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Joe Dempsie has shared his thoughts on the divisive Game Of Thrones finale, including an important message he thinks we can all glean from the episode.The British actor played the blacksmith Gendry in the first three series of the hit fantasy drama, returning for the final two seasons, the last of which ended up getting a mixed response from fans.In a new interview with The Independent, Joe admitted he has “sympathy” for those disappointed with the pacing of the final series, stating: “Watching it back, I think they could have maybe taken a little more time.”However, Joe was quick to add that he’s actually a fan of the finale overall, in particular the message that “the human race can put their differences aside to defeat a common enemy”.“That is something we could all do with addressing,” he concluded.During the interview, Joe was also asked for his thoughts on the romance between his character and Arya Stark, played by co-star Maisie Williams.“It was an odd transition purely because I’d seen Maisie grow up,” Joe said of his co-star, who was 12 when she first appeared in Game Of Thrones.“I’d met her when she was a child and, during the course of the first three seasons, it was something I was asked regularly because the books suggest there’s a possible romance. It always made me slightly uncomfortable.“I know we were recreating fantasy, but we as actors have to make it very much in reality, and they were asking me to comment on whether I – at the time, a 25-year-old man – would like my character to hook up with a 14-year-old. I always avoided answering the questions. But it was something I then had to think about.”Fortunately, when it actually came to shooting the scene, Joe said he found it “absolutely fine”.He explained: “When we were doing season eight, Maisie was a grown woman. Also, putting that initial discomfort to the side, I didn’t wanna patronise her. “She’s an incredibly capable young woman who commanded the respect of that set, so to play up about doing the scene would have been doing her a massive disservice.”Since the Game Of Thrones finale aired in 2018, it’s proved controversial with both fans and the cast, with a number of former stars sharing their thoughts on how producers chose to wrap things up.Sophie Turner and Alfie Allen have defended the episode in the past, while Charles Dance recently admitted that he would join many fans in signing a petition for the episode to be re-shot.MORE GAME OF THRONES: Game Of Thrones' Joe Dempsie Has A Convincing Theory About One Of The Show's Unanswered Questions Emilia Clarke Shares Her Rather Gruesome Theory About The Game Of Thrones Finale Paddy Considine Lands Lead Role In Game Of Thrones Prequel House Of The Dragon
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A new study has revealed that eating a ketogenic (“keto”) diet protects against heart failure and may even be able to reverse the condition in some cases. The research involved comes from St. Louis University, which found that eating a high-fat and low-carb diet has a significant effect in cases of heart failure with decreased mitochondrial pyruvate carrier (MPC) expression. … Continue reading
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Firm launches cheapest phones yet: £329 5G model, £179 basic handset After a long hiatus, OnePlus returned to the budget category earlier this year with the OnePlus Nord. Now it is following up with two more budget devices: the OnePlus Nord N10 5G, and the entry-level LTE-only OnePlus Nord N100.…
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Learn about the new features that come with Amazon Stores and how they can drive traffic, increase your conversions, and boost your brand.The post Amazon Stores: An Essential Guide for Driving Growth with Storefronts via @AMZRobynJohnson appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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WhatsApp added an option to chats today that allows the user to mute said chat forever. The Facebook-owned app and ecosystem previously only allowed a chat to be muted for 8 hours, 1 week, or 1 year. This was fine, sure, but what if you wanted to stay in a chat and never, ever hear a notification from the chat … Continue reading
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As offices reopen across the US, Business Insider wants to hear from employees about how it is going.
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The device could one day mean less x-rays for people with dental implants
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There are other added benefits for publishers to have ticketing on their events, beyond the revenue. The post Paid virtual events are the new golden ticket for publishers appeared first on Digiday.
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Massive public records request reveals scale of warrantless surveillance Never mind the Feds. American police forces routinely "circumvent most security features" in smartphones to extract mountains of personal information, according to a report that details the massive, ubiquitous cracking of devices by cops.…
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Intel researchers developed a hardware accelerator that helps IoT devices use post-quantum cryptography
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Betting on the cryptocurrency is also like making an early investment in a tech behemoth like Apple or Google, Jones said Thursday.
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Finns are going Cray cray HPE will build a Cray EX supercomputer for scientific and AI research in Europe, using AMD Epyc processors and GPUs, it announced on Wednesday.…
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Deal sees $7bn paid now, $2bn in 2025 when Intel hands over key IP and FAB workers Intel has agreed to sell its NAND and SSD businesses to South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix for $9bn.…
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(Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)) Researchers at Empa and ETH Zurich succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles. This opens up numerous possibilities for producing energy directly where it is needed, i.e. in the use of everyday electronics.
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