SHOP THE STORY 1. Unfinished Sympathy – Massive Attack Why it makes a great speaker test: This song is the acid test for sub-woofers – there is a hidden thunderous quality to the intro that only the best bass speakers or headphones will reveal. 2. Hotel California – Eagles – Live From Hell Freezes Over Why […]
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Smartphones have altered the texture of everyday life, digesting many longstanding spaces and rituals, and transforming others beyond recognition.
Neutrality sets us free. It helps us see something more like the truth, what’s happening, instead of experiencing circumstances in relation to expectations and desires. This provides clarity and eliminates obstacles, making things neither awesome nor awful.
By Yemisi Adegoke, CNN Growing up Oscar Ekponimo was familiar with hunger. After his father had a partial stroke, he was temporarily ill and unable to work, leaving the family struggling to make ends meet. “I remember most times there was little or no food [in the house],” he told CNN. “I had to […]
Author and icon Joan Juliet Buck comes from the world of cultural disruptors — from her childhood days spent in the company of filmmaker John Huston, for whom her father worked as a cameraman, to her tenure as the London correspondent of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine, to editorials for Harper’s Bazaar on art photographer Taryn Simon, Patti Smith, and an essay about the contemporary […]
Andy Warhol is having yet another moment. His works are featured this month in multiple formats on both coasts and across the digital advertising landscape. In Los Angeles, Revolver Gallery presents the critically acclaimed show Andy Warhol: Revisited. The free-with-reservation exhibition will premiere on February 11th, 2017, the 30th anniversary of Andy Warhol’s passing. In New […]
Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment. “You ought to be willing to raise the tax level and even slow down the speed” of automation, Gates […]
Virtual reality might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it has been in use in various forms since the 1950s. Experts caution that virtual reality could be physically and emotionally debilitating. Readers will learn the hot-button issues associated with virtual reality and whether we should be excited or afraid of this incredible technology. […]
One of the most requested features on Snapchat is the ability to send photos, videos, and messages to a specific group of friends. Since Snapchat first emerged, it was a binary communications experience of sending content to just one friend, or all your friends. Snapchat, which often refuses to call itself a social network in […]
Because companies that actually give us something back for spying on our lives are the ones we value the most.
October 13, 2016 by Kyle Melnick Virtual reality isnt just for gaming, and Sony wants to make that perfectly clear to potential owners of their brand new VR headset. Below is a list of the 10 titles including the official descriptions from Sony. This tropical ecosystem is a mecca for schools of exotic fish and […]
Netflix is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry’s spine. Studios and cable channels fret that the company, with its 83 million global subscribers, is sucking up so many […]
Silicon Valley technologists love to explain how they have disrupted the minutiae of daily life, from our commutes to the ways we share family photos. But along the way, they have also managed to disrupt their local restaurant industry.
More than 40 years ago, Alvin Toffler, a writer who had fashioned himself into one of the first futurists, warned that the accelerating pace of technological change would soon make us all sick. He called the sickness “future shock,” which he described in his totemic book of the same name, published in 1970. In Mr. […]
Karl Lagerfeld took Chanel’s Cruise 2017 collection where no other runway has gone before: Cuba. The historic fashion event marks the first of its kind since Cuba’s travel sanctions have just been lifted one year ago. From backstage to the runway and star-studded front row, see below for the best snapshots from inside #ChanelCruiseCuba. Read […]