Trevor Noah makes powerful speech about the ‘common thread’ between police killings

[ad_1] Protests against police brutality have now passed their third weekend, and show no signs of slowing. But even as more and more people lend their support in real life as well as in digital campaigns, more people are dying. On Friday, 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks was shot twice in the back by Atlanta police at…

IoT solutions are enabling social distancing – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Tyler Cracraft Contributor Tyler Cracraft is an electronic engineer turned solution architect at Advantech who has more than a decade of experience working in the electronics technology industry. If you’re a business owner or investor and are wondering about the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the business world, you’re not alone. Today’s…

John Oliver dives into the shady uses of facial recognition

[ad_1] As protests against police brutality and systemic racism continue around the globe, there’s been a growing discussion around the importance of blurring images from these protests before posting them online. After all, as John Oliver points out in the Last Week Tonight video above, “there are currently serious concerns that facial recognition is being…

The new season of ‘Queer Eye’ is exactly what we needed – TechCrunch

[ad_1] With everything that’s going on in the world right now, it’s nice to know that we can rely on Netflix’s “Queer Eye” to continue tugging at our heartstrings. The latest season was filmed during what looks like a sweltering Philadelphia summer, before the COVID-19 pandemic. The basic “Queer Eye” formula hasn’t changed, with the…

Sarah Cooper debuts her new Trump vs. the bathroom TikTok on Fallon

[ad_1] Instead of throwing her remote at the TV to express her frustration with President Donald Trump, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper takes to TikTok to impersonate him. On Friday, Cooper appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to debut her new clip ‘How to Bathroom.’ Like with all of her Trump TikTok videos,…

TV cops break down how police dramas need to change

[ad_1] Cops on television have a duty. Yes, actors report to dressing rooms and not crime scenes — and sure, they stop protecting and serving the moment their directors yell “cut.” But for hundreds of millions of viewers around the globe, these “officers” are trusted guides to understanding American justice, which they roll out as…

‘The Last of Us,’ ‘Left Behind,’ and seeing yourself for the first time in games

[ad_1] This article contains spoilers for The Last of Us and some details about its DLC, Left Behind. Though my parents initially forbade me from playing video games as a little girl (for being generally violent or otherwise unladylike), I found ways to smuggle games into my life anyway. Whether it was through the N64…

WarnerMedia tries to simplify HBO branding by sunsetting HBO Go and renaming HBO Now – TechCrunch

[ad_1] WarnerMedia is hoping to make things simpler for anyone wondering whether to get HBO Max, HBO Go or HBO Now. Back in simpler times, there were only two HBO streaming apps — Go for cable subscribers, and Now for viewers who wanted a standalone streaming subscription. Then the company launched launched HBO Max last…