Remember that you’re not competing against other services. You’re competing against people’s habits. The companies that are truly out there disrupting things are the ones that drive a wedge into people’s habits. They say things like, ‘You used to walk out to the street to flag a taxi down. Now with Uber you can hail a car from your desk, so break that habit of leaving the building.’ As you’re creating your product, always be thinking about what people currently do and how you can very purposely create a new set of habits around your service. That’s what retention is — helping people build a routine around the utility you provide. Successful tech companies are built on new habits they helped form.

7 Finger Robot

"The device, worn around one’s wrist, works essentially like two extra fingers adjacent to the pinky and thumb. The robot, which the researchers have dubbed "supernumerary robotic fingers," or "SR fingers," consists of actuators linked together to exert forces as strong as those of human fingers during a grasping motion."

Climate Change: It’s Not All in Your Head
The affects of climate change can be harmful to the earth—and your mind.

Climate Change: It’s Not All in Your Head

The affects of climate change can be harmful to the earth—and your mind.

Make the most out of the trolley system in your city.

Soul Cell is an elegant folding solar lamp, perfect for illuminating in the dark on a hike or picnic.

Albert Camus’s diary meditations on happiness and love, illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton.
Without [mental time travel], there would be no planning, no building, no culture; without an imagined picture of the future, our civilization would not exist.

The science of mental time travel — fascinating read on memory and how our ability to imagine the future made us huma.

Genious!

Genious!

Looks promising!

The innovative auto company invited a Fast Company writer over to its hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden, for a peak at its car of the future. There he collected photographs, video and one memorable, hands-free spin behind the computer-controlled wheel.
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Looks promising!

The innovative auto company invited a Fast Company writer over to its hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden, for a peak at its car of the future. There he collected photographs, video and one memorable, hands-free spin behind the computer-controlled wheel.

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Salut Salon Quartet - Competitive Foursome

Do yourself a favor and read this spectacular piece on our unconscious biases.

Do yourself a favor and read this spectacular piece on our unconscious biases.