When it comes to owning an online empire with tact and class, Michelle Phan is a name that comes to mind time and time again. Known for her beauty, fashion and wellness emporium, Phan is one of the most recognizable YouTube beauty gurus – but that just scratches the surface. If that wasn’t enough to manage, in March 2015, Phan partnered with Endemol Beyond USA and created the ICON Network.
While Hollywood is busy perusing rails of designer frocks for this Sunday’s Oscars, choosing the right outfit could in fact mean the difference between bagging you the golden gong or going home empty handed. Algorithm bods at fashion destination site, Lyst, have been busy working out the winning fashion formula to achieve academy award success. Using complicated ‘fashematics’, analysing 80 years of Oscar fashion and 50 years of other red carpet looks, Lyst has devised a mathematically true fashion formula that could help secure the coveted gong.
Reading Shonda Rhimes’ acceptance speech at the Television at the Producer Guild Awards, it’s hard to imagine that this smart, fierce, outspoken woman was once terrified of public speaking.
Photoshop, PowerPoint, even basic programming to build a website or build an app are now widely considered essential literacy skills, says Paul D. Smith, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers. The analytical skills learned at an early age can give children problem-solving skills that will serve them in any career.