When you’re a kid there are a few conversations with your parents that could be considered “The Talk.” Among them are the strangers and candy talk, the drug talk, the booze talk, the sex talk, and the don’t-light-random-things-on-fire talk. All of these are pretty common–with varying degrees of intensity–to all families. But a new PSA campaign shines a light on another talk, one that depends on the color of your skin. In a new ad, New York-based youth development organization The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, and agency Saatchi & Saatchi New York, show us the police talk and how it differs along racial lines. Here we see black parents talk to their children about how to avoid potentially dangerous police encounters. The look on the kids’ faces says it all–should this really be a necessary in 2014? But recent events in Ferguson and Staten Island, and the untold number of other similar incidents, show us all it is. The ad ends with a white … [Read more...] about See The Difference Between How Black And White Parents Talk To Their Kids About The Police
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In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting to supplement or replace humans in common tasks such as analyzing medical images. Already, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, “every one of the 50,000 screening mammograms we do every year is processed through our deep learning model, and that information is provided to the radiologist,” says Constance Lehman, chief of the hospital’s breast imaging division. advertisement advertisement In deep learning, a subset of a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning, computer models essentially teach themselves to make predictions from large sets of data. The raw power of the technology has improved dramatically in recent years, and it’s now used in everything from medical diagnostics to online shopping to autonomous vehicles. But deep learning tools also raise worrying questions because they solve problems in ways that humans can’t … [Read more...] about Machine learning could transform medicine. Should we let it?
As SyFy’s executives have watched shows like The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Arrow–shows that should be natural fits for a network built around genre programming–grow into ratings juggernauts on other channels, they’ve been working to refine their core mission and focus in on shows that embody it. If a SyFy network is going to remain relevant, then it needs to be a network that doesn’t just give you the same sort of genre fare you can get anywhere–it has to do it bigger, better, and further out there. advertisement advertisement As the channel’s execs have told us, if the mainstreamification of genre programming has raised the bar of success, it’s also created big opportunities and one of the ways they’re determined to exploit those opportunities is by focusing on the genres that other networks still don’t get right. And one of those genres is the one that helped put the network on the “prestigious, … [Read more...] about “Mad Men” Meets “Battlestar Galactica” In SyFy’s Ambitious New “Ascension”
A Jodhpur court will on Friday take up Bollywood actor Salman Khan's plea against his conviction in the blackbuck poaching case. The actor had filed a plea against his conviction by a lower court, which had sentenced him to five years in jail.However, there are apprehensions that the actor may not appear before the court in view of a death threat issued by a gangster, 'Garry Shooter', of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang on Facebook last week.During a hearing on July 4, Sessions Court Judge Chandra Kumar Songara had directed Khan to appear before the court on September 27, failing which his bail plea may be cancelled.Close The actor has not appeared before the court since May last year, when he was granted bail. related news 373 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.89 lakh cr Panipat looks for a turnaround, Vidyut Jammwal's Commando 3 is profitable Unnao rape victim's sister says family won't perform last rites unless CM Yogi reaches village "Khan has not arrived so far and … [Read more...] about Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur court to hear Salman Khan’s plea challenging conviction
2019 has got its first Rs 300 crore club film. Though there have been three double centuries already in the form of Kabir Singh, Uri - The Surgical Strike and Mission Mangal, there was a wait for the first triple century strike this year. This has happened with War, which is now only the eighth Bollywood film (ever since the inception of the Rs 100 crore club) to accomplish this feat.This happened over the past weekend, when the film managed to hold well all over again and emerge as the top viewed movie across the country. Though there were a dozen Hindi releases that came on Friday, it was the Siddharth Anand-directed film that held the fort and drew audiences in good numbers.For Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff, the leading men of the film, War has been a superb success story and their first entry into the Rs 300 crore club. Hrithik has been around for close to a couple of decades and has given huge money-spinners in the past as well. On the other hand, Tiger has made his place in the … [Read more...] about Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff enter the Rs 300 cr club with War, join Ranbir Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor