In another era, Sunday's final between Federer and Djokovic would be considered the greatest match for all time. Instead it merely enters the conversation alongside a dozen other such momentous grand-slam finals that these three have shared. Where does this it rank? The final set at least matched the intensity of the Federer-Nadal war in 2008 and no one thought that would ever be topped. If you were to assemble a shots of the match compilation it would stretch to at least an hour. Most of those came in the final set when all logic dictates standards should have dropped in a match between a 32 and 37-year-old. Instead they rose exponentially. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic’s Wimbledon final with Roger Federer showed we have never had it so good as this
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He was one of 13 chefs chosen to recreate Leonardo da Vinci's painting The Last Supper in 2003, and represented the north of England in the BBC's Great British Menu in 2006. … [Read more...] about TV chef Marcus Wareing’s £5m Wimbledon home raided by ‘tourist’ burglars from Chile
But while you might think a space like this is just another digitally driven exhibition, the museum has installations where people can make their own selfies. There are photo-op setups and a gym-like setting where guests can walk into a mirror showing six-pack abs or a “crazy pretzel” yoga pose. “It’s all sculpture. We wanted things to be physical, tactile and real,” said Honton. … [Read more...] about ‘Art can be for everyone’: behind the scenes at the Museum of Selfies
"We'll see what I call decomposition, the breaking down of professional work into its component parts," says leading legal futurist professor Richard Susskind. Susskind's forthcoming book Beyond the Professions, co-authored with his son Daniel Susskind, examines the transformations already underway across the sectors that once offered jobs for life. He predicts a process not unlike the division of labour that wiped out skilled artisans and craftsmen in the past: the dissolution of expertise into a dozen or more streamlined processes. … [Read more...] about Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions?