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Manuscript vs. Machine: Quotes on cover letters from TheLaddersHave You BAM’ed Your Company?Chicken or Egg – – Health Care or Climate Change?Kid Picks: Toys to Make You Wish You Were A Kid AgainTech Trend: CollaborationTech Trend: Cloud ComputingThe Gene Bubble: Curing Cancer, One Misleading Article at a TimeNASA’s AIRS Returns From Space With Valuable CO2 MeasurementsThird Magazine Publisher Introduces Hand-Wavy Tablet PC FormatUndead Tech: The Smartphone ProjectorInfographic of the Day: The NFL All-Criminal 1st TeamHard-Up Miami Herald Virtually Begs for Charity MicropaymentsIBM’s 5 in 5: Smart Grids, Living Buildings, and Smart WateriPhone Gaming Grows Up With EA’s Big Franchise GamesArchitects Turn a Public Square Into a Giant TV Room (Almost)YouTube Becoming a Social Net, Google Becoming Humble?Zaha Hadid Turns From Potato Chips to AC Vents for InspirationWith New CEO at Design Within Reach, Is Redemption Within Reach?Japan Turns the Toxic E-Waste Problem Into a JackpotIs the Nook Officially a Tablet?Live From Copenhagen: Comedian Eugene Mirman Takes on DONG EnergyMeet the Winner of Our Sonos Sweepstakes, and Find Out About the Next ChallengeeGrandPrix Launches Electric Vehicle RaceiRobot Founder Brings High-Tech to Bridge InspectionThe 8 Biggest Kitchen Innovations of the Last DecadeHere Comes Sani-Claus: Tech Gifts for GermaphobesWhat Job Candidates Can Learn From Tiger WoodsThe Indispensible ReferenceField Notes – November 2009City Center Las Vegas: Too Big NOT to Fail?Real-Time Consumer Tech TrendInspire Innovation in your CompanyTurning Google Street View Into ArtSilver, Ice, and Bouncy Superheroes: Las Vegas’ CityCenter by the NumbersMaya Lin Unveils “Unchopping a Tree” in CopenhagenE.U.’s Microsoft Browser Antitrust Case Is HistoryInfographic of the Day: Charts You Can Eat (and Taste Sweet)What’s the Best-designed Web Site of 2009?A Sports Arena Grows in BrooklynThe FTC Sues Intel for “Running Roughshod Over the Principles of Fair Play” [UPDATE: Intel Responds]Five Designers Get $50k in Mini-MacArthur Grants for ArtistsGuts of Google’s Nexus One Smartphone Spill, Blade Runner Estate Takes NoteM.I.T. Ushers in Biking 2.0 With Copenhagen WheelRoy E. Disney, 1930-2009Wondering What Will Terrorists Do Next? There’s an App for ThatIs Monsanto About to Step Into an Antitrust Suit?‘Square’ iPhone Credit-Card Reader Facing Patent TroubleHomeslice: 584k Building Permits Issued in November, Best Month in a YearHow Do You Feed 5,000 People for Free?Study Attempts to Deflate Overblown Wind Turbine Syndrome ClaimsTwitter’s and YouTube’s Trends of 2009 Couldn’t Differ MoreCityCenter’s Architect “Dream Team” Builds the Next VegasGood Work! FBI Cracks Down on One of Last Spring’s ‘Wolverine’ UploadersEngaging youth is about creating a movementNet Neutrality – Where We StandThe Governors are ComingNew Survey Has World Business Leaders Questioning, “Who Are We?”MIT’s Breakthrough, Super-thin 3-D Gestural Display Captured on VideoHappy Crazy Holiday Package Mailing Day!A Hand-Crafted, One-of-a-Kind Gift List for Design ObsessivesTech Trend: Digital IdentityTech Trend: Smarter ComputingPo-Po Chic: L.A.’s Arresting New Police StationsGREEN SERVICES REQUIRE A CHANGE OF BEHAVIORSThe Problem Is Not Packaging Design, It’s Systems DesignInfographic of the Day: Ditch the Resume; Make a Chart InsteadThree Ways to Keep Yourself Private on the New Facebook [UPDATE]Are Your Interns Saving the World? IBM’s AreRentech Offering Up Jet Fuel Made From Coal WasteFwix Adds Video to Hyperlocal, Bringing Exposure-–and Revenue–-to VloggersAshton Kutcher’s Live Webvids: Genius New Format or Celeb Desperation?Getting a Second Date With a Venture CapitalistThree End of the Year Tips for EntrepreneursShantou University Using Open Source and Apple Technologies to Team with WestI.D. Magazine, a Design Icon, Folds After 55 Years in PrintFind Opportunity in a CrisisBi-curious? Going Mac for the HolidaysCisco, NASA Reveal Planetary Skin InstituteHow Playing Jazz Influences My ConsultingHow to Work with More Meaning…and Get PaidHow Green Is Wal-Mart’s Drive-Through Window?Microsoft Plagiarizing? Microblogger Plurk Calls Rip-OffSmart, Wireless Parking: A Trojan Horse for Making Better CitiesVideo: When Things Get Tough, Loosen UpGood-Bye 2009: Reflecting on Meaningful Values & GoalsPlace Your Bets on When the Polar Bear Population DisappearsScores of Teens Get Sexts, but Who’s Sending?Hasta La Vista Baby!145-Foot Inflatable Dome to Rise in Nation’s Hot Air Capital, D.C.Ask Dan Heath: How Do I Turn ‘Too Picky’ Into ‘Pick Me’?Tips for Holiday Stress ReliefVC Predictions for Cell Phones in 2010: Virtual Revenues and App Store WarsStep Aside, Britney! Today I Will Smell Like Edmond RoudnitskaClimate Change and Security: the Missing Marketing Link?Your 2010 CSR New Year’s ResolutionOfficial Rules: Solve These Typographic Riddles!Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-11-09Solve These Typographic Riddles to Win a Nook!How to Separate the Gems from All the Other Pretty RocksJust Add Viagra: Eight Designs for Sexy TimeEBooks to Save Industry. But Whose?Obama and Innovation – What You SaidTop 5 Tools for Developing Your Twitter Profile2010 Consumer Tech TrendsArchitecture and Design’s New Hot Spots: Hong Kong and ShenzhenClimate Power Brokers and Influencers: 10 People Who Count at CopenhagenWhy Is the World Bank Subsidizing Dirty Coal Power?The Train Depot-Theater and Three Other Ideas for Miami TransitInfographic of the Day: The Many Species of GeekCOP15 in Pictures: Scenes From the Climate SummitPlug-in Prius to Go Mass Market in 2011Novomer, Kodak Team Up to Turn CO2 into PlasticWhat a Bikesharing Program Should Look LikeMeals on Wheels Online: New Site Tracks Food Trucks NationwideThe Googlephone’s Biggest Limitation: Price?Smart Wheelchair Uses Lasers to Navigate, Stave Off EnemiesCheddar for Tweets: @HuffingtonPost’s Twitter-Based Revenue SchemeReasons to Be Charitable in a Tough Season of GivingNeed An Agent? Here’s How to Find OneZaha Hadid’s Award-Winning Snack-itecture Inspired by Doodles, Chips, FunyunsTop 10 Gadgets this ChristmasCopenhagen Breakdown: Climate REDI Offers $350M Green Tech Boost to Developing NationsWill TwitVid’s Real Time Search Inject Life Into Twitter Video?Crunchy Zoo Aviary Looks Like a Geodesic HackysackToday’s Vision of Tomorrow: iPhones Accepting Credit CardsConvergenceB2B PR: Curating your way to a brand new dayThe rise of the ultimate listsSome News from the Latest Employment ProjectionsCOP15 in Pictures: Scenes From the Climate SummitCareer Change Advice: Be a Subject Matter ExpertFrom the Writer’s Perspective: A Story Needs a VoiceNo More Unnecessary Forklift UpgradesGirls (and Boys) Gone Wild in CopenhagenFast Company | Best of ListsThere’s a Starbuck’s on the Corner, There’s a Starbuck’s on the CornerDid MySpace Botch Handling of Imeem Acquisition?Brand Advertising Review: TOMS ShoesObama Burned in Effigy by Chinese Artist … in a Good WaySkate and Destroy? Tony Hawk-Backed Park Near L.A.’s Watts Towers Raises IreFriday Fun: It’s 1978. Here’s Your YouTube User Manual.Eyecandy of the Day: Even Fashionistas Love Augmented Reality!Design Crime: Electrolux Musical Vacuum CleanerLick Me: The Charles Bukowski Commemorative StampImprov Comedy, Live From the Copenhagen Climate SummitWhat’s the Big Deal About BYD?User Backlash Forces Facebook Privacy Tweaks, AgainToday’s Vision of Tomorrow: Web 3.0 in 3-DMicrosoft Defeats Sony in November’s Gaming WarfareE&P, Newspaper Chronicler, Feels Failing Print Ind., Folds after 125 YearsInfographic of the Day: Is Bottled Water Really That Bad? YesApple Countersues Nokia, Claims 13 Patent InfringementsCommitting a Party Foul: Sweating Over Your Holiday Celebration PlansAbject Object Recycles Shoes and Puts Women Back on Their FeetWhat Your Employees Really Want for ChristmasSearch Engine Wars: Google, Yahoo Fight Over Twitter–Google WinsSigns Your Business Might Need a Radical RedesignFirst Flight Frenzy: Boeing and Airbus Aircraft Slip the Surly Bonds…Don’t Walk on Eggshells During the Holidays, Spread the Culture of CommunityLowe’s Now Your Home for Screws, Spackle … and Solar PanelsFDA Doesn’t Know How to Contact Most Food Manufacturers During an E. Coli Outbreak19 Often Overlooked Questions to Propel Employee ConversationsExtreme Upcycling: Turning Plastic Bags Into Carbon NanotubesThe Fashion Industry Is Controlled by Mindless Robots, Gilt Groupe Proves ItThe Mobile Phone as Gateway DrugArchitecture Bloopers, Cutting-Edge Kicks, and 12 Other Mind-Bending Stories This Week on FastCompany.com