Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Australia Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Australia | Countries Want to Ban ‘Weaponized’ Social Media. What Would That Look Like? Advertisement Supported by News Analysis ByDamien Cave March 31, 2019 SYDNEY, Australia — What if live-streaming required a government permit, and videos could only be broadcast online after a seven-second delay? What if Facebook, YouTube and Twitter were treated like traditional publishers, expected to vet every post, comment and image before they reached the public? Or like Boeing or Toyota, held responsible for the safety of their products and the harm they cause? Imagine what the internet would look like if tech executives could be jailed for failing to censor hate and violence. These are the kinds of proposals under discussion in Australia and New Zealand as politicians in both nations move to … [Read more...] about Countries Want to Ban ‘Weaponized’ Social Media. What Would That Look Like?
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The end of winter is more than two months away, so it’s not too late to stock up on warm clothing. But rather than buying sweaters and warm pants, you might want to consider picking up some new slippers. A brand called Smoko is selling a $US33.95 pair of warm-up slippers on Amazon. Of course, heated footwear isn’t exactly a new concept, but the pair designed by Smoko stands out from the rest due to its unique design. The slippers resemble two disgruntled cats, and are said to be “one-size-fits-most.” The slippers warm up after being connected to a USB port Each pair comes with a 57-inch-long cord, which can be plugged into any USB port. That includes those found on Mac and PC computers. If you don’t want to use a cord to charge them, customers can purchase a wireless pair of the same slippers for $US42.95. There are plenty of other designs to choose from If you’re not a cat person, the same slippers are sold in dog designs, too. One dog version … [Read more...] about These heated slippers that look like angry cats will keep your feet warm all winter
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Missing footballer Emiliano Sala reportedly sent a message to his family saying he was on a plane "that looks like it's going to fall apart". Media in Argentina is reporting that Sala, 28, dispatched a WhatsApp voice recording to his loved ones saying he was "really scared". Sala was one of two people on a Cardiff-bound plane that has not been seen since disappearing from radars on Monday evening. The striker was on his way to begin a new chapter in his footballing career at Premier League club Cardiff City. He was announced as their record €17.1 million signing at the weekend after Cardiff reached a deal with his previous club Nantes. Sala returned to the French city to say goodbye to ex-teammates on Monday before boarding the plane to Cardiff in the evening. … [Read more...] about Emiliano Sala’s last message to family: ‘I’m on a plane that looks like it’s going to fall apart’
Omar Aqil is a CGI and 3Dartist from Pakistan. Aqil was inspired by his “all-time favourite artist,”Pablo Picasso, to create a three-part series called “Mimic.” For this project, Aqil turned 18 of Picasso’s most famous paintings into 3D illustrations that look like photographs of real objects. Speaking to INSIDER, Aqil said that he was inspired to create the series after studying Picasso’s work for years. Aqil said this series was his way of creating “new visual experiments using art from the past.” Pakistan-based illustrator Omar Aqil doesn’t just admire the work of his favourite artists – he reimagines it. Since 2017, the CGI artist has turned 18 of Pablo Picasso’s most famous paintings into 3D illustrations, compiling them into a three-part series called “Mimic.” He has also created many of his own designs inspired by Picasso’s signature Cubist style. We recently got in touch with Aqil to … [Read more...] about An artist turns Picasso’s paintings into 3D illustrations that look like photographs of real objects