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Bee-wildering! Hives of Notre-Dame in miraculous survival

Phys.org - Thu 18 Apr 19

Some 200,000 bees inhabiting hives in Notre-Dame cathedral survived the inferno that engulfed the heritage landmark in a miraculous escape, their beekeeper said Thursday.

On American hard drives, the most accurate 3-D model of Notre-Dame

Phys.org - Wed 17 Apr 19

At Vassar College in the United States, a university team gathered the week before the devastating fire at Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris to plan an ambitious project: inventorying about a terabyte ...

Craftsmen built Notre Dame eight centuries ago. Now it may be up to robots to save it.

The Washington Post - Tue 16 Apr 19

As the first images of charred wreckage inside the Notre Dame cathedral appeared online Tuesday, engineers around the world said one observation was already clear: to return the ancient structure ...

YouTube's Notre Dame-9/11 flub highlights AI's blind spots

TechXplore - Tue 16 Apr 19

YouTube might need a few more humans. The machines whose job is to tamp down conspiracy theories are not cutting it just yet.

Rebuilding Notre Dame will be long, fraught and expensive

Phys.org - Tue 16 Apr 19

Notre Dame in Paris is not the first great cathedral to suffer a devastating fire, and it probably won't be the last.

YouTube accidentally links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks

Phys.org - Tue 16 Apr 19

A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror ...

A computerized YouTube fact-checking tool goes very wrong: In flaming Notre Dame, it somehow sees Sept. 11 tragedy

The Washington Post - Mon 15 Apr 19

As images of the iconic spire falling to the streets played on YouTube, “information panels” appeared below the videos appearing to link it to the terrorist attack on Sept. 11.

Notre Dame Cathedral fire: What caused it and what happens next - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 18 Apr 19

Officials speculate that a possible electrical short-circuit is responsible for the fire in tandem with the cathedral's lack of fire-prevention safeguards.

What caused the Notre Dame fire and how Paris united in the aftermath - CNET, CNET - Thu 18 Apr 19

Notre Dame Cathedral fire, cause and reconstruction: Everything we know - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 17 Apr 19

Authorities speculate that the cathedral's lack of fire-prevention safeguards might have heightened the risk of fire.

Thank DJI Drones For Helping Notre Dame Firefighters

Geek.com - Wed 17 Apr 19

As the world still reels in response to the random fire that destroyed great chunks of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, people comfort themselves looking at all the work being done to […] The ...

Walt Disney and Badoo join companies pledging money to rebuild Notre-Dame

TechCrunch - Wed 17 Apr 19

Walt Disney and dating app Badoo are the latest companies to pledge funds for the rebuilding of Notre-Dame after the historic cathedral sustained severe damage in a fire earlier this week. Disney ...

Colossus Was The Robot Deployed By Paris Firefighters To Save Notre Dame

Ubergizmo - Wed 17 Apr 19

Paris firefighters faced a mammoth task in trying to contain the Notre Dame fire which burned down the roof and destroyed the spire. The fire did destroy invaluable parts of the cathedral but ...

A visual history of Notre-Dame de Paris - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 16 Apr 19

President Macron has vowed to rebuild the iconic landmark, and billionaires and businesses have pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to support the restoration.

Notre Dame Cathedral fire and reconstruction: Everything we know - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 16 Apr 19

Firefighters save the main structure including the outer walls and the two belltowers, but Notre Dame's iconic spire was lost.

Historian uses lasers to unlock mysteries of Gothic cathedrals

National Geographic - Tue 16 Apr 19

A tech-savvy art historian uses lasers to understand how medieval builders constructed their architectural masterpieces.

Notre Dame and the culture it inspired – from Matisse to the Muppets

Guardian.co.uk - Tue 16 Apr 19

It mesmerised Proust, terrified Homer Simpson and gave us the Hunchback – Guardian critics celebrate Paris’s gothic masterpiece at the heart of the modern imaginationAs Notre Dame Cathedral’s ...

In Notre Dame Fire, Echoes of the 1837 Blaze That Destroyed Russia's Winter Palace

Livescience - Tue 16 Apr 19

After the building that symbolized 'all that is Russian' went up in flames, the czar scrambled to restore it to its former glory.

3D Laser Scans Could Be Crucial in Notre Dame Cathedral Restoration After Fire

Geek.com - Tue 16 Apr 19

A day after a devastating fire tore through the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, hundreds of millions of committed donations have poured in to help rebuild the damaged portions of the ...

DJI drones helped track and stop the Notre Dame fire

The Verge - Tue 16 Apr 19

Parisian firefighters used DJI drones to track the progression of the Notre Dame fire and to find the best positions to aim fire hoses. By flying DJI Mavic Pro and Matrice M210 ...

YouTube’s Algo Placed A 9/11 Attacks Link Under Notre Dame Fire Videos

Ubergizmo - Tue 16 Apr 19

The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire yesterday. The roof was destroyed and the spire fell down. Naturally, there was intense media coverage of the incident given that Notre ...

Daily Crunch: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold

TechCrunch - Tue 16 Apr 19

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe ...

3D laser scans of Notre Dame Cathedral captured by late historian could be used to save the building

Daily Mail - Tue 16 Apr 19

In 2015 architect Andrew Tallon -- who died last year of brain cancer at age 49 -- successfully captured every detail of Paris' Notre Dame cathedral using a mix of laser technology and digital ...

The internet is already awash in Notre Dame conspiracies

CNN - Tue 16 Apr 19

Even before the blaze at Notre Dame was extinguished, conspiracy theories and fake news about the fire had ricocheted around the internet.

Misinformation about the Notre Dame fire spread quickly on social media

The Verge - Tue 16 Apr 19

The Notre Dame Cathedral inspires so much awe in visitors that seemingly everyone who steps inside it feels a powerful, and personal, sense of connection to it. I visited it myself ...

Notre Dame Cathedral will never be the same, but it can be rebuilt

Ars Technica - Mon 15 Apr 19

A wealth of digital data can help.

Notre Dame's post-fire restoration could be aided by a digital replica

Techspot - Mon 15 Apr 19

If you haven't been tuning in to non-tech news lately, you may not be aware that Notre Dame Cathedral -- one of France's most well-known historical landmarks -- was recently the unfortunate ...

Why the 850-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral is 'incredibly flammable'

Daily Mail - Mon 15 Apr 19

The interior frame of the Notre Dame Cathedral includes roughly 52 acres of wood in total, experts say. The wood inside was already crumbling before the fire, leading parts to be closed off.

Revolution, Napoleon and Now Fire: What Paris' Iconic Notre Dame Cathedral Has Endured

Livescience - Mon 15 Apr 19

Today's inferno is not the first time that the Notre Dame Cathedral has been in dire straits.

YouTube's fact checking linked the Notre Dame fire to 9/11

Engadget - Mon 15 Apr 19

YouTube's fact check panels were supposed to help debunk conspiracy theories, but they just backfired in an unfortunate fashion. The internet giant has disabled the algorithmically-provided ...

Notre Dame Is Burning. A Digital Archive Could Hold the Key to Restoring It.

Extremetech - Mon 15 Apr 19

While nothing can replace the historic value of the lost artifacts, a recent data-gathering mission captured an incredible wealth of data about the cathedral's structure and construction. The ...

YouTube’s algorithm added 9/11 facts to a livestream of the Notre-Dame Cathedral fire

TechCrunch - Mon 15 Apr 19

Some viewers following live coverage of the Notre-Dame Cathedral broadcast on YouTube were met with a strangely out of place info box offering facts about the September 11 attacks. Buzzfeed ...

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire: What we know so far - CNET

CNET - Mon 15 Apr 19

Almost 1000 years of French history is burning.

YouTube showed a link to 9/11 info on Notre Dame fire videos - CNET

CNET - Mon 15 Apr 19

The Google-owned site said its algorithm made the “wrong call.”

YouTube mistakenly links Notre Dame fire to September 11 attacks

CNN - Mon 15 Apr 19

A YouTube feature designed to combat misinformation has linked the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral on Monday to the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York.

YouTube on Notre Dame Fire: Did You Know 9/11 Was Real?

Gizmodo - Mon 15 Apr 19

As a fire raged inside the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, people across the world turned to livestreams to watch flames destroy the 850-year-old structure. Read more...

YouTube shows 9/11 link on live videos of unrelated Notre Dame fire

The Verge - Mon 15 Apr 19

A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral today, and as you’d expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of the breaking situation. What’s a little ...

Notre-Dame can be rebuilt–if we let go of our obsession with “authenticity”

Fastcompany Tech - Tue 16 Apr 19

Western notions of authenticity insist on preserving a building’s original materials. But other cultures think differently–and we should look to them when considering how to rebuild ...

Notre-Dame fire: Why historic restorations keep going up in flames

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 15 Apr 19

It’s too early to know what caused the devastating fire in Paris, but all it takes is a moment of negligence to burn a historic building to the ground. The moment I heard about the inferno ...

The Notre Dame Fire and the Future of History

Wired Science Blogs - Mon 15 Apr 19

The Paris inferno tore through centuries of history. But a digital replica of the famed cathedral could help make its restoration all the more complete.

Notre Dame fire: Videos show 850-year-old Paris cathedral ablaze

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 15 Apr 19

The cause of the fire remains unknown. The world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in the heart of Paris appears to be on fire. Videos and photographs are being shared widely online showing flames ...