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After drawing fire from employees, Amazon adopts board diversity ruleThis disease-hunting startup wants to make CRISPR tech more preciseThe nonprofit sector is the third largest employer in AmericaGoogle’s new cloud storage plans could be the start of something way biggerUm, Spike Lee’s new film features KKK chanting “America First”British royals by the numbers: what they cost (and bring in)MH370: Here’s the key exchange that suggests the mystery still isn’t solvedRoyal wedding party ideas: 5 easy steps to a majestic TV-viewing bashDJI’s wild new headquarters will feature “robot fighting rings”Aviation experts think Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crash was a murder-suicideHow citizen science and open-source tech can create changeCocoa CRISPR: How gene editing could save Hershey’s KissesFour easy ways to give your new hire a great first dayWatch out, Airbnb: Marriott thinks it can win the home-sharing gameJust had the worst day ever? This 3-question debrief can helpSNL’s dystopian rom-com, “Handmaids in the City,” is dark satireThe Supreme Court just legalized sports betting82 women protesting at Cannes win a pledge for more women directorsQuiet leadership is still leadership (and matters more than you think)A peek at Roku’s “mild to wild” design strategyRoku is offering free streaming of Showtime, EPIX, and Smithsonian Earth this weekHospital sound design can be deadlySophia Bush & ACLU on expanding the Time’s Up movement’s reachThese extraordinary bricks reflect sunlight into dark streetsThis is what work will be like for the class of 2018“Bemused” Uber repeatedly turned down Trump’s fixer, Michael CohenA “serious” flaw has been found in PGP and S/MIME email encryptionEverything you know about innovation is wrongHere’s how to see if you used one of the 200 suspended Facebook appsXerox pulls out of its Fujifilm merger plansInside the $67.7 million royal wedding cash grabStudent arrested for using phishing scam to change gradesGoogle employees resign over controversial Pentagon drone AI projectNintendo NES Classic Edition is coming back again . . . on June 29Report: facial recognition software inaccurate in up to 98% of casesTrumps says he’s working to save Chinese jobs at ZTEImagine a city lit by glowing trees instead of streetlightsWatch: Tim Cook talks data privacy, gun control, Steve Jobs in Duke commencement addressI’ve spent 18 years fighting for gun control. Here’s how we winEurovision 2018 live stream: How to watch the final song contest online in the U.S.How the DNC Is Trying To Prevent A Repeat Of 2016’s HackNASA’s Wild Plan To Build McMansions On Mars–Out Of FungusMother’s Day ideas: 11 amazing things you can do to help moms right now3 Ways Mother’s Day Got RuinedHow An Eight-Hour Lullaby Woke Up Beautyrest’s Marketing StrategyIs SETI getting NASA funding? Don’t get too excited yetMunchery is shutting down in three cities and cutting staffCan sludge from dams turn deserts into farmland?The Environmental Cost Of Your Internet Searches, VisualizedBitcoin price drops again in the wake of Mt. Gox liquidation speculationCan your Spotify history predict the next financial crisis?Ali Wong Is Our Funniest, Most Vital Paid Maternity Leave AdvocateSenator asks Novartis to explain its payments to Cohen, noting FDA approval of cancer drugSome of these robot-generated ice cream flavors sound weirdly deliciousTrump was told about Schneiderman’s abuse of women back in 2013This eerily real-looking fake wood is stronger than the real thingHere’s how much U.S. airlines raked in on baggage fees in 2017This new vacation rental site pulls together listings from across the internet3 Ways To Develop Transferrable Skills In Your Current Job“Big mistake”: Read AT&T CEO’s letter of regret about hiring Michael CohenThis Common Conflict Resolution Tactic Is A Sign Of Bad ManagementThis Short Movie Outsources A Frustrating Part Of DatingSave “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” campaign heats up as fans reject cancellationHow The Wild Honey Pie Is Reinventing The Music Festival Business7 principles of transformative urban innovationCompanies Like Nike & Apple Preach Empowerment But Ignore IssuesThe Radical In-House Design Program That Shaped IBMThe Airports That Architects Want To Redesign The MostAwesome Chrome extension replaces “Elon Musk” with “Grimes’s Boyfriend”Three Women On How Infertility Impacted Their CareersOld digital photocopiers are an identity thief’s dreamWhat Makes Housing Great? Here’s New York City’s GuideFacebook facing class-action lawsuit over scraping text and call logsReaders Respond: Open Offices Are Terrible For WomenNow the robots can run when they decide to hunt us downStartup goes full-on hipster with shoe-free office policyChina’s bike-sharing bubble is producing graveyards of bikesTop 5 Ads Of The Week: Deadpool’s Pal David, JetBlue’s N.Y.C. PizzaElon Musk says first Boring Company tunnel in L.A. almost doneNow Google wants to bring AR to you (even on an iPhone)Delta passengers took their carry-ons off the plane during an emergency exitAaron Sorkin’s version of Atticus Finch is coming after allHere’s why Victoria’s Secret is now the “Sears of Brassieres”Survey reveals the graphic details of sexual harassment against flight attendantsWarrantless border searches of electronics may be illegal, court rulesReport: Apple and Goldman Sachs are launching a joint credit cardIn praise of Klout, now that it’s going awayFirst Look: Copenhagen’s New Power Plant Doubles As A Ski HillAutomakers Talk Up An Electric Future, But Push Weaker Fuel StandardsSpaceX live-stream: How and when to watch the Bangabandhu launchThe War Over Amazon And A Huge Pentagon Cloud Services Contract Is Just Heating UpBreathalyzer tech may not be as reliable as we once thoughtApple invests $10 million in a greener method of aluminum productionMedium keeps killing off blogs in the name of saving the internetHere’s How Brands Should Be Celebrating Mother’s DayHere’s the latest Senate dump of Russian Facebook and Instagram adsSpotify deletes R. Kelly from its playlists, but many problematic artists remainEvery New House Built In California Will Soon Have Solar PowerInstagram’s new “emoji slider” is a fresh take on polls7 Questions You Should Consider When You’re Miserable At WorkKodak says it plans to raise $50M in cryptocurrency token offeringThis New Platform Takes An Instagram-Chic Approach To Crowdfunding4 Excuses For Putting Off Your Side Hustle (And How To Crush Them)5 things to know about Kevin Kamenetz, whose death shakes up Maryland politicsHere’s Who Dies In “Game Of Thrones” S8, According To Data ScienceHere Are The Most Amazing Flying Car Designs Featured At Uber’s Elevate ConferenceAmazon’s next move isn’t shopping but something way smarter“Bad With Money” Host Gaby Dunn Is Good With Financial ActivismCan This Home Medical Kit Save You From Constant Doctor Visits?There’s No Perfect Transcription App, But Otter Is Getting ThereUber wants to take air taxis global—and won’t demand a tax breakStock-trading app Robinhood sees its valuation soar to $5.6BComing soon: A deluxe edition of Orbiting Human Circus of the AirThese Are The Reasons Why Your Whole Team Is Burning OutA startup that wants to cryogenically freeze your stem cells just snagged new fundingYour Spotify History Could Help Predict What’s Going On With The Economy5 ways to ensure AI unlocks its full potential to serve humanityStudy: We Never Stop Touching Our Phones, Even When They’re Off6 Carry-On Bags That Will Make Business Trips Less StressfulThis Gorgeous Viz Reveals The Invisible Heartbeat Of N.Y.C.Check out this working Lego pinball machine built from 15,000 bricksRide-sharer Didi has apologized after the murder of a female passengerSelf-cleaning airplane seats are coming (but only for business class)Tidal allegedly manipulated Beyoncé and Kanye West streaming numbersApple cancels its $1 billion Irish data center plansRo Khanna: AT&T’s CEO Should Explain Michael Cohen Payments To CongressBMW ends Brooklyn car share service, citing vehicle damage, costEv Williams’s Grand Plans To Fix The Internet Aren’t EnoughAirbnb’s Fight With NYC Is Getting Nastier As Regulation LoomsTrump Has Emboldened Iran’s Hardliners And Kneecapped Its Economy6 Crazy Concepts For How You’ll Hail Uber’s Flying CarsGoogle Photos’ new features come to youAccused ICO fraudster will go to trial next year in crypto legal fightYep, Even Brand Mascots Are Guilty Of Gender And Racial BiasTicketmaster may replace tickets with military-style facial recognitionBest Buy Kills Its Iconic Logo . . . And Embraces Light Beer?Next On Elon Musk’s List? Bricks For Low-Cost HousingEtsy’s biggest Wall Street sin? It’s not AmazonResolved: Google’s phone-call-making AI must identify itselfMinutes after Michelle Wolf’s WHCD speech, some viewers demanded FCC probeFemale founders, here’s a $27M fund that wants to invest in you right nowMichael J. Fox’s Foundation Is Using This Alphabet Smartwatch To Research Parkinson’sJeffrey Wright Asks “Should I Be Scared?” For HBO And “The Atlantic”How To Ask For A Referral Without Sounding Entitled Or DesperateWant a free trip to space? Just buy this apartmentNBC’s Matt Lauer probe suggests NBC never saw “The Today Show”Sears stock is skyrocketing on news of a new Amazon partnershipWe see you buying birthday presents for your pets, and it’s okayWomen commencement speakers far outnumber men at top colleges in 2018The Innovative Ways These Companies Are Managing Employee StressWhat’s Missing From Cocaine Mitch’s Lame Meme AttemptFacebook Says It’s Not Destroying Academia With An AI Brain DrainWhat This Dead German Philosopher Thinks About Your Midlife CrisisThe Latest Way To Avoid A Major Design Screwup? Tarot Cards3 Types Of Job Interviews And How To Handle Each Of ThemWhat A Global Economy Powered By Hyperloop Would Look LikeHow I’ve Learned To Get Someone To Put Down Their Phone And ListenThis AI Knows When Your Graphic Design Is Good (Or Bad)Here are the companies that contributed to Michael Cohen’s secret LLCGoogle’s Plan To Make Tech Less AddictiveApple is pulling apps that share location data without user consentJob-hunting site Glassdoor just sold to Japan’s Recruit for $1.2 billionThis Startup Wants To Replace Cars (And Subways) With Elevated PodsBudweiser’s World Cup Ad Is A Fun Peek . . . At Our Terrifying FutureSoftBank CEO: Walmart is buying India’s FlipkartStormy Daniels’s lawyer: Michael Cohen may have used Russian oligarch’s moneyDisney obviously needs to open a Wakanda theme park right nowCelebrate Mother’s Day By Helping Bring Incarcerated Women HomeFacebook is doing a major executive reorg–but no one’s leavingThese are the uniquely human skills that employers say robots can’t doThe NBA and Intel team up on investing in hot sports technologyWalmart splits with Uber and Lyft—an opportunity for Instacart?Report: Amazon board’s diversity stance draws fire from Amazon employeesGoogle Just Remade Its Brand AgainExclusive: Material Theming Is Google’s Ambitious New Design ToolEmbraer just debuted its Uber Elevate flying taxi conceptIf you want to ride in Waymo’s self-driving cars, move to PhoenixGoogle Maps adds AI tools to make it easy to find where you’re goingGoogle wants Android P to be less addictivePeloton is pedaling its way into the U.K. and CanadaThe next Android will bring apps to youMicrosoft pushes Windows to talk freely to iPhones and Android devices5 things to know about the Air France strikeGoogle News is finally getting smarter and prettierWhy Scientists Think AI Systems Should Debate Each OtherGoogle is teaching its Assistant to make phone callsGoogle Photos is getting more AI, including photo recoloringGoogle Assistant is adding more voices (including John Legend)Love it or hate it, Gmail will soon auto-complete phrases for everyoneHere’s the Haagen-Dazs store locator you need for “Free Cone Day”Neri Oxman and Blu Dot Among 2018’s National Design Award WinnersDon’t Embellish Your Resume–Do These Things InsteadThese Citywide Behavioral Science Experiments Are Paying OffMalls are dead, but warehouses are hot. Thanks, AmazonHere’s how to find out if Dish owes you $1,200 for annoying telemarketing callsSquare Integrates With Caviar, Launches New Restaurant Point-Of-SaleExclusive: Instagram Gives Email-Like Messaging Tools To BusinessesThree Things You Really Need To Stop Saying In PresentationsMelania Trump Designs Her Own Logo. It’s Just As Bad As You ThinkHey restaurants, all that food porn is workingThe Potential Hidden Bias In Automated Hiring SystemsBjarke Ingels Will Redesign Lord & Taylor’s Flagship Into WeWork’s New HQYes, You Can Use A Job Offer As Leverage For A Raise Or PromotionPrinting Out The Privacy Policies Of Facebook, Snap, And OthersUber Shows Us What Its Flying Taxis Could Look LikeHow to watch Uber’s flying taxi conference this weekGoogle I/O live stream: How to watch Sundar Pichai’s keynote and other 2018 eventsMicrosoft Hololens Could Change How Architects WorkJetBlue will deliver N.Y.C. pizzas to L.A. for $15 or lessWhy Sons of Busy Working Moms Grow Up To Be Better CoworkersMIT’s self-driving car doesn’t need to rely on mapsDisney stock could get a “Black Panther bump” todayScience Just Settled One Of Type Design’s Oldest DebatesWatchdog wants more transparency around censorship by tech giantsUber’s Quest To Redesign Its Toxic Relationship With DriversUber finds that its software was likely responsible for deadly collisionMusk puts money where mouth is, buys $9.8 million in Tesla sharesGoogle just put all its AI research efforts under a rebranded umbrellaDeliveroo will give drivers in 12 countries medical insuranceLast chance to enter the 2018 Innovation By Design Awards!This Portable 3D Printer Could Print Skin Over WoundsThe Gates Foundation And Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Want Your Ideas On The Future Of EducationAI Could Kill 2.5 Million Financial Jobs—And Save Banks $1 TrillionDreamers and Doers: With Damian Kulash and Alli Webb