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February 26, 2018
"The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book."
Northrop Frye
‘Making A Murderer’ Is Getting A Follow-Up Series Now a new filmmaker, Shawn Rech, is showing fans a different side of the case. Convicting A Murder will serve as a follow-up to the wildly popular series and be telling Avery’s story from the prosecution’s perspective. The show will closely follow District Attorney Ken Katz and lead investigator Tom Fassbender as they (and others involved) shed new light on the case. - Nylon
 
IKEA and Teenage Engineering Tune Into the Same Frequency The entirety of the FREKVENS collection hasn’t been revealed yet, but according to IKEA will eventually include products such as an “electronic choir, vinyl player, party lighting” and other accessories – an entire collection intended to facilitate the youthful proclivity for “spontaneous” partying. - Design Milk
 
Dolce & Gabbana used drones to carry handbags down the runway instead of models Fashionista reports that audience members were asked to turn off Wi-Fi on their phones, as well as any personal hot spots. The show was also 45 minutes late to start. Seven or so drones flew down the runway, each carrying a leather and jewel-encrusted handbag from the company’s latest Fall Winter 2018/19 collection. Once the drones were done, human models returned to show off D&G’s clothes, proving that perhaps humans aren’t obsolete after all. - The Verge
 
Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Inventor Accused of Swindling $5 Billion of Cryptocurrency “Craig forged a series of contracts that purported to transfer Dave’s assets to Craig and/or companies controlled by him," lawyers for Kleiman’s family said in the complaint. “Craig backdated these contracts and forged Dave’s signature on them." Kleiman’s family contends they own the rights to more than 1 million Bitcoins and blockchain technologies - Bloomberg
 
Off-White™ Opens Pop-Up Cafe in Paris To coincide with the beginning of Paris Fashion Week, Off-White™ has opened a pop-up cafe in Paris’ Le Bon Marché department store. The space is part of the store’s Logomania exhibition, and sees Off-White™ team up with Wild & The Moon, a Paris and Dubai-based juice and wild food bar. - Hypebeast
   
Apple confirms it uses Google's cloud for iCloud Apple periodically publishes new versions of a PDF called the iOS Security Guide. For years the document contained language indicating that iCloud services were relying on remote data storage systems from Amazon Web Services, as well as Microsoft's Azure. But in the latest version, the Microsoft Azure reference is gone, and in its place is Google Cloud Platform. Before the January update, Apple most recently updated the iOS Security Guide in March. - CNBC
   
The 2018 Oscars Stage Will Dazzle with 45 Million Swarovski Crystals Get a sneak peek at designer Derek McLane’s sets for the 90th Academy Awards. The proscenium, which is the arch surrounding the stage in front of the curtain, is a brand-new design this year—and perhaps McLane’s favorite element of the show. “It feels a little bit like a geode, or a kind of sculpture made out of crushed glass,” he says. - Architectural Digest
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018
Picked yearly by MIT, 2018's list highlights everything from 3D metal printing to the perfect "smart city" to artificial embryos. These are all real things, and some of them will no doubt have major implications on the the future of society.
The Rise and Fall of the Sunken Living Room: A History
Tracing the origins, the rise and the fall of an interior architectural trend that seems to us like it could be an awesome piece of design to experience with the right group of friends/music/other things...
 
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