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World’s first invisible cinema arrives in London

World’s first invisible cinema arrives in London

Arts, culture, Entertainment, Film & TV, Technology
This Monday, Regent Street Cinema will be the proud host to the world's first invisible cinema.   The audience will try brand new technology where polarisation filters from a load of LCD screens are removed, leaving the screen blank.   The only way to see the movie is to put on a pair of specially designed viewing glasses. They are equipped with polarisation filters to fill the gaps on-screen and make the images appear.   Now You See Me (2013) will be the film screened, which focuses on a group of illusionists, played by Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco.   This free screening is offered by Santander as a part of the ‘For Your Eyes Only’ campaign, which found that 85% of 18-25 year olds share personal information on
Mental health > Youtube ?

Mental health > Youtube ?

News, Technology, World
Lilly Singh aka IISuperwomanII, YouTube comedy star announced a break from creating videos to focus on her mental health, joining more content creators on hiatus.  https://twitter.com/CanadaMoments/status/1062493043272540160 Singh, 30 shared the news in a video titled "I'll see you soon" through her YouTube channel to over 14 million fans. She admits being "physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted" after creating content for eight years and could be "mentally healthier".  She does not mention how long the hiatus will be saying it "could be a week, a month maybe more". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5OfFk5c01o The news follows after multiple youtubers reach a stage of burn out amidst peak popularity on the platform. In September, Lucy Moon, another vlogger and youtube
Blizzard Gaming faces backlash over Diablo announcement on Blizzcon

Blizzard Gaming faces backlash over Diablo announcement on Blizzcon

Arts, Entertainment, Technology
The annual PC gaming convention held by Blizzard Entertainment in Anaheim, CA wrapped up earlier this week and it’s safe to say that the fans went home with mixed emotions. Judging from the huge response on online platforms like Twitter and Reddit, the changes to ongoing Blizzard projects as well as the ones yet to be launched had torn the fanbase apart. The main talking point of the convention was, of course, the announcement of a long-anticipated, brand-new Diablo game. Since the original Diablo hack ’n’ slash stormed the hearts and wallets of PC gamers in 2000, Blizzard has continued to skillfully widen the fanbase of what had become one of the flagships in the company’s fleet of games. However, it’s been six years since we’ve seen the last expansion and the only place to look
Google’s new action plan: is it helpful, or does it miss the mark?

Google’s new action plan: is it helpful, or does it miss the mark?

Activism, Business, Lifestyle, Technology
Google CEO’s apology and proposal for action touched upon sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, but failed to soothe all ruffled feathers. Employee outrage over Google’s mishandling of sexual misconduct at work and the subsequent global staff walkout have prompted the technology company CEO to apologise and promise changes. “We recognise that we have not always gotten everything right in the past and we are sincerely sorry for that. It’s clear we need to make some changes,” apologised CEO Sundar Pichai, in an email to employees that was made public on the company’s website Thursday. Time is up @googlewalkout #GoogleWalkout pic.twitter.com/WHSj6U8NOr — Briana Wallace (@BrianaWallace) November 1, 2018 Last week, more than 20,000 Google employees and contractors in 50 cit
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