Allen is also in a long lull. The Canaries haven’t played since Jan. 28 and won’t play until Tuesday in a nonleague game against Bethlehem Catholic. Though it’s not the first company to do so, Etsy’s AR debut is particularly timely. When the COVID 19 pandemic closed stores across the country, online shopping became a lifeline (er, more of a lifeline that it already was.) And with social distancing restrictions forcing many to spend more time at home, people naturally looked to beautify the only scenery they’ve had for the past few months: their walls. Sure, buying a canvas painting isn’t as risky as buying a whole couch but for folks who have been putting off filling that empty wall space because they didn’t know what would look good, this Etsy update could be a game changer..
JDB: Yeah, sure, Dave. We’re in talks with a European company that’s going to be developing an application for us. As you know, sales are mostly derived through mobile applications since COVID 19 struck. The two new lenses use augmented reality to convey different messages. ‘My Distance’ draws a circle on the ground around you when seen through the phone, and that’s the distance you’re supposed to maintain from people to prevent the spread of COVID. The circle changes colour from green to red if someone else steps inside, letting you know that you’re no longer practicing adequate social distancing.
The European Union rejected on Wednesday most of Britain demands for easier trade with Northern Ireland but said it was examining more flexibility on steel. The planned date for the mission will mark the centennial founding of the Turkish republic, while other goals announced include sending Turkish astronauts into space and developing internationally viable satellite systems. “Our primary and most important goal for our national space programme is the contact of the Republic, in its 100th year, with the moon,” the Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, said.
DRAFTER’S ANALYSIS: This ordinance would create a program for funding public art projects whenever the City invests in a capital project meeting the criteria set forth in the ordinance. The ordinance would apply to certain enumerated public works projects whose anticipated construction costs exceed five million dollars. The funding for the arts would be in addition to the project budget and would not come from nor reduce the original project budget itself.
Lu and Ren are just the latest prominent rights lawyers to be disbarred or penalised in recent years. Others who lost their practising licences over the past two months include Shandong based Xi Xiangdong, who defended a fellow lawyer targeted in the 709 incident, and Shanghai based Peng Yonghe, who signed an online petition calling on China to protect citizens’ right to freedom of speech amid the Covid 19 pandemic. Beijing based Zhou Ze was suspended for a year after he went online and revealed evidence of the police interrogation process.