“We’ve always been at square one. We’ve never reached square two—and I think it’s a systemic problem,” Meghie says “The studios have to step up and give more writers and directors of color a shot to tell different stories. The journalists have to step up. They’ve got to interview these female directors for their movies and not just to discuss how they didn’t get an Oscar nomination. Every single industry that is involved in filmmaking needs to step up and do their part to open the doors.” … [Read more...] about ‘The Photograph’ is the black love story you’ve been missing
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If you’re on iOS, go to Settings > General > Restrictions to turn parental controls on and set blocked websites. macOS users should go to System Preferences > Parental Controls. Windows users can find them under Windows Settings > Accounts > Family & Other People. Android users can download the TrendMicro Mobile Security & Antivirus app, which allows users to easily block access to certain websites. Enable “do not disturb” modes during the daytime The solutions above work great if you’re the one to blame for wasting your time. But if you find your time is being wasted by your friends who won’t stop texting, or by apps that keep sending social media or news alerts during work hours, you need to block them from doing so. The good news is that you don’t even need to make those friends and apps aware of your tactics. … [Read more...] about Six simple tech hacks that will make you more productive
By that point in the video perhaps the robots are contemplating whether to just end it all, because in the next scene the video states, “Robots don’t fall in love . . . ” and then goes on to say, but Amazon’s human warehouse workers do. … [Read more...] about Amazon wants its employees to know they’re not robots, so it made a valentine video with robots
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli once again topped the latest brand valuation report by Duff & Phelps, but that's not a surprise. What will catch your interest, however, is another power couple — Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, who tied at the third spot with brand value of $93.5 million each (Rs 667 crore approximately). … [Read more...] about From DeepVeer to Virushka: Are power couples always a sparkle for brands?
If it wasn’t for Beau’s support and encouragement, I don’t think I ever would have had the guts to take my entrepreneurial leap. In the early days, Beau was there every step of the way. He was my emotional rock when I got lonely. He was also a great sounding board for ideas, having started his own viral video production company a few years prior, so he had the business savvy to help me turn dreams into reality. He shot and edited our Kickstarter video in 2012, and it went viral. In the blink of an eye, we watched GoldieBlox go from a single prototype to a toy tens of thousands of people wanted to get their hands on. We were a dream team, and we wholeheartedly believed in each other’s abilities to bring GoldieBlox’s mission to the masses. … [Read more...] about What I learned from being my husband’s boss