The 2017 World’s Most Innovative Companies

This year marks the 10th edition of the Fast Company World's Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that...

THE FUTURE OF SHOPPING MALLS

Malls of the future have an opportunity to fulfill other community needs besides commerce, June Williamson, a City College of New York architecture professor and the author of "Retrofitting...

How to Deal with Difficult People

there are challenging personality types that make our lives harder: The Tank: Confrontational and angry. The Sniper: Makes you look foolish. The Grenade: Explodes into fury out of nowhere. The Know-It-All: Authoritative and...

22 Iconic Brands That Could Disappear in 2018

It’s been called the “retail apocalypse.” Seems like every day there’s another news article about a once-thriving business closing multiple locations in an attempt to stay alive. (Hint: That...

5 Extreme Acts of Greed that Screw the American People

Examples of extreme inequality are becoming easier to find. Americans - especially young Americans - need to know the facts, and they need to know how they're getting cheated, and...

Where Millennials Come From | The New Yorker

A generation has inherited a world without being able to live in it. Imagine, as I often do, that our world were to end tomorrow, and that alien researchers many...

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future. Its failure to achieve adoption to date is because systems built on trust, norms, and institutions...

Rentlogic Grades Renters and Landlords

Rentlogic scores buildings on a combination of around 150 different variables, including the ability to provide continuous heat and hot water, and whether or not a building has evidence...

Facebook and YouTube are winning the war for our attention

The underlying principle is simple: Where the attention goes, the money will inevitably follow. And right now, the attention of a large chunk of the population is being diverted...