2020 Oct 1 ELHS MESSALONSKEE Lewiston XC Meet

Set 1 courtesy of David Colby Young
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At the Tenacious Tree Café...

... you can write about anything you want. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Facebook Sues 2 Companies for Data Scraping

Facebook filed a lawsuit Thursday against two companies that it accused of data scraping from Facebook and Instagram, as well as Amazon, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Director of platform enforcement and litigation Jessica Romero said in a Newsroom post that BrandTotal, based in Israel, and Unimania, incorporated in Delaware, used scraping to engage in an...
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Google pledges to $1 billion to publishers for their content

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 2. I'm Tanya Dua, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider, filling in for my colleague Lauren Johnson while she's away this week. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: Google's latest product for news publishers, advice from Instagram's beauty and fashion brand whisperer, McDonald's new "positive change" team, and stories you may have ...
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A crumbling Tokyo alleyway from a different time

Preparations for the Olympics that weren’t put Tokyo’s construction industry into overdrive, but even in normal years, the city is in a constant state of flux — its need to modernise seemingly insatiable. Yet due to the capital’s size, and its wonderfully sprawling nature, there are still little enclaves that are forever stuck in what feels like a completely different time.
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Crocs shares surge after Justin Bieber teases a collaboration with the iconic 'ugly' shoe brand

Justin Bieber sent Crocs shares soaring with a single Instagram post. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images Justin Bieber appeared to tease a collaboration with Crocs on Instagram on Thursday when he posted a photo of an orange pair of Crocs in a pool.  Crocs commented on the photo with a single green heart, but did not immediately respond to Business Insider's request for comment.  The photo was enough to send Crocs' shares soaring by more than 11% on Thursday afternoon.  Visit Business Insider's hom...
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Facebook sues two companies engaged in data scraping operations

Facebook today says it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. against two companies that had engaged in an international “data scraping” operation. The operation extended across Facebook properties, including both Facebook and Instagram, as well as other large websites and services, including Twitter, Amazon, LinkedIn and YouTube. The companies, who gathered the data of Facebook users for “marketing intelligence” purposes, did so in violation of Facebook’s Terms of Service, says Facebook. The busine...
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There’s a way to pick the absolute best images for your content: Apply AI

Kristin Tynski Contributor Share on Twitter Kristin Tynski is co-founder and SVP creative at Fractl, a growth marketing agency that’s helped Fortune 500 companies and boutique businesses earn quality media coverage, backlinks, awareness and authority. Most marketers believe there’s a lot of value in having relevant, engaging images featured in content. But selecting the “right” images for blog posts, social media posts or vide...
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The 10 most influential women in tech right now

The tech industry may be dominated by men in terms of numbers, but there are lots of brilliant women in leadership positions that are changing the landscape.The women on this list are founders of companies dedicated to teaching girls to code, innovators in the fields of AI, VR, and machine learning, leading tech writers and podcasters, and CEOs of companies like YouTube and Project Include.This list is by no means all-encompassing. There are many more influential women in tech that you should ...
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Kamogelo Lebotse: The Portfolio

Photographer Kamogelo Lebotse has been documenting the effects of the national lockdown on the people of Mahikeng The post Kamogelo Lebotse: The Portfolio appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How to Take the Best Photos With Your iPhone

Apple loves their “Shot On iPhone” ad campaign, which makes gorgeous billboards out of photos seemingly shot with one of their regular phones. So why don’t any of your photos look like that?Read more...
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Brand Moves for Thursday October 1

In early March we began reporting daily on how brands were dealing with Covid-19. But it’s become clear that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption, so we decided to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal is to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand moves as they happen. Amazon has been hurriedly trying to remove T-shirts with the words, “Stand back,...
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1 Oct 2020 Lake Region vs Poland HS XC

courtesy file photo of Jake File photo of Lisha Powell
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Sumac, dawn light.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Google takes aim at ‘beauty filters’ with design changes coming to Pixel phones

Google is taking aim at photo face filters and other “beautifying” techniques that mental health experts believe can warp a person’s self-confidence, particularly when they’re introduced to younger users. The company says it will now rely on expert guidance when applying design principles for photos filters used by the Android Camera app on Pixel smartphones. In the Pixel 4a, Google has already turned off face retouching by default, it says, and notes the interface will soon be updated to includ...
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New photo enhancing AI includes physical damage restoration option

YouTuber bycloud takes viewers through Microsoft's new AI for repairing old photos, which he says "is probably the best physical damage restoration for images I've ever seen." The supporting academic paper is Bringing Old Photos Back to Life. Results still have a significant range of quality, but some of the best ones are quite impressive. — Read the rest
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Flaviar is an online spirits club for people who want to explore whiskey, vodka, tequila, and more — here's what my first tasting box was like

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. I tested Flaviar's Tasting Box, which contains one full-size bottle and a few sample vials of a variety of spirits. Connie Chen/Business Insider Flaviar is an online spirits club for people who want to explore whiskey, vodka, tequila, and more. Every three months, you can choose a Tasting Box of sample spirits, as well as a full-sized bottle. Membership ($300/year or $95/quarter) also includes a...
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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2020

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. Teams That Work: The Seven Drivers of Team Effectiveness by Scott Tannenbaum and Eduardo Salas In the modern workplace, employees collaborate. Managers are expected to be effective team leaders and employees are expected to be valued teammates. But many teams struggle. Being part of a struggling team can be unpleasant, but it can also hurt your...
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Lord of the Rings Star John Noble is Butcher’s Dad in The Boys Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Lord of the Rings star John Noble is Butcher’s Dad in The Boys Season 2 The Boys star Karl Urban took to Instagram to reveal that fellow The Lord of the Rings alum John Noble has joined the second season of Amazon’s fan-favorite superhero series for a guest-starring role as Billy Butcher’s dad. Noble’s character is expected to make his appearance in episode 2.07 titled “Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker,” which will be available for streaming on Friday, October 2. ...
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The best cheap GoPro alternatives that won’t leave you broke for October 2020

Hot weather is here. A good action camera is a perfect way to record your adventures
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Kylie Jenner’s Voting Thirst Trap Prompts 1,500% Surge In Registration

The beauty mogul's bikini shots on Instagram reportedly sent users to in droves.
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Get A Free 8×8 Shutterfly Hardcover Photo Book (+Shipping) Or $19.49+30% Off Larger Photo Books!

Shutterfly Photo Books Linky You can click on this link to apply codes to your Shutterfly account. All of the following codes can be stacked on the same order: Use the following code for a free 8×8 photo book (Exp: 10/3): FREEPB If you order $39+ from Shutterfly after discounts are applied and before tax is applied […]
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Going to Try Something New

Going to try something new on my Blog, I do not know why I hadn’t  thought of it before. After 15 years of blogging I think I should have thought of it.  My idea is to feature readers of my blog. Intentionally I will ask some of you who have been reading my blog since time began for French la Vie. What I hope is that each person will write whatever they want a poem, a story, about themselves, their hopes or ideas on whatever as a way for us to know each one better. Comments have lead many of yo...
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4 tips for using social media to grow your business

A strong social media presence can help boost your small business. wagnerokasaki/Getty Images Social media is a powerful way to spread awareness and gain customers for your business, especially as in-person marketing options are on hold during the pandemic. Using interactive tools, like the poll or Q&A functions on Instagram Stories, will encourage followers to engage more with your content. Include a call to action in the captions of your posts, like "follow for more" or "message me if in...
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Lots and lots of notable (and very consequential?) new criminal justice reforms now law in California

California has long been a very big and very interesting and very complicated state when it comes to criminal justice and sentencing reform. This fascinating state story continued with a lot of new bills being signed yesterday by Gov Gavin Newsom. This local article (which somewhat tracks this official document from the Governors office) provides some of the details and provides especially helpful links to the underlying legislation.  Here are excerpts focused on criminal justice reforms with my...
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How to land a job at Instagram, according to insiders

Instagram. Instagram Happy October! This is Amanda Perelli. Welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here.It can be hard to land a job at Instagram, and some candidates have found creative ways to get a hiring manager's attention.Instagram offers perks and benefits like free food and long paid leave programs. Its New York headquarters features a gelato bar, library, and made-for-Instagram backdrops.My colleague...
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Celebrities hand over Instagram accounts to Black women for UK Black History Month

Influential Black women are taking over the Instagram accounts of their White counterparts on Thursday to mark the beginning of the UK's Black History Month.
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Usher is a new dad to a baby girl

Usher Raymond is a girl dad.The singer shared the happy news on his verified Instagram account Wednesday that he has welcomed a daughter.
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Beijing's streets during and after Covid lockdown – in pictures

Life is busy again in the Chinese capital after the coronavirus outbreak shuttered businesses and hampered tourism. Now firms are looking to this week’s national holiday to ramp up spendingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOutside a shopping mall in Beijing Continue reading...
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Brooklyn Beckham's latest Instagram photo gets him in trouble

Brooklyn Beckham has raised eyebrows after playfully holding his fiancée Nicola...
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