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Google Honors Betty White on Her 100th Birthday with Rosy Tribute

Betty White would’ve turned 100 Monday, and Google is honoring the TV legend in a unique way. When you type her name into the search engine, rose petals flutter on the screen, along with a message that reads, “Thank you for being a friend.” It’s a tribute to her role as Rose Nylund on “The Golden Girls,” whose legendary theme song includes the well-known and oft-repeated line, “Thank you for being a friend.” Google shows its love for Betty White on her 100th birthday.Via Google

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Stephen Hawking would have been 80 today. Google Doodle honors famous physicist.

The pioneering work of physicist Stephen Hawking is honored in a Google Doodle today (Jan. 8), including a video with Hawking’s quotes about everything from cosmology to disability. On what would have been Hawking’s 80th birthday, the cosmologist was cited not only with his work in probing the fate of the universe and the nature of black holes, but also his quick wit, his ability to engage popular audiences around the world, and his living example to people with disabilities. “Today’s… Source link

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Google Doodle honors Black artistic contributions

On Saturday, Google’s search page featured an homage to Juneteenth with artwork created by Detroit-based artist Rachelle Baker that was centered on Black joy and artistic contributions.  The Doodle art featured an homage to Black artistic contributions by alluding to decorative ironwork, which includes styles that can be found throughout southern architecture and was often forged by enslaved African Americans and unrecognized freedmen. The artwork includes images of parades, music, food and… Source link

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‘Finding hope’ Google Doodle honors Kentucky teen’s late father

A Kentucky teenager’s artwork in memory of his late father will appear on computers around the world Tuesday. Milo Golding’s “Finding Hope” was named the winner of the 2021 Doodle for Google competition, and the piece will appear on Google homepages. Golding, an 11th grader at Lexington Christian Academy, was told the good news by Google CEO Sundar Pichai after being named one of five finalists out of 54 students from every U.S. state and territory. “I can’t tell you how inspiring we found… Source link

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Yandex N : Third Ilya Segalovich Award Honors New Winners

The third annual Ilya Segalovich Award ceremony presented each of the six winners with one million rubles to recognize their outstanding contributions to applied and theoretical research in computer science and related fields. Yandex established the honor, named after its co-founder Ilya Segalovich, in 2019. Open to young researchers and academics in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, the Award recognizes new talent and outstanding work in research… Source link

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