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Here’s what Bill Gates is reading and binging during the COVID-19 pandemic

After months of reading only coronavirus-related research, Gates is back to enjoying a good book and binging a good show every now and then. Yesterday Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates sat down with Fast Company’s editor-in-chief Stephanie Mehta to talk about a range of topics... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-01 07:10:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #good book #fast company #covid-19 pandemic #bill gates


Vote for Fast Company’s summer read

We’ve narrowed it down to four books. Now help us pick the one book we’ll all read this summer! Summer is the perfect time to unplug and lose yourself in a good book. The best books change the way we view the world, how we interact with others, and maybe even the direction of our lives. And... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #big part #perfect time #ve narrowed #fast company #great books #good book #work lives


Magazine publishers with video ambitions see YouTube as safer bet than Facebook

Fast Company and The Atlantic are among other smaller video publishers that are prioritizing YouTube. The post Magazine publishers with video ambitions see YouTube as safer bet than Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fast company #magazine publishers #facebook appeared


Amie Deutch Joins Mental Floss as EVP, Publisher

A veteran of Fast Company, Elle Decor, and FHM, Deutch will look to extend the brand's recent growth in digital and video. The post Amie Deutch Joins Mental Floss as EVP, Publisher appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, And "Fast Company": Six Cover Stories (So Far)

Eight years ago, we featured the 22-year-old creator of a site with 19 million users. 1.5 billion members later, the adventure continues.In early 2007, Fast Company senior writer Ellen McGirt got a rush assignment from the magazine's editor, Bob Safian. Both were newcomers to the publication,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What's The Best Comic-Book Adaptation Ever?

The Avengers? The Dark Knight? Weird Science?! Picking a page-to-screen winner isn't easy. But then, neither is CGI.In Fast Company's September issue, we speak with Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman to hear how he took America's favorite flesh-eating zombies from the pages of comic books to... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital devices #comic books #september issue #fast company #weird science #dark knight


Staff Recommender: Erica Boeke, Who Was Once *This Close* To The Big Leagues

The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Erica BoekePhoto: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Erica Boeke Role at Fast Company: Associate publisher, Global Marketing. Among other things, I get to work with our partners on the fun stuff—like the Fast... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #global marketing #associate publisher #fast company #celine grouard #big leagues


How Comic Cons Protect And Serve The Most Rabid Fans On Earth

Cosplay is increasingly taking over comic conventions. Some say that's bad for artists, and even put cosplayers themselves at risk.When he was interviewed for Fast Company's story on his upcoming Marvel Cinematic universe course at the University of Baltimore, adjunct professor Arnold Blumberg... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Video Is 'Display 2.0': Marissa Mayer Woos Advertisers With the 'Yahoo Brand'

As she kicks off her third year at the helm of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer is courting advertisers aggressively. She met with 500 advertising and agency executives, representing 350 brands, during the second quarter.And during Advertising Week on Thursday, the CEO worked to convince marketers that her... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #media platform #agency executives #fast company #advertising week


The Recommender: Scott Mebus Needs You To Know That Vertical Video Is Not Okay

The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Scott MebusPhoto by Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Scott Mebus Role at Fast Company: Head of video and TV Twitter: @scottmebus Titillating Fact: I wrote a children's book series, The Gods of Manhattan, about a... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How "Frozen" Director Jennifer Lee Reinvented The Story Of The Snow Queen

Frozen didn't click until the main characters were reimagined as sisters with a complicated relationship. Co-director Jennifer Lee talks with Fast Company about the collaboration that resulted in the highest-grossing Disney animated film of all time.The fact that Jennifer Lee is a woman isn't... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arianna Huffington Partners With DonorsChoose For Her New Book

People who pre-order the book, Thrive, before March 25 will receive a DonorsChoose gift card equal to the book's list price.DonorsChoose, one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2014, draws inspiration from the better parts of the crowdfunding model: Public school teachers from across... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NewsCred Turns Brands And Marketers Into Publishers With NewsRoom

Although big media brands like The New York Times and The Economist aren't going away anytime soon, the online publishing industry increasingly includes brands, marketers, and independent journalists. With the launch of a new content network, the tech startup NewsCred wants to be the liaison... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #entry point #fast company #media partners #core business #content marketing #original content


R.I.P. @Horse_Ebooks, The Human–Run Twitter Bot That Fooled Us All

@Horse_ebooks is the Twitter account that, until today, spewed frequent bouts of eerily poetic nonsense to more than 213,000 followers: @Horse_ebooks was widely believed to be a Twitter bot whose tweets were sent out by a robot that scraped text from obscure parts of the Internet. That is, until... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zite's Personalized News App Comes To Google Glass

Mark Johnson is possibly the only person in the world who has gone through two pairs of Google Glass in five weeks. (He chalks up the loss of his first pair to an unfortunate brunch incident.) During a recent interview with Fast Company, the CEO of personalized news app Zite was staring into the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hacking Hollywood: A Fast Company Digital Edition

Get it now as an ebook, or from our iPad app. Hacking Hollywood: The Creative Geniuses Behind Homeland, Girls, Mad Men, The Sopranos, Lost, and More is a special edition of Fast Company that is available starting this month. Besides chronicling the tales of disruptive entertainment startups,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #lena dunham #mindy kaling #judd apatow #creative process #fast company #special edition #mad men


The Recommender: Comic Book Aficionado J.J. McCorvey Shares A Stunning Testament To Grandparents

The three best things Fast Company's assistant editor found on the Internet this week. Name: J.J. McCorveyRole at Fast Company: Assistant Editor, printTwitter: @jmccorveyTitillating fact: J.J. has a massive comic book collection–-thousands--of mostly Marvel Comics. “Pshh, plenty of folks love... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #marvel comics #assistant editor #fast company


With 50 Million Users, Flipboard Opens Magazine Creation To The Masses To Take On Tumblr, Pinterest

Flipboard latest update democratizes content curation on the service, introduces search, and provides integration with Etsy. With 50 million users, Flipboard, the social news magazine available on the iPhone and iPad, has become a dominant player in content curation. Now, with competition in... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fast company #social feeds #dominant player


Google's Nexus 7 Tablet Will Lack Some Content In UK

News updates all day from Fast Company.One of the advantages that Google's Nexus 7 tablet may have over its Amazon rival the Kindle Fire is that Google wants to push it out internationally sooner, whereas Amazon is overly US-centric now. But it's emerged that when the Nexus hits British shores,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What's Behind Amazon's Kindle App Tweak?

Today Amazon announced that it's improving the code behind its Kindle app for iOS and Android to allow support for graphic novels and children's illustrated comics. The iOS app is also being polished to alow better searches of your library of downloaded titles and to better fit the iPad's... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fast company #kit eaton #sparking speculation