India’s has leveraged military diplomacy in its external relations since Independence. In the present times, the nation has hosted multiple training exercises and meets to earn strategic positions in international affairs as well as national security. The foreign policies have promoted its friendly nature across various countries.
Horror movies first broke into the film scene well over a hundred years ago. However, it was not until the 1970s that they began to draw a massive number of fans with the rise of midnight movie screenings and cinema revival houses. In this article, we explore the emergence of horror fandoms.
In the process of breaking multiple records, and winning a streak of Championships, the Golden State Warriors have become a team to reckon with. What is it that makes them so unique? Their stellar twelve player squad and their influence on the game of basketball have established them as a true dynasty of the NBA.
Films have always been a powerful medium of expression, with its reach that often being used to promote political agendas and ideals. The Triumph of the Will was the first propaganda film of its magnitude, with imagery particularly designed to increase the clout of the Nazi empire—despite the party being in shambles at the time, The Triumph of the Will presented the Nazis in a position of extreme might and power.
“Mass surveillance has value—just not for saving lives. These programs are about power.”
With more and more of our lives being spent online, our data reveals too much about us for us to not be mindful of it. Our generation’s great war is the battle for privacy and the struggle to guard it, especially from governments looking to leverage it for power.
Videos of Obama bad-mouthing Donald Trump, fake pornographic images of celebrities, and Nicholas Cage in a Superman movie clip are some of the content available online courtesy DeepFake. The algorithms behind this, GANs, while a huge breakthrough in deep learning, represent a serious risk of destroying lives through the lies that it can propagate.
The Washington Post’s AI bot Heliograf has over 850 published articles to its name. Around the world, artificial intelligence is finding growing use in newsrooms as more and more agencies automate the creation of reports.
In 2011, the Lady Blunt violin was sold for a record sum of 15.9 million dollars. The instrument owes this high valuation to its maker, Antonio Stradivari. whose violins command hefty price tags courtesy their distinguished sound that is yet to be fully understood.
What makes the self-proclaimed ‘God’s favourite band’ so different from every other punk-rock band ever? From sleeping on couches and floors to reviving a genre, inspiring a generation of fans and all the while redefining themselves through their music; Green Day has gone from being an overnight phenomenon to being synonymous with rock and roll.
The 3rd Global Manipal Alumni Convention offered graduates of MAHE a chance to revisit Manipal and relive their college days. While the alumni explored Manipal, they found the town transformed more than a little—although it still remained a place that could be called home.