Robots at Work: The new normal

From social robots fighting loneliness to the dangers of rushed development, a series of experts share their predictions and concerns of how the current health crisis will shape the field of robotics. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more Robots at Work: The new normal

Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown

The images are seared into popular memory, at least outside China, as a symbol of courage and defiance: Tanks leaving Beijing’s historic Tiananmen Square approach a lone man who holds his ground, blocking their withdrawal following a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. Thirty-one years later the man’s identity and fate remain a mystery and the … Read more Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown

NBA expected to approve 22-team format | CBS Sports HQ

As the NBA’s plan to finish the season at Disney World takes shape, more and more of the specifics are becoming clear. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the NBA has set July 31 as the target date for its return. The NBA’s Board of Governors is expected to vote to approve commissioner Adam Silver’s … Read more NBA expected to approve 22-team format | CBS Sports HQ

Lecture 5: ViewBuilder + Shape + ViewModifier

The fifth iOS lecture given at Stanford during Spring quarter of 2020 expanded coverage of topics related to drawing on screen including the @ViewBuilder construct for expressing a conditional list of Views, the Shape protocol for custom drawing and ViewModifier, a mechanism for making incremental modifications to Views. This lecture starts with an aside about … Read more Lecture 5: ViewBuilder + Shape + ViewModifier

Lecture 6: Animation

Animation was the topic of lecture 6 of Stanford Spring 2020’s iOS Application Development course. After covering some ancillary topics like local, ephemeral state in Views (@State) and property observers, the lecture goes into a deep dive on animation, including implicit vs. explicit animations, transitions, Shape animations, animating ViewModifiers and more. These concepts are then … Read more Lecture 6: Animation

Why winning the new space race is so important for the USA

Saturday morning’s SpaceX launch will be a momentous occasion for the history of spaceflight. Not necessarily because of the technological achievement, but rather because it marks the start of a whole new space race. This time, global superpowers are not proving to each other the superiority of their economic system. Instead, private companies are working … Read more Why winning the new space race is so important for the USA

NBA sets July 31 as target date for return of season, per report | Breaking News | CBS Sports HQ

For months the timeline of a potential return to the NBA season has been uncertain. Without even knowing if basketball would come back at all, there was no sense in speculating on a possible timeframe for it to do so. But as the NBA’s plan to finish the season at Disney World takes shape, some … Read more NBA sets July 31 as target date for return of season, per report | Breaking News | CBS Sports HQ

Those Who Remain Review

Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PlayStation 4. Also available on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. “Those Who Remain features an eerie atmosphere, inventive puzzles, and some moments of genuine tension via its shape-shifting world, but fussy controls, one-dimensional stealth, and a narrative that lacks cohesion prevent it from stepping completely out of the darkness … Read more Those Who Remain Review

The future of the skies | FT

From drone deliveries to helicopter taxis, the low-fly economy is on the brink of changing our skies forever. But how will we prevent chaos above our heads? The FT’s San Francisco correspondent Patrick McGee meets the engineers, pilots, business people and regulators who will shape the skyline. See if you get the FT for free … Read more The future of the skies | FT

Opera Star Jonathan Antoine On How Britain’s Got Talent Saved His Life | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Jonathan Antoine rose to fame after reaching the finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 with his incredible operatic voice. His music is popular all over the world and eight years after Britain’s Got Talent, he’s about to release his fifth studio album and today joins Lorraine to discuss his … Read more Opera Star Jonathan Antoine On How Britain’s Got Talent Saved His Life | Good Morning Britain

DIY Tip: How To Bleed a Radiator

Central Heating Systems, over time, can get air in them. This has some negative impacts for the efficiency of your heating system – as your radiators don’t radiate so much heat – as a section of what should be hot water, inside the radiator, is, instead, just a pocket of air. But, worse than that, … Read more DIY Tip: How To Bleed a Radiator

World Bank welcomes China dropping economic target

Every year, China’s Two Sessions attract worldwide attention, as policies announced here often shape China’s future economy and society. CGTN reporter Yang Shanshan speaks with Martin Raiser, World Bank country director for China, South Korea and Mongolia. Raiser says he’s inspired by the Chinese government’s work report this year, particularly the dropping of an economic … Read more World Bank welcomes China dropping economic target

The Point: How will China’s top political gatherings shape policies amid COVID-19

China’s Two Sessions opened after a two-month delay. What is on the agenda of this year’s sessions? Can China fulfill its goal of eradicating poverty after combating COVID-19? Guests: Professor Josef Mahoney from East China Normal University and Wang Huiyao, President of Center for China and Globalization. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more The Point: How will China’s top political gatherings shape policies amid COVID-19

How can AI build a smart new world?

Scientific and technological breakthroughs shape our imagination of the future. But it is up to the humans to harness the power of next-generation technology to create a better future. During the Two Sessions in 2020, CGTN’s “Decoding the Future” series looks at China’s role in pushing global scientific development through the eyes of CGTN anchor … Read more How can AI build a smart new world?