Squara Meets Squier

Arts, Culture & Media

Even if you don’t know it, you’ve probably already heard the music ofOrba Squara. The New York City-based singer-songwriter Mitch Davis’ one-man band is responsible for the effervescent tune featured in the iPhone commercials that have been blanketing the airwaves for the last couple of years. The song is called ‘Perfect Timing (This Morning),’ and […]

Painting with Light

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Arts, Culture & Media

Composing Poetry with Predictive Text

Arts, Culture & Media

We want politicians to be consistent and ‘authentic’ but we, ourselves, ‘contain multitudes.’ Even our iPhones know that.

Protestors gathered at a small rally in support of Apple's refusal to help the FBI access the cell phone of a gunman involved in the killings of 14 people in San Bernardino, California in February.

Did an Israeli digital forensics firm unlock the San Bernardino attacker’s cellphone?


Cellebrite, a company headquartered in a Tel Aviv-suburb might have helped the FBI hack into the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone.


Technology has now ushered us into the age of ‘hyperemployment’


Our phones have generated hundreds of little, compulsory actions we now take on ourselves – from managing our money to forking over our data to media giants.

Michele Mattana of Sardinia, Italy, poses with an iPhone 6 Plus and an iPhone 6 on the first day of sales at the Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan on September 19, 2014.

Some customers are bent out of shape after Apple’s big iPhone launch


Within days of launching the iPhone 6, Apple faced major problems with updates to iOS and claims that its new phones were bending in the pockets of users. Apple is downplaying the reports, but does the raft of problems mean people might think twice about buying the new phone?

The World

A worldwide viral hit shows a different side of Ukraine


Much of the news coming out of Ukraine these days is about the ongoing war against separatists and the violence that has ruined small towns near Donetsk. Then along comes an animated music video by a Kiev-based band called Brunettes Shoot Blondes that’s impressed people around the world.