Modern Life

A second act for the parking garage

If ride-sharing and driverless taxis reduce individual commuting, parking facilities could be repurposed as office space, apartments, gyms and more.

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The new job perk everyone wants: Bleisure travel

Millennials are piggybacking personal travel onto business trips, which saves them and their employers money while making travel goals more accessible.

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In their own words: Empowering children through storytelling

In a new short film and in schools across the globe, creative writing empowers students and their communities.

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With AI watching, clues to why neighborhoods flourish or fail

AI imaging is delivering greater insights into neighborhoods than surveys and census data have ever been able to provide.

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An app that makes commuting a joy?

MaaS, Finland’s experiment in connected mobility could change the way the world travels.

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Welcoming the robo-nannies

Millennial parents see a rosy future for AI, sensors and Big Data in their children’s lives.

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A mathematician-turned-poet becomes a social media star

Samer Takriti’s math skills attracted trading firms and hedge funds, but his classical Arabic poems have won him over a million followers.

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More and more digital natives are hitting ‘print’

Printed photos are seeing a revival as people seek new ways to connect in a digital world.

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