Tag Archive: politics

LastWeekTonight‘s John Oliver takes a look at facial recognition technology, how it’s used by private companies and law enforcement, and why it can be dangerous.


As the U.S. Postal Service faces financial catastrophe, LastWeekTonight‘s John Oliver discusses why the service is so important, what brought it to this point, and what we can do to help.

Caitlin, aka Ask A Mortician, talks with Dr. Kami Fletcher, president of The Collective for Radical Death Studies, to find out the history of black funeral parlors and why they still exist today. “Black people used death to claim humanity.”

YouTuber Liza Koshy says, “Watch us sip tea, and cheers to our ladies. Our documentary, Creators for Change: Global Girl’s Education, is ready for your viewing pleasure right here: https://youtu.be/HzOPah2JzJE We thank you in advance for enjoying the doc, sharing the empowerment, and changing the narrative. Cheers! Also, here’s my trip to Vietnam that I shot entirely on my phone and edited into a cinematic feature film.” #CreatorsForChange

Destin of SmarterEveryDay breaks down how the spread of disinformation works.

“Be a Lady They Said,” narrated by Cynthia Nixon:

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/393253445″>Be a Lady They Said</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user48031317″>Paul McLean</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Interpreters Barry Slaughter Olsen and Katty Kauffman face a series of challenges to test their abilities as interpreters. Can Katty translate a text message conversation in real time? Can Barry interpret a recorded speech that continually gets faster? See if these experts in their field are truly up to the task!

Conference interpreter and Professor of Translation and Interpretation at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Barry Slaughter Olsen, explains what it’s really like to be a professional interpreter. Barry goes behind the scenes of his vocation, breaking down the many real-life scenarios he faces on a day-to-day basis. From simultaneous and consecutive interpretation to chuchotage and décalage, take a peek behind what it really takes to be a professional interpreter.

Pic of the Day – 1/19/20

The Roman Forum, Italy, by photographer Renato R.

The Romanov Family

Everybody has OPINIONS about the Romanov remains… YouTuber Ask A Mortician gets into the real details.

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