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Category icon 15.10.18

Where sole mates go to school

Sneaker heads, your dream may come true!

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Major companies are now fulfilling the role that wealthy individuals once did. And it’s causing some tension in the art community.
Tracing a mysterious message across the world to understand how what we buy is made.
How a 1979 chain email about science fiction spawned the internet we know today.
No longer just a cost-effective add-on, virtual events create an environment from which to grow communities and complement in-person offerings.
There may be many other ways, still, that the Apple Watch can fulfill its presumed destiny as the next device that we suddenly can’t remember a world without. But we're not there quite yet.
Although AI algorithms lack back stories and a creative process — the very things that often draw us into a piece of pop music — they make up for it with their ability to generate the unfamiliar and novel. But can AI also create highly creative and emotionally engaging music?
Axel Springer, the German publishing house, is pushing back hard against the dominance of both Facebook and Google. On the heels of several scandals and less traffic from Facebook, other publishers are following suit.
An artificial intelligence (AI) version of US President Donald Trump which can tweet and interact like him has been developed. Could an AI version of you help you make better decisions?
Corporate directors and executives alike recognize that today’s pace of change continues to accelerate and that firms need to innovate to stay ahead. But are boards doing enough to support innovation, as they should?
In this Forbes Insights video, Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of Zuora, talks about why he believes that the Internet of Things is the future. His company has helped validate that premise by creating a platform for subscription-based data services.
Nieman Lab keeps giving us real news about fake news. Plus: How YouTubers spread far-right beliefs (don’t just blame algorithms), and another cry for less both-sides journalism.
Juan Atkins was playing techno when most of its current practitioners were playing in the schoolyard, sending shock waves through contemporary music since 1981. Wired interviewed him.
The fashion set is currently on its semi-annual tour of fashion weeks, from New York to London, and now Milan. The loudest takeaway thus far has been that the media is batshit for Batsheva, Quartz reports.
Facebook, Tesla, Uber and many, many others. “Move fast and break things” has long been the tech way, but it no longer appears to be working.
Bunkers! Albania's most visible uniqueness. A negative that's so definitive of the nation that it has almost become a positive.
People got emotional over Nike’s new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick — and weren’t afraid to tell a young black man at the company’s call center just how they felt
Print may be dying, but the magazine cover still plays an essential role in defining—and sustaining—a media brand. Can the cover outlive the magazine? asks The Ringer. (Via Redef)
The Drum spoke to the news curation platform founder and chief executive, Mike McCue, about how the company looks to keep momentum on its side, its philosophy towards publishers and advertisers, and how it avoids allowing fake news to disrupt its platform.
About 10 years ago, Electronic Arts developed and then canceled a game about Jack the Ripper. This is its story. (Via Redef)
Sure, it made a lot of money. But it also rewrote the rules for what a superhero game could be. Here’s the story behind Treyarch's 2004 masterpiece.
The making of one of the greatest adventure games ever.
Cherie Hu considers whether music companies are becoming media companies in the wake of Warner’s buyout of Vice rival UPROXX.
After the sun sets in Putian, thousands of bikes carrying fake sneakers hit the streets.
The good news is that from what we’ve seen, the pendulum has finally begun to shift away from discounting as a major driver in purchase decisions for the majority of Americans, and toward quality.
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New York Magazine
15.08.18

SEO Is Back. Thank God.

The problem with social-optimized content is that its overt, eerie familiarity drapes a kind of lowest-common-denominator cynicism across the internet
So what does it look like?
Brands are investing in their relationships with Pinterest because of the unique commerce opportunities that it provides.
Picture a quasi-AI vision meets social media prowess mixed with haute couture and integrity and you've got this intriguing new vibe in social media influence known as Noonoouri, a virtual persona who is gaining such a Millennial fanbase that brands from Dior to KKW are lining up to work with her and tap into consumers in a completely new way.
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Techcrunch
02.08.18

Fashionably AI

Eison Triple Thread reimagines suit-making with music and artificial intelligence
Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality pieces. The result is dangerous
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Category icon 12.10.18

Legend brings talent to an old Oslo gas station

Why has legendary Jimmy Moffat, mentor and guru of famous photographers, put on a photo exhibit in a disused gas station in Norway?
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Category icon 05.10.18

The hunt for the perfect font

It took Frode Konstantin Helland seven years to design Mu, his new font. He recently put the writing on the wall, asking the audience for help with the final touches.

UnTold logo UNTOLD STORIES FROM NORWAY

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Hjernen er sårbar og lett påvirkelig. Se for deg at den er en leirklump du kan forme helt selv. Hva ville du endret hvis du kunne spesialdesignet hjernen din? Ville du strammet opp språksenteret – utvidet vokabularet og blitt raskere i replikken?
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Simon Gottschalk

The infantilization of Western culture

Our everyday interactions with smartphones and social media have accelerated and normalized our culture’s infantile tendencies.
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Creative Thinking

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Category icon 04.10.18

Getting ahead: Jonas Bendiksen

The superstar Norwegian lensman on how to make it as a photographer when everyone’s a photographer.
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Category icon 01.10.18

Pop! Goes The Economy

Pop-up stores and happenings have mushroomed from something scrappy entrepreneurs did because they could afford it, to something giant corporations are doing to get rich.
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10.10.18

Skapte tragedien «Ødipus Rex» gjennom vellykket samarbeid

Hvert år gir studentene på skuespill og maske- og hårdesign liv til et gresk teaterstykke. I år har de gjennom et suverent samspill av sminke, hår og skuespill skapt stykket «Ødipus Rex».
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Category icon 28.09.18

How The Beatles made Nike a billion dollar brand

You say you want a revolution? A legendary The Beatles song certainly and brilliantly created one for Nike.
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10.09.18

Denne ukens aller beste teknologiartikler

Den digitale alderen kortslutter ikke barnehjerner. Kunstig intelligens redder folk i koma. Den svenske oppskriften på avsindig suksess. Disse og andre innsikter DigitalNorway har luket ut fra den siste ukens beste teknologisaker.
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Category icon 26.09.18

Games are never too fun for school

How can we harness game play to complement learning in classrooms?
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Category icon 25.09.18

Now, everyone can deepfake

AI-enabled face swapping in videos - or deepfakes - are incredibly realistic. Is it just the next step in the post-truth, fake news landscape.
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Category icon 07.09.18

The rise (and fall) of The Cult of Failure

How screwing up and 'failing better' became the new badge of honor.
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Category icon 07.09.18

Esport pushing for Olympic glory

Should e-sport athletes be able to go for Olympic metal? Or are they just too non-athletic? Too violent?
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