Fails

The Biggest Facepalm Moments of 2017

Is it too much to ask to do a little better?

5 Lessons From the Great Pepsi Shakeup

Hitching your advertising to a trendy topic has great potential, both for better and worse.

Pepsi Ignites Outrage With Kendall Jenner Ad

Just because you can, it doesn't mean you should.

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Yahoo!

Yahoo Finance Accidentally Tweets Racial Slur

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Social Media

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Robotics

New Zealand Passport Robot Tells Applicant of Asian Descent to Open Eyes

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Internet of Things

How Last Week's Internet Slowdown Proves How the Internet of Things Industry Failed Us

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Failure

5 Proven Ways to Turn Failure into Success

Failure, like almost everything else to an entrepreneur, represents an opportunity.
Human Resources

7 Ways 'Silicon Valley' Is an Epic HR Failure

The popular comedy pokes fun the human resource shortcomings of tech titans and would-be titans who are just as flawed as everybody else.
Google

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Selfie

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