Instead of using the map to indicate the status of someone’s ride, the team decided to use bright, bold colors with high contrast ratios and larger text sizes that would make it easier to read in harsh daylight on lower quality screens. “While you are requesting in Lite, you see a big slash of blue to indicate comfort and safety,” Jalasutram says. “As soon as you are matched, the whole screen turns green. When people saw that, they understood green, success, I got a car. That gave them more confidence in using the app.” … [Read more...] about How Uber quietly redesigned its interface for the rest of the world
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L'Oreal SA on June 9 rehired Munroe Bergdorf, a British Black transgender model it sacked in 2017 after she described all white people as racist. The French cosmetics company offered Bergdorf a seat on a newly formed UK diversity and inclusion advisory board, a role she accepted. … [Read more...] about What changes are companies making in response to George Floyd protests?
Subedar Joginder Singh: Singer-actor Gippy Grewal might not have the fiery eyes of Subedar Joginder Singh but when he raises his fist and screams Jo Bole So Nihaal in the 2018 Punjabi eponymous biopic, the memory of October 23, 1962, recurs. Of the fierce battle in Tongpen La in North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) where Subedar Singh was commanding a platoon of the Sikh Regiment. The platoon mowed two waves of Chinese attack but Subedar Singh was grievously wounded in the thigh. Refusing to get evacuated, he manned a light machine army and shot down several from the enemy troupe. Writhing in pain, Subedar Singh and his men bayonetted many Chinese soldiers. But the triumph was not his, the brave Subedar was martyred. The 41-year old was awarded the Param Vir Chakra and his bravery is retold on 70 mm screen in Subedar Joginder Singh. … [Read more...] about Lest we forget: Movies and music that keep the memories of 1962 India-China war heroes alive
Rosan Bosch and her team are well-versed in child development. They designed these kits in response to the pandemic, which has forced schools to shutter and parents to take charge of their children’s education. Bosch says the guiding principle was to encourage kids to interact with their environment differently. She believes that humans settle into routines as they interact with the objects and furniture in their homes, but these kits encourage kids to think about their space in new ways. “Many kids have been stuck at their dining tables, doing their school work in the same way for months,” Bosch says. “This is designed to let them think, ‘Hey, I can crawl into this space for an afternoon to read a book, or I can perform a play using this theater.” … [Read more...] about Face it, your kids will be home for a while. This $65 cardboard kit creates the perfect desk at home