SXSW takeaways, travel goes mobile, the future of transportation, seaweed, the evolution of "bitch," and more.
–Fast Company presents “The World-Changing Ideas of 2015.”
-Travel is increasingly mobile, with 1.5 billion boarding passes expected to be delivered via mobile by 2019, per eMarketer.
–The Economist weighs in on Facebook’s move into the payments space.
-Facing declines in attendance, museums are turning to new tech like beacons to entice Millennials, per The New York Times.
–The Huffington Post looks at online linguistics and the death of punctuation.
-Google is making further moves to increase mobile-friendliness in search results, reports Forbes.
–The Huffington Post considers the connected consumer and how retail is evolving.
-There are now more working women over 50 than aged 16-24 in the U.K., reports The Daily Mail.
–Fast Company reports on Microsoft’s new security feature and the rise of biometrics over passwords.
-“The gut is dead. Long live the data,” says The New York Times Magazine.
–Virgin founder Richard Branson talks electric cars and the future of transportation.
–The New York Times asks whether wearable tech could be yet another cause of cancer.
–Wired explores the tolls our screen time is taking on our health.
–The New Yorker looks at what your social media posts say about your health and happiness.
-Pre-work dance parties are on the rise, per The New York Times.
-A writer for Fast Company makes the case for brands building stripped-down SMS chatbots over flashy apps.
-In Dazed Magazine, Liza Kindred, founder of fashion/tech think tank Third Wave Fashion, weighs in on the problem with wearables.
-“Hundreds of thousands of stressed-out people across France have recently taken to an unlikely means of relaxation: coloring books for adults,” says The Atlantic.
-Watch out, kale—seaweed could be the next hip green of choice, says NPR.
-According to The New York Times, the fashion of the ’70s is making a comeback (again).
–The Atlantic on the evolution of the word “bitch.”