Florent Lamoureux

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This Layer-Lapse of NYC Combines Different Times of Day in Each Frame

Back in 2014, time-lapse photographer Julian Tryba released a “layer-lapse” of Boston that showed different times of day in different parts of each …

intimate photos of a tokyo couple on their first visit to a love hotel

Dutch photographer Mila van der Linden has a weakness for neon lights and societal taboos.<p><i>This article was originally published by i-D Netherlands.</i><p>Between her previous series of strippers in LA and her current series of strippers in Japanese "love hotels," one might think that Dutch photographer …

Japan's 'love hotels' - places where anything goes

A shrinking population and tighter household budgets mean that operators of short-stay hotels for amorous couples need to provide new experiences and …

Japan

Japan wants to make it easier to become a resident. Do you qualify?

When developed countries face challenges like an aging population, a shrinking workforce, and weak growth, one solution is to open up to immigrants.<p>Japan, instead, has tapped older women to join the workforce and is betting on robots to do the jobs humans once did. Companies are struggling in the …

Japan

Japan’s First Cat Cafe Train Combines Eating, Traveling, and Feline Bonding

Although cat cafes are just starting to take root in America, the trend has been around in Japan for so long — around 13 years — that it’s evolved into all sorts of exciting permutations. Case in point: One of the Gifu Prefecture’s most popular feline-themed coffee houses, Sanctuary, is offering …

Cat Cafe

11 Things to Eat in Japan, From Kaiseki to Okonomiyaki

The Essential Japanese Food List<p>Kaiseki<p><i>Kaiseki</i> dining is Japan’s traditional haute cuisine, a tasting course of small dishes made with fresh, …

Here’s Why Japan Has 3 Writing Systems

Anyone with an interest in Japanese, or who has traveled to Japan and tried – perhaps futilely – to read signs in Japanese, has probably heard of the …

Tokyo Brings Its Weirdest And Wildest Cars Into This Parking Garage

Read any travel guide to Tokyo and they’ll say the same thing: make a trip to Akihabara. Known as Tokyo’s “electric city,” Akihabara is …

Walking Through Design in Tokyo

How applying UX principles to pedestrian navigation can make rush hour betterPeople push past me as I exit the train at Shibuya station, and I start …

Japan’s top train station bento boxed lunches for 2016, as picked by travelers

If you’re <b>riding the rails in Japan</b>, here’s how you should be <b>stuffing your face</b>.<p>Japan is a nation whose populace shows an extraordinary enthusiasm for …

En images : des infographies illustrent les petites vérités du quotidien

Les écouteurs qui s'emmêlent dans nos poches en deux secondes, la signification des tatouages ou encore la véritable quantité de chips contenue dans …

Une semaine dans la vie de Shanghai

<b>SHANGHAI (Chine) –</b> Shanghai est une mégalopole plus de vingt-quatre millions d’habitants. Mais c’est aussi une ville qui a conservé ses ruelles …

The Secret Science of Shopping: Why We Buy What We Do

<i>This article originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I remember sitting in a McDonald’s as a kid and complaining that it was so cold. My dad told me it was cold on purpose; the restaurant doesn’t want you to sit there all night after finishing your meal, he said.<p>The cold temperature supposedly …

Snapchat CEO Predicts Facebook Will Violently Implode The Same Way Yahoo Did

During the dot-com boom, Yahoo reached a $128 billion market cap on massive, fast-growing advertising revenues. Then, when the bubble burst, Yahoo's market cap shrank to less than $10 billion.<p>The reason: The companies buying Yahoo's ads weren't traditional brand advertisers — the kinds of companies …

When the Nerds Go Marching In

<i>How a dream team of engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google built the software that drove Barack Obama's reelection</i><p>The Obama campaign's technologists were tense and tired. It was game day and everything was going wrong.<p>Josh Thayer, the lead engineer of Narwhal, had just been informed that …

Stories from an occupation: the Israelis who broke silence

The young soldier stopped to listen to the man reading on the stage in Tel Aviv's Habima Square, outside the tall façade of Charles Bronfman Auditorium. The reader was Yossi Sarid, a former education and environment minister. His text is the testimony of a soldier in the Israel Defence Forces, one …

How The Best Leaders Set Context

<b>The Way You Start A Conversation May Determine The Outcome You Get</b><p>Imagine being part of this interaction.<p>You walk into the kitchen holding the checkbook. Your spouse is preparing dinner and you ask, <i>“</i>What’s this check for $300 you wrote last Thursday?”<p>Impatient for answers, you glance down at the …

10 Portrait Tips to Take Your Photography to the Next Level

You have all the makings of a beautiful photograph: the perfect client, an overcast day for soft natural lighting and a gorgeous landscape as the …

Facebook's 'Anonymous Login' is Evil Genius

Say what you like about Mark Zuckerberg, the guy is nothing if not self-aware. He knows that one of the biggest problems Facebook faces, now and in …

Chat Wars

In the summer of 1998 I graduated from college and went to work as a programmer at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. I was put on the group that was …

Operating Systems

Employee Equity

Startup employees often do not get treated very well when it comes to stock compensation. New ideas float around occasionally, but lawyers are …

Employment

Has traveling killed traveling?

Stop expecting the unexpected you are expected to expect<p>As I wandered in the streets of Ahmedabad, India for the first time last fall, making my way …

Travel

The Forgotten Childhood: Why Early Memories Fade

Francis Csedrik, who is 8 and lives in Washington, D.C., remembers a lot of events from when he was 4 or just a bit younger. There was the time he fell "headfirst on a marble floor" and got a concussion, the day someone stole the family car ("my dad had to chase it down the block"), or the morning …

Une horloge (ch)atomique

Cet après-midi, Nora demandait sur twitter “Comment fonctionne une horloge atomique ?“.Si vous voulez une réponse précise, scientifiquement exacte et …

Engineer's Guide to US Visas

Gather a group of foreigners together in San Francisco, and the topic of conversation invariably turns to visas and immigration. For many of us just …