Barry Gibb brings Glastonbury to its feet

Barry Gibb brings Glastonbury to its feet

We’re calling it: Islands In The Stream has become the unofficial anthem of Glastonbury. Kenny Rogers debuted the song in 2013; and Dolly Parton featured it in her record-breaking set a year later. Now Barry Gibb, who wrote the song, has made it the centrepiece of his performance at the festival’s coveted “legend slot”. It was one of a dozen or more classics from his, and the Bee Gees’, catalogue that brought the audience to…

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General election 2017: Labour brings forward tuition fees pledge

General election 2017: Labour brings forward tuition fees pledge

Labour says it would bring forward its pledge to scrap tuition fees to include students starting university in England this autumn if it wins the election. The party also says students part-way through their courses would not have to pay for the remaining years. It said the cost was factored into the £9.5bn annual bill for scrapping fees. The Tories said more poorer students than ever were going to university, and the Lib Dems said…

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Artist Brad Robson Brings His Massive Abstract Murals to the Streets of America

Artist Brad Robson Brings His Massive Abstract Murals to the Streets of America

Photos Credit: Brad Robson Australian artist, surfer and traveler Brad Robson brought his skills to New York City to explore his inspiration and drive for a career in the arts. While studying graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in NY, Robson’s vision for surface, composition and especially, dimension, began to take precedence over everything else. With an impressive resume and list of revamped exteriors, including a nearly 50-foot mural just outside of Barcelona, Robson…

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Google brings AI to Raspberry Pi

Google brings AI to Raspberry Pi

Google is planning to bring artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to the Raspberry Pi. The low-cost credit-card sized computer is widely used by schools and the maker community for programming devices. Google has asked makers to complete a survey about what smart tools would be “most helpful”. And it suggests tools to aid face and emotion recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing and sentiment analysis. Google has previously developed a range of tools for…

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Hamilton brings in paperless ticketing system to combat touts

Hamilton brings in paperless ticketing system to combat touts

Physical tickets will not be issued for the London production of Hamilton in an attempt to combat touting, its producers have announced. The musical is set to open at the Victoria Palace Theatre in November after a hugely successful Broadway run. Delfont Mackintosh Theatres said it will have a paperless ticket system “to combat the unauthorised profiteering of third party resellers”. Theatregoers will be asked simply to present their payment card for entry. Hamilton was…

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Private Jet Charter Brings Some Purple Rain-Style to San Diego

Private Jet Charter Brings Some Purple Rain-Style to San Diego

Long-haul flights use a BBJ 737 aircraft and short-haul ventures utilize a ATR 42, both of which feature the brand’s colorful livery. Having first launched in 2012, JetPurple already has a presence in many major airports, including Las Vegas and Singapore. Because they operate like a private jet, they get to bypass TSA to implement their own security measures. Though the options for San Diegans is limited to Scottsdale at the moment (which will cost…

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