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Poland’s U.S. in Progress Event Builds Bridge Between American, European Film Industries

A host of emerging independent American filmmakers will get an introduction to the European market this November during U.S. in Progress, an event hosted each year during the American Film Festival (AFF) in Wrocław, Poland. The online edition of this year’s event will unspool from Nov. 11-13 alongside the AFF, which has combined its dates […]
Tags: Global, Spotlight, Markets & Festivals, Poland, New Horizons, Polish Film Institute, Wrocław Poland, Ewa Puszczyńska, European Film Industries

New Horizons’ Polish Days Puts Spotlight on Rising Eastern European Industry

Just when it felt like spirits might be flagging during this summer’s virtual edition of Polish Days—the industry program of the New Horizons Intl. Film Festival—the organizers turned to the unlikeliest of heroes: Wirginia Szmyt, better known by her stage name D.J. Wika, an 82-year-old icon of the Warsaw music scene, and the subject of […]
Tags: Global, Spotlight, Markets & Festivals, New Horizons, Warsaw, Corpus Christi, Polish Days Goes to Cannes, J Wika

16 plutonium-powered space missions shaping our understanding of space — including the NASA rover that will search for alien life on Mars

NASA last week launched its Mars 2020 Perseverance rover to hunt for signs of ancient alien life. Once on Mars, Perseverance will be powered by a radioisotope thermoelectric generator. The nuclear "battery" is fueled by a rare human-made material called plutonium-238. Perseverance is just the latest in a long line of groundbreaking, plutonium-powered spacecraft that have changed our understanding of the solar system. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NASA's latest car-size ...
Tags: Navy, California, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Europa, DOE, New Horizons, Pluto, US Navy, Titan, Venus

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ and the limits of today’s game economies

Kaiser Hwang Contributor Share on Twitter Kaiser Hwang is a longtime member of the games community and a vice president at Forte, an organization building an open economic platform for games. “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is a bonafide wonder. The game has been setting new records for Nintendo, is adored by players and critics alike and provides millions of players a peaceful escape during these unprecedented times. But ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Column, Social Networks, Entertainment, Finance, Tech, Nintendo, Alipay, Payments, Marc Jacobs, New Horizons, Forte, Gary Whitta, Animal Crossing

How to Predict 'Animal Crossing' Meteor Showers to the Second

One of the easiest things to predict in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the weather—and I’m not just talking about when it’s going to be a lovely sunny day on [your island name here]. With a brand-new data-mining hack, you’ll be able to know exactly when rainbows and the aurora borealis will appear—and even when…Read more...
Tags: Cheating, Lifehacks, Forecast, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Needs to Bring These Apps to Animal Crossing's Nook Phone Right Now

Animal Crossing: New Horizons may have outsold every other entry in the series and become the quarantine game du jour, but there’s always room for improvement. Because let’s face it, for every good design decision Nintendo makes, there are just as many questionable ones.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch, Animal Crossing s Nook Phone Right Now

R&D Roundup: Automated peach sniffers, orbital opportunity and AI accessibility

I see far more research articles than I could possibly write up. This column collects the most interesting of those papers and advances, along with notes on why they may prove important in the world of tech and startups. In this week’s roundup: a prototype electronic nose, AI-assisted accessibility, ocean monitoring, surveying of economic conditions through aerial imagery and more. Accessible speech via AI People with disabilities that affect their voice, hearing or motor function must use alt...
Tags: TC, Astronomy, Space, Science, Stanford, Tech, Mit, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Cambridge, Gps, New Horizons, Stanford University, Wolf, Anne, Market Analysis

'Looking at an Alien Sky': New Horizons Probe Sees Stars From a New View

Long-time Slashdot reader JoeRobe writes: and other outlets are reporting on new pictures of Wolf 359 and Proxima Centauri sent back from New Horizons. The images show clear parallax between the view from Earth and from the spacecraft 6.9 billion km away. In effect, New Horizons is looking up at a visually different star field than we are... NASA has even created stereoscopic pairs to get a 3D view. "It's fair to say that New Horizons is looking at an alien sky, unlike what we see fr...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Earth, Reddit, New Horizons, Wolf, Brian May, Stern, Proxima Centauri, New View, Alan Stern, JoeRobe, Earth New Horizons

NASA’s New Horizons Probe Is So Far Away It Now Sees Stars in Different Positions Than We Do

A NASA parallax experiment involving New Horizons shows the probe now sees some stars in slightly different positions than we do on Earth, revealing just how far the spacecraft is from home. Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Earth, Stars, New Horizons, Optics, Interstellar Parallax

How to share the love for sweet rewards during the Animal Crossing wedding event

Learn how to take part in the game's wedding event to set up an island or beach aisle and altar of your own
Tags: Gaming, Trends, New Horizons, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Animal Crossing Guides, Animal Crossing wedding

Investors say emerging multiverses are the future of entertainment

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of new technologies and cultural shifts that were already well underway. According to a clutch of heavy-hitting investors, this dynamic is particularly strong in gaming and extended reality. Unlike other segments of the startup and tech world, where valuations have been slashed, early-stage companies focused on building new games, gaming infrastructure and virtual or extended reality entertainment are having no trouble raising money. They’ve eve...
Tags: Social, Startups, TC, Gaming, Entertainment, Tech, Venture Capital, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, New Horizons, Epic Games, Social Media Platforms, Travis Scott, Scooter Braun, Marshmello, Phil Sanderson

Festivals in Central and Eastern Europe Face Tough Choices

While cinemas begin to re-open in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns in Central and Eastern Europe, the fallout from the pandemic continues to present tough choices for the chiefs of film festivals in the region and filmmakers. Film fests with large international contingents represent a rare window in which Western buyers might discover filmmakers from […]
Tags: News, Global, New Horizons, Eastern Europe, Thessaloniki, Coronavirus, Eastern Europe Face Tough Choices

As fashion has its metaverse moment, one app looks to bridge real and virtual worlds for sneakerheads

Fashion is having its moment in the metaverse. A riot of luxury labels, music, and games are vying for attention in the virtual world. And as physical events and the entertainment industry that depends on them shuts down, virtual things have come to epitomize the popular culture of the pandemic. It’s creating an environment where imagination and technical ability, not wealth, are the only barriers to accumulating the status symbols that only money and fame could buy. Whether it’s famous design...
Tags: TC, Fashion, La, Germany, Clothing, Los Angeles, Entrepreneur, Tech, Nike, Adidas, Designer, Kanye West, Culture, Justin Bieber, Nintendo, Air Force

How to unlock golden tools in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Unlocking each of them isn't a difficult task, but it will take a lot of persistence and hours of gameplay.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch, Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stops by strangers’ Animal Crossing islands

AOC spent Thursday evening tweeting about her experiences on the hit game
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, News, Trends, Social Media, Nintendo, New Horizons, Aoc, Animal Crossing, Nintendo Switch, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Animal Crossing news

How big of a deal is 'Animal Crossing'? It had the biggest launch of any Nintendo Switch game, including 'Mario' and 'Zelda.'

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console in March, the big winner in a month when video-game hardware and software sales spiked as millions were forced indoors because of the coronavirus pandemic. Sales of video-game hardware, software, accessories, and game cards topped $1.6 billion for March, according to The NPD Group's monthly report — "the highest reported spend for a March month since the $1.8 billion achieved in March 2008." Nintendo was the big winner: The Switch outsold the Pl...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Trends, Sony, Nintendo, Mario, Zelda, New Horizons, NPD Group, Nintendo Switch, Mat Piscatella, NPD In Nintendo

How to use photo mode in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The camera app gives players the ability to take incredible pictures of their creations. Here's how it works.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, How-to, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How to get the ladder in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Want to explore more of your island? It'll take a few days, but here's how to overcome those steep ledges.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, How-to, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Animal Crossing Guides

How to Get Famous Art in Animal Crossing Using the Getty Museum's Archive

One of the sweetest elements in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the ability to collect, donate, and display art and artifacts on your island and in your home. Now, players can access the Getty Museum’s open-access collection to add famous works of art to their virtual collections via NookLink.Read more...
Tags: Art, Gaming, Science, Museums, Nintendo, New Horizons, Getty Museum, Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing Forecasting Tool Just Might Help You Predict High Stalk Market Prices

If you want to score some bells and pay down your debts in Animal Crossing: New Horizons as quickly as possible without spending hours catching individual bugs and fish, one way to do it is by playing the highly volatile Stalk Market and hawking turnips at a premium. This typically involves either dumb luck,…Read more...
Tags: Games, Science, New Horizons, Animal Crossing, Stonks

Animal Crossing: New Horizons player masterfully recreates ‘Hyrule’ from The Legend of Zelda

The new Animal Crossing game, New Horizons, has been out just over two weeks, and players have already created works of art in it. The most impressive, by far, is the player who recreated Hyrule from A Link to the Past on their island. Reddit user VaynMaanen posted screenshots of his island to the Animal Crossing subreddit, where it quickly accrued the acclaim of his fellow players. One and all, they agreed that this was not only a great island, but that it must have taken quite a lot of time an...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Reddit, Zelda, New Horizons

Meet Nintendo developer Katsuya Eguchi, who created Animal Crossing after being inspired by the loneliness of moving to a new city, making it the perfect social distancing companion

Nintendo's newest game, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons," launched on March 20 and has already sold millions of copies and provided the perfect escape for those socially distancing themselves from loved ones amid the coronavirus pandemic. Katsuya Eguchi, a Japanese game designer, was inspired to create the series after feeling isolated when he moved away from home at age 21 to work at Nintendo headquarters in 1986. The game explores themes of family, friendship, and community. Eguchi, now a sen...
Tags: Trends, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Zelda, New Horizons, Kyoto, Eguchi, Katsuya Eguchi, Nintendo Life In, Gamasutra Eguchi, Nintendo Life Raised in Chiba Japan Eguchi

I just started playing the wildly popular game 'Animal Crossing' that has taken over the internet, and I'm convinced it's the perfect way to escape COVID-19 lockdown life

"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is the latest installment in Nintendo's popular life simulator franchise, and it's a much needed escape from everyday life. The game takes you away to a deserted island, where your top priorities are building a new home, making friends, and exploring. As people are staying home more than ever and socially distancing themselves from friends and loved ones, "Animal Crossing" provides a sense of simplicity, social connection, and routine.  Visit Business Insider's ...
Tags: Trends, United States, Nintendo, New Horizons, Tom, Animal Crossing, Tom Nook, Nook Miles

SpaceX's next Starlink volley remains stuck on Earth to glee of astronomers everywhere

Plus: Did NASA just accidentally give the game away? Roundup Cygnus flies, SpaceX stands down, Rocket Lab is going to the Moon and New Horizons drops a massive dump (of new data) in this week's roundup. A heck of a way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a view of Earth from really, really far away.…
Tags: Spacex, Nasa, Software, New Horizons, StarLink

Most distant object ever explored gives clues to how planets form

The distant Kuiper Belt object Arrokoth has supplied evidence of how the building blocks of planets formed.
Tags: News, Trends, New Horizons, Exoplanets, Planetary Formation, Emerging Tech, Space News, Arrokoth

Mysterious Object Beyond Pluto Could Help Explain How Our Solar System Formed

Nothing you encounter is truly “pristine.” Nearly every atom on our planet has been processed in some way, either by humans, the Sun, Earth’s core, or other influences. But on New Year’s Day 2019, the New Horizons mission flew past one of the most pristine objects in the solar system: Arrokoth, an object far beyond…Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, New Horizons, Sun Earth, Ultima Thule, Planet Formation, Mu69, Arrokoth

How a space snowman called Arrokoth is shedding new light on planetary origins

The space snowman that was the focus of a close encounter with NASA's New Horizons probe last year is helping scientists answer a cosmic question: How did the building blocks of the solar system get their start? "This is a game-changer," said Alan Stern, a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute and principal investigator for the New Horizons mission. Stern and other members of the New Horizons science team shared their latest findings about the snowman-shaped object now know...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Seattle, New Horizons, Stern, Alan Stern, American Association, Southwest Research Institute

Pluto has a beating heart of frozen nitrogen. Here’s why

The heart-shaped Tombaugh Regio region drives atmospheric winds through cycle of evaporation and condensation.
Tags: News, Trends, New Horizons, Pluto, Solar System, Emerging Tech, Space News, Tombaugh Regio

Here are all the juicy details on Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons launches for Switch on March 20, 2020. Here is what we know about the latest adventure sponsored by Tom Nook that takes you to a relaxing paradise.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, New Horizons, Switch, Animal Crossing, Tom Nook

Fresh Look at New Horizons Data Shows Pluto’s ‘Far Side’ in Unprecedented Detail

When New Horizons zipped past Pluto on July 14, 2015, the NASA spacecraft was only able to observe one side of the dwarf planet. Scientists have now reviewed data collected by New Horizons during its approach and as it traveled away, resulting in the most detailed analysis yet of Pluto’s elusive far side.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Space Exploration, New Horizons, Pluto, Planetary Science, New Horizons Data Shows Pluto