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Twitter Says It Is "Disappointed" With Justice Department's Inaction On Transparency

Twitter has released its latest transparency report detailing the government requests it receives for users’ account information as well as copyright takedowns. However, what’s most interesting about the report is what's missing: the number of requests ... [Published Fast Company - 5 mins ago]
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Portland Will Issue Permits For Airbnb Hosts (After Notifying The Neighbors)

In a win for Airbnb, the city of Portland on Wednesday legalized short-term rental, allowing residents to rent out one or two bedrooms from private homes, and will begin issuing permits in September.The Oregonian reports the city's Bureau of Development ... [Published Fast Company - 43 mins ago]
First reported 58 mins ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 1 reports

This Giant Touchscreen Is Borderline Senseless, But Shhh

We could tell you that this 16-foot-long touchscreen table is some hyper-efficient glimpse at the future of project management because it supports half a dozen people digging through media files at once. We could elaborate, explaining that a complex digital ... [Published Fast Company - 58 mins ago]
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A Highly Unusual Way To Encourage Recycling: Vending Machines That Also Feed Stray Dogs

Here's a new way to get people to recycle: helping out animals who need food.Recently installed in Istanbul, these recycling machines not only take people's bottles. They also dispense dog food and water at the bottom. They're from a local company called ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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"Put A Park On It!" Says Copenhagen To Ugly Parking Garages

Most parking garages are not places where people want to hang out any longer than it takes to park a car. They're also not the greatest use of public space, since many tend to be empty for several hours a day. So when the city of Copenhagen decided to ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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Trees Are Heroes: They Save Hundreds Of Lives A Year

It's long been known that trees help clean the environment, but until recently their exact value hasn't been well understood. Initiatives like i-Tree and OpenTreeMap have begun to help visualize all of the good that trees do for us, and now a new paper ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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If You Are Ready To Chill The Hell Out, Follow @ChillSitch On Twitter Now ;)

Twitter might not be dead , but it sure can be loud and obnoxious sometimes, often brimming with snark, faux-outrage, and boneheaded brand tweets . Small wonder that not long ago it was believed the median Twitter user possessed only one follower .But ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
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How To Use Conflict To Your Advantage At Work

Whether we like it or not, conflict is a constant in life. From big-picture decisions about the future to where to eat lunch, every day we have myriad differences of opinion with others.While some people plow through conflict to get their way, a 2010 ... [Published Fast Company - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Glass Panel Pops Out Of 18th-Story Window, Reminding Us That Nothing Is Safe

A part of a window fell off a high-rise office building this morning in midtown Manhattan, raining shards of glass down onto the street below and injuring three pedestrians.The 34-story building at 40 West 57th St., home to various financial services ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

When Instagram Redesigns Its Android App, It Should Look Just Like This

When Google introduced its big thesis on Material Design in June, the ideas looked great playing out in Android's system interface, but we really didn’t see its principles--in which user interface mimics physical objects that stretch and bend to create ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
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Pop Chart Labs Puts Its Own Spin On The Hip-Hop Vocabulary Flow Chart

For the uninitiated, the assumption is that rappers don't exactly have extensive vocabularies. Sure, old fogeys might say, the average rapper might be equipped with a surprising armory of synonyms for the most basic rap stereotypes--guns, jewelery, and ... [Published Fast Company - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Twitter Grows User Base to 271 Million, But Says Total Audience Size Is Much Larger

Twitter's base grew to 271 million monthly active users in the second quarter, a 6% increase from 255 million users in the previous quarter. The social network also added 13 million users on mobile, bringing the total to 211 million users.However, CEO ... [Published Fast Company - Jul 30 2014]

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...two datasets: requests that came from the government of a U S state or territory, and requests that came from other countries that have submitted "mutual legal assistance treaty requests through the DOJ.”"
"Portland was home to some of the very first Airbnb hosts and staff, and it is only fitting that the city would serve as a leader in the sharing economy" David Owen, regional head of public policy at Airbnb, wrote in a blog post...
...who heads the i-Tree project at the U S Forest Service, says the paper is first to estimate the value of trees to human health across the country. "We have made estimates of pollution removal in urban areas nationally in the past, but this paper expands estimates to all trees (urban and rural) in the conterminous US and specifically links impacts to human health impacts and values" he writes in an email
...up with solutions which are spatially efficient," says Kathrin Gimmel , partner at Jaja Architects , the Copenhagen firm that designed the garage. "There are loads of examples on compact underground parking solutions and in towers as well as hybrid solutions, which combines, for example, housing with parking garages. We think that combining parking garages with public spaces could offer a new experience for all--and not only the select few."

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