LAST WINTER, THE sportswear giant Adidas opened a pop-up store inside a Berlin shopping mall. The boutique was part of a corporate experiment called Storefactory—a name as flatly self-explanatory as it is consistent with the convention of German compound nouns. It offered a single product: machine-knit merino wool sweaters, made to order on the spot. Continue reading Inside Adidas’ Robot- Powered, On Demand Sneaker Factory
There are many diverse employees that want to help local organizations–not just the CEO. Continue reading How Big Companies Can Push Nonprofits To Diversify Their Boards
Computer programming jobs are growing 12% faster than the market average – here’s how business and society can encourage more women into the profession. Continue reading Cracking the code: how to get more women into computing
There are moments that Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, just can’t forget.
There was the time a college counselor at her high school in Las Cruces, New Mexico, scoffed at Acevedo’s desire to study engineering. “Girls like you don’t go to college,” she recalls the counselor saying, in a reference to her Mexican ethnicity. Continue reading How the Girl Scouts CEO went from rocket scientist to America’s biggest champion of girls
Once billed as “the most beautiful woman in the world,” actress Hedy Lamarr is often remembered for Golden Age Hollywood hits like Samson and Delilah. But Lamarr was gifted with more than just a face for film; she had a mind for science. Continue reading Actress Hedy Lamarr laid the groundwork for some of today’s wireless tech
When David Ojobaro started Squeezed, a cold-pressed juice business, he got two hours of sleep a night. He began juicing at 6 a.m., and made deliveries in the wee hours. Continue reading The business of keeping things fresh
Miranda Dennis hasn’t always had a positive experience working in the tech industry. Today, she’s thankful to be at a company that shows her respect and curbs the sexism, but she says that hasn’t always been the case. Continue reading What is the secret to drawing women into tech?
There’s a lot of bad stuff potentially floating in our tap water. Now you can find out exactly what’s wrong with it. Continue reading This Device Will Detect The Dangerous Chemicals In Your Tap Water
Green Bronx Machine has made the COVER story of TIME for KIDS Magazine and they’re delighted to share the story of their impact!
Continue reading Green Bronx Machine—Shares The Story Of Their Impact
The corals which adorn Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have long been struggling due to global warming and pollution, but researchers may have found a way to potentially ease the decline. Continue reading Researchers turn to new technique for boosting coral growth in the Great Barrier Reef