Prince William warns of ‘rumours and misinformation’ about Covid jabs- Tempemail

Prince William has encouraged people to continue having the coronavirus vaccine to make “younger generations” feel “it’s really important for them to have it”. The Duke of Cambridge also spoke of the dangers of “rumours and misinformation” on social media about the vaccination. Prince William and Kate spoke to two Continue Reading

Older Australians give smart tech a thumbs up for music and video chat – but not vacuuming | Aged care (Australia)

Older Australians with smart tech devices in their homes are keen to play music, video chat family and look at screensavers, but less enthused about robot vacuums wandering their homes, according to a study from Monash University and Deakin University on whether such technology could aid in-home care. Twenty-three households Continue Reading

Shelby Sherritt: the Ballarat cancer survivor who became a TikTok pottery queen | Art and design- Tempemail

For years, Shelby Sherritt was known as the “cancer girl”. “All my friends were like ‘Oh, she’s going through treatments’ or ‘That’s the girl from high school that got cancer’,” she says. “For so long I thought that my narrative was going to be ‘the 20-year-old cancer survivor’, that’s who Continue Reading

Rosamund Pike is right to call out digital ‘tweaks’ … but aren’t we all at it? | Rosamund Pike- Tempemail

If Rosamund Pike isn’t “good enough” , then where does that leave the rest of us? The actor says that her breasts were enlarged by Photoshop for a publicity poster for the 2011 Johnny English Reborn film. Looking at the image, they do seem markedly bigger. Of course it had Continue Reading

‘Record companies have me on a dartboard’: the man making millions buying classic hits | Music

Merck Mercuriadis had a good Christmas. On Christmas Day, the No 1 song in the UK was LadBaby’s Don’t Stop Me Eatin’, a novelty cover version of Journey’s 1981 soft-rock anthem Don’t Stop Believin’. It replaced Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, which had topped the chart Continue Reading

What Facebook’s Australia news ban could mean for its future in the US | Facebook

Facebook’s dramatic decision last week to block news from being shared to its users in Australia is already seeing global legislative aftershocks and may present new challenges for the company in the US. Facebook in mid-February banned Australian news organizations from posting content on the platform and barred users based Continue Reading

Google to change research process after uproar over scientists’ firing | Google

Google will change procedures before July for reviewing its scientists’ work, according to a town hall recording heard by Reuters, part of an effort to quell internal tumult over the integrity of its artificial intelligence (AI) research. In remarks at a staff meeting last Friday, Google Research executives said they Continue Reading

Electricity needed to mine bitcoin is more than used by ‘entire countries’ | Technology

It’s not just the value of bitcoin that has soared in the last year – so has the huge amount of energy it consumes. The cryptocurrency’s value has dipped recently after passing a high of $50,000 but the energy used to create it has continued to soar during its epic Continue Reading

The Inbetweeners’ James Buckley becomes the unlikely king of Cameo | Celebrity

Sarah Jessica Parker will wish you a happy birthday. Jack Nicklaus will tell you golf stories. John Cleese will read out your poem. Of the thousands of stars who signed up for the celebrity shout-out app Cameo last year, though, only one was popular and industrious enough to make 10,000 Continue Reading

Warriors G League G Jeremy Lin experienced racism on court San Francisco People court racism Steve Kerr- Tempemail

Warriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced an act of racism on the court Golden State coach Steve Kerr said he will support Lin and denounced any discriminatory act that caused Lin to speak out about racism targeting Asian Americans. In a heartfelt social Continue Reading