This $30 virtual course teaches you the ins and outs of AWS

This $30 virtual course teaches you the ins and outs of AWS
This $30 virtual course teaches you the ins and outs of AWS

TL;DR: Work on your IT skills with the Complete AWS E-Book and Video Course bundle for $29.99, a 95% savings as of Aug. 6.

When you’re looking for answers online, you’re likely looking towards “the cloud.” And when it comes to the cloud, a massive amount of companies use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to satisfy their computing needs. The world’s most popular websites and applications – Netflix, Facebook, and Twitter, to name a few — utilize AWS to store the massive amounts of information our online profiles have amassed over time. Whether your small company seeks expansion opportunities or you’re looking to work at a major web platform, every IT professional should be familiar with how AWS works.

If you’re looking to make sense of all that AWS has to offer, the Complete AWS E-Book and Video Course

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Katy Perry and David Guetta on what to expect from the virtual festival

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Katy Perry, David Guetta, and Steve Aoki shared a first look at this year’s Tomorrowland virtual festival.

The performers joined the festival’s co-founder Michael Beers and moderator Sean Dhondt in an online press conference with Variety to talk about what fans can expect from Tomorrowland’s 2020 edition.

The iconic electronic dance music (EDM) festival, which normally takes place in Boom, Belgium, is moving online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hoping to emulate previous years, the virtual festival will combine 3D visuals with innovative game design. Green screen technology will be used to make the event feel as real as possible for the audience.

Each act will record their set at various green screen studios across the world before digital technology is used to mimic the brilliant fireworks and laser shows that Tomorrowland is famous for.

Aoki, the two-time Grammy-nominated DJ, said of the recording experience, “Before I

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Katy Perry, David Guetta, Steve Aoki Preview Tomorrowland Around the World Virtual Festival

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Tomorrowland Around the World performers Katy Perry, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Nervo and Dimitri Vegas joined Tomorrowland co-founder Michiel Beers and moderator Sean Dhondt in an online press conference today to preview what fans can expect from the virtual festival.

Scheduled for July 25 and 26 on the Tomorrowland website, Tomorrowland Around the World has combined 3D visuals with innovative game design to present an interactive digital festival meant to mimic the in-person experience. Attendees of the conference were given a preview of the performances, which utilize green screen technology to give the event a real-life touch.

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Each act recorded its respective set at green screen studios across the world, allowing the artist to be placed in the virtual playground of Tomorrowland with similar lighting and resolution. And because DJs naturally feed off of a crowd’s energy, Tomorrowland Around the

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Modernism Week Considers Virtual Fall Preview: Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, CA — Modernism Week has announced that due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and state and city regulations, it has decided to not offer in-person events for the upcoming Fall Preview, scheduled for October 15-18.

Instead, online virtual programming that would be accessed from the Modernism Week website is under consideration.

“As we continue to review current health guidelines and make plans for the Fall Preview, it has become clear that it will not be possible for us to present live events in the fall,” said J. Chris Mobley, Modernism Week chief executive officer. “Instead, we hope to create a sampling of online virtual programs that will be educational, engaging and entertaining.”

Mobley said providing a safe environment for participants, volunteers, partners and staff is priority.

“Offering virtual architectural experiences, which may include home tours and design presentations, allows us to continue to provide a quality experience in

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Arlington National Cemetery Goes Virtual to Commemorate Milestone Anniversary

Arlington National Cemetery, which has been closed to the public during the novel coronavirus pandemic, marked the 100th anniversary of its historic amphitheater Friday with virtual events.

On May 15, 1920, the marble colonnades of the amphitheater were dedicated. Since then, it has been the setting for the National Memorial Day Observance, previously known as Decoration Day, at which the president traditionally gives an address after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

This year, it is still unclear whether the cemetery will be open to the public on Monday, May 25.

Related: Strict Rules in Place for National Cemetery Visits on Memorial Day

The Army and the Defense Department, which have jurisdiction over Arlington, have yet to make that decision, but restrictions on large public gatherings in northern Virginia and the District of Columbia are still in effect.

In lieu of public events to mark the

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Walmart Launched a Free, Virtual Camp, and Neil Patrick Harris Is the Head Counselor

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Photo credit: Walmart

From Good Housekeeping

With the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, parents’ summer plans — which are often locked into place way back in January — have been thrown for a loop. Depending on where you live and how bad the outbreak is, traditional camps may not be an option this year. So, what is everyone going to do with their kids this whole summer?

Virtual summer camp is a tantalizing proposition. On the one hand, it offers parents a chance to have someone else take over childcare duties for a minute, opening up an opportunity to get work done, do chores, or, heck, even take a shower. On the other, after two months of remote and home-schooling, kids may be over the whole e-learning thing entirely, and virtual summer camp can’t replace the outdoor experiences that make regular summer camp a beloved childhood tradition. And no one

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22 Virtual Summer Camps That Will Keep Your Little Ones Engaged

Obviously, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, summer plans are on hold until further notice. And for families who rely on camp during the warmer months, this can be problematic. Although traditional summer camps might be out of the question this year, there are plenty of virtual options that will keep kids of all ages entertained. Whether they’re looking to keep their academics sharp (hey, no one likes that pesky summer slide, right?) or just want some good, old-fashioned fun, these online summer camps will deliver.

Related: How and When Will Schools Reopen? Experts Outline the Possible Scenarios

Brain Chase

Designed for kids ages 7 to 14, Brain Chase invites students to go on an academic scavenger hunt by selecting three focus categories ranging from math to yoga to writing to foreign languages. They have six weeks to complete their objectives and find the $1,000 missing golden nugget. Send your

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20 Virtual Summer Camps That Will Keep Your Little Ones Engaged

A young boy at home over the weekend using a laptop to do his homework.
A young boy at home over the weekend using a laptop to do his homework.

Obviously, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, summer plans are on hold until further notice. And for families who rely on camp during the warmer months, this can be problematic. Although traditional summer camps might be out of the question this year, there are plenty of virtual options that will keep kids of all ages entertained. Whether they’re looking to keep their academics sharp (hey, no one likes that pesky summer slide, right?) or just want some good, old-fashioned fun, these online summer camps will deliver.

Related: How and When Will Schools Reopen? Experts Outline the Possible Scenarios

When Will Schools Reopen After Coronavirus?
When Will Schools Reopen After Coronavirus?

Camp PBS Kids

Children between the ages of 2 and 8 can get access to a slew of educational activities all summer long using PBS Kids’ website. Parents can also opt

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18 Virtual Summer Camps That Will Keep Your Little Ones Engaged

Obviously, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, summer plans are on hold until further notice. And for families who rely on camp during the warmer months, this can be problematic. Although traditional summer camps might be out of the question this year, there are plenty of virtual options that will keep kids of all ages entertained. Whether they’re looking to keep their academics sharp (hey, no one likes that pesky summer slide, right?) or just want some good, old-fashioned fun, these online summer camps will deliver.

Related: How and When Will Schools Reopen? Experts Outline the Possible Scenarios

When Will Schools Reopen After Coronavirus?

Camp PBS Kids

Children between the ages of 2 and 8 can get access to a slew of educational activities all summer long using PBS Kids’ website. Parents can also opt to get a daily newsletter that’s chock-full of fun activities based on age and

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Need someone to make you sweat? Meet your new virtual trainer

The gym. The studio. Places we once populated as part of our routine, our ritual. Now, in the face of the new normal, many gyms are in phase 3 reopening. And that is a timeline none of us can predict. If you’re wondering how to make the most of your workout when gyms are still closed or you’re just not ready to go back to one yet, consider turning to these online trainers. You can sweat with them in the privacy of your very own home. And your commute from the gym to the office is the easiest one yet.

YOGIS UNITE

Dawn Feinberg, the owner and yogi guru at Ahana in the Design District, isn’t your typical yogi. She’s been known to mix asanas with Biggie and play her harmonium after blasting Tupac. While she’s eager for the return of her outdoor classes in the Design District, she is

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