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Designer Milton Glaser nailed the logo for Trump’s ‘Space Force’Report: MoviePass will not let subscribers watch some big new releasesIn The Age Of Disruption, Context Is EverythingWhat happens to Spectrum cable customers if Charter gets kicked out of New York?CBS needs to fix a lot about itself, whatever happens to MoonvesNine states are suing the Trump administration to stop 3D-printed gunsApple’s services business could make it a trillion-dollar babyMorgan Stanley’s warning: A correction is coming and “the selling has just begun”How to watch “The Trayvon Martin Story” online without cableThis AI will slap a bikini on your naughty bitsAd industry supergroup forms to battle climate changeMost VCs are (still) white men, and 40% went to Harvard or StanfordThe Warhol Foundation puts $3.6 million toward art for social goodThe web of board members that link American corporations, mappedAll the Netflix news that you need to know from its summer critics presentationThe island of Samoa is going 100% renewable–with Tesla’s helpNote to Pizza Hut: Please check why “Bigfoot” is trending3 professionals share the weirdest assignments they received at workTwitter wants to know why Twitter is so toxicTennis icon Monica Seles, sports agent Jill Smoller join Fast Company forumHouse of Highlights hits 10M followers. What’s next for the Instagram powerhouse?John Oliver’s honest remake of Facebook’s latest ad is brutalSorry, Amazon: These gorgeous libraries are here to stayThe dead simple strategy behind Chipotle’s $1.3B second lifeTapping the surprising science of “humble narcissism”The myth of human-centered design3 reasons why having fewer responsibilities is good for your careerMalaysia Airlines MH370: New report says flight was deliberately manipulatedHow gun control and gay rights became key to selling jeansThe business challenge of our time is creating meaningful workLaw schools are very diverse, so why aren’t law firms?Here are six signs that it’s time to quit your jobHere’s what most people get wrong about “passion”A podcast playlist for your trip to MarsWhat we know about how Russia combined cyberwar and infowar in 2016Facebook hit with class-action suits following stock tumbleCongress demands Jeff Bezos explain Amazon’s face recognition softwareDigital Studio Awesomeness Sells to Viacom for $25 millionGroupon loses $83 million patent dispute with IBMAmazon fires back on ACLU Congressional face recognition findingGeneral Magic’s forgotten second act was the Siri of its eraDiscovery keeps teasing (but not launching) a streaming serviceDoctors are using VR to help combat eating disordersResponses to this Uber attack ad are perfectThis popular form of charity might just be a tax shelter for the 1%These cowboy boot sandals started as a joke, but they’re flying off shelvesCBS boss Les Moonves accused of sexual harassment—here’s the storyThis co-op lets patients monetize their own health dataFrom Amazon to Microsoft, tech companies faced yet another ethical reckoning this weekTesla is not normalTop 5 Ads of the Week: Selling socialism, Burger King’s Pink TaxBehold, the most Burning Man thing everBe careful about working for these types of companiesWhich “Mission: Impossible” has the awesomest gadgets?This theater company rebuilt the Titanic and sinks it in a lake every nightFrom Uber drivers to job interviews: July’s top leadership storiesSomeone built a super-sized pin screen toyFacebook finally suspends Alex Jones and Infowars for hate speechPolitical voting maps are uselessHow to stop career FOMO from influencing your decisionsWhat is the glass cliff, and why do so many female CEOs fall off it?Cracked screens aren’t inevitable. They’re a design crimeTwitter’s user growth just took a big hitStop buying crap, and companies will stop making crap6 teens designed this wacky green building of the futureLunar eclipse live stream: How to watch the July 2018 “blood moon” onlineLet’s stop letting women age out of the workforce worse off than menAmazon has big plans for its multibillion-dollar ad businessIn Slack deal, Atlassian is killing fallen teamwork phenom HipChatCharitable giving is retirement-proof–except for single men“Jeff Bezos, we need to talk”—why lawmakers want a word with the Amazon CEOAmazon just posted an insane earnings-per-share beatMeans of Production subverts advertising to sell Americans on socialismYou’ll soon have voicemails from LinkedIn that you’ll never listen toYouTube-banned InfoWars videos are (still) good enough for FacebookA new plan will bring toilets to 250 million people who need themJeffrey Katzenberg’s Netflix-meets-YouTube video service raises $1 billionAn app for protecting kids online is growing popular with autocratsGhana’s tax-driven plan to scan telecom traffic stokes privacy fears“BoJack Horseman” heads to Comedy Central in first-ever deal for NetflixWhy Starbucks’s plastic straw ban might not help the environment“General Magic” captures the legendary Apple offshoot that foresaw the mobile revolutionShould we give the new mayonnaise ice cream a chance?The Instagram rich list shows how insane the world isYou’ve been professionally ghosted, now what?With Alexa Cast, Amazon Music now has an answer to ChromecastSorry folks, the scooter craze could be a data-privacy nightmareSpotify grows subscribers but is still bleeding moneyWhat the world would look like if we controlled it with a cursorHow this large multi-platform company figured out diversityBurger King takes on the Pink Tax with a new chicken fries stuntCord-cutting continues at Comcast, but with a twist investors will likeI launched unlimited vacation at my company, and it’s still workingThe world’s most beautiful router is also a task lampThe United States is the most dangerous place in the developed world to give birthSome of the U.S.’s biggest companies are founded by immigrantsThe future of security? A good old-fashioned keyExclusive: Zuckerberg-backed micro-scholarship startup raises $15 millionTrump threatens to “look into” Twitter for shadow banning RepublicansACLU: Amazon’s controversial Rekognition tech mistakes members of Congress for mugshot subjectsNo one cares about your logo7 design lessons from Silicon Valley’s most important failureSix emotionally intelligent habits to make work less lonelyBET foolishly cancels “The Rundown with Robin Thede” after one seasonGoogle is launching its own USB hardware security keysGoogle Drive will surpass a billion users this weekThe world’s first “high-tech eco village” will reinvent suburbsRothy’s, the viral Silicon Valley shoe brand, is coming for your kidsOrwell knew: We willingly buy the screens that are used against usQualcomm confirms that Intel will provide all modems in future iPhonesFacebook stock hammered after earnings miss, slow growth forecastThese InfoWars videos banned by YouTube are still alive on FacebookHBO culture has to change to compete against Netflix and AmazonFacebook is basically done growing in the U.S., Canada, and EuropeToronto approves controversial gun surveillance tech after shootingsWhat if the Earth has enough resources for us all after all?Smartest voice assistants: Siri beats Alexa but Google prevails for now3 things NASA learned after it put a supercomputer in spaceElon Musk allegedly silenced an online critic with Peter Thiel’s playbookWelcome to Mars—now with a liquid lake!Coursera takes on 2U, Udacity with an online-only master’s degreeGoogle’s YouTube VR finally comes to Samsung’s competing VR headsetAnnouncing the 2018 Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York CityAfter a friend’s death, these architects designed a funeral homeWarnings from Microsoft and Unicode: Japan could suffer a Y2K-style crisis in 2019Experiencing these 3 things? Your company is taking advantage of youFor Google’s G Suite, getting down to business is paying offHow our budding tech utopia is setting the stage for a working-class dystopiaPublic universities are a great economic equalizer in the U.S.Scientists: “Godfather”-style plot is most financially successfulTest your type knowledge with this handy gameThis is Apple’s come-to-Jesus momentWhy quitting your job without a backup plan can help your careerTired of Netflix’s cartoon avatars? Now you can be Crazy EyesHow to help Greece wildfire victims: 4 things you can do that take less than 5 minutesAS Roma’s plan to win American soccer fans during the International Champions CupHow Microsoft fixed the worst thing about product packagingWhat to do once you realize your new job sucks4 steps to reset your goals for the second half of the yearIs this the disposable cup of the future?The case for building $1,500 parksThree steps for channeling career envy into productivityThe psychology behind Instant Pot’s monster successCan mussels be the sustainable snack that saves the ocean?Uber has now completed over 10 billion tripsSergio Marchionne, the architect of Fiat Chrysler’s turnaround, has died at 66Steve Bannon is creating a cryptocurrency to fund global populismA mind-controlling parasite found in cat poo can make you an entrepreneurThese apartments’ microgrid is a lesson in urban resilienceIs it possible to totally unplug on vacation?The Where of It AllFacebook promises to nix its tools for discriminatory ad targetingTrump is sore at FCC over concerns about Sinclair/Tribune dealFacebook’s strategy for handling fake news smells like surrenderLululemon, plagued with rogue CEOs, opts for a safe choiceProposed cafeteria ban would force SF tech workers to get their own damn lunchThis plan shows how government should get back in the housing business3 theories about why Ivanka Trump’s brand is shutting downApple acknowledges “throttling” bug in new MacBook ProsMike Cernovich’s campaign against comedians is bound to failWomen of color are less likely to get patents for their workThese people who “walked away from the Democrats” are stock-photo modelsThe New York Times copies BuzzFeed with its new customizable cookbookSkillshare finds its groove by helping freelancers learnNetflix sets up its first European production hub in MadridHow to keep your 2nd-place candidate interested for future rolesHere’s why more than 7,000 Nike employees just got a raiseNo whey: Here’s why Goldfish and Ritz crackers are being recalledDell is using ink made from smog to print some of its packagingA 10-step guide to queer UXFour job skills the HR leaders of the future will needBitcoin price tops $8,000–here’s why it’s probably surging“Netflix of gaming”? Microsoft might finally crack the codeThis beautiful art installation looks like Photoshop. It’s not4 seemingly harmless habits that can ruin your careerThis artist made a grappling hook for each border wall prototype3 reasons why summer is the perfect time to start your job searchThe emotionally intelligent way to resolve disagreements fasterVan Jones: AI jobs are a route out of poverty for urban youthMarie Kondo got you to toss your stuff. Now she sells $89 boxesFacebook has become exhausting. Why are we still on it?Your coworker with the annoying sit-stand desk may be onto somethingGoldfish salmonella recall: 4 Pepperidge Farms products to avoid right nowGoogle made its employees impervious to phishing using USB security keysSnapchat Discover signs PinkNews, its first LGBT partnerChrome is calling out insecure websites starting todayReport: 33 million will cut the cable cord this year–higher than previous estimateSchools are banning dropping kids off in cars–to save kids’ livesKano is releasing a programmable Harry Potter wand this fallHow this philanthropy is ensuring people continue its work after it closes14 million Americans are drinking carcinogen-polluted tap waterThis chart shows why robot taxis are coming sooner than we might thinkVerizon wants to partner with Apple or Google to deliver 5G TV