By building freely available sunscreen into cities’ infrastructure, Beck and Warren are hoping to bring about a behavior change in people when it comes to applying sunscreen.
To Alex Beck and Ryan Warren, entrepreneurs and the cofounders of BrightGuard, a company that distributes and installs free sunscreen dispensers, laws like this—and other barriers to applying sunscreen, like affordability and access—are exactly what they’re trying to break through with their work. “We want to remove all excuses for why people aren’t applying sunscreen,” Warren tells Fast Company.
There’s an obvious fix for this scenario , and it’s good-quality sunscreen.
To build the model, the researchers compared the city to other communities that didn’t increase their minimum wage, but they were limited to Washington, where other hourly wage data was available.
The University of Washington’s researchers’ model of what would have happened in Seattle without the wage increase might also be flawed.
As the minimum wage goes up in Seattle–with with workers now required to make as much as 15 an hour, and all workers set to make that much by 2021–the city has become a bellwether for other communities that are looking to raise their minimum wage or have one already scheduled.
The display springs into action whenever the Echo Show’s camera detects motion.
It’s not available on other Echo devices, so it may help justify the Echo Show’s $50 premium in people’s minds even if they seldom use the feature.
Whereas the Echo speaker can be easy to overlook, the Echo Show’s persistent display and front-facing video camera have a way of beckoning for your voice commands, ensuring that Alexa doesn’t get neglected.
Code Lab utilizes the latest version of Scratch Blocks, which includes a new introductory mode of arranging blocks horizontally across the screen.
Aiming to provide the first bot that future engineers learn to program could be a good start toward building a robot empire.
After releasing a programming kit in the popular Python language last year, Anki is now looking to go after kids as young as six years old with a point-and-click programming interface called Cozmo Code Lab.
There is none this week because it’s the Grand Prix Edition, featuring case studies, so the reasoning should be pretty clear there.
Given we’ve spent plenty of words of praise on “Fearless Girl” since it first landed on Wall Street–and rightly so!–for the purposes of this week’s Grand Prix Edition, I’m going to take her out of the running.
Now, without further delay, here are my favorites among the best of the best awarded last week in the south of France.