Photos: Police Use Force to Quell Protests Nationwide as Trump Threatens Martial Law

Protests against systemic racism and brutality by police departments around the country ignited by the May 25 Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd are being met with tear gas, rubber bullets, riot shields, and worse as the president threatens to impose martial law.Read more...
Tags: Photos, Science, Crime, Minneapolis, Police, Law Enforcement, Racism, Protests, George Floyd, George Floyd Protests

Tyler, The Creator Is Fine With GOLF Store Damage From George Floyd Protests: “This Is Bigger Than Getting Some Glass Fixed”

At this point, many artists have voiced their solidarity with those who are protesting across the country following the murder of George Floyd. Over the weekend, a handful of musicians and actors were seen at protests themselves. One of them, seemingly, was Tyler, The Creator, who also took to Instagram to share some thoughts yesterday. More »
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These are the best cheap GoPro deals for June 2020

In the market for an action cam? Learn more about the GoPro line and the best GoPro deals available right now.
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First Look: Leadership Books for June 2020

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in June 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You by Frances Frei and Anne Morriss Leadership isn't easy. It takes grit, courage, and vision, among other things, that can be hard to come by on your toughest days. When leaders and aspiring leaders seek out advice, they're often told to try harder. Dig deeper. Look in the mirror and own ...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Leadership, Instagram, Microsoft, Rome, Harvard, Chase, Silicon Valley, Honeywell, Don, Frei, Dave Cote, Morriss, Frances Frei, Brad Chase

Picturing lockdown: Historic England's archive of isolation – in pictures

Today, Historic England reveals 200 new images which have been added to their archive to form the Picturing Lockdown Collection. This follows a call-out asking the public to photograph their lockdown from 29 April to 5 May. The appeal was the first time the public have been asked to submit photographs for the archive since the Second World War.Coronavirus latest: at a glance Continue reading...
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L.A. athletes share outrage and hope in aftermath of George Floyd’s killing

With great volume, athletes have lent their voices to an international chorus denouncing racism and police brutality in America following the killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died May 25 after white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt with his a knee on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes. Their participation in the outcry following Floyd’s killing makes sense on several levels, L.A. Sparks star and basketball TV analyst Chiney Ogwumike said Monday on ESPN’s “...
Tags: Instagram, Minneapolis, Stanford, US, Sports, NFL, America, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, Nba, Mlb, Espn, Kobe Bryant, Richard Sherman

At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk 'til dawn. And because those are 2 views of a Type #6 sunrise, you may find you'd like to use the Althouse Portal to Amazon, an incredibly easy way to show appreciation for this blog.The photos were taken at 5:22 and 5:24, this morning — a day when the "actual" sunrise time was 5:20. The curfew was only off at 5 a.m., so the city was putting pressure on us sunrise runners. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Companies like Netflix, McDonald's, and Target are speaking out amid the George Floyd protests — and some are actually taking action

Protests are spreading through the US after the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck for over 8 minutes. Many companies are weighing in on the protests, but not all of them have announced specific actions, donations, or internal changes. Read more to see how companies and their leaders are responding. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Protests erupted across the US after the death of George Floyd, the 46-year-old black m...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spotify, Cook, Instagram, Minnesota, Microsoft, Minneapolis, Youtube, Satya Nadella, Disney, US, America

Image Scrubber is a website that removes EXIF data and blurs faces in photos

Image Scrubber is a useful website that removes all the identifying metadata from any photograph and gives you the option to blur out certain parts of the photo. This is a tool for anonymizing photographs taken at protests. It will remove identifying metadata (Exif data) from photographs, and also allow you to selectively blur parts of the image to cover faces and other identifiable information. Hit the open button to open a photograph. The program will display the data it is removing. Click oka...
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Facebook to verify the identities of some user profiles behind viral posts

Lost in the news of the George Floyd protests against police brutality and racism in the U.S., Facebook last week quietly noted it will now require Facebook Profile pages with large followings in the U.S. to verify their identity. The company said that profiles with sizable audiences, who also have a pattern of inauthentic behavior and whose posts rapidly go viral will be asked to verify their identity or the distribution of their posts will be impacted. If the profile’s owner chooses not to ver...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Facebook Pages, Russia, Social Media, Tech, Fox News, Profiles, Trump, Facebook Profile, Facebook Page, U S Facebook, Page Publishing Authorization, George Floyd

LL Cool J Delivers Powerful Message About Racism: ‘You’re Gambling With My Life’ (Watch)

Since 2009, LL Cool  — the Long Island, New York-born rapper and one of hip-hop’s beloved names since the early days of Def Jam – has been better known to CBS television network audiences as the stoic law enforcer on “NCIS” and “NCIS: Los Angeles.” When he’s not throwing bad guys out of planes or […]
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Who Moved My Freedom Podcast Episode 570 – Crispy11b & Maj Toure

Omar Avila “Crispy11b” U.S.A. –-( “I noticed that me telling my story, was keeping my brothers memory alive!”, that was Crispy’s response to my question of whether or not it was difficult to have to repeat his story every time he came on shows and Podcast like mine. Wounded Warrior Omar “Crispy” Avila’s story is unfortunately not uncommon and not easy to recount without awe and sadness either. Yet we must never forget the price our warriors pay so that we may enjoy the fruits of...
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Biden’s Made a Subtle, Important Shift About How He Talks About Race

As the nation he seeks to lead has spiraled deeper into chaos, former Vice President Joe Biden this week has called for a whole-of-country effort to combat racism and police violence against black Americans.“I ask all of America to join me—not in denying our pain or covering it over—but using it to compel our nation across this turbulent threshold into the next phase of progress, inclusion, and opportunity for our great democracy,” Biden said in a late-night post on Instagram on Saturday, as a f...
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Sierra Canyon 4-star cornerback DJ Harvey updates top 5 college choices

Support our high school sports coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. Sierra Canyon football’s DJ Harvey announced his top five college choices via Instagram on Sunday, narrowing his options to Cal-Berkeley, USC, Oregon, Louisville and Virginia Tech. Harvey’s initial top five, which he released on April 24 included Texas, but this updated list has Louisville in and Texas out after Cardinal’s aggressive recruitment of Harvey within the last 2-3 weeks. Harvey, listed as a 4-st...
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Facebook Employees Push Back On Zuckerberg’s Non-Response To Trump Rhetoric

Trump’s inflammatory message is still up, sans warning, on both Facebook and Instagram (which is owned by Facebook).
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Finding Euphoria in Bangkok’s Food Scene

In search of creative inspiration, a New York-based photographer spent two weeks documenting Bangkok’s fresh markets and street vendors.
Tags: Photography, New York, News, Bangkok, Cooking and Cookbooks, Travel and Vacations, Bangkok (Thailand, Street Vendors (Non-Food

Top 5 Ways to Activate Digital Marketing

Around the world, businesses are being forced to adjust how they reach and engage customers, managing a situation that even the most detailed crisis plan likely didn’t cover. As society will be following shelter in place and stay home orders for the foreseeable future, business leaders are finding that their existing marketing strategies and tactics may be inappropriate or no longer relevant. While marketing practitioners are facing a different business reality, we’re also dealing with a differe...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Business, Budget, Instagram, Digital, Sales & Marketing, Paypal, Forrester, Right Now, Digital Marketing Institute, Ways to Activate Digital Marketing, First webinars Research, Tadhg O'Connell

Pinterest adds a ‘Shop’ tab to its Lens Camera search results to showcase matching in-stock products

As more retailers are bringing their products online via Pinterest, the company this morning is launching a new “Shop” tab in its Lens camera search results that will show the matching in-stock merchandise similar to a photo you take of something offline in the real world or even uploaded as a screenshot. To use the new shop tab, you first click the camera in the Search bar, and snap a photo or upload one. You’ll then see a “Shop” tab with shoppable Product Pins, including price and availability...
Tags: Google, TC, Facebook, Ecommerce, Pinterest, Instagram, Shopping, Tech, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Visual Search, Lens, Facebook Page, Lens Camera, Instagram Shopping, Google Lens

UFC fighter Jon Jones takes spray cans from demonstrators as protests turn destructive

UFC fighter Jon "Bones" Jones has posted a video on his official Instagram account that appears to show the mixed martial arts star confronting two men who he said were "destroying our cities" as protests spread across the US following George Floyd's death.
Tags: Instagram, US, Cnn, Ufc, Jon Jones, Jon Bones Jones, George Floyd

Mitch&Me: Dalmatian spots

Mitch&Me (a brand of dog shampoos) wanted to remind about the need of keeping social distance. So we made a special print dedicated to the completion of self-isolation in Russia, where we placed the spots of the Dalmatians at a safe distance from each other on brand's official Instagram account.
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Zuckerberg Inaction on Trump’s Incendiary ‘Shooting’ Post Slammed by Facebook Employees

Multiple Facebook employees publicly criticized CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to not take down Donald Trump’s racially charged post suggesting Minneapolis rioters would be shot at. Zuckerberg, in a post Friday on Facebook, said while Trump’s message included a “troubling historical reference” — specifically, the phrase “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” — and while […]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Minneapolis, Donald Trump, Zuckerberg, Trump, Facebook Employees, Multiple Facebook, Zuckerberg Inaction on Trump

Why Do My Selfies Look So Weird?

It’s a fraught thing, selfie-taking. One moment you’re thinking of yourself as more or less human-looking, and then—click—you realize you’ve got it all wrong, and that strangers on the street probably pity you, on account of your dead eyes and strange head. Or you see, on your phone, a perfectly normal-looking person…Read more...
Tags: Psychology, Images, Photography, Science, Selfies, Perception, Vision, Self Image

Vivo shakes things up with new gimbal-equipped X50 Pro camera phone

The new devices promise to deliver the steadiest photo and video shooting yet
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Vivo shakes it up with innovative new gimbal-equipped X50 Pro cameraphone

Vivo's new phones promise to deliver the steadiest photo and video shooting yet
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Loupedeck’s Creative Tool makes photo editing feel like a video game

The touchscreen console adapts to the program you're using, and its physical dials feel great to use.
Tags: Photography, Photoshop, Trends, Computing, Lightroom, Video Editing, Photo Editing, Loupedeck, Loupedeck Creative Tool, Creative Tool

LeadershipNow 140: May 2020 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2020 that you don't want to miss: The Six Roles You Need on Your AI Team via INSEADKnowledge Some “What If?” Questions You Should Be Asking Right Now by @ScottEblin Toward A New And Better Normal by @patricklencioni How to Be A Great Leader In A World Of Control Freaks by @LollyDaskal Like Geese in a Row - What We Forget About Leadership by Ken Downer @RapidStartLdr No Brilliant Jerks: How to Deal with Maverick CEOs by Rob Shelton And Marc J. Epstein e...
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