Movies

How inclusive are Netflix shows and movies? Now we know

Netflix received broadly high marks for diversity and inclusion in its movies and TV shows when it came to gender and people of color, compared to the broader entertainment industry, according to an extensive new report. But the streaming giant fell short in its representation of certain groups, including the LGBTQ community and people with […]

Movies

‘Erēmīta (Anthologies)’ review: Global eyes on the lockdown

The hourlong experimental documentary “Erēmīta (Anthologies)” is a collection of short films made by cinematographers from around the world, each having been tasked by Egyptian American filmmaker Sam Abbas, as curator, with one key creative restriction: cellphone cameras only, no added lenses or devices. The impetus was itself an overarching constraint — this was March […]

Economy

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check

A fresh round of government stimulus checks sent personal income up to its biggest monthly gain since April 2020 though inflation remained tame, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Personal income jumped 10% after 0.6% increase in December. That was even higher than the 9.5% Dow Jones estimate. The gain came from the issuance of $600 […]

Movies

‘Night of the Kings’ review: A movie with a good story to tell

It took Scheherazade 1,001 nights to weave her web and ultimately save her skin. No comparable level of stamina is demanded of the plucky young fantasist in “Night of the Kings,” though that doesn’t make his task any more enviable. Not long after being thrown into Ivory Coast’s notorious La Maca penitentiary, he is given […]

Education

Need a Book With That Spider?

Late last month, Anne Danielson-Francois, an associate biology professor at the University of Michigan, received an unusual package. She had instructed the sender to make sure the contents — spiders — were cushioned because she did not want their legs to break off. When Dr. Danielson-Francois opened the little brown box, there they were — […]

Education

Odessa – The New York Times

Odessa is a four-part audio documentary series about one West Texas high school reopening during the pandemic — and the teachers, students and nurses affected in the process. For the past six months, The New York Times has documented students’ return to class at Odessa High School from afar through Google hangouts, audio diaries, phone […]

Education

Odessa – The New York Times

Odessa is a four-part audio documentary series about one West Texas high school reopening during the pandemic — and the teachers, students and nurses affected in the process. For the past six months, The New York Times has documented students’ return to class at Odessa High School from afar through Google hangouts, audio diaries, phone […]

Miami

Wesley Rossiter skills shortages

As already mentioned, skills shortages within the business has crystal rectifier to enlarged demand for those befittingly qualified and with the desired level of expertise says trader Wesley Rossiter. This situation has arisen thanks to the actual fact that the money sector is more ahead than different industries in terms of its move to digital, […]

Technology

Away From Silicon Valley, the Military Is the Ideal Customer

In the drone business, however, he is not alone. A host of start-ups are building similar technology for the military. Shield AI, founded by a former member of the Navy SEALs, is in San Diego, not far from Anduril. Teal Drones, whose founder emerged from Mr. Thiel’s internship program, is in Salt Lake City. The […]

Technology

A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward

In the spring of 1977, when Sherry Turkle was a young professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Steve Jobs came to visit. While he toured the campus and met with her colleagues, Turkle was cleaning her apartment and worrying over the menu for the dinner she had agreed to host. It took nearly 50 […]