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When the Media Gets MediatedBright Ideas: 8 Great Solar GadgetsUploading Kodak Zi8 Videos to FlickrTeaming up for Greatness5 High-Tech Operas That Radically Transform the StageWhat Do Glenn Beck and American Idol Have In Common?How Apple’s iPhone and Wii’s Mii Make Non-Techies Tech Geeks80th Anniversary of the 1929 Stock Market CrashA Camper for Even the Fussiest Design DweebHack My Ride: Ford Opens Up Sync Software Development Kit for In-Car AppsWhat’s the Phrase that Pays? Amazon’s New PayPhrase Interface, ApparentlyH1N1 iPhone Apps Reach Fever Pitch, Prices Are Nothing to Sneeze AtInfographic of the Day: This Is Your Brain on DesignNintendo Super-Sizes the DSiEsquire’s Six-Figure Augmented Reality Issue Turns Old Media New, Kind OfThinking Our Way Toward the Future, Faster350Open Graph: Now Every Web Page Can Get Some Facebook LoveAfraid of Accidentally Ordering Lamb Testes? There’s an App for ThatWill Ericsson’s Minimalist PC Concept Evoke Envy in Apple’s Jon Ive?MIT, Volkswagen’s In-Car Personal Robot Thinks You’re Driving Like a ManiacGoogle’s Turn-by-Turn Nav Sends Garmin, TomTom Stocks PlummetingFacebook’s Dashboard Revamp Spotlights Games and Other AppsInside PopTech’s Solar-Powered Bag FLAP: Shining a Light Here at HomeGoogle Voice Slapfight: AT&T, Sex Chats, and Some Hot FCC ActionWSI, EnvaPower Bring Wind Energy Forecasting to the GridArtist Matthias Manner Turns IT Junk Into IT MonstersIt’s 2009: Where Is My Online Cereal Builder?Laptops for Kids and Shared Village-wide Cell Phones can Fight Systemic Deep PovertyGreat Opportunities in a Shrinking Industry SectorWhat’s More Important Than Exceptional Work? Integrity.American Idol and Dooce Give Power to the PeopleHow Many Slides Should I Put in a Presentation?10 Things Corporations Can Learn from Pro WrestlingToyota Creates Its Own Flower Species to Gobble Harmful GasesBeyond Grunge: Dutch Designer Wins €10,000 for a Font Grown From E-ColiGreen Confidence Index Keeps Track of Attitudes About Environmental ResponsibilityShould We Build Floating Cities to Adapt to Climate Change?HashCeratops Makes Twitter’s Search Relevant for Local BizNASA Declares Successful Ares Launch ‘Friggin’ Fantastic!’Introducing Guest Blogger Tucker Viemeister: Industrial Design Is in His BloodSunCore Charger Uses Any Kind of Light to Juice Up ElectronicsThe Role of a Designer? Encourage More People to Become DesignersReturn of La Buena Vida: Conran Poised for Cuban InvasionNBC Plans to Pump Up Olympics Audio for Sled-HeadsThe Booth Babe Tactic Goes SolarSolar-Powered Tokai Challenger Wins 1,864-Mile Global Green ChallengeDroid: Almost Not Worth Writing AboutCNN’s Model For Success (and what we should learn from it)Not Just for POTUS: The Defense Department Wants Some Open Source TooInfographic of the Day: Ask Ken, a Visual Browser for WikipediaOpenTable for Docs Expands to D.C., Other CitiesStarwood Hotels are Heavenly for Guests and EmployeesNav App Makers Beware: Google Maps Navigation Is RealField Research Can Be Rough, but It’s the Only Way to Design for the Developing WorldGet Started Tips to Navigate Post-Recession, Pre-Recovery Flexible DownsizingFrom Overwrought to Overly Simple: Is Green Design Anti-Style?Cheap, Artificial Glaciers Could Help Save Disappearing Ice SheetsHow the IT Sector Can Become a Legitimate Climate Solutions ProviderGoogle’s PowerMeter Using AlertMe in the U.K. to Let Consumers Monitor Energy UseIf You Hear These, RUN, DON’T WALK!Layar Gets Fresh Funding, Promises Multiple RealitiesApple’s Tablet Apps Will Live and Die by One Nerdy ThingWhy We Beat Our Heads on WallsSmart Grid America ForumMasters of Design 2009 EventThe Power of SimplicityAs the Economy ImprovesMeet the World’s First 4-Door Sports Car$3.4 Billion Smart Grid Upgrade is the Biggest Clean-Energy Piece of Obama’s StimulusCoca-Cola and Nintendo Re-Invent Brand ImageWHAT KIND OF INNOVATOR ARE YOU?Enterprise Community Partners Bringing Energy-Efficent Homes to the Masses With $4 Billion Project2009: The Year Mobile Web Use Exploded4 Ways to Turn Parking Lots Into Centers of Sustainability‘Family Guy’s MacFarlane Not PC Enough for Microsoft, Windows 7 Deal PulledBest of TreeHugger: 2010’s Most Efficient Cars, Great Condom Ads Banned in the US, and Vertical Biofarm Gas StationsR. Crumb Illustrates the Book of GenesisFountain of Youth: Cooper-Hewitt’s 2009 Awards Gala in PicturesHow to Design the Internet Experience Without Becoming the Advertisers’ BitchShould Nav and Map App Makers Fear Google?Dictators, generals, and gurusPhilips DirectLife Review: A Tamagotchi for Calorie CountersGoogle Wave to Get App Store: What the Heck?Boston Dynamics Robots Tiptoe Toward TerminatorBaltimore, Houston, San Diego Among Winners in Obama’s $3.4B Smart Grid SpreeCell Phones to the Rescue, for Iraqi RefugeesFisker Buys Old GM Plant to Make ‘Project Nina,’ a $40K EV for FamiliesWhy Online Branded Entertainment Should Study Soap OperasMSN May Get MySpace Music Service to Rival Google’sPortland Art Museum Tells the Story of China’s Newest Dynasty: DesignBarnes & Nobel: Yes, Nook Will Go Into All StoresThe iPhone’s Cool, but Android 2.0’s Convenience May Blow It AwayBeyond the Kindle: Color, Video E-Paper Devices Are Just Around the CornerInfographic of the Day: How Renewables Could Power Us, by 2020Report From Power To Innovate 2009Paterson’s Bold Carbon GambleR. Crumb Illustrates the Book of GenesisHow to Get Noticed in a Web 2.0 WorldWhy You Should Prioritize Your People Above the ProductThe Cooper-Hewitt’s National Design AwardsDesign Away Crime: Medellín’s Doing It With Public WorksTop 5: Networking Tips2009 Pop Culture TrendsThe Smart Grid OpportunityDesign With Teeth (and Also Cavities, Fillings, and Drills)Taste the Rainbow: Cigarette Makers’ Colorful Answer to FDA Packaging RegsD-Build Documents the History Behind Reclaimed Home MaterialsTalent Management Summit: Retention Has Replaced RecruitmentInfographic of the Day: Who, Exactly, Supports a Public Option?The Evolution of Marketing AgenciesDon’t throw in the towel this Holiday Season!Douwe Egberts’ BeMoved Vending Machine Will Make You Jump for Joy … for CoffeeThe Change Leadership TeamFree Billboard Ad To Build a BrandWhy Vaccine Makers Can’t Keep Up with the H1N1 VirusA Plea to All Creatives: Stop Going to WorkHow to Build A Better Nonprofit Board: It’s About the Board ChairApple Tries to Patent Ad-Supported, Subsidized Mac OSRobot Bricklayer Descends on New YorkDid The New York Times’ Bill Keller Confirm the Apple Tablet?Yuppie 911 and Business ExecutionIraq’s Official New History Provides Insight On Crafting Company NarrativesNASA Rides the Moon-Bomb Wave and Releases an iPhone AppBilly Bragg’s Copyright Reform Push Gains New Web Site‘Top Chef: Just Desserts’: Can Cable Stand Another Cupcake Show?Under First Open-Source Prez Obama, White House Adopts Drupal, but at What Cost?DOE Gives $151 Million Boost to Early-Stage Green TechNew Autonomous Audi Can Get Reckless Driving Tickets Without YouLeaders, There Really Are Some Stupid Questions!New-Tech E-Books Boosting Old-Book System: LibrariesParenting-App Developers Hot in Pursuit of Exploding “iPhone Moms” MarketThe Freakonomics of SuperFreakonomicsMost People Use the Web to Talk to People NearbyCurrencies, Carbons and the CFTCDeath of the Book ReviewBritish Airways Travel Promotion: A Leadership Failure?Uniloc’s EdgeID Imagine a World Without PasswordsBecoming a Cause for CelebrationMasters of Design – What’s Your Morning Routine?The State of Women: Progress is Relative by Caroline Simard, Vice President of Research and Executive ProgramsMobile Lounges and Development MethodologyMasters of Design 2009 Party PicsDesign With Teeth (and Also Cavities, Fillings, and Drills)Volkswagen Launches New GTI Media Campaign With Nothing But An iPhone AppMicrosoft Opens Its First StoreGoogle and Bing Face Off with Real-Time Facebook and Twitter Social SearchA Tale of Two PitchesEarly-Stage Startups Alive and Kicking in Q3, Venture Funding ShowsMozilla’s Raindrop: Chasing Google’s Wave, or Damping Digital Noise?The Cell-Phone SymphonyGE Demos the Vscan, a Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Device, at its Healthymagination ShowcaseShould businesses and human resources departments create social media policies for employees? If so, how?How Sustainable Is Southwest’s “Green Plane”?Nikolai Aldunin, the “Master of Miniatures”Amazon’s Working on Kindle Reader Software for Mac, TooDesigners, Take a Look at Evidence-Based Design for Health CareWill Hulu Get a Pay Wall in 2010?Nokia Says You May Not Need Nerd Glasses After AllMicrosoft Quarterly Revenues, Profits Take a HitTake Note, Amazon: Model the Kindle 3 After the Entourage EdgeWhy Don’t More Americans Believe Climate Change Is Real?Terracycle Upcycles Frito-Lay Bags Into SpeakersToshiba Releases Methanol-Powered Fuel Cell Gadget ChargerInfographic of the Day: It’s a Small World, AfterallWeb’s Inventor Finally Gets Twitter, but Can’t Beat Al Gore’s Three-Screen Mega-PCOceanWorks International: San Diego’s Offshore Airport?6 International Day of Climate Action Events to WatchBooksellers Say Wal-Mart/Amazon Price War Is AnticompetitiveUndead Tech: Apple’s TV MacintoshWorld Medical Tourism and Global Health Congress