Misc

Apple and Google vs Covid-19

Across the world, governments and health authorities are working together to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect people and get society back up and running. Software developers are contributing by crafting technical tools to help combat the virus… Read More ›

Look at paintings

Follow our short audio guides and journey inside paintings of people, places and landscapes. Uncover their stories, feel their moods and notice their details… More here. Such a relaxing site.

The theme system

The idea of Yearly Themes is something that CGP Grey and Myke Hurley have been living by for a number of years. Instead of resolutions, we set an overall idea of how we would like to approach each year or… Read More ›

£40k ‘head of coffee’

Tate Britain has defended its decision to advertise for a “head of coffee”, on wages of almost £40,000 a year. Union leaders had said the post highlights “the pay discrepancy” between museum professionals and others within the arts sector. The… Read More ›

A Surge of New Plastic…

Companies like ExxonMobil, Shell, and Saudi Aramco are ramping up output of plastic — which is made from oil and gas, and their byproducts — to hedge against the possibility that a serious global response to climate change might reduce… Read More ›