“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pavlok: Train your brain to kerb overspending with electric shocks
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, […]
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) […]
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.”
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 […]
Rutgers University’s Kevin Allred, who runs a Politicising Beyoncé class, unpacks the political, social and pop cultural elements of the star’s visual album
“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 […]
A farmer, a neurologist, and a data analysist walk into a conference. What could be the start of a terrible joke is a list of just a few of the panelists at last week’s MixingBowl Conference,
Why are the two companies spending billions to build offices that look lifted straight from the 1960s?
Many say the app’s evolution over the years has allowed it to kickstart happy relationships — even marriages — for more than a few of its users.
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
Tech Insider interviewed over 30 college students ranging from ages 18 to 24 from schools all over the country to find out what apps are the must-haves right now.
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.