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So good that even if you forget what they were advertising — Coca-Cola — you’ll remember the fearsome Pittsburgh Steeler defensive tackle and the earnest young fan and everything it said, or didn’t need to say, about race.
THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF ADVERTISINGDANIEL MALLOYFEBRUARY 7, 2021OZY
Prototyping on the game’s movement systems started before development on the game began in earnest.
VIRTUAL REALITY HAS REAL PROBLEMS. HERE’S HOW GAME DEVELOPERS SEEK TO DELETE THEM.DEREK SWINHARTJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He also earned his first Emmy nomination for his voice-over performance in “Central Park,” the earnest and eccentric Apple TV Plus animated series.
AFTER ‘HAMILTON,’ LESLIE ODOM JR. JUST WANTED TO BE HIMSELF. THEN THE ROLE OF SAM COOKE CAME CALLING.THOMAS FLOYDJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
My hope for 2021 is to see more of these ideas explored and adopted in earnest.
FIVE WAYS TO MAKE AI A GREATER FORCE FOR GOOD IN 2021KAREN HAOJANUARY 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Vaccinating the world will be perhaps the single greatest global challenge of 2021, and that process is now beginning in earnest.
THE CHALLENGE OF 2021: VACCINATING THE WORLDDAVE LAWLERDECEMBER 26, 2020AXIOS
It’s expected to take another three or so months to refinance the remaining work — the project is about 40 percent complete — before construction would resume in earnest, he said.
MARYLAND BOARD APPROVES $250 MILLION LEGAL DEAL TO COMPLETE PURPLE LINE CONSTRUCTIONKATHERINE SHAVERDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ahead of the electric racing series' seventh season start in Chile in January, 12 teams gathered at a race track in Valencia, Spain, to run their new cars in earnest for the first time.
AUDI AND BMW TO BOTH LEAVE FORMULA E—HERE’S WHY THAT’S OKJONATHAN M. GITLINDECEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
This is a slow process, but earnest hearts and united minds will render it a sure one.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The earnest youth grinding at the academic mill has dreamed it in the pauses of his studious labor.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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JULY 26, 2021
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