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Creating Social Innovation Is No Different Than Starting A CompanyGrowing Crops With No Water, The Old-Fashioned WayA Social Network For CowsThis Week In Bots: Scanning The World In 3-D, To Make Life Better For You And Your RobotsLytro Focuses On Love In Ad EffortsSelling Yourself Is More About Potential Than ExperienceWhy Your Boss Is Actually Worth The Big Bucks10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Night Owls, Facebook Voyeurs, And MoreHolographic Reagan Didn’t Endorse Romney, But Here’s What The Company Behind The Tech Is PlanningiPad Mini Rumors Reach Fever Pitch, Devices Show Up In Web LogsIf Monty Python and ‘Miami Vice’ Made a Beer Ad, It Would Be Carlton Draught ‘Beer Chase’Eastwood Makes Twitter’s Day, And A New MemeIn The Political Realm, Typography Is PowerTo Make Your Social Initiative Work, You Have To Disrupt SomethingJonathan Olivares And Charles Pollock On Designing The Perfect ChairHP, Samsung Face Identity Crisis With Tablet-Laptop HybridsClothing That Fights Homelessness Also Fights The One-For-One ModelKate White: How do you manage your inbox?Now, Everyone Can Cook Warhol-Branded Campbell’s Soup In 15 MinutesFrom Herman Miller, A Slender Table That’s A High-Powered WorkstationHow To Cosmos-Proof Your StartupHow To Change Careers Completely–And Write Yourself A Happy EndingAre You A Level 5 Company?Like Skyping With Your Future: Fenopalm Is An Interactive Palm-Reading AppAn Illustrated Infographic Of Every Single Mission To MarsIf you want to see results from social media, make sure you have the right person in charge with the necessary skill and give them the budget and resources to succeed.Apple Faces Minor Patent Loss Against Samsung In JapanCan Animals Be Art? Meet Venice’s Painted PigeonsWhen Grilled Cheese Can Change The WorldVito Lopez Scandal Shows How Little Has Changed With Sexual Harassment At WorkThe 6,224-Foot View Of Social Media5 Thrifty Ways Busy Professionals Can Find Extra Minutes In The DayAmazon Rumored To Be Ditching Google Maps, Like AppleIn The Trenches With Burberry’s Christopher BaileyZaha Hadid and Rem D. Koolhaas On Designing A Shoe For The 21st CenturyCan Ben Silbermann Turn Pinterest Into The World’s Greatest Shopfront?Dana Fiser: How do you encourage collaboration?Peter Swinburn: How do you create a culture of innovation?Sean Kell: How do you change the direction of your business?Cliff Crooks: What advice do you wish you had when you were starting out?Col Needham: What quote, lyric or line from a movie inspires you?The 3 Big Design Dilemmas Facing Apple, Twitter, And GoogleCelebrating A Master Of Surreal Tree Houses And Architectural MagicIf Your Friends Owe You Money, Have Them Donate ItFor Your Next Gift, Send A Catalog You CuratedThe Guardian Asks: Which 6 Songs Would Form The Soundtrack To Your Life?Chris Christie On LeadershipPharma Sleuths Fight To Find Ways To Test Counterfeit DrugsStunning Pictures From A 3-Year Arctic OdysseyWhy You Shouldn’t Follow Your PassionSuccess Is Random, So Court SerendipityConjuring Light From Apples, Vinegar, And Spare Change#Rule40: How Olympic Sponsorship Rules Failed, And What It Means For MarketingFair Trade USA’s CEO On Being A Better Social EntrepreneurA Planter That Turns Indoor Gardening Upside-DownLet’s Shut This Whole Thing Down: The Creative Side Of “Legitimate Rape”Peek Inside AT&T’s New 10,000-Square-Foot Flagship Store In Chicago, Complete With “Vibe Of Exploration”Data: Why YouTube Will Never Look Quite Like TV#GunCrisis: Citizen Journalism For A Violent EpidemicEggs Over Broadway: Subway Cracks Open Mini-MusicalGroupon’s New App Hints At A Change In CourseHow To Manage Thinkers, And Feelers, EffectivelyOur Ridiculously Wasteful Food System, And What To Do About itInfographic: How Rich Is Your Religion?The Walmart Version Of SearchQuick, Write This Down: Notebook Maker Moleskine Goes From Analog To DigitalWould You Infect Yourself With Worms For Better Health?ImproveSF Invites The Crowd Over For A Feast Of Healthy IdeasHow To Prepare For The 4th Era of InnovationAmazon Preps For New Kindle Fire, Says Older Fire Has “Sold Out”Garmin Adds Transit Directions, Google Adds Biking Paths To MapsCatch New Customers With “Moneyball Marketing”Perhaps a key component to perfectionism is an unwillingness to trust others.Turning Flood Waters Into Liquid AssetsShould Microsoft, Apple, And Google Give Users More Cloud Choices?Thank You, I Have Cancer: How Tig Notaro Is Finding the Comedy in Tragedy (Without The Time)To Stream Spotify In Germany, Talk To Deutsche TelekomA Top Nike Designer Rebrands Game Of ThronesTo Help Your Business Succeed, Find Your GuacamoleAmazon’s Android App Store Hits Parts Of EuropeThe $1.3 Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At WorkSifteo’s Next-Gen Cubes Tout Legendary Game Designers And New FunctionalityPaging Dexter! An Office Covered In Plastic SheetingIt Doesn’t Matter What It’s Called, As Long As You’re Doing GoodCondescending Corporate Brand Page Wants to Engage With You, CondescendinglyThe Internet Knows You Better Than You Know YourselfWhy Founding CEOs Should Stop Doing So MuchFinally: A Superclean Bike Light That Attaches With MagnetsWould The U.S. Be Better Off Outsourcing Its Energy Policy To Walmart?More Heartwarming Nexus 7 AdvertisingWhy Is Jeff Bezos Always Talking To Me?Orbeus Trains Machines To Recognize Faces, Emotions, BroccoliA Wilting Dreamscape That You Can Walk InsideFord’s Silicon Valley Lab Wants To Mine Your DataInfographic: A History Of Space ExplorationRestore Your Own “Ecce Homo” With “The Cecilia Prize”A No-Tech Ventilation System That Changes With HumidityA Wristband To Force Doctors To Wash Their Hands, Save LivesThe Robot Greeters, Cardless ATMs, And Touchscreen Transactions Are So Money At This Bank Of The FutureParalympics Athletes Get No Quarter In Inspiring Samsung SpotPoker-Playing Entrepreneur Blitzes Fantasy Football, Offers $1 Million For Your Perfect LineupA Startup Offers Freelancers Tips On Not Getting Screwed OverThe Environmental Impact Of The Back To School PeriodWhenever my perfectionism shows up, I know insecurity is in there, somewhere, gnawing away.Robot Greeters, Cardless ATMs, And Much More At Brazil’s Bank Of The Future3 Projects That Transform Highways Into Urban OasesNeil Young and Shepard Fairey Channel Classic Folk Spirit for Your Ears and EyesEssential Advice On Kickstarter, Written By Two Of Its First StarsFloating Farms Could Provide Cheap, Plentiful ProduceWhy Prescheduled Tweets Are The Most Horrible Thing In The World–Half The TimeAs Twitter API Trouble Looms, Flipboard Announces Video ChannelsGraph Paper Doodles Come To Life In Mesmerizing GIFsA Haunting Look At Detroit, Its Inhabitants, And Its Attempts At Revival37signals Earns Millions Each Year. Its CEO’s Model? His Cleaning LadyHow To Specialize Yourself Right Out Of A JobDave Eggers, McSweeney’s Offer “90 Reasons” To Vote ObamaA Hyper Cool (And Controversial) Rebranding For American AirlinesTomTom Navigates Its Way Onto AndroidHow Algorithms Rule The WorldWeighing The Costs And Benefits Of Outsourcing In The Cutthroat World Of RecruitingA Collection Of Lanterns Made Using An Ancient Japanese CraftWhen Will The Smartphone Really Replace Your Wallet?Everyone Charges Their Car At The Same TimeA 40-Minute Crash Course In Design ThinkingAT&T Opens 10,000 Sq. Ft. Flagship Store In Chicago, Pushes “Vibe Of Exploration”Why Many Startups Are All Pivot, No PassionThe Business Case For MeditationA Cushy Art Exhibition That Tickles All The SensesTerry Crews Makes Muscle Music With Old Spice (And Now It’s Your Turn)Fast Company Is Looking For A Creative Services ManagerBecome A Renewable Energy Magnate, With The Cash In Your Wallet5 Ways To Take Your Brand’s Online Videos From Flop To Fantastic10 Stunning Images From The Hubble Space TelescopeAnimated GIFs That Show Cool Kids Made Of StardustForget Big Data–ReadyForZero Helps Tackle Big Debt Using Little DataSee A Beautifully Simple Tribute To Neil ArmstrongThe 6 Disciplines Behind Consistently Great Customer ExperiencesIKEA Continues Planning Its Empire of Sustainable City DistrictsiTypewriter: Yes, It’s An iPad TypewriterIs Perfectionism Holding You Back?See What Anne Geddes’s Subjects Might Look Like All Grown-upLexmark To Sell Inkjet Tech Division, Cut 1,700 Inkjet Manufacturing JobsWill Apple’s Patent Victory Create A Usability Hell?Feeling Lazy? Get Paid For Running, And Fined When You FailSony Files Patent To Make TV Ads Into Video GamesHow To Keep Company Culture Alive During Growing PainsHow Kevin Systrom Chucked His Check-in App, Launched Instagram, And Landed Serious Facebook Cash10 Urban Projects That Could Change City Landscapes For The BetterInfographic: How To Make Every Coffee Drink You Ever WantedThe Rise Of Visual Social MediaFoxconn International Holding Reports $226 Million LossFaster Internet Everywhere AlwaysNo Articles, Just Playboy’s Best CoversSee The Digital Become Physical In Google’s Web Lab8 Future Farms To Change How We Grow FoodFor Facebook, Frank Gehry Designs A Paradise For 2,800 EngineersWe can always store credit card data as well as home address because they are concrete data and do not change often. But intangible preferences like color, design and desired additional features always evolve. So how do we manage these?Can Designers And Developers Save Health Care?Tom Knight, Godfather Of Synthetic Biology, On How To Learn Something NewMax Greenfield On Being An Axe AuteurEverything Everywhere And MasterCard Hatch Mobile Payments Plan In the U.K.The Richest Design Opportunity That You’ve Never Heard OfBluetooth Gets Physical To Power Fitness DevicesWhy Too Much Focus On Marketing ROI Can Limit GrowthBrain Games Company Lumosity Is Business Up Front, Experiment In The Back EndRules of the Tweet Race: Get More Followers, Get An Audi#The Rules of Social Media: Asking Me To Follow You On Twitter Guarantees I Won’tFast Talk: Acceleration NationWalmart, Target Don’t Have To Reveal Conflict Mineral ConnectionsA Transformable Menagerie Of Adorable FrankenbeastsA Wellness Disaster: Pharmacies Modeled On Fast Food JointsA New Rubric Shows Companies Exactly Why Water Is ImportantAttention, Clean Freaks: Here Is A Keyboard You Can WashWhy Bigger, Faster, Stronger Syndrome Sets You Up To FailBox CEO Aaron Levie On Startup FoundersEcstatic Carnival Costumes, Made By An Architect From Folded PaperIndie Band Brings Stadium-Worthy Visuals To Small ClubsWatch This Stunning Video Of Curiosity Landing On MarsDream Music Pt. II Is Part Stop-Motion, Part Time-lapse, Part Fever Dream, And All AmazingIn Apple V. Samsung, A Win For Apple And Its MarketersApple’s Big Verdict: Bad For Usability, But It Won’t Stop True InnovationSuper PAC App Uses Audio Fingerprinting To Cut Through Election-Ad SpinFrance’s Stodgiest Car Reimagined For Facebook AddictsReddit Is Getting A Dwolla and Stripe-Powered Fundraising ButtonNeil Armstrong, 1930-2012In Customer Relationships, Context Is King56 Pages Of Brutal Beauty From Moebius And A Legendary FilmmakerHow To Spread 1,000 Random Acts Of CulturePaid-For Social Net Gets Its First Mobile AppMilwaukee PD Ups The Ante On The Government WebsiteA Street Art Memorial To The Little-Known “Italian Chernobyl”On Facebook VoyeurismAardman and Nike Dangle Some Soccer-Playing MarionettesOn The Road, Depicted As One Big, Winding InfographicIn Defense Of SittingiPhone NFC Rumors Get A BoostAdventures In The Exciting, Exhausting, Lucrative, Beat-Blasted World of DJ ManagingHobbs, New Mexico, Home Of A Failed $1 Billion Ghost Town, Conducts Another Grand ExperimentElectrolux Takes Pop-up Dining To New HeightsThese New Transgenic Goats Are Filled With Human Breast MilkA Play-By-Play Of The Apple-Samsung TrialUsing Pantone Colors To Classify Our Myriad Skin TonesYou’re only as good as your last client interaction.What Successful Night Owls Get Done Before BedThe Dawn Of Social Innovation 3.0Can Artists.MTV Put Money Back Into Musicians’ Pockets?What Would A City Run By Women Look Like?Samsung Reveals Newest iPod Touch RivalSpooky Machine-Made Paintings, Drawn From Surveillance Videos10 Underrated Hotbeds Of American InnovationWith Apple V. Samsung Verdict, Innovation WinsStartup U.S. Vs. Startup India: Women Entrepreneurs’ PerspectivesTobacco Warriors Set Their Sights On The Grocery StoreGoogle Takes The Nexus 7 Tablet To Some Of Europe