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Google takes aim at ‘beauty filters’ with design changes coming to Pixel phones

Google is taking aim at photo face filters and other “beautifying” techniques that mental health experts believe can warp a person’s self-confidence, particularly when they’re introduced to younger users. The company says it will now rely on expert guidance when applying design principles for photos filters used by the Android Camera app on Pixel smartphones. In the Pixel 4a, Google has already turned off face retouching by default, it says, and notes the interface will soon be updated to include what Google describes as “value-free” descriptive icons and labels for the app’s face retouching effects.

That means it won’t use language like “beauty filter” or imply, even in more subtle ways, that face retouching tools can make someone look better. These changes will also roll out to the Android Camera app in other Pixel smartphones through updates.

The changes, though perhaps unnoticed by the end user, can make a difference

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UEFA Awards: Full list of winners as Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski takes home Men’s Player of the Year

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Aside from Friday being the UEFA Champions League draw, Europe’s governing body for soccer also announced the winners of its most prestigious awards, including Men’s Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year and more. Nominees include massive names in the world of soccer like Robert Lewandowski, Wendi Renard, Jurgen Klopp and others, with Lewandowski taking home Men’s Player of the Year after scoring 55 goals in a season where Bayern Munich won the treble. 

The first award went to Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer as the top goalkeeper. Here are all the winners:

UEFA awards

UEFA Men’s Player of the Year:

  • Winner: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) 

UEFA Women’s Player of the Year: 

  • Winner: Pernille Harder (Wolfsburg, now at Chelsea) 

UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year: 

  • Winner: Hansi Flick (Bayern) 

UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year:

  • Winner: Jean-Luc Vasseur (Lyon) 

Champions League positional awards

Goalkeeper of the 2019-20

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Bill Haisten: As was the case in 2009, OSU’s pursuit of style points takes a back seat to the grind of winning | OSU Sports Extra

After OSU defeated Georgia 24-10, the most dazzling of the 2009 Cowboys — Dez Bryant — was pictured on the SI cover as he dived into the end zone for a touchdown.

There was the sense that those Cowboys could contend for Big 12 and national titles — and then Gundy was jarred by a series of issues, starting with a Game 2 home loss to Houston.

Kendall Hunter, who still might have been the best of all Gundy-era OSU running backs, sustained a foot injury that wound up sidelining him for most of the 2009 season. In a situation that began with an offseason meeting with Deion Sanders, Bryant was suspended by the NCAA for a full year.

Before the Georgia game, a really good OSU linebacker — Orie Lemon — sustained a serious knee injury.

The combination of Hunter and Bryant would have resulted in a 42-point, 500-yard

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