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How to Understand the Google-Apple Smartphone War

When thinking about smartphones — the most important digital devices today — it’s customary to think of the business as a simple market-share contest. The conventional wisdom is that, of the two players who count, Google, via its Android platform, has soundly trounced Apple, via its iOS platform. So, […] Click to view full article

Measles Vaccine: Whose Rights Are At Risk?

Measles Vaccine: Whose Rights Are At Risk?

A health worker prepares a vaccine against measles at the Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City July 22, 2011. Bernardo Montoya/Reuters One of the great achievements of the last century was the effective elimination of many deadly communicable diseases by the widespread deployment of vaccines. I can still […] Click to view full article

The Uber Workcation

The Uber Workcation

Tech & Science Uber employees on workcation in Stockholm. Uber As the clock struck midnight, marking the beginning of 2010, six panicked employees were jammed into a Malibu, California vacation rental, attempting to keep their company’s app from crashing and customers from boiling over with rage. The CEO had […] Click to view full article

The Arrival of the Wearable Dating App

The Arrival of the Wearable Dating App

Yang Liu’s pictogram collection looks at the challenges of communications between the sexes perpetuated by stereotypical male/female oppositions. Yang Liu My year of dating dangerously didn’t conjure up the love of my life, but it did reveal some home truths about human nature – and more than a little […] Click to view full article