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Netflix is making a series based on ‘The Three-Body Problem’
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Netflix is making a series based on ‘The Three-Body Problem’

Netflix just announced its plans to turn Cixin Liu’s “Three-Body Problem” trilogy into an original science fiction series. The show will be executive produced and written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (the “Game of Thrones” showrunners signed a multi-year deal with Netflix last year that is reportedly worth more than $200 million), along with Alexander…

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Our love of the cloud is making a green energy future impossible

Mark Mills is the author of the book, “Digital Cathedrals: The Information Infrastructure Era,” and is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a Faculty Fellow at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, and a partner in Cottonwood Venture Partners, an energy-tech venture fund. An epic number of citizens are video-conferencing to work in these…

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Why is Ubisoft Making a Movie About Old People Playing Esports?
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Why is Ubisoft Making a Movie About Old People Playing Esports?

Video game publisher and developer Ubisoft confirms that it is making a movie about seniors playing esports. The film is being developed with the co-writers and co-directors of Amy Schumer’s 2018 comedy, I Feel Pretty. It’s one of several TV and movie projects that Ubisoft is working on. A new article by The Hollywood Reporter…

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Making money from games: the future of virtual economies
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Making money from games: the future of virtual economies

In Part 6 of our multiverse series, we discuss the business opportunities and compliance challenges of virtual economies Fictional portrayals of virtual worlds such as “Ready Player One” and “The Matrix” typically portray the physical and virtual worlds as distinct realms siloed from each other. Characters escape a dystopian, impoverished physical realm and enter a…

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Making sense of a multi-cloud, hybrid world at KubeCon
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Making sense of a multi-cloud, hybrid world at KubeCon

More than 12,000 attendees gathered this week in San Diego to discuss all things containers, Kubernetes and cloud-native at KubeCon. Kubernetes, the container orchestration tool, turned five this year, and the technology appears to be reaching a maturity phase where it accelerates beyond early adopters to reach a more mainstream group of larger business users.…

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This startup is making customized sexual harassment training that it says employees won’t hate (or forget)
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This startup is making customized sexual harassment training that it says employees won’t hate (or forget)

If you work for someone else, you likely know the drill: in comes that annual email reminding you that it’s time for unconscious bias or sexual harassment training, and if you could please finish up this mandatory module by this date, that would be terrific. The email — not to mention the programming itself —…

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