Lisa Rathke, Associated Press Updated 7:45 am CDT, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 In this May 15, 2019, photo, Jonathan and Beth Dow stand in their backyard in Bennington, Vt. The couple recently moved to Vermont from Colorado through a Vermont program to attract new residents. In this May 15, 2019, photo, Jonathan and Beth Dow stand in their backyard in Bennington, Vt. The couple recently moved to Vermont from Colorado through a Vermont program to attract new residents. Photo: Lisa Rathke, AP Photo: Lisa Rathke, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 In this May 15, 2019, photo, Jonathan and Beth Dow stand in their backyard in Bennington, Vt. The couple recently moved to Vermont from Colorado through a Vermont program to attract new residents. In this May 15, 2019, photo, … [Read more...] about Some rural states double down on attracting new residents
San Diego County students are well represented in the San Diego Museum of Art’s student exhibition, “Young Art,” the longest-running program in the museum’s history. Now in its 44th year, the juried exhibition features examples of art created by students in grades K-12, finishing its run May 12.The theme of this year’s Young Art exhibition is “Breaking Traditions,” inspired by the museum’s collection of “Art of the 20th Century.” Students were encouraged to submit work that expresses innovation and creativity through color, line and shape, taking into account the changes in 20th-century art that upended traditional ideas of art. Students participating are:Canyon Crest Academy: Lele Zhang, grade 10; Danielle Barker, grade 12 Central Montessori School: Zoe Hanna, kindergartenDel Mar Hills Academy: Miles McLane, Makayla Ford, grade 5Del Sur Elementary School: Barbara Zhao, grade 4Design 39 Campus: Anaya Anchlia, grade 3; Kali … [Read more...] about County students contribute to ‘Young Art’ exhibit in San Diego
Video Will robots take your job? Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto Getty Images/iStockphoto “Will I be replaced by a robot in 10 years time?” “Will I be replaced by a robot in 10 years time?”It’s a very simple question – and one which millions of people have Googled in the past year, resulting in the creation of a website where you can find the answer to your question.Willrobotstakemyjob.com pulls data from 702 occupations and tells you the likelihood, as a percentage, that your contract will one day be replaced by an automated entity. The site processes the work of Carl Frey and Michael Osbourne, who sought to answer the robo-takeover question – for everyone ¬- in 2013. Simon Michlmayr. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAYHere we talk to some of the people behind the percentages, to see whether they believe they will lose out to the robot revolution.MORE: Let’s make Norwich a greener, happier, healthier place by 2020 1. Watch … [Read more...] about Will your job be replaced by a robot?
Opinion PUBLISHED: 12:56 05 February 2019 Emily Cashen Marilyn Monroe was pipped to the 'entertainers' crown by David Bowie Photo: Kudos/Bert Stern Archant Women haven’t made the cut as the BBC’s popular history series reaches its conclusion Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst was longlisted in the 'activists' catagory, but failed to win the public vote Photo: ArchantAs the BBC concludes its search for the greatest person of the 20th Century, one thing is for certain: it won’t be a woman. Over the course of its popular history series, Icons, the broadcaster has asked the British public to choose its most inspiring legends from a variety of fields, spanning from explorers to activists and entertainers. The discerning public has now cast its vote – and has determined that no woman deserves the ‘ultimate icon’ accolade, or even a place on the shortlist. Despite the BBC’s best efforts to ensure fair representation … [Read more...] about Why are there no women in the BBC Icons final?
Michael H. Hodges Detroit News Fine Arts Writer Published 6:54 PM EST Dec 10, 2018 Such splashy purchases, however — often not cheap — can feel extravagant when buying for one's self. But they've got just the right touch of "special" to wrap in gorgeous paper and present to a favorite on your list. Some suggestions, just out this year: Michigan architecture "Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy" by Brian D. Conway with photographs by James Haefner. Visual Profile Books, $60. This is Brian D. Conway's second book on Michigan's decisive role in shaping architectural modernism, and it's a stunner. With luminous photographs by James Haefner, this 300-page volume takes us from the dawn of modernism at Cranbrook to the 2012 Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. Conway notes the state was lucky to be blessed with considerable wealth, a dominant industry with tons of designers, and institutions like … [Read more...] about Gift Guide: From Aretha to MI architecture, big books make great gifts