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Tallying Up the Eisenhower Memorial Debacle: the Biggest, Baddest, Ugliest Anti-Gehry Zingers – Frank Fucking Gehry – Curbed National

Anyone who still believes that “any press is good press” doesn’t know a thing about Frank Gehry’s plans for D.C.’s Eisenhower Memorial, which, ever since renderings were released for public fodder well over two years ago, has attracted a publicity buzz not unlike flies swarming a dying animal. Indeed, the …

What happens if smartphones become commodities? | MediaFile | Analysis & Opinion | Reuters.com

Remember Antennagate? Back in the summer of 2010, the brouhaha over reception glitches in the iPhone 4 dominated tech headlines for weeks and led to a class-action lawsuit and a $15-per-user settlement. In retrospect, the controversy seems meaningless, which is why I thought of it amid the current flap over Apple Maps. Apple …