YouTube will automate age-restrictions blocks on videos with machine learning
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YouTube is the world’s biggest source of online video, with more than 2 billion visitors monthly. Angela Lang/CNET YouTube will use machine learning to automatically apply age restrictions on videos, the Google-owned video site said Tuesday, widening its use of artificial intelligence to automate blocking some videos from viewers who either aren’t signed into a…

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Live Hurricane Sally Updates
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Sally made landfall near Gulf Shores, Ala., as a Category 2 hurricane and moved through the Florida Panhandle, bringing flooding even as it weakened to a tropical depression.VideoHurricane Sally made landfall as a Category 2 storm off the coast of Alabama, leading to significant flooding in parts of Florida and damage to trees.CreditCredit…William Widmer for…

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A beginner’s guide to TikTok
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It’s 2020. Why aren’t you on TikTok yet?  OK, there are some very valid reasons to avoid using the app, including the extensive user data collection that nearly every social media app employs. But if you’re getting your TikTok content as reposts of tweets on Instagram meme accounts, it might be time to go straight…

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Northern Dynasty’s Pebble Partnership CEO resigns after release of secretly recorded videos
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(Reuters) – The chief executive of Pebble Limited Partnership, the company trying to develop Alaska’s Pebble Mine project, resigned on Wednesday after his comments on elected and regulatory officials in the U.S. state were covertly videotaped and released by an environmental activist group, its Canadian parent said.The comments by Tom Collier embellished both his and…

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Northern Dynasty’s Pebble Partnership CEO resigns after release of secretly recorded videos
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By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadSept 23 (Reuters) – Canadian Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd said on Wednesday Tom Collier, chief executive officer of its U.S.-based subsidiary, Pebble Limited Partnership, has resigned.The company said bit.ly/2G6DIv3 the resignation follows comments made about elected and regulatory officials in Alaska in private conversations covertly videotaped by an environmental activist group.…

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Astounding slo-mo videos of insects in flight
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Adrian Smith is a bug nerd. The head of the Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, he studies insects and also creates digital media to share the wonder with the public. Above is his stunning slow motion video of “takeoff and flight sequences of insects spanning 8 different taxonomic orders…

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