Top 5 Tips to ensure you have a smooth stay at an Airbnb, along with some on becoming a well-reviewed guest.
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 […]
Excerpt via nymag.com By Madison Malone Kircher Have Silicon Valley’s biggest companies become too powerful? This series examines monopoly and power in the tech industry — and what, if anything, can be done. Facebook knows I wear glasses. I mean, it knows exactly what I look like, and can easily identify me in photos. It’s pretty sure […]
Excerpt via Dwell Bad puns aside, 2017 showed us that when it comes to shipping containers, the possibilities for adaptive reuse are near endless. The most arresting projects of the year, rounded up below, run the gamut from a surfers’ lodge in the Czech Republic, to an eye-popping home in Brooklyn, to a portable hotel […]
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 […]
Excerpt via Wired PETER RUBIN 08.08.17 WHEN RYAN STAAKE and Patrick Piemonte first worked together, they helped you get around: Both were interface designers at Apple, with Piemonte working specifically on the iPhone’s map technology. Now, nearly a decade later, the two are working together again—but this time, instead of helping you get around, they want […]
Smartphones have altered the texture of everyday life, digesting many longstanding spaces and rituals, and transforming others beyond recognition.
A fake social network might be the only thing your smartphone needs.
“I grew up in Seattle, which helped make me a musician. I had to stay inside writing because of all the rain.” — Quincy Jones, Upstream Festival Keynote Speaker #Recap Pacific Northwest drizzle didn’t keep 30,000+ patrons from gathering in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square May 11-13th for Paul Allen‘s first-ever Upstream Music Fest + Summit. The […]
In theory, the maturation of the internet should have killed off the desire for zines entirely. Millions, maybe hundreds of millions, of posts are published to social-media sites each day. And yet somehow, it can feel impossible to engage with new ideas, even as our compulsive inability to stop scrolling exposes us to an unending […]
How to Escape Your Bubble for a Clearer View
via Dazed Few television shows have been as iconic in the fashion stakes as Sex and the City. OK, so its shoe-obsessed, man-crazy, white girl protagonists might not quite hold up under a post-Tumblr lens, but when it comes to the clothes, it’s sartorial escapism at its finest. Now, new Instagram @everyoutfitonsatc has been made […]
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?
BEATS X REVIEW: APPLE’S NECKBUDS FOR THE EVERYDAY via TheVerge.com by Chris Welch Feb 20, 2017, 9:49am EST SHOP THE STORY These aren’t wireless wireless earbuds. They’re neckbuds. And until I gave them a try, I’d never been much of a neckbuds believer. I’m the guy who wears full-size wireless headphones almost everywhere — including […]
Via Wired.com The internet is a series of tubes, but it’s useless when youre stuck in one. Whether you get to work by land, sea, or air, these apps have offline skills to help you work and decompress while you’re off the grid. Just don’t use them while you’re driving. Spotify You’ll need to keep […]
Google has teamed up with H&M’s Ivyrevel line to create custom-made dresses for its consumers based on their personal data. Coded Couture, as the project is called, or indeed the Data Dress, uses the Snapshot API to monitor that information (with the user’s permission) for a week. An algorithm then creates a digitally tailored dress […]