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HOW MICROSOFT LEARNED FROM THE PAST TO REDESIGN ITS FUTURE One room at Microsoft’s headquarters represents everything that’s changed about its design philosophy. Inside, there are four rows of tables. In the first row is everything the company makes that’s already in stores. In the second is the next-generation of products, and in the third and fourth are the really conceptual things that Microsoft


new soundtrack from season 8 episode 3 The Long Night soundtrack by Ramin Djawadi Well, shit. How are we feeling, people? If you’re, like me, over-caffeinated and still bouncing around after last night’s episode, who can blame you? Alternatively, if you’re still playing around with the brightness and contrast settings on your TV or laptop

Israel Folau: Australia full-back’s future to be decided at hearing on 4 May

srael Folau's future will be decided at a hearing on 4 May after the full-back was sacked by Rugby Australia following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" gay people. The 30-year-old requested a code of conduct hearing after his dismissal. It will be heard behind closed doors in Sydney by a three-member panel. Wallabies coach


Game of Thrones who will die and who will survive in season 8 episode 3 | battle for Winterfell We’re two episodes into Game of Thrones’ final season, and it feels like we just watched the remaining characters have one last hurrah before everything comes spiraling down. There were no deaths this episode! Not one

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold indefinitely: ‘We will take measures to strengthen the display’

Samsung has confirmed reports from earlier today that it is postponing the release of its $2,000 Galaxy Fold foldable phone only days before it was originally scheduled to go on sale. “We want our customers to have the best experience possible which is why, after initial feedback, we have decided to delay the release of

Aston Martin’s first electric car is here

The first all-electric Aston Martin has finally been revealed, nearly four years after it was originally announced. Based on the existing combustion-engine Aston Martin Rapide sedan, the “Rapide E” officially debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show on Tuesday. Only 155 will be made, and Aston Martin didn’t announce a price for the car. Powered by

New Theories about Game of Thrones Season 8 From Episode 2 The first episode of Game of Thrones Season 8 was load-bearing, and a bit rushed. How could it be any other way? We are racing towards a conclusion, and now, there are only five episodes left until we reach it. It's why the episode's opening half was heavy on reunions. The main characters,

NBA play-offs: All you need to know about the first-round match-ups

The Golden State Warriors are the two-time defending champions The 2019 NBA play-offs start on Saturday in what is set to be the most wide-open post-season in years. After a run of four straight finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, a fifth meeting is already off the table after the Cavs

Jenny Saville Takes Title of Most Expensive Living Female Artist

Last week, Jenny Saville’s 1992 painting “Propped” sold for a grand total of $12.4 million, propelling the English artist to become the most expensive living female artist. As Anny Shaw at the Art Newspaper reports, eight bidders sought to purchase the fleshy seated nude self-portrait, which is overlaid in mirror script with a translated quote from French feminist

The UK is attempting a radical redesign of the internet

The Interface is a daily column about the intersection of social media and democracy. Subscribe to the newsletter here. Last month, with the passage of the Copyright Directive, I wrote here that Europe was splitting the internet into three. On Sunday, that process took another big step forward. Colin Lecher explains in The Verge: In a detailed proposal released today, the

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