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Baryshnibot: Ballerina Physicist Invents Ideal Dance Partner For Quarantine

A few weeks after the lockdown started back in March, Merritt Moore — who danced with ballet companies in Oslo, London and Boston before getting a Ph.D. in physics from Oxford — hit on the idea of using a robot as a partner for dance training while in isolation. So she ordered an industrial model and started programming it to do 15-second ballets with her for TikTok and Instagram. The pair has since racked up about 15 million views. (And yes, the machine’s name, which was crowdsourced, is Barys...
Tags: Art, Boston, Dance, Oxford, Oslo London, Merritt Moore, 11.18.20


Game learning brand Kahoot! lands $10 mln Series A

Kahoot!, a game-based learning platform, has secured $10 million in Series A financing round. The investors in this round included Microsoft Ventures, Creandum and Northzone. PRESS RELEASE Oslo, Norway, July 19, 2017 Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest growing learning brands, today announced that it has added $10 million of funding to its Series A financing round. This Series A extension funding round was led by new private investors from Norway, together with curre...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Norway, Oslo Norway, VC Deals, Oslo London, Kahoot, A. Kahoot, Microsoft Ventures Creandum, Eilert Hanoa Chairman of the Board, Erik Harrell


UK regulator suspends flights of Super Puma model that crashed in Norway

OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The British civil aviation authority said it was suspending flights of Airbus Super Puma helicopters of the same type that crashed off the west coast of Norway on Friday. "Following the accident, the UK CAA has issued an instruction to stop any commercial passenger flights by UK operators flying the Airbus EC225LP helicopter," a spokesman for the regulator said in an email. (Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Writing by Gwladys Fouche; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
Tags: UK, News, Caa, Norway, Reuters, Karolin Schaps, Gwladys Fouche, Oslo London, Airbus Super Puma


UK CAA suspends flights of Super Puma model that crashed in Norway

OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - The British civil aviation authority said it was suspending flights of Airbus Super Puma helicopters of the same type that crashed off the west coast of Norway on Friday. "Following the accident, the UK CAA has issued an instruction to stop any commercial passenger flights by UK operators flying the Airbus EC225LP helicopter," a spokesman for the regulator said in an email. (Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Writing by Gwladys Fouche; Editing by Andrew Heavens)
Tags: UK, News, Caa, Norway, Reuters, Karolin Schaps, Gwladys Fouche, Oslo London, Airbus Super Puma


Lush review – pithy indie chroniclers stage a confident comeback

Oslo, London After a 20-year break, Miki Berenyi and friends return fresh and inspired with new songs every bit as catchy and well crafted as their 90s hits This is Lush’s first show in almost 20 years, so the nerves are understandable. “I was shitting myself yesterday,” admits singer and guitarist Miki Berenyi, still swearing like a trooper. Really though, you wouldn’t know she’s spent most of the intervening period as a magazine subeditor rather than a hard-gigging frontwoman. It’s a crisp, co...
Tags: Music, Culture, Pop and rock, Indie, Lush, Miki Berenyi, Oslo London