The Museum-Exhibit Edition Sunday, December 1, 2019

From Leonardo DaVinci To Apple: Technology Influenced Our Society By Transforming Into Art, by Anna Powers, Forbes

Today, the with the proliferation of technology design has become a much more salient feature of the workforce, as digital platforms broadcast the viewer with various images, thus their design and artistic messaging become increasingly important for products. Apple, an enterprise, known for its stringent emphasis on design principles, has succeed precisely because it used technology and presented it as art that resonated with its consumers. Perhaps hundreds years of years later, we will the iPhone in a museum exhibition.

Apple’s Movie Launch Became A PR Disaster, And One That’s Not Easy To Prevent, by Chris Lindahl, Indiewire

Ultimately, the only real failsafe for avoiding all true-story complications is if absolutely everyone attached to the subject is dead. Beyond that, however, producers must decide: Do they want to involve a minimum of people, limiting the cost and the possibility of script interference, while risking conflict upon release? Or, they could spend the money to get life rights and cooperation from as many people as possible, which then introduces the very real possibility of power struggles and legal battles if family members won’t come to terms.

“The one thing no writer wants to hear is, ‘No, you need to tell this story,'” said awards publicist Tony Angellotti, who has worked on multiple true-life films including “Frost/Nixon,” “Cinderella Man,” “Erin Brockovich,” and “Green Book.” “A biographer interviews everyone, but ultimately it’s their opinion.”


Apple News+ Offering Three-Month Free Trial In U.S. And Canada This Weekend Only, by Joe Rossignol, MacRumors

Apple today started offering an extended three-month free trial period for Apple News+ to first-time subscribers in the United States and Canada, up from a one-month trial previously. According to the App Store, this is a temporary promotion available for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend only.


The Coming Supremacy Of AR, by Allen Pike

It is brutally difficult to distinguish the next big thing from the last big fad. For every smartphone, we have 100 netbooks. For every electric car, we have 100 jetpacks. Product ideas often seem like they could change everything, but once they become possible, they often turn out to just not be very compelling. So we learn to be skeptical.

At this point, it’s well known that Apple has big plans to develop an augmented reality headset. What’s got people talking recently is not that Apple is working on it, but that they’re reportedly so committed to the project that they’ve disclosed 1000 people on it. According to The Information, Apple leadership believes AR glasses could replace smartphones within 10 years.

Facebook Bows To Singapore's 'Fake News' Law, by BBC

The note issued by the social media giant said it "is legally required to tell you that the Singapore government says this post has false information".

Facebook's addition was embedded at the bottom of the original post, which was not altered. It was only visible to social media users in Singapore.