• By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    USERS WENT FROM LOVING TO HATING TWITTER'S REDUCED IMAGE CROPS IN 24 HOURS. BECAUSE IT'S TWITTER

    “Open for surprise” tweets make up the collateral damage from Twitter's latest changes. And some users aren't happy. I know it's shocking...

    World, Service, Services, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    CAN THE FTC STOP THE TECH INDUSTRY'S USE OF ‘DARK PATTERNS'?

    Many user interfaces manipulate users into actions that benefit a company's bottom line. The FTC is concerned-but it's not clear what...

    Company, Companies, Action, Construction, Actions, Data, Industries, Tech, Industry, Sector
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    OAKLEY'S KATO ARE SUNGLASSES LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE

    The glasses are more '90s than the '90s. Thank Michael Jordan, at least in part. When The Last Dance premiered in 2020, and we saw...

    Industry, Industries, Co.Design
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    PLANT-BASED MEAT COMPANIES NEED TO STOP FIGHTING EACH OTHER AND FIGHT INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE INSTEAD

    Infighting between meat-replacement companies is making them lose sight of the real goal. Despite whatever preconceptions you might...

    Industry, Business, Companies, Company, Industries, Impact
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    AT THIS ELEGANT NEW HOSPITAL, THE DOCTORS WERE THE DESIGNERS

    A new maternity building in a Senegalese hospital put the needs of the healthcare workers and their patients front and center. Tambacounda...

    Region, Building, Fund, Healthcare, Co.Design
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    DO THIS ONE THING TO INSTANTLY BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE AT WORK

    You can fix confidence drops by invoking the power of a single, very special technique. Being confident in the workplace (and yes,...

    Industry, Industries, Building, Careers, Career, Work Life
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    NINTENDO'S GAME BUILDER GARAGE TEACHES YOUR KID TO CODE

    No one thought the world needed another STEM game. Then Nintendo showed up. No company has left a bigger mark on the way video games...

    World, Companies, Video, Company, Videos, Co.Design
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    THE CDC'S EVICTION MORATORIUM WAS OVERTURNED: HERE'S WHAT THAT MEANS FOR RENTERS

    The ruling could potentially impact millions of households that have fallen behind on rent. A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the...

    Rent, Legal, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    THERABODY'S VERSATILE NEW MASSAGE ROLLER HELPS EVERYTHING FROM BACK PAIN TO CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

    The new $99 Wave Duo from the company behind the Theragun personal massager has kept my carpal tunnel syndrome at bay. For the past...

    Company, Companies, Recommender
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    THIS NEW APP FROM GOOGLE IS DESIGNED TO PRESERVE THE WORDS OF FADING LANGUAGES

    The 10 initial languages featured on the app include Creole, Maori, Sicilian, and Yiddish. For many reasons, including globalization...

    Rights, World, Right, Impact
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    WHEN ARE THE BROOD X CICADAS COMING? THIS MAP AND TRACKER APP WILL TELL YOU

    Get ready for an amazing show, 17 years in the making. The cicadas are coming!

    Trackers, Tracker, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    WATCH THIS FLAT-PACK PASTA TRANSFORM INTO SHAPES AS IT BOILS

    To make transporting pasta a little more efficient, it doesn't need to become a fusilli or a penne until it hits the water. You've...

    Housing, House, Impact
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    WANT TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT GYMNASTICS AGAIN? WATCH 32-YEAR-OLD CHELLSIE MEMMEL TRAIN

    Tracking an amazing comeback. The next time you want to feel good about the world, click over to Chellsie Memmel's YouTube page , where...

    World, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    PELOTON TREAD RECALL: WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A TREADMILL IN YOUR HOUSE RIGHT NOW

    CEO John Foley issued an apology for the company's defiant response to concerns about product safety. The other pedal has dropped at...

    Rights, Right, Companies, Company, House, Housing, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    WILL DONALD TRUMP EVER BE ALLOWED BACK ON FACEBOOK? AFTER OVERSIGHT BOARD RULES, WE STILL DON'T KNOW

    For now, the former president is still suspended, but the ball is back in Facebook's court. Four months after Donald Trump was indefinitely...

    Actions, Action, News
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    AN EXHAUSTED FOUNDER ASKS MAYNARD WEBB: SHOULD I THROW IN THE TOWEL?

    Ask yourself, and your trusted investors, if your company truly has the potential to be a winner. If not, it might be time to consider...

    Company, Companies, Work Life
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    THIS CLEVER IPHONE WALLPAPER ENSURES YOUR BATTERY WILL NEVER DIE AGAIN

    The iPhone battery icon is super small. This design puts it front and center. You're out running errands and reach for your phone to...

    Co.Design
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    THE MYTH OF MULTITASKING

    We get far more done at work when we focus on only one task at a time. This psychologist and entrepreneur lays out how AI can boost...

    Company, Companies, Work Life
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    LEED FOR THE COVID-19 ERA IS HERE

    Building owners can now get certified through the Verified Healthy Buildings program to show they've done everything possible to reduce...

    Building, Transmission, Co.Design
  • By Fast Company   -   May 6, 2021

    A CEO'S EVOLUTION FROM HARD CHARGER TO ‘SOMEBODY WHO BELIEVES IN HUMAN MAGIC'

    The former CEO of Best Buy shares an excerpt from his new book, and talks about changing leadership styles, including his own. Hubert...

    Leadership, Business, Buy, Companies, Company, Work Life