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Apr 6

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fastcompany:

From teaching government a thing or two about education reform to deploying a data-centric learning platform that even a kid could use, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Education. Read more>
Apr 5

fastcompany:

From teaching government a thing or two about education reform to deploying a data-centric learning platform that even a kid could use, these are the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Education. Read more>

fastcompany:

Get Ready For Virtual Reality Movies

Jaunt just scored $6.8 million in funding for its camera that can make movies for the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset. Using the Oculus Rift dev kit—which the company purchased off of Craigslist! — Jaunt has created the algorithms necessary to give viewers the feeling of being inside a movie. Read more>
Apr 4

fastcompany:

Get Ready For Virtual Reality Movies

Jaunt just scored $6.8 million in funding for its camera that can make movies for the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset. Using the Oculus Rift dev kit—which the company purchased off of Craigslist! — Jaunt has created the algorithms necessary to give viewers the feeling of being inside a movie. Read more>

laughingsquid:

Documenting The Beautiful Designs of Manhole Covers in Japan
Mar 27

laughingsquid:

Documenting The Beautiful Designs of Manhole Covers in Japan

laughingsquid:

A Handy Flowchart To Determine Which Pet Is Best
Mar 25

laughingsquid:

A Handy Flowchart To Determine Which Pet Is Best

fastcompany:

An Airbnb guest used a Manhattan apartment to hold a sex party last week. Here’s how the company prepared a rapid response to the situation. Read more>
Mar 24

fastcompany:

An Airbnb guest used a Manhattan apartment to hold a sex party last week. Here’s how the company prepared a rapid response to the situation. Read more>

Mar 20

nearlya:

Frank Ammerlaan. Untitled, 2013, oil and thread on canvas (x2)

"Readers don’t seem to really care about what organization they’re getting their news from, or what device format they’re reading on; what matters, really, is the news itself."

- Study: Social Media Isn’t Replacing Traditional News Outlets At All (via fastcompany)

(via fastcompany)

Mar 18

"We leverage the billions of dollars spent on the consumer mobile phone business for most of our parts. Nothing here was prequalified to be in space. We bought most of our parts online."

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From a NYT profile of the team at Planet Labs.

This. This is why we’re seeing surging breatkthroughs in new devices and hardware enabled applications.

(via brycedotvc)

Mar 18
fastcompany:

"For one month, I became the “micro-entrepreneur” touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates, and Airbnb. Instead of the labor revolution I had been promised, all I found was hard work, low pay, and a system that puts workers at a disadvantage." - Fast Company’s Sarah Kessler
Read> Pixel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In The Gig Economy
Mar 18

fastcompany:

"For one month, I became the “micro-entrepreneur” touted by companies like TaskRabbit, Postmates, and Airbnb. Instead of the labor revolution I had been promised, all I found was hard work, low pay, and a system that puts workers at a disadvantage." - Fast Company’s Sarah Kessler

Read> Pixel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By In The Gig Economy