Sunday, 20 December 2015

The 20 Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2015


It’s been a remarkable year for comics. Huge publishers like DC and Marvel have rejuvenated their line-ups with tons of amazing books; beyond the big two, there’s been some of the most compelling, challenging material in the industry we’ve seen in years.
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Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Readers’ Choice: Best Books of 2015

We had our say—now it’s your turn to opine about the best books of 2015! We asked our Twitter followers what they loved this year, and the resulting list (a) involves a lot of books that start with the letter L, and (b) is a good cross-section: some magic, some space; some sequels, some standa
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Google and Facebook Race to Solve the Ancient Game of Go With AI


RĂ©mi Coulom spent the last decade building software that can play the ancient game of Go better than practically any other machine on earth. He calls his creation Crazy Stone.
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Monday, 7 December 2015

One Technology That Will Change the Academic Library Experience | From the Bell Tower

Adopting new technologies is now commonplace for academic librarians, but one emerging technology stands to change both how libraries function and the symbolic nature of their collections.
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Sunday, 6 December 2015

Amazon Acquires THE NEON DEMON, Plus New Elle Fanning Image

Amazon Studios has acquired Nicolas Winding Refn’s anticipated The Neon Demon and will release it theatrically stateside next summer. The film has also released a gory new image of star Elle Fanning (Super 8, Maleficent), which you can check out in the gallery below!
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Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Everyone Loves Star Wars : The Empire Strikes Back Because Han Solo is the Hero


While the first Star Wars film is a cultural landmark, its position in the zeitgeist would be far wobblier (I can use wobblier in this context, right?) if its sequel had been less than stellar.
Read the full article: Everyone Loves Star Wars : The Empire Strikes Back Because Han Solo is the Hero