It may not show up in history books, but Dana Crawford’s renovation of the Flour Mill Lofts on Little Raven Street in the late 1990s was an important moment for Colorado. It offered both a glimpse into Denver’s past and a preview of what was to come. Nearly 20 years later, the building remains a treasured property in the Mile High City—as well as a highly coveted address. But even as one Flour Mill unit takes a further leap into the present, the foundational history is front and center.
Vulture considers a different perspective about the distressful attack on Ankara - an analysis considering the media portrayal and the boundaries between photo-journalism and editorial photography. It is a brave and unexpected exercise in semiotics and conflict.
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Despite the rise of Airbnb striking fear into the hearts of hoteliers, small independent hotels can co-exist with the homestay giant – but they have to be smart about it.We highlight a few intelligent examples and look to the future of the city stay.
How humanlike should self-driving cars be? It’s a question that nuTonomy, a company that’s launched a self-driving taxi service in Singapore, is trying to answer. It appears that some version of the “uncanny valley”—a visceral negative response people feel to robots that seem almost human, but not human enough—also applies to automated vehicles.
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The old opposition between the "white cube" and the "black box" feels obsolete, even as the exhibition space's importance as a subject of artistic and critical investigation continues to grow. One such investigation, by Sarah Oppenheimer, an artist who has long worked with built environments, and, in particular, the spatial organization of the museum, takes place this fall at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. This interview began as a conversation between Oppenheimer and media theorist Alexander Galloway held at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.
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As the world watched the surprising victory by Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, the media and specialists quickly started a ferocious analysis on what brought on such an upset; especially when pollings took as a surefire victory for the Democrat candidate. The consequences will be numerous, domestically for the U.S. citizens, as well for foreign policy. Here are some interesting perspectives on the event: