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Day: May 21, 2020

Google will make wheelchair accessibility info more prominent in Maps

Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Starting today, Google Maps will feature a new mode called Accessible Places that, when toggled on, will more prominently show wheelchair accessibility info, the company announced on Thursday. It will be rolling out gradually,…

Android gets new accessibility features, including Google Assistant-powered Action Blocks

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is announcing a few updates to its suite of accessibility features for Android. The biggest one is the final, public release of Action Blocks. They let…

Art

The Installations and Sculptures of Rob Voerman

Rob Voerman’s massive installations and sculptures examine issues of wealth, climate change, and poverty—and where our current behaviors may take us. Projects like “The Exchange” posit that the only way to save natural resources is to tether it to currency….

Stratus Post Production Reverb From Exponential Audio / iZotope – Hear What It Sounds Like On Vocals

Many of us are familiar with the well-know Exponential Audio reverbs PhoenixVerb, Nimbus, R2, and R4. They are fantastic to work with and sound great. But lesser know is their post-production 3D reverbs, Stratus and Symphony. Surround and 3D audio…

Kate Bishop: 10 Dream Castings For The Hawkeye Disney+ Series

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has done a spectacular job of turning Hawkeye into one of the more popular heroes. His arc from Avengers: Age of Ultron through Avengers: Endgame was fantastic. His on-screen story could’ve ended there but that’s not the case…

Bleach: The Thousand Year Blood War – 5 Reasons Why It Was A Good Finale (& 5 Why It Was Not)

The final arc of Bleach is one that even the staunchest fan of the series would say was a mixed bag. It delved more into the Quincy, something that had been needed for ages and set the stage for a…