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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  August 2, 2019 8:45am-9:00am CEST

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they are the musters of self publicity and provocation but this time the headlines are positive guitarists. crisper of german band ramstein kissed on stage in moscow in what is being seen as a protest against russian anti l g b t c g the band later posted a photo of the kiss on instagram with the caption russia we now feel. it has to be said it's not the 1st time the 2 guitarists have kissed on stage but of course it's of special significance in russia now the band have a huge following there so much sorrow that a russian cover band called radio tap or translate their songs into russian on a very successful themselves getting radio plays and their copycat videos getting millions of clicks on social media.
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they were still at war with what they were but their habit i just had to do it i started immediately called the guys and we recorded the video in just 4 days ramstein had been silent for 10 years and everyone was just waiting for something new. still available. to sing up to says officers for the cover of the d.l. of rum stein's do it radio tell polke more than $4000000.00 views on you tube it became one of the most successful music videos front man only out ramos is a huge ramstein found like many of his fellow countrymen. given what is the cause i think it is all because of the language together with the guitar riffs they use it creates this effect of brutality the combination of language and music do you feel
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if it was in any other language it wouldn't be the same that the sort of german suits this music so well. yes but the bold and the good music at the will bring about the rescue is a chocolate. mama stein's do house is also a huge hit in russia it was not an easy task for leg to translate this one is in his native language. but it wasn't the name i thought when such i want to buy also that no one in russia understood what a song was about when i told my compatriots what it was about english because they all got a bit confused. they said was related to melissa so we thought it was about cutting something down and pour in gasoline on it but no not just. to the surprise of many russian fans rum stein was singing about a wedding during old eggs school days ramstein was the sole motivation for the
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ending jam and he got pretty good at it he's now also pretty good at imitating ramstein front man linda man they were at the feel good feel of the part like to turn myself into to lindemann be so crazy that hitting his knee thing he does is so cool and the dark characters he creates in his songs are amazing to recreate the record. oh it's. radio tapioca have to would russia and neighboring countries in their orange band or like also translates the songs of other major english speaking world bands linkin park system of a down and go last have all found their russian voice thanks to him he produces most of the seats here in his apartment just outside moscow 3 years ago some songs he translated went viral now he has over a 1000000 he cheap subscribers who want him to translate best face which hits.
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about my aim was for someone to be able to sit down in their car turn a song and listen to it as if it were a native speaker and they could effortlessly understand the lyrics which of them were because a very few people in russia speak foreign languages but unlike on europe why. should a very original german that's in some radio town called brownstein in russian and it's certainly found in the audience. now the use of facial recognition is becoming ever more widespread and anyone who's been through an airport late lead might have had their queuing time cut considerably thanks to the technology but unlike all fingerprints all passwords facial recognition can be used quickly all mass whether we like it all malt a new documentary asked what the human face has become all become in this world of
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surveillance and how this is all playing out when it comes to alt. the eyes of the state in cities across china being in a public space means being under the watchful eye of surveillance cameras here each individual's identity is captured with facial recognition. totally controlled for many it's a dystopian nightmare. not could this also happen to us last year a test run for facial recognition software was carried out of the train station in the south in the federal police wanted to know this software could recognize $300.00 volunteers who moved about within view with the cameras the hit rate was 70 percent that pilot project was the inspiration for good conrad's documentary film face it to begin with because it is the digitalization of the face is an incredible encroachments on us as people and this is going to continue because the face is the
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part of the body that's in the open and unprotected you can just access it. to go out of. our faces mentioned and turned into a digital card who does that belong to and who should have access to that data those demonstrating against the pilot project at the train station believe no one should have access to it they say that those who are controlled by the stage will not be able to move as freely as they would like to but the protesters are in the minority hardly any of the passers by at the train station seemed bothered by the surveillance on the contrary there is a protest we filmed the row test and most of those who came in were given a leaflet said they think it's ok. to go now and none of this is new the german state has had access to its citizens financial data for some time in the form of biometric passport photographs the film makes clear that the
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digital flow of cash out with the to corporations or government agencies is stoppable. but face it doesn't limit itself to the pros and cons of facial recognition it also looks at how i should utilize sanctions. not years ago gemini. bismark mounted a book called public face the giant's money changed its expression based on estimates of the city's new would smile be the big smiley has moving eyes and mouth because it's kind of built to mimic the way algorithms read faces and that's what we want the thought was needed that people become aware that their own face is no longer private. about the. face it is the viewer to stay vigilant and ask what the future of facial recognition holds what exactly is happening without data and whether it can ever be deleted 6 6.
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we're island hopping all this week and today we're actually going to visit 2 in the venetian lagoon the lagoon is an enclosed by the northeast coast of a state in the adriatic sea and venice is of course its most famous destination but there are other beautiful islands that are definitely worth a visit as you're about to see we're all known renowned for its glass blowing but 1st stop the rather colorful island of border ah no. gliding along the grand canal towards the venetian again within minutes the scenery changes entirely the lagoon is home to more than 30 small islands most of them uninhabited after half an hour we reach burano famous for its brightly colored fisherman's houses. no cause to bust ya know de rossi advised us to come early to avoid the tourists. he's the operator of
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a travel port au pair and he tells us why the houses here came to be painted in such an eye popping shades. that it does it would on all the houses on the lawn or so colorful because the fishermen used to be out at sea for long periods and this was the way they could see their homes from afar. it made them less homesick. the video made almost an honest. these days the brightly painted houses are such a big part of brando's image that owners must get permission to change their color . another i catch in sight is the leaning down tower of garani which has a tilt of about 1.8 meters is there in. the ground is very swampy and the church tower was simply horribly planted by the architect but today we're quite proud of it because it's become a landmark no one can imagine iran without
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a tower. that. these days just a few of the island's 2 and a half 1000 residents live from fishing they sell their catch in venice and to grandmother's numerous restaurants their menus feature a wide variety of fresh fish and seafood so what's the locals failed put fish fish . the ones out the locals love marinated sardines in the morning with a glass of wine that's typical. after lunch we set off for the neighboring island of murano a 20 minute boat ride away grano is world famous for its glass since the 14th century the island's glass blowers have been recognized as the best of their kind even catering to boil families. today murano is still home to glass blowers who are masters of their trade it takes years of experience to know
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how to feel as pieces of glass together so they won't crack and to create certain colors. whether it's an elaborate chandelier for thousands of euros more affordable figurine most visitors take home a souvenir made from miranda. if you ever spend the night on the bronco morano. go with it's quest taking scenery venice is just too close and too tempting.
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yes but is an insider tips on our weather a few tourists in venice is just 20 minutes away on a boat much more about european islands to visit on our website and all sorts of all. that's d.w. dot com slash culture on facebook at b.w. . that's it for now though cheers.
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