Millennials face much higher death rates than Gen-Xers
Hello, In a Fast Company exclusive, go inside the design of Microsoft’s Hololens 2 with the story of
In a Fast Company exclusive, go inside the design of Microsoft’s Hololens 2 with the story of how it was made. The company’s latest mixed-reality headset is shipping today.
Some details: The Hololens 2 weighs just 13 grams, or about half an ounce, lighter than the Hololens 1, but it’s measurably three times more comfortable to wear. Hololens 2 has twice the viewable area and better onboard AI, which allows you to grab corners of a hologram to stretch it out—or just snatch the whole thing with your hand. Plus, there’s some truly ingenious onboarding UX.
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Millennials may love avocados, Fitbits, and booze-free cocktails, but that doesn’t mean they’re healthy. In fact, their health is declining—and since they’re the largest cohort currently in the U.S. workforce, with close to 73 million people, that will have major implications for both healthcare costs and economic growth, according to a new report.
Chobani’s veteran class is smaller than its previous incubators, because many of the startups are so early-stage that they’ll need more specific attention. Three companies out of about 60 applicants were chosen.
OneWeb plans to surpass existing satellite-broadband firms by flying below them and in vastly larger numbers. Instead of rocketing a few large satellites all the way to geostationary Earth orbit (GEO)—22,236 miles up, at which point the satellite’s orbital period keeps it locked above one point on the equator—the company will launch hundreds of satellites in much lower orbits.
The collection, which launches today, features 12 ready-to-wear pieces, including T-shirts, bodysuits, sweaters, dresses, and jackets, each emblazoned with data-set patterns, at price points that range from $49 to $299.
The recall falls under the “Class 1” classification, meaning there is a “reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.” The reason for the recall of over 2 million pounds of chicken sold by Simmons Prepared Foods, according to the USDA, is that the affected chicken could be “contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal.”