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Manga Review: Time Paradox Ghostwriter Volume 1 & 2

Time Paradox Ghostwriter is quite an interesting manga. What I first thought to be a manga series about the adventures of a time-traveling mangaka and their slew of hijinks turned out to be a social commentary on the often crippling nature of the modern manga industry. Premise The manga follows Teppei Sasaki, a 24-year-old budding manga creator who after getting first place in a manga competition, decides to follow his dreams of becoming a full-fledged mangaka after school while his friends chase traditional careers. Unfortunately, despite his relentless pursuit of

Demonic Review – Neat Tech on Tired Horror

Neill Blomkamp used to be a name recognized for sci-fi. He had his first breakout hit with 2009’s District 9. On a relatively small budget, he delivered a stirring sci-fi adventure in South Africa. He would continue to develop more films of this nature. These pictures were pretty much the same in their depictions of apartheid. The likes Elysium and Chappie revealed that Blomkamp’s scope was pretty limited, geographically and thematically. So it’s a tad intriguing to see him step into a different genre. Demonic doesn’t feel like Blomkamp’s usual

How machine learning revived long lost masterpieces by KlimtHow machine learning revived long lost masterpieces by KlimtSenior Program Manager Google Arts & Culture

Meet the expert — Dr. Franz SmolaWhile creating “Klimt vs. Klimt” the Google Arts & Culture team was advised and guided by Dr. Franz Smola, curator at the Belvedere and acknowledged around the world as one of the foremost Klimt experts. He shared some of his thoughts on working on the project:Why are Klimt’s Faculty Paintings so important?Klimt´s three Faculty Paintings were among the largest artworks Klimt ever created and in the field of Symbolist painting they represent Klimt’s masterpieces.What do you think about the recolored versions?The colors were essential

Supernatural Superfan Chesney Mariani Talks VR Fitness

Supernatural superfan Chesney Mariani recently became a part of the VR app she uses everyday.The makers of the Supernatural subscription-based VR exercise service brought her out to California to record a workout session and along the way she got to meet coaches like Leanne Pedante. Pedante is one of several Supernatural coaches Mariani works out with virtually, and for more than a year she’s met up with them at least daily. Now, she’s passing along a message of self love in a medium intensity workout lasting 23 minutes with songs

Bitcoin Regains $50,000 Price Level for the First Time in 13 Weeks

Bitcoin bulls are back with a significant price rally. BTC’s retail and institutional demand are on the rise again as the world’s largest cryptocurrency crossed the price level of $50,000 for the first time since May 2021.The latest data published by Coinmarketcap shows that the total market cap of Bitcoin now stands at around $950 billion, compared to $550 billion in May 2021. BTC’s current crypto market dominance stands at around 43.8%.Apart from Bitcoin, several other cryptocurrency assets also saw substantial gains in the last 24 hours. The most prominent

Crypto Shorts, Robinhood Revenue, Plus500 H1, XRP Market Cap: Editor’s Pick

In a quieter week for news, let’s take a look at the news stories that dominated the worlds of forex, fintech and crypto in our best of the week segment.$160 Million Worth of Crypto Shorts Liquidated in the Last 24 HoursThe trading week kicked off with the news that the total market cap of crypto assets crossed the level of $2 trillion on Sunday after a strong rally in altcoins.Almost $160 million worth of short crypto trading positions were liquidated in the previous 24 hours. Approximately $55 million worth of short

Family That Went “All-In” On Bitcoin At $900 Stores Fortune On Four Continents

Meet “The Bitcoin Family” that lives a decentralized nomad life solely on Bitcoin. 43-year-old Didi Taihuttu has a  wife and three kids. They are known as the family that liquidated all their assets in 2017 to buy Bitcoin back when it was trading at around $900. Taihuttu is a true example of a Bitcoin enthusiast. According to him on his website, after losing his mother, and later his father, he “started reflecting life more and more and discovered that the life I was living was not the life I wanted to