“We didn’t want it to be a film that was just talking heads—that was a very low-hanging bar for us as a creative team. So we wanted to elevate it,” Orlowski says. “As we were learning about all of this and really started to understand how machine learning works, I started to understand what’s happening on the other side of your screen in a different way.” … [Read more...] about This Netflix doc tries to explain everything wrong with social media right now
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Govt working towards nurturing children through POSHAN Maah campaign: J P Nadda President Ram Nath Kovind honours 47 teachers with national awards on Teachers’ Day Rahul Gandhi lists six 'Modi-made disasters', blames Centre for rising unemployment, GDP nosedive … [Read more...] about PM Modi launches ‘POSHAN Maah’ campaign — what is it all about?
Reynolds suggests that candidates should tailor their backgrounds based on the role and industry and look for clues regarding the company’s culture in its social media activity, on its website, and on the job posting itself. “Do some research on the company and see how they put themselves out into the world. Is it buttoned-up and traditional, or do they get creative with things?” she advises. … [Read more...] about How candidates are using background props to stand out in video interviews
LV: I think the other structure is financial. There’s been a lot of chatter about what’s called shareholder value, which is a philosophy that was developed in the ’80s. It becomes a financial incentive in a lot of ways, which is just to maximize the value for stockholders on a quarterly basis. That’s all about growth, right? It’s all about the rush for growth. This is something too that’s being questioned. The Business Roundtable of all places came out and said, “This is not sustainable. This doesn’t work for society.” I think that’s the kind of stuff that has to change. If you can take your foot off the gas a little bit and stop worrying about growth, growth, growth, growth, then you can have some more long-term thinking about what you need to do to sustain things environmentally as well as organizationally. You can also start to reward those people who are doing that sustaining work and not just focus on the bright shiny … [Read more...] about How Silicon Valley turned true innovation into an overhyped delusion
“It boils down to individuals–for both good and bad [experiences],” Geismar says. He recalls one advocate in particular, Jack Masey, who worked closely with Geismar & Chermayeff on an 1960s exhibition for the United States Information Agency, and then on the visual identity for the American Revolution Bicentennial. He only learned later that Masey had protected them from some of the politics. “We learned later that there were huge issues [about the exhibition] brought up by congressmen asking, ‘Why did you do this?’ or ‘How could you put this in?’ We never heard about it during the process. You need a good insulator, especially in a governmental project when politics start becoming predominant and it starts to be very difficult to make it work.” … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design