Whole Foods ‘Home Ec 365’ is Bringing You Free Cooking Classes Online


Between shelter-in-place mandates and the obvious social distancing that’s been taking place for more than five months, we’ve all learned some new skills. Embracing some of those things was enjoyable, like learning to meditate, speak a new language, or skateboard. Others were necessities like cooking, mixology, and ignoring your body odor after not showering for a week.

Though, companies have certainly tried to make money off our resistance to learning with increased curbside and delivery options, as well as cocktails-to-go. No one is complaining about cocktails-to-go, but sometimes you have to just figure the damn thing out yourself. On August

Finding The Best Online Computer Vision Courses For 2021


Steve is the Head of Data Science and AI at Australian Computer Society, a proactive social media contributor and LinkedIn influencer.

Computers back in the day were good at understanding numbers yet failed miserably at reasoning visual data. Over the years, many researchers and engineers have worked on the path of making computer reason better on the image data that humans perceived so naturally. The generation of image data increases at a rate of petabytes per minute, and humans cannot process it all. Hence, computer vision should be a crucial driver of intelligent technology in the coming years.

Retailers like Macy’s, Adidas, and Modcloth are turning to virtual fitting rooms to let consumers ‘try on’ clothing before buying it online


a man and a woman standing in front of a store: Marshalls customers use in-store virtual fitting room technology in Hollywood, California. John Sciulli/WireImage/Getty Images

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Marshalls customers use in-store virtual fitting room technology in Hollywood, California. John Sciulli/WireImage/Getty Images

  • A growing number of retailers are experimenting with virtual reality tools that allow shoppers to try on products ranging from makeup and jewelry to apparel from their homes during the pandemic. 
  • Emerging technology companies like Zeekit are finding early success partnering with retailers like Macy’s and ASOS to bring the capabilities to their companies. 
  • According to Zeekit, early data shows the service has helped reduce return rates for partners by 36%.
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Get through the pandemic with “cottagecore”, the new lifestyle aesthetic that could dethrone hygge – Prestige Online


While the Danish concept for “coziness” has taken the world by storm since the late 2010s, the cottagecore aesthetic is now poised to overtake hygge as the biggest lifestyle trend of the post-coronavirus era.

Whereas hygge has been a central tenet of Danish culture for centuries, cottagecore is championed by an emerging community of millennial devotees who promote an idealised interpretation of pastoral life across social media.

The nostalgia-driven trend is particularly popular on TikTok, where hordes of cottagecore enthusiasts have shared videos of themselves interacting with farm animals, taking forest baths or baking a loaf of bread