Places: Backstage at Inbal Dror, Naeem Khan, Reem Acra & Marchesa

This week’s Places is all about the quiet, stolen moments before the show begins, backstage at Inbal Dror, Naeem Khan, Reem Acra & Marchesa . . .

“Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.” ⏤e.e. cummings

News 12.07.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web

“Where are you from?” For most people, this is a casual social question. For me, it’s an exceptionally loaded one, and demands either a lie or my glossing over facts, because the real answer goes something like this: “I grew up on compounds in Kansas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Boston, and Martha’s Vineyard, often travelling in five-vehicle caravans across the country from one location to the next.

News 10.07.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web

But an ecosystem around text-based generative AI had evolved well before The Atlantic revealed the contents of key datasets. Large language models (LLMs) have been in development since 2017, and OpenAI’s GPT-3, the model that introduced generative AI to the mainstream, hit the world back in 2020.

Notes from the Weekend

LAST WEEK, I read about a woman who left her life in New Orleans behind and bought a one-way ticket to Paris. She’s been roaming France, Italy, and now Scotland for the past two years. Lately, I’ve been stumbling across quite a few stories of people ditching their usual lives to run away to Europe.

News 08.07.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web

Imagine a place where you can taste some of the finest wines in the world, enjoy delicious gourmet meals, hike on sea-sprayed oceanfront trails, explore deep ancient caves, surf world class waves, and meet some of the friendliest people anywhere on earth.

A Serene Five Bedroom Home in Sag Harbor, NY, by Anna Karlin

WE’VE HAD this five-bedroom home in Sag Harbor, NY, saved in our folder for ages. Originally built in the 18th century, this weekend retreat with a guest house has been updated for modern comfort. The renovation combines luxurious neutrals with a mix of vintage and custom-designed pieces.

News 03.07.24: Five Essential Articles from Around the Web

In November, 1977, on a still-sticky evening along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, the Austrian economist and philosopher Friedrich Hayek boarded a flight bound for Chile and settled into his seat in first class. He was headed to the Valparaíso Business School, where he was scheduled to receive an honorary degree.