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In a letter sent to Zuckerberg on Friday, committee members said he's the person that Facebook should send to testify before Congress. Last fall, Facebook sent its general counsel to congressional hearings about Russia's use of social media to influence the 2016 presidential election. But social media users received news of the partnership with caution and disdain, especially given past concerns about how Alexa-enabled devices handle their users’ information. In one case, for instance, Alexa appeared to have recorded and sent out a private conversation without the users’ consent.XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEBut the turbulence left the plane cabin full of bloodied and shaken passengers. Several ambulances rushed to the airport as the plane landed, in a chaotic scene that Mr. Nikaj said he keeps replaying. Commissioned portraits of private homes are something of a niche market, used primarily by real estate brokers seeking a memorable keepsake for a client or someone looking for an unusual gift, which was the case for the Olks, who received their portrait from longtime friends.
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYWomen often complain about how their dresses don't offer pockets, but Crazy Rich Asians star Gemma Chan even had pockets in her amazing fuchsia gown, and fashion fans had opinions. Some loved it, but one Twitter user noted, "At least Gemma Chan got pockets on her dress, makes it slightly less hideous." ‘LEONARD COHEN: A CRACK IN EVERYTHING’ at the Jewish Museum (through Sept. 8). The curators of this show, John Zeppetelli of the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal and Victor Shiffman, commissioned artists of various disciplines to develop pieces inspired by Cohen. Some are simple and quiet, like “Ear on a Worm” from the film artist Tacita Dean, a small image playing on a loop high in the space that shows a perched bird, a reference to “Bird on the Wire” from Cohen’s 1969 album “Songs From a Room.” Some are closer to traditional documentary, like George Fok’s “Passing Through,” which intercuts performances by Cohen throughout his career with video that surrounds the viewer, suggesting the songs are constant and eternal while the performer’s body changes with time. Taken together, the layered work on display has a lot to offer on Cohen, but even more to say about how we respond to music, bring it into our lives, and use it as both a balm and an agent for transformation. (Mark Richardson) 212-423-3200, thejewishmuseum.org
Originally published Sept. 6, 10:35 a.m. PT.Update, 11:46 a.m. PT: Adds response from Google. A fierce opponent to Mr. Macron’s policies, Mr. Carême likes to say that Green policies have to tackle the end of the world as much as the end of the month. “Environmentalism is all about social justice,” he said.