When The Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg hired Kevin Williamson – a columnist known for his controversial ideas about abortion (women should be hanged), and for once comparing a black child to a primate – a PR shitstorm of epic proportions ensued. After the backlash, Goldberg claimed he made the hire in […]
Are you tired of asking Alexa all the questions? Do you want your virtual assistant to lead the conversation? In this session of Ask Alexa, a social bot chats with Renee. Alexa Prize from Isabel on Vimeo.
I’m just going to come out and say it: if you’re not a ‘90s kid, I feel bad for you. Boy, did we have it good. We kicked it in our OshKosh and pumped up light-up kicks, getting the pages of our Where’s Waldo sticky from the Dunkaroos our Moms […]
Subscription services are the future; subscription services make every day Christmas day. Nothing’s better than coming home from work or school and seeing that pretty package on the doorstep. Nothing’s better than opening a beautifully packaged item that goes with an equally beautiful brand’s Instagram. And, nothing’s better than not […]
Have you ever wondered how to say “I love you” in German? Or French? In this session of Ask Alexa, Alexa express love in different languages. Just don’t ask her to do an accent.
Who knew such a small symbol could make such a big difference? If you didn’t get a bucket of ice-cold water poured down the back of your neck during the summer of 2014, you definitely weren’t doing social media right. The #IceBucketChallenge was one of the most prominent “hashtag activism” […]
In our Ask Alexa video series, we interviewed the personal assistant that’s now in everyone’s home. Renee, an NYU graduate student, asks the questions we’ve always wanted the answers to. Curious about Alexa’s view on sexuality and dating? Check out the video to figure out: Sex and Gender from Isabel […]
Forget everything your mom told you and go hook up a gaming console – there’s money to be made. There have always been people who consider themselves full-time gamers, but now they can actually play for a paycheck. Streaming yourself playing video games has curiously become an incredibly lucrative business. […]
In our Ask Alexa video series, we interviewed the virtual assistant that’s now in everyone’s home. Renee, an NYU graduate student, asks the questions we’ve always wanted the answers to. From her relationship status to her political stance, find out what Alexa is really thinking. Have you ever wondered how […]
Who are those pesky teens who are changing the world? Honestly, high school students are probably the most equipped to organize a revolution–they’re young, they’re passionate, and they’re all up to date on their world and US history. Because, you know, young people have made a change before (The […]