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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Author: Mohamed Bassell

Snowden is selling crypto NFT for $ 5.5 million

A report of Edward Snowden, a former contractor with the US National Security Agency (NSA), has revealed that the NFT has sold about $ 5.4 million in cryptocurrency tokens, according to the verege.

The encrypted piece of art bears the name Stay Free, and is represented in a group of pages of the court ruling that recognized the unlawfulness of the extensive surveillance practices carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA), which Snowden had revealed to the world in 2014, and these documents were arranged so that Snowden’s face appears, According to Engadget.

“Emerging applications of coding can play an important role in upholding our rights,” Snowden said in a statement issued by the Freedom of the Press Foundation. “This auction will develop valuable and privacy-protected uses of cryptography, to protect press freedom and serve the public.”

Snowden announced, in a tweet on his official Twitter account, that the sale of his encrypted art piece is directed directly to the International Press Freedom Foundation, which he chairs.

Dubai shines a spotlight on budding artists, photographers and students

“Art of the World Dubai”, the region’s leading exhibition offering affordable artwork, has revealed the return of its 2021 edition with a rich set of initiatives designed to support emerging artists and photographers in the emirate.

The exhibition presents new activities and opportunities for innovators in its seventh edition, which will start between 7 and 10 April next, at the Dubai World Trade Center, through its long-term partnership with Rove Hotels, and the strong partnerships that it brings with the most prominent private sector companies and local schools.

The exhibition seeks to provide an ideal platform, to highlight young talents, and to provide an opportunity for new artists to compete in front of art lovers and the elite of the most prominent actors locally and internationally.

Triple decision to determine what Salah will do next summer?

The coach of the Egyptian Olympic team, Shawky Gharib, revealed, on Wednesday, that the participation of Mohamed Salah, the English star, in the Tokyo Olympics next summer, is a “triple decision.”

Shawky Gharib said in an interview with Agence France-Presse: “The decision to join Mohamed Salah to the team is a tripartite decision, first a technical decision from me personally, then an administrative decision from Liverpool FC and its German coach Jürgen Klopp, then the player himself’s desire to participate with us in the Olympics.”

He added, “Salah’s joining the team in the Olympiad is a move by the state, represented by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Football Association and the technical staff, in search of an Olympic medal that will be the first in the history of Egyptian football’s participation in the Olympiad.”

And about whether there is communication between the coach and the player, Gharib said, “I announced my desire and wish that Salah is with us in the Olympics, and the player did not announce his refusal, which means that he has the desire to participate with us.”

American actor George Segal dies at the age of 87

The American actor George Segal died, Wednesday, at the age of 87, and his wife, Sonia Segal, said in a statement: “With hearts squeezed in pain, the family announces the news of George Segal’s death this morning as a result of complications from surgery to remove a coronary artery blockage.”

American actor George Segal posed in England at a press call to promote his latest film ‘Blume In Love’ circa 1973. (Photo by Larry Ellis Collection/Getty Images)

Segal was famous for his altercations with Richard Burton in the movie (He’s Afrid of Virginia Woolf), He Who Fears Virginia Woolf, and his love for Glinda Jackson in (Attach of Class) “A Touch of Class”, as well as grabbing laughter in the sitcom series (The Goldbergs) The Goldberg Family, and was previously nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Segal was attractive and intelligent, and excelled in dramatic and comedic roles, the most recent of which was Albert “Pops” Solomon, a calm and balanced widower in the comedy series “The Goldberg Family”.

Adam F. Goldberg, the producer of the TV series based on his personal story, tweeted: “Today we lost a legend.”

He added, “It is a real honor that I have formed a small part of George Segal’s wonderful legacy. By pure chance, he was chosen to play the role of Pops. Like my grandfather, George was carrying the heart of a child with a magical touch.”

Segal’s artistic career began in New York theaters, and through television in the early 1960s, and soon he moved to the cinema and played the role of an artist in the movie (Sheep of Fools) “Ship of Fools”, which included a constellation of stars.

In 1967, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Marital Drama for the movie “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Along with Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

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