The entrepreneurs who are helping to create the infrastructure for remote work are also gaining recognition. Nguyen has won multiple awards in pitching competitions, and her company has received investment from angel investors in Japan and an accelerator in Vietnam, which is funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology. In Indonesia, coworking startup GoWork pulled in an investment of $10 million for expansion in late 2018. … [Read more...] about The remote working revolution is coming to Southeast Asia
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Wedged between the port of Los Angeles, the city of Long Beach, and the luxurious homes of Rancho Palos Verdes is the neighborhood of Wilmington. Listed at less than 10 square miles, with a population of about 60,000, it’s also home to the third biggest oil field in the continental United States. … [Read more...] about Patagonia’s new film celebrates activists fighting urban oil drilling in L.A.
This week, the Smithsonian is taking a major step forward in democratizing American history. The new initiative Smithsonian Open Access allows for images and data formerly housed in the institution’s private collections to be freely accessible to anyone, unrestricted by copyrights. … [Read more...] about The Smithsonian has just released 2.8 million images for free download
Will any of them take place as planned? Facebook’s difficult decision could prompt other big companies to pull their own respective plugs sooner rather than later, before too many would-be attendees have booked travel. These events have become so instrumental to the industry’s rhythms that it’s not clear what would happen if they just went away. Or whether things would just go back to normal in 2021, assuming that the world is feeling less alarmed about the coronavirus by then. … [Read more...] about The coronavirus just took down Facebook’s F8 event. Who’s next?