Mac users can download macOS ‘High Sierra’ now at Apple’s App Store

Apple’s newest update to macOS is now available. While it’s not chock-full of fancy new features, there are a few updates worth mentioning. The first is to Photos, which looks stunning. The Apple-specific photo editor now pays more attention to, you know, editing, through a couple of key additions: the color dropper and a curves palette for pro-level fine adjustments. It also has smarter AI, a “Compare” feature to check edits side-by-side with the original, and more realistic filters. It’s not an overhaul, but the added functionality should keep you from needing a better photo editor for most edits. Safari is… This story continues at The Next Web Or just… Read More

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Chelsea Houska Slams Adam Lind AND Ryan Edwards!

When it comes to the prestigious title of “worst baby daddy in the Teen Mom franchise,” Adam Lind is pretty much the undisputed champion. Of course, that’s not to say he hasn’t had plenty of competition over the years. Take Ryan Edwards, for example. Adam might have a lock on the worst baby daddy title, but it was Ryan who engaged in the most shocking behavior ever captured by a Teen Mom camera crew. On last season’s Teen Mom: OG finale, Edwards drove to his own wedding while so high on prescription painkillers that he nodded off behind the wheel. Millions of Americans struggle with addiction, and they deserve our… Read More

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Denver Nuggets take a stand against social injustice, players say public protest is imminent

Add the Denver Nuggets to the list of teams taking a united and public stand against social injustice. Newly acquired power forward Paul Millsap isn’t sure what it will look like, but he’s confident a public protest by the Nuggets is imminent. He and guards Gary Harris and Jameer Nelson and coach Michael Malone planned to address the topic Monday night at the team’s annual dinner before training camp starts. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent speech in Huntsville, Ala., calling on NFL owners to fire players who protested the national anthem, more than 200 NFL players did just that Sunday, including 32 members of the Denver Broncos.… Read More

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Stack Overflow uses Microsoft AI tech to create a chat bot that assists software developers

A demonstration of Stack Overflow’s new chatbot, built using Microsoft’s AI technology. (GeekWire screenshot) Software developers stuck with a thorny programming problem now have a new option when browsing Stack Overflow: a chatbot built using Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology. Introduced during a session at Microsoft Ignite Monday morning, the chatbot lets developers ask questions about programming technology on Stack Overflow, a popular resource for developers looking for a little help. It was a joint project between Stack Overflow and Microsoft, and it relies on a few different aspects of Microsoft Cognitive Services and Microsoft Bot Framework, Stack Overflow said in a blog post. Stack Overflow already uses artificial intelligence to… Read More

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Report says California’s film production incentives yield increases in jobs, shows

The California Film Commission has released its annual report on how effective the state’s tax credit program has been at keeping film and television production in the state. Related Articles ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Transformers’ spinoff, latest in Santa Cruz filming history Late-night choppers part of ‘Bumblebee’ filming on Mare Island ‘Bumblebee’ film to transforms Vallejo into movie set Prequel to ‘Transformers’ movie starring Hailee Steinfeld being shot in Marin From East Bay to East Coast, almost 3,000 turn out for ‘13 Reasons Why’ casting call It’s been quite effective, according to the CFC’s executive director, Amy Lemisch, whose office administers the program. “I’m extremely pleased with the way it’s going,” Lemisch said.… Read More

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High in the trees inside Amazon’s Spheres, a unique meeting space called the ‘nest’ takes shape

The seasons outside may be showing signs of change in Seattle, but inside the Amazon Spheres, it’s growing season, and the plants and trees inside the unique structures are reaching for the sky like the glass office towers which loom overhead. A new series of images on the Spheres’ official Instagram account shows off a cool looking meeting space called the “nest,” which is inside the 7th Avenue glass dome, perched next to Rubi, a 55-foot-tall Ficus rubiginosa which is the biggest specimen in the project. Click through the gallery to view the giant, bird-nest-like wooden structure: Because the Spheres are intended as a gathering and working space for Amazon… Read More

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