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2019-10-22 13:00:22| Fast Company

Its new campaign uses the flattery of being a nonconformist to try to get users to get off Facebook and into a bar. A man peeks out his apartment’s peephole and discovers a hallway full of lurkers staring at his closed door. Another man looks up from his phone on a street corner to see a crowd of doppelgängers staring back waiting for his next move. Both men react by running in the opposite direction, chased by throngs through the streets. A woman is seen dashing through a department store as an army of look-alikes follows suit.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 12:00:46| Fast Company

When it comes to neck pain, research shows that altering your workstation has little to no impact on whether you’ll develop problems. What does? Stress. If you suffer from neck pain, you’re not alone. Spinal pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, and its occurrence has increased dramatically over the past 25 years. While most episodes of neck pain are likely to get better within a few months, half to three-quarters of people who have neck pain will experience repeated episodes of pain.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 12:00:38| Fast Company

Plus, your baby will look like an eco-friendly sumo wrestler. The invention of the disposable diaper was a godsend to new parents. It’s hard enough dealing with the grueling schedule of round-the-clock diaper changes, let alone pinning and hand-washing cloth diapers. Brands like Pampers and Huggies really did parents a solid by inventing diapers that could be conveniently thrown out.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 12:00:06| Fast Company

Knowing your stuff and being prepared helps, but the essential key to confidence lies in doing this one thing daily. Confidence is both an art and a study. It’s an art because when you watch someone who’s truly confident in what they’re doing, it’s magic. There should be a museum exhibit dedicated to great moments of confidence in history. It’s a study because, odds are, the most confident person you know wasn’t born that way.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 11:37:03| Fast Company

Hint: it’s in the billions. In September it was announced that WeWork’s founder and CEO Adam Neumann would be leaving the company. Shortly after, the company pulled plans for its hotly anticipated IPO. The cancelation came after concerns rapidly grew in August and September about the company’s financials and sustainability. During that timeframe, the company’s valuation plummeted from an estimated $47 billion to around $10 billion.Read Full Story

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2019-10-22 11:00:49| Fast Company

It’s exciting to get a job offer, but there’s good reason to hesitate before accepting. Ask these questions first. You polished your résumé, dazzled them in interviews, and landed the job you’ve been chasing. You’ve finally received that coveted offer letter. But don’t get too excited yet.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 11:00:15| Fast Company

The browser has now blocked billions of trackers by default—and has launched a new feature explaining what exactly those trackers do and what that means for you. It’s not paranoia: You are being followed. Marketers are embedding dozens of trackers per website to follow your online wanderings and build up ad-targeting profiles. While the dominant browser, Google Chrome, takes a timid approach to these trackers, Apple and now Mozilla are attacking them head on.Read Full Story

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2019-10-22 10:00:42| Fast Company

Can’t look, but can’t look away. It looks like a chunk of flesh, lopped out of someone’s arm and placed on a table. And it’s pretty much just that. You can stroke the skin, tickle the skin, pinch the skin, and it will know. But this skin isn’t human skin. It’s skin for computers.Read Full Story

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2019-10-22 10:00:02| Fast Company

A new book out today, ‘Diversity, Inc.,’ looks beyond the corporate hype to reveal if there’s been any actual progress toward equality. Diversity has become not only a buzzword, but an industry unto itself. Against a backdrop of social upheaval as evidenced by Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, #OscarsSoWhite, and the like, issues of diversity and its implications have touched virtually every sector.Read Full Story

Category: E-Commerce

2019-10-22 09:48:59| Fast Company

Plank has run the $9 billion company since founding it in his grandmother’s basement in 1996 when he was still in college. Under Armour has announced that Kevin Plank, its founder and CEO, is stepping down from his role as chief executive officer in three months’ time. Plank has run the company since founding it in his grandmother’s basement in 1996 when he was still in college, reports CNBC. In the 23 years since, Plank has taken the company from nothing to a $9 billion operation.Read Full Story

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