Humanity or geek-manity? Humanity topics include pieces on the real-life lives of geek advocates and influencors.
Napoleon Movie Review
Over a long and storied career, director Ridley Scott has been a regular presence in the historical genre. Between great attention to detail and engaging narratives, his films have achieved widespread acclaim. For his latest large-scale release, Scott takes on Napoleon Bonaparte, perhaps the most decorated and successful military master in human history. This monumental figure has been covered several times in film but rarely in a full chronicle. The 2023 release is capable enough, but it does stumble in the adaptation process.
Copyright Violation or Fair Use?
Years ago (2003-2019), President Zelenskyy of Ukraine was a successful comedian and co-founder of "Kvartal-95," an entertainment company and studio that produced numerous popular movies and TV shows, including Make A Comedian Laugh, a reality TV competition for standup comics.
ChatGPT: Transforming the Way We Interact with AI
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come a long way in revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. One remarkable advancement in this field is Chat GPT, a powerful chatbot developed by OpenAI. With its ability to understand and generate human-like responses, ChatGPT is transforming the way we communicate with AI systems. In this article, we will explore the capabilities of ChatGPT and how it is reshaping various aspects of our interactions with AI.
The Holdovers - A Movie Review
Do we get a choice on who we spend two weeks with? The Holdovers is a 2023 film. A cranky teacher, a troubled student, and a grieving cook remain on campus at a prep school over the holidays. As they constantly get on one another’s nerves, this time together helps them reflect.
Unraveling the Veil: Top 10 Conspiracies that Challenge Reality
Welcome to the intriguing world of conspiracy theories, where reality and speculation intertwine to create narratives that captivate the human imagination. In this comprehensive exploration, we will delve deeper into the top 10 conspiracy theories that have left an indelible mark on our collective consciousness. From the Flat Earth paradox to the mysterious reptilian overlords, join us on a journey through the enigmatic realms of secret plans, manipulation, and the unexplainable.
How ‘I Think You Should Leave’ Conveys The Autistic Experience
Last time, I wrote about how Tim Robinson’s sketch comedy series, I Think You Should Leave is deeper than you think because of its unique brand of absurdist humor and cringe metacommentary. There is no denying that the show excels in illustrating the awkwardness and intricacies of social situations. However, it unexpectedly resonates strongly with many people on the autism spectrum.
Let's talk about something we're going to visit a lot in the coming months. A broad topic, and in fact an entire genre of anime that may be popular, but is riddled with issues. I could honestly probably build a full regular blog off of everything here, but instead, we'll cover just a few aspects.
Self-Awareness: The Backbone of the MCU
Even as a fan of the Marvel Universe, sometimes it’s difficult not to feel as though we’re being completely inundated with new projects, movies and shows. Since the start of the pandemic alone, Marvel has released more than ten blockbuster movies — and that’s without even mentioning their burgeoning world of new TV shows. From Loki and Wandavision to Hawkeye and the increasingly notorious She Hulk: Attorney At Law, Marvel fans have had a lot to keep up with in recent months.
How Does Digital Video Consumption Contribute to the Global Carbon Footprint?
As video traffic flowing over public internet and corporate information technology (IT) networks explode at exponential rates, the technology community is coming to grips with the environmental implications of this resource-intensive category of traffic.
Anatomy of a Scene – ‘The NZT-48 Pill’
"Worth the risk?...What would you do?" How often have you thought about the possibility of taking one pill per each day that would maximize your brain’s full potential? With the movie ‘Limitless’ with Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro, this film poses the answer in the form of ‘NZT-48’, which can allow you to access everything you’ve read, heard, and learned without any true effort. This kind of wonder drug is purely fictional but many people in real life seek this kind of legal short cut nowadays whether it’s to focus, to lose weight, to improve memory, or to retain more information. In the film’s early scenes such as the one that introduce this magic pill’s effects, we get to see what kind of effects NZT-48 has on Eddie Moura, the main character.
Apple TV's Lessons In Chemistry
WARNING: SPOLIERS AHEAD! Warning: mention of sexual assault S1 E2: Her and Him Aired: October 13, 2023 TV-MA Warning: depiction of sexual assault In pursuit of a prestigious grant, Elizabeth and Calvin join forces in the lab. Their partnership yields unexpected results. -- quote from Apple TV +
Why do Managers Exist?
Earlier this year, a paper published by the NBER gained national attention. In essence, it revealed that many companies were classifying their minimum wage workers as managers, despite lacking any managerial responsibilities. This classification allowed companies to avoid paying overtime. Notable companies like Panera, Verizon, JPMorgan, Publix, Walmart, Facebook, Staples, Lowe's, McDonald's, KFC, and Pizza Hut were all implicated in this practice at some point.