 Kills the Netbook, But in a Good WayThe Real American Auto IndustryApple Won’t Sue Palm Over iTunes Syncing–There’s No NeedLiquidnet: Excellence Award for Innovative CSR/Philanthropy and CEO LeadershipHow to Subscribe to Fast Company’s NewslettersFive Stylish Ways to Reuse Your Grey WaterShawn Baldwin from CMG interviews David Thomson the best selling author of Blueprint to a BillionQuirky: A Crowd-Sourced Way to Produce Your DesignsWhat Is Sugar, Inc. and Why Is It Worth $31M in VC Funding?An Ethics Pledge for MBAsHands on With Hulu DesktopHow to Conjure Water From Thin AirLiving for Social Networks, LiterallySubscribe to Fast Company Today, Your First Issue Ships TomorrowCall the Mission: A Lesson In Ethical Leadership with a Nod to Dan ArielyGoogle Releases New PowerMeter ImagesSony Impresses, Nintendo Disappoints at E3Stop Being So Shallow—Use Your Dirty Past to Give Your Book DepthTest-Driving the Latest High-Tech Office Chairs [video]Can Contemporary Design Make Harris Tweed Cool Again?High-Design Public Bus? Maybe in LondonSensFloor Makes Sidewalks SmarterFive Stylish Ways to Reuse Your Grey WaterPimp My Molar! Print My Book! Two 20-Year Technology “Overnight Successes,” Finally AvailableHelp Michigan: Buy What They are Going to MakeEden Project’s Geothermal Plant Could Power 10% of British HomesMachine Turns Boring Office Memos Into What They Should Be: Toilet PaperMercedes Benz’s Latest Bike Folds Two WaysTokyo for the glare of the television skyInside MAYA Design’s Innovation Boot CampsTest-Driving the Latest High-Tech Office Chairs [video]Pay With Facebook? No Thanks.American Airlines Web Site: The Product of a Self-Defeating Design ProcessTrust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and CharismaE-Ink’s Sale Clears Path for Color Kindle in 2010GRID-IT Laptop Case Organizes Your Electronics EffortlesslySeven Days to New iPhone: Rumor Round-UpPSP Go Leaks, Looks Like MYLO Media Player Minus UMDTop 5 Unconventional Brand CampaignsThe Most Creative People in Business: Top 10 Lists by IndustryNews Flash From the Future: What Will Journalism Look Like?Nova Spivack’s Twine Is Red-HotInside MAYA Design’s Innovation Boot Camps5 Ways Big Business Weathers the Economic StormCan Contemporary Design Make Harris Tweed Cool Again?High-Design Public Bus? Maybe in LondonSensFloor Makes Sidewalks SmarterFeedbackLetter From the Editor: Think Randomly, Execute StrategicallyContributorsBiofuels Take FlightHow to Overcome Infatuation and Make the Hard SellThe Apple Wannabes: Dell, Microsoft, Pepsi, and GoogleWhy It May Be Wiser To Hire People Without Meeting ThemTalk Is CheapWorld Food Business Summit Leaders Dish Future TrendsFast Company Recommended Events June 2009Cisco’s Web Engine: A Growth MachineIs Sustainability Scalable? A Visit to the IceStone HeadquartersHere Comes the Bridal BusinessMortgage Madness Inspires Two New BooksWhy Design Still Has Such Limited Corporate Impact–and What to Do About ItPay With Facebook? No Thanks.How Much Would You Pay Your Doctor to Tell You to Behave?Oscar the Grouch’s BirthdayMicrosoft’s Bing Search Arrives Early, and ImpressesBamboo Living’s School is Earthquake and Hurricane SafeThe Silent, Fan-Free Future of Laptop Cooling?Seven Days to New iPhone: Rumor Round-UpMercedes Benz’s Latest Bike Folds Two WaysE-Ink’s Sale Clears Path for Color Kindle in 2010Pimp My Molar! Print My Book! Two 20-Year Technology “Overnight Successes,” Finally AvailablePSP Go Leaks, Looks Like MYLO Media Player Minus UMDVolvo Launching Plug-In Hybrid With a Twist: Diesel PowerGRID-IT Laptop Case Organizes Your Electronics EffortlesslyMicrosoft Brings Social Networking and 3-D Motion Capture to Xbox 360Fluid Studio talking Twitter—featured on CBS affiliate KUTV Channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UtahWant to Network in Southern California? 2 Organizations to KnowHow to Build an Engaging Video Library for your CustomersBusiness People Interested in Nonprofit Boards: Up or Down In This Economy and Post-Madoff?Don’t get “ism’d” away from your goals!Why Design Still Has Such Limited Corporate Impact–and What to Do About ItZipcar Takes Its Ads to the Streets–LiterallyThe Silent, Fan-Free Future of Laptop Cooling?IBM Breaks Ground On $12.4 Million, Super Energy-Efficient Data CenterSix Ways to Avoid Landing in the Product Failure BinThe Puzzle Switch and Five Other Low-Tech Designs That Increase Energy AwarenessEPEAT-for-TV: A New Environmental Standard for TVsMore Funding, PleaseTo Tweet or Not to Tweet?Could Real-Life Tricorder Inventions Combat the Next Pandemic?Alienware’s M17X Is the Antithesis of a NetbookSharp’s New Five-Color LCD Displays 99% of Visible Colors, But Not on Your TVMore Than Fun and Games: AMD Funds Video Gaming Because It’s Good for Business and the WorldNine Stylish Ways to Banish Powercord ClutterCan a Building Make You Happy?Six Ways to Avoid Landing in the Product Failure BinThe Puzzle Switch and Five Other Low-Tech Designs That Increase Energy AwarenessJay Leno’s Last Tonight ShowProject FROG’s Green Modular School of the FutureWould You Work in an Office Building Made of Shipping Containers?The UAE’s Not Dead Yet: Three Stunning Buildings Near Completion [UPDATED]Zipcar Takes Its Ads to the Streets–LiterallyComing Soon: Open Green Map’s Google Mashups