Hackathon participant Nelly Rosaria, making the Wiki-world a more textured place. (Photo: Atlas Obscura) It's a scene no one would look twice at–on a Friday afternoon at the end of January, in a gray-walled MIT computer lab, a dozenShow More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon that they're taking immediate steps to address the diversity issues raised by #OscarsSoWhite.
Asked this afternoon for his take on the lack of Oscar nominations for African Americans, Quincy Jones — who’s scored 34 films beginning with The Pawnbroker in 1964 — told the audience at NATPE in Miami that he too might withdraw from...Show More Summary
Saw Star Wars this afternoon (please, be cautious in the comments if spoilers upset you), but all I will say is it was a nice diversion from a shitty 24 hours and I think the strongest aspect of the movie (other than the music) is that it didn’t feel like it was all special effects […]
The gaming industry continues to struggle when it comes to playing nice. Monday afternoon South by Southwest, a massive interactive, film and music festival in Austin, Texas, canceled two panel discussions that were to focus on diversity, harassment and the gaming community. Organizers cited threats...
Bethann Hardison, renowned fashion activist and former model, is the authority when it comes to diversity within the fashion industry. Hardison hosted an intimate gathering on Monday afternoon in the midst of New York Fashion Week, to...Show More Summary
Showtime Networks president David Nevins, who spent a year in Scotland as a student a while back, made an Edinburgh audience very happy this afternoon when he praised the excellence of British actors. "Is dipping into the UK talent pool a must?" Nevins was asked. Show More Summary
Airline denies rumours of catastrophically exploding BlackBerry British Airways has denied that an exploding BlackBerry was to blame for a flight diversion this afternoon.…
Shares of networking equipment vendor Arista Networks (ANET) are up $1.80, or 2.4%, at $83.38, holding onto some of last night’s gains, after yesterday afternoon beating Q2 revenue and earnings executions, and forecasting this quarter higher as well. On a call with analysts following the report, CEO Jayshree Ullal trumpeted things such as the company’s [...]
The Filament crew rolled through the TWS park recently and handled biz for our latest Afternoon in the Park. These dudes are full of style and diversity. Watch Garrett Hill, The post Afternoon In The Park: Filament appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.
Newly-appointed State of the Union host Jake Tapper waded into the debate this afternoon over the lack of gender and racial diversity amongst Sunday political show guests, which many maintain constricts the range of the shows' viewpoints.
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Diversity ruled at the seventh annual PGA Produced By conference which ended this afternoon. The two-day event looked a lot like America — a diverse mix of races and ethnicities, with women well represented on the panels and among the 1,400 people in attendance at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood. Show More Summary
This Memorial Day, come equipped with an arsenal of recipes that are diverse enough to wow everyone at the dinner table or afternoon picnic. These 20 recipes have been vetted by EcoSalon’s food writers, so you know they’ve been tried, tested and passed with flying colors, before being gobbled up. Show More Summary
Ahead of its upfront presentation Tuesday afternoon in New York, ABC unveiled a fall prime-time schedule that, in contrast to the tumult of recent years, will remain remarkably steady. The network will premiere just five new series this fall, and is leaving most returning shows in their existing...
If you were to evaluate the quality of a given period of time in terms of the concentration and diversity of flavors that you can cram into it, the afternoon I spent cruising up and down Valley Boulevard in the 626 area code east of LA would rank high. In fact, it would count as some of the best time I've spent on this planet.
Settle in Saturday afternoon, football's on. Well, kind of. Spring game season is still in full swing, and for the second straight weekend there is a robust offering of games for those of you looking for a diversion on Saturday afternoon. Tennessee,...Show More Summary
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This is what happens when a foreign exchange program goes adorably, delightfully wrong. [ more › ]
See how people dealt with snow 80 years ago while you wait for for the dirty ice outside to melt. [ more › ]