Onstage at Code in Southern California this morning, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo fielded questions about whether he’d be keeping his job in the face of outside criticism and angst over the rate of user growth for Twitter. “The board and I are totally in sync,” Costolo said in response to a question about whether he’d have his job by the end of the year. “You have… Read More
Twitter is trying to buy magazine-style article curation app Flipboard in an all-stock deal that would value the latter company at $1 billion, according to Re/code's Kara Swisher. Re/code's sources say the deal was pushed by Twitter's...Show More Summary
There are monthly deliveries of code projects for kids, curated hot sauces, hand-wound guitar strings, and, for the paranoid among you, survival gear.
Women’s restroom signs just became super awesome thanks to Tania Katan, artist, author, performer, and Curator of Code at Phoenix, AZ-based company Axosoft. Katan looked at the age-old silhouette and realized that it clearly depicts a caped superhero, not a lady in a dress: “This idea came out of belonging. Show More Summary
On a recent afternoon, Scott Rothkopf, the Whitney's curator and associate director of programs, took some time off from the marathon of galas, previews, press conferences, luncheons, Michelle Obama visits, and black-tie donor-coddling bonanzas that accompanied the weeks-long opening of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s new downtown building —... More »
Prepare to have your minds blown. CANNOT UNSEE. pic.twitter.com/5MKLfnppRP— Jamie Kruger (@thekroog) April 29, 2015 This shifted perception of our surroundings is brought to you by Tania Katan, the curator of code for a tech company called Axosoft..@taniakatan...
Imagine it's 2009. Addressing "digital color" was still a new concern. In HTML Color Codes (2009), an online exhibition curated by Carolyn Kane for Rhizome, each digital artist was assigned a color to interpret in its vastness. KaneShow More Summary
Dwell on Design NY, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuts this week at 82 Mercer in SoHo, NY. Join 5,000 design elite as Dwell upends the standard ‘trade show’ format and creates a unique forum to engage, learn, inspire and connect in new and
Dwell on Design NY, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuts at 82 Mercer in SoHo, NY. Join 5,000 design elite as Dwell upends the standard ‘trade show’ format and creates a unique forum to engage, learn, inspire and connect in new and exciting
This morning’s expertly curated reads, now with Apple Pay:(continues here): • Apple Is Back, Better Than Ever (NYT) see also It’s Tim Cook’s Apple Now (Re/Code) • Venture Firms Fret as Y Combinator Soars (Genius) • American stock holdings at 18-year low (Yahoo) but see Wall Street Bear Changes Course (Moneybeat) • A Look at...Read More
Sources tell Re/Code that Apple is close to finalizing deal to buy Swell, a news and podcast curation app for $30 million. Billed by some as the “Pandora of talk radio,” Swell creates playlists drawing in content from iTunes, NPR, ESPN, and others that are personally tailored to users’ tastes. Show More Summary
Apple is close to acquiring talk radio curation service Swell for about $30 million, reports Re/code. Swell's iOS app launched last year and allows users to listen to streaming audio from iTunes, NPR, ABC, ESPN and others through a design...Show More Summary
It’s typical in any acquisition for both parties to sing the praises of their new partner, and Eddy Cue was certainly playing his part at the Re/code conference, saying that Beats’ curated playlists were a key strength and would help music grow again. As Mark Gurman reported in his Liveblog at Re/Code: Cue said Apple bought Beats because […]
Google is hardly new to the art scene. But its latest project, a partnership with Barbican (home of the London Symphony Orchestra), actually has it helping curate an exhibit of what it calls DevArt -- interactive installations built around...
Facebook has been on the prowl for editors to curate its Flipboard-like mobile news aggregator, according to a report from Re/code. The editors would be tasked with hand picking the best stories for a variety of topics that will then be presented to readers, a marked change from Facebook's previous reliance on algorithms, Re/code reported. Show More Summary
Average weblogs have slowly been transformed into content-packed online magazines. Over the past 5 years I have noticed a rise in digital magazines curating their posts online instead of print. One early example would be Mashable but today there are hundreds of different sites. Show More Summary
More than any other video game publisher, Nintendo understands the power and value of its own heritage. Amongst its rivals, rumours of careless curation abound: Sega has reportedly lost the source code to its much-lauded Sega Saturn RPG Panzer Dragoon Saga, while OutRun Online Arcade has slipped from Xbox Live's servers, never to return. Show More Summary
Curator Dirk Breiding came across a surprising Hebrew inscription on this fifteenth-century German crossbow. Intrigued by its translation, he began to investigate secret codes used...
Rezzed: The PC and Indie Games Show is returning to the UK this June and in my role as curator of the developer sessions I've been beavering away over the last few months organising this year's schedule. I've got enough of it together now that I can let you know exactly when the majority of this year's sessions will take place. Show More Summary
That flawless, stress-free, oh-so-perfect wedding you’re being sold via inspiration boards, blogs, vendors, magazines, and TV shows doesn’t exist. Carefully curated galleries, glowing testimonials, and styled photo shoots purposefully...Show More Summary