Virgil Abloh Strikes Again
Fortnite has become a phenomenon, breaking records, building a community, and taking over the internet with its fandom culture. Over 3 million players have been on the game at a time, and it has an estimated 60 million downloads. But they’re not just playing, they’re consuming content from all angles.
Last Thursday, during New York's Fashion Week, New Balance used custom built tech to give away free sneakers to the most uniquely fashionable people. The AI-driven activation included computer-vision scanners that collected real-time fashion data, while identifying those that were fashionable outliers.
Hail the "Hallyu" a term romanized from "Hanryu" which literally means the "flow of Korea" or the Korean Wave. From beauty regimes to Korean tacos, South Korean culture is making gains internationally. At the heart of this is K-pop, most notably the raved about K-pop crew BTS (it stands for Behind the Scenes) that gave One Direction a run for their money.