Tag: modern

Trump Pardons Art Dealer Helly Nahmad, Convicted of Running a Gambling Ring Out of Trump Tower, in One of His Final Presidential Acts

In an 11th-hour act, President Donald Trump has pardoned art dealer Helly Nahmad, who was sentenced in 2014 to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty to a single federal gambling charge. Nahmad, a member of the Nahmad family…

Stunning ‘Field Of Flags’ Lights Up In National Mall Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

Joe Raedle via Getty ImagesThe “Field of Flags” will take the place of tens of thousands of American people at President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, which will take place amid a devastating pandemic and war zone-like…

Archaeologists Have Discovered a Pristine 45,000-Year-Old Cave Painting of a Pig That May Be the Oldest Artwork in the World

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the world’s oldest-known representational artwork: three wild pigs painted deep in a limestone cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi at least 45,500 years ago. The ancient images, revealed this week in the journal Science Advances,…

WhatsApp Forces Users to Share Data with Facebook

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Archaeologists Are Using Incredible Photographs From This Cold War-Era Spy Satellite to Unlock Secrets of World History

Satellite imagery from the Corona project, a Cold War spy program that acquired military intelligence about the Soviet Union for the US, is proving useful in ways its creators could have never imagined—including for archaeologists. “Corona is like a time…

Congress passes massive coronavirus relief and government spending package

The House and Senate passed a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill and a $1.4 trillion government funding measure Monday night after months of gridlock on Capitol Hill. Why it matters: The bill’s passage comes before many of the existing coronavirus…

The Economy of Cyberpunk 2077 – A Game of Cautionary Tales (And Bugs)

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No spare change: how charities, buskers and beggars aren’t feeling so festive in our cashless society

Collectors for the Paralympic Games carried donation buckets ahead of the recent Santa parade in Auckland, asking for gold coin donations. Onlookers shrugged them off: “Sorry, no cash on me!” To the rescue, a charity volunteer waved a contactless “tap-and-go”…

It takes a lot of energy for machines to learn – here’s why AI is so power-hungry

This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for making her withdraw a research paper. The paper pointed out the risks of language-processing artificial intelligence, the type used in Google Search…

A Greek Billionaire Is Converting an Abandoned Tobacco Factory in Athens Into a Culture Venue—and Gifting It to the Government

An old tobacco factory in Athens is about to become a cultural center. Set to open next year with an exhibition featuring international artists including Michael Rakowitz, Glenn Ligon, and Danh Vo, the launch will coincide with the 200th anniversary of…

‘They Were Watching Us, Not Watching Our Backs’

Edgar Su / ReutersFlowers and cards are seen at the memorial site outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019.  Earlier this week, the government of New Zealand released a comprehensive report on the 2019 Christchurch…

The Fourth Industrial Revolution & What Were Those Other Two?

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Evolution of Display Technology [1940 – 2020]

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