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And hot off revisiting WWI, Peter Jackson is preparing a documentary using existing footage of another cataclysmic British battle: Peter Jackson to make new Beatles documentary using unseen footage from ‘Let It Be’ sessions.
Next year will be the 50th anniversary of Let It Be. Whether it’s the original movie, or Jackson’s reboot, I hope that’s enough to finally get the last footage of the Beatles as a group released on Blu-Ray — my nearly 40 year old VHS copy can’t last forever!
BBC: To prepare for a future where AI will likely disrupt entire industries, some say we’ll have to rethink how we educate future generations – “Estimates about how much of the workforce could be automated vary from about 9% to 47%. The consultancy McKinsey estimates up to 800 million workers globally could be displaced by robotic automation by 2030. Some jobs will change dramatically, while others will disappear altogether.
Bloomberg [paywall – alternate free article via Gadget Hours]: “Pelco, a California-based security camera maker, set lofty sales targets last year for a model with sharper video resolution and other cutting-edge features. That was until Congress derailed its plans. In August, updated legislation barred the U.S. military and government from buying tech gear from firms deemed too close to authorities in China. When the bill surfaced, Pelco scrapped any thought of providing its new GPC Professional 4K camera to the U.S. government and lowered its sales goals. The reason: The device uses parts from HiSilicon, the chip division of Huawei Technologies Co. Huawei, China’s largest technology company, is the target of a broad U.S. crackdown over allegations it has stolen trade secrets, violated sanctions against Iran and sells equipment that could be used by the country’s Communist Party for spying.
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