Google is giving its Assistant some new powers in the name of Star Wars fandom. The company's marking this year's May 4th festivities by adding new movie ticket-purchasing powers to its Assistant just in time to for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Oh, it can also speak like Yoda. SEE ALSO: Google Assistant finally works […]
The time and energy gap between seeing something, desiring it, and actually buying it, is shrinking to almost nothing. Instagram users have reported the appearance of in-app purchases, according to TechCrunch. With this new capability, when stores post a product that catches an Instagram scroller's eye, users could click to buy without ever leaving the […]
Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when you have to do it over and over again. Just ask Vine co-creator Dom Hofmann, who hit fans of the now-defunct looping video app with some unfortunate news Friday: He's postponing development of the app's successor indefinitely. Hoffman hit fans with a ray of sunshine in November when […]
On Saturday, NASA will launch its latest and greatest mission to Mars. If all goes according to plan, the InSight lander — designed to look below the surface of Mars, mapping its interior — will take flight to the red planet atop an Atlas V rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at […]
The Millennium Falcon swoops into action in Solo: A Star Wars Story on May 25, but some lucky New Yorkers got to see the ship up close and early. Well, a Lego version of it. This year for Star Wars fan holiday May the 4th (be with you), the Lego Master Builders challenged themselves and […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.