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Mr. Soderbergh did acknowledge that there is only so much the producers can do.

“People’s decision-making process on whether to watch or not doesn’t seem to be connected to whether or not the show is fantastic or not,” he said, pointing to the strong critical response for this year’s Grammys, which notably featured a risqué performance by Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B.

The Oscars telecast, on the other hand, saw its ratings peak in 1998, when 57.2 million people tuned in to see the box office juggernaut “Titanic” sweep to best-picture victory. Since the turn of the century, the most highly rated year was 2004, when the academy honored another box office behemoth, “Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.”

Analysts point to a litany of challenges propelling the decline. Old broadcast networks like ABC are not as relevant, especially to young people. The ceremonies, even if kept to a relatively brisk three hours, are too long for contemporary attention spans. Last year’s Oscars ran three hours and 36 minutes (the equivalent of 864 videos on TikTok).

Why slog through the show when you can just watch snippets on Twitter and Instagram?

Moreover, the Oscars have become overly polished and predictable. “The Oscars used to be the only time when you got to see movie stars in your living room, and very frequently it was a hoot,” Ms. Basinger, the Hollywood historian, said. “Some seemed a little drunk. Some wore weird clothes. A few had hair hanging in their face.”

Increasingly, the ceremonies are less about entertainment honors and more about progressive politics, which inevitably annoys those in the audience who disagree. One recent producer of the Oscars, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss confidential metrics, said minute-by-minute post-show ratings analysis indicated that “vast swaths” of people turned off their televisions when celebrities started to opine on politics.

And there is simply awards show fatigue. There are at least 18 televised ceremonies each year, including the MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards, Tony Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards and Independent Spirit Awards.

With ratings expected to tumble for the coming telecast, ABC has been asking for $2 million for 30 seconds of advertising time, down about 13 percent from last year’s starting price. Some loyal advertisers (Verizon) are returning, but others (Ferrero chocolates) are not.

“We’re really not getting much advertiser interest,” said Michelle Chong, planning director at Atlanta-based agency Fitzco, “and it’s not something we’ve been pushing.”

Tiffany Hsu contributed reporting.

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30 Fresh Brush and Script Fonts For Designers http://inloop.in/2021/04/17/30-fresh-brush-and-script-fonts-for-designers/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/17/30-fresh-brush-and-script-fonts-for-designers/#respond Sat, 17 Apr 2021 18:52:58 +0000 https://graphicdesignjunction.com/?p=28824https://graphicdesignjunction.com/2021/04/brush-script-fonts/ Fresh hand-picked brush fonts and script fonts[1] based on the expression of real handwriting fonts[2] style that can give more artistic look to you design. Brush and script fonts will…

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Fresh hand-picked brush fonts and script fonts[1] based on the expression of real handwriting fonts[2] style that can give more artistic look to you design. Brush and script fonts will work perfectly for fashion, e-commerce brands, trend blogs, wedding boutiques or any business that wants to appear upscale and chic.

Brush fonts[3] will work perfectly for fashion, e-commerce brands, trend blogs, wedding boutiques or any business that wants to appear upscale and chic.

Script fonts[4] Suitable for Logo, badges, greeting cards, quotes, posters, branding, name card, stationary, design title, art quote, typography, art, modern envelope lettering or book design, happening style like hand-drawn design or watercolor design theme, or any purpose to make our art/design project look pretty and trendy.

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Brush and Script Fonts 2021

These professionally designed Brsuh Script fonts[5] can significantly improve your design by simply included them in the project you are working on. All fonts are comes with a different handy set of Opentype stylistic alternates, ornament, ligatures, multiple language support and extras. The modern and beautiful script font and brush fonts are suitable for feminine and beautiful designs, such as wedding invitations, love quotes, social media, etc.

Here is the Great List of 30 Fresh Brush and Script Fonts From 2021:

Sienthas Script Handwritten Font[6]

Font Download[7]

Callistro Brush Font[8]

Font Download[9]

The Mogaster – Monoline Script[10]

Font Download[11]

Goldshift Handwritten Brush Script[12]

Font Download[13]

Noctura Georgia – Font Duo Sans & Script[14]

Font Download[15]

Andina Calligraphy Script Font[16]

Font Download[17]

Herstond Chic Script Font[18]

Font Download[19]

Giverthy Script Calligraphy Font[20]

Font Download[21]

Baverley Astone – Signature Script Font[22]

Font Download[23]

Alulla Saffia Handwritten Script Font[24]

Alulla Saffia is a handwritten script font, With a clean, high contrast stroke and fun characters. It has Opentype features of ligatures, makes it a perfect choice for branding and digital designs. Use this font for logos, social media, websites, blogs, instagram, social media, business cards, branding, and more.

Font Download[25]

Mokalatte – Stylish Calligraphy[26]

Mokalatte – Stylish Script font with a natural handwritten feel. This handmade font will make your design has a beautiful natural touch for each details. It is perfect for any design project as Invitation,logo, book cover, craft or any design purposes. This font is PUA encoded which means you can access all of alternate glyphs and ligatures.

Font Download[27]

Amorflavor Script Font[28]

Amorflavor is a modern script font, With a clean stroke and fun character. It has Opentype features of ligatures, makes it a perfect choice for branding and digital designs. Use this font for logos, social media, websites, blogs, instagram, social media, business cards, branding, and more! Amorflavor script font support multilingual more than 100+ language. and good pair for your secondary text font with sans or serif. Make a stunning work with Amorflavor script font.

Font Download[29]

Surprise Spring Bouncy Script Font[30]

Font Download[31]

Hedgehog Hand Written Font[32]

Hedgehog has been carefully crafted and hand-created to add originality to your designs. This is a hand drawn, hand-lettered, handwriting script font created by ethical brand studio ‘Creative Wilderness’. Inspired by the quirky hedgehog personality this font will add playfulness, warmth, and delight to your designs.

Font Download[33]

Rhiledia Script Font[34]

Font Download[35]

Glofuts Handwritten Script Font[36]

Font Download[37]

Qiram Barara Script Font[38]

Qiram Barara font with new style, this font will perfect for many different project ex: quotes, logo, blog header, poster, banding, fashion, apparel, letter, invitation, stationery, etc.

Font Download[39]

Backstone – A Handwritten Script Fon[40]

Font Download[41]

Bevita – A Handwritten Script Font[42]

Bevita is a stylish and delicate script font. It has a clean, thin and smooth vibe and it will be a hit for any design that you want to add it to. This font is PUA encoded which means you can access all of the glyphs and swashes with ease.

Font Download[43]

Intima Politha Script Font[44]

Intima Politha is a lovely script font with stylistic set and alternates. Fall in love with its incredibly versatile style and use it to create spectacular designs.

Font Download[45]

Paper Tigers Script Font[46]

Font Download[47]

Babotta Clean Slanted Script Font[48]

Babotta is a calligraphic style script font. With clean stroke and fun character. It has Opentype features a couples of ligature to give you an extra creative work. Babotta signature support multilingual more than 100+ language. This font is good for logo design, Social media, Movie Titles, Books Titles, a short text even a long text letter and good for your secondary text font with sans or serif. Make a stunning work with Babotta script font.

Font Download[49]

Rattoney Bold Script Font[50]

Rattoney is a strong and bold script font. It is curved, rounded, and has an unique vintage style, that is perfect for branding. Add it to your most creative ideas and notice how it makes them come alive.

Font Download[51]

Fathony Script – Handwritten Font[52]

Fathony Script is a delicate, elegant and flowing handwritten font. It has beautiful and well balanced characters and as a result, it matches a wide pool of designs. Add it to your most creative ideas and notice how it makes them come alive.

Font Download[53]

Vaizonlly Bold Script Font[54]

Font Download[55]

Agatony Handwritten Font[56]

Agatony is a delicate, elegant and flowing handwritten font. It has beautiful and well balanced characters and as a result, it matches a wide pool of designs. Add it to your most creative ideas and notice how it makes them come alive.

Font Download[57]

Righttoast Beauty Script Font[58]

Righttoast is a modern script font. It’s a clean store with high contrast line. It readable in short text. Righttoast includes opentype features Ligatures. It support multilingual more than 100+ language. This font is good for logo design, Movie Titles, Books Titles and any awesome project you create. Make a stunning work with Righttoast script font.

Font Download[59]

Marriela Script Font[60]

Marriela – Fun Script font with a natural handwritten feel. This handmade font will make your design has a beautiful natural touch for each details. It is perfect for any design project as Invitation,logo, book cover, craft or any design purposes. This font is PUA encoded which means you can access all of alternate glyphs and ligatures.

Font Download[61]

Shaker Script Font[62]

Shaker is a neon style monoline Script. Shaker has Swash Alternates for every uppercarse and lowercase standard character and it’s equipped with Contextual Alternates that keep the flow and connections smooth. Shaker is great for headlines, packaging, neon sign or as a logotype or any display use.

Font Download[63]

Luxury Monoline Script Font[64]

Font Download[65]

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References

  1. ^ brush fonts and script fonts (graphicdesignjunction.com)
  2. ^ handwriting fonts (graphicdesignjunction.com)
  3. ^ Brush fonts (graphicdesignjunction.com)
  4. ^ Script fonts (graphicdesignjunction.com)
  5. ^ Brsuh Script fonts (graphicdesignjunction.com)
  6. ^ Sienthas Script Handwritten Font (creativemarket.com)
  7. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  8. ^ Callistro Brush Font (creativemarket.com)
  9. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  10. ^ The Mogaster – Monoline Script (creativemarket.com)
  11. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  12. ^ Goldshift Handwritten Brush Script (creativemarket.com)
  13. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  14. ^ Noctura Georgia – Font Duo Sans & Script (creativemarket.com)
  15. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  16. ^ Andina Calligraphy Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  17. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  18. ^ Herstond Chic Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  19. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  20. ^ Giverthy Script Calligraphy Font (creativemarket.com)
  21. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  22. ^ Baverley Astone – Signature Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  23. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  24. ^ Alulla Saffia Handwritten Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  25. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  26. ^ Mokalatte – Stylish Calligraphy (creativemarket.com)
  27. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  28. ^ Amorflavor Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  29. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  30. ^ Surprise Spring Bouncy Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  31. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  32. ^ Hedgehog Hand Written Font (creativemarket.com)
  33. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  34. ^ Rhiledia Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  35. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  36. ^ Glofuts Handwritten Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  37. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  38. ^ Qiram Barara Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  39. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  40. ^ Backstone – A Handwritten Script Fon (creativemarket.com)
  41. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  42. ^ Bevita – A Handwritten Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  43. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  44. ^ Intima Politha Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  45. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  46. ^ Paper Tigers Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  47. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  48. ^ Babotta Clean Slanted Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  49. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  50. ^ Rattoney Bold Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  51. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  52. ^ Fathony Script – Handwritten Font (creativemarket.com)
  53. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  54. ^ Vaizonlly Bold Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  55. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  56. ^ Agatony Handwritten Font (creativemarket.com)
  57. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  58. ^ Righttoast Beauty Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  59. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  60. ^ Marriela Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  61. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  62. ^ Shaker Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  63. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)
  64. ^ Luxury Monoline Script Font (creativemarket.com)
  65. ^ Font Download (creativemarket.com)

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100 Days Without Trump on Twitter: A Nation Scrolls More Calmly http://inloop.in/2021/04/17/100-days-without-trump-on-twitter-a-nation-scrolls-more-calmly/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/17/100-days-without-trump-on-twitter-a-nation-scrolls-more-calmly/#respond Sat, 17 Apr 2021 09:00:19 +0000 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/17/us/politics/trump-twitter.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/17/us/politics/trump-twitter.html But how significant is the noise? Many Republicans still seem to be hanging on Mr. Trump’s every word. But others say that without Twitter or indeed the presidency, his voice…

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But how significant is the noise? Many Republicans still seem to be hanging on Mr. Trump’s every word. But others say that without Twitter or indeed the presidency, his voice has been rendered nearly impotent, much the way Alpha, the terrifying Doberman pinscher in the movie “Up,” becomes ridiculous when his electronic voice malfunctions[1], forcing him to speak with the Mickey Mouse-like voice of someone who has inhaled too much helium.

“He’s not conducting himself in a logical, disciplined fashion in order to carry out a plan,” the anti-Trump Republican lawyer George Conway said of the former president. “Instead, he’s trying to yell as loudly as he can, but the problem is that he’s in the basement, and so it’s just like a mouse squeaking.”

Not everyone agrees, of course. Even some people who are no fans of Mr. Trump’s language say that the Twitter ban was plain censorship, depriving the country of an important political voice.

Ronald Johnson, a 63-year-old retailer from Wisconsin who voted for Mr. Trump in November, said that Twitter had, foolishly, turned itself into the villain in the fight.

“What it’s doing is making people be more sympathetic to the idea that here is somebody who is who is being abused by Big Tech,” Mr. Johnson said. Although he doesn’t miss the former president’s outrageous language, he said, it was a mistake to deprive his supporters of the chance to hear what he has to say.

And many Trump fans miss him desperately, in part because their identity is so closely tied to his.

Last month, a plaintive tweet[2] by Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, that bemoaned Mr. Trump’s absence from the platform was “liked” more than 66,000 times. It also inspired a return to the sort of brawl that Mr. Trump used to provoke on Twitter, as outraged anti-Trumpers waded in to inform Mr. Giuliani exactly what he could do with his opinion.

It is exactly that sort of thing — the punch-counterpunch between the right and left, the quick escalation (or devolution) into name-calling and outrage so often touched off by Mr. Trump — that caused Mr. Cavalli, a former sportswriter and associate athletic director at Stanford University, to leave Twitter right before the election. He had been spending an hour or two a day on the platform, often working himself up into a frenzy of posting sarcastic responses to the president’s tweets.

References

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  2. ^ plaintive tweet (twitter.com)

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SpaceX Wins NASA $2.9 Billion Contract to Build Moon Lander http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/spacex-wins-nasa-2-9-billion-contract-to-build-moon-lander/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/spacex-wins-nasa-2-9-billion-contract-to-build-moon-lander/#respond Fri, 16 Apr 2021 22:14:47 +0000 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/science/spacex-moon-nasa.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/science/spacex-moon-nasa.html Elon Musk’s private space company is developing a giant rocket called Starship[1] to one day take people to Mars. But first, it will drop off NASA astronauts at the moon.…

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Elon Musk’s private space company is developing a giant rocket called Starship[1] to one day take people to Mars.

But first, it will drop off NASA astronauts at the moon.

NASA announced on Friday that it had awarded a contract to SpaceX[2] for $2.9 billion to use Starship to take astronauts from lunar orbit to the surface of the moon.

The contract extends NASA’s trend of relying on private companies to ferry people[3], cargo and robotic explorers to space. But it also represents something of a triumph for Mr. Musk in the battle of space billionaires. One of the competitors for the NASA lunar contract was Blue Origin, created by Jeffrey P. Bezos of Amazon[4].

SpaceX now outshines Blue Origin and other rocket builders, emphasizing how it has become the highest-profile partner of NASA in its human spaceflight program.

When NASA achieves the goal of landing the next astronauts on the moon as part of its Artemis program — now promised by the Biden administration to include the first woman and the first person of color there — they are likely to be riding in a SpaceX vehicle.

“We are confident in NASA’s partnership with SpaceX to help us achieve the Artemis mission,” Lisa Watson-Morgan, the program manager at NASA overseeing development of the landers, said during a telephone news conference on Friday, “and look forward to continuing our work toward landing astronauts on the moon to prepare for the next giant leap towards Mars.”

News of the award was reported earlier in The Washington Post[5].

NASA last year awarded contracts to three companies for initial design work on landers that could carry humans to the lunar surface. In addition to SpaceX, NASA selected proposals from Dynetics, a defense contractor in Huntsville, Ala., and Mr. Bezos’ Blue Origin, which had joined in what it called the National Team with several traditional aerospace companies: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper.

The award is only for the first crewed landing, and SpaceX must first perform an uncrewed landing. “NASA is requiring a test flight to fully check out all systems with a landing on the lunar surface prior to our formal demonstration mission,” Ms. Watson-Morgan said.

NASA officials said Blue Origin, Dynetics and other companies would be able to bid for future moon landing missions.

Kathy Lueders, NASA’s associate administrator for human exploration and operations called it the “best strategy” for NASA at this point in time to award the contract to one company, “and then begin discussions with industry about how to further develop additional competition out there for a future services contract.”

President Biden is sustaining plans started under President Donald J. Trump to send astronauts back to the moon. But while Mr. Trump pledged a return by 2024, the schedule was not considered realistic[6] after Congress did not provide requested financing, and NASA is now re-evaluating the schedule.

The NASA Artemis program is expected to launch its first uncrewed trip either later this year or early next year, using a powerful rocket called the Space Launch System to propel the Orion capsule, where future astronauts will be sitting, on a trip to the moon and back. The booster stage of the rocket passed an important ground test last month[7].

For the spacecraft that would land astronauts on the moon, NASA had been expected to choose two of the three companies to move forward and build their landers, mirroring the approach the space agency has used for hiring companies to take cargo and now astronauts to the International Space Station. Two options provide competition that helps keep costs down, and provides a backup in case one of the systems encounters a setback[8].

NASA officials suggested that budget constraints — Congress in the current fiscal year appropriated only about one-fourth of the financing that had been requested for the development of the landers — shaped their decision.

“We believe this is doable within what we what we have and what we can expect in funding,” said Steve Jurczyk, the acting administrator of NASA.

In choosing just SpaceX, NASA officials also seem to be saying they believe that Mr. Musk’s company can deliver on an ambitious spacecraft design, one that is far larger and more capable than what NASA actually needs. Indeed, once Starship starts operations, it would raise questions why NASA needs the Space Launch System rocket at all[9].

Each launch of the Space Launch System is expected to cost more than $1 billion. Because Starship is designed to be fully reusable, its costs will be far cheaper.

The Artemis plans currently call for the astronauts to launch into orbit on top of a Space Launch System rocket. The upper stage of the rocket is to then propel the Orion capsule, where the astronauts will be sitting, toward the moon.

Unlike NASA’s Apollo moon missions in the 1960s and 1970s, the lander spacecraft is to be sent separately to lunar orbit. Orion is to dock with the lander, which will then head to the surface.

But Starship will dwarf Orion in size, making the architecture similar to sailing a yacht across the Atlantic Ocean and then switching to a cruise ship for the short ride into port.

Starship, in principle, can take astronauts all the way from Earth to the moon without as much of the elaborate choreography of docking. Starship will need to be refueled with methane and liquid oxygen in orbit.

A Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, has bought an around-the-moon flight on Starship[10]. That trip, which could occur as soon as 2023, would only pass by the moon and not land.

SpaceX has been launching a series of high-altitude tests of Starship prototypes at its site at the southern tip of Texas, not far outside Brownsville, to perfect how the spacecraft would return to Earth. SpaceX has made great progress with the maneuver of belly-flopping to slow its fall, but the tests so far have all ended explosively.

Mr. Musk recently pledged that the spacecraft would be ready to fly people to space by 2023[11], although he has a track record of overpromising and underdelivering on rocket development schedules.

Nevertheless, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has become the workhorse of American and international spaceflight with its reusable booster stage. The company has twice carried astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA[12], and it is scheduled to loft a third crew there on Thursday.

Numerous private satellite operators have relied on the company to carry their payloads to orbit. And another company, Astrobotic, announced this week that it had picked a larger SpaceX rocket, Falcon Heavy[13], to carry a NASA rover called VIPER[14] to the moon’s south pole to prospect for ice in the coming years.

On Friday, the Biden administration also announced the nomination of Pamela Melroy, a former astronaut, to become NASA’s deputy administrator. Last month, Bill Nelson, a former Florida senator, was nominated to be administrator[15].

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NASA has selected SpaceX’s Starship as the lander to take astronauts to the moon http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/nasa-has-selected-spacexs-starship-as-the-lander-to-take-astronauts-to-the-moon/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/nasa-has-selected-spacexs-starship-as-the-lander-to-take-astronauts-to-the-moon/#respond Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:13:17 +0000 https://www.technologyreview.com/?p=1023038https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/04/16/1023038/nasa-spacex-starship-lunar-lander-artemis/ Surprising selection: Last year, NASA awarded three different groups contracts to further develop their own proposals for lunar landers: $135 million to SpaceX, $253 million to defense company Dynetics (which…

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Surprising selection: Last year, NASA awarded three different groups contracts to further develop their own proposals for lunar landers: $135 million to SpaceX, $253 million to defense company Dynetics (which was working with Sierra Nevada Corporation[1]), and $579 million to a four-company team led by Blue Origin[2] (working with Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Draper). 

SpaceX didn’t just receive the least amount of money—its proposal also earned the worst technical and management ratings. NASA’s associate administrator (now acting administrator) Steve Jurczyk wrote (pdf)[3] that Starship’s propulsion system was “notably complex and comprised of likewise complex individual subsystems that have yet to be developed, tested, and certified with very little schedule margin to accommodate delays.” The uncertainties were only exacerbated by SpaceX’s notoriously poor track record with meeting deadlines.

What changed: Since then, SpaceX has gone through a number of different flight tests of several full-scale Starship prototypes, including a 10-kilometer high-altitude flight and safe landing in March[4]. (It also exploded a few times.) According to the Washington Post, documents suggest NASA was enamored with Starship’s ability to ferry a lot of cargo to the moon (up to 100 tons), not to mention its $2.9 billion bid for the contract, which was far lower than its rivals’. 

“This innovative human landing system will be a hallmark in spaceflight history,” says Lisa Watson-Morgan, NASA’s program manager for the lunar lander system. “We’re confident in NASA’s partnership with SpaceX.”

What this means: For SpaceX’s rivals, it’s a devastating blow—especially to Blue Origin. The company, founded by Jeff Bezos, had unveiled its Blue Moon lander concept in 2019 and has publicly campaigned for NASA to select it[5] for future lunar missions. Blue Moon was arguably the most well-developed of the three proposals when NASA awarded its first round of contracts.

For SpaceX, it’s a big vote of confidence in Starship as a crucial piece of technology for the next generation of space exploration. It comes less than a year after the company’s Crew Dragon vehicle was certified as the only American spacecraft capable of taking NASA astronauts to space[6]. And it seems to confirm that the SpaceX is now NASA’s biggest private partner, supplanting veteran firms like Northrop Grumman and shunting newer ones like Blue Origin further to the sidelines. However, there’s at least one major hurdle: Starship needs to launch using a Super Heavy rocket—a design that SpaceX has yet to fly.

For NASA, the biggest implication is that SpaceX’s vehicles will only continue to play a bigger role for Artemis, the lunar exploration program being touted as the successor to Apollo. Former president Donald Trump’s directive for NASA to return astronauts to the moon by 2024 was never actually going to be realized, but the selection of a single human lander concept suggests NASA may not miss that deadline by much. The first Artemis missions will use Orion, and the long-delayed Space Launch System rocket is expected to be ready soon[7][8]

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This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.[1]

When we get caught up in heated arguments with our neighbors on Facebook or in politically charged YouTube videos, why are we doing that? That’s the question that my colleague Cade Metz[2] wants us to ask ourselves and the companies behind our favorite apps.

Cade’s most recent article[3] is about Caolan Robertson, a filmmaker who for more than two years helped make videos with far-right YouTube personalities that he says were intentionally provocative and confrontational — and often deceptively edited.

Cade’s reporting is an opportunity to ask ourselves hard questions: Do the rewards of internet attention encourage people to post the most incendiary material? How much should we trust what we see online? And are we inclined to seek out ideas that stoke our anger?

Shira: How much blame does YouTube deserve for people like Robertson making videos that emphasized conflict and social divisions — and in some cases were manipulated?

Cade: It’s tricky. In many cases these videos became popular because they confirmed some people’s prejudices against immigrants or Muslims.

But Caolan and the YouTube personalities he worked with also learned how to play up or invent conflict. They could see that those kinds of videos got them attention on YouTube and other websites. And YouTube’s automated recommendations[4] sent a lot of people to those videos, too, encouraging Caolan to do more of the same.

One of Facebook’s executives recently wrote[5], in part, that his company mostly isn’t to blame for pushing people to provocative and polarizing material. That it’s just what people want. What do you think?

There are all sorts of things that amplify our inclination for what is sensational or outrageous, including talk radio, cable television and social media. But it’s irresponsible for anyone to say that’s just how some people are. We all have a role to play in not stoking the worst of human nature, and that includes the companies behind the apps and websites where we spend our time.

I’ve been thinking about this a lot in my reporting about artificial intelligence technologies[6]. People try to distinguish between what people do and what computers do, as though they are completely separate. They’re not. Humans decide what computers do[7], and humans use computers in ways that alter what they do. That’s one reason I wanted to write about Caolan. He is taking us behind the curtain to see the forces — both of human nature and tech design — that influence what we do and how we think.

What should we do about this?

I think the most important thing is to think about what we’re really watching and doing online. Where I get scared is thinking about emerging technologies including deepfakes[8] that will be able to generate forged, misleading or outrageous material on a much larger scale than people like Caolan ever could. It’s going to get even harder to know what’s real[9] and what’s not.

Isn’t it also dangerous if we learn to mistrust anything that we see?

Yes. Some people in technology believe that the real risk of deepfakes is people learning to disbelieve everything — even what is real.

How does Robertson feel about making YouTube videos that he now believes polarized and misled people?

On some level he regrets what he did, or at the very least wants to distance himself from that. But he’s essentially now using the tactics that he deployed to make right-wing videos to make left-wing videos. He’s doing the same thing on one political side that he used to do on the other.


References

  1. ^ sign up here (www.nytimes.com)
  2. ^ Cade Metz (www.nytimes.com)
  3. ^ most recent article (www.nytimes.com)
  4. ^ automated recommendations (www.nytimes.com)
  5. ^ wrote (nickclegg.medium.com)
  6. ^ my reporting about artificial intelligence technologies (www.nytimes.com)
  7. ^ Humans decide what computers do (www.nytimes.com)
  8. ^ deepfakes (www.nytimes.com)
  9. ^ harder to know what’s real (www.nytimes.com)

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Why Amazon’s Workers Sided With the Company Over a Union http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/why-amazons-workers-sided-with-the-company-over-a-union/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/why-amazons-workers-sided-with-the-company-over-a-union/#respond Fri, 16 Apr 2021 15:35:10 +0000 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/technology/amazon-workers-against-union.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/technology/amazon-workers-against-union.html When Graham Brooks received his ballot in early February, asking whether he wanted to form a union at the Amazon warehouse in Alabama where he works, he did not hesitate.…

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When Graham Brooks received his ballot in early February, asking whether he wanted to form a union at the Amazon warehouse in Alabama where he works, he did not hesitate. He marked the NO box, and mailed the ballot in.

After almost six years of working at nearby newspapers, Mr. Brooks, 29, makes about $1.55 more an hour at Amazon, and is optimistic he can move up.

“I personally didn’t see the need for a union,” he said. “If I was being treated differently, I may have voted differently.”

Mr. Brooks is one of almost 1,800 employees who handed Amazon a runaway victory in the company’s hardest-fought battle to keep unions out of its warehouses. The result — announced last week, with 738 workers voting to form a union — dealt a crushing blow to labor and Democrats when conditions appeared ripe for them to make advances.

For some workers at the warehouse, like Mr. Brooks, the minimum wage of $15 an hour is more than they made in previous jobs and provided a powerful incentive to side with the company. Amazon’s health insurance, which kicks in on the first day of employment, also encouraged loyalty, workers said.

Carla Johnson, 44, said she had learned she had brain cancer just a few months after starting work last year at the warehouse, which is in Bessemer, Ala. Amazon’s health care covered her treatment.

“I was able to come in Day 1 with benefits, and that could have possibly made the difference in life or death,” Ms. Johnson said at a press event that Amazon organized after the vote.

Patricia Rivera, who worked at the Bessemer warehouse from September until January, said many of her co-workers in their 20s or younger had opposed the union because they felt pressured by Amazon’s anti-union campaign and felt that the wages and benefits were solid.

“For a younger person, it’s the most money they ever made,” said Ms. Rivera, who would have voted in favor of the union had she stayed. “I give them credit. They start you out and you get insurance right away.”

Ms. Rivera left Amazon because she felt she wasn’t adequately compensated for time she had to take off while quarantining after exposure to Covid-19 at work, she said.

Amazon, in a statement after the election, said, “We’re not perfect, but we’re proud of our team and what we offer, and will keep working to get better every day.”

Other workers said in interviews that they or their co-workers did not trust unions or had confidence in Amazon’s anti-union message that the workers could change the company from within. Often, in explaining their position, they echoed the arguments that Amazon had made in mandatory meetings, where it stressed its pay, raised doubts about what a union could guarantee and said benefits could be reduced if workers unionized.

When a union representative called her about the vote, Ms. Johnson said, he couldn’t answer a pointed question about what the union could promise to deliver.

“He hung up on me,” she said. “If you try to sell me something, I need you to be able to sell that product.”

Danny Eafford, 59, said he had taken every opportunity to tell co-workers at the warehouse that he strongly opposed the union, arguing that it wouldn’t improve their situation. He said he had told colleagues about how a union let him down when he lost a job years ago at the Postal Service.

His job, which involves ordering cardboard, tape and other supplies, did not make him eligible to cast a ballot. But when the company offered “VOTE NO” pins, he gladly put one on his safety vest.

“The union’s job is not to keep you — it is to keep everybody,” he said he had told colleagues. “If you are looking for the individual help, it will not be there.”

J.C. Thompson, 43, said he believed a commitment by management to improve the workplace over the next 100 days, a promise made during the company’s campaign. He had joined other anti-union workers in pushing Amazon to better train employees and to educate managers on anti-bias techniques.

“We’re going to do everything that we can to address those issues,” Mr. Thompson said. He appeared with Ms. Johnson at the Amazon event.

Pastor George Matthews of New Life Interfaith Ministries said numerous members of his congregation worked at the warehouse, just a few miles away, and had expressed gratitude for the job. But he was still surprised and disappointed that more did not vote to unionize, even in the traditionally anti-union South, given how hard they described the work.

In talking with congregants, Mr. Matthews said, he has come to believe that workers were too scared to push for more and risk what they have.

“You don’t want to turn over the proverbial apple cart because those apples are sweet — larger than the apples I had before — so you don’t mess with it,” he said.

With its mandatory meetings and constant messaging, Amazon used its advantages to run a more successful campaign than the union, said Alex Colvin, dean of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

“We know campaigns change positions,” he said.

Stuart Appelbaum, the president of the retail workers union that led the organizing effort, cited several factors to explain the loss beyond Amazon’s anti-union efforts.

He pointed to the high rate of turnover among employees, estimating that up to 25 percent of Amazon workers who would have been eligible to vote in early January had left by the end of voting in late March — potentially more than the company’s entire margin of victory. Mr. Appelbaum surmised that people who had left would have been more likely to support the union because they were typically less satisfied with their jobs.

Mr. Brooks said that on the previous Friday, he saw eight or 10 new faces in the area where he worked.

“I was told they were Day 3 employees,” he said, “and I noticed a few more today.”

Many of the workers at the warehouse have complaints about Amazon, wanting shorter hours or less obtrusive monitoring of their production. Mr. Brooks and others said they wished their 10-hour shift had a break period longer than 30 minutes because in the vast warehouse, they can spend almost half their break just walking to and from the lunchroom.

Turnout for the vote was low, at only about half of all eligible workers, suggesting that neither Amazon nor the union had overwhelming support.

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, said Thursday in his annual letter[1] to investors that the outcome in Bessemer did not bring him “comfort.”

“It’s clear to me that we need a better vision for how we create value for employees — a vision for their success,” he wrote.

Michael Corkery contributed reporting.

References

  1. ^ annual letter (www.sec.gov)

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Geoffrey Hinton has a hunch about what’s next for AI http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/geoffrey-hinton-has-a-hunch-about-whats-next-for-ai/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/geoffrey-hinton-has-a-hunch-about-whats-next-for-ai/#respond Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:00:00 +0000 https://www.technologyreview.com/?p=1021871https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/04/16/1021871/geoffrey-hinton-glom-godfather-ai-neural-networks/ Deep learning set off the latest AI revolution, transforming computer vision and the field as a whole. Hinton believes deep learning should be almost all that’s needed[1] to fully replicate…

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Deep learning set off the latest AI revolution, transforming computer vision and the field as a whole. Hinton believes deep learning should be almost all that’s needed[1] to fully replicate human intelligence.

But despite rapid progress, there are still major challenges. Expose a neural net to an unfamiliar data set or a foreign environment, and it reveals itself to be brittle and inflexible. Self-driving cars and essay-writing language generators impress, but things can go awry. AI visual systems can be easily confused: a coffee mug recognized from the side would be an unknown from above if the system had not been trained on that view; and with the manipulation of a few pixels, a panda can be mistaken for an ostrich, or even a school bus.

GLOM addresses two of the most difficult problems for visual perception systems: understanding a whole scene in terms of objects and their natural parts; and recognizing objects when seen from a new viewpoint.(GLOM’s focus is on vision, but Hinton expects the idea could be applied to language as well.)

An object such as Hinton’s face, for instance, is made up of his lively if dog-tired eyes (too many people asking questions; too little sleep), his mouth and ears, and a prominent nose, all topped by a not-too-untidy tousle of mostly gray. And given his nose, he is easily recognized even on first sight in profile view.

Both of these factors—the part-whole relationship and the viewpoint—are, from Hinton’s perspective, crucial to how humans do vision. “If GLOM ever works,” he says, “it’s going to do perception in a way that’s much more human-like than current neural nets.”

Grouping parts into wholes, however, can be a hard problem for computers, since parts are sometimes ambiguous. A circle could be an eye, or a doughnut, or a wheel. As Hinton explains it, the first generation of AI vision systems tried to recognize objects by relying mostly on the geometry of the part-whole-relationship—the spatial orientation among the parts and between the parts and the whole. The second generation instead relied mostly on deep learning—letting the neural net train on large amounts of data. With GLOM, Hinton combines the best aspects of both approaches.

“There’s a certain intellectual humility that I like about it,” says Gary Marcus, founder and CEO of Robust.AI and a well-known critic of the heavy reliance on deep learning. Marcus admires Hinton’s willingness to challenge something that brought him fame, to admit it’s not quite working. “It’s brave,” he says. “And it’s a great corrective to say, ‘I’m trying to think outside the box.’”

The GLOM architecture

In crafting GLOM[2], Hinton tried to model some of the mental shortcuts—intuitive strategies, or heuristics—that people use in making sense of the world. “GLOM, and indeed much of Geoff’s work, is about looking at heuristics that people seem to have, building neural nets that could themselves have those heuristics, and then showing that the nets do better at vision as a result,” says Nick Frosst, a computer scientist at a language startup in Toronto who worked with Hinton at Google Brain.

With visual perception, one strategy is to parse parts of an object—such as different facial features—and thereby understand the whole. If you see a certain nose, you might recognize it as part of Hinton’s face; it’s a part-whole hierarchy. To build a better vision system, Hinton says, “I have a strong intuition that we need to use part-whole hierarchies.” Human brains understand this part-whole composition by creating what’s called a “parse tree”—a branching diagram demonstrating the hierarchical relationship between the whole, its parts and subparts. The face itself is at the top of the tree, and the component eyes, nose, ears, and mouth form the branches below.

One of Hinton’s main goals with GLOM is to replicate the parse tree in a neural net—this would distinguish it from neural nets that came before. For technical reasons, it’s hard to do. “It’s difficult because each individual image would be parsed by a person into a unique parse tree, so we would want a neural net to do the same,” says Frosst. “It’s hard to get something with a static architecture—a neural net—to take on a new structure—a parse tree—for each new image it sees.” Hinton has made various attempts. GLOM is a major revision of his previous attempt in 2017, combined with other related advances in the field.

“I’m part of a nose!”

GLOM vector

Hinton face grid

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A generalized way of thinking about the GLOM architecture is as follows: The image of interest (say, a photograph of Hinton’s face) is divided into a grid. Each region of the grid is a “location” on the image—one location might contain the iris of an eye, while another might contain the tip of his nose. For each location in the net there are about five layers, or levels. And level by level, the system makes a prediction, with a vector representing the content or information. At a level near the bottom, the vector representing the tip-of-the-nose location might predict: “I’m part of a nose!” And at the next level up, in building a more coherent representation of what it’s seeing, the vector might predict: “I’m part of a face at side-angle view!”

But then the question is, do neighboring vectors at the same level agree? When in agreement, vectors point in the same direction, toward the same conclusion: “Yes, we both belong to the same nose.” Or further up the parse tree. “Yes, we both belong to the same face.”

Seeking consensus about the nature of an object—about what precisely the object is, ultimately—GLOM’s vectors iteratively, location-by-location and layer-upon-layer, average with neighbouring vectors beside, as well as predicted vectors from levels above and below.

However, the net doesn’t “willy-nilly average” with just anything nearby, says Hinton. It averages selectively, with neighboring predictions that display similarities. “This is kind of well-known in America, this is called an echo chamber,” he says. “What you do is you only accept opinions from people who already agree with you; and then what happens is that you get an echo chamber where a whole bunch of people have exactly the same opinion. GLOM actually uses that in a constructive way.” The analogous phenomenon in Hinton’s system is those “islands of agreement.”

“Geoff is a highly unusual thinker…”

Sue Becker

“Imagine a bunch of people in a room, shouting slight variations of the same idea,” says Frosst—or imagine those people as vectors pointing in slight variations of the same direction. “They would, after a while, converge on the one idea, and they would all feel it stronger, because they had it confirmed by the other people around them.” That’s how GLOM’s vectors reinforce and amplify their collective predictions about an image.

GLOM uses these islands of agreeing vectors to accomplish the trick of representing a parse tree in a neural net. Whereas some recent neural nets use agreement among vectors for activation, GLOM uses agreement for representation—building up representations of things within the net. For instance, when several vectors agree that they all represent part of the nose, their small cluster of agreement collectively represents the nose in the net’s parse tree for the face. Another smallish cluster of agreeing vectors might represent the mouth in the parse tree; and the big cluster at the top of the tree would represent the emergent conclusion that the image as a whole is Hinton’s face. “The way the parse tree is represented here,” Hinton explains, “is that at the object level you have a big island; the parts of the object are smaller islands; the subparts are even smaller islands, and so on.”

Figure 2 from Hinton’s GLOM paper. The islands of identical vectors (arrows of the same color) at the various levels represent a parse tree.

GEOFFREY HINTON

According to Hinton’s long-time friend and collaborator Yoshua Bengio, a computer scientist at the University of Montreal, if GLOM manages to solve the engineering challenge of representing a parse tree in a neural net, it would be a feat—it would be important for making neural nets work properly. “Geoff has produced amazingly powerful intuitions many times in his career, many of which have proven right,” Bengio says. “Hence, I pay attention to them, especially when he feels as strongly about them as he does about GLOM.”

The strength of Hinton’s conviction is rooted not only in the echo chamber analogy, but also in mathematical and biological analogies that inspired and justified some of the design decisions in GLOM’s novel engineering.

“Geoff is a highly unusual thinker in that he is able to draw upon complex mathematical concepts and integrate them with biological constraints to develop theories,” says Sue Becker, a former student of Hinton’s, now a computational cognitive neuroscientist at McMaster University. “Researchers who are more narrowly focused on either the mathematical theory or the neurobiology are much less likely to solve the infinitely compelling puzzle of how both machines and humans might learn and think.”

Turning philosophy into engineering

So far, Hinton’s new idea has been well received, especially in some of the world’s greatest echo chambers. “On Twitter, I got a lot of likes,” he says. And a YouTube[3] tutorial laid claim to the term “MeGLOMania.”

Hinton is the first to admit that at present GLOM is little more than philosophical musing (he spent a year as a philosophy undergrad before switching to experimental psychology). “If an idea sounds good in philosophy, it is good,” he says. “How would you ever have a philosophical idea that just sounds like rubbish, but actually turns out to be true? That wouldn’t pass as a philosophical idea.” Science, by comparison, is “full of things that sound like complete rubbish” but turn out to work remarkably well—for example, neural nets, he says.

GLOM is designed to sound philosophically plausible. But will it work?

References

  1. ^ deep learning should be almost all that’s needed (www.technologyreview.com)
  2. ^ crafting GLOM (www.nsf.gov)
  3. ^ YouTube (www.youtube.com)

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35 Cute Cats, Birds, and Botanicals Illustrations for Premium Members http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/35-cute-cats-birds-and-botanicals-illustrations-for-premium-members/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/16/35-cute-cats-birds-and-botanicals-illustrations-for-premium-members/#respond Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:00:47 +0000 https://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/?p=11392https://blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/premium/35-cute-cats-birds-and-botanicals-illustrations-for-premium-members Access All Areas[1] members have a wonderful collection of illustrations to download this week, courtesy of Pretty Little Lines[2]. This handcrafted pack of illustrated graphics features the most adorable drawings…

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Access All Areas[1] members have a wonderful collection of illustrations to download this week, courtesy of Pretty Little Lines[2]. This handcrafted pack of illustrated graphics features the most adorable drawings of cat characters, along with complementary birds, flowers, and wreaths to compose sweet designs for greetings cards, invitations, wedding stationery, and much more!

Pretty Little Lines

Pretty Little Lines[3] is the home of Kris Lauren, an illustrator who loves to create handmade graphic goods. Her product collection includes all kinds of useful clipart graphics and illustration toolkits, providing you with a range of assets to make elegant designs. Get a goodie bag[4] of 9 products completely FREE by signing up to the Pretty Little Lines newsletter!

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This comprehensive illustration pack contains a variety of cute and elegant assets, including 8 clothed cat characters, 4 patchy birdies (+4 bird houses), 6 pre-made wreaths, 10 elegant floral graphics, and a small assortment of extras. All assets are provided as high-res PNG files, making them compatible with all kinds of creative software!

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References

  1. ^ Access All Areas (blog.spoongraphics.co.uk)
  2. ^ Pretty Little Lines (prettylittlelines.com)
  3. ^ Pretty Little Lines (prettylittlelines.com)
  4. ^ goodie bag (prettylittlelines.com)
  5. ^ Find out more about Pretty Little Lines (prettylittlelines.com)
  6. ^ Access This Download (blog.spoongraphics.co.uk)

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27 Professional PowerPoint Presentation Templates http://inloop.in/2021/04/15/27-professional-powerpoint-presentation-templates/ http://inloop.in/2021/04/15/27-professional-powerpoint-presentation-templates/#respond Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:24:03 +0000 https://graphicdesignjunction.com/?p=28701https://graphicdesignjunction.com/2021/04/powerpoint-templates/ An elegant, fashionable & versatile PowerPoint presentation templates. Minimalist presentation templates for eye catching and professional work presentation. PowerPoint templates[1] are multipurpose templates that can be used for any type of…

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An elegant, fashionable & versatile PowerPoint presentation templates. Minimalist presentation templates for eye catching and professional work presentation. PowerPoint templates[1] are multipurpose templates that can be used for any type of business presentation. Modern template design that includes creative photo layouts[2], infographics, tables, vector icons, maps, diagrams and tons of great features to show your work and your company profile on another level. All PowerPoint templates are great for corporate presentations[3], business pitches and student projects. Includes everything you see except for the photo on the cover and people portraits. Click on the images and scroll down to see all slides.

Every keynote template is unique and not just repetitive layout. Just use Keynote you can create gorgeous brand guidelines for your brand, it’s perfect for digital brand[4] guidelines, marketing kit or for brand presentation.

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