This wasn’t the first time Microsoft demonstrated holographic technology during its Inspire/Ready events. Last year in Las Vegas, Microsoft showed off a demo of the future of work which included the HoloBeam holographic telepresence technology from Valorem, one of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Agency partners. (Microsoft didn’t mention Valorem today, so I assume Valorem’s technology was […]
Put another way, the political impact of the outbreak may turn not only on how much damage the country suffers in the coming months, but also on whether Americans conclude that Trump’s choices minimized or magnified those costs. “If the Democrats can make a credible case that we ended up in the pandemic through mismanagement, […]
“To be honest with you, it has been difficult for me because of the language more than anything,” said Luna, whose daughters attend a school in North Las Vegas, Nevada. “My husband does speak the language a little more, and when he comes home from work, he is the one who gives me the most […]
As the news gets more horrifyingly real each day – and somehow, at the same time, more unmanageably unreal – I’m not sure who this register of battle and victory and defeat truly aids. We don’t really require a metaphor to throw the horror of viral death into sharper relief: you have to think it’s […]
“The child who dwells inside us trusts that there are wise men somewhere who know the truth”: so Milosz had written, and for his many friends he himself was one of those wise men. His sayings were quoted, even when they were wisecracks rather than wisdom. A few days before he died I’d had a […]
“From fighting to attend grade school after being described as a ‘fire hazard’ to later winning a lawsuit against the New York City school system for denying her a teacher’s license because of her paralysis, Judy’s actions set a precedent that fundamentally improved rights for disabled people,” according to the website’s summary.
If you are, as Billy Idol put it in another extremely effervescent song, “Dancing by Myself,” you still have a lot to gain from grooving solo. The movement and music alone will likely boost your mood, and there’s always the option of joining an Instagram house party, or creating a more intimate one through Zoom, […]
Incriminating phrasesThe Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations described Backpage as the “world’s second-largest classified advertising website”, adding that the service was involved in 73% of all child trafficking reports passed from the public over to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
My starting path led me down a giant pit that I could neither walk nor jetpack-fly back up. I wound up wandering around a giant cave for about an hour, looking for an exit so I could repair my spaceship and (hopefully) never again be stuck on foot in this game. The cave’s various tunnels […]