Posts Tagged ‘virtual’

Mark Zuckerberg Sits Down With Virtual Meta Family For Some Virtual Turkey

MENLO PARK, CA—With all his employees out of town to enjoy Thanksgiving with friends and loved ones, Mark Zuckerberg is taking the time to sit down with his virtual metaverse family and eat some virtual turkey.  “Our Metaverse technology has completely revolutionized the way we celebrate Thanksgiving,” said Zuckerberg. “Instead of sitting down with real […]

On the Virtual Meeting between the US and China

One of the major events of current world politics was the November 16 virtual meeting of the two leading world powers, the USA and China. It lasted three and a half hours and went beyond the scheduled time. This fact along with the content of the issues discussed and the parties’ positions on them as […]

Metaverse Will ‘Trap Us in Virtual Reality’ and Position Zuckerberg as ‘World’s Largest Landlord’

By Jeremy Loffredo Facebook’s parent company has a new name — metaverse. And according to Mark Zuckerberg, the company also has a new mission: to be “the successor to the mobile internet” and a “virtual environment where we can hang out, shop and work.” But journalist and political commentator Emily Jashinsky has a different take on Zuckerberg’s metaverse. “One of the […]

Xi-Biden’s Virtual Meeting Hopes Injecting Certainty Into Ties 

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden in a virtual meeting on Tuesday discussed strategic and fundamental issues on the development of bilateral relations. The first face-to-face virtual meeting between the top two leaders lasted more than three hours. They opened their talks on a friendly note. Chinese observers said that the meeting […]

‘Planned-Opolis’: Take a Virtual Tour of Your Dystopian Future Techno-Prison

From digital ID to “smart homes” that surveil their targets in their most intimate environments, the ruling class is erecting a technetronic control grid. To add insult to injury, they market it as an ultra-modern utopia that you should be excited to participate in as its newest member/slave. On the micro-level, that will mean implanting […]

Billionaire Reveals Virtual Reality Experience Called ‘Mainstream Media’

At a hotly anticipated remote keynote presentation on Friday, billionaire Jeff Bezos revealed the details of an exciting new virtual reality experience which he says will allow consumers to log on to an artificial fantasy world completely unlike our existing reality. “We’re calling it Mainstream Media, or MSM for short,” Bezos told viewers. “MSM will allow […]

Facebook Introduces New Virtual Reality Pods To Plug You Into Metaverse

MENLO PARK, CA—Genius billionaire and totally human Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced he is building a brand new virtual reality world for everyone to live in, which he calls the “Metaverse.” To help everyone plug in and get completely immersed in the virtual world, Facebook Meta has introduced high-tech virtual reality pods. “Our Meta-Pods […]

Iran-Oman 1st virtual expo launched

Iran-Oman 1st virtual expo launched – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The first Iran-Oman Virtual Expo was launched on Monday by the Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) and Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI). The online exhibition is scheduled to be held until September […]

FMs of countries bordering Afghanistan hold virtual summit

FMs of countries bordering Afghanistan hold virtual summit – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Foreign ministers of countries neighboring Afghanistan held a virtual conference on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in the war-torn country. The meeting was attended by the foreign ministers of Iran, Pakistan, China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. It took place one day after […]

Rutgers bars unvaccinated student from attending virtual classes

A New Jersey student has said he is barred from taking classes at Rutgers University because he has not been vaccinated — even though he is only studying virtually from home. Logan Hollar, 22, told NJ.com that he largely ignored the school’s COVID mandate “because all my classes were remote” from his Sandyston home, some 70 miles from Rutgers’ […]

Rutgers Uni Student Banned From Taking Online Virtual Classes Because He’s Unvaccinated

A business owner in the UK has been forced to close her shop after testing positive for COVID-19 for the second time despite being double jabbed. Ursula Sutcliffe says she has lost her sense of smell, has a pain in the back of her head and is now bedridden due to the infection, despite having […]

Creating a Virtual Community of Greeks in Japan

Tokyo with Mt. Fuji in the background. Credit: Morio/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 3.0 Japan is one of the most populated countries in the world, with a population numbering over 126 million. Increasingly, immigrants have flocked to Japan, including many Greeks. Forming a new life and community in a foreign country often proves very difficult, and […]

A Virtual Reunion 10 Years Later: Indigenous and Women of Color Feminists reflect on historic delegation to Palestine

Ten years ago, the Indigenous and Women of Color Feminist Delegation issued its historic statement, Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous & Women of Color Feminists. First published in Electronic Intifada and Jadaliyya and shared by the BDS movement and multiple other sites, the statement was translated to Spanish by delegation member […]

“Superhighways” of the Original Australians Uncovered by Virtual Migrant

When the first human migrants arrived in Australia tens of thousands of years ago, they spread out across the land following a series of heavily traveled pathways that scientists have identified as the world’s first “superhighways.” With the assistance of a powerful supercomputer supplied by Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico, these scientists have now […]

Virtual Lag B’Omer-Iftar Celebration Celebrates Jewish-Muslim Dialogue, ‘Interfaith Diplomacy’ in Gulf

(From top left, clockwise) Ambassador Sh. Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, AJC International Director of Interreligious Affairs Rabbi David Rosen and former Ambassador Marc Sievers. Photo: Screenshot. The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) hosted a virtual webinar on Thursday about the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence between the Muslim and […]

World’s 1st virtual Jewish center aims to revitalize a declining minority

In early 2020, Pavlina Šulcová was on the verge of making history in her hometown: She had identified a space that could house the Czech Republic’s first modern Jewish community center. The building, nestled amid the maze of red roofs, alleyways and bridges that make the Old City of Prague an enduring tourist attraction, was […]

Biden is only world leader to wear a mask at virtual climate summit

US President Joe Biden appeared to be the only world leader wearing a mask during a virtual climate summit hosted by the White House. Leaders who could be seen maskless on the call included Russian president Vladimir Putin, German chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and EU leaders Ursula von der Leyen and […]

MEDinISRAEL virtual conference

April 18, 2021 by J-Wire News Service Read on for article The Israel Trade Commission Australia will host the 6th Biennial MEDinISRAEL Conference and Exhibition, which will link distinguished peers working in the field of Medical Devices and Digital Healthcare. Shai Zarivatch COVID-19 has created a tremendous challenge for the medical industry, and innovation is […]

Museum’s Virtual Bookclubs, Films Take Readers Back into Greek History

The story of Princess Alice of Battenberg, the mother of Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, is part of Greek history. Credit: Riera on ca.wikipedia/Public Domain Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum is now taking readers back into Greek history with a series of virtual bookclubs, where people all around the world can take part in immersing […]

Blinken, Senate leaders join Israel Independence Day virtual event

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senate leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell participated on Wednesday night in a virtual celebration of Israel’s 73rd Independence Day. According to Israel’s embassy in Washington, which hosted the event, more than 20,000 people watch it online. “In your 73rd year of freedom, we salute Israel’s […]

Baalbek Reborn: Virtual Tour Brings Roman Temples Back to Life

Baalbek in Lebanon has been known by many names, ruled by many different kings and emperors, and has been under the dominion of many faiths in its long and storied history. Some 2,000 years ago, around 27 BC, when it was known as Heliopolis or “The City of the Sun”, Baalbek served as the premier […]

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Survivors’ grandchildren hold virtual ceremony

3GDC – a Washington-based organization representing 3Gs, the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors – hosted a virtual event for Holocaust Remembrance Day in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) and the organization Sixth & I. 3G is symbolic of the three generations since the Holocaust, and the importance of representation and […]

Participants from more than 70 countries join March of the Living’s virtual commemorations

Browse > Home / News / Participants from more than 70 countries join March of the Living’s virtual commemorations April 9, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Participants from across the world joined leaders, dignitaries and Holocaust survivors in March of the Living’s virtual events marking Holocaust Remembrance Day across the Jewish world. […]

MOTL Honors Medical Heroes During Second Virtual Yom HaShoah March

Each year, March of the Living brings roughly 10,000 people to Poland on Yom HaShoah to walk along the trails of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it cannot take place physically for the second year in a row. Instead, innovative 3D technology is being used to broadcast the first virtual march. On April 8 at […]

LA Organizations Partner with March of the Living for Virtual Yom HaShoah Conference

For many high school students in Los Angeles, participating in the March of the Living program is a rite of passage. Instead of learning about the Shoah through a history book, thousands visit Auschwitz-Birkenau in person each year. In response to the cancellation of this year’s March of the Living, Milken Community Schools, the International […]

Citizens from the Arab world join the virtual March of the Living

 Dozens of messages from the Arab world have arrived as part of the memorial sign campaign that the March of the Living is organizing for the second consecutive year. These messages, which arrived from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and other Arab countries, came due to the participation of Sharaka (Arabic for […]

Virtual Mimouna event to host famed Israeli artists, promote diversity

The organization Judaism Your Way, based out of Colorado, announced in a press release that it is marking the end of Passover with an online educational workshop and ceremonial performance in honor of Mimouna, a traditional celebration dinner originating from Maghrebi Jews. The event, “Mimouna: A Celebration of Jewish Diversity,” is set to take place […]

2021 The Year Virtual Archaeology Fights Back

The 2020 lockdowns saw thousands of planned archaeological excavations canceled and postponed and those archaeologists who persisted at their projects faced serious challenges accessing archives, labs, reports and museum artifacts. But humankind is resilient and none more so than ingenious archaeologists, as 2021 has seen an array of amazing discoveries from mapping monuments in Erbil […]

Sidney Powell Headlines ‘Make America Free Again’ Virtual Summit

Sidney Powell—the pro-Trump attorney who became a heroine in the far-right QAnon movement for pushing fantastical “Kraken” election-fraud lawsuits—will headline a “Make American Free Again” virtual summit later this week. The event, which takes place on Sunday, March 21, will bring together a group of so-called “patriots’ to discuss the “imminent threat to our very […]

Antisemitism is ‘Global Problem,’ Says UN Official in Virtual Conference on Fighting Anti-Jewish Hatred

UN High-Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos. Photo: Screenshot A leading United Nations official called for greater international recognition of antisemitism and more focus on the role of social media in the spread of online hate, during a virtual conference hosted Monday. “The majority of anti-Semitic attacks have taken place in Europe or […]

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