Population

Design Reconfigurable Hotel Can Adapt To The Needs Of The City Around It

The (W)ego structure shows a future where the occupants should expect to have to interact with their neighbors to get to their room

Advertising Anthropologist & Design Researcher: The Societal Effect Of Aging In Japan And China

PSFK 2017 speaker and The Field Study Handbook author Jan Chipchase discusses how an aging society presents significant societal issues and opportunities for companies in China and Japan

Features How To Feed 9.7bn People? Startups Take On Global Food Problem

In hunt for solution to rising population, agriculture has adopted venture capital mindset

Retail 10 Stories You Need To Know Today

Saturday Night Live comes to China, DARPA creates a vanishing battery, and more.

Innovation Facebook Brings Migration Studies Into The Age Of Big Data [Pics]

Never before have scientists been able to track how many people migrate and where.

Syndicated Will Meat On Your Plate Become A Once-In-A-Blue-Moon Extravagance?

Water scarcity and food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists.

Gaming & Play When Olympic Medals Are Weighted Against Each Country's GDP, Russia Wins

Statisticians looked at factors like GDP and total population to determine who the real winning country is when it comes to performing at the Olympic Games.

Luxury How Will UK Schools Respond To Increasing Population Growth?

A surge in the UK's population means a shortage of places for many cities' students — leaders consider 'split-shift' schooling and makeshift schools in response.

Technology PSFK Picks: Top Five Apps Of The Week

A roundup of the latest, most fascinating apps we've learned about this past week.

Technology National Geographic's New App Aims To Understand World Population

"7 Billion" app explores the trends and effects of a growing population in light of diminishing resources and a world climate that is deteriorating.

Design Insights Into Building Smarter Cities [Infographic]

What are the crucial factors that need to be considered in order to create a sustainable city?

Work Current Population Growth Is Costing Us The Earth [Headlines]

Our population is rising while our ability to sustain life on Earth is shrinking – we must change before nature does it for us.

Innovation Immigrant Hotspots In The U.S. [Infographic]

A new research shows that unlikely cities in the U.S. have become more popular with foreign-born residents.

Innovation World Population To Top 7 Billion Before 2012 [Headlines]

The latest demographic estimates from the United Nations indicate that the global human population will top 7 billion before we welcome next year.