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Message to CEOs: It’s time to get serious about your Web teamMicrosoft Chokes With Vomit Ad, Pulls Video From WebIt’s Time To Change Outdated Corporate Models, Marc Morgenstern Leadership Interview Part 2Fifth International Conference on Tourism“I Forgot” DayInside the Most Successful Restaurant Chain in the WorldQuantasol Develops Record-Breaking Customized Solar CellKeep June’s Jobless Data in the Rear ViewTruth, Beauty, and Smart Economics Converge at CNU 17Truth, Beauty, and Smart Economics Converge at CNU 17Engaging the New Consumer: Database and Variable MarketingThe Best States in the U.S. for Future Solar Energy ProjectsWhy Aren’t Airplane Seats More Like the Aeron Chair?Bing Gains Market Share and Searches Tweets TooTurn-By Turn GPS on Netbooks: Dumbest Idea EverStarting a Design Studio During a Downturn, Part 4: Developing the Kicker CultureMySpace: A Place for Friends No MorePrius vs Porsche: Why You’d Choose a “Green” Car Over a “Dream” CarSocial Design Gets Its Own CuratorGDGT Web Site Launches, Brings Social Networking to GadgetsEight Stylish Essentials for All Your Grilling NeedsHunch Doing “Pretty Good” After Two Weeks of RecommendingFirst Interactive 3-D Crowd-Play Computer Game Hits U.K. CinemasSocial Begins at HomeNo, It’s Not an Urban Myth: Video of Heinz Beanzawave SurfacesMeet Padmasree Warrior, Cisco’s CTO [Video]Run for Your Life: The Pentagon’s Robotic Hummingbird Takes FlightCannes Picks the Year’s Best Package DesignThe Insanely Byzantine Radio Spectrum Map [Graphic]Germany’s Got Tweeting Smart MetersSony’s Jack Tretton Talks PlayStation 3 and the 10-Year Console CycleHappy July 4th from the BridgeSex and the BoardroomDon’t Let a Tight Economy Make You Stingy About Connecting with CustomersCreating the World’s Worst Kettle Chip: A How-To GuideThe 80/20 Company ChecklistWork/Life: Just Plane KidsIt takes a tough man to get the right corporate boardTo Be A Leader, Make Sure You VoteEngaging Influentials: Twitter and BeyondSummer Movies We’re Afraid to See: Brokeback PlatformTracing the Evolution of Consumer Electronics. What’s Next?The Darden MenuHumanscale’s Desktop Air Purifier Promises a Cone of Clean AirRobots Help Trains Stay on the RailsPatagonia’s Founder on Why There’s “No Such Thing as Sustainability”More Creative Shops Are Commercializing Their Own Product LinesWhy Walgreens Is Building Its Own Universal Health-Care SystemOne Lesson From the Crisis: It’s Time to Create Your Own EconomyBoomtown: The Real Money Behind Virtual GoodsA Tour of America’s First Zero-Impact, Supergreen “Living Building”How the Networked Body Is Reinventing the ConsumerGadi Amit on Designing a Lifestyle App for the Networked BodyHow Mayo Clinic and Microsoft Are Empowering PatientsHow Toumaz Is Building a Complete Ecosystem for the Networked BodyHow BodyMedia Is Making Fitness Data PersonalFeedbackUpdateBehind the Rebranding Campaign of Wal-Mart’s Scarlet WomanWhy the Microgrid Could Be the Answer to Our Energy CrisisWhy America Is Addicted to Olive GardenClose-Up on Hollywood’s Creature TeacherGavin Newsom Wants to Be Governor of California. Would You Hire Him?Amazon Taps Its Inner AppleLetter from the Editor: Endless EnergyLittle-Known Redbox Proves the Power of In-Between TechnologyWhy Your Gut Is More Ethical Than Your BrainThree Lessons in “Rational” Prices Raising Ethical QuestionsHow Xerox Tapped the Power of ReuseNature’s 10 Simple Rules for Business SurvivalWhy Overhead Isn’t Evil in the Non-Profit WorldFast Company Recommended Events July + August 2009Watch: Harry Potter 6Drill: The U.S. Oil Industry Turns 150Numerology: Hawaii Five-ONot So Fast: Summer Movies We’re Afraid to SeeMore Images of U2’s Insane 360 World Tour StageNot Your Typical Cuppa Joe: The Espresso Cup ReimaginedStarting a Design Studio During a Downturn, Part 3: When There’s No There ThereHow Body Sensors Are Gaming the Health SystemThe W EconomyWitness the Real-life (Beta) Version of Star Trek’s Universal TranslatorThe Abject Failure of Nokia’s Flagship PhoneSputnik Observatory: A Repository That Shows How Big Ideas Are ConnectedWill NASA Reinvent Its Lunar Rocket Program?Use Ethonomics When Crafting A Company’s NarrativeMTV’s On-Air Rebranding Is 2-D With a Dash of WebJabra Bluetooth Headset With Touchscreen: Design Overkill?A Vote Against the Waxman-Markey Climate Change Bill is a vote for the Do Nothing Tax of 2009Rice Power: Cisco, DFJ Award Seed Money to Husk Power SystemsBarnes & Noble Follows the Leader (Amazon) With $9.95 E-book PricingIndependence DayMarc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz Launch $300 Million Venture FundYokohama Introduces an Orange Oil-Infused Car TireWhy Spotify’s Legal Music Service Could Beat the Revamped Pirate BayHow you can get the Most out of Customer ServiceXeros Washing Machine Cleans With Static and Just a Drop of WaterWhy Employee Retention Matters More Today Than YesterdayOrbitz: Secretly Advertising Gay Rights?New IE8 Ad Campaign Is Sick (and Not in a Good Way)Coupon clippers: care and feeding guideWill the U.S. Use Japanese Bullet Trains for High Speed Rail?Cultural LatencyThe Launch of Further Blurs the Line Between Editorial and AdvertisingGreenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics: Nokia Is Tops, Nintendo FlopsFacebook Wants You! (To Over-Share)Driving Growth Through InnovationSCIWatch Brings Energy Efficiency to Building AutomationPanasonic Uses Simulation Technology to Cut Carbon EmissionsHold Onto the Handrails: Home Design Goes Teeter TotterWhen no news is good newsMore Than Meets the EyeDeveloping Your Online ReputationNEED FOR NEW ORGANIZING PRINCIPLESSole Power Tile Makes Adding Solar EasyStudent Invents Energy Efficient Escalator That Also Transports WheelchairsBenetton Wants to Bring Avant-Garde Architecture to…Tehran?!Starting a Design Studio In a Downturn, Part 2: The First 15 WeeksPhantom Traffic Jams ExplainedOur Kids Aren’t Web-Addicted, Says Study. Are We?Pirate Bay Pulls a Napster: Sells for $8 MillionCase Studies in Sustainability from the Designers Accord: An IntroductionAs AT&T Struggles With 7.2mbps, Europe Rolls Out 21 mbps Mobile BroadbandWhite House Unveils to Track IT SpendingGoogle Brings Texting Services to AfricaChina Delays Rule Requiring Web Filtering Software on PCsRecord-Scratching’s So Last Century. Try a “Beat Slicer” InsteadAnother Plane Hits the Sea, but Aircraft Are Still SafeOver 300,000 Palm Pres Sold, but Is It Enough?I.D. Magazine Picks the Best-Designed Products of 2008A new antibiotic alternativeGreenpeace Ranks Sustainable Seafood in Grocery Stores, Wegmans Tops ListWhy Is Dell Developing A Competitor to the iPod Touch?The Eco Design Blog Series7 Interesting Storytellers to Follow on TwitterStop Yammering and Just Tell Customers Your Story Already!Changing Gears in Any Economy – Three rules executives need to knowWorkers and Activists Clash in Massey Mountaintop Removal ProtestPatagonia’s Underwear: Designed for Exposure [video]The Leader’s Game Plan for Diversity: Step 1Dow Chemical, Algenol Biofuels Using Algae to turn CO2 into EthanolSnuffleupagus Lives!Brooks Designs a Sustainable Running Shoe From the Bottom UpDwell and Marmol Radziner’s Slick Prefab House, but Will It Sell?How Does GPA Stack Up in the Real World?YooStar Turns Greenscreening Into a GameStarting a Design Studio In a Downturn, Part 1: Taking LeapsIntroducing Guest Blogger Jennifer Bove: Kick-Starting a New Firm in Trying TimesThree Ways Sony Could Make the PSP Phone WorkTwitterbursts: It’s Not About The Tools; It’s All About The ToolsWikipedia and ‘The New York Times’ Suppress Facts to Save Kidnapped JournoWhere is the “Who, What, and Why” in Marketing?Apple Agrees to Universal Phone Charger for EU iPhoneThe Great Communicator: Michael JacksonToyota Unveils Wheelchair Propelled by Thoughts AloneFast Networking with MindshareUAE, Country With World’s Largest Carbon Footprint, to Host HQ for International Renewable Energy Agency (Updated)Amazon’s Kindle DX Sells Out (Again)What’s Your Moment of Truth?Inside the Urban Demographic MindsetDean Kamen’s Newest Invention: A Stirling Hybrid ScooterWhy Bernard Madoff is NOT a symbol of our timesArmed (and Networked) to the TeethEqual Isn’t Always FairIs Amazon the New Wal-Mart?Bloomberg Launches NYC Apps ContestCarnivorous LCD Clock Is Powered by BugsBringing the Twittersphere to Your Content with TweetboardLions and Language and Geeks [Oh My]Using CSR to Motivate Gen Y and Boomer EmployeesCone and Branding: It’s All About the Board!Live Life Deliberately: Design A Vision!Reach & Attract Pre-Qualified Prospects with TeleclassesWhen You Want a Great Business, You Want The One Page Business Plan(r)The Top 10 Green Building ProductsCracking the Carbon CodeEvery Drop Counts: A Low-Cost Water Usage MonitorVeggiePatch: A Low-Impact Garden for Urban FarmersBig Winner at Cannes? SWAGCisco Says Telecommuting Saves Money, and the WorldMichael Jackson: King of…Patents?Let’s Be Real: Why Defining Core Values is Crucial to Effective MarketingThe Microgrid Stimulus PackageStudents in Service Great StoriesMy first experience using an accessible touch screen deviceBike-Sharing: Cycling to a City Near YouBiodegradable Spud Raincoat: Plant It in the Ground, Grow TreesSolutions for a Water-Deprived PlanetBehavior Modification Through Product Design: OliRethink Your Green: A Campaign That Goes Beyond Mowing the LawnIs the iPhone 3G S Speeding Citizen Journalism Forward?Solar Powered Cell Phones Can’t Stand the HeatInspiring Ideas, From a Few of Britain’s Best Design StudentsTravel Search Wars: Google Tests City Guides, Bing Travel PlagiarizesIt’s Time to Ditch the Physical KeyboardNot Your Grandpa’s Storage BarnMichael Jackson Invented Pop, Beat the Rap, Crashed GoogleTo Reach Multicultural Youth, Go MobileRumor: Microsoft to Sell Netbook Windows 7 on Thumb DrivesModern Farmhouse Design, Done RightMichael Jackson: King of…Patents?Seven Stories This Week: Weird Science Edition