The Lassie of the future will not bark for the sheriff. Instead, a wireless sensor on her harness will detect gas in an earthquake-shattered building, then text the drones and first responders on the scene. Or at least that’s one team’s idea behind a design from this year’s SmartAmerica Challenge, a project launched by the White House Innovation Fellow program.
There are plenty more studies to be found extolling the stress-busting and productivity benefits of carting your four-legged friends into the workplace. And adopting a pet policy might just be the best way to attract the kind of talent your company needs, and it may improve your current employees’ productivity as well.
But just how do you set up an inclusive pet policy that will work for everyone in your organization?
Here are some tips on how to work alongside Fido and attract top talent, all without ruffling any feathers:
Nice Nosing You is the rare set of photographs that can turn an ordinary dog into an abstract piece of art, just by finding a novel angle.
The world of creative canine coiffure is a truly, deeply weird one. Last year, NYC-based photographer Paul Nathan traveled to New Jersey’s Intergroom, a high-profile grooming competition, because of course those exist, and took portraits of pooches clipped and dyed to look like flamingoes, clowns, leopards, and parrots, among other un-dogly things.
What the who?
This video might make you cry. Actually, it will probably make you cry.
At first glance, it’s the epitome of everything wrong with crowdfunding platforms: It’s vaporware, a concept that has no hope of becoming a reality. And so far, the press has met it with skepticism. But after talking to the Swedish creatives behind the device at Studio Total, I, like most of you, will kick myself for not thinking of it first.
Subway dogs always make my day
Just in time for our “Most Innovative Cats” list.
(Source: Fast Company)
Can you teach a good dog new tricks? Yes, you can. You can even teach a dog how to drive. Really.
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