Mike's Industry View - Issue #159
AI / Creativity
The ultimate net art revival, the opening up of museums’ exclusive film archives, John Giorno’s Dial-A-Poem, and experiencing one of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms from your laptop.
Augmented-reality exhibition launched to sell artwork during the pandemic — www.dezeen.com Sebastian Errazuriz has created an online exhibition that allows collectors to preview artworks in their home using augmented reality tools during the coronavirus pandemic.
What do the kids of senior ad executives think their parents do now they have seen them working from home for the past few weeks?
The Death of the Department Store: ‘Very Few Are Likely to Survive’ — www.nytimes.com Shuttered flagships. Empty malls. Canceled orders. Risks of bankruptcy. The coronavirus has hit the behemoths of the retail world.
COVID-19 helped Netflix win the streaming wars before they’d barely begun — www.fastcompany.com The world is being entertained via Netflix. How it has soared through the coronavirus crisis.
The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the Theranos founder awaiting trial on federal charges of 'massive fraud' — www.businessinsider.com Elizabeth Holmes was once lauded as "the next Steve Jobs" for founding the blood-testing startup Theranos. Then her company's misdoings were exposed.
Working From Home in Covid Era Means Three More Hours on the Job — www.bloomberg.com People are overworked, stressed, and eager to get back to the office.
Why we're getting Zoom fatigue We're using it for everything, and it's not very natural.
Travis Scott’s first Fortnite concert was surreal and spectacular — www.theverge.com Rapper Travis Scott performed a surreal concert inside of the battle royale game Fortnite, utilizing trippy visuals to create a musical performance that could only be possible in a digital space.
Some of the UK's biggest social media stars are living in a house together during the lockdown. This feels a little off on timing.