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Voter ID Laws May Have Actually Increased The Likelihood Of Voter Fraud—By Hackers 3 May 2016, 8:20 pm

States that passed voter ID laws didn't just potentially disenfranchise voters. They made their elections more vulnerable to hackers.Over the past 16 years, only 10 cases of voter impersonation—out. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | David Holmes

The Jukebox At Your Local Bar Just Got More Dangerous 3 May 2016, 6:30 pm

The new TouchTunes app blends personalization, good design, and better payment options to keep you pumping money into the jukebox.Rarely does a new music app make me feel nervous. But as the TouchTune. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | John Paul Titlow

Marvel Kicks Off Video Series To Ease In New Readers, Starting With Black Panther 3 May 2016, 4:06 pm

With superstar writer Ta-Nehisi Coates behind the comic, and a movie on the way, now's the time to learn about the man known as T'Challa.Marvel grabbed some international headlines when it announced t. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Dan Solomon

Indiegogo Campaign Aims To Light Up The Dominican Republic With $25 LED Lamps 3 May 2016, 4:00 pm

For 8 million Dominicans with spotty electric service, and at least a million who are off the grid, cheap lights could change lives.Outside of glitzy resort areas like Punta Cana, many Dominicans (abo. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Sean Captain

Afro Celt Sound System's Complete Guide To Creating The Perfect Home Recording Studio 3 May 2016, 12:00 pm

From computers to mics, here's what you need to lay down beats like a pro.Wanna record some music? Sadly, scheduling time in a professional studio to record, mix, and master your tunes can set you bac. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Seamus Bellamy

Adblock Plus Says It Knows How To Get Consumers To Pay For Content 3 May 2016, 12:00 pm

Top ad-zapping software company will integrate Flattr, a system created by a Pirate Bay cofounder that lets people pay just what they want."Just because people block ads doesn't mean they hate publish. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Sean Captain

How A Dutch Startup Made The File-Sharing Business Cool 3 May 2016, 11:00 am

WeTransfer's simple user experience and creative clientele are transforming a commodity service into a bona fide brand.In the Netherlands, where the file-transfer company WeTransfer is headquartered,. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | John Pavlus

Netflix Knows Which Pictures You'll Click On--And Why 3 May 2016, 11:00 am

The service's recent experiments with images reveal some surprising (and useful) takeaways about why people click what they do.It's still one of the great mysteries of the Internet: with the millions. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Elizabeth Segran

Apple Celebrates Mother's Day With Real Mom iPhone Footage 3 May 2016, 10:30 am

Real moms, real kids, and a real bull's-eye on the Mother's Day feels.WHAT: A simple, photo-based ad made with real shots and video taken with an iPhone that will probably make you want to call your m. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Jeff Beer

What Happened To The Mosquito-Zapping Laser That Was Going To Stop Malaria? 3 May 2016, 10:00 am

The idea of the "photonic fence" debuted to much fanfare at TED. Years later, we may see it employed, but it won't be stopping malaria—at least not yet.Six years ago at TED, former Microsoft CTO and. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Ben Schiller

The Business Strategy Behind Chobani's Generosity 3 May 2016, 9:30 am

Beyond the good PR and altruism, is there a business strategy for being generous to employees?Late last month, the yogurt company Chobani surprised many when its founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, announced that. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Cale Guthrie Weissman

The LinkedIn For Women Who Have Taken A Career Break 3 May 2016, 9:27 am

Après is a new job marketplace that is targeted toward moms who want to opt back into their careers.Jennifer Gefsky is an accomplished professional. After graduating from law school, she was recruite. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Lydia Dishman

Let The Head Of TED Show You How To End Your Speech With Power 3 May 2016, 9:00 am

Chris Anderson offers three much better alternatives to, "Well, that's all my time, so, uh, thanks for listening."If you've held people's attention through your talk, don't ruin it with a flat ending.. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Chris Anderson

Marissa Mayer Isn't The Only CEO Poised For A Massive Payday If Fired By A New Owner 2 May 2016, 9:15 pm

The news that the Yahoo CEO could net a $55 million severance package made for breathless headlines this morning.Last Friday, Yahoo filed an amended 10-K document that revealed if CEO Marissa Mayer is. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | David Holmes

IBM's Watson Helps Design LED-Filled Dress For The Met Gala 2 May 2016, 7:36 pm

The collaboration between Watson and Marchesa is part of a larger IBM effort to introduce its supercomputer into creative industries.At the Met Gala in Manhattan tonight, one model will be wearing a ". […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Rose Pastore

How The New, Improved Chatbots Rewrite 50 Years Of Bot History 2 May 2016, 6:45 pm

SmarterChild and other bots of yesteryear had hearts where their brains should have been. The new ones don't.The critically unloved 1999 film Bicentennial Man seems like an odd turning point in the ev. […]

Source: Fast Company Fast Company | Jared Newman

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