Television’s big night is here, and with it comes the start of the 2019 awards season. If you love the idea of Hollywood power players handing out statuettes and singing each other’s praises, you’ll certainly
An exhibition at the Tate Modern built out physical spaces like a park bench and a fake toilet to help you navigate your digital life. As we move around in online spaces, it can be difficult to keep track
Work doesn’t have to be a slog. You can choose to approach it with joy and exuberance. I’ll be honest here: I’m a bit sleep-deprived, and I’ve been cleaning the floor more than usual. But I’m also completely
This developing branch of synthetic media technology has commercial applications—but also has the potential to disrupt elections and spread disinformation. In Russian novelist Victor Pelevin’s cyberpunk
‘Shampoodler’ is a regular on podcasts like The Doughboys and Comedy Bang Bang and Twitch shows like Jack AM, embodying how participatory these new media can be. Listening to a podcast for long enough
“I want people to know how dirty we were done.” If you ask her, Peggy Stanley can give you a rough running tally of the money that Blackjewel Mining owes her husband. First, there are the paychecks. One
We can’t be productive without breaks. But far too many of us can’t seem to get away from our desks, even for just a few minutes. We’ve all had those days where we get to quitting time and realize we gotten
By beaming an image directly onto the retina, Apple could build AR glasses with stylish design and marathon battery life. Apple’s work on augmented-reality glasses are one of the worst-kept secrets in
Google’s video service says it “missed the mark” yesterday when it announced sweeping changes to its verification program. Those changes would have stripped the verification badges from some of YouTube’s
The retailer said today that it will stop selling “electronic nicotine delivery products” in Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in the U.S. as health officials wrestle with a surge of mysterious lung illnesses
Having a dispute with a large corporation? Chances are you can’t sue them, but that could change. The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, which
What qualities do people value in their leaders? According to research, it’s decisiveness. A study by Ketchum, a global communications consultancy, found that decisiveness was one of the top three qualities
Architects artists, and agencies are striking today—and creating design work to support the strikers. Climate change is a global crisis, one that demands the participation of every citizen to strike it
There’s a common misconception that working remotely puts you at a big disadvantage when it comes to career advancement. Traditional value signaling doesn’t work in a remote setting. There’s no “face with
More than a thousand of them plan to walk out of work today to press the company to go farther, especially in ending contracts with oil and gas companies. When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced yesterday
You hear that a lot on social media these days, but do consumers actually make purchasing decisions based on the political stance of a particular brand? Many do, it turns out, but boycotts are not an phenomenon
Few Apple fans wanted the first portable Mac. But by failing, it showed the company how to build exactly the laptops that its customers craved. On September 20, 1989, Apple product chief Jean-Louis Gassée
The creator of the “climate stripes,” which was downloaded a million times in its first week, explains how data visualization can help communicate science. It seems that people are finally waking up to
New research shows that sharing your most cringeworthy moments with coworkers enhances individual and team creativity. Sonali stood up in front of a 1000-person audience, thinking she had won an all-company
Athletic Brewing is just a year old, but it’s already making nonalcholic beer cool. This summer, a short year after turning on their fermenters for the first time, Athletic Brewing faced a tough decision.
Julian Fellowes created a cultural phenomenon when he came up with the idea for Downton Abbey, the beloved upstairs/downstairs drama that ran from 2010-2015 on ITV in the U.K. and PBS in the United States.
Back in July, a bunch of geniuses got together and decided to launch a Facebook event seeking volunteers to storm the mysterious Area 51 site, which has long been a mecca for UFO and conspiracy theorists.