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Beauty IL MAKIAGE's AI-Enabled Quiz Matches Online Customers To Perfect Shade

The beauty brand is offering foundation recommendations based on a brief online quiz, forgoing tech integrations like AR that other beauty retailers are using for a streamlined approach to personalization

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Blue Cross Blue Shield Extends Grocery Delivery To Service 'Food Deserts'

To make good nutrition more accessible in low-income areas, Blue Cross expanding its healthy meal delivery plan, offering a subscription that covers delivery fees to incentivize adoption

Food & Beverage Pioneer Of Humanability: Joy Youwakim

In an interview with PSFK in collaboration with Verizon, Joy Youwakim discusses how she is using technology for good in her work with growing produce on top of landfills, putting waste to use and offering communities locally-grown food as well as helping to alleviate hunger

Advertising Op-Ed: The Rise Of The Discerning, Enabled Consumer Has Disrupted The Agency Model

‘State of the Digital Nation’ series author and former ustwo owner Jules Ehrhardt explores how the era of the empowered consumer caught the ad industry off guard, prompting a crisis for the agency model

Syndicated A Simple Idea Is Making People Rethink Food In Their Community

Two women who began turning disused space in a former mill town into free food plots have inspired a global movement of growers

Children Adjustable Shoe Can Expand To Fit Growing Children

This shoe was designed for children living in extreme poverty to get many years of wear out of a single pair

Retail Free Vending Machines Provide The Homeless With Basic Necessities

Action Hunger is furnishing public areas with vending machines that supply homeless people with free food, toiletries and other necessities

Design Charity Project Donates The Cryptocurrency It Mines On Your Computer

The Bail Project app runs in the background on your computer and mines cryptocurrency to donate toward bail for low-income people awaiting trial

Technology How Technology Is Providing Solutions For Market Gaps In Africa

PSFK attended Mashable's Social Good Summit to learn more about how technology is changing Africa's markets

Design Inside China's Newly Booming Tech Hub

As the capital of a western province, Guiyang’s sudden development into China’s ‘Big Data Valley’ has brought astonishing change

Syndicated A Remote Town Is Turning Death-Trap Debris Into World-Class Art

Washed-up fishing nets plague a Cape York community—but locals are winning global acclaim for repurposing them

Health Microinsurance Offers Health Coverage In Exchange For Phone Credit

BIMA has figured out how to give underserved communities access to insurance in a simple way

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Why Seoul's Garden Bridge Is A Success In Urban Planning

Seoul’s ambitious Skygarden revives a disused elevated 1970s highway with 24,000 plants – and is open to all, 24 hours a day

Advertising Amazon Is Building A Homeless Shelter Within Its Own Office Walls

At the brand's headquarters in Seattle, some of the local homeless population can find relief