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Governments & Internet Companies Fail to meet Challenges of Online Hate

7 hours 19 minutes ago

David Kaye is the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

 
In a landmark report that reinforces legal standards to combat online hate, the UN’s monitor for freedom of expression calls on governments and companies to move away from standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement, and to align their laws and practices against ‘hate speech’ with international human rights law.

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David Kaye

Design Museum rescued by £3 million loan after financial position deemed "not sustainable"

7 hours 36 minutes ago
Design Museum exhibits Dezeen's Brexit passport competition winners

Falling attendances at London's Design Museum contributed to a cash crisis earlier this year that left the institute with a deficit of £1.2 million, Dezeen has learned. Total visitor numbers fell 16.5 per cent last year, with just 518,000 attending in the financial year 2018-2019, compared to 620,000 the previous year. Paying visitors decreased 20

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Marcus Fairs

Queer x Design highlights 50 years of LGBT+ graphic design

7 hours 41 minutes ago

Keeping a record of LGBT+ design makes political change increasingly possible says Andrew Campbell, the author of Queer x Design. He has picked five examples of LGBT+ graphic design from the past 50 years for Dezeen. Written by Los Angeles-based art historian Andrew Campbell, Queer x Design is a collection of graphic design documenting the

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Sebastian Jordahn

OMA unveils design for residential Wafra Tower in Kuwait City

9 hours 20 minutes ago
Wafra Tower by OMA

Dutch architecture studio OMA has released images of Wafra Tower, a residential development on the coast of the Persian Gulf in Kuwait City . When complete, it will be the studio's first built project in Kuwait. Set on the waterfront in the Hessa Al Mubarak district, Wafra Tower is a collaboration between OMA directors Iyad Alsaka and

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Governments and Internet Companies are Failing to Meet Challenges of Online Hate

10 hours ago

States and companies are “failing” when it comes to combating online hate, the UN independent rights expert, or Special Rapporteur, on freedom of speech and expression said ahead of the launch of a landmark report to reinforce legal standards for internet spaces. Cautioning that hate speech runs the risk of being devalued as a term, David Kaye stressed the real […]

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One week to go until Dezeen Day – just 30 tickets left!

10 hours 21 minutes ago
One to go until Dezeen Day

With one week to go until our agenda-setting architecture and design conference Dezeen Day, there are just 30 places left. Buy your ticket before they sell out! Taking place at BFI Southbank in London on 30 October, Dezeen Day is our inaugural international conference, which will tackle key topics facing the global design community. With high-profile

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Olivia Ladanyi

Moffat craft whisky distillery boosts Dark Sky Park draw

10 hours 24 minutes ago
Organic Architects have brought forward plans for a craft distillery and visitor centre at Old Carlisle Road, Moffat, on behalf of Dark Sky Spirits. Incorporating a small shop and tasting room the facility is planned for vacant land to the south of the town and will adopt an agricultural character with a feature gable providing housing distillation equipment. Finished in black stained...

InterestingProjects evoke 1980s New York for Keith Haring exhibition design

12 hours 20 minutes ago
InterestingProjects evoke 80s New York for Keith Haring exhibition design

For the exhibition design of Keith Haring's first major show in the UK, design practice InterestingProjects has taken heed from the distinct material and countercultural context of 1980s New York City. The show, which is on display at Tate Liverpool until 10 November, features more than 85 works, following Haring's development from a young artist

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Jennifer Hahn

Top 3 risks facing the construction industry

12 hours 44 minutes ago

Top 3 risks facing the construction industryWith Fitch Solutions predicting sluggish growth of only 2.4% for 2019, the South African construction industry currently finds itself in an unpredictable macro-environment. Talks of a looming global recession is causing capital expenditure on large-scale construction projects to dwindle, sending the industry into a rally to achieve higher levels of risk readiness to address increasing uncertainty.
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Careers guide: Eleni Meladaki explains her role as associate architect at ACME

13 hours 20 minutes ago

Eleni Meladaki is an associate architect at London studio ACME. She explains her career progression and the difference between practising architecture in Greece and the UK for the Dezeen Jobs careers guide. Meladaki's role as an associate involves running projects, preparing bids and overseeing practice-wide matters such as development opportunities. Despite her senior role, she

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