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[February 2018] Google app teaches art through a facial scan

February 22, 2018

Sarah Maybruck ’18 The newest feature that has drawn people to download the Google Arts & Culture app is the facial scanner that matches a user’s face to a famous painting. Originally created as a way to teach people about art, the app has thousands of paintings organized into collectio...

[February 2018] Black Mirror: New season explores futuristic realities

February 22, 2018

Dana Perelberg ’20 Like many other fans of the popular Netflix series “Black Mirror,” I was excited when season four finally came out. The previous seasons of the show were amazing, as they all explored alternate futures and their technology. But season four came up a bit short for me.   Th...

[December 2017] Main Street construction proposal riles nearby residents

January 26, 2018

Lili Romann '19 Neighbors of the Weston/Easton Rd. intersection have expressed concern regarding traffic congestion and potential fatalities that result from development at 500 Main St., the former site of DayBreak Nursery. Able Construction Incorporated has proposed to develop 12 living units at...

[December 2017] Uber-Volvo collaboration strives to introduce self-driving cars

January 26, 2018

Nicole Dienst ’18 Uber Technologies Inc. announced its plan to partner with Volvo to purchase and program self-driving cars for Uber’s use. Volvo is hoping to supply Uber with roughly 24,000 cars in their loose partnership from 2019-2021. Uber announced its intentions to partner with Volvo on...

[December 2017] Parks and Recreation approves Compo Beach renovations

January 26, 2018

Elle Fair '19 Westport Parks and Recreation approved plans for renovations at Compo Beach including the installation of sidewalks, bathrooms, more tables and grills, a pickleball court and some new parking spaces. Although they were approved by Parks and Recreation on Nov. 15, the plans still need...

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