Earlier this week, Snapchat launched a new augmented reality art exhibiting feature as part of a collaboration with the artist Jeff Koons. ART, as it’s called, will plaster the digital artwork and sculptures of artists into geo-tagged physical locations across the world that viewers can see as a Lens inside the Snapchat app. There has already been […]
Behind the scenes, Amazon has been using technology to vertically integrate nearly the entire process of consumption.
Excerpt from The New York Times MILAN — The coming of the robots; the end of work as it was previously understood; the lonely, hollow ring accompanying the virtual noises ceaselessly sent into the ether, sounds without echoes: These were some of the unlikely themes linking a bunch of disparate designers here over the past […]
via FastCompany Twenty years ago, a Hitachi executive named Tsugio Makimoto predicted a revolution. Makimoto’s vision appeared in his 1997 book Digital Nomad, written with coauthor David Manners. The book was virtually ignored by the public. Ten years later, the digital nomad idea resurfaced in Tim Ferriss’s 2007 best-selling book The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, […]
Although Google Home has only been out for a few months, plenty of popular apps and services have added support for the connected speaker. Wondering which services have Google Home support?
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 […]
“Metamorphosis” DOUGLAS TAUSIK RYDER Jason Vass Gallery, 1452 E. 6th St., Los Angeles. Through Feb. 26; closed Sundays and Mondays. (213) 228-3334, www.jasonvass.com DOUGLAS TAUSIK RYDER’s process reconciles tradition with a digital landscape, revisiting and re-imagining the history of sculpture with tools specific to our time. Over the past few years, Tausik Ryder has taught himself […]
Hollywood has ceded the vast majority of the more stimulating content to premium networks and over-the-top services such as HBO and Showtime, and, increasingly, digital-native platforms such as Netflix and Amazon. These companies also have access to analytics tools that Hollywood could never fathom, and an allergy to its inefficiency.
The app Reserve helps diners get sought-after bookings at restaurants like Carbone.
Founder and CEO Rob Rhinehart invented the first iteration of Soylent in 2013 as part of an experiment to swap food for raw ingredients to save time and money.
According to a recent Gallup Poll, 37% of Americans cut the cord and telecommuted remotely in 2015, up from a paltry 9% a couple of decades ago. They took a deep dive intothe top 100 metros in the country, based on the number of households, to figure out the spots that are most suited for […]
The attention wasn’t just because the group was giving its catalog away. It was because those six albums have never been available to buy digitally or to stream. In a recent interview, the group explained that it had reached a boiling point. “We were frustrated with people not being able to just get it,” Vincent […]
One funny thing about today’s vinyl-only trend is that a lot of people don’t seem to want to talk about it. There are no ideas behind it that’s what makes it what it isn’t. I get it: As fetishized as vinyl can be these days, there’s also a stigma attached to the vinyl-only thing, and […]
Britain’s decision to leave the EU, following a 52 percent majority in Thursday’s referendum, continues to rock the markets. After a brief respite, today retailers like M&S and Travis Perkins saw their shares fall more than 10 percent. Meanwhile, the pound plummeted to a 31-year low. Investors hate uncertainty. And the two-year “conscious uncoupling” from […]
TRIBUNE Publishing’s recent rebranding of itself prompts the question: What’s in a name? On Monday, Tribune Publishing — the company behind The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and nine other major daily newspapers — will become tronc Inc. (with a lowercase “t”), an abbreviation of “Tribune online content.” The name change represents a strategic shift from […]
The 35-millimeter 1971 film is now 4K TV ready