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Fast Company Magazine
Online Sleuths Are Outing Racists, But Should They?assistance in identifying unknown subjects and providing tips to law enforcemen
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 16 hours ago
assistance in identifying unknown subjects and providing tips to law enforcement,” the agency said in a statement to Fast Company. “We value the public’s help and could not accomplish the mission without their assistance.” While the Reddit... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Can We All Agree That Plastic Straws Are Totally Unnecessary?[Photo: courtesy Aardvark]Seattle made sense as a launch city because as Fred F
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
[Photo: courtesy Aardvark]Seattle made sense as a launch city because as Fred Felleman, Port of Seattle Commissioner, tells Fast Company, it fits in with the city’s overall ambition to be a leader in the environmental sustainability space. The Port,... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Why it’s time for Shopify to stop supporting Breitbart’s online storeSeveral employees made swift exits after Lütke’s decision to keep the Breitbart
ITBusiness.ca / Posted yesterday
Several employees made swift exits after Lütke’s decision to keep the Breitbart Shopify store alive. According to Fast Company, one employee tweeted “I’m leaving Shopify. Cognitive dissonance got too loud.” It is unclear how many employees... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Tech Companies That Have Banned Hate Groups Since Charlottesvillemoderation. “We endeavor to be content-neutral, and so I worry about” future b
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
moderation. “We endeavor to be content-neutral, and so I worry about” future bans, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince tells Fast Company. “But hopefully now we can have a conversation without name-calling and think through what the right policy is.... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mix of Youth And Experience in Kiwi Rotax Grand Final Squadare Ryan Urban (#2), Tiffany Chittenden (#9), Jacob Cranston (#NI), Ryan Wood (
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
are Ryan Urban (#2), Tiffany Chittenden (#9), Jacob Cranston (#NI), Ryan Wood (#40) and David Malcolm (#86). Photo credit: Fast Company/Emilee Jane Photography2016 Giltrap Group New Zealand Rotax Max ChallengeFinal series points after Rnd 8 of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
THE FAST COMPANY INNOVATION FESTIVAL | FALL 2017 | NEW YORK2017 Theme: Leading With Optimism The third annual Fast Company Innovation Fes
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
2017 Theme: Leading With Optimism The third annual Fast Company Innovation Festival promises to be our most ambitious and energizing event ever. Taking place across New York City, the festival will feature more than 150 dynamic events in content... Read more
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Slate
The Problem With GoDaddy Dropping a Neo-Nazi Websitethe website of a fascist alt-right group in which alleged Charlottesville kille
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
the website of a fascist alt-right group in which alleged Charlottesville killer James Fields claimed membership. As Fast Company explains, that was a reversal from its previous “no-censorship” posture. Axios names Reddit, PayPal, GoFundMe,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
After Charlottesville, PayPal says it won’t do business with hate groupsRashad Robinson, the executive director of the social justice non-profit Color
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Rashad Robinson, the executive director of the social justice non-profit Color of Change, told Fast Company his organization had been in discussions with PayPal since February “about a set of groups that should have been on the outside of their... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Intel’s diversity report bumps up goal to reach full representationhigher in mid-career levels. [Image: Intel]Krzanich and Intel’s chief diversit
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
higher in mid-career levels. [Image: Intel]Krzanich and Intel’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, Barbara Whye, tell Fast Company that they attribute the gains partly to retention initiatives like the WarmLine, a web-based submission form... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
3 CEOs, President of American Manufacturing Group All Step Away from Trump After His Charlottesville Remarksand “hate groups” that are “repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.”
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
and “hate groups” that are “repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.” Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank speaks at the Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York City on Nov. 3, 2016. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for Fast Company) Kevin... Read more
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The Daily Record
Letitia Long and Steve Hills | Sonatypethe newspaper experienced significant digital audience growth and was named “Mo
The Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
the newspaper experienced significant digital audience growth and was named “Most Innovative Media Company in the World” by Fast Company. Hills is currently the founding director of the Georgetown University Law Center Business Scholars Program,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Anita Hill Gets Real About Sexism, Race, And How Far We Still Have To Godetails her discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins [Editor’s note: look
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
details her discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins [Editor’s note: look for that interview in the October issue of Fast Company], which she famously lost. She told me that before she sued she spoke to several women who had filed similar... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Qualcomm’s New Camera Will Give Smartphones 3D Visionemitter to bounce off an object and back to a camera next to the emitter. It’s
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
emitter to bounce off an object and back to a camera next to the emitter. It’s essentially radar with light. (Sources tell Fast Company that Apple may have chosen time of flight tech for future iPhone depth sensors.) Qualcomm’s bragging rights are... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Pitching the antidote to greed in professional sportsmedia platforms including The Times, The Guardian, BBC, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sp
PRWeek UK / Posted 5 days ago
media platforms including The Times, The Guardian, BBC, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, El País, L’Equipe, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Globo, Sky, and La Gazzetta dello Sport. It made headlines all over the world, from Nigeria... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Spilling Some Of The Secrets Of Job Recruitershave decided it’s so tough, they’ve resorted to techniques that can be describe
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
have decided it’s so tough, they’ve resorted to techniques that can be described as somewhat shady. Rich Bellis writes about this in Fast Company. He’s an associate at the magazine, where he covers careers, the workplace and employme... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Google drops neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer in about 3 hoursDomains for violating our terms of service.” By the time Google sent out its st
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
Domains for violating our terms of service.” By the time Google sent out its statement, it had not only been contacted by Fast Company, but excoriated on Twitter. We also spoke with Google and got a breakdown of how it all happened: — We don’t... Read more
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iLounge
Developing Smart Connector accessories proving to be a challenge for everyone but Logitechlinking accessories, so far only Apple itself and its close collaborator Logite
iLounge / Posted 5 days ago
linking accessories, so far only Apple itself and its close collaborator Logitech have produced anything to make use of it, Fast Company reports. While Apple has confirmed “multiple companies are now developing Smart Connector accessories,” those in... Read more
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asianage
New Smart Connector accessories on the waythe first iPad Pro’s release. The Smart Connector has not necessarily gained a
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
the first iPad Pro’s release. The Smart Connector has not necessarily gained a whole lot of traction. A new report from Fast Company this week offers some insight into Apple’s efforts to have accessory makers adopt the Smart Connectors. When... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here’s Why Shonda Rhimes Is Leaving ABC For Netflixwith Rhimes beyond her television shows, the move isn’t entirely surprising. In
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
with Rhimes beyond her television shows, the move isn’t entirely surprising. In a cover story for the September issue of Fast Company, I spoke at length with Rhimes about her desire to move beyond traditional forms of “storytelling,” as she likes... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple says to stay tuned for iPad Pro Smart Connector accessories – MacDailyNewscover, which is available for the iPad Pro’s 9.7-inch, 10.5-inch, and 12.9-inch
MacDailyNews / Posted 5 days ago
cover, which is available for the iPad Pro’s 9.7-inch, 10.5-inch, and 12.9-inch variants,” Jared Newman reports for Fast Company. “The other products – two kinds of keyboards and one docking station–are all made by Logitech and are sold at... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Trust Your Feelings, Now More Than EverAnd guess what? All this authentic do-goodism doesn’t end up hurting the bottom
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
And guess what? All this authentic do-goodism doesn’t end up hurting the bottom line. It improves it. If you read only one Fast Company article this month, make it “Starbucks Digs In,” an insightful and emotionally resonant piece by Karen Valby. It... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
5 Brands On The Rise—And 5 On The RunFor the September 2017 issue of Fast Company, we identified 25 brands that matt
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
For the September 2017 issue of Fast Company, we identified 25 brands that matter most in today’s world, including Google, Amazon, Apple, and Tesla. That got us thinking: Which up-and-coming brands might make our list next year—and which formerly top... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Some Analysts Have Doubts About Consumer Reports’ Dismissal Of Microsoft’s Surface LineIntel Skylake processors], which were fixed in software updates, I have not had
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Intel Skylake processors], which were fixed in software updates, I have not had issues,” Moorhead writes in an email to Fast Company. His personal experience, of course, is anecdotal. But he adds, “What CR is lacking is any kind of root cause or... Read more
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Lifehacker
Eclipse-Watching Towns Are Going to Be Absolutely Slammedimmensely profitable. As Brooke Jung, the full-time eclipse marketing and event
Lifehacker / Posted 8 days ago
immensely profitable. As Brooke Jung, the full-time eclipse marketing and events consultant in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, told Fast Company “It’s essentially like hosting the Super Bowl without having to build a stadium.” That sounds very exciting,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
#FireMcMaster, Not Damore: Twitter Bots Are Thriving, And They’re More Lethal Than Everand result in continuing operational cost to us.” The company declined to make
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
and result in continuing operational cost to us.” The company declined to make anyone available for an interview with Fast Company, but a spokesperson pointed to a June blog post highlighting efforts to stop spam and misinformation. “When we... Read more
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FOX News
Attacking Norks would test credibility for Trump, intel communityof trust and temperament with the broader electorate, he will need all the evid
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
of trust and temperament with the broader electorate, he will need all the evidence he can get. TIME OUT: DRONE GROVES Fast Company: “For the past five years, a group of villagers in the delta of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar has painstakingly... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here’s why that new “millennial-only” cruise is letting gen Xers tag alongto share their age information, which will prevent anyone over the age of 45 fr
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
to share their age information, which will prevent anyone over the age of 45 from boarding,” a PR rep for Uniworld told Fast Company. And don’t try to cling to your youth with one last hurrah on the high seas, either, because “the age... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Using Cyberattacks To Stop North Korean Nukes Not Easy, Experts Warnof launch” approach aimed at defending against nuclear strikes before missiles
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
of launch” approach aimed at defending against nuclear strikes before missiles even leave the ground. But experts tell Fast Company that doing significant cyber damage to North Korea’s nuclear program would likely be quite challenging, owing in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Streaming Killed The Cable Bundle: Record 941,000 Pay-TV Customers Ditch Cable In Q2holding their desired content hostage. In summary, streaming killed the cable
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
holding their desired content hostage. In summary, streaming killed the cable bundle. All of which is precisely why, as Fast Company and MoffettNathanson report, pay-TV customers are ditching cable bundles in record numbers with nearly 1 million... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
This New Tire Has No Air And Is 3D Printed From Biodegradable Materialsthe shape of a wheel. While the weblike structure is still a prototype–Terry Ge
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
the shape of a wheel. While the weblike structure is still a prototype–Terry Gettys, Michelin’s global head of R&D, tells Fast Company they’re looking at a 10-to-20-year rollout process–it signals an important new area for innovation in the... Read more
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Lifehacker
Measure and Offset Your Carbon Footprint With a New Online ToolFast Company reports that the nonprofit Conservation International has put out
Lifehacker / Posted 11 days ago
Fast Company reports that the nonprofit Conservation International has put out a new online tool for figuring out your carbon footprint. Spend a few minutes answering questions—home size, how often you drive, how many flights you take per year—and... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
It’s Very Likely That Airbnb Is Causing Your Rent To Go Up, According To A New Study“That’s not insignificant, but that’s not huge,” Kyle Barron, a research assist
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
“That’s not insignificant, but that’s not huge,” Kyle Barron, a research assistant at MIT and coauthor of the study, tells Fast Company. The research is sure to fuel the debate over how Airbnb should be regulated, though it did not delve into the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Never Buy Out-Of-Season Produce Again With This Produce Tracking AppGuide]“It’s now one of the most comprehensive seasonal guides,” Urvashi Rangan,
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
Guide]“It’s now one of the most comprehensive seasonal guides,” Urvashi Rangan, chief science advisor with GRACE, tells Fast Company. In addition to the availability data–you can set reminders for when your favorite produce comes into season–the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Shondaland Built A Creative Work Culture With Play-Doh, Treadmills, And BakeoffsShondaland, which is profiled along with Rhimes in the September cover story of
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
Shondaland, which is profiled along with Rhimes in the September cover story of Fast Company, has been around since the dawn of Grey’s, now in its 13th season. But as the company has grown—it now has nearly 30 employees and six shows in some state of... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Replace Your Electric Bill With A Flat-Rate, Monthly Subscription To Wind Powerafter college, Inspire CEO Patrick Maloney started working at a Philadelphia-ba
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
after college, Inspire CEO Patrick Maloney started working at a Philadelphia-based energy company. The experience, he tells Fast Company, “left me a bit frustrated with the market, and with the overall industry.” The energy industry accounts for 35%... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
At “Lillith Fair For Gen Z,” Inclusion And Diversity Take Center Stagebe the most tolerant and diverse of any generation, with 50% identifying as mix
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
be the most tolerant and diverse of any generation, with 50% identifying as mixed race or as part of an ethnic group. As Fast Company writer Elizabeth Segran noted, “They grew up with a black man as the leader of the free world, with women in... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
SoftBank Eats The World: Inside The Voracious Appetite Of Tech’s Biggest Investorthan in all of last year combined ($8.35 billion compared to $7.94 billion), ac
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
than in all of last year combined ($8.35 billion compared to $7.94 billion), according to a PitchBook analysis prepared for Fast Company. And it’s already invested more in the first three weeks of the third quarter of 2017 (over $2 billion, not... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Three Time Management Hacks For Fighting Boredom At WorkMaybe you can go home when your energy levels start to fade, and then return to
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
Maybe you can go home when your energy levels start to fade, and then return to work when they pick up again. In fact, one Fast Company contributor wrote recently that you might have more leeway in reshaping your working hours without your boss’s... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
13 cities that are starting to ban carsand Verónica Martínez, who are both architects and urban planners from the loca
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
and Verónica Martínez, who are both architects and urban planners from the local pedestrian advocacy group A PIE, told Fast Company. "We believe that regardless of what the General Plan says about the future of the city, many things can be done... Read more
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Connecticut Post
13 cities that are starting to ban carsand Verónica Martínez, who are both architects and urban planners from the loca
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
and Verónica Martínez, who are both architects and urban planners from the local pedestrian advocacy group A PIE, told Fast Company. "We believe that regardless of what the General Plan says about the future of the city, many things can be done... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Hackers Are Teaching Election Officials To Protect Their Voting Machineswas 90 minutes into the day on Friday,” Joseph Hall, chief technologist of the
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
was 90 minutes into the day on Friday,” Joseph Hall, chief technologist of the Center for Democracy and Technology, tells Fast Company. To be fair, the machine hacked first was a device called the WinVote, made by now-defunct Advanced Voting... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
7 Best Mainstream Beauty Brands For Women Of Colorof a wide-ranging effort by parent company L’Oreal to make its brands—which inc
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
of a wide-ranging effort by parent company L’Oreal to make its brands—which include Maybelline and NYX—more inclusive, as Fast Company wrote in 2015. L’Oréal’s Women of Color Lab was created specifically to make products for darker skin tones;... Read more
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Mashable
Bandcamp is helping the Transgender Law Center (and you can, too)their share of profits to the Transgender Law Center. The fundraiser covers bo
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
their share of profits to the Transgender Law Center. The fundraiser covers both merchandise and music, according to Fast Company. So help the site help others by buying something! "Regardless of what you purchase, Bandcamp will be donating... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How do you spell “creepy”? Dictionary.com responds to “spying” accusationsIn a statement to Fast Company, a spokesperson for Dictionary.com—which is owne
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 15 days ago
In a statement to Fast Company, a spokesperson for Dictionary.com—which is owned by IAC/InterActive—said the permission helps enhance mapping abilities and features like location-based lookups. The company also says it gave plenty of notice before... Read more
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The Hill
Green group launches ‘Trump Forest’ to counter Trump environmentfrom supporters. One of the founders of the group, Adrien Taylor from the sust
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
from supporters. One of the founders of the group, Adrien Taylor from the sustainable hat company Offcut Caps, told Fast Company magazine in April that the group hopes to help promote "actual benefit ... from Trump’s stupidity.” On... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Fast Company’s New EngineOver the past year, the technology that powers Fast Company has been completely
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
Over the past year, the technology that powers Fast Company has been completely overhauled. Everything from the tech stack to the content management system, the video platform, and analytics package has changed. To appreciate the magnitude of this... Read more
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Business Wire
Evenflo Weighs in on Heatstroke Prevention Billand investing in this technology,” said Chamberlain. Evenflo, named one of the
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
and investing in this technology,” said Chamberlain. Evenflo, named one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2016 by Fast Company, provides parents smart and simple solutions aimed at the safety and well-being of children. Evenflo is also... Read more
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Mashable
3 things to kill before they kill your creativityreason not to follow your heart.” Aaron Orendorff is the founder oficoniConten
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
reason not to follow your heart.” Aaron Orendorff is the founder oficoniContentand a regular contributor at Entrepreneur, Lifehacker, Fast Company, Business Insider and more. Connect with him about content marketing (and bunnies) onFacebookorTwitt... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
These Common Interview Habits Could Be Why You Aren’t Getting The Jobsome of that, it can be extremely distracting for hiring managers when they see
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 16 days ago
some of that, it can be extremely distracting for hiring managers when they see you constantly shifting. In a previous Fast Company article, Michael Plummer, CEO of direct marketing mail firm Our Town America, told Stephanie Vozza, “I have seen... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Tesla has installed its first solar roofs amid a factory delayearnings call. “I think this roof is going to look really knockout as we keep i
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
earnings call. “I think this roof is going to look really knockout as we keep iterating.” Earlier this year, he told Fast Company he believed that good aesthetics were key to selling SolarCity’s rooftops. In May the company started allowing... Read more
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