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Hyderabad's Charminar: The Complete Guide
History and Architecture Hyderabad developed over centuries of prosperous Islamic rule and the Charminar is a signature remnant of this glorious past. It was actually made to be the city's centerpiece when Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, shifted his capital to Hyderabad from nearby Golconda Fort.
What Is The Ship Of Theseus Philosophy?
Theseus, the legendary Greek hero owned a ship, which he kept in a harbour as a museum piece, and as years rolled by, the wooden parts began to rot and had to be replaced. Every time a piece of the ship needed replacing it was replaced with a metal part. This went on for a few years until eventually it was entirely made of metal.
Extraordinary revelations of NASA
This is an image of a little sun-powered fire, likewise called a fireball, apparent on the outside of the sun. Researchers don't know precisely what flare is, yet they accept that it is a nanoflare, a minuscule sparkle that assists with warming the sun's climate.
How Apple Photos Recognizes People in Private Photos Using Machine Learning
In a recent publication, Apple explained how they used machine learning to directly recognize people in private photos on your iPhones and iPads without having access to your images to train their algorithms.
New Player Joins The 'War Of The Bounty Hunters'
She is beauty. She is grace. No, we are not talking about Miss Congeniality here. We are talking about this bright, colorful, well-dressed lady who was somehow connected to Jabba the Hutt’s criminal organization. The canon War of the Bounty Hunters comic crossover event already introduced many new players in this interesting turn of events where the carbonite-frozen Han Solo was taken from Boba Fett on his way to Jabba the Hutt after the events of The Empire Strikes Back. As a bounty was put on Boba Fett for his failure to deliver more quickly, we were reintroduced to familiar faces in the business like Dengar, IG-88, 4-LOM, Zuckuss, and Bossk. In the one-shot comic issue War of the Bounty Hunters - Jabba the Hutt, we were introduced to a new bounty hunter: Deva Lompop.
Quiet Dreaming Pt.2
The voice was middle-aged, or perhaps only slightly older than Renard. To her, it sounded like a man’s voice, but she couldn’t be sure, it had no real characteristics other than the calmness of it. It wasn’t panicked, it wasn’t booming, it wasn’t angry, sad, or confused. It seemed, rather, to speak with the kind of grace that comes with an incredibly long life.
Quiet Dreaming Pt.1
“You sure this shit is legit?” a young female voice uttered, clasping a small plastic bag filled with several small crystals.
Vanessa Marshall Shares Thoughts On Potential Hera Syndulla Live-Action Role
So with everyone's favorite Twi’lek pilot Hera showing up again in The Bad Batch, people have gotten to thinking about whether or not she will show up anywhere else, such as any of the upcoming live-action Star Wars projects.
The Forgotten "Open-World" 'Star Wars' Game
For the last few years, many Star Wars have hoped and prayed for an open-world style game which allows them to roam freely across many of the planets we've been introduced to over the years. Recently, Ubisoft has said things about such a game, and we got fairly close with Jedi: Fallen Order. However, there was actually a closer interpretation of an open-world game long before these - Star Wars Galaxies.
The Best Moments We Had From Princess Leia
The late Carrie Fisher brought so much to the franchise and the fanbase. Her passing in 2016 was a tragic loss that weighed heavily on the hearts of fans the world over. Her character, Princess Leia, was among the most iconic women, not just in Star Wars, but in all of film history. Leia has certainly left her mark on all of us with her unique personality and a fair share of scene stealing moments. With that in mind, here are just a few of her most memorable moments.
How Artificial Intelligence Detects Faces?
You might’ve heard about face recognition and its different applications. A face recognition system can identify people in videos or static images to put it in simple terms. Many fields use the technology for surveillance and tracking people. Some countries are using face recognition systems more widely than others. But while you may hear about it more frequently now, the technology has been in existence for decades.
Why Dave Filoni Should NOT Run Lucasfilm
Dave Filoni is considered by many Star Wars fans to be George Lucas’s Padawan ever since he first appeared on the scene by the maker's side. Working on great works like The Clone Wars and Rebels, he has had his hand in many of the creative aspects within the Star Wars Universe. Most recently, he has been getting his own live action directing credits in The Mandalorian. He is beloved by many fans alike, so much so that many would want him to become the president of Lucasfilm either now or when Kathleen Kennedy decides to retire, thinking him the natural heir to the company. However, is that really such a good idea? What does it take to run a company, let alone run a franchise as large as Star Wars under the banner of the Disney corporation. Can a simple director become a president of a company? Many would argue yes because that is what happened to George Lucas. However, does that necessarily happen these days? Could Filoni continue to follow in his mentor's footsteps?