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    [Science] Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture – AI

    [Science] Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture – AI

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    There are already 13 telescopes on Mauna KeaWestend61/Getty By Haunani KaneFor over two weeks, kia‘i mauna (Hawaiians and their allies) have been protesting on the access road to the proposed site of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea, a sacred peak on Hawaii Island. If built, the telescope could help us understand the formation of planets…
    [NEWS] Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its spot in the culture – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Fortnite World Cup has handed out $30 million in prizes, and cemented its...

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    The Fortnite phenomenon — the wildly popular battle royale game from Epic Games — has manifested itself in concerned articles, cultural shoutouts and now has sealed its place in the cultural firmament by wrapping up its first “World Cup” which saw the company give away $30 million in prizes. Congrats to all of our winners…
    [NEWS #Alert] Inside Italy’s culture wars! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] Inside Italy’s culture wars! – #Loganspace AI

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    IN JUNE four young men were attacked on the streets of Rome. One victim had his nose broken; another required stitches to his face. They had been targeted as “anti-fascists” for wearing “Cinema America” T-shirts, the name of an organisation which hosts open-air film screenings in the city in the summer months, and they had…
    [NEWS] Glitch is bringing remix culture back to the web with a $30 million Series A round – Loganspace

    [NEWS] Glitch is bringing remix culture back to the web with a $30 million...

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    Building apps and tools on the web shouldn’t just be for the technically inclined. In the early days of the web, it was easy to make your MySpace account, for example, unique to your personal aesthetic. Glitch is doing that for the modern era. Glitch, formerly known as Fog Greek Software, is an online community…
    [NEWS #Alert] Microsoft’s transformation required a change of culture! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] Microsoft’s transformation required a change of culture! – #Loganspace AI

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    LIKE AN NFL changing room, the technology industry is littered with the bodies of fallen champions, from AOL to Yahoo to Blackberry, in urgent need of rehabilitation. Ten years ago many might have expected Microsoft to end up in the same state. But the software giant has made a startling comeback, regularly vying for the…
    [NEWS #Alert] Microsoft’s transformation required a change of culture! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] Microsoft’s transformation required a change of culture! – #Loganspace AI

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    LIKE AN NFL changing room, the technology industry is littered with the bodies of fallen champions, from AOL to Yahoo to Blackberry, in urgent need of rehabilitation. Ten years ago many might have expected Microsoft to end up in the same state. But the software giant has made a startling comeback, regularly vying for the…
    [NEWS #Alert] Environmentalism is emerging as Europe’s new culture war! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] Environmentalism is emerging as Europe’s new culture war! – #Loganspace AI

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    IN THREE DIRECTIONS pine forests, bone dry in the scorching weather, disappear into the horizon of the central Polish plain. To the south is the lunar landscape of a city-sized opencast lignite mine. A tangle of conveyors carries the coal up to Elektrownia Belchatow, Europe’s largest thermal power station and its largest producer of carbon…
    [NEWS] How a martial arts gym trained me to build an inclusive culture – Loganspace

    [NEWS] How a martial arts gym trained me to build an inclusive culture –...

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    Ken Kao Contributor Share on Twitter Ken is an engineering manager at Airbnb building products that enable entrepreneurs to provide hospitality on the platform. Outside of work he enjoys Muay Thai, Pekiti Tirsia Kali (Filipino sticks & knives fighting), cooking, and writing. A wave of unease immediately swept through my body. Constant puffing and growling…
    [NEWS #Alert] An exhibition of material and visual culture from the Calais “Jungle”! – #Loganspace AI

    [NEWS #Alert] An exhibition of material and visual culture from the Calais “Jungle”! –...

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    AT THE back of the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, beyond the Mexican caricature masks and Siberian underwear made from reindeer hide, is a small room with a big show. The first thing you see at the entrance is a hand-stencilled sign that says: “Welcome to the JungleGet our daily newsletterUpgrade your inbox and get our…
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    Russian sax king brings his band to Mumbai

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    Igor Butman is back in India and this time he brings his 16-member Moscow Jazz Orchestra. Ahead of a concert at Mumbai’s NCPA,...