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Five Books That Most Inspired Alexander McQueen

The V&A celebrates its links to the legendary designer with the Alexander McQueen Research Library – a resource collating the books that played a …

Photographers

Apple’s new AI chief now oversees Siri, Core ML, and machine learning teams

Recent hire John Giannandrea is leading all of Apple’s AI efforts now<p>Apple has combined its various artificial intelligence divisions into a new structure led by recent hire John Giannandrea, formerly Google’s head of search and AI. <i>TechCrunch</i> first reported the restructuring earlier today, and …

Artificial Intelligence

A diehard Mac user switches to PC

The Mac used to have numerous advantages over the PC, but with Windows 10 the PC has now closed the gap. These days buying a PC gives you many more options compared to the Mac, which continues to stagnate. Business Insider's senior tech correspondent, Steve Kovach, switched his Mac for a PC to see …

Windows 10

Nvidia and MIT get a step closer to 'Computer, enhance' image cleaning

Researchers are training neural network to clean images without seeing the original.<p>One of the core features of any computer systems used in movies …

Deep Learning

We Have No Idea How Bad the US Tick Problem Is

When Rick Ostfeld gets bitten by a tick, he knows right away. After decades studying tick-borne diseases as an ecologist at the Cary Institute of …

Public Health

Gosha Rubchinskiy: world in motion

<i>Taken from the summer 2018 issue of Dazed. You can buy a copy of our latest issue here.</i><p>For the location of his AW18 show, and the final part of his Russian trilogy, Gosha Rubchinskiy chose Yekaterinburg’s Yeltsin Center museum, which documents the mandate of the first president of the Russian …

Clothing

Raf Simons’ drug-inspired show now has a drug-inspired campaign

Back in February, Raf Simons presented his drug-inspired AW18 collection – titled <i>Youth in Motion –</i> in New York: the last of his trio of shows presented outside of Paris. Today, Simons unveiled the accompanying campaign, and yes, there are more drug references.<p>Shot by longterm collaborator, …

Raf Simons

Petra Collins debuts a creepy short horror film starring Selena Gomez

Petra Collins and Selena Gomez’s creative collaboration has resulted in some otherworldy photography and music videos, as well as interesting conversations. This artistic partnership veered into 70s suburban horror vibes with Gomez’s video for “Fetish”, and now, the pair have debuted their latest …

Love Stories

Makeup Artist Transforms Her Face Into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Last year, we introduced you to Vancouver-based Mimi Choi, an incredibly talented makeup artist who uses her own face as a canvas to create jaw-dropping optical illusions. Since then, Choi’s portfolio of facial transformations has continued to grow, with each new look showcasing her expert artistry …

Digital Art

Out of their minds: wild ideas at the ‘Coachella of consciousness’

An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories<p>By Tom Bartlett<p>Start with Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra and a robot that loves you no matter what. Add a knighted British physicist, a renowned French neuroscientist and a …

Mathematics

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality

Consciousness

We’re all getting dumber, says science

Researchers at Norway’s Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research now have scientific proof of something we’ve long suspsected—we’re all getting dumber.<p>In their paper, “Flynn effect and its reversal are both environmentally caused,” which was published in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of</i> …

National Academy of Sciences

Plum uses AI to hire people ‘that never would have been discovered through a traditional hiring process’

Recruiters have a bias problem. A 2017 meta study from Northwestern, Harvard, and the Institute of Social Research in Norway found that hiring prejudice against black candidates hasn’t changed in the last 25 years, and that Latinos have only seen a “moderate” drop. It is not just races and …

Human Resources

How Millennials Are Changing Beauty

Whether they realize it or not<p>Shopping at Glossier’s flagship store feels a bit like entering a cult. Opening the door to a tiny, empty room on Lafayette Street in lower Manhattan which houses the makeup and skin-care brand’s products, I’m greeted by a redhead in a pastel pink lab coat, matching …

How Rihanna Became the Most Stylish Pop Star of Her Generation

I met Rihanna once. Well, <i>encountered</i> was more like it, though <i>nearly ran smack into her</i> is probably closest to the truth.<p>It was May 2014, my fourth year working the Met Gala for <i>Vogue</i>. At previous Galas, I had seen Debbie Harry throw on a pink-and-blond punked-out wig and belt out “Heart of Glass,” I …

Agnès Varda’s Utopian Musical Homage to Feminism from the 1970s

Thérèse Liotard and Valérie Mairesse in <i>One Sings, the Other Doesn’t</i> (Agnès Varda, 1977) (all images courtesy Janus Films)“I wish you were with me in …

Your Job Doesn't Matter

According to David Graeber, we should be excited for robots to take our bullshit jobs.<p>In 1930, British economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by the end of the 20th century, first-world countries like the United States would—or should—have 15-hour workweeks. Why? Largely because technology …

The Millennial Who Wouldn't Move Out Got a Bizarre Pep Talk from Alex Jones

The Infowars host gave the 30-year-old some good advice (and $3,000), then shared some opinions about globalists.<p>Michael Rotondo has had a strange week. The unemployed 30-year-old became an odd sort of celebrity when a news story about his parents trying to evict him from their house went viral, …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Model Gigi Hadid Apologizes For Controversial Vogue Italia Cover

Model Gigi Hadid has apologized following critiques leveled at a <i>Vogue Italia</i> cover that featured her with a noticeably darker skin tone.<p>The Steven …

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

The Weekly Planning Method For People Who Totally Hate Planning

Think you’re “just not good at planning ahead”? Not anymore.<p>I coach CEOs, executives, HR managers, doctors, lawyers, and tech consultants–all busy people, many of whom can’t stand planning. But you won’t find me brushing up on Japanese business philosophy or fiddling with century-old planning …

Productivity

YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals

Peter “Furious Pete” Czerwinski has close to 5 million YouTube followers, but they can’t see most of his new videos there. To get 46 of the 71 …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

What to expect from the next generation of 4K TVs

The Ultra HD Forum has released its Phase B Guidelines for UHD implementation.

What is the math behind elliptic curve cryptography?

Introduction<p>When someone sends bitcoin to you, they send the bitcoin to your address. If you want to spend any of the bitcoin that is sent to your …

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Would you pay to immortalise yourself in a digital forever?

PETER MEECHAM/STUFF<p>Kiwi artificial intelligence company Soul Machines are preparing for a digital forever as they give humanity a shot at immortality.<p>…

Singularity

Someone Made A 3D Game Engine In Microsoft Excel Using Nothing But Formulas

Why bother with Unity, Unreal or even Game Maker, when you can fire up Excel and whip up a game made up of formulas? Sure, you're spending sanity …

Maybelline NY Fashion Week Party Portrait Gallery | V Magazine

Earlier this week, V Magazine partied it up for NYFW by hosting the <i>Maybelline NY Fashion Week Party</i> at the NoMo Soho Hotel. Throughout the evening, a …