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Jonathan Olivares has spent the last few years working on a research and design project called the Outdoor Office. We spoke to him about the challenges and possibilities of taking the workplace...
November 26, 2012, 1:25 AM PST | By Molly Petrilla
These critically acclaimed “sonic nomads” offer urban travelers a way to enter foreign neighborhoods as insiders.
November 23, 2012, 3:15 AM PST | By Rachel James
Streetcars are making a comeback in the United States and the French company Alstom, which designs streetcars, is helping lead the charge internationally.
November 19, 2012, 3:00 AM PST | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
When a wrongdoing is explained by a brain imbalance we tend to forgive that person of responsibility. SmartPlanet speaks with neuroscientist John Monterosso to explore the ethics of such thinking.
November 16, 2012, 4:00 AM PST | By Christie Nicholson
Students and graduates from Stanford’s d.school created SparkTruck to teach kids how to brainstorm, prototype and create. Then they drove it 15,000 miles to see if it worked.
November 12, 2012, 2:47 AM PST | By Molly Petrilla
With little media coverage over the last year, the Occupy movement’s immediate response to Hurricane Sandy came as a surprise to many. Is this the movement’s defining moment?
November 9, 2012, 3:30 AM PST | By Rachel James
In a recent interview from her field station in Colorado, the renowned animal scientist describes the benefits of ‘thinking in pictures,’ misunderstandings about autism and what keeps...
November 5, 2012, 2:00 AM PST | By Christina Hernandez Sherwood
It’s time for a major shift — in office design, and in the culture of modern work.
November 2, 2012, 4:00 AM PDT | By Christie Nicholson