Listen to the music of a Martian sunrise

Two researchers, Dr. Domenico Vicinanza of Anglia Ruskin University and Dr. Genevieve Williams, have “sonified” a video of the 5,000th Martian sunrise captured by the Mars rover, Opportunity. The music is a representation of the experience of seeing the sun rise over the red dunes as light pierces the planet’s atmosphere. It’s beautiful. From the…

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Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights

This week, I’ve tried to do something new at TechCrunch with this experimental column — getting obsessed about a topic broadly in tech and writing a continuous stream of thoughts and analysis about it. With my research consultant and contributor Arman Tabatabai, we’ve covered two topics: Form Ds, the filing that startups usually submit to…

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Weekly News: Meaningful Content Marketing, CX & In-House MarTech Growth, Facebook Helps Online SMBs

Here is this week’s roundup of the top news items related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Insight & Commentary SMB Panel: The Demand for Service and the Problem of Scale (November 7, 2018) LSA Insider: “After another successful SMB digital marketing bootcamp yesterday at Yelp’s San…

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Le visage du Soldat inconnu conçu avec 30 000 photos de femmes et hommes morts lors de la Grande Guerre

11 novembre 1920. Au lendemain de la Première Guerre Mondiale, à Paris comme à Londres, l’inhumation d’un Soldat inconnu incarne la mémoire de tous les soldats morts au combat. L’anonymat du soldat enterré permet ainsi à la Nation toute entière et aux familles de pouvoir faire leur deuil. Véritable symbole de ces courageux soldats qui…

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