Tag: TRENDS

08 Jul 2016

Okayplayer TV Presents: New David Bowie [Mini-Doc]

“I always say those are the songs that are the biggest, iconic hits, are the ones that really take you somewhere,” Ann Wilson said. “A little kid or young kid could just dissolve into them and become Major Tom. And for a young woman, you could still be Major Tom.” While David Bowie’s two dozen albums of […]

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08 Jun 2016

Alphabet’s Plan To Help 70 Cities Get Smart–For Less

When Alphabet announced it would get into the business of urbanism with the creation of a spinoff company called Sidewalk Labs it was easy to imagine the company developing cities much like it develops technology products. Today, Sidewalk is announcing a partnership designed to change that. The company wants to help cities develop more thoughtful […]

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08 Jun 2016

Life Is A Video Game? Elon Musk Makes His Case

You know those long, meandering conversations in dorm rooms about, like, what’s the real reason we’re all here, man? It turns out they don’t stop when you become a tech billionaire. Onstage at the Code Conference, Elon Musk explained to the crowd why it’s entirely possible, if not likely, that our existence is really a simulation […]

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23 May 2016

Drift Through Ancient Psychedelic Temples in a 360° Music Video

A new 360° music video by artist and musician Vinyl Williams (a.k.a., Lionel Williams) used Unity 5 and After Effects to create his journey into digital abstraction, collaging 3D models from Archive 3D, TF3DM, 123D Catch, Sketchup Warehouse, and Thingiverse. The song is taken from Still Parade’s debut album Concrete Vision due out June 10th on Heist or Hit Records, […]

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04 May 2016

Silicon Schmatte: Brooklyn’s Wearables Revolution

Forget Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach. Welcome to the land of the Silicon Schmatte. The Brooklyn headquarters of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator, factory and research facility housed in a landmark building that was once Storehouse No. 2 of the United States Navy Fleet Supply Base (so noted on a plaque by the entrance) […]

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01 May 2016

Cracker Jack’s New Prize Is A QR Code?

Download an app, scan a sticker inside the Cracker Jack box and access “baseball-inspired mobile digital experiences,” the company said, launching the change ahead of baseball season. The packaging and logo will also be “contemporized.”

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26 Apr 2016
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Coachella 2016: Music and Commerce Collide

50% of the Coachella’s 200K attendees are millennials, making it ideal for Instagram marketing. Coachella, run by AEG’s Goldenvoice, has become an attractive destination for marketers looking for a large, young and hip audience, drawing an estimated 99,000 attendees each day this year. But the organizers have maintained a limit on overt corporate incursions. For […]

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10 Apr 2016

For Explorers, Not Tourists: Hotels Woo Millennial Travelers

“We see millennial travelers more as explorers than tourists,” said Brian McGuinness, global brand leader, Starwood’s Specialty Select Brands. “Our Aloft hotels are specifically designed with them in mind.” Aloft features free Wi-Fi, areas for working poolside or in the bar, and even a robotic bellhop that appeals to tech-savvy millennials, he said. Now, guests who […]

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22 Mar 2016

Seven Netflix Hacks You Need to Know

Who doesn’t love Netflix? With an ever-growing stable of movies and television shows available for streaming and a cast of original properties to die for, it’s no wonder it’s number one with cord-cutters and movie buffs of all persuasions

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09 Mar 2016

Flex Your Creative Muscles at the Art Gym | The Creators Project

Art Gym at Tate Liverpool from 7 – 31 March 2016 © Tate Liverpool, Roger Sinek. As a public art effort to explore new and unique approaches to art making, and put “creativity at the heart of the gallery,” The Tate Collective Liverpool, along with Turner Prize winners, Assemble, have staged a creative take over of the Tate Liverpool gallery.

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