Tag: pioneer

  • Spanish design pioneer Miguel Milá picks nine of his key projects

    Spanish design pioneer Miguel Milá picks nine of his key projects

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    With a major retrospective of his work on show in Madrid, Catalan designer Miguel Milá talks Dezeen through the most personally significant pieces from his eight-decade career. Aged 93, Milá is one of the most influential Spanish designers of his generation, with a vast back catalogue of furniture and lighting works for iconic mid-century brands including…

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  • How very spicy noodles saved the Korean ramen pioneer

    How very spicy noodles saved the Korean ramen pioneer

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    SEOUL —  In February 2014, a British YouTuber known as the “Korean Englishman” uploaded a video that would change the fate of an instant noodle company halfway across the world. The video features his friends and family eating a cup of Korean instant noodles against the backdrop of familiar London sights. The noodles, shipped to him…

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  • Pioneer of India’s Parallel Cinema Movement Was 83

    Pioneer of India’s Parallel Cinema Movement Was 83

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    Kumar Shahani, one of the pioneers of India’s arthouse parallel cinema movement, died at a hospital in Kolkata on Feb. 24 after a period of illness. He was 83. Shahani studied screenwriting and direction at the Film and Television of India, where he was tutored by Indian master Ritwik Ghatak. He won a French government…

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  • A Journey Through Time: A Conversation With a Real Estate Pioneer

    A Journey Through Time: A Conversation With a Real Estate Pioneer

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    Mo Anderson In episode 5 of The Millionaire Real Estate Podcast, we unearthed invaluable insights from Mo Anderson, a true trailblazer whose impact on the real estate world has been nothing short of revolutionary. It’s fitting that as we celebrate Keller Williams’ 40-year anniversary, we take a trip down memory lane with Mo, whose influence…

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  • Why this AI pioneer is calling for ‘human centered’ computing

    Why this AI pioneer is calling for ‘human centered’ computing

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    Fei-Fei Li was a high school junior in Parsippany, N.J., when she turned to her math teacher for help — but not with math. As a recent immigrant from China, she was struggling to adapt to a new language and culture while working long hours at a restaurant to help her parents make ends meet.…

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  • Best fall decor for your home: The Pioneer Woman, Anthropologie and more

    Best fall decor for your home: The Pioneer Woman, Anthropologie and more

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    Anthropolgie The fastest way to get in the fall spirit is by decorating your space. We’re talking pumpkins, autumnal hues and changing leaves. Deck out your space in time for Sept. 23, the official first day of fall.  But there’s also no need to wait. If you’re someone who believes that fall is more than…

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  • Meet the American who unlocked the science of gender, Nettie Stevens, female research pioneer

    Meet the American who unlocked the science of gender, Nettie Stevens, female research pioneer

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    Dr. Nettie Stevens broke down barriers for women and opened up doors of knowledge for all humankind. She decoded the science between the two genders.  A pioneering cytogeneticist and researcher at Bryn Mawr College, outside Philadelphia, Stevens discovered in 1905 that sex is determined by hereditary traits passed through chromosomes.  Females are born with a…

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