Il Papa e le chiese senza più fedeli. “Vendiamole per aiutare i poveri”

Città del Vaticano, 30 novembre 2018 – Un rassegnato ma realista cardinale Ravasi, ministro vaticano della Cultura, osservava ieri al convegno sulla dismissione dei beni ecclesiastici che bisogna rendersi conto ormai che il cattolicesimo in Occidente è … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews

 Why a Hacker Exploited Printers to Make PewDiePie Propaganda

By now, you’ve probably heard of PewDiePie, a Swedish comedian and video game commentator who has been the most followed creator on YouTube for years. But you might not be as familiar with T-Series, an almost equally popular Indian media company. For months, T-Series and PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, have been dueling … Read more

Facebook and MIT tap AI to give addresses to people without them

According to a paper published by the researchers earlier this month, the team trained a deep-learning algorithm to scan satellite images and identify pixels that contain roads. Another algorithm took those pixels and stitched them together into a network of roads which could then be analyzed and split into quadrants. Once everything is laid out, … Read more

Facebook adds free TV shows Buffy, Angel, Firefly to redefine Watch

Facebook hasn’t had a hit show yet for its long-form video hub Watch, so it’s got a new plan: digging up some deceased cult favorites from television. First up, Facebook is making all episodes of Joss Whedon’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly free on Facebook Watch. There’ll be simultaneous viewing Watch Parties where … Read more

Project Stream: Everything we know about Google’s game streaming service

Imagine your friend invests in a new GPU to upgrade their already expensive gaming PC so they can play the latest blockbuster video game. Now imagine you open the Chrome browser, and then open a new tab to play the very same video game. While your friends computer kicks into high gear, fans blistering, your … Read more

E Ink debuts a new electronic drawing technology

E Ink — a name synonymous with e-reader screens — just debuted a new writing Display technology called JustWrite. The tech offers the company’s familiar monochrome aesthetic — albeit in negative this time, with white on black. The key here, as with most of E Ink’s technology is minimal power consumption and low cost, the … Read more

A Quiet War Rages Over Who Can Make Money Online

Over the past year, two popular forums for men who identify as involuntary celibates, or incels, have been banned by Reddit and a domain registrar in response to members’ history of toxic misogyny and celebrating violence against women. Now some of these men are trying to turn the tables. Members of the incel community—including the … Read more

Foggia, vasta operazione anti-mafia: trenta arresti

30 novembre 2018 Sono trenta le persone, tutte già note alle forze di polizia, che questa mattina sono state raggiunte da misure restrittive eseguite da parte di Polizia e Carabinieri in una importante operazione antimafia a Foggia. Sono tutti presunti … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #thisisnews