It facilitates crime, bribery, and tax evasion – and yet some governments (including ours) are printing more cash than ever. Other countries, meanwhile, are ditching cash entirely. And if Star Trek is right, we won’t have money of any sort in the 24th century. The post Why Are We Still Using Cash? appeared first on Freakonomics.
More than 10,000 people have signed onto EFF's open letter to HP CEO Dion Weisler, taking the company to task for its dirty trick of using a security update to revoke its customers' ability to print with third-party ink. (more…)
In 1895, after deciding to turn from a career in academic law to art-making, Wassily Kandinsky was working as the artistic director of a print shop in Moscow.
The shop has original blue prints for the cable cars, and rebuilds them all year long. [ more › ]
Dutch bicycle manufacturer VanMoof came up with the clever idea of printing their bike shipping boxes to look like flatscreen television boxes to reduce handler damage in transit, and apparently it's been a huge success. The company is reporting shipping damage to their bikes has dropped 70 - 80% since they started using the new boxes. Show More Summary
She printed out every subtweet and posted them on a bulletin board.
In what may be an indication of a major collateral shortage, but most likely is simply a case of quarter-end "window dressing", the overnight general collateral rate soared to 0.82% this morning, its highest print in nearly seven years, and roughly where it would trade if the Fed had hiked in September. Show More Summary
Academic libraries continue to add to their ebook collections, but while ebooks are becoming the preferred format for reference materials, many students still prefer to read and study monographs and textbooks in print, according to “Ebook Usage in U.S. Academic Libraries 2016,” a survey conducted by Library Journal and sponsored by Gale Cengage Learning.
J. Walter Thompson partnered with Getty Images to launch a pop-up magazine at Advertising Week in New York. Using data, insights and trends garnered from the agency's innovation group, the result, Glass, is meant to be a "more diverse...Show More Summary
HP will disable "security" feature this time but makes no promises about future.
Vicky Kaushal won the ‘Breakthrough Talent’ award at the GQ Awards. And for his appearance, he opted for a three piece suit, swapping the formal jacket for a quirky dragon fly printed one instead. I quite liked his look! Vicky Kaushal At GQ Men of the Year 2016 Awards Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani
Let’s talk multi-material printing on desktop 3D printers. There are a lot of problems when printing in more than one color. The easiest way to do this is simply to add another extruder and hotend to a printer, but this reduces the build...Show More Summary
Check out the latest addition to TPM's merch store: a Trump's Razor shirt and mug! The items feature a custom illustration of "Trump's razor" and the definition of the phrase Josh popularized -- both are printed on high-quality materials. Buy them here and get ready to explain Trump's latest antics by pointing at your shirt or mug!
Founded in 1811; surrendering to the internet in 2016.
This week's Westword cover story is a must-read for followers of the beleaguered print newspaper industry.
Artist Ashleigh Beevers created a series of beautiful illustration picturing various Disney pricesses as beautiful curvy pinups. For those interested, all of these are available for purchase as prints via her etsy shop located right here. Show More Summary
Le Point has been doing the small print on this month’s brutal public accounts report. An army of highly-paid department heads is crippling the payroll, running at 103 million Euros a year for permanent staff alone…. Read the breakdown here (en francais). Be assured that nothing will change.
Back in 2009, I found a rare, used copy of Shel Silverstein's raunchy, hilarious not-kid's book Uncle Shelby's ABZ Book: A Primer for Adults Only, after George RR Martin told me it was uproariously funny and a don't-miss. (more…)
In the U.S. we have “the dress,” and in the U.K. they have “that coat.” (Interestingly, both are blue.) UK’s version is a blue printed coat from Zara that has taken the country by storm. Or at least according to blogger Alice Frances who started documenting every time she saw someone wearing it on an Instagram account […]