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Netflix releases first look at new Witcher after Henry Cavill left for Warhammer 40K

It’s a brief glimpse, but Liam Hemsworth at least looks the part.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ The Witcher season four teaser. It has been a tumultuous run for Netflix’s popular adaptation of The Witcher novels and games. A series of setbacks and controversies led to a long delay after the show lost its star, Henry Cavill. […]

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Americans for the Arts Leadership Succession Update

Wednesday, May 22, 2024Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThe co-chairs of Americans for the Arts’ (AFTA) CEO Search Committee, Kristina Newman-Scott and Theo Edmonds, are delighted to announce that agreements are being finalized with two esteemed national arts administrators who will serve as co-inter  Americans for the Arts News​ Wednesday, May 22, 2024 Category:  Americans for the Arts News The co-chairs […]

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That Yorkshire sound

An animated day-in-the-life of this historic English county travels from market to dale to capture its northern essence – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon  Aeon | a world of ideas​ An animated day-in-the-life of this historic English county travels from market to dale to capture its northern essence – by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon […]

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Neuralink’s First User Is ‘Constantly Multitasking’ With His Brain Implant

Noland Arbaugh is the first to get Elon Musk’s brain device. The 30-year-old speaks to WIRED about what it’s like to use a computer with his mind—and gain a new sense of independence.  Wired​Noland Arbaugh is the first to get Elon Musk’s brain device. The 30-year-old speaks to WIRED about what it’s like to use a […]

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tree survival– 5/22/24

Today’s selection — from The Power of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. The coping strategies of trees: “In hot, dry summers, trees have big problems. They cannot escape to the shade, and they cannot take a sip of water to cool themselves down. Indeed, they cannot react quickly in any way. And because they’re so slow, […]

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Shadow of the Erdtree’s trailer gives us more Elden Ring lore to get wrong

A lore-lover’s moment-by-moment dive into the latest Miyazaki mind maze.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ Enlarge / “Look, everybody! It’s the one thing that ties the whole story together! And it’s pointing us toward this legacy dungeon, inside which must surely lie safety and salvation. Let us go forth.” (credit: FromSoftware/Bandai Namco) There are lots of ways […]

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Google Search’s New AI Overviews Will Soon Have Ads

Google is set to start mixing ads into its new AI-generated search answers. It’s a test of how the company’s biggest revenue stream can adapt to the age of generative AI.  Wired​Google is set to start mixing ads into its new AI-generated search answers. It’s a test of how the company’s biggest revenue stream can adapt […]

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Folk music was never green

Don’t be swayed by the sound of environmental protest: these songs were first sung in the voice of the cutter, not the tree – by Richard Smyth Read at Aeon  Aeon | a world of ideas​ Don’t be swayed by the sound of environmental protest: these songs were first sung in the voice of the cutter, […]

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Microsoft Copilot will watch you play Minecraft, tell you what you’re doing wrong

Microsoft demo is like chatting with GameFAQs when you don’t have a friend to hang with.  Gaming – Ars Technica​ Enlarge / In the recent past, you’d have to rely on your kid sibling to deliver Minecraft commentary like “Oh no, it’s a zombie. Run!” (credit: Microsoft) Longtime gamers (and/or Game Grumps fans) likely know that […]