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–Christie’s will be the first auction house to sell AI-generated artwork, highlighting the potential of algorithms in art, describes Fast Company.
–Brands are offering “a new twist on the idea of retail therapy,” acting as life coaches, sexual health educators and mental health resources. Via Racked.
–WIRED UK explores workations, travel tailored to entrepreneurs and their colleagues or clients – from co-working cruises to yoga retreats – designed to reinvigorate and boost productivity.
–Forever 21 has released an AI-powered visual search tool that lets customers shop online according to their preferences, filtering by details such as neckline and skirt length, explains WWD.
–Tinder is launching a new feature for college students, which lets them “only swipe on their classmates” and other students, writes Bustle.
–The New York Public Library is encouraging more people to read with InstaNovels, a project that shares excerpts and illustrations via Instagram stories to bring books to life, says Fortune.
–Grub Street investigates how cannabis is making its way into beer, with a new wave of THC-infused drinks.
–Lidl is hosting a series of pop-ups in Ireland that encourage young people to talk openly about mental health, shares Campaign UK.
–ColourPop will soon have a sister company called Fourth Ray Beauty, which will be “focused solely on skincare,” announces Teen Vogue.
–Facebook has started to assign users “reputation scores” that predict their trustworthiness as a way to scan for fake news and better understand risk, discusses the Washington Post.
–GIPHY is hosting a film festival for 18-second microfilms which claim to be “just as compelling, entertaining, creative, and professional-grade” as other films. Via Quartz.
–Lyft has partnered with SeatGeek to introduce seat-specific stadium drop offs, which bring users to convenient drop-off gates before game time, reports Engadget.