–Carlo Ratti Associati’s new ‘Paint By Drone’ project can turn any blank urban space into a canvas with a fleet of digitally programmed drones. Via designboom.
–With original streaming video, Bloomberg asks if Apple can “turn its music app into a one-stop shop for pop culture.” Meanwhile, Snapchat is snapping up original show deals, writes the Wall Street Journal, with partners like Discovery, BBC and Vice Media.
–Forbes rounds up the new hotels opening in Bermuda ahead of the America’s Cup.
–London’s Florence Schechter is on a quest to open to world’s first museum dedicated to the vagina. Via the Independent.
–Digital media company Awesomeness is launching a news platform aimed at gen Z, TechCrunch reports, that will cover topics like politics, social justice and the environment.
–”Welcome to a new era in human-robot interaction”: The Guardian goes inside the race to build an AI-powered sex robot.
–Starting in September, Gwenyth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand Goop will have its own print quarterly. Via the New York Times.
–”There’s no real legal framework that would hold manufacturers responsible for critical failures that harm others:” The Atlantic makes the case for ethics in the Internet of Things.
–Could a big-eyed, adorable robot help patients remember to take their medications? Via Xconomy.
–In the quest to make voice assistants sound more humanlike, Amazon’s Alexa can now whisper, spell out words, and even bleep out swears. Via the Verge.
–Facebook will hire an additional 3,000 people to monitor videos for inappropriate content in the wake of several “heartbreaking” user posts, writes Quartz.
–Is the UK falling out of love with booze? BBC covers a new report from the Office for National Statistics.
–Is Comme des Garçons the future of fashion? As the brand is celebrated at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Edited tracks its historic influence.