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Written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead conversations, and create the future of business. Launched in November 1995 by Alan Webber and Bill Taylor, two former Harvard Business Review editors, Fast Company magazine was founded on a single premise: A global revolution was changing business, and business was changing the world. Discarding the old rules of business, Fast Company set out to chronicle how changing companies create and compete, to highlight new business practices, and to showcase the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.

Mission: We believe in business as a force for positive change. We chronicle how companies create and compete, highlight new business practices, and showcase the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.

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An environmental engineer shares the premature and potentially risky uses of UV light.
09/23/2020
Is UV light safe? The truth about disinfecting air

An environmental engineer shares the premature and potentially risky uses of UV light.

Far UV-C as a method for disinfecting pathogens has many possibilities. But it has also led to some premature and potentially risky uses.

Starship Technologies plans to have these battery-powered conveyances making deliveries around 15 U.S. colleges this fal...
09/23/2020
Contactless delivery robots may soon hit a sidewalk near you

Starship Technologies plans to have these battery-powered conveyances making deliveries around 15 U.S. colleges this fall.

Grocery-delivering bots tackle a simpler challenge than self-driving vehicles. But there are still some challenges yet to be worked out.

"The pandemic has forced us to demote inauthentic narratives...Even after the pandemic, I believe the bar will be irreve...
09/23/2020
The future of experiences, according to a theme park designer

"The pandemic has forced us to demote inauthentic narratives...Even after the pandemic, I believe the bar will be irreversibly elevated."

Fri Forjindam’s clients include HBO’s SXSWestworld, Paisley Park, and Comic-Con, among others. Here, she weighs how theme parks can adapt for a COVID-19 world.

Mind-reading isn’t a trick, it’s a skill that the most successful people have mastered. Here’s how you can practice it.
09/22/2020
Five Ways To Read Someone’s Mind

Mind-reading isn’t a trick, it’s a skill that the most successful people have mastered. Here’s how you can practice it.

Mind-reading isn’t a trick, it’s a skill that the most successful people have mastered. Here’s how you can practice it.

These gorgeous posters demonstrate the power of incredible graphic design. 🤩
09/22/2020
129 indie films that prove movie posters can be high art

These gorgeous posters demonstrate the power of incredible graphic design. 🤩

The annual South by South West Film Festival was cancelled this year, but these feature films, animated shorts, documentaries, and videos were not.

Nowhere in the Constitution does it say there must be nine justices.
09/22/2020
Packing the Supreme Court, explained

Nowhere in the Constitution does it say there must be nine justices.

If Trump replaces Justice Ginsburg this close to the election, Democrats are discussing a bold response: adding justices to the Supreme Court—because nowhere in the Constitution does it say there must be nine.

Amoruso is distilling everything she learned at Nasty Gal and Girlboss—the good and the bad—into an eight-week entrepren...
09/22/2020
Sophia Amoruso’s latest venture: a $2,000 business class

Amoruso is distilling everything she learned at Nasty Gal and Girlboss—the good and the bad—into an eight-week entrepreneurship course.

Amoruso is distilling everything she learned at Nasty Gal and Girlboss—the good and the bad—into an eight-week entrepreneurship course for founders who want to bootstrap their business.

In 1988, Steve Jobs did a remarkable demo of his amazing new NeXT computer—and Charles Mann saved it for posterity. List...
09/22/2020
This unheard Steve Jobs tape is part of an amazing trove of tech history

In 1988, Steve Jobs did a remarkable demo of his amazing new NeXT computer—and Charles Mann saved it for posterity. Listen here. 👇

When Steve Jobs demoed his NeXT computer at a 1988 user meeting, Charles Mann was there to record it—along with dozens of other talks by computing pioneers.

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