The Daily Populous

Friday July 9th, 2021 evening edition

image for A senior Google executive who reportedly opposed employees working remotely has caused an internal stir by moving to New Zealand to work remotely himself

The senior Google executive Urs Hölzle is moving to New Zealand to work remotely, CNET reported.

His move fueled internal uproar as he reportedly opposed remote work for lower-level staff.

Google has said it is planning to have most employees start returning to the office in September.

A senior Google executive has caused uproar at the company after reportedly moving to New Zealand to work remotely despite opposing remote work for the company's lower-ranking employees.

He strongly opposed remote work for Google employees who didn't have a certain seniority level or wouldn't be assigned to an office, a resigning employee told CNET.

A Google spokesperson told Insider that Hölzle never opposed remote work for employees who didn't have a certain seniority level or wouldn't be assigned to an office.

The company later modified those plans to say 20% of employees can work from new office locations and 20% can work remotely. »

The first African American contestant to win National Spelling Bee is now aiming for Harvard, the NBA and NASA

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(CNN) Zaila Avant-garde wasn't focused on her place in history on Thursday when she became the first African American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 93 editions of the competition.

The 14-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana, won the 2021 crown after correctly spelling murraya -- a type of tree -- that she associated with the famous comedian.

So to actually win the whole thing was like a dream come true," she told CNN's "New Day" on Friday. »

Four Seasons Total Landscaping hosting Laura Jane Grace and Brendan Kelly concert

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Decorative lawn boulders and gravel soon won’t be the only rock occupying the grounds of Four Seasons Total Landscaping.

It took all of 17 minutes on Thursday to sell out the concert’s 200 tickets, said Sean Middleton, Four Seasons Total Landscaping director of sales.

» READ MORE: From Philly to Germany, thousands participated in the virtual Fraud Street Run, inspired by Four Seasons Total Landscaping (from November 2020). »

World of Warcraft's latest cinematic is a narrative disaster and players hate it

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And it's easy to see why many players hate her: Sylvanas's motives are so indecipherable that she frequently feels inconsistent and contrived.

But after the release of World of Warcraft's latest major cinematic , it really seems like our worst fears are true: Sylvanas just sucks.

And judging by the negative response to its latest cinematic across WoW's different online communities, I don't think I'm the only one. »