Works by ‘father of New Wave typography’ on exhibit in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An exhibition featuring the signature works of internationally renowned graphic designer and typographer Wolfgang Weingart is taking place in Taipei until Jan. 9, 2020. Wolfgang Weingart is known as the father of New Wave, or Swiss Punk, typography. His creativity and persistence have inspired tens of thousands of designers. His book […]

For the sake of fun or inspiration? Dyson to set up its global HQ at Singapore’s former nightlife hub

SINGAPORE: Electric appliance pioneer Dyson said Friday its new global headquarters will be in a sprawling, colonial-era Singapore building originally constructed as a power station and until recently used as a nightlife complex. British inventor James Dyson’s company, famous for its bagless vacuum cleaners, announced this year it was shifting its headquarters from England to the city-state to be closer to Asian […]

Mongabay at 20: Two decades of news and inspiration from nature’s frontline (commentary)

Nearly 25 years ago, I had an experience that dramatically altered my life’s course, and ultimately inspired me to establish Mongabay, which with more than 4 million monthly readers is now one of the world’s most widely read conservation news publications. When I was in high school, I had the great fortune to visit a […]

IL&FS gets creditors’ approval for sale of education business

IL&FS Group, on November 12, said it has received approval from creditors for sale of education business to Career Point Publications (CPPPL). Schoolnet India Ltd (erstwhile IL&FS Education & Technology Service) would be sold to CPPPL. The Committee of Creditors (CoC) represents all the financial creditors to IL&FS Ltd, the holding company of the IL&FS […]

The human brain: A source of inspiration for artificial intelligence solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast gaining ground as the next big disruptor in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Over the last year, content creators across the globe have actively begun to adopt AI tools in order to enhance efficiencies, unlock revenue opportunities and deliver interactive viewing experiences. The uptake has already started in sports production […]

Human Brain: Source Of Inspiration For Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast gaining ground as the next big disruptor in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Over the last year, content creators across the globe have actively begun to adopt AI tools in order to enhance efficiencies, unlock revenue opportunities and deliver interactive viewing experiences. The uptake has already started in sports […]

What India needs to do to better ease of doing business score

A perceptible improvement to India’s ranking in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ (EDB) index is welcome news. It provides scores for a set of 10 distinct areas of business regulation, and it’s significant that India’s position has now moved 14 places to 63rd among 190 economies. We could do much better. It is […]

Clash of business models as war for the grocery basket escalates

Online grocery seems like a simple enough business of delivering fruit and vegetables, staples and toiletries to homes, saving customers the hassle of going to a supermarket or kirana store. But as it turns out, it’s complicated to get a customer what he or she needs in time—and that’s why every e-tailer has evolved its […]