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Facebook Adopts Clickable Hashtags

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Let’s be honest. It’s not the first time hashtags have been used on Facebook. But as of last Wednesday, it’s the first time hashtags will actually yield something on the platform. The much hyped linking-tool-come-language-trend has been officially adopted for optimized search functionality, so Facebook users can search topics of interest in real time, similar […]

Le Corbusier painting; photo by Francis Wu.

An Atlas to Le Corbusier at MoMA

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If Swiss architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier as he came to call himself, felt slighted by his 180-square-foot MoMA exhibition in 1935, An Atlas of Modern Landscapes surely makes up for it. The forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on view from June 15 through September 23, is not only grander […]

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Tumblr Topples Over and Cripples New Civilization

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A recent lapse in service from Tumblr resulted in a user infrastructure meltdown, leaving dozens crippled in the wake of what settlers of this social media colony would have called “radio silence.” Due to reasons that have not been released to protect national security, Tumblr was unavailable to its online community for an excruciating 35-minute […]

Racing Through the Season

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The Japanese theologian Awazuhara Atsushi once said, “Cherry blossoms and trees will remind of ambiguous images in which opposites make a pair.” Surely, the millennial tradition of cherry blossom viewing, hanami, is an exercise in duality. The trees’ brief blossoming period is cherished and mourned as its petals flutter to the grass faster than the […]