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Google helps digitally preserve historic places like Notre Dame

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The world watched in despair on Monday as fire engulfed one of the western world’s most treasured landmarks, Notre Dame

The cause of the fire is still unknown, but a disaster like this is not unprecedented. Thanks to climate change, armed conflict, development, and human action, threats to historical places are all too common

Surprisingly, one of the best ways to prepare for those threats is not just structural re-enforcements or other physical defensive measures, but technology.

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Why America is using glitchy electronic voting machines

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It’s been 18 years and several thousand lifetimes since the contested Bush-Gore presidential elections of 2000. Yet “hanging chads” are still haunting us — but not in the way you might think.

Since states began introducing electronic voting machines and other technology in the voting process, digitizing various aspects of voting has been a boon for democracy in many ways. Online voter registration has supercharged get-out-the-vote efforts. ID scanning at check-ins helps reduce lines. And,…

Why America is using glitchy electronic voting machines

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It’s been 18 years and several thousand lifetimes since the contested Bush-Gore presidential elections of 2000. Yet “hanging chads” are still haunting us — but not in the way you might think.

Since states began introducing electronic voting machines and other technology in the voting process, digitizing various aspects of voting has been a boon for democracy in many ways. Online voter registration has supercharged get-out-the-vote efforts. ID scanning at check-ins helps reduce lines. And,…

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A museum without walls: How the Met is bringing its ancient collection online

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The baby Jesus in Italian sculptor Luca della Robbia’s “Madonna and Child with Scroll” is surprisingly…sassy. Wrapped in his placid mother’s arms, he even seems to be serving a “girl, please” side-eye. His whole figure is full of personality and detail; his baby hands and ears, though porcelain, look chubby enough to bite. Up close — very up close — he even has baby teeth.

On October 4, Joe Coscia, Jr., the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s quiet but devoted chief photographer,…

‘Starlink: Battle for Atlas’ has potential to be the next great space game

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas keeps surprising me.

In the few hours I’ve put into Starlink, I’ve grown to enjoy it more and more as I traverse the Atlas star system, build up communities on each planet, and conquer Legion forces. The game is a blast.

Starlink: Battle for Atlas, coming out on Tuesday, is a sci-fi adventure game with an optional toys-to-life element that allows players to customize their loadout by attaching physical pilots, spaceships, and…

‘Starlink: Battle for Atlas’ has potential to be the next great space game

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas keeps surprising me.

In the few hours I’ve put into Starlink, I’ve grown to enjoy it more and more as I traverse the Atlas star system, build up communities on each planet, and conquer Legion forces. The game is a blast.

Starlink: Battle for Atlas, coming out on Tuesday, is a sci-fi adventure game with an optional toys-to-life element that allows players to customize their loadout by attaching physical pilots, spaceships, and…

You could watch the next blockbuster on a 3-sided movie screen

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South Korea’s ScreenX combines multi-projection technology with theater screens to create a 270-degree viewing experience. Movies like Black Panther and Ant-Man and the Wasp have been digitally converted for the immersive cinematic experience. Read more…

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Armie Hammer’s tiny shorts almost posed a big problem for ‘Call Me by Your Name’

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Armie Hammer’s emotionally revealing performance in Call Me By Your Name almost turned into a physically revealing one as well.

In an interview with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM, Hammer revealed that the short-shorts he wears in the movie turned out to be a little bit too short.

“There were a few times where they had to go back and digitally remove my balls from the movie,” Hammer admitted. “They…

Armie Hammer’s tiny shorts almost posed a big problem for ‘Call Me by Your Name’

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Armie Hammer’s emotionally revealing performance in Call Me By Your Name almost turned into a physically revealing one as well.

In an interview with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM, Hammer revealed that the short-shorts he wears in the movie turned out to be a little bit too short.

“There were a few times where they had to go back and digitally remove my balls from the movie,” Hammer admitted. “They…

Armie Hammer’s tiny shorts almost posed a big problem for ‘Call Me by Your Name’

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Armie Hammer’s emotionally revealing performance in Call Me By Your Name almost turned into a physically revealing one as well.

In an interview with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM, Hammer revealed that the short-shorts he wears in the movie turned out to be a little bit too short.

“There were a few times where they had to go back and digitally remove my balls from the movie,” Hammer admitted. “They…