How Carhartt Engineered Ageless Cool, and Won Fans From Skateboarders to Barack Obama
Carhartt clothing was designed for railway workers and adopted by rappers and skaters. Its rugged, reliable, made-in-America appeal is still spreading. And the company itself is on its fifth generation of family leadership.
Even Executives at Voice-Recognition Companies Are a Little Freaked Out About Their Kids Using the Technology
The people building new AI audio technologies explained to me their fears about their families interacting with robots, being recorded, and disclosing personal information.
The Humans Behind Cards Against Humanity
Eight high-school friends who created a profane, hilarious game are all grown up, and have a thriving business. It has grossed millions. Only none of its creators is quitting his day job. What gives?
How a Rogue Team Secretly Built Uber's Latest Project Over a Weekend
What happens when you have an idea, but it's not in the workflow? Here's how an enterprising team at Uber dreamed up the company's latest product, and got the idea off the ground.
From a Slum in Delhi to a $45 Million Venture-Backed Startup
This teen runaway has risen up from very humble times. But that wasn't his biggest challenge.
Nice Baby You've Got There! Let's Strap a Wearable on Her
The movement-tracking, data-caching quantified-self movement now wants to crawl into your baby's crib. To snuggle with him while he's sleeping. And get into his diapers. Seriously.
How Pop's Shop Became A $30 Million Business In Just Three Generations
A fast-growing online retailer began life long ago as a tiny storefront on Mulberry Street. Meet the enterprising family that saved its patriarch's Newark Nut Company.