Monthly Archives: January 2022

China matches Pentagon AI spending

China matches Pentagon AI spending istock illustration Both the US military and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army are looking for artificial intelligence capabilities that could give them a head start in future conflicts. The PLA’s investment in AI is now on par with that of the Pentagon, experts say. The United States sees China as its main military and economic ...

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Collinwood photographer Bridget Caswell publishes book of porch portraits in pandemic

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In the past two years, people have spent more time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bridget Caswell focused on capturing a slice of this life in her Porch Portrait Project – soon to be published in a new book called “Homebody.” “Homebody” features the photographer’s neighbors in Collinwood through nearly 50 portraits taken a year ...

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How much does it cost to refuel a $ 600 million yacht

There are a lot of things you could do with $ 150,000. You can donate it to UNICEF. You could buy a 2020 BMW i8. You could put down a down payment on a house in Sydney. You could even buy three (three!) New Subaru Foresters. While this might seem like a large sum of money to some people, to ...

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David Bowie’s estate sells singer’s entire editorial catalog

ANI | Update: 04 Jan 2022 21:26 STI Washington [US], Jan. 4 (ANI): The estate of late British singer-songwriter David Bowie has sold the musician’s entire publishing catalog to Warner Chappell Music.According to The Hollywood Reporter, as part of the deal, WCM acquired the worldwide music publishing rights to hundreds of songs during Bowie’s six-decade career, including “Space Oddity,” “Changes,” ...

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Allegations of conversion are not new: Panchjanya

A few days after the Centre’s refusal to renew the registration of Missionaries of Charity (MoC) under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), Panchjanya, the magazine affiliated with RSS, said in an article that the conversion claims and other irregularities against the organization founded by Mother Teresa are not new. In an article titled “Saleeb, Satta aur Shadyantra” (Crucifixion, Power ...

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Bible Stories For Kids Get The Kickstarter Treatment

At the center of publishing trends towards more aesthetically pleasing Bibles and richer theologically rich children’s books is The book of belonging. A Kickstarter venture of writer Mariko Clark and illustrator Rachel Eleanor, the project was inspired by Clark’s six-year-old daughter, who noticed the lack of female characters in the Children’s Bible and asked: “Does God love boys more than ...

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CWB issues first green bond under Common Ground taxonomy

$ 500 million of senior variable rate greenbacks were issued by the Macau branch of the China Construction Bank using the China-EU common ground taxonomy. China Construction Bank issued the first green bond under the Common Taxonomy of Sustainable Finance between China and the EU. The $ 500 million senior variable-rate greenbacks, issued by the Macau branch of the China ...

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At the Flagler County Public Library: Florida History Through The Amazing Artwork of Harper’s Weekly

“Emigrants’ Noon Halt”, from 1872, by illustrator Solomon Eytinge (1833-1905), part of the Harper Weekly Collection of New York Public L: ibrary. (NYPL) Friends of the Flagler County Public Library Library host a historical presentation by Zach Zacharias, Senior Curator of Education and History at the Daytona Beach Arts and Science Museum at 2 p.m. on January 28 at the ...

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New Zealand’s first Booker Prize winner Keri Hulme dies at 74

After attending North New Brighton Primary School and Aranui Secondary School in Christchurch, Ms Hulme worked for a season picking hops and tobacco in the Tasman area before briefly studying law at the University of Canterbury. She went on to do odd jobs across the country before working at the post office in the rural town of Greymouth, on the ...

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2022 will be a big year for video games

I’m not really doing all the hype. I know decent games came out last year, but overall I don’t think it’s a very good game for gaming. I’ve written about this idea before – a good year has to be above average, so by definition not all years can be good. 2021 was not. 2022 could be the best year ...

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