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Beyond Woke Capitalism • What it’ll take to get companies to the promised land of an equitable relationship with both workers and society
THE YEAR IN WOKE CAPITALISM • Some nods toward justice were purposeful, and some were for show.
The Comedian Is In • Dope Queen Phoebe Robinson is using her new platform to explore all sorts of hang-ups: her guests’, her industry’s, and even her own.
SOOOOO MANY PROJECTS • A guide to Phoebe Robinson’s ongoing multimedia breakthrough
Planting a Cure • In the race to manufacture billions of doses of vaccines, could plants be a secret ingredient?
Annie’s Bets the Farm • To help save the planet, the General Mills subsidiary is leading the industry toward regenerative agriculture.
GROUND WARFARE • Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere contributes to global warming. Regenerative agriculture traps carbon dioxide in the soil.
Class Is Now Streaming • Online learning is taking off from unexpected platforms.
Drawing Conclusions • Data journalist Mona Chalabi delivers messages to the masses.
On the Plus Side • Norwegian furniture-maker Vestre and Bjarke Ingels Group reimagine the factory as a hub for jobs, tourism, and community gatherings.
What every business must know about the new era of broadband • AS 5G NETWORKING BECOMES A REALITY, A NEW WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY AWAITS. WHETHER OR NOT YOU’RE READY MAY DETERMINE THE FUTURE OF YOUR COMPANY.
Counter Culture • A vibrant Scandinavian-designed ceramic slip-cast jug
Music for Every Moment • Daniel Lubetzky, founder and executive chairman, Kind Snacks
My Daily Media Diet • Nathalie Molina Niño, president, O3; author, Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs
my operating system.
The future of user experience design starts with AI • SALESFORCE LEANS ON SMART TECH TO LET COMPANIES BUILD WEBSITES THAT ADAPT TO THEIR USERS
The Books That Inspire Me
THE NEW NEW RULES OF BUSINESS
2020 IMPACT COUNCIL MEMBERS
FACEBOOK’S QUADRUPLE PLAY • THE TECH JUGGERNAUT IS WEAVING TOGETHER ITS FOUR MEGA APPS– INSTAGRAM, WHATSAPP, MESSENGER, AND FACEBOOK ITSELF–AT THE VERY MOMENT WATCHDOGS AND REGULATORS ARE CLOSING IN. NO BIG DEAL: ONLY DEMOCRACY HANGS IN THE BALANCE.
ALL IN THE FAMILY • A BIG CHUNK OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION ALREADY LIVES IN THE COMBINED REALM OF FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, MESSENGER, AND WHATSAPP. *
END-TO-END ENCRYPTION: THE PROMISE AND THE PERILS • IT’S DEFINITELY COMPLICATED, BUT HERE’S WHY FACEBOOK IS PURSUING IT, HOW IT BENEFITS YOU, WHY IT’S RISKY, AND WHY IT MATTERS.
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AN EMERGENCY PRE-FAB ICU
A WAREHOUSE REDESIGNED FOR COLLABORATION
A BETTER SHOE FOR LIFESAVERS
A WHIMSICAL SERVICE KIOSK
A MORE INVITING WAY TO PLAY
A HIGH-TECH COLLABORATIVE
A REDEFINITION OF VISUAL JOURNALISM
A CAMPUS BUILT FOR DISASTERS
A UNIVERSAL CHARGER FOR CARS
AN EASIER ONLINE LOAN PROCESS
A BETTER STORE
AN ELECTRIC BIKE FOR URBAN STREETS
A BETTER BEAUTY KIT
A DETERIORATING ELEGANCE
A CLEVER FOLDING CUP
A MONEY GUIDE FOR THE LATINX COMMUNITY
A MORE FLEXIBLE TESTING TOOL
A NEW WAY TO CONTROL DATA
A 3D-PRINTED LAMP
AN EVOLVING SOUNDSCAPE
AN IRREVERENT CREATIVITY HUB