D&T Issue 118

Algorithmic Anxiety and The Glitch In Our Satellites

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The man who created the famous turtleneck that was donned by Steve Jobs, along with a hundred other pathbreaking fashion standards, has passed away. Take a retrospective look at Issey Miyake’s life – from surviving the bombing at Hiroshima, to becoming one of the most influential fashion designers in the world.

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Canvs Editorial takes a critical look at the recent developments in super apps space and how its poised to develop in the coming few years.

Interacting online today means being besieged by system-generated recommendations. Do we want what the machines tell us we want?

Gamification does not mean ‘adding badges’. Exploring the real crossovers between games and edTech.

While promised and let down for many decades, we may finally be in a position to safely say that flying cars will eventually be delivered. However, “once bitten, twice shy,” might be a good strategy before people get their hopes up.

ISRO SSLV launch: While the three solid fuel-based propulsion stages worked normally, the satellites were injected into a wrong orbit, due to failure of logic to identify a sensor failure.

Formerly called the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO), the mission, managed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), is now named Danuri, a play on the Korean words for “moon” and “enjoy.”

Elon Musk also claimed that he was “hoodwinked” into signing the deal to buy the San Francisco-based social media company.

Jony Ive was the chief design officer at Apple for more than 25 years, where he played a vital role in some of the most successful Apple products, from the iPhone to the MacBook.

“How can they successfully regulate [themselves] when making money is the prime objective?”

The key to understanding the origin and fate of the universe may be a more complete understanding of the vacuum.

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