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THE TAKE

The clean energy transition is unstoppable, so why fight it?

The transition from fossil fuels to solar, distributed generation resources and renewables won’t be easy, but energy analyst Chris Nelder chooses to stoke the flames of hope.

BY CHRIS NELDER

GLOBAL OBSERVER

The cybercafé is dead. Long live the 3D printing café?

At 3DLab Fab&Café you can eat pizza, sip a daiquiri and print Yoda’s head. It’s a brand-new business model — but can it go global?

BY MATT CHESTERTON

How a low-tech solution is making a dent in Africa’s gigantic fake medicine trade

In Africa, counterfeit drugs contribute to the deaths of 100,000 people annually. A simple app is changing that.

BY TSHEPO TSHABALALA

BUSINESS BRAINS

Why the founder of Match.com can’t settle down

Serial entrepreneur Gary Kremen has already been involved with more than 50 startups. He believes his most successful one is still to come.

BY HEATHER CLANCY

PURE GENIUS

Q&A: How to perform 68% better than your coworker

Conventional wisdom would have it that takers get ahead. But Wharton professor Adam Grant says success can belong to those who give — if they’re smart about it.

BY CHRISTINA HERNANDEZ SHERWOOD