“Through the graphic arts–which included everything from advertisements to record covers and book jackets–we showed life in America. What people were reading, what they listened to, the ads, the commercials, and packaging really gave a sense of the time to people who were really restricted in what they could see culturally since it was the height of the Cold War,” Geismar says. “That was really interesting, as were the World’s Fairs, because the questions were: What do you show? What is interesting? We were trying to emphasize creativity in America, in all aspects, whether it was going to the moon or photography.” … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design
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Turn the event into an interactive tribute to George Floyd Alternatively, Local Projects was pondering how to fill the large, empty space of the Wisconsin Center where the DNC is still being held. Its ballroom has a capacity of more than 3,000 people—more than 10 times the number of people who can legally attend. Local Projects’ idea? Turn it into a tribute of people explaining “Why I Protest” in response to the murder of George Floyd and other Black Americans by police. … [Read more...] about The 6 wildest design concepts for a virtual Democratic National Convention
Deepak Kochhar’s arrest is significant but is only one part of the whole story. The CBI FIR names Chanda Kochhar, Videocon’s Venugpal Dhoot and several top executives of ICICI Bank at that point. These include KV Kamath, Zarin Daruwala, N S Kannan, Sandeep Bakshi, K Ramkumar, Sonjoy Chatterjee, Rajiv Sabharwal and Homi Khusrokhan. … [Read more...] about ICICI-Videocon case: Deepak Kochhar arrested. Is Chanda Kochhar next?
The US Trade and Development Agency''s (USTDA) funding will support state-owned IOC''s evaluation of technologies to capture and utilise carbon dioxide produced during refinery operations, presenting a novel and cost-effective environmental strategy that can be expanded to other refineries in India, according to a statement on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Indian Oil gets USTDA support in its green tech endeavour
Yet, many entrepreneurs recoil at the thought of taking a step back and prefer to maintain a persona of always being busy. As the cofounder of a fast-growing startup, I’ve come to appreciate the wisdom of nature and that the key to strong leadership lies in strategic laziness. Strategic laziness doesn’t mean saying no to any task that requires work. Rather, it means evaluating every activity based on whether the outcome justifies the effort and deciding if the leader is the best person for the job. … [Read more...] about I’m a startup founder, and this is why I believe the best leaders are ‘lazy’