An Incredibly Detailed Map Shows The Potential Of Global Water Risks
BY ARIEL SCHWARTZ, fastcoexist.com
Aqueduct, a new tool from the World Resources Institute, lets you see all the bad things that might stem from water, from droughts to floods and beyond.
Remember the drought that hit the U.S. in 2012? It was a big deal, even if it didn’t…
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How REI Put A Bow On Social Marketing And Wowed Customers
By Ekaterina Walter, fastcompany.com
As marketers, we talk a lot about real-time response and true social agility. But very few brands were able to master the art. So is agile marketing a myth?
A lot of brands struggle with agility in marketing: thinking on their feet,…
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The Curious Magic Of Dropbox’s Culture-Building, Product-Inspiring Outdoor Hikes
By David Zax, fastcompany.com
A hiking tour of San Francisco, with Dropbox coder Dan Wheeler.
Dan Wheeler is a programmer for the file-sharing company Dropbox. Click around a little on Dropbox.com, and odds are Wheeler had something to do with a given product or…
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Diesel Tells You How Many Days Are Left In Your Life
Joe Berkowitz, fastcocreate.com
The brand expands on its “Time to Be Brave” philosophy by calculating roughly how much time each of its fans has in which to be brave.If you knew the extent of your projected longevity, it would probably change the way you lived your life. In the…
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A New Company Uses Big Data To Fight Cancer (And Rethink Basketball)
BY NEAL UNGERLEIDER, fastcoexist.com
Ayasdi, a new big-data firm with close ties to Stanford University and DARPA has plans to change the way researchers analyze cancer, money laundering, and professional sports.
Creating visualizations of huge data sets is big business.…
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The Future Of Coworking And Why It Will Give Your Business A Huge Edge
By Lydia Dishman, fastcompany.com
Here are the numbers that support the case for coworking—and why it’s not just for startups or freelancers anymore.
Fun. Friendly. Inspiring. Collaborative. Productive. If you wouldn’t define your workplace with any or all of those ter…
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