Sunday Brunch host Simon Rimmer stops ‘smutty conversation’ as chef causes chaos

“It was our chat earlier Simon. The time got away from me.” With just moments to spare though, Josh’s eggs finished cooking and all was not lost.  “You’re making Tim laugh over here in the studio Josh!” Simon added.  But, Josh was able to show the viewers his shakshuka with avocados, peppers and tomato just […]

Love Island 2019: Curtis Pritchard reveals secret conversation with Amy ahead of reunion

Curtis came fourth in this year’s instalment of sun-soaked competition Love Island alongside 28-year-old Irish contestant Maura Huggins. But the ballroom dancer, 23, started off in a couple with former air hostess Amy, 26, and the pair’s connection quickly grew culminating in them announcing their relationship status as “half” girlfriend and boyfriend. It wasn’t to […]

West Africa Invades the American Beer Conversation

In 2012, two friends originally from West Africa and now living in Washington, D.C., noticed something about their local beer market: an absence of imported African beers. Seeing this as a challenge, Kofi Meroe and Amado Carsky started home-brewing together, incorporating techniques and the unique flavors they knew growing up. The result? Sankofa Beer Company, […]

Gmail update: How to turn off conversation view in Gmail mobile

Google Gmail has claimed dominance over the email industry by attracting more than a billion people worldwide.  The search engine giants recently rolled out a new update for Gmail to make managing your inbox easier and faster.  This update also stretches over to Gmail’s mobile app, where you can now disable Conversation View from your […]

AUDIO emerges of conversation between Seattle hijacker & air traffic controller

An audio emerged online of a conversation between a man who hijacked a plane from the Seattle Airport and an air-traffic controller. On the clip the hijacker talks about running low on fuel and asks if he’ll get life in jail. The conversation between the man, addressed as Rich/Richard, and the air-traffic controller right before […]

Conversation design: The right approach to crafting voice interfaces

GUEST: Apple’s App Store launch feels like a distant memory now — the glossy buttons, overused gradient, and harsh drop shadows have faded in the rearview for most of us. Similarly, in a few years we’ll have forgotten the arguments we’re now having with our voice assistants — the casual request “Hey Siri” eventually turning…Read […]

Designing human-to-machine conversation authentically and ethically

GUEST: When we all began switching to smart mobile devices, the age-old model of software development changed. In a short space of time, we witnessed the rise of Uber, Instagram, Venmo, Snapchat, and many others — companies now acquired for, or worth, billions of dollars. The introduction of a new form of interface between humans […]

Andrew McCabe memo recalls conversation with Rod Rosenstein in which the deputy attorney general reportedly revealed Trump wanted him to mention Russia in statement on James Comey’s firing

Alex Wong/Getty Images Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe documented a conversation with deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, in which Rosenstein reportedly indicated President Donald Trump wanted him to mention Russia in a statement on the firing of then-FBI director James Comey. Rosenstein pointed to Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation as the […]

A throwaway comment in a conversation with Richard Branson hints at the future of Goldman Sachs (GS)

C-SPAN On Monday, Goldman Sachs announced that co-COO Harvey Schwartz would retire, setting the stage for David Solomon, his counterpart, to succeed Lloyd Blankfein as CEO. Reports suggest the transfer of power could come as soon as the end of this year. The position of Solomon, an unconventional Wall Street figure, as the heir apparent […]