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10Feb/24

The rise of African prophets: the unchecked power of the leaders of Pentecostal churches

Josiah Taru, Rice University

Over the last 20 years there’s been an unprecedented increase in charismatic Pentecostal prophets – or men of God as they’re called in Pentecostal parlance. Across Africa their unchecked influence has spread into social, economic and political institutions.

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09Feb/24

Orca Scan launches three-step solution to connect millions of retail products to the internet

Cambridge-based software company Orca Scan has partnered with GS1 UK, the UK arm of the global not-for-profit association that sets and maintains standards for barcodes, to help brands upgrade traditional barcodes on their product packaging to the next generation of GS1 Digital Link QR codes. Read more

09Feb/24

Ax-3 Astronauts Splashdown, Completing First All-European Commercial Astronaut Mission to ISS

After undocking from the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, Feb. 7, the Axiom Mission 3 (Ax-3) crew safely splashed down off the coast of Florida aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 8:30 a.m. ET on Feb. 9, 2024. The Ax-3 crew’s return officially concludes the first all-European commercial astronaut mission and Axiom Space’s third crewed mission to the ISS. Read more

07Feb/24

The emotion recognition and sentiment analysis software market to grow by USD 797.17 million from 2023 to 2028; North America accounts for 44% of market growth – Technavio

The emotion recognition and sentiment analysis software market size is estimated to grow by USD 797.17 million from 2023 to 2028, according to Technavio. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 14.15% during the forecast period. Continue reading

07Feb/24

Creative Works London Showcases AI Prowess with Guns N’ Roses’ Latest Music Video “The General”

Creative Works London, a cutting-edge design studio known for its innovative approach to visual storytelling, has once again pushed the boundaries of creativity and technology. In collaboration with the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses, Creative Works has produced a visually stunning music video for the band’s latest single, “The General,” utilizing the latest in artificial intelligence (AI) technology.Continue reading

02Feb/24

Playing a musical instrument or singing in a choir may boost your brain – new study

Michael Hornberger, University of East Anglia

Generations of parents have told their children to practice their musical instruments. Parents have good reason to keep on top of their children’s musical education, since learning an instrument is not only associated with better educational attainment but also cognition (thinking) and even intelligence scores in children. But does this musicality translate to better cognition later in life?

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