Facebook is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many e-commerce start-ups barely even bother advertising anywhere else — a shift with frightening implications for companies and consumers alike.reports
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
If there is any further dragging of heels by the banks, he must exercise the full range of powers at his disposal — and demand more from Donohoe if necessary, writes
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Baio is the stage name of Chris Baio, bass player with arena alternative rockers Vampire Weekend. But the music the 31-year-old New Yorker makes as a solo artist is quite a distance from Vampire Weekend’s preppy jangle-pop, writes.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Over the four years that researcher Xi Li has watched Syria’s civil war unfold through nighttime satellite imagery, he has seen the pinpricks of light that dotted the north and east fade and the Mediterranean coast darken until 83% of the country’s lights have gone out.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
JUST hours before Irish Water reminded us yesterday morning how very precarious our water supply is and that just under half — 49% — of the water processed for drinking in the State is lost because of endemic leaks in a dilapidated system, researchers at Columbia University warned that America’s south-west and the Great Plains will face decade-long droughts far worse than any experienced over the last 1,000 years because of climate change.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
CASEY BLACK stands in the yard of his gorgeously tumbledown Tennessee farmhouse, luxuriating in the silence. “You can come out here and scream and nobody will hear you,” he chuckles in a tone that suggests shouting at the vast western skies is something he contemplates on a weekly – possibly daily – basis.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
EMMA Sulkowicz, a senior visual arts student at Columbia University in the US, has been lugging a 50 lb mattress around her college campus for months in a protest against the college’s failure to expel the man who raped her.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014