Design Museum defends Designs of the Year show after Extinction Rebellion protest

London’s Design Museum has hit back after environmental action group Extinction Rebellion called on designers to boycott its Beazley Designs of the Year show. The group refused to allow the museum to include its celebrated graphic design, accusing the museum of trying to “artwash the unacceptable behaviours” of its sponsor, insurance company Beazley. But the museum defended the show, saying it […]

Top of the List: Largest Triad Web Design Firms

This week, Triad Business Journal features the region’s largest web design firms, ranked by number of Triad web designers. Here are the top five: Beacon Technologies Inc., 32 Triad web designers Kreber, 16 Triad web designers Pace, 15 Triad web designers Wildfire, 11 Triad web designers Trone Brand Energy (tie), 8 Triad web designers Atlantic […]

Explore the Wu-Tang Clan’s world of Kung Fu inspiration at SBS On Demand

“Toad style is immensely strong and immune to nearly any weapon. When it’s properly used it’s almost invincible…” – “‘Da Mystery of Chessboxin’” by the Wu-Tang Clan, sampled from Kung Fu movie Five Deadly Venoms It’s hard to overstate the impact that the Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), had on hip hop when […]

Amazon plans to launch thousands of internet satellites

Amazon wants to launch thousands of low Earth orbit satellites to offer internet connection across the planet. With Project Kuiper, it aims to deploy 3,236 satellites to cover areas where about 95 percent of the global population live. Details otherwise are scant so far, including the estimated timeline for bringing the network online or how much […]

Bragi confirms it’s pivoting out of the wireless earbuds business

Before Apple’s AirPods, long before the Galaxy Buds or any of these other ones we’ve reviewed, the Bragi Dash were among the first truly wireless earbuds, the first to actually cut the cord. But they were also incredibly ambitious, promising an intelligent earbud like something out of a science fiction movie, and that ambition has apparently taken a toll: the […]

Georgia O’Keeffe Reveals Inspiration Behind Some of Her Most Famous Paintings in Newly Uncovered Letters

A never-before-seen collection of letters from American artist Georgia O’Keeffeand her husband, photographer and art dealer Alfred Stieglitz, sheds light on her artistic process, her quest for independence and her poetic observations about New York City and New Mexico — which became central to her iconic paintings. The Library of Congress announced Thursday that it had […]

How the ‘Willy Wonka Of Design’ Reimagines Corporate Leadership

“Total bombardment” is how experience design pioneer Nelly Ben Hayoun describes her presentation style. Speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore earlier this month, that descriptor was just about the only moment where minimalism took hold. Ben Hayoun warned the audience that her speech—built on 275 slides, covering topics ranging from philosophy to film and delivered […]

World Wide Web Turns 30: The Most Interesting Facts About The Internet That You Probably Didn’t Know of

The Internet is our lifeline. Be it accessing web pages through a web browser, or the good old apps on your phone, the Internet is the one pipeline that lets you get information, stay up to date, do research, and even stay connected with friends and family. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, […]

Thousands of Russians protest against internet restrictions

MOSCOW: Thousands of people took to the streets of Moscow and two other cities on Sunday to rally against tighter internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years. Lawmakers last month backed tighter internet controls contained in legislation they say is necessary to prevent foreign meddling in Russia’s affairs. But some […]