At NY Fashion Week, robotic dresses take on a life of their own

[ad_1] Fashion and technology have often gone hand in hand, improving supply chains and bringing the world’s runways to the masses, but at this week’s shows in New York, robotic designs took center stage. The dresses were conceived with the help of a kit designed by Anina Trepte, a former model and founder of the […]

Can Facebook tackle your love life?

[ad_1] This undated product image provide by Facebook shows screenshots of Facebook Dating, a mobile-only matchmaking service. On Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, the service will launch in the U.S. (Facebook via AP) Facebook is tackling a new frontier: love. Facebook Dating, a matchmaking service the company already offers in Brazil, Canada and 17 other countries […]

13 hidden ways Apple's new software can breathe life into your aging iPhone

[ad_1] by Edward C. Baig, Usa Today Credit: CC0 Public Domain Apple is hosting its customary September product unveiling for the news media next week signaling the imminent arrival of the newest iPhones. But the latest hardware is only part of the story, and not the biggest part at that if you plan to sit […]

Review: Carnival Row brings a richly textured fantasy world to vibrant life

[ad_1] Enlarge / Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star as a human detective and a refugee faerie, respectively, in Carnival Row. Amazon Studios Humans and mythical creatures struggle to live together peaceably in the wake of a devastating war as a brutal serial killer runs amok in Carnival Row, a new “Victorian neo-noir” fantasy series on […]

Planning a holiday? Don’t forget your out-of-office message | Eva Wiseman | Life and style

[ad_1] The holiday season is encroaching on work life like knotweed, and for those of us sitting in offices, it makes itself known not just in our unwelcome introductions to colleagues’ exposed feet, but in the “out of office autoreplies” that spring unbidden into our inboxes. As a combination of cultural malaises converge – including […]

Will email overload be solved by artificial intelligence? | Life and style

[ad_1] If you’re a Gmail user, you’re probably aware by now of a major redesign – currently optional, soon to be compulsory – that aims to tackle the problem of email overload by using artificial intelligence. One of the most annoying aspects of living alongside other humans is the way they’re constantly making demands on […]

Is it ever too late to reply to an email? | Oliver Burkeman | Life and style

[ad_1] You know you’ve reached a crisis point in your email backlog when you’re obliged – as I was recently – to confront the following conundrum of electronic etiquette: is it ruder to reply to an email after three months than not to reply at all? On one hand, obviously, not replying is obnoxious. On […]