Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… translated into code without collateral damage. Finally, Apple finished out the requisite threesome for a Journalistic Trend with a ban on autoplay videos and tracking cookies in its latest desktop version of Safari. While Safari accounts for a relatively small share of the overall browser market, it is nonetheless, of course, the default on popular Apple products, and there’s always a chance the company could expand the feature to mobile. With less skin in the advertising game, Apple …

Read More >>

Frank Lloyd Wright: What his 5 best buildings tell us about his life and work

June 8, 2017

… Mahony, Wright’s first assistant, and interior designer George Mann Niedecken for Frederick C. Robie, a 28-year old Chicago businessman. With its steel frame and brick skin, the construction of the house was considered highly advanced. Named a US National Historic Landmark in 1963, it has been under threat of demolition twice: in 1941 and again in 1957, both times by the Chicago Theological Seminary, its owner since 1926. “It all goes to show,” said Wright, “the danger …

Read More >>

This 10-year-old created a t-shirt company to fight racism and colorism

… the hashtag #FlexinInMyComplexion that gained popularity on Black Twitter in 2015. “I wanted to create this clothing line to inspire other people to be confident and comfortable in their skin,” Rogers says. “The reason why the font on our Classic shirts is so bold is because we wanted the shirts to be just as bold as the message.” Image: COURTESY OF FLEXIN’ IN MY COMPLEXION Even if you don’t know Rogers’ name, you definitely know her face and …

May 28, 2017
Read More >>

How To Plan Ahead So You Avoid The Burnout After Memorial Day Weekend

There are few things more glorious in this world than a three-day weekend. Except, of course, for that stupid part where you actually have to *cringe* You drag your feet into the office as you firmly clutch a giant thermos of coffee. Your skin glows from the days you just spent at the beach over Memorial Day Weekend, but the bags under your eyes are crying out for more sleep. We all know how awful it feels to come back to work after a long weekend, but it doesnt mean we have to let those crappy …

May 25, 2017
Read More >>

Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

(CNN)The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fungus, Candida auris, can cause severe illness with high mortality, especially among high-risk patients, including those in intensive care units, those with a central venous catheter and those who …

May 19, 2017
Read More >>