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Coronvirus: New Plymouth District Council closes public car parks and halts libraries’ wifi

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Chester Storyhouse: how a repurposed art deco cinema could revitalise the city

At its centre is the hybrid zone formed by the meeting of the old Odeon and the new work. It is theatrically charged, a place where films can be projected and speeches made from the galleries, and where, in a less grand echo of Charles Garnier’s Paris Opera and Denys Lasdun’s National Theatre, the audience […]

The 10 most innovative virtual and augmented reality companies of 2020

TechSee’s “Smart Assist” feature uses AR and computer vision to help customer service agents diagnose and fix malfunctioning hardware devices. The feature uses the support caller’s smartphone camera to give the customer service agent a view of the problem, while the computer vision model spots visible symptoms that lead to a diagnosis with 95% accuracy, […]

California homeless advocate: ‘We’re moving way too slowly’

Mayor London Breed says it’s not so easy in a population where many struggle with mental illness or addictions and need heavy support services. Skilled workers are needed to staff the facilities. Some homeless are afraid of losing their belongings or their freedom.

Latest Brookline Coronavirus Updates

As of Tuesday in Brookline 48 people were diagnosed with coronavirus. And on Tuesday an employee at the Whole Foods on Beacon Street was diagnosed with the virus, though it’s not clear if that person also lives in town. The Massachusetts case count grew to 6,620 on Tuesday, including 89 deaths. Thirty-three people died over […]

Coronavirus live updates: Unemployment rate rises to 4.4%

6:45 a.m. Google tracks how localities are doing with social distancing: The number of people in California who visited retail and recreation sites — like restaurants, cafes and shopping centers — during the past six weeks was half of what it was at the beginning of the year, according to data analyzed and released Friday […]

4 APC govs co-opt ministers in fresh anti-Oshiomhole bid

According to him, the impunity in the APC “is being supported by Governors who believe we must do their bidding. The 2019 election must be credible, free, fair and rancour-free. I do not think that with what we have now, the elections may be free as in 2015 when a sitting president conceded defeat.”

Reading beyond the lines

If mediocrity is a refusal or inability to reach beyond the limits of the tangible and obvious, greatness understands that that is the only reach worth making. “Art has its origin,” Wilson wrote, “in the need to pretend that human life is something other than it is, and, in a sense, by pretending this, it […]

Google reports on mobility trend changes in Pakistan during coronavirus lockdown

“These reports show how visits and length of stay at different places change compared to a baseline. We calculate these changes using the same kind of aggregated and anonymised data used to show popular times for places in Google Maps,” it said.