Artificial intelligence and a remote human guide are helping visually impaired Seacoast residents enjoy the Candlelight Stroll at Strawbery Banke. “Aira develops transformative remote assistive technology that connects the blind with a network of certified agents via wearable smart glasses and an augmented reality dashboard that allows agents to see what the blind person sees in real time. Agents, serving as visual interpreters for the blind, help users accomplish a wide range of daily tasks and activities – from navigating busy streets to recognizing faces and literally traveling the world.”
Get your Hanukkah latkes from Bubby’s — or make them yourself with a few new recipes shared by Rachel Forrest this week.
Green Elephant has a drink called “Winnie-pooh-saukee” hahaha
In not so great news, rats are apparently on the rise in downtown Portsmouth… don’t worry, though, the photo for the article is pretty cute. (also, is this a conspiracy? Hmm.)
Love and Kilnerry, a movie shot in Portsmouth, has released their trailer. You may recall their call for extras, which was mentioned in the PortsmouthLOVE Letter last year. It’s odd to see Portsmouth’s city skyline with a mountain range imposed behind it!