Apple gave The New Yorker's Ian Parker unprecedented access to the company's design lab this year, and what resulted was a fascinating and bizarre look at arguably the most influential designer of our age — whose reach even extends to the new Star Wars.
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"All Together Now" is Chris Ware's latest cover for The New Yorker, and it offers, yet again, a pretty pitch-perfect perspective on our collective obsession with handheld tech; four years on, and we're still seeing the world through our screens. You can read more from Ware about the latest cover here.
When Justin Timberlake ripped off part of Janet Jackson's top at the end of the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVIII, thus exposing her nipple, old ladies fainted, and the US regulator, the FCC, smote CBS for its moral failure. But there's a new Nipplegate in town, and this time the transgressor is the smut rag known as the New Yorker, whose Facebook page was briefly banned when a cartoon showed a teeny tiny profane pair of uncensored nipples.
Because it apparently has nothing better to do, The New Yorker will tweet the entirety of an 8500-word short story from the @NYerFiction account. Written by Jennifer Egan, the author of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit From the Goon Squad, the piece will be posted over the span of 10 nights, starting tonight, with one tweet added per minute between 8pm and 9pm Eastern (10am and 11am AEST).
Every man and his dog is aware that Condé Nast has been working on iPad magazine apps for their popular titles such as Wired and GQ, but apparently we'll see GQ's April issue available (presumably) this month.