Daily Archives: May 18, 2018

News: Gatwick to launch new biometrics trial alongside easyJet

Gatwick Airport has today announced the UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics – where personal data collected at the airport’s self-service bag drops will be recognised by new automated self-boarding gates – simplifying and speeding up the process for passengers and reducing the risk of human error. The trial is being run in partnership with easyJet – Gatwick’s biggest airline ...

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'Native Son': Antaeus Theatre gives new voice to Richard Wright's enduring questions

Taking a cue from the defining metaphor in the novel’s opening chapter, Kelley adds a new character, the Black Rat (Noel Arthur) — a physical manifestation of the detached voice inside Bigger’s head — to articulate this fractured black identity. “I know what I’m doing. But I can’t help nothin,'” declares the Black Rat, nailing the split between the Bigger ...

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Troy Carter on rumors of a Spotify exit and the company's controversial 'hateful conduct' policy

Last week, the streaming giant announced it was rolling out the policy that would curb content that “expressly and principally promotes, advocates, or incites hatred or violence against a group or individual based on characteristics, including, race, religion, gender identity, sex, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.” … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Pitchfork Music Festival Teams With RAINN as Nonprofit Partner

Pitchfork Music Festival has announced a new partnership with RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) to raise awareness and funds to support the fight against sexual violence. RAINN is the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the United States, working with more than 1,000 local sexual assault prevention groups across the country. Since 1994, RAINN has helped more than 2.5 ...

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