‘Men’ review: ‘Folk horror’ movie has a lot to show, but not much to say

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The Seattle Times

Full disclaimer: “Men” is a movie written and directed by a man, with editing and cinematography by men, and this is a review written by a man, but the movie is actually about a woman — and about women’s relationships to men. And while the movie has some really startling and horrifically beautiful scenes and effects that will unfortunately stay with me for a long time, I wonder if “Men” might have benefited from having more women co-writing or -directing — not just because women still don’t get as many opportunities or the same pay in Hollywood, but because the movie might have had more to say… Read More “‘Men’ review: ‘Folk horror’ movie has a lot to show, but not much to say”

The ‘bots’ at heart of Twitter buyout row

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San Francisco (AFP) – Elon Musk’s pausing of his bid to buy Twitter due to questions over “bots” has put the artificially-operated accounts at the heart of the proposed deal’s latest controversy. The software is so commonplace and can be such a problem that tech giants such as Meta, Google and Twitter have teams devoted to banishing bots and cybersecurity firms sell defenses against them. Here’s a closer look at bots: Human or software?At a basic level, “bots” are software programs that interact with online platforms, or their users, pretending to be real people, said Tamer Hassan, co-founder … Read More “The ‘bots’ at heart of Twitter buyout row”

How Technology Is Transforming Retirement Preparation

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People often say it’s never too early to start when it comes to retirement planning. However, many individuals feel a bit taken aback by the overall process and find it overwhelming. Fortunately, just as technology has caused a revolution in many parts of society, it has similarly affected how people get ready for retirement. Here are some specific ways technology assists them and those specializing in financial planning. Q1 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more It Expands the Possibilities for Making MoneyThe internet has significantly broadened and altered how people can make their i… Read More “How Technology Is Transforming Retirement Preparation”

Look: Tiger’s PGA Championship Playing Group Revealed

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By Andrew Gould To the golf World’s delight, Tiger Woods will compete in the PGA Championship. He’ll have elite company when teeing off at Southern Hills Country Club this week. The event’s Twitter page revealed that Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will join Woods for a marquee grouping in the opening two rounds. They’ll tee off at 9:11 a.m. ET on Thursday and 2:36 p.m. ET on Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Even on his own, Tiger is appointment viewing. After more than 500 days out of action, the 46-year-old returned at The Masters last month. He finished 47th, but Woods said he feels stronger enter… Read More “Look: Tiger’s PGA Championship Playing Group Revealed”

John Wall Is Trending For His Salary Next Season

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By Matt Hladik John Wall last played in an NBA game on April 23, 2021. The five-time All-Star didn’t see the floor this season for Houston. In total, due to injuries and the Rockets tanking, Wall has missed two entire seasons in the last three. He’s appeared in only 113 games since the start of the 2017-18 campaign. Despite this inactivity, Wall is still cashing serious checks. The former No. 1 overall pick has a whopping $47.4 million player option for 2022-23. That puts Wall among the five highest-paid players in the league for next season, as of now, alongside Stephen Curry, James Harden, L… Read More “John Wall Is Trending For His Salary Next Season”

Volkswagen Provokes Good Controversy for Ford and GM

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The Street

By Rob Lenihan Volkswagen’s plans for Scout have U.S. dealers worried. Volkswagen (VWAGY) – Get Volkswagen AG Report has big plans for the revived Scout electric pick-up and SUV, but dealerships in the U.S. might be feeling a little left out. The German automaker announced on May 12 that “The strong Iconic brand #Scout gets electrified.” ‘The New Group Steering Model’After the announcement Arno Antlitz, CFO Volkswagen AG said “the company we will establish this year will be a separate unit and brand within the Volkswagen Group to be managed independently.” “This aligns with the new Group steer… Read More “Volkswagen Provokes Good Controversy for Ford and GM”

As U.S. COVID-19 cases rise, so does demand for antivirals

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Reuters

By Ahmed Aboulenein WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Rising COVID-19 cases are driving up the use of therapeutics, with Pfizer Inc’s oral antiviral treatment Paxlovid seeing a 315% jump over the past four weeks, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. The increase in U.S. cases and hospitalizations is starting to affect recommendations on behavior, with New York City, the nation’s most populous city, advising stricter mask usage but stopping short of new mandates. Apple has scrapped return to office plans. “Increasingly, we’ll see this virus hit people who are substantially older, frail, have underlying i… Read More “As U.S. COVID-19 cases rise, so does demand for antivirals”

How Technology Is Transforming Retirement Preparation

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People often say it’s never too early to start when it comes to retirement planning. However, many individuals feel a bit taken aback by the overall process and find it overwhelming. Fortunately, just as technology has caused a revolution in many parts of society, it has similarly affected how people get ready for retirement. Here are some specific ways technology assists them and those specializing in financial planning. It Expands the Possibilities for Making MoneyThe internet has significantly broadened and altered how people can make their incomes. Someone only needs a good connection to f… Read More “How Technology Is Transforming Retirement Preparation”

Google is facing legal action over using 1.6 million people’s healthcare data ‘without their knowledge or consent’

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Google is facing legal action over using 1.6 million people NHS data “without their knowledge or consent”. The internet giant is being sued after unlawfully using data given to the corporation’s artificial intelligence arm Deep Mind in 2015 from the Royal Free NHS Trust to use in testing a smartphone app, Streams. The case is being brought against Google by Andrew Primsall in a High Court representative action and claims that Google and Deep Mind “obtained and used a substantial number of confidential medical records without patients’ knowledge or consent,” according to Sky News. In a statemen… Read More “Google is facing legal action over using 1.6 million people’s healthcare data ‘without their knowledge or consent’”

Woman-Led $4 Billion Firm Has A New Vision For Global Workforce Management

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Workforce management companies have become more commonplace as the uptick of remote and work-from-home models has seen companies taking a new direction in business strategies. New Workforce Management ConceptsThe growth and distribution of remote teams have led to the development of new workforce management concepts that help teams effectively communicate, and automate most of their production procedures. Q1 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Although SaaS innovation, machine learning, and big data are now helping the industry push forward, a different direction by Papaya Global, a … Read More “Woman-Led $4 Billion Firm Has A New Vision For Global Workforce Management”