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Single? It's Not You, It's Your City

The city you choose to work in could have far more impact on your future than whatever company you’d be joining.

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Fast Company
April 2016

Can Big Data Discover The Next Pop Star?

Online music hub ReverbNation is discovering talented artists by mixing big data with human curation.

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Fast Company
April 2016

Will Google's Alphabet Pay Off?

When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that's only the start.

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Fast Company
April 2016

5 Surprising Work Tips That Will Help You Get More Done

How SNL, Frozen, and poker can help you get more done.

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Fast Company
April 2016

The Dynamic Duo Behind Broad City On How To Provoke the Right Reaction

Broad City creators and stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer talk about finding a common voice - and always pushing the limits.

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Fast Company
April 2016

How Nielsen Plans To Solve The Audience Puzzle

As the television landscape fractures, figuring out who is watching what has never been more difficult or important.

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April 2016

Sama Group Is Redefining What It Means To Be A Not-For-Profit Business

Two seasoned travellers give you a heads up on the common blunders we tend to make while vacationing abroad.

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Fast Company
March 2016

How Taco Bell Nailed Its Innovative New Quesalupa

For combining corn, beans, meat, and cheese into genius.

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Fast Company
March 2016

How BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti Is Building A 100-Year Media Company

Many NBA big men believe they are cursed by the very trait that brought them glory. And the emerging science around extreme size suggests they’re right.

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Fast Company
March 2016

How Hudl's Mobile-Video Software Is Transforming Sports

Its power is derived from custom and deference. How old-fashioned.

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March 2016

Microsoft's Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking

How studying underserved communities is helping the tech giant create better products.

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Fast Company
February 2016

How Ipsy Is Reinventing The Cosmetics Industry

YouTube star and Ipsy founder Michelle Phan is at the forefront of the social reinvention of the $39 billion cosmetics industry.

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February 2016

Could A Biometric Lock Be the Key to Gun Safety?

Could a biometric lock be the key to gun safety?

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Fast Company
February 2016

Can Airbnb Unite the World?

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, Airbnb’s most popular city, CEO Brian Chesky is redoubling his efforts to expand his business and close the cultural gaps between us.

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February 2016

How Upstart Distributor A24 Is Making Indie Films Exciting Again

An upstart distributor is making indie films exciting again.

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February 2016

What's Really Going On Inside Tinder?

After losing his job as CEO of Tinder, Sean Rad is back atop the controversial dating-app company. This time, will it be a better match?

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February 2016

Move Over, Kale! This New Superfood Tastes Like Bacon

A new superfood has landed in Oregon - and it tastes like bacon.

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Fast Company
February 2016

How To Build an Army of Social Entrepreneurs

After selling half his company, Toms founder Blake Mycoskie is doubling down on social entrepreneurship.

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Fast Company
February 2016

How Gatorade Plans To Reinvent Sports Drinks - Again

An exclusive look at how the ultimate hangover companion is attempting to become, once again, the future of sports fuel.

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February 2016

20 Predictions For The Next 20 Years

Early presidential polls have tended to be wildly off-target. There’s no reason to think this time is different.

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December/January 2016

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla's $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk, the CEO who made electric cars sexy and commercial space travel a reality, is venturing into the messy battery business. Here’s why it’s his boldest bet yet.

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December/January 2016

How Malala Is Turning Her Life Story Into A Targeted Mission

How Nobel Peace Prize–winning education activist Malala Yousafzai is turning her compelling life story into a targeted mission.

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December/January 2016

A Newsletter Giving Feminism A Fresh Voice

With their online newsletter Lenny, Girls collaborators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are giving feminism a fresh voice.

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Fast Company
November 2015

How Failed JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson Is Redeeming Himself

The man who helped make Target cool and Apple Stores the most successful retail concept ever was severely humbled after flaming out at JCPenney. Only a startup could save him.

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Fast Company
November 2015

The Key To Oprah Winfrey's Success: Radical Focus

After revamping her once-struggling TV channel, Oprah Winfrey has figured out how to make time for the projects she cares about most.

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November 2015

How The UN Is Using Virtual Reality To Tackle Real-World Problems

The United Nations is using virtual reality to tackle real-world problems.

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Fast Company
November 2015

Snapchat's Untold Story

Snapchat boasts 100 million daily users, has captured the rapt attention of the media and advertising worlds - and is wildly misunderstood. Heres what everyone is missing.

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Fast Company
November 2015

What Hot Sauce Says About American Consumers

Where once was Tabasco, there is now sriracha, gochujang, and more. What the condiment aisle says about American consumers.

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Fast Company
November 2015

What Makes Uber Run?

The transportation service has become a global brand, an economic force, and a cultural lightning rod. Here's how and why the architect of all this disruption, CEO Travis Kalanick, plans to keep on confounding expectations.

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Fast Company
October 2015

Dyson: The House That Suction Built

Can the pioneering vacuum maker transform itself into a full-blown tech company? An exclusive peek inside the house that suction built.

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Fast Company
October 2015