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  • The Conversation

    How 'living architecture' could help the world avoid a soul-deadening digital future

    Which lesson should the technology field take from architecture: modernist efficiency or 'living structure'? Jamie Street/Unsplash; Peter Morville/Flickr, CC BY-SAMy first Apple laptop felt like a piece of magic made just for me – almost a part of myself. The rounded corners, the lively shading, the delightful animations. I had been using Windows my whole life, starting on my family’s IBM 386, and I never thought using a computer could be so fun. Indeed, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs said that com

  • Associated Press

    Ex-school director gets home detention in college scam

    A former director of private California school was sentenced Tuesday to three months of home confinement for his role in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme. Igor Dvorskiy, who was director of West Hollywood College Preparatory School, was ordered to serve one year of supervised release — including the three months of home detention — for allowing cheating on college entrance exams he administered. Prosecutors say Dvorskiy agreed to administer ACT and SAT tests at West Hollywood College Prep for the clients of Rick Singer, a college admissions consultant and the bribery scheme's mastermind, and let another man pretend to proctor the tests and correct their answers.