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Twitter is Profitable to EveryoneGoogle Heats Up Smartphone CompetitionWhy Can’t Poetry Be an Organizing Tool? Why Cant’ the Arts Play a Big Role in Politics?Whither FAA’s “NextGen” Solution?With Analytics in Your Rear View, You’ll Never See Your FutureDon’t Hate the Mainstream Media, Hate the GameJim Koch: What is the Business Case for Generosity?5 Simple Steps to Transform Any Talking Head into an Irresistible StoryWhy is mass customization so important?Google Has Explaining to do about Marketing Leads and the Need for Focus in AdsNonprofits, Feed Your Boards!The Math Behind Analog Video ResolutionCopenhagen Coal in the Stocking?How Much Bandwidth Do We Need?The Next Generation of’s Top Slideshows of 2009This Holiday, Help Fight the Dangers of Wrap RageForget E-Books: The Future of the Book Is Far More InterestingThese Adidas Star Wars Kicks Are Kinda GeniusHow the OLPC Version 3 Predicts the Future of PCsWomen Will Be Greener Than Men in 2010Undead Tech: The Hooked-Up Luxury CarOnline TV Wars: The Hulu Music vs Comcast On Demand EditionNexus One Spills Its Guts: It’s Fast, but Only if You Have an Invitation?Infographic of the Day: Create Your Very Own Webtrends MapWhy Does Facebook Want to Suck the Fun Out of Unfriending?Google Nexus One Hands OnInevitable: Augmented Reality First-Person Shooting Game Hits the iPhoneThe Graphic Designer Who Revolutionized the Way We Market MusicPre-2010 Apple Rumor Round-UpThe Next Big Step in Running Shoes?Undead Tech: Space TourismTSA’s New Flight Restrictions: Welcome to the 20th CenturyMore Apple Tablet Rumors: Names, Sizes, SpeculationHow Stuart Karten and Starkey Re-Invented the Hearing AidGoogle’s Chrome Netbook Specs Leak: An iSlate Competitor?Guilty by Association: The Colors of Christmas (and Other Holidays)Social Capitalists Find The Right BalanceWhos Hiring – Top employers week of 12-21-09Toy Story: Designers Turn the Stuff of Childhood Into Swanky DesignAcquiring, connecting with, nurturing, and growing a customer base through technologyOfficial Rules: Name That Logo!The Brightest Green Projects of 2009A possible New Year resolution: If you can rock it, go for it!Thanks for the $20 million, but…Personifying Your AudienceGadget Flops of the Decade: 10 Devices That Didn’t Survive the AughtiesHow Gen Y Can Leverage Social CapitalB2B PR: Predictions from the Dr. Freud of B2BWHY ARE SMART WORKING AND INNOVATIONS GOOD PARTNERS?Infographic of the Day: World-Changing Charts From the Victorian EraWhen a Picture’s Really Worth a Thousand Words: The Client Pitch MeetingPollution Dress Lights Up in Response to CO2–and It’s Pretty, Too!DesigNYC Matches Designers With Non-Profits in NeedNYC High Line Designers Turn Their Eyes to Downtown ClevelandGuest Post: Your Holiday Giving Strategy: Is it Decoration or Dedication?Richard Saul Wurman Is Going to Brand the Carbon Conversation–With a Nissan LogoFrom the Big Screen to the Ballpark to the Board’s Year in Music: New York, London, and the WorldGet Yourself a Bigger StoryWant to Win at Business? Be a Human Being.“Pixels” That Are Soft to the Touch“Brain Dump”: How to Recognize When Cliches Leave You “Off the Reservation”Facebook Joins the 2009 Web Trend PartyPsst! Wanna Cheap iPhone? Try France, MonsieurA Graceful Moment in DefeatToday’s Vision of Tomorrow: Cable TV’s Apple-ocalypse, BBC’s Set-Top BoxAuditing Vegas’ CityCenter-ed RevivalThe Power of PartnersTypographic Riddle Winner and Next Week’s Prize: Canon EOS 7D!Ask Dan Heath: Patience Is THE VirtueUndead Tech: The Computerized CarFive Rules You Should Know about Being a Creative Business ProfessionalYou Could Hire This Robot Teacher for $77,000Picture This: A Digital Camera That Teaches Kids About Engineering and TechnologyThe Real Challenge In Our Financial System Today: Who is the End and Who is the Means?The (Home) Office Drinking Game: Comes With Free Hangover!10 Marketing Predictions for 2010Microsoft’s Lost Court Case: Change “Word” or Stop Selling It [Updated]Name That LogoWhos Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-18-09A New Player in the Apps Game — Can Alcatel-Lucent Bring Its Vision to Reality?A New Player in the Apps Game — Can Alcatel-Lucent Bring Its Vision to Reality?Using Newsletters to Drive BusinessInspiration or Rip-Off? From “I Heart NY” Tees to Amex Smiley Face AdsWET in Vegas: CityCenter’s Kool-Aid-Colored Fountain, Giant Popsicles, and More [VIDEO]Street-Artist Banksy Takes on Global WarmingMicrosoft Bing: The Worst-Designed Logo of 2009?Spoiled U.K. Tots Visiting Santa in Lapland Can Now Fly “Green Routes”Heatherwick Turns Biomass Into a Thing of BeautyWill Pop-Up Shops Soon Be a Thing of the Past?A Eulogy for I.D. MagazineAn Appropriate Bridge Over Los Angeles’ Troubled WatersInfographic of the Day: Is College Really Worth It?The Animated GIF: Not Just for LOL’s AnymoreMessage from the AmazonThe Best Design and Architecture Books of 2009Five Things Non-Profits Can Do to Promote Themselves OnlineGreat Customer Service: How Does Witopia Do It?Anita Borg Institute Year In Review by Telle Whitney, CEO3 Things Your Next Employer Will Search For On Your ResumeThe Best Business Books of 2009National Regifting DayUsing Your Celebrity to Become FamousTake the Social Media Quiz: Test your Social Media IQTumblr Offers New Features for an Early HolidayInfographic of the Day: Tweeting Political Pundits, Made BeautifulAvatarFor Truly Green Furniture, Make All the Parts Recyclable–and ReplaceableFrench Court Finds Google Books Guilty of Copyright ViolationRight on Cue, Tablet PCs ArriveNew DWR CEO: “Mean, Dictatorial” Predecessors Left Team “Hand-Shy, Like a Dog That’s Been Hit” [Exclusive]Beige Rage: Gap Sale Tool Justifies Crazy Khaki CravingsFive Ways to Put the I in I.T.Building a Great NetworkUndead Tech: The Smart PrinterConsumers Plan to Spend a Little More on Christmas Cheer This YeariPhone Sews Up Nearly Half of Japan’s Smartphone MarketNew Year’s Resolution – Cleaning the SlateVideo Tour of Las Vegas CityCenter: Part IIHow Companies Use Straw Men to Spam You on LinkedInCorporate America’s Lame Tea Party: No Taxation, No InnovationIs Google Buying Yelp? That Might Be a Mistake [UPDATE: Deal’s off?]Getting Your Salespeople Out of the Way of SalesVideo Tour of Las Vegas CityCenter: Part IIntel Gets Sued, City Center Opens, I.D. Closes, and Many More Stories This Week on FastCompany.comUse the End-of-Year to Create Your New Year StrategySony and Ohai Bring Social Gaming MMOs to the MassesWhat Killed I.D. Magazine?Is Twitter Suddenly Profitable?5 Ways to Choose Your Holiday CharityBelieving Las Vegas: Is Jim Murren’s Cultural Vision for CityCenter Just Another Mirage?Web TV Wars: Hulu Gains Caption SearchHappy Holidays! And One More Thing, Your Position Has Been EliminatedFinally, New York State Senators Deal With BPA-HolesBurj Dubai: Skyscraper and Storm Destroyer?Growth? Part 1Six Solutions for Saving Water and Saving Lives$100,000 to the Naked Chef: Jamie Oliver Named Sole TED Prize WinnerIntel’s New Atoms: For Tablets Not NetbooksThe Gift of Giving: Top Holiday Cause Marketing CampaignsUndead Tech: E-Ink and Readers10th Anniversary of Chinese Sovereignty in Macau