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The Dream Street Pittsburgh Photography Project consumed W. Eugene Smith’s life for three years, from 1955–1958.
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He taught us to bear witness.
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“Lawmakers could use this book for ideas to prioritize aligning AI with human values.”
Life, for all its foibles, also has its little justices: you miss the bus and meet the lovely boy waiting for the next one. They hire somebody else and the company promptly folds.
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Fascination with the lives of the contemporary British royal family has remained as strong as ever as demonstrated by the enduring success of Netflix’s The Crown, which dramatizes Queen El
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