As public concern for unchecked management of plastic waste grows, national governments are responding with lofty goals to mitigate a looming environmental crisis. Seemingly one by one, international leaders have declared war on plastic waste. Undeniably, however, U.S. leaders aren’t exactly chomping at the bit to prioritize environmental legislation. The
This meticulously animated short by the Chinese new-media artist and educator Cao Shu traverses some five millennia of art in a single minute. As flickering images move chronologically, in flipbook fashion, through a parade of styles and artistic movements – from Ancient Egypt, to the Impressionist era,
That’s according to a new research paper that argues for a new way of thinking about our phone addiction. The authors claim that hundreds of thousands of years of evolution made us social in order to survive-and social media simply is driving this deeply ingrained human behaviour into overdrive.
Who has not received an email from an alleged Nigerian relative who urgently wants to deposit an obscene amount of money into our bank account? And who has not been shocked when receiving a warning from Dropbox or Netflix, Apple iTunes in which they urge us to change our password urgently? These scams and fraud seem to be a growth industry. Fortunately, my mail account manages to keep the bulk of the attacks in the spam folder.
EnChroma Labs, a company based in Berkeley, California, develops everyday sunglasses for people with a red-green color deficiency – a common type of color blindness. Don McPherson, one of EnChroma’s two founders, originally engineered the eyewear for doctors to use as protection while performi …