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Pope Benedict XVI: A man at odds with the modern who leaves a legacy of intellectual brilliance and controversy

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The Moderate Voice

Pope Benedict XVI waves as he is driven through a crowd during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, on June 2, 2010.AP Photo/Andrew Medichini Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross Benedict XVI leaves behind a complex legacy as a Pope and theologian. To many observers, Benedict, who died on Dec. 31, 2022 at the age of 95, was known for criticizing what he saw as the modern World’s rejection of God and Christianity’s timeless truths. But as a scholar of the diversity of global Catholicism, I think it’s best to avoid simple characterizations of Benedict’s theolog… Read More “Pope Benedict XVI: A man at odds with the modern who leaves a legacy of intellectual brilliance and controversy”

Brett Favre Was Trending Following The Drew Brees News

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The Spun

By Chris Rosvoglou Former Saints quarterback Drew Brees made headlines on Friday for unfortunate reasons. New Jersey gaming regulators ordered sportsbooks to halt any gambling on the Citrus Bowl because “an individual associated with Purdue Football team” is in violation of state regulations. Brees, who joined Purdue’s staff on an interim basis for the Citrus Bowl, has a business relationship with PointsBet. PointsBet, meanwhile, announced this month that it was ending its partnership with Brees due to his latest career move. This incident actually led to Brett Favre trending on Twitter. “Drew… Read More “Brett Favre Was Trending Following The Drew Brees News”

NFL Reacts To What Jerry Jones Said About Terrell Owens

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The Spun

By Daniel Bates Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was finally asked about the recent claims from agent Greg Daniel about his “regular contact” with Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens about a possible comeback on Thursday. But when put on the spot, Jerry hit the Fort Worth Star-Telegram with the Keke Palmer meme. Telling Clarence Hill Jr.: “I don’t know where that’s coming from. I have no idea. But I haven’t spoken a word to him or is his agent.” The NFL World reacted Jones’ comments on social media. “T.O. been watching The Best Man final chapters,” a user cried. “Actually believe Jones on this. He sp… Read More “NFL Reacts To What Jerry Jones Said About Terrell Owens”

Controversial Call in TCU-Michigan Leads to ‘That’s a TD’ Twitter Trend

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Sports Illustrated

By Wilton Jackson Officials may have missed a clear touchdown for Michigan. Michigan has not had the start it wanted against TCU in the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl. Early in the second quarter as they trailed 14–3, the Wolverines looked primed to score its first touchdown of the game. However, the officials in the game felt a different way. Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy delivered a 50-yard strike to Roman Wilson. In what looked like a touchdown for the Wolverines, officials ruled that Wilson caught the ball with complete control at the Horned Frogs’ one-yard line. It clearly looked as though Wilson … Read More “Controversial Call in TCU-Michigan Leads to ‘That’s a TD’ Twitter Trend”

The one real problem with synthetic media

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Computer World

By Mike Elgan Real life comes at you fast. Fake life comes even faster. Content creators, marketers, company bloggers, and others are rushing to take advantage of the new synthetic media trend. You can see why. Art created with artificial intelligence (AI) enables a more flexible and original alternative to stale old stock photography. And AI content generators, most especially ChatGPT, can literally write decent quality blog posts, advertisements and marketing content in seconds. The year 2022 turns out to have been the year synthetic media tools went mainstream. Most of the credit for this s… Read More “The one real problem with synthetic media”

ChatGPT 4, combating climate change and less bias: AI’s challenges in 2023

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Euronews (English)

Artificial intelligence got creative in 2022, generating impressive text, videos and pictures from scratch. It is also our top tech prediction for 2023. But aside from being a source of fascination, it is also one of fear. Beyond writing essays and creating images, AI will affect every industry from banking to health care but it is not without its biases, which can prove harmful. This is how AI may evolve in 2023 and what to watch out for. Chatbots and competitionAt the beginning of 2022, OpenAI launched DALL-E 2, a deep-learning technology that produces images from typed instructions. Google … Read More “ChatGPT 4, combating climate change and less bias: AI’s challenges in 2023”

Water, fossil fuels and decarbonising travel: What will be the key climate issues in 2023?

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Euronews (English)

Climate change was one of the most significant issues in 2022, both for the pledges made to curb its impact and for the disastrous effects it had on the planet. At COP27, important progress was made with loss and damage funding for vulnerable countries. And at the COP15 biodiversity conference, nations agreed a landmark deal for nature. But the immediacy of the climate emergency was also made brutally clear by the devastating floods, wildfires and storms that battered communities around the globe. As we enter 2023, these are the big climate issues the World is facing. Where will Europe get its… Read More “Water, fossil fuels and decarbonising travel: What will be the key climate issues in 2023?”

Tom Trotter encourages technology use to embrace Soft Life trend

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BANG Showbiz English

Tom Trotter has urged people to utilise technology to incorporate the ‘Soft Living’ trend into their daily lives. The wellness enthusiast has shared some tips after it was revealed over 80% of Brits are interested in exploring the way of living – which is said to leave people ‘vibrating higher’ and feeling more relaxed by setting boundaries and prioritising the self – but nearly a third are unsure where to start. The #TeamGalaxy social influencer said: “Soft Living has been a way of life for a while now. My favourite hacks are considering what I eat and ensuring I stick to a healthy, nutrition… Read More “Tom Trotter encourages technology use to embrace Soft Life trend”

Events that shaped 100 years of pop music in Nigeria

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The Citizen

The global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the early months of 2020 shut down nearly all physical and social human activities. For musical practice this meant near death. Performing music is, after all, one of the oldest forms of social human engagement. In Nigeria, the shutdown of concerts and public music performances was swift. Not even the Nigerian–Biafran War of 1967 to 1970 could shut down all of Nigeria. In fact, popular music activities boomed in Lagos as bombs rained on Biafra. The pandemic was a watershed moment and offers a compelling reason to trace the trajectory and evolutio… Read More “Events that shaped 100 years of pop music in Nigeria”

Carlos Correa’s $315 Million Deal With Mets Only Has 55% Chance Of Getting Done

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uSports.org

It’s been a wild last week for Carlos Correa and his deal with the New York Mets isn’t guaranteed to get done. First, the San Fransisco Giants had a reported agreement of a 13-year contract worth $350 million. However, that fell apart when the Giants drew concern over medical results. That allowed the New York Mets to swoop in and agree to a $315 million contract. However, the Mets found the same issue in their physical as the Giants did, which relates to a fractured right fibula that Correa suffered back in 2014. While both sides are trying to work things out, a source cited by New York Post … Read More “Carlos Correa’s $315 Million Deal With Mets Only Has 55% Chance Of Getting Done”