— le CMN (@leCMN) February 26, 2015
It’s been four years since Google opened a virtual window into some of the world’s most famous museums, allowing us to ‘visit’ places like the National Gallery in London or Milan’s Museo Poldi Pezzoli.
The barriers between the physical and the virtual have continued to shift since then. Open Culture – the blog/news site/knowledge directory whose posts last year covered massive art download initiatives from The Museum of New Zealand, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Museum – provides one of the best ways of keeping up with these changes.
— Dominic Tyer (@Dominic_Tyer) January 16, 2015
I love these Indian super hero snack characters, created to steer Indians away from their growing appetite for Western junk food and back towards traditional snacks and sweets.
Whether, in a country with 66.8 million cases of diabetes last year, they could be better employed in raising awareness on the importance of healthy eating and its role in preventing, or effectively managing, type 2 diabetes is another matter.
In the meantime the likes of Laddoo Boy, Jalebi Woman and Mishti Doi Man, created by Rajkamal Aich, certainly succeed in making me hungry.
Spotify and Uber appear to have added a new way to annoy your taxi driver with a partnership that allows Spotify users to choose the music that plays in the taxi firm’s cars.
Soon users that connect their Spotify and Uber apps will be able to select music from either featured Uber playlists or their own ones on Spotify within the Uber app, or pick tunes from via the Spotify app. Read the rest of this entry »