June 29 2000 A historic moment for Arcosanti in t

first_imgJune 29, 2000A historic moment for Arcosanti in the Paradoxroom as Ivan and Jeff send the first file over our new Arcosanti computernetwork. Congratulations to the folks who made the network a reality. Specialthanks goes to Lou Dallara who helped Jeff and Ivan with the network during lastweekend’s Alumni Reunion. Photo by: DoctressNeutopialast_img

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first_imgShareTweet Together in Pieces, the 25-minute documentary film about sectarian graffiti in Northern Ireland, is to get a special Culture Night screening in Derry’s Gasyard Centre at 7.30pm this Friday night.The film was made by two local emerging film makers, Eileen Walsh and David Dryden and commissioned by the Community Relations Council.Friday’s event will feature an introduction by the film makers, and the screening will be followed by a Q&A and panel discussion. Admission is free. The film was launched in Derry and Belfast this summer and has been shown at the White Lady Art Gallery and the Fumbally Exchange, both in Dublin.Together in Pieces is described a gripping 25 minute documentary on the changing landscape of Northern Ireland.The world famous murals and political slogans that have taunted its communities for over 40 years are being slowly transformed by a graffiti revolution. From the intimidating sectarian graffiti that falsely represents the views of the communities they appear in, to the internationally renowned murals that depict the history of the region, the poignant question is raised: “What do we want to paint?”We learn about Linda Watson’s long struggle to change perceptions about her community both from within and without. Bill Rolston, Emeritus Professor at the University of Ulster and world expert on the sectarian murals in Belfast, talks about the changing landscape in Northern Ireland.Filmed in Derry and Belfast, from the international to the local, Together in Pieces features hard-hitting and in-depth interviews with Bill Rolston, Emeritus Professor of the University of Ulster and world expert on Belfast’s sectarian murals; International Graffiti Artist Man One from Los Angeles; London-based street artist Boyd Hill (Solo One); Michael Doherty of the Peace and Reconciliation Group; Donal O Doherty of Street Art company Urban Vizualz and many more people who are working away in the background with young people to change their perceptions and mindsets.SPECIAL GASYARD SCREENING FOR “TOGETHER IN PIECES” was last modified: September 17th, 2014 by stephenstephen Tags: cultureDerrygasyardnightpiecestogetherlast_img read more

Facebook Officially Rolling Out Facebook Stories and more Snapchatlike features

Facebook Officially Rolling Out Facebook Stories and more Snapchatlike features

first_imgAdvertisement Social Media giant Facebook has just announced some new Snapchat-like features.The announcement has been made through a press release by Connor Hayes, the Product Manager through a press release saying that they want to make it fast, fun and easy for people to share creative photos and videos with whomever they choose, and for however long they choose.Among the features being rolled out is Camera Effects. Starting this week on iOS and Android, you can tap on the camera icon on the top left corner of the Facebook app or swipe right from News Feed to try out the new in-app camera. The Facebook camera is packed with dozens of effects like masks, frames and interactive filters that you can apply to your photos and videos. Reactive effects let you interact with dynamic objects— like falling snow—and style effects apply an artistic filter to your video in real time, letting you turn your everyday selfie into a Picasso-style work of art. – Advertisement – The company is partnering with brands to create masks for upcoming movies Alien: Covenant, Despicable Me 3, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Power Rangers, Smurfs: The Lost Village and Wonder Woman.Also, they have launched “Stories: Show Friends What You’re Up To” In the main Facebook app they’re also introducing Facebook Stories, which lets you share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection atop News Feed. Your friends can view photos or videos your story for 24 hours, and stories won’t appear on your Timeline or in News Feed unless you post them there, too.In addition to sharing to your Story, they’ve also added Direct, an option that’s designed for sharing individual photos and videos with specific friends for a limited time.When you send a photo or video via Direct, your friends will be able to view it once and replay it or write a reply. Once the conversation on the photo or video ends, the content is no longer visible in Direct.last_img read more