They’re Superhuman! Why So Many 40 Under 40 Honorees Love This Productivity App

Rahul Vohra’s career in designing started with video games. Unlike services that fill an obvious need, Vohra says, video games have no urgent purpose for existence—but they provide something to users that transcends a mere service or a means to an end. Now the founder and CEO of invitation-only email app Superhuman, Vohra claims the company’s […]

40 Under 40: Advice That Helped Them Get Ahead

This year’s 40 Under 40 class has achieved some remarkable milestones, from winning Olympic medals to founding startups worth billions of dollars.  But no one from this list of go-getters is simply reveling in their success. Instead they’re tackling big tasks such as building electric vehicles, creating delectable meatless meat, and, oh yeah, diversifying the […]

Meet the Amazon Voice Designer Who Is the ‘Real Alexa’

Before you say, “Hey Alexa,” say hello to Alison. Alison Atwell, 31, sits at a unique perch in the dialog between humans and machines: She’s a Voice User Interface (VUI) Designer at Amazon, where she trains Alexa and guides the conversation between companies and the millions of people who talk to Alexa everyday. She’s also […]