How ‘The Mandalorian’ Creators Reduced Production Footprint Through Technology

During the final episode of Variety‘s Sustainability in Hollywood event presented by Toyota Mirai, Rob Bredow, senior vice president and chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic, and Janet Lewin, senior vice president and general manager at ILM and co-producer of “The Mandalorian,” talked to artisans editor Jazz Tangcay about how the virtual production of “The Mandalorian” has allowed the show to reduce its carbon footprint.

When Bredow and Lewin were first approached to sign on to “The Mandalorian,” producer Jon Favreau had just wrapped two virtual production-based films, including “The Lion King.” And with his upcoming project,

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Singapore in world first for facial verification

A woman absorbed by her mobile phone in front of the Singapore skyline
A woman absorbed by her mobile phone in front of the Singapore skyline

Singapore will be the first country in the world to use facial verification in its national identity scheme.

The biometric check will give Singaporeans secure access to both private and government services.

The government’s technology agency says it will be “fundamental” to the country’s digital economy.

It has been trialled with a bank and is now being rolled out nationwide. It not only identifies a person but ensures they are genuinely present.

“You have to make sure that the person is genuinely present when they authenticate, that

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Why Are Internal Links Important?

Why Are Internal Links Important?

Why Are Internal Links Important?

Counting the total number of internal links that a website post has can be especially important for ranking your page. You need to be able to link related content together and if you are not linking it more often, it is a missed opportunity for your page to bolster your keyword support. With the help of optimization plugins and a close look at your website, you can count the number of internal links with each post as will his work at properly optimizing the internal links on your site. Here are why these links are so important:

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BBY, SAH, AN, UCTT and AMKR

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – September 24, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include Best Buy Co., Inc. BBY, Sonic Automotive, Inc. SAH, AutoNation, Inc. AN, Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. UCTT and Amkor Technology, Inc. AMKR.

Here are highlights from Wednesday’s Analyst Blog:

How to Select Growth Stocks in Uncertain Times

A growing company is one that expands by investing all or a substantial part of what

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Ways Your Anxiety Is Costing You

If you find yourself regularly feeling anxious, you’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in America, affecting 40 million adults — roughly 18% of the U.S. population — each year, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. What you might not realize is how much this anxiety is costing you, both from an emotional and economical standpoint.

Whether your anxiety is caused by your finances, technology, social situations or something else, here’s how your anxiety is costing you — and how you can cope.

Last Updated: Sept. 24, 2020

Financial Anxiety

Many of us

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