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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
How Slack overcame the design challenges of making threaded conversations, including notifications, inline vs. broken-out threads, and more   —  For years, Slack has known that people wanted discussions to appear in clusters.  It just wanted to do it right rather than do it quickly.
Jan 18, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Ainsley O'Connell / Fast Company:
NYC Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen announces plans for $250M, 254K square-foot tech hub near Union Square, which could open as early as 2020   —  Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen lays out the city's vision for the new development, anchored by Civic Hall, which could open as early as 2020.
Dec 22, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Daniel Terdiman / Fast Company:
Mark Zuckerberg talks about progress and challenges building his home assistant Jarvis, a project he's spent 100-150 hours on this year   —  Facebook's CEO still loves to code.  Here's an exclusive peek at his new project, which plays music, makes toast, and occasionally annoys his wife.
Dec 19, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
IFTTT's new plan: companies pay $199 per month to list their services on IFTTT's directory and embed “Applets” (recipes) in their own apps   —  IFTTT wants all of our devices and services to work better together.  But will companies pay the necessary tolls?
Dec 3, 2016, 10:55 PMIn context
John Paul Titlow / Fast Company:
Tinder introduces non-binary gender terms for profiles, mainly aimed at transgender users, and also provides an option to keep gender private   —  Tinder's latest update aims to make transgender users feel more welcome on the dating app.  The timing couldn't be better.
Nov 15, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Jared Newman / Fast Company:
Pocket will start recommending popular stories saved by other users and will list them in categories like technology, food, and fitness   —  While Facebook and Twitter offer an endless parade of links, Pocket wants to promote only the good stuff.  —  Gathering good reading material from around the internet is hard.
Oct 26, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
How Microsoft combined design themes, features, materials from earlier Surface products with new concepts like Dial to create Surface Studio, its first desktop   —  A 28-inch screen, a very special hinge, and a new type of input device add up to an experience conceived with artists and designers in mind.
Oct 26, 2016, 1:07 PMIn context
Sarah Kessler / Fast Company:
Profile of “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer” Bradley Tusk, who helped Uber overcome regulatory hurdles in major cities across the US   —  Tusk has been called the “Uber lobbyist” and “Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer.”  Does he want something more?  —  5 images
Oct 25, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
David Bunnell, founder of PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld, and a social activist, died Tuesday in Berkeley, CA, at age 69   —  The founder of PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld was an entrepreneur who thought like a social activist.  —  In 1973, a former schoolteacher named David Bunnell got …
Oct 22, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
P. Claire Dodson / Fast Company:
AOL launches Alto, an email app that shows relevant information like boarding passes, reservation numbers, more in a card-based dashboard, on iOS and Android   —  Alto's Dashboard makes it easy to access useful items from emails, like boarding passes and reservations.
Sep 29, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context

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