Of the 98 new deaths, 93 were reported from Hubei Province — the epicentre of the virus. The province also reported 1,807 new confirmed cases, taking the total number of such cases to 59,989 in the province. Another 1,432 new suspected cases were reported from the rest of China, they added. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreak: Preventive vaccine ready for pre-clinical trials
While “thinking like a software company” might make it sound like Ikea is latching onto an of-the-moment trend, it’s an innovative move. Most sofas–and furniture pieces in general–stay static, and when they outlive their use, they get chucked. This one morphs as your needs do, potentially giving it eternal life in your home–which is better for both shoppers and the environment. … [Read more...] about Ikea’s Hackable Sofa Is Coming To The U.S.
Eating food prepared by menstruating women will make you an ox in your next "avatar" while a menstruating woman who cooks food for her husband will be a "kutri (bitch)" in her next life. These are the teachings being preached by Swami Krushnaswarup Dasji of Swaminarayan Bhuj Mandir, according to a report by Ahmedabad Mirror. … [Read more...] about Eating food prepared by menstruating women will make you an ox in next life, says Bhuj seer
Your education is not your destiny While more of the successful candidates Wert recruits come from architecture, industrial design, or product design, she says she has filled many jobs with candidates from computer science or business backgrounds. “The crossover is very real; there are people who got their MBAs who are now design thinkers. What you studied at one point doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to define what your role is within the design world,” she says. “Now you have business schools teaching design, and the Yale school of design teaching business classes.” … [Read more...] about What companies really want in a designer, according to a top recruiter for Airbnb, Google, and Facebook
What can we read into the government weaning itself off open-source fonts created by third parties–including Google’s own Roboto, as Motherboard reports? In 2019, the government’s relationship with Silicon Valley is changing. People like Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are calling for Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon to be broken up, as we enter what could be a new era of regulation. In this context, it feels hypocritical, or perhaps just hopeless, for the U.S. government to be using a Google-born font, which subliminally reinforces Google’s omnipresent brand. … [Read more...] about The latest giant to design its own font? The U.S. government