Ferrato is an internationally-known documentary photographer – most famous for her often shocking work focusing on domestic violence – who has participated in more than 500 exhibitions worldwide and won numerous awards – including the Robert F Kennedy Award for Humanistic Photography, the IWMF Courage in Journalism award, and the Missouri Honor Medal. She founded and ran the Domestic Abuse Awareness project for over a decade and in 2014 Ferrato launched I Am Unbeatable, a campaign to raise awareness, educate and prevent domestic violence against women and children. … [Read more...] about ‘We need to be pushy’: women’s rights and photography
Apple isn’t the first to try to build such a device, says Rupantar Guha of the analysts GlobalData, who has been following the trend in smartglasses from a business standpoint for years, but it could lead the wave that makes it relevant. “The public perception of smartglasses has struggled to recover from the high-profile failure of Google Glass, but big tech still sees potential in the technology.” Guha cites the recent launch of Amazon Echo Frames – sunglasses you can talk to, because they have got the Alexa digital assistant built in – and Google’s purchase of the smartglasses maker North in June 2020. “Apple and Facebook are planning to launch consumer smartglasses over the next two years, and will expect to succeed where their predecessors could not,” Guha adds. … [Read more...] about Part human, part machine: is Apple turning us all into cyborgs?
Once again, this set is only available at Disney but you can get a more basic version at Studio for a cheaper £29.99, excluding a £4.99 fee. … [Read more...] about Disney launches its Black Friday deals with up to 50% off toys and clothing
Nearly £3.7bn was spent on shooting high-end TV shows and films in the UK last year, including blockbusters such as the James Bond film No Time to Die. Although £1.95bn was spent on shooting films, the growth engine is high-end TV production, defined as shows that cost more than £1m an episode to make. Spending on such shows, from Game of Thrones to His Dark Materials, has almost tripled to £1.7bn between 2014 and 2019, according to industry body the BFI. Almost 80% of that spend is from the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Disney, which have a combined UK viewership of more than 30 million, and more than 400 million globally. … [Read more...] about Netflix to spend $1bn in UK in 2020 on TV shows and films
Bros: 'Named after the family patriarch, it was Ed who introduced the Murray family to this wonderful game of golf—by way of caddying at Indian Hills Country Club—at the age of 10, no less. (They don’t make ‘em like that anymore),' the statement continued … [Read more...] about Ed Murray, the eldest brother of Bill Murray and an inspiration for Caddyshack, passes away as his brothers honor his legacy