How Plato Foresaw Fb’s Foibles

Mikhail Zavid

Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.Nov. 16, 2018ImageMark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington in April.CreditCreditChip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesIn ancient Egypt there lived a wise king named Thamus. One day he was visited by a clever god called Theuth.Theuth was an inventor…

Making a wager on a new system to salvage concrete that doesn’t pollute

Mikhail Zavid

ImageConcrete blocks made by Solidia Technologies in Leighton Buzzard, England, which aims to tweak the formula for making cement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesLEIGHTON BUZZARD, England — Just after sunrise, a concrete plant located in a muddy industrial zone north of London stirs to life. Workers in orange suits…

What Would perchance presumably Saunter Contaminated With Voting Machines on Election Day?

Mikhail Zavid

A top election-security expert explains how the devices might fail us—and whether a better system is possible. An elections official demonstrates a touch-screen voting machine in Fairfax, Virginia, on Oct. 3, 2012. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Democrats Are Gearing Up to Control the House. It’s a Work in Progress. Republicans’ New Strategy to Retain Power Despite Losing…

U.Okay. Cabinet Backs Theresa Could maybe’s Brexit Belief

Mikhail Zavid

VideoBritain’s prime minister, Theresa May, announced that she reached a deal with cabinet members to move forward with a plan to exit the European Union.Published OnNov. 14, 2018CreditCreditJack Taylor/Getty ImagesLONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain faced down hard-line critics Wednesday and won the support of a jittery and divided cabinet for a plan…

Ought to Twin-Class Shares Be Banned?

Mikhail Zavid

CAPTION TEXT HERE/Getty Images Voices against dual-class shares, which violate the principles of corporate democracy and the precept of “one share one vote,” have increased over time. An influential 50-member Investor Stewardship Group (ISG), overseeing $22 trillion in assets, demands a total elimination of dual-class stock. Council of Institutional Investors (CII), representing managers of $25…

Construct An Interactive Infographic With Vue.js

Mikhail Zavid

About The Author Krutie is technical business analyst and a front-end consultant with expertise in Vue.js and Nuxt.js, alongside back-end proficiency in Laravel. She has an … More about Krutie November 19, 2018 Leave a comment Have you ever had a requirement in which you had to design and build an interactive web experience but…

Apoll01 needs to remake education by decentralizing the diploma

Mikhail Zavid

Dan Genduso spent nearly a decade working in consulting before landing on the Disrupt Berlin stage to launch his first startup, Apoll01 — a small company with a big idea about how to solve America’s expanding education crisis.  First at Accenture and then at Slalom Consulting in San Francisco, Genduso focused on building out customer…

25 Classy Classic Fonts

Mikhail Zavid

Before the birth of modern technology, designers specialized in exquisite hand lettering. And designers today pay homage to the legacy of vintage signage with extraordinary retro typefaces.Curated from the font sections of GraphicRiver and Envato Elements, this collection features 25 nostalgic vintage typefaces that are sure to bring back amazing memories.Need a custom font for…

California This present day: California This present day: Why Robots Are Changing Folks in the Fields

Mikhail Zavid

California TodayImageAn automated harvesting machine at Taylor Farms in Salinas, Calif., uses a high pressure water stream to cut romaine lettuce heads. It replaces a crew of many farmworkers.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New York TimesGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)When Mark Borman, chief operating officer of Taylor Farms, surveys the expansive fields…

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