Carbon 38 Ribbed LeggingTo put it bluntly: the quality of the fabric on the Ribbed Legging is exceptional. It’s smooth and soft enough to wear casually and supportive enough to flatter all figures. What more could you want from a pair of leggings than high quality, versatility, and perfect fit? If you thought “lots of colors” you’re in luck: These leggings come in 13 different hues to fit any palette preferences you have. … [Read more...] about Our favorite men’s and women’s sweats and joggers of 2020
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Take Zara, which partnered with the Council of Fashion Designers of America in December to enlist emerging fashion designers in upcycling vintage clothing. The catch? The designers had to use new fabric Zara provided. Zara went on to manufacture these designs using new materials, which were sold as a capsule collection at certain Zara stores. At first glance, the program appeared to be bringing upcycling into fast fashion, but in reality, the collection wasn’t any different from a traditional one. (Zara declined to comment on this story.) … [Read more...] about Patagonia has had enormous success with upcycled clothing. Could other brands follow?
WhatsApp Business chat conversations may also be in the mix for data mining. Business chats, unlike private messages, are only encrypted in transit, meaning the business and any third parties they work with get to decide what to do with that information once they get it. It’s likely that Facebook will then allow those brands to retarget you so that their own ads for promotions will follow you across Facebook and Instagram. It’s unclear whether Facebook will reuse these WhatsApp Business insights and sell them to other ad buyers, such as political campaigns. But importantly, there’s little stopping them from using your data in this way. Facebook can change their terms whenever they wish, as they did in 2016 and are sure to do again. … [Read more...] about WhatsApp and Facebook’s ultimatum to users reveals a privacy disaster
“We plan on keeping our commitment to existing reservations. We of course have the safety of our guests and associates top of mind given the recent events. We are monitoring the situation very closely and have operational and security plans in place,” said the spokesperson. … [Read more...] about Airbnb is blocking D.C. inauguration bookings amid threats of violence
This approach is the opposite of how most users will approach the system, which is likely with the question, “Where and when can I schedule an appointment?” There is no reason for systems meant to speed the vaccine rollout to slow users down by attempting to collect the amount of information someone might anticipate offering up as a clinical trial participant. That degree of data collection will be impossible for the general population. It is also unnecessary for vaccine recipients beyond healthcare workers. For the general public to consider using it, the system will need to be completely rethought and redesigned. We need to cut out those invasive questions. This is what we have done with contact tracing and exposure notification apps that I (Ramesh) and my team have built for six U.S. states and territories with PathCheck Foundation . … [Read more...] about ‘When can I schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment?’ Why the government can’t answer this simple question