Month: October 2017

Why Lord & Taylor is turning stores into WeWork spaces, according to its CEO — Quartz

Lord & Taylor will soon have a new roommate in the building it has occupied for more than a century on 5th Avenue in New York City. After Christmas of 2018, co-working service WeWork will take over most of the giant Italian Renaissance-style building, the New York Times reports (paywall). Lord & Taylor’s parent company…

via Why Lord & Taylor is turning stores into WeWork spaces, according to its CEO — Quartz

The EPA Stopped Three Agency Scientists From Talking About Climate Change at a Conference

Seems the new EPA is more than happy to hear the free exchange of ideas, as long as they agree with them. This is the real fakenews, purposefully keeping the truth from being heard. It is the failure of ideas in the face of ideology.

The EPA has sparked more fears it is suppressing discussion about climate change.

Source: The EPA Stopped Three Agency Scientists From Talking About Climate Change at a Conference

Only 5% of young workers in Britain are in jobs that are safe from robot replacement — Quartz

The world is going through another technological revolution where greater use of robots, artificial intelligence, and automation can make business more efficient—potentially at the cost of millions of human jobs. Looking at Britain in particular, there’s a huge problem that young people face. PwC just released a big report looking into the evolution of the…

via Only 5% of young workers in Britain are in jobs that are safe from robot replacement — Quartz

Scientists sampled honey from around the world and found bee-killing neonicotinoids — Quartz

A recent sampling of honey from around the world honey has given scientists fresh evidence for why so many bees are dying off. A study published Oct. 6 in the journal Science found that a significant amount of the world’s honey contains traces of neonicotinoids, a class of commonly used pesticides, at levels strong enough…

via Scientists sampled honey from around the world and found bee-killing neonicotinoids — Quartz

These 5 iPhone Apps Prove Augmented Reality Isn’t Just Hype — TIME

In a flashy presentation at its Worldwide Developers Conference this June, Apple discussed the potential augmented reality holds for the iPhone. “When you bring these things together, the results can actually be quite profound,” Apple’s vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi said in reference to the iPhone’s touchscreen and camera — the two elements…

via These 5 iPhone Apps Prove Augmented Reality Isn’t Just Hype — TIME