May 30, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — Whether or not London is the capital of the world is a matter of opinion, but there is no doubt that it is a city with a lot to offer. It is a major financial center, a cultural hub, and a popular tourist destination. In the summer of 2023, London will host a number of world-class events, including the FA Cup Final, Beyoncé’s live tour, and Glastonbury Festival. These events will only add to London’s already vibrant atmosphere. Continue reading
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Turbo played with a broom in a dance, how epic is that?
There is no definitive answer to the question of who taught Michael Jackson the moonwalk. Jeffrey Daniel, a member of the R&B group Shalamar, claims to have taught Jackson the move in 1982. However, Jackson himself has said that he learned the moonwalk from several different people, including Daniel, Bobby Brown, and Turbo from the movie “Breakin’.” Continue reading
What is going on with Ed Sheeran?
Ed Sheeran has won a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the family of Marvin Gaye. The lawsuit alleged that Sheeran’s 2014 hit song “Thinking Out Loud” copied elements of Gaye’s 1973 song “Let’s Get It On.”
A jury in New York City deliberated for about three hours before finding Sheeran not liable for copyright infringement. Sheeran testified during the trial that he did not copy Gaye’s song and that any similarities between the two songs were coincidental. Continue reading
Harry Belafonte has died at 96.
April 25, 2023 /Entertainment/ — Harry Belafonte was an American singer, actor, and activist. He was born in New York City on March 1, 1927, and died on April 25, 2023. He was one of the most successful Caribbean-American pop stars, and he popularized the Trinbagonian Calypso musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Continue reading
Practical examples of combining Search Results with the Power of NLP (Natural Language Processing) and Semantic Knowledge
April 16, 2023 /Technology/ — We’ve all had that frustrating experience of trying to search for something and not finding the results we are after. By building systems that leverage NLP, we can infuse our systems with semantic knowledge and minimize this frustration for end users of our systems.
Free-text search can be limiting, requiring us to search using the exact set of keywords that have been indexed. To go beyond simple text matching requires an understanding of both the search intent and the semantic meaning of the words being searched.
Here are a few practical examples of combining search results with the power of NLP and semantic knowledge: Continue reading
#buyblackart – Harlem Fine Arts Show Announces 15th Anniversary
Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) will celebrate their 15th year of being the largest traveling arts show featuring Artists from the African Diaspora. This show will feature up to 100 artists of African, Caribbean, and Black descent over a monumental three-day cultural experience and festival at the end of Black History Month, 2023, in New York City. Continue reading
HIGH FASHION MEETS VIRTUAL FANTASY IN H&M’S LATEST INNOVATION STORY
H&M is proud to present the latest drop in its Innovation Stories initiative, an eye-catching collection that explores the craftsmanship of high fashion and the fantasy of virtual wardrobes. The H&M Innovation Metaverse Design Story collection will be available in H&M Williamsburg on December 16th and H&M Times Square and HM.com beginning December 22nd. Continue reading
GLOBAL CITIZEN ANNOUNCES LINEUPS FOR 2022 GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK CITY & ACCRA, GHANA ON SEPTEMBER 24
International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced the lineups for the 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival, taking place in New York City’s Central Park, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented by Harith General Partners, on Saturday, September 24, 2022. Continue reading