Site Map > 2016 > September 23rd 2016 - September 30th 2016People are already lining up to go to Mars, and SpaceX thinks that’s “so awesome”“Empire” just launched its own fragranceThe cable TV industry isn’t exciting enough for a trade show anymoreSheryl Sandberg On The Future Of Advertising: Mobile, Mobile, MobileWhere are all the SpaceX naysayers?How to hold an anti-Airbnb parade—New Orleans style!Emergency alerts just became better—but there’s still work to be doneErrol Morris’s Secret Weapon for Unsettling Interviews: The InterrotronAfternoon roundup: Costco to pay for selling fake Tiffany rings, Philippines president likens himself to HitlerGlaxoSmithKline to pay $20 million fine over bribing of foreign officialsCalifornia approves testing of driverless cars—this time, no driver requiredYour Creative Calendar: 99 Things To Do, See, And Hear In OctoberFemale Execs To Contrite VC: Thanks But The Damage (Continues To Be) DoneNewsweek suffers “massive” cyberattack after publishing investigative report about Donald TrumpThis week in fintechGoogle’s Latest VR Experiment Should Be Standard UXA Board Game Designed To Help Autistic Adults Make FriendsNutanix IPO offers glimmer of hope amid droughtMaker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty’s New Book Is A Guide To Remaking The WorldThe horrifying story behind the battery that powers your smartphoneThis Fake Ad Satirizes The Media’s Coddling Of Sexual PredatorsThis Sleek Zurich Office Building Has Public Parking For 1,000 BikesThe man leading Hillary Clinton’s get-out-the-vote effort is a Silicon Valley CEOMaking Morally Ambiguous Decisions Is Easier In A Foreign LanguageArchitects’ Long, Love/Hate Relationship With The MallYahoo hack not directly “state-sponsored,” says security firmDocumenting The Last Vestiges Of Yesterday’s Telephone TechnologyA Bike Company’s Clever Hack Reduces Shipping Damage: Labeling It As A TVA$AP Rocky Is Now Creative Director For MTV LabsVolvo’s Silent Electric Bus Will Now Detect Pedestrians And Honk At ThemMorning intel: Microsoft zeroes in on AI, FCC expands scope of emergency alertsPower To The Peeps! Factory Workers For Candymaker Go On StrikeSquarespace Plays David Lynch, Ikea Gets Adorable: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekIn China, ride-sharing wars spill over into bicyclesAfter 12 years of chasing it, Rosetta crash-lands on a cometIs The iPhone 7 Plus Apple’s First Step To Augmented Reality? Not Likely.This Smart Radio Highlights The Key UX Challenge For Artificial IntelligenceBehind The Ad: How Vans Used Stop-Motion To Celebrate 50 Years In Youth CultureThe Most Innovative Student Design Of 2016HBO’s Westworld Creators Talk AI, Sentience, And SurveillanceHunt A Killer: Taking The Murder Mystery Party To The Next LevelMore trouble on the horizon in Europe for WhatsApp in the wake of its flip-flop on sharing dataReport: The next iPhones could feature OLED screensThe Ultimate Wearable: A Second Skin That Feels What You Can’tRefugee Architecture Gets Its First Major Museum ShowStunning Visualizations Track America’s Remorseless Obesity SurgeTo protect endangered species, rangers are applying the technology used in online pokerBlue Origin will test its “crew escape” system during its rocket launch next weekWhat You Need To Know About The Giant Inmate Strike Happening Now In U.S. PrisonsCoursera Brings Everything You Need To Code Into Its Virtual ClassroomsThe World’s Youngest Rainforest Is Growing In DubaiThis Chef’s Ambitious Menu Is A Model For Creative ReinventionGot 15 Spare Minutes? Here’s How To Make It CountHow Racial Profiling On The App Nextdoor Caused CEO To Revamp The CompanyTake These Three Steps At The First Sign That Layoffs Are ComingFrom Reading Habits To The Power Of To-Do Lists: September’s Top Leadership Stories3 Ways I Had To Adapt My Management Style For An Open OfficeFive Ways To Revamp Your Pathetic Follow-Up EmailsMarc Andreessen says he feels “50 pounds lighter” since quitting Twitter last weekEvening intel: Robot babysitters, AOL does something right, a mansplainer apologizesComcast is pretty stoked that the FCC’s cable-box plan fell throughIf you vote for Jill Stein, prepare to incur the wrath of these “Star Trek” actorsVC makes naive error, pays deeply in shame and tearsThis scathing exposé reveals how Asos treats its warehouse staffHow Teaching An Art Class for Homeless Addicts Can Change LivesSoon, our kids will have robot babysittersHow Group Of YouTubers Pulled Off The Greatest Long Con Troll Job of All TimeBeautycon CEO On Being An Iranian Woman In The WorkplaceThis French Ikea Commercial Will Give All Parents The FeelsFacebook wants to boost your marketing career for the low, low price of your soulIn the race to automated cars, do not ignore the automated pizzaDeloitte has a team of 5,000 promoting use of Apple gear in enterprise clientsFueling a Strong PartnershipHow IBM’s Bluemix Garages Woo Enterprises And Startups To The Big Blue CloudWhy did it take so darn long for Congress to provide funds to fight Zika?Why airplane internet is so slow and what one company plans to do about itApple’s New TV Ad Artfully Pushes New Messaging Features In iOSHere’s Why Your Cable Box Just Won Its Latest Bout With The FCCThanks To Radiohead And Bon Iver, Apparently Vinyl Record Unboxing Videos Are A ThingGoodbye, Google Apps—hello, G SuiteApple’s new “Red Balloon” TV ad artfully pushes new messaging features in iOS 10AOL’s new card-based email app, Alto, is actually pretty coolBehind The Ad: How Vans Used Stop-Motion To Celebrate 50 Years In Youth CultureAfternoon roundup: IBM snaps up financial consulting firm, 1 dead in NJ Transit crashWhy is IBM buying a financial consulting firm?Infrared Photographs Reveal The Secret Worlds Our Eyes Can’t SeeThe Untold Story Of Facebook LiveThis Company Spots The Big Overcharges Lurking In Your Medical BillsTrump’s transition team will meet with tech industry groups next week in WashingtonIs it legal to take a selfie in the voting booth in your state?When Paris Closed A Major Road To Cars, Half Its Traffic Just DisappearedWill Self-Driving Cars Make Us More Productive? Probably NotAn Algorithm Gives This 3D-Printed Table Countless PermutationsAOL’s Innovative Card-Based Email Service, Alto, Comes To iOS And AndroidNJ Transit train crash in Hoboken kills at least one person, injures 100QUIZ: Read this redacted book review and try to guess who the subject isUnreal Estate: Here’s How Much Your Favorite Fictional Houses Are WorthMove Along, Self-Driving Cars: MIT Is Working On Autonomous BoatsMeet The MacArthur Genius Helping Immigrants Come Out Of The Financial ShadowsInvestment app Robinhood introduces Gold, its moneymaking membershipSimple Bank launches joint accounts for anyone who’s sharing expensesMUJI Revives An Ancient Technique For Repurposing WoolNeil deGrasse Tyson changes his tune on SpaceX’s Mars missionA Toronto School Bans Juice Boxes From Kids’ Packed LunchesFederal contractors must now offer paid sick leave to employeesWest Elm stores are getting Sonos listening rooms (and speakers, of course)Steve Case endorses Hillary Clinton, saying her policies are better for innovative technology and startupsUber adds another option to its marketing vehicleMorning intel: Facebook at Work to launch October 10, hackers circle voter registration sitesSquarespace’s New Offices Are Very SeriousMeet The Garment-Sewing Robot That Could Disrupt The Textile IndustryMeet The Man Who Has Been Designing “Saturday Night Live” Sets For Four DecadesTech Giants Team Up To Devise An Ethics Of Artificial IntelligenceNYC’s famous Union Square Cafe will use Apple Watches to improve customer serviceThis diet app now lets you take photos of your meal and tells you what you should be eatingPolls taken three days after the first presidential debate are pretty good at predicting the election5 Big Ideas For Better Housing From The White HouseWhy This Diet App Is Using Computer Vision To Help You Lose WeightWork Some Moving Meditation Into Your Morning RoutineThis Company Wants To Stop Our Algae Epidemic By Sucking It Up And Turning It Into PlasticMercedes just unveiled its all-electric SUV concept car, the Generation EQSamsung: More than a million people around the world are using Galaxy Note 7s with safe batteriesGrassroots And Grass: How Sacramento Became The Center Of Zero-Energy HousingEXCLUSIVE: The Women Behind The New Bustle On Reinventing “Women’s Media”It’s Time That For-Profits Start Learning From Nonprofits: Here’s HowHow Wells Fargo’s Work Culture May Have Cleared The Way For ScandalThis Company Is Encouraging Its Employees To Take More VacationsFour Hard-Won Lessons From My Early Years As An EntrepreneurFive Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your ClientThe Apple Watch Is Getting More Useful By Making You Use It LessYour Gut Knows More Than You Think. Here’s How To Better Listen To Your InstinctsFBI says hackers “poking around” voter registration sitesFacebook’s F8 developers conference set for April 18-19Medtronic’s “artificial pancreas” for patients with diabetes gets a green lightAlec Baldwin is the new Donald Trump on this week’s “Saturday Night Live”Facebook using Arctic air to cool it latest data centerReport: Spotify in advanced talks to buy SoundCloudLeast Creative Thing Of The Day: Fox Searchlight’s Awkward “Birth Of a Nation” TweetThe Newsmakers Who Make Twitter TwitterWeWork Brings A New Business Model To DetroitHello Kitty is running for presidentThe internet loved GIFing Hillary’s comebacks during the debateElon Musk won’t be the first man on MarsThe lesson of LendUp’s $6.3M penalty: Fintech compliance needs to be in place on day oneMark Zuckerberg Just Shared Rare Photos of Facebook’s Data Center In The ArcticThe Weeknd Literally Murders His Former Self In His New VideoMeetup’s New Brand Identity: Now Less Awkward Than Meeting IRLScientists urge regulators to reconsider “3-parent” techniqueGoogle’s new YouTube-8M dataset includes over 500,000 hours of videoAfternoon intel: Twitter Moments for all, Senate votes to override 9/11-related Obama vetoThe author of Airbnb’s anti-discrimination report says it misunderstood how to address the issuePutting Leftover Urban Space To Use–As Crazily Shaped Soccer FieldsNew York City FC Celebrates The City In Stylish New Brand CampaignAfter A Rocky Romance, Can We Commit To Bots With Professional Benefits?Sia Made A Video Vouching For Hillary Clinton’s Stamina, Despite Donald Trump’s ClaimsThe Incredible Number Of Loaded Weapons The TSA Confiscates In Just One WeekIt’s Harder For Alcoholics To Control Their Drinking Than To Just Quit EntirelyVW unveils electric concept car it hopes will make up for its emissions scandalMelinda Gates is on a new mission: to fix the gender balance in techSerena Williams on police brutality: “I won’t be silent”Google: Spanish-language searches for voter registration jumped 2,200% in the last weekLIVE: White House shows off how Americans are using government open dataThese Are The Four Major Players Eying A Twitter PurchaseThe Adorable Majesty Of Morbidly Obese CatsToyota Is Giving Free Coffee To Drivers Who Stay Off Their PhoneAbstractions Of Skyscrapers Inspired These Cozy BlanketsWant To Feed The Homeless? Send Them To Restaurants When They’re SlowThe inevitable finally happened: BlackBerry stopped making BlackBerriesGoogle Translate Just Got 60% Better By Working On Whole SentencesJohnsonville Now Has A Real Hotline For All Your Sausage-Related EmergenciesSee The Huge Variations In Life Expectancy Within Different U.S. CitiesFigma Is The Online, Collaborative Design Tool UI Designers Have Been Waiting ForReport: Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer rejected email security step because she thought it would drive away usersHopper’s new filters make it easier to book the cheapest, most optimal flightMorning intel: Walmart considers $1 billion investment in Flipkart, Facebook at Work is comingHow much more convenient can Amazon deliveries get? Now they’re experimenting with in-house deliveriesTwitter has an awesome new feature that helps people register to votePhotographing All 211 New York Public Library BranchesThe 35 Most Innovative Apps Of The YearHow To Break Into The Coffee Industry, According To Experts At the NYC Coffee Festival5 Questions New UX Leaders Should Ask In Their First MonthDonald Trump Jr.’s graphic comparing poisoned Skittles to refugees removed from TwitterIt’s Time For A Global System Of Breast Milk BanksUber will get into the long-haul trucking businessMoscow will ditch Microsoft software to reduce dependence on foreign techFacebook’s Slack rival will reportedly launch next monthThese Photos Show Life In The Sinking Communities On Louisiana’s CoastThousands of London construction workers could soon lose their jobs to robotsJob Growth In Swing States Isn’t As Bad As Presidential Candidates SayThese Work-Life Balance Strategies Help Even In The Most Demanding Jobs6 Things To Do When Your Job Kills Your CuriosityFour Work Habits You Need To Change At Each Stage Of Your Career3 Hidden Reasons Why You’re Unsatisfied At WorkAutomated Cars Probably Won’t Make Human Drivers ObsoletePassing The Pencil Test: The Winners Of The Inaugural D&AD Impact AwardsElon Musk not worried about there being enough water for toilets on MarsReport: Oculus founder lied about extent of involvement with anti-Hillary meme groupReport: FBI is looking into hacks against DNC cell phones, suspects Russia-backed hackersHow Aloe Blacc’s Unique Sound Takes Inspiration From All Over The WorldAfternoon intel: Everything we know about SpaceX’s Mars mission plans, Bono invests in biotechThe Ladies of “Dirty 30” Answer The Age-Old Debate: 20s or 30s?Don’t start packing your bags just yet: The SpaceX Mars mission’s timeline is pretty fuzzyThe New Lego Jurassic World Animated Short Looks Just As Awesome As You’d ExpectElon Musk: The only reason I’m accumulating assets is to colonize Mars one daySlack Unveils The First Of Many Integrations With SalesforceLean In’s annual report found just one bright spot for women in the workplaceMusk: There will be restaurants on the Mars rocketMusk: We need one million people on MarsGuidelines For Contributed Essays On Co.DesignSpaceX’s Mars rocket will fit at least 100 peopleToo late for Shaq, but VR may help NBA stars shoot better free throwsMusk: We need to reduce the cost of a Mars trip by 5 million %Presidential debate ratings: Here’s how last night’s Clinton-Trump face-off measures upBono just invested in biotech startup Color GenomicsElon Musk’s Mars Mission Revealed: SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport SystemThe Different Paths Los Angeles And San Francisco Are Taking To Spur Civic InnovationSpaceX reveals video for its “Interplanetary Transport System”Spotify’s Discover Weekly could finally be getting like/dislike buttonsThe U.N. is launching its first space missionApple Watch could see a big sales boost, thanks to this health insurer90% of Note 7 users are exchanging their device for another Note 7Lyricist Bernie Taupin Opens Up About His True (Visual) PassionThis Humanitarian, Aid-Delivering Drone Is Going To Be EdibleLendUp becomes first online lender hit with millions in regulatory finesHulu Explains 75 Years of Video So Marketers Know Where To Spend Their MoneyThis Lamp Records Hours Of Sunlight And Then “Plays” It Back IndoorsElon Musk’s Mars colonization video, speech: Live stream, start time, and detailsFoldable Drone Wars: DJI Goes For GoPro’s Jugular With The Mavic ProDJI launches a selfie drone called the Mavic ProIndustrious, a premium WeWork alternative, is growing fastSenators demand answers from Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer about the massive hackLate-Night Roundup: The Presidential Debate Sparks Talk On Facts And FrisksSpotify Just Made The “Shuffle” Button A Thousand Times SmarterBurning Even Today’s Existing Fossil Fuel Reserves Would Blow The World’s Carbon BudgetKano Taught Thousands Of People To Build Computers. Next Up? GadgetsDisgusted With Trump Today? These Designers Have Just The ThingKano, Creator Of Build-It-Yourself Tech For Kids, Is Going Beyond The PCThis Auditing App Lets Your Boss Police Suspicious “Work” CocktailsThe Architect Trump Screwed OverVirtual Worlds Are Helping Decode Stampedes And Mass Panic BehaviorUber has a “ghost driver” problem in ChinaMorning intel: America survived the first debate, Google announces video app for IndiaLands’ End CEO is out, after a rocky yearIn An Atlanta Warehouse, Grubbly Is Building A Giant Bug-Growing MachineWink’s Second Act: A Push For The Elusive Mainstream Smart HomeThe company behind talking Barbie will let anyone make a chatbot, with no coding requiredConfused By Some Of Trump’s Answers? Here’s What The Transcript SaysStuds Terkel’s Interviews With 1970s Working People Resurface On NPRWhy AirPods Are The Best Place For Siri, According To Apple Legend Bill AtkinsonFuseproject’s Lead Industrial Designer: “Chaos Yields Beauty And Order”The 25 Most Innovative Health Care Designs Of The YearThe Immigration and Customs Enforcement union is endorsing TrumpInside The World’s Largest Pattern LibraryWhy Tech Companies Pumping Billions Into VR Could Actually Kill ItGoogle announces YouTube Go, a data-saving video app for IndiaInstead Of Temporary Camps, We Should Let Refugees Build Their Own Flourishing CitiesMillennials Are Too Burdened With Debt To Be More EntrepreneurialNASA finds water vapor plumes on EuropaThis Top Secret Election Game Is Going To Help You Defeat TrumpIt’s probably Google’s 18th birthday todayHere’s what the new Google Pixel phone looks likeYou can soon buy Uber gift cards at 35,000 U.S. retail locationsWhy Offering Paid Maternity Leave Is Good For BusinessHillary Clinton to be interviewed by Mary J. Blige on a new Apple Music showCan Artificial Intelligence Make Employee Feedback More Human?How To Write To-Do Lists That Make You Happier At WorkThis Crucial Step Is Missing From Your Hiring Process5 Tips To Turn Your Conference Talk Into A Networking OpportunityHow To Maximize Your Bargaining Power As An Entry-Level JobseekerThis AI Recruiting Tool Could Boost Diversity And Improve Human InteractionsLearn To Use Your Brain’s Delete Button, And Improve Your Learning SkillsEddie Bauer Pays Homage To Its Past With A New 1920s-Inspired CollectionTrump claims he was given a “defective mic,” wonders if it was “on purpose”Trump Seems To Admit Not Paying Taxes, Then Denies Admitting ItSatya Nadella On Microsoft’s New Age Of IntelligenceHere’s the most-retweeted tweet during tonight’s presidential debate (plus some other stats)Who won the first presidential debate? Hillary Clinton has edge over Donald Trump in early pollsTrump denies calling pregnancy an “inconvenience” to business, though he said it in 2004Howard Dean has a theory about why Trump has been sniffling all nightTrump calls Clinton out for “super predators”; Clinton fails to pounce with Central Park FiveDid Trump just confirm that he didn’t pay any federal taxes in some years?Trump insists he never said global warming was invented by China (though he tweeted it in 2012)FWIW, Ford says not one American job will be lost in Mexico small-car moveHere’s How You Can Make Microdonations To The Campaigns In Real Time During The DebateReady to live on Mars? Elon Musk is set to unveil a road map to the Red PlanetDrug maker Mylan underplayed its profits to CongressSiri doesn’t seem to know there’s a debate tonightFeds say Thiel-founded Palantir discriminates against Asian applicantsJournalists covering tonight’s debate are paying $200 for a basic internet connection. What?Drake’s “Views” is the first album to stream more than a billion times on Apple MusicWant to track more than steps? This new startup is pioneering an approach it calls “scientific wellness”Do we expect to know too much when it comes to presidential candidates’ health?Reid Hoffman says he’s in a “constant state of argument” with buddy Peter Thiel over TrumpUpdate: Twitter sale could happen in the next monthHollywood hitmakers adapting short VR film for the big screenDisney is reportedly toying with the idea of buying TwitterHow Citizens Convinced Paris To Ban Cars For A DayFormer NFLer Steve Gleason Launches Auction To Raise Money For ALS ResearchShoppable hotels? West Elm announces a new chainThis is me using the Donald Trump filter on SnapchatWatch Kevin Hart And David Beckham’s Disastrous Road Trip For H&M Go Up In FlamesPresidential Debates 2016: A Speechwriter Reveals What Makes a Powerful SpeechWest Elm Breaks Into The Boutique Hotel BusinessOnce People Donate To A Political Campaign, The Donations Keep FlowingThese Stylish Bags Were Once Part Of An NFL StadiumShould Highway Carpool Lanes Be Dedicated To Driverless Cars Instead?We’re Terrible At Judging How Drunk We Are, Especially In A Crowd Of Drunk PeopleHow Will Twitter Moderate Tonight’s Debate?VW trying to rehab image with futuristic electric car conceptFear of famine isn’t the only reason VCs are raising boatloads of moneyCan Margaret Atwood’s First Graphic Novel Save The Birds?Laugh all you want—here’s why Snap’s new Spectacles glasses might just succeedSurveillance Photography Is Way Older Than You ThinkDelayed equipment slows SolarCity’s progress on new factory amid corruption scandalAudi Is Going For Big (And Backwards) Action For The Presidential DebateThe NAACP wants Clinton and Trump to be asked about affordable broadband at tonight’s debateSquare is doing its best to speed up chip-card transactionsTecate Endorses A Different Kind Of Border Wall In An Ad Premiering During The DebateDov Charney: I’m not buying American Apparel backCoffee Connoisseurs Reveal Their Secrets For Making The Perfect Cup of JoeWeWork agrees to change its handbook as part of labor board settlementMorning intel: Live-streaming the debate, Didi gets into bikes, Roku launches 5 new modelsBehold: Pop Culture’s Most Overplayed SongFrance Is Banning Plastic Forks, Causing The Disposable Junk Industry To PanicAt The American Kennel Club, Wearables Are For The DogsSnapchat’s New Glasses Are As Silly As Snapchat (And That’s Why They’ll Be A Hit)Drake’s New 15-Minute Film Turns “Indecent Proposal” On Its HeadAfrican elephants will likely be extinct when our kids are adultsRoku Keeps It Simple With Huge Revamp Of Streaming TV Box LineEpiPencil Is The $30 DIY Alternative To The Price-Gouging EpiPenUp, up, and away! Uber researches vertical-takeoff planes for short-haul city ridesRide-hailing giant Didi Chuxing seeks new transportation market: bicyclesGoogle, Apple, Adobe, And Microsoft Are Quietly Developing A New Type Of FontMIT And Google Give The Cubicle A Radical, Shape-Shifting Redesign19 Must-See Projects From The London Design FestivalHow Dark Sky Is Changing Weather Forecasting With Machine LearningHere’s how to live-stream tonight’s presidential debateWhy Do We Punish Parents For Letting Their Kids Go Outside Unattended?This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take AmtrakSee Life Inside The Calais Jungle, The Heart Of Europe’s Moral Failure On RefugeesCheck out the BBC’s new “holographic” TVHow Escape Rooms, CSI:Labs, And Comedy Can Train Staff To Be Better At Their JobsSpaceX test-fires Raptor engine that could take humans to MarsCalifornia passes law requiring movie database sites to remove an actor’s age if requestedMeet Lumi, The Company That’s Making Mailers The New ShopfrontsHow To Manage Your Anxiety During Tough Times At Work5 Steps To Harness Your Brain’s Unconscious Decision-Making PowersFive Things You Can Learn As The Result Of A Pay CutThe Right (And Wrong) Way To Gamify WorkWarehouse On DemandMarc Andreessen deletes all his posts on Twitter, sparking plenty of rumorsWhat To Do When Your Crazy-Long Hours Are Ruining Your RelationshipSnapchat changes name to Snap, unveils first hardware: Spectacles video-sharing sunglassesStories to read this weekendWe asked top advertising execs what they thought of Hillary Clinton’s newest adHow To Make Presidential Debates Better Without Breaking Them“Old People Coachella” Aims To Be The Best-Tasting Rock Festival EverThe Productive Person’s Guide To Taking Sick DaysHow Tech Startups Are Waking Up The Sleep IndustryWhere Does The Apple TV Go From Here?