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Dos toneladas de cocaína del Clan del Golfo fueron incautadas en el Caribe

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En operativos adelantados por unidades de Policía Antinarcóticos, en puertos del Caribe y el Pacífico colombianos, fue decomisado en las últimas horas un cargamento de más de dos toneladas de clorhidrato de cocaína, equivalentes a 2.928 kilogramos.

Según se estableció el alijo, que pertenecería a la organización criminal del Clan del Golfo, estaba listo para ser enviado a destinos en el exterior como Centroamérica y Europa.

El coronel Ricardo Sánchez, jefe del Área de Puertos y Aeropuertos de la Dirección Antinarcóticos de la Policía, entregó detalles del operativo.

Lea además: Hallan cerca de tres toneladas de cocaína en Ciénaga, Magdalena

Según el alto oficial, “en tiempo record hemos realizado cuatro grandes operaciones que nos ha permitido incautar 2.900 kilogramos de clorhidrato de cocaína. Estas operaciones se han desarrollado, especialmente en Santa Marta, Cartagena y en el Puerto de Urabá, a través delos controles físicos, humanos y tecnológicos que realizamos en los puertos y aeropuertos de nuestro país”.

La principal operación se realizó en Santa Marta, luego de que a través de una inspección física, se detectaran 1.060 kilos de clorhidrato de cocaína, los cuales venían ocultos en mercancía que estaba dispuesta para ser exportada.

Un segundo procedimiento se desarrolló en el puerto de la ciudad de Cartagena, en donde se logró ubicar un contenedor con 2.062 recipientes con aceite para refrigerante de motores, mezclado con cocaína.

Lea también: Contundente golpe al narcotráfico en el Huila

Luego de la verificación en el laboratorio forense, se estableció el peso del alijo en 804 kilos del alcaloide, que pretendían ser enviados a Guatemala.

El tercer operativo se adelantó también en el Puerto de Cartagena, en el que se halló un contenedor, con 246 buges de cobre, que contenían en su interior 344 kilos de clorhidrato de cocaína.

Por último, en el Puerto de Urabá y gracias a una denuncia ciudadana, se realizó una verificación a un camión, y a través del procedimiento realizado por un perro antinarcóticos, de nombre 'Lola',  se confirmó que estaban escondidos 720 kilos de cocaína, los cuáles tenían como destino a Eslovenia.

Finalmente, en Cartagena se logró desarticular una organización dedicada a la contaminación de contenedores, que dejó como resultado la captura de cinco personas, quienes fueron imputados por fabricación, tráfico y porte de sustancias estupefacientes.

Con el golpe propinado en contra del narcotráfico se evitó que más de siete millones de dosis del alcaloide ingresaran a ciudades en Bélgica, Alemania, España, Holanda, Eslovenia y Estados Unidos.


          

Singapore mandates drones to be registered

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) will require that drones weighing more than 250 grams (0.5 lb.) be registered as of Jan. 2, 2020.

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DESCRIPTION Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world! Passionate about building, owning and operating massively scalable systems? Experienced in building and leading teams of highly competent software engineers? Want to make a billion-dollar impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. The Team: We're an agile, independent team working to build a brand new AWS product. We need developers who are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems. This team will have the opportunity to work on highly visible projects that directly impact hundreds of other teams at Amazon. Developers at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end-to-end, and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. Join a team of super smart, customer obsessed developers that think big and have fun. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience building new products and services from the ground up. Experience with React.js, Node.js and Java based web applications Experience with building RESTful or SOAP APIs Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer networking and information security. Strong communications skills; you will be required to proactively engage fellow Amazonians both inside and outside of your team. Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases. Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions. Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly. Ability to synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and facilitate engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines. Expertise in software processes, web services, multi-tiered systems, and enterprise application integration. Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role *Please email AWS Sourcing Recruiter, Scott Korkowski (...@amazon.com) if you have questions. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age. **For more information on Amazon Web Services, please visit This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport. By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us. Job details Arlington Area, VA Software Development Associated topics: .net, application, backend, c c++, c#, developer, devops, php, programming, software programmer ()
          

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Stage Amazon training

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Amazon Training self-défense féminine
  • Avec : Cédric Vilella
  • Club : ADAC GENEVE
  • Public : Femme
  • Lieu du cours : Chambéry
  • Date et horaires : 23 nov 2019 - 13h30 - 16H30
  • Tarif : 25€
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Un stage 100% féminin dans lequel vous apprendrez à :

- Gérer les tensions physiques et psychiques

- Réaliser des techniques de défenses simples et efficaces

- Améliorer votre attitude de défense (posture, démarche, voix, regard)


          

Turkish Military To Invade Golf On Sunday For A Quick Look Around

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared that Turkish military will invade the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday afternoon "for a quick look".



"I have ordered Turkish forces to invade the golf on Sunday afternoon when they are finished shelling Syrians" Erdogan explained on Turkish State television. "Maybe my soldiers will hit some golf balls, eat some ice cream, execute some players, or maybe do some doughnuts in their tanks on the greens, who knows," he added.

"We want all our visitors to Turkey to have a great time this week, and to remember that I can do whatever the fuck I want when I want," Erdogan said.

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2019 Turkish Airlines Open Betting Preview And Expert Tips

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2019 Turkish Airlines Open Betting Preview and Tips

November 7th – 10th, 2019
The Montgomerie Maxx Royal, Antalya,, Turkey
Par: 72 / Yardage: 7,133
Purse: $7 million with $1,194,252 to the winner
Defending Champion: Justin Rose
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There's big money on offer but no Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy in the field this week so it's left to Justin Rose to headline the betting at 8/1.  Rosey is the back the back defending champion but that up the road at the Regnum Carya. Pat Reed is 11/1 but worth a look in the win only market might be Shane Lowry at 16/1.  He didn't putt super last week in China but a T9 in GIR shows tee to green he's playing nicely and he's never been outside the top-25 in four visits to Turkey.

Doc's Top-5 Each Way Bets at the 2019 Turkish Airlines Open


Matthias Schwab 28/1


Seems to be still in his trend of missing every second cut but a T4 last week in a big WGC event is sure to have boosted Schwab's confidence and with a T2 in Germany and T4 in Italy you have to feel a win is coming soon.  T18 on his Turkey debut last year.

George Coetzee 40/1


Had to do a double take when I saw George listed at 40/1 this week.  Solo third at Golf National which a tough track for a big batter like George, then a T14 in Portugal and winner of the Vodacom Origins Of Golf on the Sunshine Tour last weekend.  Best of solo 5th in Turkey in 2016.  Maybe the bookies think Georgie and the rugby boys have been on the beer all week!

Danny Willett 30/1


I have to give Danny the benefit of the doubt after something went horribly wrong after a good first round in China was followed by a fall to dead last. He did speak about the heavy rough and getting flyers but that's done and dusted and he's back in Turkey this week where he's previously finished T11 and T4 on this week's Maxx Royal course and T7 last year on the Regnum Carya course.

Tom Lewis 50/1


I'm a big fan of Tom Lewis, he just seems to ghost in every now and again to contend in events.  T5 at the Alfred Dunhill was followed by a T8 in Portugal last time out.  I think he'll like the venue this week where the good putters always prosper.

Victor Perez 40/1


Victor has banked over €1.2 million in the last month with a win on the links in Scotland and T4 last week at the WGC HSBC Champions. In fact his three wins, including two on the Challenge Tour were all in the Autumnal months.  Debut here for the big Frenchman but I think he'll love it.


Long Odds Glory Shots

Nico Colsaerts 80/1:  Overpriced. Winner of the Open de France and T2 in Turkey in 2017.  Victor Dubuisson showed its all about par-5 scoring when he posted -16 for the par fives when he got it to -22 on the Maxx Royal to win in 2015.

Paul Waring 50/1: Four top-25 finishes on the bounce for Paul Waring with big cheques in Scotland (T3) and in China last week (T8)



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Zapato Velcro con Puntera GORILA

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Jesuits remember companions killed in struggle for ecological and social justice

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Jesuits remember companions killed in struggle for ecological and social justice Kevin Clarke Wed, 11/06/2019 - 14:44
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Pope Francis restructures Brazilian dioceses following synod proposal

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Pope Francis: Dialogue begins with empathy, not contempt

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Social justice and martyrdom: Unpacking Francis’ vision for evangelization

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Engineering: Senior Platform Engineer - Miami, Florida

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Senior Platform Engineer We are getting ready to launch and scale a stealth FinTech startup focused on providing underbanked consumers access to innovative financial services. Financially backed by one of the largest alternative financial services providers in the Americas, this startup is well positioned to disrupt the $175 Billion US Financial services industry for the underserved. The company is currently in pre-launch and is expected to enter the market Q4 2019. What you will do: Support the build and management of the backend infrastructure for the platform including integrations with 3rd party vendors Support the implementation of the platform's data strategy Implement new features in a highly collaborative environment with product managers and engineers Contribute to a maintainable, high quality, and performant codebase Effectively communicate your technical solutions and product ideas with the team Mentor other engineering team members Who are we looking for: 5+ years of software development experience including 3+ years developing backend services using Node.js Experience with the JVM, tools, frameworks, languages (Java, Kotlin, Scala etc) Experience designing and developing RESTful, service oriented microservices and function as a service architectures Experience with domain driven design and associated practices Excellent understanding and experience with both functional programming and object oriented design concepts (e.g. SOLID principles etc.) Experience designing data persistence and caching concepts using both SQL and NoSQL DBMS (PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.) Experience with Javascript / Typescript ecosystem (build tools, package manager, frameworks, debugging tools, etc.) DevOps experience with knowledge on how to setup, configure, and maintain a CI/CD pipeline (gitlab, jenkins, concourse etc) Experience with infrastructure as code concepts and tools (terraform, ansible, CloudFormation etc.) Experience designing and implementing cloud native applications together with best practices (12 factor apps, reactive manifesto etc.) Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (e.g. agile/lean software development, continuous deployment, secure application deign, behavior driven development, code review, design documentation, etc.) Excellent knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies (e.g. Docker), resource schedulers Desired experience: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering, or of equivalent experience Entrepreneurial / startup experience Experience in the financial services industry Experience with AWS services (Lambda, VPC, API Gateway, Cognito, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, etc.) ()
          

Poll Question: Is it right for the US government to reverse air transport policy on Cuba and restrict flights to Havana only?

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to Kunming Waterfall Park

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If you need a recommendation where to spend some relaxed time on a sunny day in autumns’ weekend you can go visiting Kunming’s’ Waterfall Park. It is a nice invitation to walk around the lakes alongside the beautiful flowered pathways in the shadow of China’s typical trees.


          

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Gent steekt 2,6 miljoen euro in kinderopvang: “Meer dan duizend plaatsen nodig tegen 2024”

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Het aantal opvangplaatsen voor baby’s en peuters in Gent is licht gedaald. Officieel is er geen tekort, maar het stadsbestuur voorspelt dat er tegen 2024 meer dan duizend plaatsen moeten bijkomen om aan de werkelijke noden te voldoen. Een investering van 2,6 miljoen euro in privé crèches en onthaalouders moet soelaas bieden.


          

Wacky Ways to Walk

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On Wednesdays, Mrs. Graves class looks for wacky ways to “walk” in the halls.  It looks like a load of fun!

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Don't Crush My Chips by Dr. Hank Smith

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Don't Crush My Chips by Dr. Hank Smith
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Brookside was lucky to have an assembly today by Dr. Hank Smith. He started by talking about making good and bad choices. Giving many examples of what a good choice is.  He told the students that if you want to have a successful life, it’s up to the choices we make. If we want to have a happy life, it’s up to our choices.

Dr. Smith then started talking about chickens. He wanted to students to understand what a pecking order was and showed that even some schools have pecking orders.  He related this to bullying and being bystanders. We don’t want to be bystanders. We need to be UPSTANDERS. We need to stand up against bullies. 

Dr. Smith shared stories about kids who were bullied and how just one kid can make a difference by becoming an upstander and make a difference in the lives of the kids they help. He told us that it’s not hard to be an upstander.  We just need to decide to do something.  

He ended with this.  “Let’s talk about chips.”  He introduced a friend (a bag of chips) named Nacho Doritos. Nacho was a kid in school, happy and carefree.  Someone comes up and makes fun of him, and inside his chips are crushed. But Nacho keeps a good attitude and goes on.  But he is teased and made fun of again and again and again. Each time he is crushed a little bit more on the inside. He may look fine, but inside he is crushed.  That changes us over time. The moral of this story. We need to stand up for ourselves and tell others that are being mean to us, “Dude, don’t crush my chips.”

Thank you, Dr. Hank, for an awesome assembly and lesson.

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Teacher Tuesday - Mrs. Tautu

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Teacher Tuesday - Mrs. Tautu

Mrs. Caroline Tautu is one of our amazing first grade teachers. You can always count on her to have a smile on her face and a positive attitude.  We are lucky to have this beloved teacher working here at Brookside. 

On the weekend, Mrs. Tautu loves to spend time with her husband Austin and their  families. They like to go to the gym, relax at home, go on hikes with their dog Kona and go out to eat with their friends! 

If you could have lunch with any fictional character, who would it be? “This is hard! I guess I would have to go back to my childhood with this one as well and say Willy Wonka! I loved that book in the 3rd grade and the movies as well. He would be very interesting to eat lunch with! :)”

Who was your favorite teacher and why? “I had two favorite teachers growing up. One was my fourth grade teacher, I remember every lesson being super interesting and she always made me feel important. My other favorite teacher was one of my junior high teachers that I had every year for a couple different subjects. She genuinely got to know her students and encouraged me. She complimented my work and made me feel like I was seen in her class.”

If given $1000, she would probably buy clothes, groceries, random things she want from amazon or a new furniture/decorations for her house!

For karaoke night, Mrs. Tautu would choose to sing: Love Will Find a Way by Christina Aguilera

Who or what inspires you? Mrs. Tautu says, “I am inspired all the time by many different things in my life! I am always inspired by those that I love and are close to me. My husband inspires me because he works really hard every day and comes home with a smile on his face. Its a rare day if you hear Austin complaining about something. He always reminds me that worrying it suffering twice! One thing I turn to if I am lacking inspiration is I find quotes or even just one word that carries value for me and post it somewhere where I can read it every day. It gives me a little boost and pushes me to do better and be better.”

Share a memory or two of school:  Two of the strongest memories of mine in elementary school both include me winning a drawing! Apparently, I was very lucky in my younger days!

  • When I was in second grade I put my name in a drawing to take home our class guinea pigs at the end of the year. I was so excited when I won the drawing but my mom was a little upset. I hadn't asked her if I could enter the drawing in the first place! We took the two guinea pigs home and lived our their days with us! 
  • I remember in Kindergarten the 2002 Olympics were in Salt Lake! Each class had a drawing and one kid got to ride a bus up to Salt Lake and watch a cross country skiing event. I won the drawing in my class and ended up meeting a new friend on the bus that I am still friends with today! 

What is your favorite thing to teach every year? “I love teaching our "How To" writing unit! It's so fun to see what the kids decided to write about and their stories always turn out awesome.” 

What is the best thing about your job? “I think the best part of my job is who I get to work with. They make my job different every day, new and exciting and entertaining! They make me laugh and keep me on my toes. They teach me a lot about myself and I love coming to work everyday because of them.”

Favorites:

  • Pizza:Sausage and olive pizza from Mod Pizza!
  • book/author:I have always loved the book Charlotte's Web ever since I was a little girl! It will forever be my favorite. 
  • Ice cream:I really love pineapple ice cream! A dole whip float is my very favorite treat!
  • Sport:My favorite sport to play is Volleyball! My favorite sport to watch is football. 
  • Color: I love any neutral color! I wear a lot of gray, tan and black, it sounds boring, but it's the truth! 
  • Snack:I love cottage cheese with grapes or pineapple for a snack!
  • Zoo Animal:I love to see the giraffes when I go to the zoo!
  • Recess game:I loved to do anything as long as I was with my friends. We loved to play soccer with the boys or jump rope, double dutch was our favorite. 

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How Should Utah Valley Grow Survey, Please Participate

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Valley Visioning is a community wide effort to create a vision for growth in Utah County. In the survey you will have the chance to weigh in on growth related issues like water, transportation, education, and many others that will have big impacts on our future, plus our school get's $1.50 for every survey completed! Thanks so much.

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El presidente del CGCOM traslada a eurodiputados de diferentes partidos políticos las inquietudes de la profesión médica

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En la agenda de temas a tratar con los eurodiputados y representantes permanentes de España ante la UE y Comisión Europea se encuentra la atención sanitaria a la población inmigrante, la situación de los profesionales sanitarios tras el Brexit, la incidencia del cambio climático en la salud de la población, y la trata de personas y el tráfico ilícito de órganos, entre otros.
 
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CGCOM y FEM, juntos para impulsar la educación médica

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Este acuerdo fue ratificado en la sede del CGCOM por el Dr. Serafín Romero, presidente del Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Médicos, y el Dr. Jordi Palés, director de la Fundación Educación Médica.
 
El objetivo del mismo es reconocer la competencia en el área de conocimiento mutuo de “Educación médica”, desarrollar y difundir el know-how de dicha área, así como establecer sinergias con todas las instituciones implicadas.
 
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El COM A Coruña y la Xunta impulsan la prevención de las agresiones a facultativos

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El acuerdo fue rubricado por el presidente de la institución colegial, Dr. Luciano Vidán, y el vicepresidente de la Xunta y conselleiro de Presidencia, Administracións Públicas e Xustiza, Alfonso Rueda. En el acto también estuvieron presentes el conselleiro de Sanidad, Jesús Vázquez Almuíña, el director xeral de Emerxencias e Interior, Santiago Villanueva, y la secretaria de la Junta Directiva del Colegio, Ana Álvarez.

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El Consejo de Colegios de Médicos de Castilla y León advierte sobre la falta de un modelo sanitario viable

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Aunque ambas partes coinciden en la identificación de los principales problemas que afectan al modelo sanitario, el colectivo de profesionales médicos considera que la Consejería de Sanidad carece de un programa que garantice una asistencia sanitaria pública de calidad y sostenible a corto y medio plazo, tal y como se comprometió el grupo político Ciudadanos, al que  pertenece Verónica Casado, durante la campaña electoral.

El objetivo de la reunión celebrada esta tarde es acercar posturas y ponerse a disposición de la Consejería de Sanidad para consensuar las reformas necesarias.

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El COM Almería, sede de las 'II Jornadas de Insuficiencia Cardiaca'

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Esta segunda edición está organizada por la Sociedad Andaluza de Cardiología integrando su comité organizador: el Dr. Ricardo Fajardo Molina (Jefe de servicio de Cardiología. Hospital Universitario Torrecárdenas), la Dra. Soraya Muñoz Troyano (Cardiología. Hospital Universitario Torrecárdenas) y el Dr. Jesús Aceituno Cubero (vocal de la Sociedad Andaluza de Cardiología).

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De Lorenzo: “El 70% de las reclamaciones médicas denuncian aspectos relacionados con el consentimiento informado”

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Además, sobre esta cuestión, añadió que “este incremento demuestra cómo el sector sanitario todavía no se ha concienciado de la existencia de una nueva cultura en su relación con los pacientes. Ahora, las demandas provienen de planteamientos como la intimidad, la confidencialidad, la protección de datos, etc.”.

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El CGCOM y ASPE impulsan la creación del Observatorio de la Profesión Médica en Sanidad Privada

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En la reunión han estado presentes los presidentes de ambas organizaciones, Dr. Serafín Romero y Cristina Contel, así como el representante nacional de la Vocalía de Medicina Privada del CGCOM, Dr. Manuel Carmona y el secretario general de ASPE, Dr. Carlos Rus.

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La Junta Directiva del COM A Coruña toma posesión

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De acuerdo con los estatutos del Colegio y el reglamento electoral, la Junta Electoral proclamó electa la candidatura encabeza por el doctor Luciano Vidán e integrada por Javier de Toro, Enriqueta Rivas, Enrique Castellón, Ana María Álvarez, Marta Vidal, Ramón Calviño, Cristina Tejera, Azucena Prieto, Manuel Bustamante, Guillermo Debén, Carlos Díaz, María Luisa Marín, Félix Paredes, Bernardo Seoane, Rosaura Leis y Patricia Conde.

Según el calendario establecido, la Junta Electoral designó el pasado 28 de octubre la candidatura electa y, conforme a esas mismas previsiones, hoy se consumó la toma de posesión.

 
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El II Congreso de Médic@s Jóvenes del Colegio de Médicos de Toledo reunirá a más de un centenar de profesionales

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Se trata de nueva cita con la #MedicinaJovenToledo que, a lo largo de tres días desarrollará una propuesta dinámica e innovadora en formato y contenidos que incluye un total de siete talleres interactivos impartidos por destacados profesionales y reconocidos blogueros. En el marco del Congreso se celebrarán también las III Jornadas de Casos Clínicos de Urgencias, que organiza el Servicio de Urgencias del Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo, y el II Concurso de Casos Clínicos de Ética Médica y abordarán temas relevantes en el ejercicio actual de la Medicina.
 
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El Colegio de Médicos de Alicante apoya las denuncias y reivindicaciones de los médicos de Urgencias y Emergencias

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Esta declaración de respaldo ha sido remitida a la consellera de Sanidad, Ana Barceló, para pedirle que reciba a la Sociedad Española de Medicina de Urgencias y Emergencias de la Comunidad (SEMES-CV) “a fin de procurar soluciones inmediatas, reales y concretas”.
 
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El COM Bizkaia valora la propuesta de composición de los tribunales para las OPE de Osakidetza

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Tal y como se indica en la propia presentación del documento, en este nuevo modelo conviven medidas que ya se han aplicado anteriormente, también en la OPE 2016-2017, la última en celebrarse, y otras nuevas que se han añadido y que tendrán aplicación a partir de la OPE 2020.
 
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El CACM confía en que la Consejería de Salud escuche la petición de los médicos andaluces

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Además, confían que se cumplan las promesas anunciadas por el actual Gobierno en base a una nota de prensa enviada por la Consejería, el pasado 24 de octubre, en la que se comprometen formalmente y por escrito a aumentar un 2% las retribuciones, equiparar “de manera gradual los precios de las guardias a la media del resto de comunidades autónomas y se hará una eliminación gradual de la exclusividad”. Todo ello en línea con los compromisos adquiridos en estos meses de gobierno.

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Demandas de la profesión médica a los líderes políticos ante el debate electoral

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Por ello, ante el Debate Electoral entre los candidatos a la presidencia del Gobierno, Pedro Sánchez, Pablo Casado, Albert Rivera, Pablo Iglesias y Santiago Abascal, la profesión médica les pide que profundicen en el tema de la sanidad.

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El Consejo de Colegios de Médicos de Aragón exige a la consejera soluciones urgentes a los principales problema del sector sanitario

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En dicho encuentro, el CCMA ha puesto de manifiesto la situación actual de la sanidad en Aragón así como el descontento generalizado del personal sanitario ante las importantes deficiencias del sector. 
 
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Corporaciones médicas de India y España inician una colaboración para combatir el tráfico de seres humanos y órganos

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El Dr. Serafín Romero, presidente del Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Médicos de España (CGCOM), corporación que forma parte del consejo de la AMM, mantuvo un encuentro en Georgia con el Dr. Ravindra Sitaram, tesorero de la AMM, actual presidente de la Asociación Médica del sur de Asia que engloba a los países de India, Afganistán, Bangladesh, Bután, Maldivas, Nepal, Pakistán y Sri Lanka y presidente, hasta 2018, de la Asociación Médica de la India.
 
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Top 10 Web Development Frameworks

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Top frameworks for web application development. Web Application Framework is intended to help the advancement of web applications including web administrations, web assets, and web APIs.

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Frameworks are, so, libraries that assist you with building up your application quicker and more intelligent!

What is the framework?

A framework is frequently a layered structure demonstrating what sort of projects can or ought to be assembled and how they would interrelate. Some PC framework frameworks likewise incorporate real programs, determine programming interfaces, or offer programming instruments for utilizing the frameworks.

A framework might be for a lot of capacities inside a framework and how they interrelate; the layers of a working framework; the layers of an application subsystem; how correspondence ought to be institutionalized at some level of a system,. A framework is commonly more far-reaching than a convention and more prescriptive than a structure.

Which are the top 10 frameworks for web development?

These days, the quantity of Web Frameworks has expanded significantly. To help you pick up the most appropriate one for your Web Application, we have accumulated a rundown of the top 10 best frameworks for web app development.

  • Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails incorporates everything expected to make a database-driven web application, utilizing the Model-View-Controller design.

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ROR is viewed as a learner neighborly framework, and the real advantages and disadvantages are discussed, assists fledglings with beginning with web improvement rapidly. There are numerous valuable pearls for rails, which are library-like conditions that broaden the functionalities of your application and cause you to grow considerably quicker and all the more effectively.

The Rails people group is very dependable and well disposed of, and there are numerous instructional exercises, screencasts, and assets that can assist you with turning into a rails master in a matter of seconds.

The principle drawback of rails lies in the way that they require very some push to send and run in a creation domain, and the expectation to absorb information of rails becomes soak once you jump further into the framework to unwind the enchantment behind it.

  • Laravel

Laravel is a framework that pursues the MVC building design. Laravel values Elegance, Simplicity, and Readability.

One can right away start learning and creating Laravel with Laracasts which has several instructional exercises in it.

A Model-View-Controller framework that utilizations PHP, which is one of the most prominent dialects of the web. It's moderately youthful contrasted with different frameworks on this rundown.

Laravel accompanies API backing out of the crate, and it additionally has a not too bad measure of bundles that could broaden its scope. Laracasts is a screencast instructional exercise site with over a thousand recordings on PHP, Laravel, and frontend advancements in the Laravel biological system that could be viewed as an apprentice's paradise.

As far as execution, in any case, Laravel doesn't come close to Django or Express, which may be a disadvantage for gigantic undertakings.

  • Django

Django is another framework that aides in building quality web applications. It was concocted to comply with quick-moving newsroom time constraints while fulfilling the intense prerequisites of experienced Web developers.

Django developers state the applications are it's strangely quick, secure, adaptable and flexible.

Django is a Model-View-Template framework that utilizations Python for web improvement. Huge names, for example, Google, Youtube, and Instagram utilize this framework.

Django flaunts its batteries-included component, which is a lot of highlights, for example, confirmation and informing that Django has. Security in Django is fundamental.

Django gives strategies and devices to developers to fabricate a protected site or actualizes the security includes in the framework itself, such as forestalling code execution in the layout layer.

  • ASP.NET

ASP.NET is a framework created by Microsoft, which encourages us to construct powerful web applications for PC, just as cell phones. It is an elite and lightweight framework for building Web Applications utilizing .NET.

All, on the whole, a framework with Power, Productivity and Speed.

  • Spring

Spring is the most famous application advancement framework for big business Java. Developers around the world use Spring to make elite and powerful Web applications.

Spring helps in making basic, convenient, quick and adaptable JVM-based frameworks and applications. Spring is a Model-View-Controller framework that utilizations Java, the record-breaking prominent language.

Spring has numerous sister extends that lift its presentation and let you scale your business rapidly. The way that it utilizes Java, a specifical language, is a serious star to many web developers.

The expectation to learn and adapt may be very steep tho, particularly on the off chance that you don't know Java.

  • Angular

Angular is a framework to construct a huge scale and superior web application while keeping them as simple to-keep up. There are countless web applications that are worked with Angular.

Angular is a front-end framework that represents considerable authority in building rich Single-Page applications. It's a dynamic framework ready to fabricate total customer side applications, and there's such a great amount to do and learn in Angular.

Angular 1.x utilized Javascript, however later discharges embraced Typescript, which is a superset of Javascript. Angular's primary cons are its size contrasted with different frameworks, and the reality it's not SEO cordial ordinarily, however it very well may be SEO improved.

  • Vue

It's a dynamic framework, which implies that in the event that you have a current undertaking, you can receive Vue for one segment of the task, and everything would work fine and dandy. Second, it likewise brings along the part engineering to play, and the Vue biological system can assist you with building total frontend applications.

A few people are careful about utilizing Vue since huge organizations like Facebook or Google don't bolster it, yet that is rapidly changing as large names are beginning to put resources into Vue.

  • Express

Express or Expressjs is a negligible and adaptable framework that gives a powerful arrangement of highlights for web and portable applications. It is generally negligible significance numerous highlights are accessible as modules.

Express encourages the quick improvement of Node.js based Web applications. Express is likewise one significant segment of the MEAN programming group.

  • PLAY

Play is one of the cutting edge web application framework written in Java and Scala. It pursues the MVC engineering and means to streamline developer efficiency by utilizing show over design, hot code reloading and display of mistakes in the program.

Play cites itself as "The High-Velocity Web Framework"

  • CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter, A well-known web application framework to construct dynamic sites. It is inexactly founded on MVC design since Controller classes are important however models and perspectives are discretionary.

CodeIgnitor guarantees with remarkable execution, about zero design and no huge scale solid libraries.

Conclusion

I trust you discover our rundown of the most well-known web frameworks valuable. Try not to be produced to pick a framework and start dealing with it, it gives you a knowledge into how to get things done, and you'll discover numerous likenesses between frameworks, even crosswise over various dialects in a similar classification. Keep in mind that huge organizations are continually moving and attempting new stuff constantly, so there's nothing of the sort as an impasse.

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Barrage sur le Nil: trois pays se donnent jusqu'à début 2020 pour trouver un accord

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Les ministres des Affaires étrangères de l'Egypte, du Soudan et de l'Ethiopie, réunis mercredi à Washington, se sont donné jusqu'à janvier 2020 pour trouver un accord sur un projet d'immense barrage sur le Nil Bleu qui suscite des tensions entre leurs pays.

Les émissaires ont été reçus par le président américain Donald Trump, qui a dit vouloir "aider à résoudre la dispute ancienne concernant le barrage éthiopien de la Renaissance, l'un des plus grands au monde, qui est en train d'être construit".

"La rencontre s'est bien passée", a-t-il tweeté avant que les discussions ne se prolongent sous la houlette du secrétaire américain au Trésor Steven Mnuchin.

A l'issue de ces nouvelles discussions, les trois pays se sont engagés à organiser "quatre réunions techniques gouvernementales au niveau des ministres de l'Eau", selon un communiqué commun publié avec les Etats-Unis et la Banque mondiale, qui participeront à ce processus en tant qu'observateurs.

"Les ministres se sont aussi engagés à travailler pour aboutir à un accord d'ici le 15 janvier 2020", avec des points d'étape à Washington le 9 décembre et le 13 janvier prochains, selon leur communiqué.

"Si aucun accord n'est conclu d'ici le 15 janvier 2020, les ministres des Affaires étrangères sont convenus d'invoquer l'article 10 de la déclaration de principes de 2015", ont-ils ajouté.

Cet article stipule qu'en cas d'échec des négociations au niveau ministériel, la balle passe dans le camp des chefs d'Etat ou de gouvernement, ou qu'une "médiation" externe peut être sollicitée.

Le Caire craint que la construction du grand barrage de la Renaissance (GERD), entamée en 2012 par l'Ethiopie, n'entraîne une réduction du débit du Nil Bleu, fleuve dont l'Egypte dépend à 90% pour son approvisionnement en eau.

Les discussions entre ces deux pays et le Soudan, par lequel passe aussi le fleuve, sont bloquées depuis neuf ans.

L'Ethiopie a annoncé que le gigantesque barrage de quatre milliards de dollars devrait commencer à produire de l'électricité d'ici fin 2020 et serait complètement opérationnel d'ici 2022.

L'Egypte cherche à obtenir une médiation internationale sur le GERD, censé devenir la plus grande centrale hydroélectrique d'Afrique avec une production de 6.000 mégawatts.

Le Caire demande un minimum annuel garanti de 40 milliards de m3 --ce à quoi l'Ethiopie n'a pas donné son accord-- et évoque un "droit historique" sur le fleuve, garanti par une série de traités.

Le Nil Bleu, qui prend sa source en Ethiopie, rejoint le Nil Blanc à Khartoum pour former le Nil qui traverse le Soudan et l'Egypte avant de se jeter dans la Méditerranée.

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Iran: la production d'uranium enrichi à Fordo commencera "à minuit"

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Iran: la production d'uranium enrichi à Fordo commencera "à minuit" Admin FCE 06 nov. 2019 - 21:05

L'Iran a annoncé mercredi que la production d'uranium enrichi dans l'usine souterraine de Fordo commencerait à partir de minuit, dans le cadre de la réduction de ses engagements nucléaires vis-à-vis de la communauté internationale.

Cette déclaration a suscité de nouveau l'inquiétude des Etats parties à l'accord international sur le nucléaire iranien conclu à Vienne en 2015.

Aux termes de ce pacte, Téhéran avait accepté de réduire drastiquement ses activités nucléaires --afin de garantir leur caractère exclusivement civil-- en échange de la levée d'une partie des sanctions internationales asphyxiant son économie.

"Dans les prochaines heures, le processus d'injection du gaz (hexafluaorure d'uranium, NDLR) dans les centrifugeuses actives sur le site de Fordo sera finalisé en présence des inspecteurs de l'Agence" internationale de l'énergie atomique (AIEA), a déclaré le porte-parole de l'Organisation iranienne de l'énergie atomique (OIEA), cité par l'agence semi-officielle Isna.

Selon Isna, Behrouz Kamalvandi a ajouté que la production d'uranium enrichi serait "opérationnelle à partir de minuit" (20H30 GMT mercredi).

La République islamique a annoncé mardi la relance des activités d'enrichissement d'uranium qu'elle avait jusque-là accepté de geler à Fordo (à environ 180 km au sud de Téhéran) conformément à l'accord de Vienne.

La mesure a été rendue publique au lendemain de l'expiration d'un délai donné par Téhéran aux autres Etats parties au texte (Chine, France, Royaume-Uni, Russie et Allemagne) pour qu'elles l'aident à surmonter les conséquences du retrait unilatéral des Etats-Unis de ce pacte en 2018 et du rétablissement de sanctions américaines.

Elle marque la quatrième phase du plan de réduction des engagements iraniens lancé en mai, en riposte au retrait américain.

Par cette politique, Téhéran entend faire pression sur les autres parties pour qu'elles l'aident à contourner les sanctions rétablies par Washington, qui ont plongé son économie dans une sévère récession.

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La République islamique assure rester attachée à la survie de l'accord et être prête à revenir à l'application complète de ses engagements dès lors que les autres parties respecteront les leurs, en prenant des mesures concrètes pour satisfaire ses demandes, et en particulier en lui permettant d'exporter son pétrole.

Washington a réagi à l'annonce de la reprise des activités d'enrichissement à Fordo en accusant l'Iran de poursuivre son "chantage nucléaire".

Le Kremlin a dit "observer avec préoccupation le développement de la situation", tandis que Paris, Londres, Berlin et l'Union européenne (UE) ont appelé Téhéran à revenir sur sa décision.

L'UE a exhorté l'Iran à s'abstenir de nouvelles mesures susceptibles de miner davantage l'accord de Vienne et de rendre encore "plus difficile" son sauvetage.

A Pékin mercredi, le président français Emmanuel Macron a jugé que l'Iran avait "décidé de sortir du cadre" de l'accord, "pour la première fois de manière explicite et [...] non limitée".

C'est "un changement profond", a ajouté M. Macron : "J'aurai des discussions dans les prochains jours, également avec les Iraniens, et nous devons collectivement en tirer les conséquences".

"Ce que le président Rohani a annoncé n'est pas acceptable", a déclaré pour sa part le ministre des Affaires étrangères allemand Heiko Maas lors d'une conférence de presse à Berlin.

Il a appelé "l'Iran à revenir sur toutes les mesures qu'il a prises depuis juillet et à respecter à nouveau pleinement ses engagements" internationaux.

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Barrage sur le Nil: Trump assure que les discussions se passent "bien"

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Le président américain Donald Trump a affirmé mercredi avoir mené des discussions productives avec des représentants de l'Egypte, du Soudan et de l'Ethiopie concernant un projet d'immense barrage sur le Nil Bleu qui suscite des tensions entre les trois pays.

Le Caire craint que la construction du grand barrage de la Renaissance (GERD), entamée en 2012 par l'Ethiopie, n'entraîne une réduction du débit du Nil Bleu, fleuve dont l'Egypte dépend à 90% pour son approvisionnement en eau.

Les discussions entre ces deux pays et le Soudan, par lequel passe aussi le fleuve, sont bloquées depuis neuf ans.

"Je viens d'avoir une rencontre avec des haut-représentants de l'Egypte, de l'Ethiopie et du Soudan pour aider à résoudre la dispute ancienne concernant le barrage éthiopien de la Renaissance, l'un des plus grands au monde, qui est en train d'être construit", a tweeté M. Trump.

"La rencontre s'est bien passée et les discussions vont se poursuivre durant la journée!", a-t-il ajouté, sans autres précisions.

L'Ethiopie a annoncé que le gigantesque barrage de quatre milliards de dollars devrait commencer à produire de l'électricité d'ici fin 2020 et serait complètement opérationnel d'ici 2022.

L'Egypte cherche à obtenir une médiation internationale sur le GERD, censé devenir la plus grande centrale hydroélectrique d'Afrique avec une production de 6.000 mégawatts.

Le Caire demande un minimum annuel garanti de 40 milliards de m3 --ce à quoi l'Ethiopie n'a pas donné son accord-- et évoque un "droit historique" sur le fleuve, garanti par une série de traités.

Le Nil Bleu, qui prend sa source en Ethiopie, rejoint le Nil Blanc à Khartoum pour former le Nil qui traverse le Soudan et l'Egypte avant de se jeter dans la Méditerranée.

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Supply Chain Transparency Critical to Slowing Down the Amazon Deforestation

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As the magnitude of the Amazon fires has now reached a level in which scientists are confirming that the ongoing destruction can have catastrophic consequences for Brazil and the world, businesses are beginning to reconsider sourcing their supplies from the area in response. 

Over the last months, the Amazon deforestation rate was an area of Manhattan every day, following reports that farmers were clearing land for crop fields and cattle ranches, as the new Brazilian government was opening up the region to economic activity. According to the country’s National Institute for Space Research, Brazil (the world’s largest beef exporter) had over 72,000 fire outbreaks this year, with more than half of them located in the Amazon. This number represents an 84-percent increase compared to last year.
 
The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world, a home to one million native people and three million species of plants and animals. The rainforest covers an area about half the size of Europe and is a vital source of carbon that helps to slow down the pace of global warming, absorbing millions of tonnes of carbon emissions every year. With deforestation, the rainforest’s capacity to absorb carbon emissions is reducing and the carbon they are storing is released into the atmosphere. Non-profit organisation Mighty Earth estimates that globally there are 1.6 billion acres of degraded land for agriculture to expand without deforestation, however the Amazon continues to be cleared for beef production. 
 
Earlier this month, H&M announced that they stopped purchasing leather from Brazil over concerns that the country’s cattle industry is the main contributor of the Amazon deforestation. Other companies such VF Corporation, the parent company of North Face, Vans and Timberland followed. While these companies play relatively small roles in the area with VF Corporation sourcing around five percent and H&M one percent of their leather from Brazil, businesses sourcing from the area are increasingly focus on reviewing their supply chains.
 
In a recent statement, Mars announced that they are developing action plans for raw materials linked to deforestation, such as beef and palm oil, and the company’s targets for reducing emissions include the impact of agriculture and land use change. Nestle, which sources meat, palm oil, soy and cocoa from Brazil, has also announced that they are monitoring their suppliers and would immediately cease sourcing from suppliers found to be linked to Amazon deforestation.
 
The situation is not only critical in the Amazon, but also in many other parts of the world like Africa, this is a positive step toward raising awareness and taking steps to protect the environment and fight climate change. 
 
Research suggests that avoiding or at least reducing meat and dairy products is the single most effective way to improve our environmental impact on the planet. With the world’s population increasing, the growth in food demand is predicted to reach between 59 to 98 percent by 2050, and as a result, agricultural markets will be impacted – farmers will have to increase agricultural land and enhance productivity, however this still might not be quick enough to meet the growing demand. In addition, climate change-driven water shortages, rising global temperatures and extreme weather changes will play a key role. To address this, a new approach to food is necessary and according to the UN, switching to a plant-based diet can reduce the burden on the environment and help to fight climate change.
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Curbside Car-Charging and More Comes to West Hollywood

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Car-charging may be headed to the curb.

The small city of West Hollywood, Calif., which is located in the Los Angeles metro area, has installed two multi-purpose devices that combine car-charging, Wi-Fi hubs, environmental sensors, streetlights and more into one “Smart Node.”

“The city is piloting these two nodes for a year to evaluate the technology and determine whether it makes sense to introduce them in other parts of the city,” said Francisco Contreras, acting economic development director for West Hollywood. Contreras has also served as the city’s innovation manager.

The nodes can accommodate small-cell wireless technology, making them ideal for the future rollout of emerging 5G tech. The nodes are provided by the company ENE-HUB, which funds and installs the devices, generating revenue from features provided by poles.

“Customers, including cities and other entities, partner with ENE-HUB to enable features and services that allow revenue to be generated from the infrastructure,” Contreras explained. “Customers sign up to subscription services for the features they would like, and can add, change or delete features in the future as technology evolves.”

A signature feature is the ability to connect an electric car to the charger while parked on the street. In many cities, chargers are installed in facilities like parking lots, garages or other off-street zones. The move is in line with policy positions by many cities to increase charging infrastructure.

“I do think we’re seeing an actual pickup in demand,” said Laura Schewel, CEO of StreetLight Data, remarking on the demand for both electric vehicles and their chargers.

Even if EV numbers are not close to the numbers of gas-powered autos, there are enough of them on the highways for motorists to take note, “and feel that they’re there. They’re not an oddity,” said Schewel in a recent interview with Government Technology to discuss a new planning tool developed by StreetLight Data and Siemens to help cities better plan where to deploy charging infrastructure.

Another feature of the Smart Nodes in West Hollywood is their overall appearance, where they read as attractive street furniture.

“The city is well-known for its attractive urban design and welcoming pedestrian experience,” Contreras said of this city of 34,000 residents living in only two square miles. “Because the city places strong value on urban design, we looked for street lights that are both smart in features and innovative in design, to complement the city’s existing streetscape and enhance the quality of life of our community.”

And also, perhaps because of its small size, West Hollywood has been able to test-drive smart city innovation quickly and effectively, making it a leader in this space.

“We are an ideal dense urban environment in which smart city technologies can test their proof-of-concepts,” said Contreras. “With our pilot projects, we also focus on providing our partners with insights into what works with their products and what needs fine-tuning before they release products or services for a larger market.”

Earlier this year, West Hollywood launched new smart bus shelters, complete with features like USB ports for phone charging, along with other perks such as high-resolution screens displaying transit information. Other pilot projects have involved video cameras and other devices to gather data at different locations to gain insights into pedestrian volume or how residents and visitors use public spaces.

“So while we get to benefit from cutting-edge technology, they [partner companies] benefit from getting real world feedback that cannot be replicated in a lab or virtual environment,” said Contreras. “And because we are nimble, we can troubleshoot issues much faster and can assemble cross-departmental teams within days as opposed to weeks or months as in larger organizations.”


          

Oncology Pharma and Ribera Solutions Signed a Licensing Agreement for the Use of Ribera's Clinical Trials Platform, Connect2Med

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San Francisco, CA - (NewMediaWire) - November 06, 2019 - Oncology Pharma Inc. (OTCPK: ONPH) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Ribera for its clinical trial platform, “Connect2Med”.  The license by Ribera of its “Connect2Med” for human clinical trials to Oncology Pharma shall be exclusive for oncology, drug development, clinical trials, personalized oncology and therapeutics worldwide, including the right to sub-license, with one year to complete certain milestones, including modifications for oncology use and an option to purchase the platform or renew the license agreement.  Ribera Solutions is a software services firm focused on the development of technologies for the life sciences, medical devices, healthcare and clinical research sectors.  The firm provides technology consulting, research and development on cloud, mobile and web-based connected care solutions.  Ribera develops its own proprietary software applications that can be licensed for running clinical trials, providing “connected” care services, and for collection of remote data and analysis.Dr. Mahant (CSO & COO) stated: "The iOS and Android based mobile “Connect2Med” App is a powerful tool that is centralized, has recruitment features, the potential to improve participant retention, participant tracking, and the App will be in compliance with local and Federal regulations such as HIPAA.”Dr. Stefan Gruenwald (Scientific Advisor and Board Member, Oncology Pharma, Inc.) believes that Ribera’s Connect2Med is one of the best digital platforms for patient engagement and retention. It is designed to advance clinical trials for pharmaceutical and diagnostic / medical device companies by improving patient retention rate and engagement through real-time communication.  Through medical device connectivity patients can schedule and perform tele-health examinations with hospitals and clinics. Powerful artificial intelligence and Smart Health Applications deliver relevant content directly to the user, which can be customized for data analysis and reports in real-time.ABOUT ONCOLOGY PHARMA, INC. (www.oncology-pharma.com)ONCOLOGY PHARMA, INC. (OTCPK: ONPH) (the "Company") is a pioneering oncology company dedicated to developing, manufacturing, and commercializing therapeutics. The Company has licensed Tulynode's patent pending Autologous Immuno-therapy for durable therapy response using an extracorporeal device. The Company is currently engaging in research and development of therapeutics for oncology and prides itself for having a world-class Advisory Board that keeps the Company in the forefront of developing technologies in cancer research, biotechnology, and healthcare.ABOUT Ribera Solutions, LLC (www.riberasolutions.com)Ribera Solutions (CA, USA) has developed Web based Connect2Med platform with iOS and Android mobile Apps. Ribera’s mission is to provide solutions for solving challenging problems timely through simple, practical and economical approaches.FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTSCertain of the matters discussed in this announcement contain forward-looking statements that involve material risks to and uncertainties in the Company's business that may cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the statements made herein. Such risks and uncertainties include risks related to licensing arrangements and joint ventures, including the need to negotiate the definitive agreements for the relationships; possible failure to realize anticipated benefits of business relationships; and, costs of providing funding to these business relationships. Other risks and uncertainties relating to the Company include, among other things, current negative operating cash flows and a need for additional funding to finance our operating plan; the terms of any further financing, which may be highly dilutive and may include onerous terms; unexpected costs and operating deficits, and lower than expected sales and revenues; uncertain willingness and ability of customers to adopt new technologies and other factors that may affect further ...
          

Babero

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Pitet
Bib
Composición: 
100% Algodón
Composició: 
100% Cotó
Composition: 
100% Cotton
Observaciones: 

Fabricación nacional

Se puede bordar el nombre del alumno (nombre i apellido). Se puede escoger entre los 4 colores.

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Fabricació nacional

Es pot brodar el nom de l'alumne (nom i cognom). Es pot escollir entre els 4 colors existents.

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Made in Spain

Student´s name could be embroidered (first and last) You could pick from 4 colors.


          

Babero Básico con Goma

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Babero

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4,90€
Pitet
Bib
Composición: 
100% Algodón
Composició: 
100% Cotó
Composition: 
100% Cotton
Observaciones: 

Lleva una capa de plástico en el interior.

Observacions: 

Porta una capa de plàstic a l'interior.

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Has a plastic protective layer on the inside.


          

Node JS application running on GraalVM – interoperating with Java, Python, R and more

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When you install GraalVM, one of the things you get is a Node runtime environment (GraalVM 19.2.1 is based on Node 10.16.3 – with support for the core Node libraries and un understanding of NPM modules – and has a JavaScript engine that is ECAMScript 2019 compliant). Instead of V8, the usual JavaScript execution engine, […]
          

Lambda Function to Resize EBS Volumes of EMR Nodes

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I have to start by saying that you should not use EMR as a persistent Hadoop cluster. The power of EMR lies in its elasticity. You should launch an EMR cluster, process the data, write the data to S3 buckets, and terminate the cluster. However, we see lot of AWS customers use the EMR as […]
          

Kunnanvaltuusto 3/2019

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Recambio A4 Liso Apaisado ESCOLOFI 2 taladros

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Recanvi A4 Llis Apaisat ESCOLOFI 2 taladres
A4 Refill landscape smooth ESCOLOFI
Observaciones: 

Recambio liso

Perforado: 2 agujeros hoja apaisada

Paquete de 100 hojas.70 gr/m2. DIN A4

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Recanvi llis

Perforat: 2 forats fulla apaïsada

Paquet de 100 fulles.70gr/m2. DIN A4

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Smooth refill

Drilled 2 holes landscape leaf

pack of 100. 70 gr/m2. DIN A4


          

Recambio Cuadrícula 5x5 OXFORD

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Recanvi Quadrícula 5x5 OXFORD
Refill Quadrille Notebook 5x5 OXFORD
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Bloc encolado con tapas para una óptima protección. Recuadro a juego con el color de la tapa.

Taladros para archivo + refuerzo cartón rígido para escribir cómodamente sin apoyarse.

Formato A4, 80 hojas, Rayado 5x5, Papel alto gramaje muy resistente 90 g/m2

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Bloc encolat amb tapes per una òptima protecció. Requadre a joc amb el color de la tapa.

Taladres per arxiu + reforç cartró rígid per escriure còmodament sense recolzar-se.

Format A4, 80 fulles, Ratllat 5x5, paper alt gramatge molt resistent 90 g/m2

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Block cover for optimal protection. Notebook color matches sheets.

4-hole punched

A4 format, 80 sheets, Lined ruling 5x5, Weight of paper 90 g/m2 very resistant


          

Papel Cuartilla Liso 90gr/m2 100 hojas OXFORD

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Paper Quartilla Llis 90g/m2 100 fulles OXFORD
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Formato 4º

100 hojas


          

Lápiz 2H STAEDTLER NORIS

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Llapis 2H STAEDTLER NORIS
Pencil 2H STAEDTLER NORIS
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Lápiz de grafito para escribir y dibujar.

Graduación: 2H

Lápices ecológicos de madera con certificación PEFC. procedente de gestión sostenible.

Observacions: 

Llapis de grafit per escriure i dibuixar.

Graduació: 2H

Llapis ecològics de fusta, amb certificació PEFC, procedent de boscos de gestió sostenible.

Observations: 

Graphite pencil for writing and drawing

Grading: 2H

Made with wood from controlled reforestation zones.


          

Bolígrafo BIC CRISTAL ORIGINAL medium

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Bolígraf BIC CRISTAL ORIGINAL medium
BIC CRISTAL ORIGINAL medium ball pen
Observaciones: 

Punta: 1.0 mm Trazo: 0.32 mm Longitud media de escritura: 3000 m

Fabricado en Europa. Producto certificado con la etiqueta ecológica NF Environment.

Tapón y capuchón del color de la tinta.

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Punta: 1.0 mm Traç: 0.32 mm Longitud mitjana d'escriptura: 3000 m

Fabricat a Europa. Producte certificat amb l'etiqueta ecològica NF Environment.

Tap i caputxó del color de la tinta.

Observations: 

Tip: 1.0 mm Stroke: 0.32 mm Average writing length: 3000 m

Manufactured in Europe. Product certified with the eco-label NF Environment.


          

Pegamento Barra 20gr STAEDTLER NORIS CLUB

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1,20€
Cola Barra 20gr STAEDTLER NORIS CLUB
Glue Stick 20gr STAEDTLER NORIS CLUB
Observaciones: 

Pegamento en barra para pegar papel, cartón, fotos, etiquetas, tejidos, etc.

Sin disolventes, lavable en la mayoría de tejidos.

Pegado rápido y limpio.

Observacions: 

Cola en barra per enganxar paper, cartró, fotos, etiquetes, teixits, etc.

Sense disolvents, rentable en la majoria de teixits.

Enganxat ràpid i net.

Observations: 

Bonds paper, cardboad, photos, labels, textiles, and styrofoam quickly and permanently

Easy, fast and no mess. Spreads easily. Washes easily out of most textiles

Solvent-free


          

Ļoti noderīgi attiecību padomi vīriešiem

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Ja tu esi čalis, tad tev šo vajadzētu izlasīt, lai pārstātu lauzīt galvu par to, ko tu atkal esi izdarījis nepareizi.





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Ienāc, sameklē, parisini...

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Esi jauns vai ne tik jauns, atjautīgs, vai ne tik atjautīgs, tavām pelēkajām šūniņām būs noderīgi no lielā skrējiena pa straujo ikdienu mazliet atvilkt elpu un parisināt pavisam vienkāršus uzdevumus. Tie vairs nav sevišķi jauni un iespējams, kādam risinājumu esi kādreiz jau meklējis. Derīgi ir patrenēt atmiņu un atcerēties labo veco.





[author][/author]Patērētais...


          

18+ TESTS: Kuri ir Tavi šīs dienas lamuvārdi latviešu valodā?

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5 jautājumi un 2 lamuvārdi būs Tev rokās! Tas ir tik vienkārši. Un kas zina, varbūt šie lamuvārdi latviešu valodā Tev kādreiz arī noderēs!



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Scalp Lymph Nodes Diagram

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Windows Failover Cluster Manager

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Microsoft Failover Cluster Manager (MSFCM) is a specific management function within the Windows Server operating system which is used to create, validate, and manage failover server clusters running Windows Server. A failover cluster is a collection of individual physical servers — or nodes — organized into a group capable of sharing the computing workload of an application.... » read more
          

Surf Side Shores 2506

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3 Bedrooms
3 Baths
Sleeps 8

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Surf Side Shores 2506

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Surf Side Shores #2506 is a west corner gulf-front 3 bedroom 3 bath condominium located on the 5th floor in building II overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The unit is approximately 1100 sq ft with views of the gulf from the living room and gulf-side master bedroom. The condo has a fully equipped kitchen with washer and dryer. There are 3 full baths with either a tub/shower combo or stand-alone shower. The gulf-side master bathroom is accessed via the bedroom and hallway. The street-side master has an en suite bathroom with balcony with limited view of the bay and the middle bedroom has an attached bathroom with stand-up shower. Sleeps 8
Surf Side Shores I and II are 9 story buildings with 6 units per floor located 1 mile West of Highway 59 in Gulf Shores. Surf Side Shores has two beach side pools, one of which is an extended season pool. The property also has a grilling area that services both buildings I and II.
Review: Had a great time ..the views were awesome from the front balcony.. the condo was well stocked and clean. Elevator was easy to access never had to wait...Loved the way the condo was set up.. There were 5 of us and we enjoyed the 3 bathrooms and not having to invade on others private space.. The only reason I didn't give this condo a 5 was it seemed that air flow from ac was a bit weak in back 2 bedrooms...Would I let this stop me from going back... NO..would rent this condo again without question... Beautiful and Great time.
Review: We loved it!!! We will definitely be back!! 5 stars
Review: Everything was great. Love the Gulf Shores , so much to do. The condo was furnished so fantastic,sorry I had to go home to my house. Location was perfect. As far as clean it was good looking. Would this recommend this place to anyone! 5 star

Facility

  • Surf Side Shores

Location

  • Surf Side Shores

Type

  • Condo

Amenities

  • View Gulf Front
  • Master bedroom King
  • Bedroom 2 King
  • Bedroom 3 2 Twin
  • Sofa Sofa Sleeper
  • Pool Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Elevator
  • Grill/BBQ
  • Floor Level Higher
  • Parking Spaces Limit 2 cars
  • Laundry
  • Balconies 2
  • Number of TV's 4
  • DVD'S 4
  • Internet Access Free WiFi
  • Floor Number 5
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DatesPrice
11/01/19 - 02/29/20$199 /nt
03/01/20 - 05/13/20$269 /nt
05/14/20 - 05/18/20$387 /nt
05/19/20 - 06/12/20$347 /nt
06/13/20 - 07/24/20$387 /nt
07/25/20 - 08/07/20$347 /nt
08/08/20 - 09/07/20$257 /nt
09/08/20 - 10/31/20$239 /nt
11/01/20 - 02/28/21$199 /nt
12/01/19 - 03/31/20$1,475 /month
Location: 
Surf Side Shores 2506
965 West Beach Blvd.
36542 Gulf Shores, AL
United States
30° 14' 42.3204" N, 87° 42' 29.7612" W
API Description: 

Surf Side Shores #2506 is a west corner gulf-front 3 bedroom 3 bath condominium located on the 5th floor in building II overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The unit is approximately 1100 sq ft with views of the gulf from the living room and gulf-side master bedroom. The condo has a fully equipped kitchen with washer and dryer. There are 3 full baths with either a tub/shower combo or stand-alone shower. The gulf-side master bathroom is accessed via the bedroom and hallway. The street-side master has an en suite bathroom with balcony with limited view of the bay and the middle bedroom has an attached bathroom with stand-up shower. Sleeps 8

Surf Side Shores I and II are 9 story buildings with 6 units per floor located 1 mile West of Highway 59 in Gulf Shores. Surf Side Shores has two beach side pools, one of which is an extended season pool. The property also has a grilling area that services both buildings I and II.

Review: Had a great time ..the views were awesome from the front balcony.. the condo was well stocked and clean. Elevator was easy to access never had to wait...Loved the way the condo was set up.. There were 5 of us and we enjoyed the 3 bathrooms and not having to invade on others private space.. The only reason I didn't give this condo a 5 was it seemed that air flow from ac was a bit weak in back 2 bedrooms...Would I let this stop me from going back... NO..would rent this condo again without question... Beautiful and Great time.

Review: We loved it!!! We will definitely be back!! 5 stars

Review: Everything was great. Love the Gulf Shores , so much to do. The condo was furnished so fantastic,sorry I had to go home to my house. Location was perfect. As far as clean it was good looking. Would this recommend this place to anyone! 5 star


          

Movilidad eléctrica en la Argentina

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El miércoles 13 de noviembre, a las 18.30, se realizará el segundo encuentro sobre “Movilidad Eléctrica en la Argentina: actualidad, desafíos y perspectivas futuras”, con un panel integrado con importantes referentes del sector.  


          

Charla internacional sobre medios porosos

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"Separación de suspensiones en microfluídica utilizando arreglos de obstáculos periódicos" es el título de la charla organizada por el Grupo de Medios Porosos que brindará el Prof. Dr. Germán Drazer, del área de Ingeniería Mecánica y Aeroespacial en Rutgers, perteneciente a la Universidad Estatal de New Jersey (EEUU), el martes 12 de noviembre, a las 14.30, en el aula 237 de la sede de Av. Paseo Colón de la FIUBA. 


          

Aperturas

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La Dirección de Compras y Contrataciones de la Facultad de Ingenería de la UBA establece la apertura para la provisión e instalación de equipos de aire acondicionado y para la adquisición de calendarios institucionales 2020.


          

Nuevo número de la revista de la FIUBA

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Dedicada a analizar las últimas novedades en la industria de los alimentos, la FIUBA presenta el sexto número de la revista .ing, que tanto en su versión impresa como digital, tiene como premisa reflejar la actividad académica y científica de esta Casa de Altos Estudios.

 


          

Designación como Profesor Honorario

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La FIUBA informa a su comunidad sobre la designación por parte del Consejo Superior de la UBA (Res. 1238/19) de Jean-Pierre Hulin como Profesor Honorario.


          

Actividades académicas en Letonia

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La FIUBA invita a su comunidad de directores de departamentos e institutos, investigadores, docentes, estudiantes y autoridades a participar de la presentación institucional de las actividades académicas de la Universidad Técnica de Riga (RTU) de la República de Letonia.


          

Talleres de capacitación docente

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Durante los meses de septiembre y octubre, docentes de esta Casa de Altos Estudios han participado de las diversas propuestas de capacitación docente ofrecidas por la Subsecretaría de Planificación Académica de Grado, Innovación Educativa y Formación Docente.


          

Charla sobre las becas ARFITEC y EIFFEL

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El próximo lunes 11 de noviembre la Prof. María Le Goff, de la escuela de ingeniería francesa IMT Atlantique (ex-TELECOM Bretagne fusionada con MINES St.Étienne), visitará las instalaciones de la sede de Av. Paseo Colón de la FIUBA, en el marco del programa de intercambios académicos de estudiantes que se lleva a cabo desde hace más de una década.


          

Ihsan Erdin en la FIUBA

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Bajo el título "Técnicas de Ingeniería electromagnéticas y de microondas, aplicadas a circuitos impresos e integrados para asegurar la integridad de señales y de potencia", el 25 de noviembre, a las 17.30, en el aula Multimedia de la sede de Av. Paseo Colón 850 de la Facultad de Ingeniería de la UBA, se llevará a cabo una disertación internacional a cargo del Prof. Dr. Ihsan Erdin, de la IEEE EMC Society. 


          

Flex System X480 X6 Compute Node Repair Service Manual User

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EBRD to sell Istanbul bourse stake after jailed banker named CEO – report

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EBRD to sell Istanbul bourse stake after jailed banker named CEO – report

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will sell its 10-percent stake in the Istanbul stock exchange after Turkey named a banker convicted of breaking U.S. sanctions on Iran as its chief executive, Reuters reported.

The EBRD told the Turkish authorities that it would sell the shares as soon as possible, Reuters said on Wednesday, citing two unidentified people familiar with the plans.

Mehmet Hakan Atilla was released from U.S. custody earlier this year after being convicted by a New York court in January last year of helping to funnel billions of dollars of Iranian cash through the U.S. financial system while working as deputy CEO of Turkey’s state-run Halkbank.

Officials at the EBRD were not immediately available to comment, Reuters said.

The appointment of Atilla was the latest concern that the EBRD had over the running of the bourse, convincing it to sell its shares, the sources said. The appointment comes at a time when foreign investment in Turkey is in decline, hampering the government’s efforts to stimulate economic growth following a currency crisis and recession last year.

Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak, the son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, named Atilla CEO last week. Atilla returned to Turkey in July.

The EBRD said last week it had the right to end the investment after Albayrak announced Atilla’s hiring.

New York prosecutors charged Halkbank two weeks ago with taking part in the sanctions-busting scheme. Erdoğan has said the accusations against Atilla and Halkbank were fabrications aimed at damaging his government and the country. 

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Erdoğan likely to push Trump to reverse ‘double whammy’

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Erdoğan likely to push Trump to reverse ‘double whammy’

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has repeatedly shown the ability to influence and manipulate U.S. President Donald Trump, though two resolutions passed by the U.S. House on Tuesday highlight the Turkish leader’s lesser influence among U.S. lawmakers. 

After a December 2018 phone call between the two presidents, Trump announced that U.S. troops would withdraw from Syria. The move was soon reversed, but it shocked Washington’s foreign policy establishment and led to the resignations of two key U.S. officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and counter-Islamic State (ISIS) envoy Brett McGurk. 

After the two met during the June G-20 summit in Japan, Trump told reporters that he appreciated Turkey’s position on its purchase of Russian S-400 air defence missiles. In the months since he has refrained from applying the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act against Turkey, which its deal with Russia should have triggered. 

Last month, following another phone talk with Erdoğan, Trump again announced U.S. troops would be leaving Syria, allowing Turkey to go forward with its long-planned offensive against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and its affiliate People’s Protection Units (YPG). Turkey views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which has led an insurgency in Turkey since 1984 and is labelled a terrorist group by the United States and European Union, as well as Turkey. 

“Erdoğan has learned to manipulate Trump and Erdoğan has been able to influence Donald Trump’s personal talking points,” said Aaron Stein, director of the Middle East programme at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. 

Stein said Turkish officials identified Trump as their preferred U.S. presidential candidate back in October 2016. “I thought Donald Trump would be an Islamophobe that would work against Turkish interests,” he said. 

“But the Turks rightly concluded that Trump was corruptible and not very smart, and therefore he was manipulable - he could be a transactional partner that would work toward Turkey’s interests,” Stein added. “It took three years, but they ultimately got it.”

The two leaders are set to meet in Washington on Nov. 13, and observers expect Erdoğan to seek to reverse or neutralise two House resolutions passed this week, which the New York Times described as a rebuke to Trump and one analyst described as a “double whammy” against Turkey.  

The first resolution marks an official recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The House move, which came on the anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Turkey, is not unprecedented. In 1975 and in 1984, the House also adopted resolutions acknowledging the Armenian Genocide. And in April 1981, President Ronald Reagan issued a Presidential Proclamation on the matter. 

The second House resolution, which like the first must be approved by the Senate to become binding, calls for sanctioning Erdoğan and other Turkish officials involved in the Syria offensive, as well as Turkish banks linked to the defence sector, and penalising Turkey for its purchase of Russian S-400 missiles.

Russian officials told Turkey on Tuesday that Syrian and Russian forces had successfully cleared the YPG from a strip of land along Turkey’s border, as per last week’s agreement between Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and that joint Russian-Turkish patrols could begin.

Stein said he expected Russia would soon integrate the YPG into the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, which would raise security issues for Turkey and give Assad and Putin some leverage over Erdoğan. 

Turkey’s offensive in northeast Syria has thus far displaced some 180,000 people, and many, including former U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power, have described Turkish actions there as ethnic cleansing, in part because Erdoğan has repeatedly expressed his desire to settle mostly Syrian Arab refugees in the area, much of which has had a Kurdish majority in recent decades. 

“Erdoğan has said he wants to move 2 million people into these areas. I think that would be tantamount to ethnic re-engineering,” said Stein.

Stein does not foresee Ankara being able to implement that plan, nor does he see a coherent Turkish approach in northeast Syria, but rather the significant influence of Russia. Reports this week have said Turkey is also considering buying Russian Su-35 fighter jets. Also this week, Pentagon officials said Turkey’s S-400s are expected to be operational by the end of the year. 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has cautioned U.S. officials to think carefully before sanctioning Turkey and pushing Ankara further toward Russia. In the Washington Post last week, Ilhan Omar, a member of the House of Representatives, also argued against sanctioning Turkey, saying that while Turkey’s Syria offensive had been a disaster, sanctions tend to be incoherent and counter-productive. 

“I don’t understand the point of collapsing Turkey’s economy or even threatening to do it for an invasion of Syria,” said Stein, though he did understand punishing Turkey for its S-400 purchase. 

“Turkey has met the threshold for CAATSA sanctions,” said Stein, pointing out that Ankara even aired live video of the arrival of the S-400s, “rubbing the nose of the Americans in the faeces of this deal”.

There have been reports that Trump is negotiating with Turkish officials behind the scenes in an effort to secure the purchase of U.S.-made Patriot missiles to replace the S-400s. Still, most U.S. officials would prefer not to sanction Turkey. 

“People don’t want to alienate a NATO ally,” said Stein, who said it was possible Turkey would buy Patriots at next month’s summit. 

“But a negotiation entails a give and take on both sides, and Turkey never gives, it only takes,” said Stein, who thinks Turkish officials do not realise how few defenders they have left in the White House. 

“Erdoğan played his cards right,” Stein added. “He got another face-to-face meeting with Trump where he can present his case, and when he gets a meeting with Trump, Trump usually capitulates to his point of view.”


          

Turkey says Armenian genocide bill 'an insult', summons U.S. envoy

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Turkey slammed a U.S. decision recognising the mass killing of Armenians early last century as genocide and summoned the country's ambassador.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan  said the resolution, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by 405 votes to 11 on Tuesday, was devoid of any truth. It was approved on the anniversary of the formation of the Turkish republic.

“We see such an accusation as the greatest insult made to our nation," Erdoğan said in a speech to his party deputies in parliament. “A country whose history is filled with stains of genocide, slavery and exploitation has no right to say something or to lecture Turkey.”

Turkey and the United States have been embroiled in a political dispute over a Turkish military incursion into northern Syria that began in early October. U.S. President Donald Trump paved the way for the operation by withdrawing troops from the border region, sparking criticism in Congress that he had abandoned the Kurds. Ankara says Kurdish forces that it has been battling in Syria are terrorists allied with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), an autonomy-seeking armed group in Turkey.

Most scholars recognise that genocide was committed by the Ottoman Empire from 1915. An estimated 1.5 million Armenians died. Turkey denies that such a slaughter took place and has lobbied governments and parliaments around the world to refrain from recognising the events as genocide.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry demanded an explanation from Ambassador David Satterfield during a meeting on Wednesday. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said the resolution amounted to "revenge" for Turkey's military operation.

Earlier on Tuesday, the U.S. House also voted 403 to 16 to impose economic sanctions on Turkey for the Syria incursion. Kurdish People's Protection Unit (YPG) militants there have been staunch allies of the United States in the fight against Islamic State (ISIS).

“If we ignore history, then we are destined to witness the mistakes of the past be repeated,” Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House, said before Tuesday’s vote. “Recent attacks by the Turkish military against the Kurdish people are a stark reminder of the danger in our own time.”

“If only Turkey had taken the lead to address sadness that haunts Armenians to this day over 1915. If only Turkey had taken the lead to address Kurdish grievances and abuses they suffered regardless of the militants of the mountains. If only Turkey had stayed out of Syria,” Ziya Meral, senior resident fellow at the U.K.-based Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research, said in comments on Twitter.

The Turkish Foreign Ministry also criticised the House resolution envisaging economic sanctions on the country.

The bill “is incompatible with the spirit of our NATO Alliance,” the ministry said in a separate statement. “It also contradicts with the agreement reached on Syria with the U.S. Administration on 17 October,” it said in reference to an agreement on a cessation of hostilities in northern Syria reached with the White House two weeks ago.

U.S. officials have failed to discern the difference between a NATO ally and terrorists and “should understand that they cannot achieve anything with the threats of unilateral sanctions”, it said.

The sanctions bill envisages freezing the assets of senior Turkish political and military leaders and blocking their travel to the United States. It would prohibit arms transfers to Turkey if the weapons could be used in Syria, mandates an investigation of Erdoğan’s personal wealth and would impose punishment on state-run Turkish bank Halkbank.

Erdoğan said the resolution was aimed at targeting him, his family and his ministers directly, adding that he strongly rejected it.

The bill faces potential obstacles in the Senate, where leading Republicans have called for a delay in order to give time for the Trump administration to find a diplomatic solution with Turkey.


          

Turkish Islamic business group aims to triple U.S. membership

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Turkey’s biggest business group Islamic-leaning businessmen aims to more than triple its membership in the United States in one year, Dünya newspaper reported.

The Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MÜSİAD), which has grown rapidly in Turkey since President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling party won power in 2002, is seeking to increase its membership in the United States to 250 firms from 80, Dünya said citing Ayhan Özmekik, the group’s new head of U.S. operations.

MÜSİAD will expand its network of offices in the United States and locate them closer to Turks living in the country to help boost its popularity, said Özmekik, who runs the Park Café in west New York. For example, it will open an office in Paterson in New Jersey, where many Turks live, he said.

Turkey is seeking to expand annual bilateral trade with the United States to $100 billion from around $20 billion under targets outlined this year by Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump. Relations between the two countries have suffered from bilateral tensions over Syria, Turkey’s detention of a U.S. pastor last year and the U.S. residence of Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, who Turkey blames for orchestrating a failed military coup in 2016.

MÜSİAD aims to open libraries at its offices in the United States, to help Turkish citizens residing in the country and to hold round table meetings to foster relations, Özmekik said, according to Dünya.


          

Erdoğan’s Syria deal with Putin cannot last, expert says

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan struck a deal to clear northern Syria of Kurdish fighters at a triumphant summit in Sochi, Russia last week.

Despite the smiles and handshakes, the agreement probably will not last because neither leader can enforce its terms, Chris Miller, assistant professor at the Fletcher School and the Eurasia director at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, said in an article for Foreign Policy on Monday.

“Turkey and Russia may be committed, but it is unlikely that the other combatants will abide by the deal,” Miller said. “Start with the Kurds.”

Russia does not have the forces needed for a protracted campaign against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) that Turkey labels terrorists threatening its security, and Moscow does not have much interest in reducing its fighting capacity, Miller said. Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar Assad may be able to pressure the YPG to disarm, but he is unlikely to be willing, he said.

“Ankara is therefore wrong to think that the Syrian Kurdish question is closed. True, the joint patrols envisaged by the Putin-Erdoğan accord could keep YPG units away from the border. But as Turkey well knows, holding territory with an organised army is not the only way that Kurdish militias can wage war.”

Turkey started a military incursion into Syria in early October to combat the YPG and to set up a safe zone for the return of Syrian refugees, millions of whom are currently residing in Turkey. It sees the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which has waged a four-decade war for autonomy in southeast Turkey at the cost of about 40,000 lives, most of them Kurdish.

“Assad thinks he is winning. Turkey thinks its threats have won concessions. The YPG is on the back foot but is unlikely to give up. All sides think they can improve their position with further fighting,” Miller said.

“Trump’s withdrawal may have changed the balance of power in Syria, but the Putin-Erdoğan deal that resulted is unlikely to end the war.”

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/28/putin-erdogan-deal-syria-kurds-agreement-war-continues/

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/10/28/putin-erdogan-deal-syria-kurds-agreement-war-continues/

          

Baghdadi death should not mask Turkey’s illegal land grab – rights advocate

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The death of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the weekend may dominate headlines in the coming days, but the killing should not ignore Turkey’s illegal occupation of northern Syria, celebrated by U.S. President Donald Trump, said Rebecca Barber for the Interpreter.

International law dictates that one country cannot decide it needs a so-called “safe zone” in another country and then invade and claim it as theirs by virtue of its seizure, Barber, a human rights advocate for international NGOs, said in an article published on Monday.

“Not only has this flagrant breach of international law gone largely unchallenged by world leaders; worse, it’s been formally endorsed – first by the U.S. in the deal brokered by Vice President Mike Pence in talks with Turkish President Erdoğan on 17 October, and secondly by Russia, in its deal with Turkey last Tuesday.”

Erdoğan sent thousands of troops into northern Syria in early October to combat Kurdish militants allied in the U.S. battle against ISIS. His government aims to resettle more than a million refugees from Syria in the border area in a mass security and construction project that may threaten the local indigenous Kurdish population.

“That the plan has now been formally endorsed by both the U.S. and Russia conveys a message that international law is irrelevant and that Turkey can do whatever it likes,” Barber said.

India could now argue that it needs a safe zone in Pakistan to keep extremists away from the border with Kashmir, or Russia could say that its role in eastern Ukraine is a “safe zone” or peace corridor, Barber said, citing one unidentified commentator. The amount of such entities could become endless, she said.

https://www.lowyinstitute.org/the-interpreter/worrying-precedent-turkey-s-safe-zone

          

11月7日,北京全市锅炉房统一点火试运行

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      今天,市气象局、市城市管理委、市发展改革委、市专业气象台召开了2019-2020年采暖季前的第二次气象会商。根据市专业气象局预测,预计2019年11月2日至11月10日,北京平原地区平均气温为7-8℃,较常年同期略偏高,接近近十年同期和去年同期。目前,全市供热准备工作已全部就绪。
      

      
      按照北京市城市管理委员会的工作部署,11月7日,全市区域锅炉房将统一点火试运行,热电联产供热企业基本完成热网居民用户的面积投入,12345市民服务热线正式受理供热试运行投诉。
      
      记者了解到,11月8日将进行第三次气象会商,进一步研判天气情况。
      
      各供热单位要在供热试运行期间进行系统持续热态调试,解决系统循环不畅和管线跑冒滴漏的问题,早发现、早处置,把问题解决在正式供热之前,确保正式供热时居民家中采暖温度达到18℃。
      
      市城管委要求,为了方便居民报修,供热单位要主动、广泛宣传本单位24小时维修电话,提高服务区域内居民的知晓率;安排好值班和抢修人员,确保居民反映的问题第一时间得到解决。
      
      同时提示广大市民,11月7日试供暖后,要密切关注家中供暖设施状况,若家中出现暖气不热、跑水漏水等情况,可直接拨打小区供热单位服务电话报修解决;如供热单位未及时处理或者小区没有点火试运行,可拨打12345市民服务热线进行投诉。
      

      
      供热试运行期间,各区将重点督促供热单位按时点火试运行并保持热态运行调试,对不按时点火试运行以及正式供热后居民投诉率居高不下的供热单位,除约谈曝光外,还将纳入考核,扣减供热补贴。
      
      来源:北京晚报公众号 记者:张楠 王天淇
      
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“2019全国外国语学校教学论坛暨课堂教学观摩研讨”成功召开

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      外研社英语教育出版分社社长邢印姝老师为本次论坛致开幕辞。首先,邢老师代表外研社基础教育事业群对各位的到来表示热烈的欢迎和衷心的感谢!然后,她回顾了四年来全国外国语学校教学论坛所取得的丰硕成果:搭建了极具代表性的外语教育事业交流平台,呈现了特色鲜明的英语课堂教学,汇聚并且讨论了热点的外语教学话题,凝聚了具有广泛影响力的外语教育专家学者,以及交流了前沿的外语教育理念和教学方法。在致辞的结尾,邢老师强调:新形势下,面对日益密切的国际交流往来和日益多元的外语教学需求,每一位外语教育工作者要直面挑战,抓住机遇,共同探讨新课改背景下基础英语教育的发展和走向。
      

      
      本次论坛得到了苏州外国语学校的大力支持。苏州外国语学校创办于1994年,是区域内最早的国际化学校之一,在25年的办学历程中,始终保持持续、优秀、高位发展,成为一流品牌学校。苏州外国语学校总校长董彬先生出席开幕式并致辞。他表示,此次论坛的召开为全国英语教学工作者提供了互相交流、共同研讨的平台,更是凝聚共识、集聚智慧、汇聚力量的良好契机。他希望大家从专家主旨报告、各学段优秀一线教师的研讨课及专家团队的精准点评中得到启发。最后,董彬校长衷心地祝愿线上线下的每一位参会者能够收获满满并预祝此次论坛圆满成功!
      

      
      开幕式后,上海外国语大学梅德明教授、华南师范大学外国语言文化学院黄丽燕教授、“雅思中学教程”系列策划人及作者刘薇和苏州大市英语学科带头人李佳梅老师分别进行了主旨发言。
      
      梅德明教授做了题为“基于核心素养发展的英语课程建设与人才培养”的主旨发言。该发言依据教育部颁布的普通高中英语课程标准(2017 年版)和中共、国务院印发的教育现代化纲领性文件中国教育现代化2035,探讨了新时代我国英语教育的历史使命,提出我国基础教育课程建设和人才培养应面向现代化,面向人类命运共同体,以学科核心素养和全球胜任力为培养标准,以发展学生的中国情怀、国际视野、多元文化意识、高阶思维品质、跨文化人文交流能力为培养目标,学以立德,学以明智,学以致用,学以继学。梅教授以“过去,教材是学生的全部世界;现在,世界是学生的全部教材”结束了精彩的发言,引发众人思考。
      

      
      黄丽燕教授的主旨发言题目为“外语学校发展性校本评价体系的设计与实施”。她的发言围绕如何依据国家英语课程标准和教与学规律,结合外语学校的办学特点,构建以促进学生发展为核心目标的、整合学校内部评价和外部评价的评价体系展开。首先,黄教授介绍了评价的功能及分类;然后,她与大家共同探讨了评价的重要性、学校内部评价与外部评价的关系;最后,黄教授进行了国内英语中高考与国际考试的对比分析,提出了实施教、学、评一体化的建议以及促进教师评价素养的途径。
      

      
      刘薇老师做了题为“雅思中学英语教学新方案设计理念与解析”的主旨发言。她指出:近年来,“低龄化”成为中国大陆地区雅思考生的重要特点之一。随着雅思考试与中国英语能力等级量表(CSE)对接,雅思作为英语语言能力评定的国际标准属性愈发凸显。同时,高中英语新课标提出了培养英语学科核心素养的新要求,强调依托学科核心内容打造学生的关键能力,中学英语教育也开始了相应的变革创新。在此背景下,“雅思中学教学方案”及“雅思中学教程”系列产品应运而生。
      

      
      李佳梅老师带来了题为“多元共生、立体通融——苏外外语校本课程建设的实践与思考”的主旨发言。本发言以教育部颁布的普通高中英语课程标准(2017 年版)为核心,结合苏州外国语学校“要建一所具有国际理解力、国际对话力、国际竞争力的中国学校”这一办学目标,介绍苏州外国语学校外语校本课程体系,并分享校本课程建设经验。
      

      
      专家们的主旨发言高屋建瓴,从基于核心素养发展的英语课程建设与人才培养,到外国语学校发展性校本评价体系的设计与实施,再到外国语学校的校本课程建设,引领和引发了与会老师们积极思考,如何在英语教育事业发展面临的新形势下,促进核心素养的有效落地,进而为实现“立德树人”的根本目标贡献力量。
      
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刚刚结束的暴雪嘉年华开幕式,公布了哪些新游戏?

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      凌晨两点开始的暴雪嘉年华开幕式安排紧凑,最开始的时间给予了万众期待的暗黑破坏神4,同时公布的还有守望先锋续作以及魔兽世界资料片,毁掉了去年整个嘉年华地暗黑手游被暴雪知趣地放在了大众焦点之外。
      
      整场开幕式有这些重要信息公布:
      
      暗黑破坏神4:被称为回归黑暗本源的一作,首部预告片勾勒出了这款游戏地的黑暗。游戏的故事背景发生在暗黑破坏神3之后数年,恶魔之女莉莉丝——传闻中的人类始祖将成为玩家需要战胜的对象。
      
      游戏首先公布野蛮人、魔法师、德鲁伊三大职业,暴雪公布了三职业的实际演示,并表示未来还将会有两个职业公布。玩家可以选择与其他玩家(队伍最多4人)一起组队寻宝、攻略、完成任务。游戏将会同时发布在PC、PS4和Xbox One三大平台。
      
      另外,国内已同步开放了暗黑破坏神4简体中文官网,未来游戏是否能同步引入国内,仍需要等待更多信息。
      
      放弃了大酋长地位后,孤独的亡灵英雄希尔瓦娜斯·风行者带着新的计划回来了,她挑战冰冠冰川的新任巫妖王,并撕碎了寒冰王冠,这造成了亡者国度的剧变,生与死的平衡被打破,传说中的亡者领域——暗影界——出现,这是玩家新的冒险之地。
      
      一些魔兽争霸中出现的著名英雄会在新资料片中与玩家见面,例如光明使者乌瑟尔,以及凯尔萨斯,这位摧毁了整个洛丹伦王国,并最终被巫妖王控制的悲剧英雄。
      
      暴雪还对原有的等级做出一定修改,“暗影国度”版本中,目前已经达到最高等级的角色,在暗影国度推出后将会回到50级,并朝着等级上限60级努力。
      
      守望先锋2正式发表,公开了首部预告片“零点危机”和游戏的玩法介绍视频,并回顾了系列迄今为止的剧情。玩家扮演“守望先锋”组织的英雄们,与和人类为敌的威胁战斗。
      
      暴雪为守望先锋2加入了全新的事模式和英雄任务,新的多人对战模式“机动推进”,新对战地图“多伦多”,新英雄Sojourn。在剧情向的合作模式中,玩家可通过升级英雄解锁新的天赋,还能对技能进行自定义。以及,所有守望先锋的进度都会继承到新作中。
      
      炉石传说推出新资料片“巨龙降临”,将在12月11日上线。大量的龙来了,还有新卡牌以及新的游戏机制。而且新资料片带来可升级的英雄牌,并在90天内面向登陆玩家免费赠送。
      
      炉石传说新游戏模式“酒馆战棋”到来,暴雪跟风了现在流行的自走棋一把,支持8人一起游戏,玩家需要招募随从,排布阵型,见证他们的对决。但不完全和现在市面上已经流行的自走棋,暴雪在买牌排阵的基础上也有着自己的特色。最直观的印象是,这可能是目前动画效果最华丽的“自走棋”了。
      
      酒馆战棋将于北京时间11月6日凌晨1点开启抢先体验,购买了“巨龙降临”预购合集或持有暴雪嘉年华虚拟门票的玩家可以抢先体验这个全新的游戏模式。
      
      星际争霸2合作任务的新指挥官阿克图尓斯·蒙斯克,预计11月下旬推出。风暴英雄也推出了新英雄死亡之翼。
      
      除了暗黑破坏神4外,手游暗黑破坏神:不朽也公布了最新的游戏预览视频。
      
      
          

特朗普这回“干预英国大选”可够明显了!

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      老是担心别国干预大选的美国,自家总统这回去明目张胆“干预英国大选”了。
      
      10月31日,脱欧党领袖法拉奇通过英国媒体LBC连线自己的好朋友特朗普。特朗普保持他一如既往的风格,毫不留情地吐槽新脱欧协议。关于英国12月12日的大选,特朗普直说自己在英国的“兄弟”约翰逊是“合适的人选”,还大胆建议法拉奇和约翰逊“合作”。至于反对党工党领袖科尔宾,特朗普就不喜欢了,说他当上首相将很糟糕。
      
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      谈到新的脱欧协议,法拉奇问特朗普,约翰逊有跟你说过这个新协议的细节吗。特朗普说,他说过啊,他现在的处境也很艰难。
      
      接着,特朗普就开始批评起了新协议,完全刹不住车:“我们想与英国做生意,他们也想与我们做生意……但说实话,这协议啊,就根据这协议的某些方面来说,你不能这么做,你不能啊,生意没法做了。”
      
      法拉奇试图插话,失败……
      

      
      特朗普滔滔不绝:“我们没法与英国达成贸易协议,我觉得嘛,本来我们可以达成比现在多很多倍的贸易协议,而且肯定比你们在欧盟框架下达成的贸易协议要多得多。”
      
      法拉奇还跟特朗普聊了聊英国即将迎来的大选,于是,美国总统对英国大选的“干预”就开始了。
      
      特朗普没有掩饰自己和约翰逊、法拉奇的友好关系,他说约翰逊是“一个超棒的人,我认为他是眼下最合适的人选”。接着,他说法拉奇和鲍里斯“可以干出一番不错的事业”,“你俩走到一块儿,将会无人能挡”。
      
      相反,特朗普认为科尔宾会对英国“非常不利”,“他太糟了,他以非常糟糕的方式对待你们,他会把你们带入糟糕的境地的!可是你们国家有非常大的潜力啊,伟大的国家呢!别忘记,我妈也是出生在那儿的呢。”(注:特朗普母亲1912年出生于苏格兰)
      
      特朗普说得直白,被他攻击的科尔宾也反击得十分直接,他在社交媒体上直指特朗普“干预英国大选”。
      

      
      科尔宾这话借机讽刺了似乎有些“被迫害妄想症”的美国,美国经常指责别国“干预美国大选”。
      
      尤其是2016年大选后的“通俄门”,共和党和民主党为此不知疲倦地“打仗”,持续至今也没有完全结束。尽管穆勒的“通俄门”调查小组结束了工作,但两党对此事的争论从未停止。共和党称调查报道显示没有证据表明特朗普“通俄”,民主党则认为对方曲解报告。
      
      这件事发展到今天,又牵出了“通乌门”,直接引爆了对特朗普的弹劾调查。“通乌门”这事也是跟2016年大选有关,直接导火索就是特朗普给乌克兰总统泽连斯基通话,要求他调查拜登一家以及2016年大选时民主党的服务器被黑事件。(观察者网注:民主党服务器事件,是与“通俄门”有关的一种阴谋论,即民主党服务器被俄罗斯黑客攻击,俄方已经否认。特朗普就一直对民主党服务器遭攻击的说法表示怀疑。此前与乌总统的通话中,特朗普就要求其调查此事:“他们都说服务器在乌克兰……但他们表示,很多问题都始于乌克兰。” )
      
      除了俄罗斯、乌克兰,中国也曾无端“躺枪”。特朗普去年在联合国大会上就无端指控中国“干预美国选举”;上周,脸书创始人扎克伯格声称,其公司注意到俄罗斯、伊朗、中国试图干预将于明年举行的美国总统选举。对于这样的指控,外交部发言人华春莹直言“非常荒谬可笑”。
      
      灵魂拷问:先脱欧还是特朗普先当选?
      
      科尔宾和约翰逊正在争夺唐宁街10号的位置,约翰逊承诺尽快让英国脱离欧盟,而科尔宾则承诺再次举行公投。
      
      科尔宾在启动工党的大选活动之前曾警告称,现任政府与特朗普的政府将达成的脱欧后英美贸易协议,将使美国企业更容易从英国国家医疗服务(NHS)中获利,而英国纳税人将为此付出代价。
      
      31日的采访中,法拉奇问了这个问题,特朗普回答说:“完全不会,我们一点都不会卷入其中。我们与你们的医疗体系没有任何关系。我们只是在谈贸易。”
      
      最后,法拉奇来了一个灵魂拷问:英国脱欧和特朗普再次当选,哪件事会先发生?
      
      特朗普倒是很实诚:“我觉得脱欧会先发生吧。因为明年11月3号才开始大选呢,还有一年。真是难以置信,还有一年啊。”
      
      “我觉得脱欧会先,”他又强调一遍,但说着说着就笑了,“我希望如此,不然脱欧这事儿也太……你们应该可以搞定了。”
      
      最后,特朗普说出了很多人的心声:“人们已经厌倦听到这消息了,连我们都厌倦了。”
      

      
      
          

外媒:中国5G商用启动 超级大国又迈一步

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      中国日报网10月31日电 今天上午,中国移动、中国联通、中国电信三大运营商正式发布了5G商用套餐资费,起步价128元,11月1日起可以开始。
      
      今年6月,工信部向运营商发放了5G牌照,开启了5G商用元年的序幕。此次,三大运营商官宣5G套餐资费,意味着我国5G商用进程正式全面开启。
      
      今年对全球5G的发展来说也是至关重要的一年,世界各国都在加紧5G布局。在5G技术领域处于领先地位的中国,每一步的发展自然吸引着全球的目光。
      
      中国成为技术大国路上的里程碑事件
      

      
      报道指出,根据中国官方提供的信息,中国计划到今年年底前在全国50个城市安装50000多个5G基站,目前,5G网络已经覆盖了北京、上海、广州和杭州等城市。
      
      报道还援引美国投行伯恩斯坦(Bernstein)在本周发布的一份报告称,从11月1日起,中国将拥有全球最大的5G商用网络,其网络规模和5G服务价格将对整个供应链产生关键影响。
      

      
      报道表示,尽管韩国等国家已经推出了5G商用服务,但是中国将凭借其庞大的人口和大笔的企业投资迅速成为全球最大的供应商。
      
      报道还指出,在中国购买5G服务后,用户们——目前已经有超过1000万预约用户——能够更快速、更流畅地看视频、玩游戏,还可以使用更多的虚拟现实(VR)应用。
      
      我国资费水平低于国际主流运营商
      

      
      但开着5G流量、享受着飚速快感的同时,钱包里的钱会不会也在快速流失?除了网速,消费者们最关心的恐怕还是费用。
      
      那么,套餐128元起步,贵吗?
      
      据中国日报双语微信公众号报道,北京邮电大学教授吕廷杰表示:虽然5G套餐价格的门槛比4G套餐高很多,但在同等流量大小的情况下,5G套餐流量单价资费其实更便宜。
      
      中国信通院副院长王志勤介绍称,目前5G套餐资费总体定位在中高端,主要是因为商用初期,网络覆盖集中在热点区域,面向网络宽带要求较高、需求较大的用户群体,提供技术更加先进、内容更加丰富的网络服务,成本相对较高。
      
      王院长表示,我国5G套餐的资费水平其实低于国际主流运营商。比如韩国、美国、英国等国的运营商推出的5G套餐,最便宜的折合人民币200元/月,最贵的套餐约为750元/月。
      
      
          

美国加州万圣节气氛浓美国加州万圣节气氛浓

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      10月31日,美国加利福尼亚州举行活动庆祝一年一度的西方传统节日万圣节。
      

      

      

      

      

      
      
          

我对员工的期待写在每一桩具体工作中

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      职场是一个人的练武场,也是他和这个世界互相接纳的剧场。
      
      当我还是初入职场的年轻职员时,我的顶头上司在每周例会上会说得令人热血沸腾:“你们每天早起挤地铁,晚上加班零点后回家,意义是什么?是为了未来10年后这个行业都记住你的名字!”
      
      那时的我,不敢奢求未来的位置,也不知道自己算不算领导最喜欢的“王牌职员”。我总是很配合地去做每一项分配到我头上的任务,按部就班地做好“螺丝钉”,老实谨慎地在项目复盘会上陈述自己的工作。
      

      
      大概3年前,我的直接领导兼领路师父跳槽,公司任命我为部门负责人。我面对的部门现状,是3名比我年长的资深员工和6名年轻的90后。
      
      刚刚转变身份的那段时间,我有些迷茫和慌乱。毕竟,此前基本没有什么管理团队的经验,而且我也不是部门资历最深的,担心无法胜任管理岗位,向他们发布的指令无法服众。摸着石头过河,又经过两年多的锻炼,我才积累了一些管理经验。
      
      总体而言,在工作中,我不会如那些豪情万丈的管理者一样,对着员工们慷慨激昂地“展望未来”——“10年内行业里会响彻你的名字”。在我看来,那些打鸡血和灌鸡汤的话,偶尔提几句就好了,重复意义不大。
      
      我对员工的要求和期待写在每一个具体工作中。表扬和批评,都以他们完成项目的情况为圆心,不会超过“职责范围”的半径。“工作圆圈”以外的种种,我从来不过问,也不干涉。
      
      我做员工时,对工作热情度较高,不管接到什么项目都希望100%做扎实。我希望员工在规定的时间里,在他们的分内事务上,都能发挥“聪明人下笨功夫”的精神,靠谱、积极、任劳任怨,并能从工作中获得精神满足。
      
      在分派任务时,我会先考虑任务和员工能力、特点的匹配程度,可能是刚好适合他们做的,也会是能让他们激发个人潜能的内容。
      

      
      按照我的习惯,若是员工态度敷衍,我不会劈头盖脸骂他们,发泄情绪没有什么用,我更希望以理性而高效的方式告诉他们:一,这件事我希望他们再用心一倍;二,这件事我给你们提供处理思路,你们埋头做好就行了,没有必要重复大道理。
      
      在当下职场里,年轻职员都有个性,多少表现出很自我的一面。同时,公司里也有不少下属比部门领导年长,或在这个公司待的时间更长。其他部门出现过,年长下属经常觉得自己经验丰富,会不服领导的情况。
      
      在我的部门,我处理同事关系的原则是,先确立好最基础的规则。在这个部门里发生的一切事情都以完成工作为核心,无论资历和年龄,只要大家紧张起来,把分内的活儿干漂亮了,每个项目都顺利结项,那么其他都不会是阻碍,我们之间的人格是绝对平等的。
      

      
      我向来主张员工们出现任何对合作机制有困惑的念头,就直接向我提出来,我们一起想办法协调和解决,而不必在背后到处抱怨和吐槽,那样既对自己无益,也会影响团队的积极性。
      
      另外,在互联网公司,人员流动几乎是常态,尤其年轻人对人生规划的想法更灵活自由,每个人觉得自身能力有所提升的时候,一定希望待遇是有所提升的。这都是市场的双向选择。
      
      之前,当有部门年轻人提出辞职意向时,我会尊重他们的选择,也不会用所谓涨薪去“捆绑”他们。我一定会和他们心平气和地聊聊:新工作是否能更好实现人生价值?自己还需要完善哪些方面?
      
      职场是一个人的练武场,也是他和这个世界互相接纳的剧场。我希望做好一个管理者,更盼望能成为员工生命中的摆渡者,让他们在我掌舵的这段航程里收获成长和满足。
      
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亚洲时尚联合会中国委员会主席张庆辉:时尚城市在于将文化元素与生活方式完美结合

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      每经记者:杜蔚    每经编辑:杨欢
      

      
      “我个人觉得,品质生活是人们能够从物质和精神的层面得到双重的满足感,获得在社会生活中的愉悦感,能够让人有一种积极向上、享受生活的状态。”亚洲时尚联合会中国委员会主席、中国服装设计师协会主席、中国国际时装周组委会主席张庆辉在接受每日经济新闻记者专访时,分享了对品质生活的看法。
      
      创造美好生活,是城市发展必然的价值追求。11月4日,由英国Monocle杂志与成都传媒集团联合主办、每日经济新闻承办的成都“品质生活论坛”将在成都举行。在这一盛会举办前夕,每日经济新闻记者与张庆辉畅聊服装对生活方式的引领,以及城市的生活品质。
      
      服装是人们对品质生活向往的重要载体
      
      对于品质生活的定义,张庆辉认为是仁者见仁、智者见智,但不可否认的是,品质生活集中代表着人们对美好生活的向往,是人们从物质层面和精神层面获得的双重满足感。张庆辉说,从服装设计的角度看,服装也承载了物质和精神的要素,“服装既包含了生产方式,体现了服装的整体科技水平,也反映了一种审美和价值观,一种文化的倾向。”
      
      千百年来,服装一直存在,它除了御寒保暖、得体的基本功能,还具有社交的属性,它从诞生之时就是人类文明的重要标志。“两千多年以前,对服装的制式,特别是在封建社会就有明确的规定,这些都反映了服装本身的社交属性,所以从这个角度上来讲,服装承载着人们对品质生活的向往。”张庆辉说,如今,服装更是与时尚、流行文化紧密联系,代表着当下的生活方式和潮流。如何通过服装设计,在一个动态、多元的社会里,满足人们对时尚、品质生活的需求,这对服装设计师和服装品牌提出了新的挑战。
      
      在张庆辉看来,时尚领域相当于是一个竟技场,每个人都会把自己最好的创造设计通过和产业链相关要素的组合,变成一种商品服务于消费者,“每一个城市都有独特的消费特点,这些特点决定了整个中国时尚的多元化和多层次。从这个角度看,服装设计应该是鼓励原创的设计,鼓励多元化、差异化,通过不同的设计服务不同的群体,满足他们对品质生活的要求,从而实现价值。”
      
      包容性和创新活力 成都具备城市发展重要因素
      
      以服装设计为代表的时尚文化是城市文明的重要构成,赋予城市发展新的活力。2018中国城市时尚指数报告将成都评为“中国时尚一线城市”,成都正以深厚的传统文化、潮流的时尚风范引领着城市人的生活美学,彰显着独特的生活品质。
      
      张庆辉来过很多次成都,成都的人文风貌、自然历史、生活环境都深深吸引着他。“成都先天的自然禀赋,背后最重要的因素是这座城市的文化根脉,它形成了这个城市的品格。成都,两千多年城名未改,文化品格深植于城市血脉,这是最重要的一张城市名片。”
      
      张庆辉说,城市文化的良好传承让成都具备两个明显的优点,“一是包容性,多样的文化在这里交流汇聚,这是一个城市最大的魅力。另一个很重要的特点是对于创新的尊重,愿意接受新鲜事物,去尝试,去体验,去参与。对于创新的好奇心,创新本身的动力,让这种城市能够永远以一种崭新的姿态面对不同的时代。”张庆辉认为,成都的经济总量、人口规模以及在全国的地位都已经得到很大提升,“包容性和创新的活力则是保证城市发展最重要的两个因素。”
      
      众所周知,成都正打造“三城三都”城市品牌,建设世界文化名城。张庆辉说,这是非常了不起的举措,“以文化为载体,提升城市品格和影响力,让生活在这个城市的人,更加有获得感、满足感,对成都更加向往,我觉得这个特别重要。”
      
      张庆辉来自于时尚领域,成都也是时尚消费的高地,因此他也从时尚产业、时尚文化的角度为成都建言。“作为时尚之都,成都要更加发展时尚原创性,通过时尚的表达把成都文化要素和当下生活方式完美结合,成都需要有一个聚合国内国际时尚资源的载体,类似于北京的中国国际时装周,要有聚合国内国际设计创意资源的时尚地标,同时成都应有具有国际影响力的时尚机构。”
      
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「探索」第二届进会5G网络全覆盖!还有这些创新应用→

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      为了打造信号最强、覆盖最密、速率最高的5G覆盖,各运营商对国展中心制定了多层级复合式的网络建设方案,总计在国展中心内部及周边部署了2795个5G室内小站和130个5G宏基站。
      
      一方面,运营商突破了大体量建筑5G室内覆盖信号互不干扰、无缝切换等技术难题,对场馆内的网络进行了彻底翻新;另一方面,在本届进会现场部署了具备智能化调节功能的5G天线,结合网络运行情况大数据分析,可自动调节天线方向和倾角等参数,为后续全市5G网络的精细化覆盖打下基础;此外,还首次启用了具有网络故障自查自愈功能的智能感知监控系统,通过智能判障、网管机器人、一键恢复等手段,可实现故障快速处置。
      
      围绕安全保障、交通服务、展会服务、宣传服务4大场景,5G将在本届进会期间集中展示并部署17项创新应用。
      
      在5G+安全保障方面,通过5G+高清布控、5G+AR巡检、5G+VR全景布控、大数据人流监测、5G+安保人员管理等,打通进会馆内外布控数据。并通过5G网络连接120急救车、急救中心、定点医院,为进会提供跨域无缝急救服务,初步实现患者“上车即入院”。
      
      在5G+交通服务方面,通过在国展中心周边停车场及主要路口部署5G+高清摄像头,辅助交通调度和停车引导。围绕徐泾东站、虹桥火车站、诸光路站3个地铁车站,打造轨道交通进会三站三线运营指挥平台,以5G+高清监控、AR眼镜、服务机器人等助力地铁站智慧运营、维保和服务,实现地铁实时客流预测、现场应急处置和运能优化调整。
      
      在5G+展会服务方面,通过5G网络支撑馆内及自动驾驶体验场的高清直播、VR直播,丰富观展形式。在展馆内设置5G信息驿站,与馆外的虹桥火车站等区域的5G驿站开展互联,过往旅客可通过VR眼镜实时观看展会情况。同时,为参展商的全息乐队表演、远程驾驶等5G应用展示提供网络支持。
      
      在5G+宣传服务方面,依托5G视频直播平台,开展“5G带你看进”活动,计划在浦东世纪汇、徐汇汇金、长宁高岛屋等多个商圈开展5G+AR/全息远程展销互动,为进会馆外观众提供高清实时的远程观展体验,体现进会的溢出效应。
      
      截至10月底,上海已建成14406个5G宏基站,开通13810个,同时建成并开通了12551个5G室内小站,预计到年底实现中心城区和郊区重点区域的5G网络全覆盖。同时,上海正加紧以行业应用带动5G产业链、业务链、创新链融合发展,已有200余项5G应用正在全市各行业推进。比如,全球首个5G商用大飞机制造工厂、首个基于5G的港口智能重卡车路协同系统、世界首例5G聚焦超声远程手术等应用相继在上海落地。
      
      近期,上海已发布了上海5G产业发展和应用创新三年行动计划(2019-2021年),以及5G+智能制造白皮书(2019)和5G+智慧医疗白皮书(2019),并将根据5G赋能垂直领域的成熟度,陆续发布相关领域白皮书,助力构建上海5G产业与应用融合的生态体系,充分发挥5G的行业赋能作用,为上海建设卓越的全球城市注入新动能。
      
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“希望马拉松”再跑申城,有爱和希望,患癌不再害怕!

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      2019年第二十一届希望马拉松——上海行暨第三届上海希望马拉松今天上午举行,社会各界和爱心企业人士在徐汇滨江参加义跑,并向中国癌症基金会捐款,将抗癌精神发扬光大。
      
      希望马拉松启动21年来,已有30余万爱心人士参与希望马拉松爱心义跑,关爱癌症患者的爱心群体愈发壮大,越来越多的癌症患者也在这项公益活动的帮助下,完成治疗,重获新生。复旦大学附属肿瘤医院自2017年以来,已连续三年在上海举办希望马拉松义跑活动。今天的活动由国家癌症中心、中国医学科学院肿瘤医院、中国癌症基金会、复旦大学附属肿瘤医院和上海市抗癌协会共同举办,据肿瘤医院党李端树介绍,希望马拉松活动募集到的善款将全部用于资助贫困癌症患者和癌症防治研究,通过慈善方式切实让肿瘤患者们感受到来自社会各界的重视与关爱,通过科学研究为研发抗癌新技术打下更坚实的基础,鼓励患者与医者共同抗癌,坚定与癌症斗争的信心与决心。
      
      随着生活方式、饮食习惯等因素的变化,癌症已经成为威胁人类生命健康的最重大疾病之一,发病率不断攀升。据2018年中国癌症报告显示,中国癌症新发人数上升至392.9万,平均每天超过1万人被确诊为癌症,每分钟有7.5个人被确诊为癌症。面对日益严峻的肿瘤防控形势,需要全社会共同的力量关注和支持中国癌症防治研究。
      
      “今年希望马拉松再度在上海启程,期待能够形成医院、社会、媒体等各方资源的合力,为癌症防治研究事业助力。”复旦大学附属肿瘤医院副院长吕力琅说。
      
      通讯员 王广兆 朱一齐 新民晚报记者 左妍
      
      
          

“南猪北养”利与弊“南猪北养”利与弊

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      近年猪肉行业基本数据显示目前市场波动“问题出在供给侧”。那么什么因素使中国猪肉供给线近期发生异动?
      
      除了猪周期因素外,主要有两点特殊原因。其一是前几年有关部门对生猪行业加大环保整治力度,推进“南猪北养”生猪区域布局调整,这些政策有其合理性考量和必要性依据。然而政策执行中局部偏颇,一定程度影响到生猪产能阶段性下降。其二是非洲猪瘟疫情冲击。去年8月初辽宁报告首例非洲猪瘟疫情,不到一年内非洲猪瘟扩散到全国31个省区市以及香港。
      
      环保风暴与“南猪北养”
      
      中国经济增长伴随生态环境压力趋势性增加,推动环保监管政策优先度持续提升。生猪产业是中国居民肉食最重要来源,然而随着产业发展污染排放带来环境压力也越来越突出。2007年底第一次全国污染源普查结果显示,畜禽养殖业COD、总氮、总磷排放量分别占全国总排放量的41.9%、21.7%、37.7%,占农业源排放量的96%、38%、65%,此后畜禽养殖污染物排放量占比仍在上升。生猪业污染排放在畜禽养殖业占突出地位,社会上加强环保监管诉求随之增加。
      
      2014年1月1日,国务院畜禽规模养殖污染防治条例实施,标志新环境下畜禽业特别是生猪产业环保风暴开始发力。2015年国家施行新环保法,推动生猪等畜禽养殖业进入环保监管增压期。2015年4月,国务院印发水污染的防治行动计划(“水十条”),“防治畜禽养殖污染”成为“推进农业农村污染防治”首要内容。2015年11月,有关部门出台“关于促进南方水网地区生猪养殖布局调整优化的指导意见”文件,对南方五个水网区130多个县提出调整生猪生产政策要求。尤其2016年4月发布的全国生猪生产发展规划(2016-2020年),系统提出了后来被业内称作“南猪北养”区域布局政策的基本方针。
      
      2014年-2018年生猪生产政策一直包含加强环保监管和区域布局调整两方面重点内容。“南猪北养”政策包含三点相互联系内容。
      
      一是对生猪生产进行全国性区域分类规划。2015年指导意见就对南方水网区生猪养殖提出调整要求。2016年规划进一步把全国生猪发展划分为四类区域(见下表)。其中约束发展区包括京津沪和南方八省水网地区,未来养殖总量保持稳定。潜力增长区生猪生产“预计年均增长1%-2%”。适度发展区面临“生猪养殖基础薄弱,部分省区水资源短缺”制约,重点在结构提升。重点发展区是猪肉供给的核心区域,预计在规划期年均增长1%左右。
      
      二是重点鼓励潜力增长区特别是东北四省区(含内蒙古自治区)生猪产业发展。规划要求东北等潜力增长区年均增长1个-2个百分点,五年规划期规划约增长5个-10个百分点。2017年8月有关部门发布关于加快东北粮食主产区现代畜牧业发展的指导意见,要求到2020年四省区实现肉类占全国总产量15%以上目标;到2025年东北畜牧业基本实现现代化,成为国家肉蛋奶供给保障基地。
      
      三是各地尤其是位于南方和东部省区的“约束发展区”和“适度发展区”规定了禁养区限制生猪和其他畜禽养殖。2014年条例提出禁止在几类特别区域内建设畜禽养殖场和养殖小区。2015年“水十条”要求“科学划定畜禽养殖禁养区,2017年底前,依法关闭或搬迁禁养区内的畜禽养殖场(小区)和养殖专业户,京津冀、长三角、珠三角等区域提前一年完成”。
      
      “南猪北养”利与弊
      
      就环保而言,随着收入提高,公众对环境质量改进要求和潜在支付意愿相应提升。生猪产业发展成为农业部门最重要的污染源之一,这时政府加强环保监管显然是必要的。就区域布局而言,东北等省区在生猪生产方面也确有某些地缘优势。例如生猪生产成本大半是饲料,饲料一半以上是玉米,东北作为玉米主产区具有区域优势。又如东北整体人口和经济活动密度较小,生态环境对生猪产业污染排放的承载能力较大。基于这些考量,有关部门鼓励生猪产业更好发挥区域比较优势布局可以理解。
      
      然而本身具有经济合理性的产业演变趋势,在转变为全国性大规模产业政策过程中,仍会面临事前难以预料与事中不便掌控的困难和挑战。对此可就以下几点加以初步探讨。
      
      第一,“南猪北养”重视东北区域优势确有依据,然而对东北大规模扩大生猪养殖的客观不利因素估计不足。如水资源问题。“每头猪的用水量在4吨-9吨”,年出栏50万-100万头生猪养殖耗水量相当于小城市人口生活用水量,东北一些地区水资源不足制约了生猪养殖发展。又如严寒气候条件,生猪生长要求较高环境温度,即使是保温能力较好的育肥猪也需15℃以上环境温度,在东北养猪生产设施和设备必须达到较高保温要求因而成本较高。另外严寒区域近半年冷冻期不利于粪便发酵利用,一年一熟作物耕作制也不利于粪肥还田消纳。再如东北一些地区也存在养殖场招工困难的问题。
      
      第二,“南猪北养”设计侧重考虑生猪养殖业生产环节成本,而对生产布局转变带来流通领域交易成本上升的影响考虑不够充分。与人口和经济活动空间分布相一致,中国猪肉消费大头在东部、南部和中原地区,区域生产布局改变意味着生猪生产与猪肉销之间空间距离拉长,因而“南猪北养”意味着“北猪南运”转运压力边际增加。
      

      
      第三,相关经验数据提示,东北生猪生产环节某些优势条件可能已在更早时期被市场自发套利活动发掘利用,产业规划制定实施滞后于东北和外地农户及养殖企业的市场行动,使得实现 “北养”生猪产能目标面临困难。
      
      下面两幅图形报告进入新世纪以来东北四省区肉类和猪肉产量及其占全国比例变动情况,显示东北肉类和猪肉全国占比提升最快时期可能早已过去。例如四省区肉类全国占比在新世纪初年增长最快。从2001年11.3%增长到2007年13.8%,过去十余年大体平稳,近年峰值2016年13.8%与2007年指标值持平,然而近两年该指标反而明显回落。东北猪肉产量占全国比重从2001年8.2%持续上升到2013年10.8%,然而该指标值2014年-2018年在波动中有所回落,虽然2017年重返2013年10.8%峰值,2018年则下降到10.3%。
      

      
      第四,大规模实施产业政策的自我强化倾向,导致“禁养区”管制措施在局部地区用力过猛并带来不利影响。早先国家有关法规对“禁养区”规定比较审慎严谨。如2014年条例规定“禁养区”对象是规模性“畜禽养殖场”以及畜禽生产相对集中或相对封闭的“养殖小区”,另外对“禁养区”空间范围也做了比较明确限定。然而在禁养区管制政策实施过程中,出现局部地区禁养区范围划定过宽或过窄、执行力度过头与不足两方面情况。
      
      有的地区出现“一禁了之,一拆了之”的简单化做法,或者推行“无畜禽区”和“一头不准养”的过激措施。例如沿海某城市边缘地区有一个年出栏量4万多头的大型养猪场,实施环保标准较高成为全国标准化生猪养殖基地,然而也因为所在行政区被规划为所属城市“后花园”而被强行关闭。
      
      第五,政策实施面临“南猪”减少较快而“北养”扩能不给力的困境,伴随全国范围生猪产能过量减少。
      
      “南猪北养”设计意图是要通过扩大“北养”来补充“南猪”调减,从而使全国生猪产能及供求关系保持动态平衡。然而高强度禁养区政策推进使得“南猪”产能较快减少,扩大“北养”则要包含猪场设计融资、获得建设用地、开工建设、能繁母猪生育、仔猪生长到肥猪出栏等诸多环节,从投资到形成猪肉供给能力决策和操作链条较长,二者达成动态平衡面临困难。加上上述制约因素及去年8月后非洲猪瘟疫情影响,近年“北养”扩大产能规模与节奏更不如人意,使得全国生猪产能下降幅度过大。
      
      据统计局数据,2013年底生猪存栏为4.74亿头,到2018年6月底下降到4.09亿头,减少了6500万头,降幅为13.7%。据农业农村部增速数据推算,同期生猪存栏量从4.51亿头下降到3.22亿头,减少1.29亿头,降幅为28.6%。上述数据变动部分受到2017年二季度后市场低迷的猪周期因素作用,然而“南猪北养”加减不匹配困难也明显产生影响。从1985年以来数据看,上述减少幅度已超过1997年和2005年-2006年两次较大历史降幅,某种程度为后来较大市场波动埋下伏笔。
      
      以加强生猪行业污染治理的环保风暴为切入点,以推动“南猪北养”区域布局调整为重要内容,以南方生猪约束发展区实施“禁养区”管制与鼓励潜力增长区特别是东北四省区生猪养殖作为政策抓手,2014年-2018年前后中国生猪行业经历了一次罕见规模和力度的产业政策历练。
      
      在新环境下提升生猪产业环保监管水平和调整生猪养殖区域布局具有现实合理性与必要性,政策实施也带来了多方面积极成效。然而大规模产业政策干预实施也出现一些始料未及的问题与机制性矛盾,在客观上对生猪产能和猪肉产量产生某种抑制作用,构成本文开头提到的生猪供应线向左上方移动的现实背景因素之一。
      
      (作者为北京大学国家发展研究院教授)
      
      
          

王岐山会见厄瓜多尔外长瓦伦西亚

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      中新社北京11月1日电(记者 梁晓辉)中国国家副主席王岐山11月1日在中南海会见厄瓜多尔外长瓦伦西亚。
      

      
      王岐山表示,近年来中厄政治互信日益加深,双方务实合作和友好往来成果丰硕,成为大小国家平等合作、互利共赢的典范。双方要以两国元首重要共识为指引,以明年中厄建交40周年为契机,推动中厄关系进入高质量发展新阶段。世界各民族的道路选择都有其源头活水。中国人民所选择的中国特色社会主义道路,与5000年中华文明的优秀历史文化相融通,和中华民族近代以来的奋斗史相联系。在新时代中国特色社会主义思想的指引下,我们将不断古为今用,洋为中用,推动国家治理体系和治理能力现代化。
      
      瓦伦西亚表示,新中国70年来取得的巨大成就,对全世界亦具有重要意义。厄高度重视对华关系,愿同中方深化在共建“一带一路”等各领域合作,推动厄中全面战略伙伴关系迈上新台阶。(完)
      
      
          

“首都之窗”改版上线一体化智能搜索平台 政策信息“一网通查”

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      作为全市政府网站的总龙头、总入口和总枢纽,代表着市政府在网上“门面”形象的“首都之窗”网站近日完成改版,并于昨天正式上线。通过大数据分析,网站推出了9大重点民生领域100余个搜索场景,实现了政策信息“一网通查”。对于市民的网上留言,8成简单咨询类问题基本“秒回”,实现了“一网通答”。
      

      
      政策信息“一网通查”
      
      “以前,市民网上查政府信息可能会有找不到、找不快、找不准的体验,输入的搜索词必须完全准确才能获得相应结果,当搜索的口语词汇与政府专业术语不一致时,搜索结果往往‘离题万里’。”市政务服务局相关负责人坦言,此次“首都之窗”改版并上线一体化智能搜索平台,就是希望“读懂”、“猜对”市民需求。
      
      记者打开“首都之窗”看到,改版后首页的搜索栏显眼又醒目。比如输入“住房公积金”关键词,可“一键”得到许多相关信息,其中左侧为办事指南、政策法规、政策解读、热点问答,右边还有办事入口。
      
      据介绍,北京在全国政府网站中率先推出场景化主题搜索服务,通过分析百度搜索前1000个政务高频词和政府网站前200个常用高频词,提炼出教育、交通、社保、培训就业、营商环境等9大重点民生领域100余个搜索场景,关联200多个办事系统入口,聚合政务服务地图数据2万多条,展现集办事指南、办事入口、法规文件、政策解读、智能问答、办事地图等信息于一体的搜索结果,实现“即搜即用、一键获取”。
      
      市民留言“一网通答”
      
      找政府咨询如何办事,在网站首页点击“咨询”,直接网上提问。“以前,市民咨询靠人工逐一分转、和答复,费时费力且质量参差不齐。”市政务服务局相关负责人介绍,一体化互动交流平台上线了智能问答系统,利用人工智能和知识图谱技术,依托政务信息知识库的权威答案,提供7×24小时实时在线智能问答服务,8成常规问题即可“秒回”。
      
      除了“机器答”,“人工答”的效率也有了大幅提升。针对市民反映的留言超期回复现象,此次各区各部门网站接入一体化互动交流平台,集中接收企业群众网上咨询、建议、投诉等,实现统一调度、实时转办、限时办结、统一反馈、全程跟踪、监督评价。“以前个别留言甚至超过90天才向网民答复,现在咨询类留言平均时长1.5个工作日,较以前压缩了85%。”该负责人介绍。
      
      记者注意到,“政民互动”栏目还下设“12345网上接诉即办”,市民有诉求还可直接网上写信、留言。据悉,“网上接诉即办”刚开始测试运行,将强化督查回访,还将努力达到线下来电处理的水平,持续提升网民诉求解决率和满意率。
      
      政务事项“一网通办”
      
      昨天,新版网上政务服务大厅也同步上线,并推出“办好一件事”服务,首批推出户籍等58个主题提供“上一网、交一表、找一人、办一次”服务。
      
      市政务服务局相关负责人透露,下一步,更多事项将在网上政务服务大厅实现“一网通办”。比如针对量大、受关注高的事项,构建热门办事指南主题,方便办事人快速、准确地找到服务事项。同时,“一网通办”服务向移动端拓展,上线微信、支付宝和百度北京政务服务小程序等。
      
      此外,办事的市民可在网上对办件受理、审批、办结等各环节进行服务评价,评价结果统一在办事指南页面进行公示。办件结果未来或将公示,通过事项类型、方式、状态等维度,展示市区两级办件数据情况。
      
      (原标题:“首都之窗”改版上线一体化智能搜索平台)
      
      来源 北京晚报 记者 任珊
      
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北京市西城区、门头沟区首次联手举办中小学武术锦标赛

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      本次比赛共设8个组别,进行自选类、传统类、初级类套路以及幼儿规定拳和集体项目的较量。
      

      
      比赛由西城区体育局、门头沟区体育局、西城区教育委员会和门头沟区教育委员会主办,西城区武术和棋类运动管理中心、北京龙行嘉业体育文化发展有限公司承办。
      

      
      “我们今年首次尝试两区联手,共同带动两区中小学武术的发展水平,均衡北京市中小学武术运动科学发展,我们争取在青少年体育运动发展上打造具备市级影响力的高规模、高品质武术赛事品牌。”陈敬东说。
      

      
      总裁判长方志新指出:“作为民族体育运动项目,武术是我们的瑰宝文化,两区联合推动使得赛事规模提升,形成了多层级精品武术赛事,给青少年们更多传承民族武魂的机会。”
      

      
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第六届中国-东盟财税合作论坛举行 专家:中国大规模减税降费很有借鉴意义

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      央广网南宁11月2日消息(记者刘柏煊 张茜 李思默)11月1日至3日,以“一带一路:优化财税营商环境,共谋新发展新机遇”为主题的第六届中国-东盟财税合作论坛在广西南宁举行。与会专家表示,中国-东盟要加强联合研究,深化实务合作,在双方财税营商环境评价指标、配套机制、共建平台等方面深度交流,助推“一带一路”纵深发展。
      

      
      “中国的改革发展离不开世界,中国税收事业的创新发展同样离不开对外交流合作。”中国国际税收研究会副会长兼秘书长刘磊在开幕式上致辞并分享了中国在实施更大规模减税降费、税收改革发展等方面的最新进展。
      
      当前,“一带一路”国家(地区)财税合作日渐走深走实,已由初期财税对话转向深度协作阶段。对此,刘磊在作“‘一带一路’税收征管合作机制”主旨演讲表示,中国-东盟要进一步加强国际税收交流合作,增进互信沟通,加快推进经济高质量发展,加强“一带一路”税收征管合作人才培养,分享机遇、精诚合作,促进贸易畅通、资金融通、民心相通,共同开辟双方财税合作新境界。
      
      国家税务总局原副局长郝昭成在致辞中指出,中国-东盟各国要进一步扩大税收合作,抢抓新机遇,接受新挑战,研究新问题,共同为中国和东盟财税合作贡献力量。他建议,要以优化“一带一路”建设中的财税营商环境为重点,破解涉税瓶颈问题,打通研究与合作通道。
      
      来自中国-东盟国家的财税部门领导、财税领域专家学者及企业代表等共180多名嘉宾参加论坛,经过近三天热烈、友好的讨论,与会人员集中研讨了“一带一路”框架下减税降费、税收征管合作机制创新等问题,取得了丰硕的成果。
      
      全国政协委员、广西财经学院院长夏飞教授以及上海财经大学教授胡怡建、社科院张斌研究员等专家认为,中国实质性减税降费有利于降低企业成本、稳定就业,提高居民可支配收入,中国市场活力的不断增强也有利于推进东盟国家企业发展。
      
      全国政协委员、中国财政科学研究院院长刘尚希建议,中国-东盟各方要积极推动财税领域的改革创新,建立完善长期治理机制,共同推动财税领域合作向更高水平、更高质量发展。
      
      与会学者从机制和路径上对“一带一路”税收合作提出了建议。厦门大学法学院廖益新教授指出:改进国际税收争议解决效率需要突破传统的国际税收理念,构建开放多元的复合型国际税收争议解决机制。武汉大学崔晓静教授建议创新中国与“一带一路”国家国际税收行政合作制度维护国家税收主权,防止国家税基侵蚀。
      
      论坛上,中国税改成效吸引了东盟各国专家目光,东盟专家们高度评价中国税务部门近年来在深化双方财税合作、减税降费、税务机构改革与队伍管理等领域取得的巨大成就。
      
      “中国大规模减税降费的税收改革发展经验很有借鉴意义。”印度德里大学副教授莉娜·马尔瓦士注意到,在世行的全球营商环境评价报告中,中国营商环境排名大幅上升,她认为“这表明中国政府通过自身改革创新,在优化营商环境上取得了较大成效。”
      
      与会企业也纷纷分享了在“走出去”过程中的税收经验与体会。无锡凤凰画材有限公司从十三年前在越南开办第一家境外生产工厂开始,已成功在境外设立3家生产工厂及一家贸易公司。“我亲身感受到了近年来中国财税体制的不断优化,希望中国与东盟进一步扩大税收合作,为企业提供更优税收营商环境。”公司财务经理周建清说。
      
      “‘一带一路’倡议实施以来,中国和东盟国家秉承‘共商、共建、共享’的精神,全面拓展深化财税等领域合作,实现经济持续增长,为企业营造良好的税收环境。”缅甸STI 大学商学院塔泽恩·拉女士在发言中表示,中国的税收改革发展为东盟其他国家提供了参考,非常愿意学习中国的经验。
      
      中国-东盟财税合作论坛已连续举办五届,论坛由中国国际税收研究会、中国财政科学研究院联合主办,广西壮族自治区财政厅、国家税务总局广西壮族自治区税务局、广西财经学院共同承办。
      
      
          

中国工艺美术大师作品巡展揭幕 东阳8位大师作品参展

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      览会期间,在中国木雕城国际会展中心A馆1000平方米的展馆内,将举行为期四天的“辉煌中国·璀璨工艺——庆祝中华人民共和国成立70周年中国工艺美术大师作品巡展”(下称“巡展”)。
      
      据了解,此次巡展历经一年多时间筹备,中国工艺美术协会邀请70位中国工艺美术大师和70位中国工美行业艺术大师的作品参加展览,展品有153件。这些作品已先后在武汉、杭州巡展,赢得了社会各界的广泛好评,东阳为巡展的第三站。
      
      记者从相关部门了解到,东阳共有8位大师的木雕、竹编作品参展。在展览现场,参观者可以欣赏到陆光正、冯文土、吴初伟、卢光华、何福礼、黄小明、徐土龙、陈一中等工艺美术大师的作品。
      
      陆光正航归迎春图
      
      展示香港回归主题作品
      

      

      
      亚太地区手工艺大师陆光正作为东阳木雕的代表性人物,选送木雕代表作航归和迎春图参展。航归是1997年香港回归时浙江省人民政府送给香港特区政府的赠礼的缩小版,具有重大的历史意义。
      
      航归画面上是漂泊的三只航船,历经风雨即将返回码头,寓意中华民族统一,其中最主要的那只帆船,象征着回归到祖国怀抱的香港。
      
      香港回归那年,浙江省人民政府要选择一件反映香港回归主题的艺术品,赠送给香港特区政府。在众多竞争者中,陆光正的设计方案脱颖而出。
      
      陆光正回忆说,时任政治局委员、国务委员兼国务院秘书长的罗干给他的作品提出了一些建议,“原先作品的题目是归航,罗干建议把名字改为航归,他说归航是一种趋势,而航归已经包含了归来的整个过程,并且是已经完成的状态,这两个字更能体现香港回归祖国的情形。我觉得他的话很有道理。”
      
      陆光正参加巡展的另一幅作品是迎春图。这件作品以“岁寒三友”——松、竹、梅为表现题材,既蕴含着坚韧不拔、高雅脱俗的气节,又展现了不畏艰险、奋发图强、生生不息的精神。在雕刻技法上,陆光正采用独创的多层叠雕技法,由多个木雕单元巧妙组合而成,在平面背景上形成了三维立体的艺术效果。
      
      冯文土西双版纳的春天
      
      作品反映重要历史时刻
      

      
      西双版纳的春天描述的是周恩来与傣族群众一起欢庆泼水节的场景。作品中,周恩来身着傣族服装,高兴地拿着一个大盆向群众泼水,有的群众用柏枝蘸着银碗里的清水,礼节性地洒在总理身上,有的群众拿着大盆向总理泼水。依照傣族的习俗,泼水节时,水泼得越多越热闹,说明彼此越亲近。
      
      冯文土说,西双版纳的春天创作于上世纪70年代。有一次,他在报纸和广播里了解到周恩来与傣族群众一起过泼水节的消息,非常激动,于是便创作了这件作品,“听到周总理与群众联欢的消息,我深受感动,创作这类题材的作品具有重大的历史意义。”
      
      在西双版纳的春天的创作过程中,冯文土巧妙地运用了传统的浮雕技艺,深浮雕、浅浮雕、镂空雕有机融合,将现代题材与传统技艺有机结合,创作出了具有较大影响力的传世之作。
      
      目前,东阳市委、市政府重视东阳木雕产业,将木雕大师集中在木雕小镇,形成了产业集聚。冯文土说,一个产业的发展离不开创新,尤其是木雕这样的传统产业,必须在形式、内容等方面有所创新,跟上时代发展步伐,“木雕产业只有不断创新,与时俱进,才有顽强的生命力。”
      
      吴初伟春和景明
      
      展出的作品曾经是“国礼”
      

      
      春和景明取名来自范仲淹岳阳楼记中的“至若春和景明”,此文揭示了“不以物喜,不以己悲”的仁人之心,也表达了“先天下之忧而忧,后天下之乐而乐”的爱国爱民情怀。
      
      春和景明通过花海远望高塔,在方寸之间把远近景关系刻画得真切自如,处处蕴含着浓浓的春意,让人感受春风和煦、景色明丽。吴初伟将镂空雕、深浮雕、浅浮雕等技法有机结合,彰显了作品的清新、气派和华贵、典雅。
      
      吴初伟说,春和景明创作于上世纪六七十年代,当时这件作品作为“国礼”,在领导人外出访问时,被赠予多位国家元首。
      
      吴初伟钻研木雕技艺五十余载,精通东阳木雕12技法。他融汇各类雕刻技法,创作了千余件木雕作品,风格迥异,饮誉中外。在继承东阳木雕传统技艺的基础上,吴初伟以其独特的理念,开拓创新,先后创造了“朽木穿插叠雕”“弧形双面镂空雕”“朽木整合立体雕”等雕刻技法,既提高了废弃材料的利用率,保护了环境,又提升了木雕作品的艺术价值,填补了木雕技术领域的空白。
      
      卢光华毛泽东诗词
      
      竹编制作伟人诗词
      

      
      据了解,这组毛泽东诗词竹编立屏选择了毛泽东最著名的清平乐·六盘山、西江月·井冈山、满江红·和郭沫若、七律·长征四首诗词。虽然这几首诗词字数不多,但在竹编创作过程中颇费心思。毛泽东诗词气势磅礴,书写章法有其独到之处,竹编技艺由于有一定的局限性,很难将其原样展现。“因此,在创作过程中,我们在保持书写章法、字体风格不变的前提下,根据竹编技艺的特点将这些诗词重新排列,并运用双面编法进行了呈现。在外框设计上,采用了花梨木,结合传统榫卯等工艺,在木头上雕出竹节的形状,让东阳的竹编、木雕技艺与毛泽东书法完美结合在一起。”卢光华说,作品完成后,在他的工作室展出,很多收藏爱好者想出资购买,他都不愿意割爱。
      
      作为中国竹工艺大师、雅溪卢氏竹编传人,卢光华特别遗憾和愧疚的是自己的孩子没有继承竹编这一传统技艺,他希望创作更多的精品来展示,也希望竹编技艺能得到更好的传承。
      
      何福礼美好生活
      
      “火腿”展现美好生活
      

      
      何福礼说,南宋抗金名将宗泽带着家乡腌制的猪腿进献给宋钦宗,因为色泽鲜红如火,宋钦宗就赐名为“火腿”,从此火腿就成了贡品。
      
      2016年,在东阳东元食品有限公司总经理陆金龙的提议下,何福礼着手用竹编制作一只“火腿”。
      
      用竹编制作“火腿”,对何福礼来说是一次技术挑战,也是创作形式的创新,“创作是无止境的,我想突破传统,创作一些别人没有做的东西,也为这个行业做点贡献。”何福礼说。
      
      一只小小的“火腿”,体现了大师精湛的技艺,也反映了百姓富足美好的生活,更表达了工匠对传统技艺的坚守。何福礼说:“大国需要工匠精神,幸福生活是靠努力奋斗出来的,这是我创作这件作品要表达的深层含义。”
      
      在完成美好生活的创作后,何福礼有了创作系列作品的想法,他想以北京烤鸭、广东烧鹅、海南文昌鸡等为题材,创作一批具有创新意义的时代作品,以此激发更多从艺者的创作激情。
      
      与东阳木雕一样,近几年东阳竹编也遭遇到了发展瓶颈。何福礼说,一个行业要提高产业化,可以通过对内提升能力、对外取经学习等方法,补短板,扩大产业影响力。
      
      黄小明锦绣山河
      
      作品展现大国姿态
      

      
      锦绣河山以东阳木雕独有的叠雕技法,描绘了峰峦叠嶂、苍松巨石、烟云环绕的肃穆与奇秀交织的雄壮景象。在崇山峻岭之中,象征着中国幅员辽阔、疆土稳固的万里长城,犹如一条盘踞的巨龙,横卧于山峦之上,“锦绣山河”的雄伟意境和“大国崛起”的磅礴气势一览无余。
      
      黄小明说,锦绣河山原是上合组织青岛峰会主会场木雕挂屏背景。该作品表现出中国正以大国姿态屹立于世界民族之林,反映了中国强大的国际影响力及中国在构建和平、开放国际环境方面的巨大影响力。
      
      黄小明从事木雕艺术创作与研究40余年,是北京故宫皇极殿乾隆宝座的复制者、G20杭州峰会主会场等重要场合木雕作品的创作者,也是首位在中国国家物馆、中国美术馆举办个展的东阳木雕艺术家。
      
      东阳木雕作为传统产业,在人才培养、技艺传承等方面遭遇到了发展瓶颈。黄小明一直在思考这个问题,他希望政府能够更加重视传统产业的人才培养,出台相关机制,如设立奖学金、岗位津贴等,让更多的年轻人学习东阳木雕,并愿意从事相关工作。
      
      徐土龙万年富贵
      
      “牡丹花”开庆盛典
      

      
      徐土龙雕刻的牡丹花,用刀圆润遒劲,花朵厚实富态,花瓣丰腴飘动,花叶紧凑重叠,将牡丹花“富贵风流拨等伦,百花低首拜芳尘”的绰约姿态展现得淋漓尽致。
      
      徐土龙说,花卉雕刻贵在神韵,尤其在牡丹花的雕刻中,他独辟蹊径,自成一格。在反复实践中,他突破实物形态束缚,吸收国画中的牡丹形象,大幅度减少花瓣数量,加大花瓣的厚度,巧用“扑刀”技法,表现牡丹花花瓣和叶子中心隆起、花瓣叶片随风翻卷的形象,让花与叶丰满厚实,密而不乱,使牡丹花远看雍容大气,近观丰满富态。
      
      徐土龙从事木雕行业60余年,练就了一双雕“花”圣手,尤以花鸟雕刻见长。他在花卉雕刻上的精深造诣,提升了东阳木雕花卉雕刻的整体水平。
      
      陈一中喜上梅梢
      
      “喜悦”系列作品亮相
      

      
      初赏喜上梅梢,一段粉墙,一扇花窗,满园春色,欲掩难藏。细细品味,在陈一中的雕刀下,传统的梅花洗却了高傲孤寂的形象,变得温婉可人,既保留了“雪却输梅一段香”的高洁气质,又增添了“散作乾坤万里香”的豪迈气概。
      
      喜上梅梢是对传统木雕题材的创新演绎,作品造型吸收了东阳木雕传统深浮雕的优势,又跳脱了传统木雕台屏的形式,通过背景的拟物化,营造出空灵柔美的中式园林场景。
      
      陈一中说,为了庆祝党的十九大胜利召开,他创作了“喜悦”系列作品,包括喜从天降、喜事连连、喜上梅梢、喜事绵绵,通过独特的视角和创新的形式,反映了新中国成立以来喜人的变化和成果。
      
      作为东阳木雕的传承者,陈一中对纯手工木雕技艺怀有敬畏之心。他说,木雕从艺者要在继承传统的基础上进行创新,做到百花齐放,百家争鸣,整个行业才能繁荣发展。
      
      
          

狂刷屏!深圳一中学20个新老师,竟有19个清华北大!网友:果断下手学区房……

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      近日,深圳又因为一则教师招聘信息,喜提热搜。这次的话题是#深圳一高中20位新老师19位来自清北#。
      

      
      这些学校超强实力招聘名单发出后,在引起网友的热议同时,也有的人表示,优质资源都聚集到深圳去,难怪深圳学区房快要20万一平……
      
      深圳一高中20位新老师
      
      19位来自清北
      
      南外高中公布了2020届毕业生拟招聘名单,此次招聘共引进20名教师,均为硕士以上学历,其中19人毕业于清华大学、北京大学,13人是清北本硕连读毕业生。
      

      
      南外高中的此次招聘,毕业生通过现场报名、资格审查、学校考核、结构化面试等环节筛选后,共有20人入围体检。南外高中最终引进的20名教师,均为硕士以上学历,其中19人毕业于清华大学、北京大学,13人清北本硕连读。
      
      深中招聘清北毕业生超半数
      
      事实上,如今在深圳当老师,高学历已经十分常见。
      
      9月11日,深圳“四大名校”之首的深圳中学在官网发布赴外公招2019届毕业生拟聘用名单公示,拟聘用28名应届毕业生,全为硕士及以上学位,清北毕业生占比超一半。
      

      
      网友热议:深圳教育水平越来越好
      
      这份耀眼的名单公布后,引来高度关注。
      
      有网友称赞:深圳教育水平是越来越好了。
      

      

      
      28平米学区房半年涨价一百万元
      
      还有网友表示,全国最优质的资源聚集到深圳区,深圳房价又要涨了。
      
      其中,此次招聘的深圳南外是学区房,学区房看来又要涨了。
      

      
      2012年9月学校发展成为一所集幼儿园、小学、初中、高中为一体的现代化集团学校。现有文华学校、科苑小学、高新中学、大冲学校、滨海中学、高级中学、滨海小学、科华学校、科技幼儿园(三所)和桃源中学等十个办学单位共十二个校区。目前,南山区区内南外集团十二个校区主体位于科技园,沿着美丽的深圳湾延伸到蛇口自贸区,学校荣获广东省一级学校、广东省绿色学校、中国教育创新示范单位、全国基础教育名校等荣誉。
      
      而基金君随即选取其中两个校区的学区房来看,起步价近10万一平。
      
      如南山外国语滨海学校,附近校区有5个,房源169套,价格在9.5万至15.11万一平,整套820万起步。
      

      

      
      据媒体,最近几个月,焦虑的深圳家长生生将楼市中的一些“老破小”,买成了“高富帅”。数据显示,对比近三年深圳新房成交均价,2016年时,深圳的房屋均价为53454元/平,到了2019年,价格回到了53023元/平,虽然稍有下跌。然而,几个典型名校学区房,近三年房价涨幅都在30%以上。
      
      特别是小户型。有网友在某论坛说,深圳南山的学区房,28平米半年涨了一百万元。虽然该消息未经证实,但深圳学区房持续暴涨却是不争的事实。
      

      
      深圳在短短40年间创造了经济发展奇迹,但在教育、医疗等民生领域留下了不少欠账。
      
      深圳新闻网数据显示,2010年,公办普高招生26532人,在普高中占比为75%。2019年,为35531万人,累计增长率为38%,在普高中占比78%。整个10年,公办高中录取率有2个年份超过50%,分别在2011年、2014年。
      

      
      随后这一段时间,深圳频频因教育方面的人才引入引发关注。不仅包括上述初中、高中吸引大量清北毕业生来担任教师,还有近30万年薪招聘中小学老师等新闻频频出现。
      
      相信,随着名校高学历毕业生选择来深圳教书成为一种“新常态”,深圳的教育短板将快速补齐。
      
      来源:中国基金报(ID:chinafundnews)
      
      
          

为什么说,大数据与行业专家是“共生”关系?

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      最近一两年,在和朋友聊起大数据时,许多人都对一点深有体会:哪怕作为一个不算严谨的流行词汇,大数据的概念已飘至街头巷尾,但它对传统产业的改变,依旧被局外人低估,因为当这些“旧产业”拿起“新工具”,对力道分寸的拿捏,往往比互联网企业更具“火候”。
      
      这大概是因为,人们对一切事物的认知,都遵循金字塔结构:最底层是“数据”(各种浅表层次的现象);再上一层是“信息”(结构化后的数据);再上一层是“知识”(被组织起来的信息);最上层是“智慧”(识别和选择相关知识的能力)。
      

      
      就以近些年大热的新零为例,其诞生背景就是线上电商扩张到一定程度后豁然发现,自己在很多方面都无法替代传统零业,那些深扎在固定土壤里的“线下物种”虽然土气,却因长年在激烈的市场环境中弈,在供应链管理,控制成本等方面拥有坚实地基。线上电商这才收起傲慢与偏见,转向谦逊与合作。
      
      嗯,传统产业身上,那些被时光雕刻出来的壁垒,不会被互联网新贵们轻易击溃。而且由于对产业的理解更深,当他们顺势来到大数据时代,也就更懂得如何让数据为己所用。
      
      我说个冷僻的例子:产业招商。五个月前,产业新城运营商华夏幸福发布了它们开发的产业大数据平台。五个月后,遵循着“小步快跑,快速迭代”的科技公司理念,他们最近发布了这一平台的3.0版本。
      
      在所有人都知道“大数据需要落地”的当下,通过这个低调的案例,我想告诉你:传统产业积累的大数据当然是一座亟待挖掘的金矿,但前提是,“挖掘机”必须掌握在行家手里。
      

      
      业内共识是,在任何企业(尤其传统企业),一个大数据项目成功的标志,无外乎以下几点。
      
      第一,项目目标明确,所有人都知道用它来干嘛,且真正上手去用;第二,所选技术真正匹配项目功能需求,别被噪音“带跑偏”了;第三,项目快速迭代,不断试错研发,形成“数据—认知—数据”的滚雪球效应;第四,项目团队拥有非常深厚的行业储备,这一点无比重要,通常情况下,它决定了前三点是否成立。
      
      以上述产业大数据平台为例。根据官方介绍,它是华夏幸福基于17年产业招商经验,结合人工智能与大数据技术研发的专业化平台,目前已聚焦10大产业,拥有2760万家企业11.5亿条动态数据。更重要的是,在从数据到知识决策的过程中,由于深谙不同产业的结构化逻辑,在产业专家的助力下,平台能以某种全局视角,还原出产业全貌。
      
      而自今年5月问世以来,平台也在不断迭代,发展出更成熟的产品体系:譬如移动端的“产业智囊APP”,这是国内首个以服务招商为核心,集企业查询,榜单检索,资讯速递,报告阅览于一体的专业化APP;除此之外,新产品还包括能利用线上数据结合产业研究逻辑定期自动生成行业研究报告的产业在线研究;可进行企业,数据,报告等全量数据查找的PC端产业数据服务端。换句话说,这一版本能够基于不同场景和客户,输出不同产品和决策,为企业投资选址和区域产业发展提供服务。
      
      举个例子,就在产业大数据平台3.0升级版亮相当天,显示行业规模最大的论坛“中国·北京2019国际显示产业高峰论坛”在京举办。事实上,大众消费者很难知道,在当今这条新显赛道,不但衍生出针对不同趋势判断的分岔道,且每条分岔道的产业链都绵密漫长,这些道路之间又时而平行,时而相交,通常令局外人(譬如希望引进相关产业的地方区域)摸不着头脑。
      
      而基于新型显示产业的这种特性,产业大数据平台推出了新型显示产业热点招商赛道预测功能,依托专业的产业研究团队,将组件材料,生产设备,面板模组,激光显示四大产业链重点领域细分为72个赛道。与此同时,他们还将这72个赛道抽丝剥茧至最小颗粒度,对他们的产业规模,市场增速,技术含量,融资活跃度等10大指标20余个细分维度的数据进行监测,结合智能算法归类出招商机遇强中弱3大类赛道,最终可实现快速寻找高潜赛道,精准锁定与触达高价值企业,提高招商效能。
      

      
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      事实上,此时此刻,“行业专家”与大数据的共生关系,正发生在几乎任何领域。
      
      说个我昨天刚读到的领域。你知道,当前个人行为的数据,正越来越多地被收集,人类学家也开始与数据科学家一起,研究不同的人类行为,因为数据科学家发现,只有他们自己参与的大数据项目,往往缺乏对人类行为的真正理解。
      
      举个例子,格拉德威尔的名著引爆点被全球营销人士奉为圭臬。他在书中提到,从人类学视角,想要引爆传播,最重要的一条心法就是个别人物法则:一件事情想要在人群中流行开来,需要特别有影响力的“关键人物”在网络中引爆舆论。比如,一个关键人物足以影响周围人的购买行为——但如何从海量数据中找到一个相关性标签,去真正定义“关键”?
      
      投资人王煜全提出过一个洞见:可以去统计一个人每月与多少个不同的手机号通过话。因为遵循社交网络科学里的“无尺度网络”原则,评判一个人影响力的关键,是TA与周围各节点间的连接状况,这个数据标签也就变得格外重要。所以,“如果没有人类学家的介入,我们就会错失对数据含义的更深层次,更有意义的挖掘。数据是客观的,但解读数据需要对数据背后行为的了解,需要有态度。”
      
      类似的逻辑,同样适用于华夏幸福产业大数据平台。事实上,从数据标签到算法匹配,他们从不缺乏解读数据的“态度”。
      
      譬如他们有一支产业研究团队,里面很多人都是在一个产业里浸润15年以上的专家,他们是产业大数据平台的“关键人物”。我仍以新型显示举例,你知道,许多时候,若单看一家企业自我标榜的经营范围,它有可能把所有沾边的经营范围都列进去,如果仅凭此判断它是不是能做偏光片或者PCB电路板等产业核心环节,往往有一定风险。这时就需要人工判断企业现状,这个过程非常枯燥,却是大数据平台的重要养料。而在这支产业研究团队中,就有原来的中科院士生导师来做这个事,他甚至愿意花整整一周时间,帮助产品经理一个一个地做数据标签——你知道,在很多公司,这种事都交由经验匮乏者完成,但只有真正懂产业的人才知道:没在行业里待十年以上,这些标签你打不了。
      
      而过去十七年的深耕细作,让华夏幸福成为名副其实的产业发展专家:对于一个地方适合什么产业;这个产业发展的过去、现状和未来;这个地区适合什么样的企业;应该给企业什么样的支持等一系列问题,他们本就拥有令人信服的发言权——而此时,大数据平台的技术加持,其实是为这种信任镀上了一层光环。
      
      更进一步讲,其实从五个月前大数据平台诞生的那一天起,它与这些产业发展专家就是一种稳定的共生关系。这个平台脱胎于华夏幸福,它生于斯,也终将长于斯,因为只有这里可以汲取“养料”,来自4600位招商人员真实的及时反馈,可以让它变得更好,也让他们形成了“数据—产业发展专家—数据”的闭环,不断夯实对不同产业发展的“当前最新理解”。
      
      我记得好像是伯特兰罗素说过,知识是一个有许多房间的迷宫,有两种人在为之探索:一种人,打开了一个个从来没有人开过的房间,去探索那些未知领域;另一种人,把这些已打开房间的信息收集起来,描绘出了迷宫的整体图景。
      
      对应在产业界,如果说在复杂市场环境中独自摸索的企业,属于第一种,那么今天,我们看到了第二种人的价值。
      
      作者:李北辰,独立撰稿人,国内数十家媒体专栏作家,曾供职南都周刊华夏时报财经等媒体
      
      
          

上新了·故宫第二季即将“上新”

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      央广网北京11月2日消息(记者朱虹) 上新了·故宫又要“上新”了。11月1日,上新了·故宫举行第二季看片会暨创新研讨会,30分钟的第一集片段揭开了这一季的神秘面纱。
      
      这一季除了会继续延续上一季的解锁故宫未曾开放区域的亮点,许多最新的研究成果和考古发现也将通过节目首次呈现给观众。总导演毛嘉表示:“这一季我们不想再把故宫只是局限于600年,我们想以故宫为坐标,把这个画幅拉到最大,拥有186万多件文物的故宫可以引领着我们领略华夏五千年的历史,找到我们民族的来处。”
      

      
      故宫物院研究室副主任、研究馆员王子林也对上新了·故宫第二季的“学术性”定位颇为赞赏:“第二季最大的特点是以学术为基础,而且拍摄的每一集都是参与节目录制的故宫专家的学术观点的直接表述。通过专家的提问和解答,唤醒了沉睡的宫殿和文物,我们就容易走近去了解它,可以和文物进行对话,看点就更多,更深入,就更能够激发人们对故宫的探索欲望,故宫所隐藏的文化也能够得到很好的表现。”
      

      
      在故宫本身所承载的明清历史之外,两宋的清雅、汉唐的雍容、魏晋的风骨甚至远祖的信仰(良渚文明)也将在节目中一一呈现。现场,为节目设计了一系列高还原度古装的北京服装学院副教授楚艳透露:“这一次我们上新了·故宫节目组合作的这一期节目是韩熙载夜宴图,它是从唐到宋的一个历史转折时期的重要画卷。我们会把这个画卷中每一个人物的服饰通过我们从学术研究到原材料的制造、色彩的染制、刺绣工艺的制作过程在节目当中呈现出来。”
      
      对于节目所展现的历史文化属性和创新传播的结合,张颐武教授表示:“故宫这么一个大主题,有着说不尽道不完的历史文化的象征性符号,节目化大为小,化总为零,通过一些有趣的点进入,很好地处理了把综艺节目和文化历史之间结合起来的一个状况,这是一个很好的开头。”
      
      在明星新片开发员方面,这一季也“上新”了。除了第一季的邓伦,第二季邀请了实力派演员张鲁一的加盟。在现场播放的第二季第一期片段中,“故宫文创新品开发员”邓伦、张鲁一就回望起了599年前故宫最初的起点,探寻从明代初建时期就保存至今的传奇文物。
      
      此前,在第25届上海电视节白玉兰奖颁奖典礼上,上新了·故宫第一季一举摘得最佳电视综艺奖项并获赞“在传统文化和现代文明之间架起了一座桥梁”,不少网友给出的评价就是:“刷新了以往对故宫的认识。”
      
      据悉,上新了·故宫第二季11月8日将焕新回归。你期待吗?
      
      
          

双十一首日战报出炉 荣耀累计夺取31项冠军

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      11月2日凌晨,荣耀官方公布双十一狂欢节首日成绩,当天在京东、天猫、苏宁当中累计狂揽31项冠军。从11月1日00:00:00开始截止到23:59:59,荣耀不仅蝉联京东开门红手机品类销量冠军,而且荣耀手机在京东开门红手机品类销量排行榜中实现前五揽三。天猫平台中荣耀官方旗舰店销额同比增长260%,1小时即超过去年同期全天。凭此战绩,荣耀打响了今年双十一开门红第一枪,也再次成功卫冕。
      
      双十一首日全面大捷,荣耀斩获多领域冠军
      
      根据京东实时榜单数据显示,荣耀蝉联京东开门红手机品类销量冠军,而荣耀手机在京东开门红手机品类销量排行榜中还实现前五揽三,同时荣耀京东自营旗舰店粉丝数也突破2500万大关。手机品类方面荣耀20斩获京东手机品类2000-3000元价位段单品销量冠军、荣耀9X也斩获1000-1500元档天猫&京东&苏宁累计销量冠军、荣耀10青春版则收获京东手机品类单品销量冠军。
      

      
      在天猫平台当中,11月1日当天荣耀官方旗舰店销额同比增长260%,仅1小时就超过了去年同期全天,增长势头相当凶猛。收益于荣耀特别策划“12天狂欢大直播”活动,荣耀官方旗舰店还斩获了淘宝直播巅峰家电榜热度排行榜TOP1,并且勇夺天猫手机品牌官方旗舰店粉丝增长TOP1。
      

      

      
      开门红多项冠军背后,是荣耀产品实力的彰显
      
      双十一前夕,荣耀推出了“科技潮品 值选荣耀”的大促主题,这也与当下年轻人追求品质和升值的需求吻合。开门红首战告捷,对荣耀来说可谓波澜不惊。而淡定从容的背后,则是荣耀对用户洞察精准把控、对产品技术持续落地的成果。作为全球年轻人第一科技品牌,荣耀不断寻优创新,并实现科技潮品的厚积薄发。
      

      
      凭借升降式全面屏、4800万像素夜拍双摄和极具性价比的优势,荣耀9X系列在年中发布后便迅速蹿红。作为荣耀旗下首款采用升降式全视屏的产品,荣耀9X系列将前置2500万像素摄像头潜隐于6.4英寸屏幕机身之中。基于此荣耀也成为了当前为数不多可提供全套全面屏解决方案的厂商(蝶式五轨滑盖魔法全视屏荣耀Magic2、珍珠全视屏荣耀20系列、魅眼全视屏荣耀V20等)。
      
      9月份升级换代的荣耀Play3,首创三个千元内“第一”:千元内首款4800万像素AI三摄直出、千元内首款6.39英寸魅眼屏潮设计、千元内首款搭载全场景加速引擎技术,直接跨级成千元内潮玩新物种。此外,全新荣耀智慧屏系列是全球第一款采用鸿蒙操作系统的智能终端,它创新性移植了手机端主流的升降式AI摄像头,并开启大屏和手机的交互新方式,使得荣耀智慧屏全面超越传统电视。
      
      依托强大的自研技术实力,荣耀在设计、屏幕、拍照、散热、性能、核心解决方案等方面不断创新。吓人技术Turbo系列、革命性的方舟编译器、提升读写性能的EROFS超级文件系统、便捷贴心的AI智慧通信等均是核心优势的积累和沉淀。在“锐科技”全新理念的加持下,荣耀正通过快速迭代、持续引领的方式不断驱动新技术浪潮。
      
      为更好地服务消费者,积极拥抱即将到来的5G时代,荣耀今年完成了产品系列重塑。原V系列进化为VERA系列,定位科技标杆;HONOR系列(数字)定位潮流先锋;X系列专注超能旗舰。原畅玩系列演变成Play系列,定位潮玩科技。加上智慧屏为代表的家电融合产品、手环手表耳机等穿戴设备,以及IoT生态中的海量荣耀亲选产品,至此,荣耀将以更丰富的品类来满足用户及市场的差异化和细分化需求。
      
      10亿福利+新潮玩法,驱动荣耀11.11持续领跑
      
      今年双十一,荣耀与国漫IP哪吒进行合作。哪吒精神的内核是打破常规、自我突破不服输抵抗宿命,而敢于冒险勇于探索的锐利态度,更是荣耀品牌精神的外延。荣耀从创立至今坚持打破常规桎梏不断向探寻创新边界的理念,以更加锐利的态度在竞争压力和市场颓势之下逆流而上,秉持优质产品自研技术以三头六臂之势破浪前行,这与哪吒“我命由我不由天”的不服输信念异曲同工,相信两者的珠联璧合也更能引起年轻用户的共鸣。
      

      
      另外荣耀还通过新玩法与用户零距离互动,特别策划的12天狂欢大直播目前正在进行中,该活动从10月31日开始直至11月11日,期间连续12天不间断直播。荣耀高层、各路达人、媒体嘉宾、全国花粉齐聚直播间联袂狂欢,不仅每日主题和看点精彩,并且还有丰厚奖品随时直送。
      
      在产品备货充足,人力、后、物流等全方位升级保障下,荣耀斩获开门红只是赢得领跑之势。随着后续更多福利的解锁。万事俱备的荣耀将不断拉开距离,有望一直保持头名身份并夺得2019年双十一的最终胜利。
      
      
          

四中全会刚刚落幕,赴沪调研

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      视频:在上海考察调研
      
      探滨江,百年工业遗存“蝶变”世界级滨水区
      
      首先来到黄浦江边的杨浦区滨江公共空间。100年前,这里开启中国近现代工业,三百多家企业机器轰鸣。100年后,这里还江于民,跻身世界级滨水区。
      
      相遇滨江讲述上海最耀眼“工业锈带”的前世今生
      
      2016年8月,上海启动黄浦江两岸公共空间贯通工程。第二年年底,从杨浦大桥到徐浦大桥两岸,共45公里公共空间岸线贯通开放。
      

      
      11月2日当天,考察的是杨树浦水厂滨江段。杨树浦水厂始建于1881年,当时是远东最大的自来水厂,日供水能力148万立方米。
      

      
      为了还江于民,建筑设计师们在杨树浦水厂外的防撞桩上架起了全长535米的空中走廊。不仅贯通了整个公共空间,还为老水厂的文物建筑提供了极佳的观赏点。
      

      

      
      在杨浦滨江公共空间,还有一个给市民歇脚的地方——人人屋党群服务站。木结构搭成“人”字,取名“人人屋”,彰显以人为本的理念。
      

      
      考察期间,同当地居民亲切交谈。其中就包括一位叫黄宝妹的老人。
      

      
      黄宝妹老人出生在浦东,十几岁进入日资裕丰纱厂(国棉十七厂的前身),在这里工作了四十多年。导演谢晋以她的事迹拍摄了电影黄宝妹,在影片中黄宝妹扮演她自己。
      

      
      退休后的黄宝妹依然精力充沛,健步如飞,她的一大乐趣就是在社区给年轻人讲党课。
      
      年轻人,听一听黄宝妹想对你说什么……(央视记者沈忱拍摄)
      
      访社区,“小小联合国”有一趟“立法直通车”
      
      在上海考察的第二站是长宁区虹桥街道古北市民中心。时政新闻眼发现,这个社区市民中心“大有来头”。
      

      
      古北新区是全国最早一批涉外社区。荣华居委会成立于1996年,是全国首个涉外居委会。在2.02平方公里的辖区内,居住着来自50多个国家和地区的外籍居民,被称为“小小联合国”。
      

      

      
      古北新区的另一个特点,是这里有一趟“立法直通车”。全国人大常委会法工委2015年在全国设立了4个基层立法联系点,其中一个就在这里。
      

      

      

      
      考察古北市民中心当天,这里就开了一场关于中华人民共和国行政处罚法(修正草案)的意见建议征询会。
      

      

      

      
      亲历这一天
      
      时政新闻眼Get到了这三个点
      
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      时机有深意
      
      四中全会结束第二天,总书记再赴上海考察,他关注的不仅是这座城,更是这个国。总书记去年在上海说过,城市治理是国家治理体系和治理能力现代化的重要内容。
      
      绣花需功夫
      
      总书记此次详细了解城市公共空间规划建设、社区治理与服务等情况。他以自己的行动提醒各级城市管理者,要通过绣花般的细心、耐心、巧心,提高精细化水平。
      
      主题更聚焦
      
      从行程安排来看,总书记看的点虽然不多,但涵盖了国家制度和治理体系的诸多议题。作为曾经主政这座超大城市的领导人,他深知“解剖麻雀”应该从何下手。
      

      
      记者:沈忱 龚雪辉 王卉 郁振一
      
      视觉:陈括
      
      编辑:王继阳 毛亚伟
      
      
          

“怒批”之外,更要把工作做实

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      没想到,在这则新闻视频下方,评论“翻车”了。不少网友并不认同这位市的“暗访”,反倒同情起了被“怒批”的基层扶贫干部。有位网友的评论颇值得玩味——“书记自己去基层干一年再来评论”。
      
      舆论场上的反应,值得重视。按理说,市深入基层,主动倾听群众意见,无疑值得肯定。而且,已经“摘帽”的贫困户家中仍然漏雨,也足以说明当地扶贫工作确实有需要改进的地方。但一声“怒批”,还是让这则新闻视频变了味。
      
      其实,亲眼目睹贫困户简陋的房屋后,领导干部在情感上难以接受,以至于用语气重一些的言辞批评下属,这不是不能理解。何况,这也说明,这位市是有责任心的,没有忘记为百姓谋福利的初心。
      
      但正如众多网友所指出,扶贫工作本身就具有复杂性,靠“怒批”,解决不了问题。基层扶贫工作有多难,只要看一看80后扶贫干部李忠凯满头的白发和粗糙的皮肤就知道了。因此,在“怒批”之外,基层扶贫干部也需要一些支持、一点体贴。
      
      不久前,一则云南扶贫干部“大骂”贫困户的视频,同样引发广泛热议。“幸福不是张嘴要来的,不是手伸开要来的,不是翘着脚等来的”,看似激烈的言辞底下,潜藏着恨铁不成钢的心情。而单个基层扶贫干部力量的有限,也可见一斑。
      
      说回此番市暗访的贫困户,既然已经“摘帽”,为何还会存在识别不精准的问题?透着光的屋顶,到底是怎么来的?这一系列问题,呼唤的都是更科学、更细致的调查研究工作,而不是 “怒批”。
      
      扶贫工作本就不易,它考验的不仅是为政者的态度,更是基层治理的智慧和能力。一句“对不起老百姓”,反映的是市急切的心情,但我们也应该警惕,在实际工作中用道德批判代替科学管理、智慧管理的做法。
      
      说到底,在扶贫工作中,上至市,下至基层干部,理应齐心协力、携手共进。扶贫攻坚,从来不是某一位干部、某一个部门的任务,而是全社会的共同目标。因此,比“怒批”更重要的,是如何把扶贫工作做好、做实。
      
      (来源:澎湃新闻)
      
      
          

四中全会刚刚落幕,赴沪调研

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      视频:在上海考察调研
      
      探滨江,百年工业遗存“蝶变”世界级滨水区
      
      首先来到黄浦江边的杨浦区滨江公共空间。100年前,这里开启中国近现代工业,三百多家企业机器轰鸣。100年后,这里还江于民,跻身世界级滨水区。
      
      相遇滨江讲述上海最耀眼“工业锈带”的前世今生
      
      2016年8月,上海启动黄浦江两岸公共空间贯通工程。第二年年底,从杨浦大桥到徐浦大桥两岸,共45公里公共空间岸线贯通开放。
      

      
      11月2日当天,考察的是杨树浦水厂滨江段。杨树浦水厂始建于1881年,当时是远东最大的自来水厂,日供水能力148万立方米。
      

      
      为了还江于民,建筑设计师们在杨树浦水厂外的防撞桩上架起了全长535米的空中走廊。不仅贯通了整个公共空间,还为老水厂的文物建筑提供了极佳的观赏点。
      

      

      
      在杨浦滨江公共空间,还有一个给市民歇脚的地方——人人屋党群服务站。木结构搭成“人”字,取名“人人屋”,彰显以人为本的理念。
      

      
      考察期间,同当地居民亲切交谈。其中就包括一位叫黄宝妹的老人。
      

      
      黄宝妹老人出生在浦东,十几岁进入日资裕丰纱厂(国棉十七厂的前身),在这里工作了四十多年。导演谢晋以她的事迹拍摄了电影黄宝妹,在影片中黄宝妹扮演她自己。
      

      
      退休后的黄宝妹依然精力充沛,健步如飞,她的一大乐趣就是在社区给年轻人讲党课。
      
      年轻人,听一听黄宝妹想对你说什么……(央视记者沈忱拍摄)
      
      访社区,“小小联合国”有一趟“立法直通车”
      
      在上海考察的第二站是长宁区虹桥街道古北市民中心。时政新闻眼发现,这个社区市民中心“大有来头”。
      

      
      古北新区是全国最早一批涉外社区。荣华居委会成立于1996年,是全国首个涉外居委会。在2.02平方公里的辖区内,居住着来自50多个国家和地区的外籍居民,被称为“小小联合国”。
      

      

      
      古北新区的另一个特点,是这里有一趟“立法直通车”。全国人大常委会法工委2015年在全国设立了4个基层立法联系点,其中一个就在这里。
      

      

      

      
      考察古北市民中心当天,这里就开了一场关于中华人民共和国行政处罚法(修正草案)的意见建议征询会。
      

      

      

      
      亲历这一天
      
      时政新闻眼Get到了这三个点
      
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      时机有深意
      
      四中全会结束第二天,总书记再赴上海考察,他关注的不仅是这座城,更是这个国。总书记去年在上海说过,城市治理是国家治理体系和治理能力现代化的重要内容。
      
      绣花需功夫
      
      总书记此次详细了解城市公共空间规划建设、社区治理与服务等情况。他以自己的行动提醒各级城市管理者,要通过绣花般的细心、耐心、巧心,提高精细化水平。
      
      主题更聚焦
      
      从行程安排来看,总书记看的点虽然不多,但涵盖了国家制度和治理体系的诸多议题。作为曾经主政这座超大城市的领导人,他深知“解剖麻雀”应该从何下手。
      

      
      记者:沈忱 龚雪辉 王卉 郁振一
      
      视觉:陈括
      
      编辑:王继阳 毛亚伟
      
      
          

高层“智囊团”现身高规格发布会

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      十九届四中全会闭幕的第二天上午(11月1日),中宣部举行新闻发布会,请宣传部、政策研究室、财经委员会办公室、全国人大常委会法工委、全国政协办公厅、司法部负责同志介绍有关情况。
      
      政知见(微信ID:bqzhengzhiju)注意到,这是中宣部第二次就全会召开新闻发布会。上一次还是在2016年10月28日,十八届六中全会闭幕之后。
      
      七位部级官员主席台就座
      
      这场“高规格”发布会在国务院新闻办的发布厅举行。一个高规格的体现是,主席台背景板的颜色和内容。以往国新办主办的发布会,背景板为蓝色,写有“国务院新闻办公室”的字样,没有发布会的具体主题和内容。
      
      这次,背景板变为了红色,写的是“中国十九届四中全会新闻发布会”,落款为“中共宣传部”。
      

      
      出席发布会的包括:
      
      宣传部分管日常工作的副部长、政策研究室副主任王晓晖
      
      政策研究室分管日常工作的副主任江金权
      
      财经委员会办公室分管日常工作的副主任韩文秀
      
      全国人大常委会法工委主任、港澳基本法委主任沈春耀
      
      司法部党组书记、副部长袁曙宏
      
      全国政协副秘书长舒启明
      
      发布会的主持人是中宣部副部长、国务院新闻办公室主任徐麟。
      
      上述七人都是部级官员,其中王晓晖、江金权、韩文秀、沈春耀、袁曙宏和徐麟明确都为正部级。
      
      如此高的出席规格在以往政知见(微信ID:bqzhengzhiju)参加过的发布会上非常少见,即便与中宣部同类型的新闻发布会相比,也要高出不少。
      
      两年前,中宣部就十八届六中全会的发布会上,主席台上坐着的是四位部级官员。
      

      
      江金权是党建领域的权威专家,也是十九大报告起草组成员。2017年10月26日,他与王晓晖一起出席了解读十九大报告的新闻发布会。
      
      韩文秀不仅是现任中财办的副主任,他还在另外一个高层智囊机构——国务院研究室有过多年工作经历。在财办、国务院研究室工作期间,韩文秀多次参与政府工作报告、党的全会文件等重要文件起草,还多次担任宣讲团成员。
      
      还有一位虽然不在智囊机构,但也扮演着“智囊”的角色。
      
      沈春耀在全国人大法律委员会工作多年,是一名学者型官员。他参与了多部法律的起草工作,还参与过十八大及十八届三中、四中、五中、六中全会文件起草、宣讲和解读。
      
      两个“首次”
      
      六位部级官员如何解读十九届四中全会?来看今天发布会的具体内容。
      
      想必大家都已经注意到了,“制度”是这次十九届四中全会最重要的关键词。
      
      十九届四中全会闭幕之后,全会公报发布,有媒体统计高频词汇发现,5000余字的公报中“制度”一词出现了77次,是出现频率最高的词汇。
      
      “用一次全会专门研究国家制度和国家治理问题并作出决定,这在我们党的历史上还是第一次。” 王晓晖在会上表示。
      

      
      全会对健全总揽全局、协调各方的党的领导制度体系,提出了6个方面的要求:
      
      一是建立不忘初心、牢记使命的制度。
      
      二是完善坚定维护党权威和集中统一领导的各项制度。
      
      三是健全党的全面领导制度。
      
      四是健全为人民执政、靠人民执政各项制度。
      
      五是健全提高党的执政能力和领导水平制度。
      
      六是完善全面从严治党制度。
      
      “这六个方面的制度是构成党的领导制度体系的基本要素,必须全面建设好、始终坚持好、不断完善和发展好。”江金权表示。
      

      
      中国特色社会主义制度的13个组成部分中,政知见(微信ID:bqzhengzhiju)重点来说两个。
      
      首先是基本经济制度。
      
      1997年十五大提出,“公有制为主体、多种所有制经济共同发展”是我国社会主义初级阶段的一项基本经济制度。
      
      韩文秀表示,十九届四中全会的一大创新就是在此基础上,把按劳分配为主体,多种分配方式并存,社会主义市场经济体制上升为基本经济制度。这三项制度,都是社会主义基本经济制度,三者相互联系、相互支撑、相互促进。
      
      他认为,这一重大创新,标志着我国社会主义经济制度更加成熟、更加定型,对于更好发挥社会主义制度优越性,解放和发展社会生产力,推动经济高质量发展具有重要的指导意义。
      
      1999年,十五届四中全会就国企改革与发展若干重大问题作出决定,决定指出,在社会主义市场经济条件下,国有经济在国民经济中的主导作用主要体现在控制力上。
      
      但关于这一点,国际上有很多讨论。发布会上就有记者提问称,有批评意见认为,国有经济的主导地位使得中国的国有企业有了不公平的市场竞争优势,这次全会是否讨论了这一问题?
      

      
      从国企自身来讲,他表示,经过多年的努力,国有企业已经成为遵循市场规则、平等参与竞争的市场主体。
      
      目前,国有企业主要分布在关系国家安全和国民经济命脉的重要行业和关键领域,在一般竞争性行业的国有经济实际上只占较小的份额。我国的国有企业还承担着提供公共产品和普遍服务的职能。
      
      从市场竞争来说,这次全会讨论了各种所有制经济公平竞争、共同发展政策制度不断地健全完善的问题,并强调,要健全支持民营经济、外商投资企业发展的法治环境,健全以公平为原则的产权保护制度,要加强和改进反垄断、反不正当竞争执法,要建立知识产权侵权惩罚性赔偿制度等。
      
      “一国两制”
      
      第二个要重要说的制度就是“一国两制”。
      
      按照“一国两制”原则治理好香港、澳门,是我国国家治理制度体系的重要组成部分,也是四中全会研究讨论的一个重要内容。
      
      沈春耀表示,中共关于坚持和完善中国特色社会主义制度、推进国家治理体系和治理能力现代化若干重大问题的决定中专门有一部分围绕坚持和完善“一国两制”制度体系作出部署、提出要求。
      
      特别强调按照“一国两制”治理好香港、澳门,必须全面准确贯彻“一国两制”“港人治港”“澳人治澳”、高度自治的方针。要坚持“一国”是实行“两制”的前提和基础,“两制”从属和派生于“一国”并统一于“一国”之内。
      

      
      沈春耀介绍,决定围绕按照“一国两制”原则治理好香港、澳门提出了五项工作任务和要求:
      
      一是坚持依法治港治澳,维护宪法和基本法确定的特别行政区宪制秩序,完善特别行政区同宪法和基本法实施相关的制度机制,坚持以爱国者为主体的“港人治港”“澳人治澳”,提高特别行政区依法治理水平。
      
      二是完善对特别行政区行政长官和主要官员的任免制度和机制、全国人大常委会对基本法的解释制度,依法行使宪法和基本法赋予的各项权力。
      
      三是建立健全特别行政区维护国家安全的法律制度和执行机制,支持特别行政区强化执法力量。
      
      四是完善香港、澳门融入国家发展大局、同内地优势互补、协同发展机制,推进粤港澳大湾区建设,支持香港、澳门发展经济、改善民生,着力解决影响社会稳定和长远发展的深层次问题。
      
      五是加强对香港、澳门社会特别是公职人员和青少年的宪法和基本法教育、国情教育、中国历史和中华文化教育,增强香港、澳门同胞国家意识和爱国精神。
      
      “总之,我们将进一步健全依照宪法和基本法对特别行政区行使全面管治权的制度,坚定维护国家主权、安全、发展利益,维护香港、澳门长期繁荣稳定,绝不容忍任何挑战‘一国两制’底线的行为,绝不容忍任何分裂国家、危害国家安全的行为,坚决防范和遏制外部势力干预港澳事务和进行分裂、颠覆、渗透、破坏活动。”
      
      资料 | 新华社、中国网、北京青年报等
      
      
          

500位专家学者参与,中国高校影视学会第十九届年会开幕!

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      11月2日,中国高等院校影视学会第十九届年会暨第十二届中国影视高层论坛在泉城济南隆重开幕。来自北京师范大学、中国传媒大学等全国近200所高校的500多位专家学者齐聚山东师范大学千佛山校区,围绕“新中国 新时代:影视的历程与图景”的主题进行广泛、深入的交流。本届年会由中国高等院校影视学会与山东师范大学联合主办,由山东师范大学新闻与传媒学院承办,共历时三天,将开设一个主题论坛、二十个分论坛。
      

      
      开幕式最后也是最重头的环节是举行“儒家文化与鲁剧创研中心”揭牌仪式。鲁剧是业界学界对山东影视传媒集团所拍摄的电影电视剧的统称。自改革开放以来,山东影视传媒集团以其“思想精深、艺术精湛、制作精良”的几百部上万集作品,为广大人民群众奉献了丰富的精神食粮。近年来,鲁剧更是以琅琊榜马向阳下乡记伪装者等一大批“现象级”作品而蜚声海内外。
      
      多年来,山东师范大学新闻与传媒学院的影视艺术与传播相关研究及创作,与山东影视传媒集团及其鲁剧创作传播,形成了具有一定深度与广度的合作与交流。“儒家文化与鲁剧创研中心”的成立,是进一步促进山东影视艺术与学术研究合作、发展、创新的重要举措,也是推进儒家优秀文化在影视剧创作传播过程中焕发新时代光彩的有效途径。本届年会特设“传统与现代:儒家文化与山东影视剧”论坛,既是本届高校影视学年会的山东“特产”,也为研究中心的创立增添了第一抹色彩。
      
      齐鲁晚报·齐鲁壹点记者 巩悦悦 通讯员 陈鸥帆 仇玉娟 王新宇
      
      
          

宝能集团跨界联手味库海鲜 中国渔会上启动“龙王计划”

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      11月1日的第24届中国渔会闭幕式上,一次影响深远的跨界合作备受瞩目——宝能集团和互联网公司味库海鲜正式宣布战略合作,启动龙王计划:双方共同努力在不远的将来实现“跨国活鲜次日达”——加拿大的龙虾从海里直达中国消费者餐桌全程仅需30多个小时。
      

      
      近些年,随着国内消费升级浪潮的蔓延,大众的饮食结构也在不断发生改变,消费者对食物产生了更高品质的诉求,新鲜、天然、营养的鲜活海鲜成为家庭餐桌的常客。
      
      据公开资料显示:2017年我国水(海)产进口量489.71万吨,进口额113.46亿美元,2018年进口量522.22万吨,进口额148.61亿美元,同比分别增长6.64%和30.99%,而到2020年,中国进口海产品消费需求预计将达到1000万吨。
      
      巨大的消费需求催生出了海鲜这个2.4万亿的市场,其规模远远大于猪肉的1.5万亿。在这样的背景下,海鲜行业逐渐成为一个机会与挑战并存的蓝海,众多资本界“巨头”纷纷“跨界入行”,新的竞争正在拉开帷幕。
      

      
      任何一件小事,乘以14亿就变成了大事。如何将小小的海鲜送上亿万国人的餐桌?海鲜行业的新模式、新规则又该如何定义?这些都是新一代海鲜投资者们亟待解决的问题。
      
      宝能跨界 强势入局生鲜
      
      “无论是对原产地货源的控制、收购,还是现代化冷仓和供应链的建设,中国目前都不是特别完善,所以过去人们只能以存储型的方式运输海鲜。”据宝能集团生鲜负责人介绍,要做鲜活海鲜,不仅仅是商品的竞争,需要对整个供应链进行整合。
      
      抱着对生鲜市场的期待和决心,宝能成为了众多投资海鲜产业的企业中最大手笔的一家,他们不仅打通了海鲜产品从源头到流通的冷链、仓储、运输等环节,高标准进行整个链路的投资建设。
      
      在物流方面,“快”是宝能第一个考虑到的问题。为了更快地运输活海鲜这种特殊的、有生命的短保质期商品,他们在中国及海外参与建设机场生鲜枢纽中心,兴建了多座现代化大型冷链仓储中心、海关保税区现代化暂养池、城市快速配送中心等基础设施,确保全球活鲜产品最快次日、最慢72小时到达中国餐桌。
      

      
      在供应链方面,宝能瞄准了供应链源头的采购。以往的海外采购多以冻鲜为主,无法保活的主要原因就在于供应链太长与暂养技术的局限。为了将更多活鲜产品带到中国市场,宝能打通了原产地的采购渠道,通过资本帮助当地渔民升级改造捕捞和暂养能力,从而加强了海外资源的控制,再借由重新打造的空运网络保障了运输活鲜的时效。
      
      如今,宝能已开展了加拿大龙虾、俄罗斯帝王蟹的全球范围原产地直采业务,并将继续增加海胆、生蚝等高价值的活鲜新品类。不久的将来,一个属于鲜活海鲜的新时代将全面到来。
      
      曾经的中国海鲜行业,“碎片化”的发展模式是常态。各地的进口商局限于“买货”和“卖货”,仅仅做了搬运的工作。宝能的行动改变了这一切,它重塑了产业链条,针对行业痛点,进行了“大刀阔斧”式的大资本投入、深层次改造。而改造的“受益者”不仅是生鲜行业本身,更是千千万万对于海鲜情有独钟的中国吃货们。
      
      味库海鲜 拼上活鲜供应链最后一块拼图
      
      改造了冷链物流和供应链,也就打通了海鲜流通的上游链路,然而再好的产品想要到达消费者的餐桌,还有最后三公里的城市内TO C的活鲜网络及运营分发问题需要解决。在这方面,宝能遇到了新的难题。此时,一个熟悉C端消费者、懂互联网,有着丰富的活鲜供应链运营管理经验的团队——味库海鲜,便成为了填补活鲜供应链版块的最后一块拼图。
      
      味库海鲜拥有全国20多个核心城市的海水中转仓和高效的活鲜供应链管理体系和自主研发的活鲜智能IT信息化系统,目前已经是行业小巨头——中国覆盖范围最广、合作渠道最多、高端生鲜消费者数据量最大、品牌知名度最高的活鲜供应链服务公司。
      
      宝能海鲜供应链在国内段的仓储、暂养、分拣、品控,将全部对接味库,借由味库遍布全国核心城市的活鲜供应链网络和团队,直达千家万户。
      

      
      据味库海鲜COO陈刚介绍,味库积累了丰富的线上电商运营和用户运营经验,并在线下建立了对活鲜这种稀缺易损商品的复杂供应链的标准化流程和管理能力,目前为京东、天猫、拼多多、顺丰、环球捕手、食享会、美菜、美团等300多个电商平台、社区团购、社交电商和媒体及自媒体电商等流量平台,提供专业的鲜活水产品从线上运营到线下供应链服务的托管式综合运营,今年预计服务超过100万中国家庭日常对鲜活海产品的一日三餐所需。
      
      同时,味库海鲜还构建了一个“有生命”的新型供应链网络,在北京、上海、广州等23个城市建立了活海鲜海水仓库和海鲜供应链服务团队,辐射全国98%的配送范围。消费者在网上下单后,最快1小时,最慢次日,活蹦乱跳的海鲜即可配送到家。
      
      作为全国覆盖范围最广、服务时效性最高的鲜活海产品电商公司,味库海鲜研发了一套订单智能指挥&活鲜价格预测系统,它能够智能调配全国城市仓的订单,还能通过大数据精准预测价格的变化,进一步提升了全流程履约的效率。最高峰值时单日处理14万单来自多个渠道的复杂活鲜多品种订单、在“秒级”时间内智能分派到全国城市仓库、全自动对接京东、顺丰、圆通、闪送等多个物流公司。
      
      除此之外,味库海鲜还连续3年投入研发“复合气调保活包装”这一“黑科技”,针对不同海鲜品种、不同环境反复试验,为每一种海鲜匹配出最合适存活和能够坚持不同配送时效所需的最佳气体比例和包装方式,极大地提升了鲜活水产品在运输途中的存活率。有消费者在电商评论区晒出的“买家秀”显示:用味库海鲜气调包装的贝类,放冰箱保鲜,1-2天后大部分依然活着。味库研发的“海鲜保活技术葵花宝典”打印出来足有一人多高,目前在申请的知识产权保护多达数百项技术。
      
      宝能集团生鲜负责人介绍:“之所以与味库合作,是因为宝能的中高端家庭业主群体与味库的活鲜购买家庭高度重合,并且双方在供应链的上游和下游、前端和后端非常互补。味库有丰富的活鲜运作经验,并在线上TO C的用户运营与线下活鲜暂养和管理中积累了大量的科学方法,开发出了一整套基于大数据的高效操作系统。宝能与味库合作,不仅期望能在客户端实现共享,更希望将服务遍及全国更多的终端消费者、餐厅和商超。”
      
      未来在双方的合作下,宝能每年会有至少数百万只鲜活的波士顿大龙虾,通过味库到达消费者碗里。宝能牵手味库,将共同推动生鲜行业向着更加规范化、透明化、可追溯化的方向发展,让中国消费者可以足不出户,吃遍全球!
      
      
          

今天,神舟八号追吻天宫8周年!

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      2011年11月3日1时36分,天宫一号目标飞行器和神舟八号无人飞船成功实施首次交会对接。中国成为继苏、美后世界上第三个独立完全掌握空间自动交会对接技术的国家,为中国航天点赞!
      
      你知道运载火箭是如何升空的么?在浩瀚的宇宙中,我们发射升空的墨子号、东方红四号以及天宫实验室,它们在做什么,又承载着怎么样的使命和任务呢?在中国数字科技馆,通过参观体验展品、聆听讲解,了解我国科技的高速发展,感受祖国实力的日益强大!
      
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      航空航天
      

      
      所在展厅:临展科技成就科普展
      
      展品介绍:2008年9月25日21时10分04秒,载有我国第三个载人航天器“神舟七号”的长征二号F火箭从酒泉卫星发射中心载人航天发射场发射升空,正式开启了三名中国航天员(翟志刚、刘伯明和景海鹏)的太空之旅。神舟七号任务不仅使中国突破并掌握了出舱活动相关技术,还标志着我国成为即俄国(苏联)、美国之后,世界上第三个有能力独自开展太空出舱活动的国家。
      
      展品由神舟七号中等比例剖面模型(含轨道舱、返回舱和推进舱)、小型展台、触摸电子显示屏、音响、AR演示系统等组成。通过三维动画展示航天员出舱过程,并通过识别观众手势进行互动。音响系统播放翟志刚出舱后,对地球广播的发言录音。使观众了解中国历史上首次太空行走的情形,了解我国是世界上第三个有能力独自开展太空出舱活动的国家。以翟志刚出舱后的发言录音,激发观众的临场感与民族自豪感,使观众铭记中国人对探索太空作出的贡献。
      

      
      所在展厅:挑战与未来B厅
      
      展品介绍:神舟飞船与空间实验室这件展品是等比例一比一仿真模型组成长约19.2米,最大直径三到四米的中国空间实验室。其包含两部分,资源舱和实验舱。资源舱为实验舱提供载轨运行的动力,实验舱为宇航员保证生活和工作的重要设施。其中包含睡袋、训练器械、太空食品以及科学仪器设施设备等。空间实验室的成功搭建为中国空间站提供了重要技术支持和保障。
      
      
          

蔡奇陈吉宁再次来到未来科学城,强调“搞活”这个关键词

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      昨天,市蔡奇来到昌平区就推进未来科学城建设调研检查。他强调,要认真学习贯彻党的十九届四中全会精神,进一步增强责任感使命感,抓住时机、扬长补短、集中资源、重点突破,努力建设全球一流的技术创新高地。市委、市长陈吉宁一同调研。
      

      
      未来科学城是建设全国科技创新中心的主平台之一。蔡奇、陈吉宁来到未来科学城国家电网园区,在全球能源互联网研究院有限公司察看大功率电力电子器件实验室、直流电网技术与仿真实验室。蔡奇指出,要对标国际加强核心技术自主研发,加大高端人才引进和科研创新奖励力度。
      

      
      在融尚未来项目,蔡奇现场检查建设进展,察看人才公租房样板间,询问周边公共服务配套设施规划建设,要求提高舒适性、便利性,满足科研人员生活需求,实现区域职住平衡。随后,到国家电投科技创新基地察看膜电极实验室,了解氢能产业关键核心技术研发、成果产业化情况。
      

      
      蔡奇强调,未来科学城在“三城一区”中处于承上启下的位置,是首都创新链条中的重要一环。未来科学城发展要立足自身优势,在国务院国资委支持下,加强与央企创新合作,引进海外人才,与中关村科学城联手发展。要继续在“搞活”上下功夫。推动未来科学城规划落地,做好控规、城市设计、街区设计等。逐一细化重点组团功能定位,西区依托高校为创新主体提供基础研究成果,东区依托央企技术创新中心形成可落地转化的硬技术。绿心要划出红线、精心保护好。管好用好村集体土地,推动土地集约高效利用。加强科学城与回天地区协同发展,引导居民到科学城就业。
      
      蔡奇强调,要进一步调动创新主体的积极性。加强与央企的互动合作,盘活央企资源,吸引科技创新企业、民营和外资研发机构等多元创新主体,促进科技创新、成果转化落地。严格落实项目准入标准,提高准入门槛。引导央企打开院墙,打造产业化测试平台,组建协同创新联合体。积极推广科技成果转化政策的可行机制,建设开放共享的专业孵化器。推动校企共建研发中心。优化相关政策措施,定制“服务包”,一对一做好企业服务。
      
      蔡奇强调,要抓好服务配套,做实“科学+城”,解决科学家、科研人员的后顾之忧。增加优质公共服务资源供给,推进配套医疗、教育机构规划建设。改善外部交通,完善多层次住房供应体系,建好商业配套设施,抓好国际人才社区建设,营造“24小时社区”和“类海外”发展环境。要创新管理体制,切实把未来科学城区域规划建设统筹起来,推动全域整体开发。
      
      陈吉宁指出,各有关单位深入落实新发展理念,积极协同配合,共同推进未来科学城建设取得新进展、实现新突破,成效值得肯定。下一步,要着力改革创新体制机制,有针对性地学习借鉴国际先进经验,进一步提升未来科学城建设发展水平。一是要加强与国务院国资委的沟通协调,建立与央企的全面对接机制,细化明确合作事宜,加强长期沟通对接协作,实现更深层次的央地合作格局。二是结合自身特点,努力形成未来科学城更具特色的创新生态系统。荷兰埃因霍温高科技园区与未来科学城具有较高的相似性,可学习借鉴其服务管理机制和经验做法,充分发挥龙头企业带动作用和溢出效应,积极吸引中小企业入驻,营造“龙头企业+中小创新企业+公共服务平台+高校”的创新生态,通过与央企合作共建产业基金等方式构建激励机制,推动开放共享实验平台,积极组织开展创新交流,提供更为丰富的应用场景,不断提高创新活力和成果转化效率。三是深化完善城市设计。秉持共享、交流、互动的理念,在城市规划建设中突出开放、共享元素,打造公共交流空间,增强创新要素交流互动的活跃度和紧密度。要高标准建设好国际人才社区,提高配套公共服务设施的设计和建设水平,增强人才黏性,为未来科学城高质量发展提供有力支撑。
      
      国务院国资委副主任任洪斌,市领导崔述强、殷勇,市政府秘书长靳伟参加调研。
      
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      一图读懂“新版”未来科学城
      
      今年8月,未来科学城规划(2017年-2035年)对外发布。“新版”未来科学城面积扩大16倍。识政君(ID:PoliticalInside)带您一图读懂,看看15年后的未来科学城会是什么样——
      

      
      来源:识政 撰文 : 祁梦竹 刘菲菲
      
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芭蕾舞剧茶花女将推出上海芭蕾舞团版本

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      当日,上海芭蕾舞团在沪举行新闻发布会,宣布将于本月16日推出上海芭蕾舞团版本的芭蕾舞剧茶花女,参演正在上海举办的第21届中国上海国际艺术节。该剧由上海芭蕾舞团艺术总监、英国国家芭蕾舞团前艺术总监、编舞大师德里克·迪恩(Derek Deane)创编。上海芭蕾舞团首席明星吴虎生、范晓枫、主要演员戚冰雪将担纲主演。 新华社记者 任珑 摄
      

      

      

      

      
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华北多地气温创新低 黄淮江淮大气扩散条件较差

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      中国天气网讯 预计今天(3日),华北、东北地区普遍会有4-8℃的降温,同时伴有4-6级风,体感寒冷,再加上华北地区阴雨相伴,多地气温将创新低。此外,未来三天,长江中下游旱区缺乏有效降水,西南地区仍多阴雨雪天气。
      
      近期,冷空气的势力整体不强且位置偏北,各地气温虽有波动,但整体仍将维持在较常年同期偏高的水平。相比之下,北方的气温波动更为频繁,今天,华北、东北地区普遍有4-8℃降温,同时伴随着4-6级的风,体感寒冷。特别是华北地区,伴随着阴雨天气,多地气温将创新低。
      
      而对于东北而言,单日降温虽不明显,但部分地方的累计降幅可以达到6-8℃,刷新气温新低。这个周末,像是哈尔滨和长春两个城市的最高气温便降至近期的低点,4-5日,气温又将快速反弹,6-7日再次下降,气温震荡较大,公众需谨防感冒。
      
      降水方面,未来三天,长江中下游旱区仍将以多云到晴天气为主,缺乏有效降水,仅在部分地区会出现零星小雨;西南地区仍多阴雨雪天气。
      
      气象台预计,11月3日08时至4日08时,新疆沿天山、青藏高原中西部等地的部分地区有小到中雪;浙江南部、福建北部、江西东南部、西南地区东部和南部、山西东部、河北西部等地的部分地区有小雨,局地中雨。东北地区南部、内蒙古东北部、河南北部、山东北部等地的部分地区有4-6级风。
      

      

      

      
      
          

抗阿尔茨海默病新药“九期一”获批上市 11月7日首批投产12月底全国投放

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      新民晚报讯(记者 董纯蕾 郜阳)“记忆的橡皮擦”,也许可以停下它残忍的“擦拭”了。国家药品监督管理局昨晚21时05分批准了甘露特钠胶囊(商品名:九期一,代号:GV-971)上市注册申请,用于轻度至中度阿尔茨海默病,改善患者认知功能。这款中国原创、国际首个靶向脑-肠轴的阿尔茨海默病治疗新药,也是全球首个糖类多靶抗阿尔茨海默症创新药物,通过优先审评审批程序在中国大陆的上市系全球首次上市,从而终结了这一领域17年无新药上市的空白史。新民晚报记者从今天在上海市政府新闻发布厅举办的重大成果新闻发布会上获悉,甘露特钠胶囊将于11月7日投产第一批,预计12月底投放至全国各渠道。
      
      “九期一”是由中国科学院上海药物研究所耿美玉研究员领导研究团队,坚持22年,在中国海洋大学、中国科学院上海药物研究所与上海绿谷制药有限公司接续努力研发成功的原创新药。该药是以海洋褐藻提取物为原料,制备获得的低分子酸性寡糖化合物,是我国自主研发并拥有自主知识产权的创新药。国家药监局要求申请人上市后继续进行药理机制方面的研究和长期安全性有效性研究,完善寡糖的分析方法,按时提交有关试验数据。
      

      
      自AD被发现100多年来,全球用于临床治疗的药物只有5款,且临床获益不明显。全球各大制药公司相继投入数千亿美元研发新的阿尔茨海默病治疗药物,然而,320余个进入临床研究的药物均宣告失败。
      
      共有1199例受试者参加了“九期一”的1、2、3期临床试验研究。其中3期临床试验由上海交通大学医学院附属精神卫生中心和北京协和医院牵头组织的全国34家三级甲等医院开展。为期36周的3期临床研究结果表明,“九期一”可明显改善轻、中度阿尔茨海默病患者认知功能障碍,与安慰剂组相比,主要疗效指标认知功能改善显著,认知功能量表(ADAS-Cog)评分改善2.54分(p < 0.0001)。“九期一”对患者的认知功能具有起效快、持续稳健改善的特点,且安全性好,不良事件发生率与安慰剂组相当。
      
      上海绿谷制药有限公司已做好生产、销的各项准备——目前,原料可满足200万人,制剂可满足50万人一年的用量。同时,绿谷将启动“九期一”上市后研究和真实世界研究,并正在积极推进国际多中心临床研究项目,期望早日惠及全球患者。
      
      
          

马来西亚总理马哈蒂尔:贸易保护主义不会长久

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      马来西亚总理马哈蒂尔今天(2日)在泰国参加东盟系列会议时批评某些西方国家实施的贸易保护政策,呼吁各方支持维护多边贸易体系。
      

      

      
      马哈蒂尔还表示,马来西亚将继续反对贸易保护主义,支持维护多边贸易体系,并呼吁东盟国家进一步加强开放和融合。
      
      
          

董明珠:我的1万块格力原始股变成3000多万

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      11月1日消息 10月31日,在近日举行的2019提高上市公司质量高峰论坛上,格力电器董事长董明珠表示,她1万元的格力原始股现在变成了3000多万。
      

      
      在会上董明珠再次强调了创新对企业发展的积极作用。她表示,企业创新要靠自己,要持续投入。格力电器在家电制造的前端——工业装备领域已经走出了一条自己的道路,用六七年的时间投资几百亿用于工业装备研发。目前格力空调的工业装备和数控机床都是自己的,格力电器有120多个机床设备,机床换刀具只需要3秒钟。在研发团队上,董明珠表示格力的研发团队基本都是格力自己培养的,成为一家有创造力的企业要重视对自身的人才培养。
      
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“海中巨无霸”的进会之旅

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      今年进会食品安全与农产品展馆的"流量之王",当属重达600斤的巨型蓝鳍金枪鱼开鱼秀。这条"海中巨无霸"昨晚运抵上海,低温保存。经过专业处理,11月5号傍晚向进会"四叶草"展馆进发。
      

      

      

      
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葱油饼想要好吃有技巧,学会油酥的做法,层层香酥脆,好吃还不腻

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      导语:葱油饼想要好吃有技巧,学会油酥的做法,层层香酥脆,好吃还不腻
      
      葱油饼是北方的一种特色小吃,咸香味美,甚是引人食欲,葱油饼同样也是早餐人们多会选择的一种,香喷喷的葱油饼,能够打开你的食欲,早餐吃得好,才会有更佳的精神状态面对整天的工作和学习,下面我便会将葱油饼的做法详细分享给大家,其实想要葱油饼层层香酥,当然是有技巧的,而在做葱油饼的时候,油酥便是非常关键的一点,将油酥调配好,葱油饼就成功了一大半,接下来我们一起来学习葱油饼的做法,学会后家人再也不用排队买。
      

      
      备用食材:面粉200克,盐适量,花椒粉适量,香葱2根,酵母粉2克,清水适量;
      

      

      

      

      

      

      
      烹饪小技巧:1、葱油饼作为人们早餐经常会选择的一种,咸香酥脆的口感,能激发人的食欲,让你吃饭香香,其实只要学会油酥的做法,在家便可以轻松做好葱油饼,干净卫生,家人吃着也会非常的健康,而且学会正确的方法做,葱油饼还不会有油腻感,而且建议大家做葱油饼的时候,还可以将全麦粉和普通的面粉搭配起来,粗粮和细粮的搭配,对我们的身体也会有一定的好处。
      
      2、小编有话说,做葱油饼的时候有技巧,首先和面的时候,需要分次少许的慢慢加水,这样才能将面团揉的光滑且均匀;其次,也是做葱油饼的关键,便是油酥的制作,其实我们在家做,无需像早餐店那样麻烦,用食用油、盐和花椒粉便能做出好吃还香的油酥;其次涂抹上油酥做饼的时候,注意也要按照食谱中的方法认真去做,这样饼才会是层层香酥脆。小编自从将葱油饼的做法学会后,家人隔三差五点名要吃,也非常建议大家亲手学着做,学会再也不用买。
      
      如果你认为葱油饼的做法还不错,欢迎收藏起来学着做,或者是分享给更多的人学习!
      
      
          

北京98条线路年内试点“准点公交”,推进5G技术在这个领域的应用

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      今年年内,98条线路将试点“准点公交”。在昨日举办的5G时代城市公共交通智慧出行高峰论坛上,北京公交集团透露了智慧公交等方面的发展规划。
      
      北京公交集团总经理朱凯介绍,北京公交在大力推进“准点公交工程”。具体来讲,要试点在18处地区开展区域调度和集中调度,打造40条样板线路,实施98条线路准点对标,建设1200个电子站牌,完善个性化、定制化、多样化公交服务。
      
      记者了解到,目前公交车定位主要依靠4G、3G信号,未来在5G技术的帮助下,实时到站预报的精准度将大幅增加。
      
      此外,将推进5G技术在公交安全驾驶方面的应用。目前,北京公交正在推进智能车载一体机在公交线路上的应用。在具体功能上,应用了5G技术的智能车载一体机可对驾驶行为进行实时监控,对危险驾驶行为进行预警,同时还可以360度监控周围道路情况,提醒司机驾驶盲区。
      
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      记者:孙宏阳
      
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和阿里合作一年后,外卖成为星巴克新的增长动力

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      今天,星巴克发布了 2019 第四季度财报,其中营收为 67.47 亿美元,净利润为 8.029 亿美元,全球同店销增长 5%,三项均超过分析师预期。
      
      第四季度,美国市场同店销增长为 6%;中国同店销增长则为 5%,总交易额增长 13%。我们在整个 2019 财年的强势表现让我们对 2020 年运营前景充满信心。
      
      星巴克 CEO Kevin Johnson 在公告中说道。
      
      回顾整个财年,星巴克在中国开出了超过 600 家新门店,总店数超过了 4000 家,官方认为这是增长最大的动力。
      

      
      此外,今年 5 月才推出的小门店「啡快(Starbucks Now)」发展势头也不错,在第四季度里贡献了 3% 的销额。Johnson 在电话会议中表示,接下来的 2020 财年,星巴克将会继续在中国一线城市推出「啡快」门店。
      

      
      不过,星巴克 CFO Patrick J. Grismer 在电话会议中表示,虽然外卖带来了新的消费,但和传统到店消费相比,外卖的利润相对较低。
      
      通过增加服务类别,星巴克的星享俱乐部会员数在第四季度达到一千万,增长高达 45%。
      
      星巴克在去年 12 月更新了会员体系,并和阿里全面打通了会员体系,从此开始在天猫、淘宝等阿里系产品消费星巴克产品也能积分。今年 9 月,星巴克还升级了其天猫旗舰店,针对会员推出了更多独家产品和线上送礼定制服务,并和阿里巴巴合作推出天猫精灵语音点餐体验。
      
      而在美国市场,外卖服务发展得相对缓慢。今年,星巴克宣布和 Uber Eats 合作推出外卖服务,但现在对销的贡献仍非常小。但星巴克认为这将是消费的趋势,并表示将继续推进。
      
      在财报电话会议中,星巴克还表达了对「星巴克家享咖啡」发展的乐观。今年 8 月,星巴克和雀巢合作在内地推出了胶囊咖啡、烘焙咖啡等合适在家饮用的咖啡产品,旨在扩大门店外消费场景。
      
      在美国,驱动了增长的是冷饮。
      
      CEO Johnson 表示,现在美国市场的冰咖啡和茶饮已经占到所有饮料总销的 50%,年轻人对冷饮的消费可不只在早上,而是一整天全时段。
      

      
      古根海姆一份最近的报告指出,现在年轻人觉得冰咖啡是汽水的健康替代品。除了星巴克之外,麦当劳、Wendy’s 也增加了冰咖啡的产品。
      
      除了对两大市场发展的回顾和展望,Johnson 还强调了公司对人工智能技术的投入。
      
      在过去这一年里,我们于内部提升了人工智能项目「Deep Brew」的应用能力和投资。Deep Brew 将驱动我们打造顾客个性化服务的能力,优化门店劳动分配和库存管理。我们计划用 Deep Brew 来解放我们的伙伴,这样一来,他们就能花更多时间和顾客沟通。
      

      
      在 Johnson 看来,Deep Brew 以及他们应用人工智能的方式,将成为星巴克和其它企业间的差异竞争力——「我们将持续争取建设世界级 AI 来更好地支持我们的伙伴」。
      
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章丘区举办“中国体育彩票”第八届全民健身运动会第二届太极拳比赛暨武术进校园活动

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      本次比赛共有576名运动员报名参加了21个团体代表队和个人项目拳术和器械的比赛。本次比赛参赛人员从6岁到76岁,他们来自全区各个机关企事业单位、镇街和社区,参赛种类即有陈式、杨式、武式、吴孙式太极拳,也有少林、南拳等各类传统武术和器械的表演。这是我区历史上举办的第一次全区范围内的大型传统武术进校园活动,这是我区贯彻国家关于传统武术进校园、进社区、进企业精神的重要举措,是推动中国传统武术从孩子学起的一种良好载体,它必将推动我区传统武术运动的蓬勃发展。
      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      
      
          

外交部批英国香港报告:请正视现实停止对香港说三道四

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      环球时报-环球网报道 记者 白云怡英国政府10月31日发表最新一份香港半年报告书,称香港近几个月示威浪潮中“少数核心示威者”的暴力行为不能接受,但同时强调香港目前的局势需要以政治手法解决,各方必须进行“有意义”的对话。这是香港逃犯条例修订引发示威浪潮后英国发表的首份半年报告书,陈述今年1月起至6月香港的情况。对此,中国外交部发言人耿爽表示,中方对英国政府定期发表所谓香港问题半年报告对香港事务说三道四的错误做法表示强烈不满和坚决反对。
      

      
      在1日举行的中国外交部例行记者会上,耿爽在回答相关问询时表示,香港回归以来,中国政府严格依照宪法和基本法对香港特区实行管治,“一国两制”、“港人治港”、高度自治方针得到贯彻和落实,这是任何不带偏见的人都无法否定的客观事实。中国政府全面准确贯彻“一国两制”方针的决心坚定不移,维护国家主权安全发展利益的决心坚定不移,维护香港长期繁荣稳定的决心坚定不移。
      
      公开信息显示,英国政府每半年会就香港的情况发表报告书,讲述英方对中英联合声明执行状况的观点。对此,耿爽1日再次表示,香港事务纯属中国内政,任何外国政府、组织和个人都无权干预。英方对香港无主权、无治权、无监督权,不存在所谓“责任”。香港是中国的香港,我们要求英方正视现实,尊重中国主权,停止发表有关报告,停止以任何方式插手香港事务,干涉中国内政。
      

      
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新四摄配小刘海 这可能就是iPhone 12真正的样子

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      报道称,iPhone 12的外形不再延续如今圆润的设计风格,而是采用了更加锐利、更加方正的美学理念,传承iPhone 4、iPhone 5的中框设计。iPhone 12虽然无法取消刘海,但会在保持Face ID全部功能的同时,大幅缩减刘海的尺寸。
      

      
      此外,iPhone 12很有可能是苹果首款四摄手机,包括:广角镜头、超广角镜头、长焦镜头,并加入一枚TOF镜头。加入ToF镜头之后,iPhone 12的相机可以实现更精确的景深。
      

      
      据爆料,苹果工程团队还在测试将5G天线加宽到1mm以上来改善信号收发,iPhone 12天线材质有望会放弃塑料,换用玻璃、陶瓷或者蓝宝石。
      

      
      知名苹果分析师郭明錤前不久在一份报告中指出,2020款iPhone将全系支持5G,金属中框设计将显著改变,包括分段设计更复杂、挖槽与注塑新程序、与蓝宝石或玻璃表盖组装以保护挖槽注塑结构。
      

      
      郭明錤还预测,新2020款 iPhone外观设计有显著改变,且与iPhone 4相似。
      

      

      

      
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日本长野举行一年一度吉祥物大赛

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Node map

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Sprint reveals Q2 2019 earnings

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Sprint Corp. has released its Q2 2019 earnings results with some sad news. According to the report, the company lost 91,000 postpaid phone subscribers in the quarter alone. Research firm FactSet even expected the company to have a net loss of 145,000 subscribers.

For quite some time, Sprint has focused its time on pushing 5G connectivity. This year, the company has pushed the connection in nine cities. To increase its users, Sprint offered 5G as a bundle with Hulu and Amazon Prime. 

In addition to loss in postpaid phone subscribers, Sprint reported a $7.8 billion total net operating revenue, a number that has fallen from $8.43 billion. Analysts from Refinitiv projected that the company will have a revenue of $8.17 billion. 

As for the net loss attributable to the company, there is a loss of 7 cents per share, or $274 million in the quarter. Last year’s results showed 5 cents per share and a net income of $196 million. The analysts expected the company to have a loss of 2 cents per share. 

Read more about Sprint’s Q2 2019 earnings here.


          

Юнкоры поздравляют любимую газету

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Ксения Чаповская:


          

Журналисты и фронтовики

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Накануне 90-летия окружной газеты руководитель проекта «Подвиг земляков – участников Великой Отечественной войны» Виктор Ильин написал о журналистах и открыл новое имя нашего коллеги – Анатолия Смирнова


          

Без десяти 100!

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Первой газете на российском Крайнем Севере исполнилось 90


          

Первый номер «НВ»

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Так выглядела 1-я полоса первого номера окружной газеты, который вышел 7 ноября 1929 года, в четверг. Примечательно, что и сегодняшний юбилейный выпуск «НВ» также вышел 7 ноября в четверг / фото из архива «НВ»

 

 

 

 

Редакторы и временно исполняющие обязанности редакторов окружной газеты «Няръяна вындер» в 1929 – 1940 годах


          

Прадед возглавлял газету в годы войны

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О том, что наша семья связана с историей газеты «Няръяна вындер», я узнала не так давно, когда стала восстанавливать родословную. И нашла подтверждение, что мой прадед Андрей Гурьевич Рочев был журналистом, а в годы войны – редактором окружной газеты.


          

И швец, и жнец, и на дуде игрец

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По его фотографиям можно изучать историю округа 70-90-х годов


          

Нашей дружбе с «НВ» скоро год

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Валентин Дмитриевич Свешников – скульптор, заслуженный художник России, член Союза художников России, сын знаменитого художника Д. К. Свешникова:


          

Коллектив Издательского дома НАО

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«Няръяночке» – 90! Без десяти – век!

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90-летний юбилей «Няръяна вындер» – событие окружного масштаба. С нашей газетой выросло несколько поколений жителей региона и журналистов


          

Из МГУ все гости были к нам

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Как выпускники Московского государственного университета практику в газете «Няръяна вындер» проходили


          

Птичка по имени Феникс

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Марина Гринчук – настоящая фольклорная звезда на своей малой родине и за её пределами


          

Газета для народа

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Юбилей – серьёзная дата, когда подводятся итоги прожитых лет: что сделано и не сделано, что удалось в жизни, и что нет


          

Ingénieur études et développement JAVA JEE (H/F)

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CONCEPTEUR-DÉVELOPPEUR JAVA JEE H/F Dans un marché du travail qui se mondialise, où la pénurie de talents est un challenge permanent pour les entreprises, où les individus sont plus mobiles et attirés par une expérience d\'expatriation, Cooptalis se positionne comme un intermédiaire privilégié en mobilité internationale. Pour nous, le talent n\'a pas de frontière. Cooptalis donne vie aux projets de mobilité internationale en réunissant candidats et entreprises partout à travers le monde. Vous avez un projet d\'expatriation ? Cooptalis peut vous accompagner ! Cooptalis recherche des Concepteurs-Développeurs JAVA JEE Fullstack ou Back-end (H/F) pour une Entreprise de Services du Numérique (ESN) basée à Lyon. Vos missions : Vous évoluerez au sein d’équipes au savoir-faire reconnu dans une entreprise à taille humaine, axée sur la formation et la montée en compétences de chaque collaborateur. Au contact direct des utilisateurs et grands donneurs d\'ordres de vos clients, vous serez positionné(e) sur des sujets technologiques innovants et à forte valeur ajoutée. Vos missions seront les suivantes : - Recueillir et analyser le besoin, - Rédiger les spécifications fonctionnelles et techniques, - Concevoir et réaliser les développements, - Gérer les différentes phases de tests et recette, - Maintenir les environnements de développement et d\'intégration, - Rédiger et gérer des livrables, - Maintenir les applications et suivre les évolutions. Cette description prend en compte les principales responsabilités ; elle est variable selon les projets et n’est pas limitative. Votre profil : Vous avez une formation technique d’un niveau Bac +5 (école d’ingénieur ou cursus universitaire) et disposez d’une expérience significative d\'au moins 2 ans dans le développement. Vous avez acquis une expertise dans les outils et technologies suivants : • Les langages et frameworks : Java JEE / Hibernate / Spring / HTML5 / CSS3 / Javascript / AngularJS-2-4 / NodeJS / Bootstrap / • WebServices : REST/ Soap. • Les bases de données : Oracle / MySQL • Les outils de génie logiciel : Eclipse / JHipster / SonarQube / Git. • Les outils de tests : DBUnit / TestNG / Selenium / Jira / Mantis. • Les outils d\'intégration et déploiement continus : Maven / Jenkins / Docker / Ansible. • La méthode Agile (Scrum) et les principes DevOps. Passionné(e), vous aimez prendre des initiatives et vous êtes reconnu(e) pour votre capacité à évoluer au sein d\'une équipe et autour de projets communs. Dôté(e) d’une détermination à toute épreuve, votre capacité d’adaptation vous permettra une intégration rapide dans un nouvel environnement. Langues : Français courant, Anglais technique Localisation : Lyon, France
          

Map Pins (1.58)

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Donations for Elsweyr collected: Full. Thanks for your support! New updates are coming.

Frequently asked questions:
>Are you planning to add eidetic memory books?
No. You can use LoreBooks ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info288-LoreBooks.html") add-on.
>Can you add quests?
No. You can use Quest Map ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1022-QuestMap.html") add-on.
>I can not see on my map.
>How to enable pins?
>Can you add it in menu options?
Just enable it in Map>Filters (see screenshot).
>I do not see some pins on my map.
Check Add-on path. It must be "AddOns\MapPins". Not "AddOns\MapPins\MapPins", not "AddOns\MapPins 204957", etc.
>I do not see bosses pins in pledges.
They are lineal, all bosses are in the way. There is no need to add this pins.


Little add-on (400kb). It adds additional pins on your ingame map.
- Dungeon Bosses
- Skyshards
- Lore books
- Treasure and survey maps
- Unknown POI
- Mundus description
- Crafting Station description
- Chests (known base and ability to add new)
- Vimpire, Werewolf shrines
- Fishing nodes
- Morrowind:
Vivec Lessons
Ancestral Tombs
Pilgrim's Path
- World achievements:
I like M'aiq
Lightbringer
Give to the Poor
Crime Pays
Peacemaker
- Undaunted:
This One's on Me
Undaunted rescuer
- Orsinium:
One Last Brawl
Orsinium Patron
Wrothgar Relic Hunter
- Thieves guild:
Breaking and Entering
A Cutpurse Above
- Summerset:
Summerset Relics
Time Rifts
Message in Bottle
World event
- Clockwork city:
Precursor Maker
- Murkmire:
Chronic Chronogler
Poems of Nothing
Achievement quests
Surreptitiously Shadowed
Swamp Rescuer
Vine-Tongue Traveler
- Elsweyr:
Mural Mender

This add-on do not use any map librares, it works directly with ingame map, so it is fast as possible.
This add-on have no menu. To enable/disable pins use map filters (see screenshot).
Default size for pins is 20. Use slash command: /pinsize 16-40 to change it.

See also:
Info Panel ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1831-InfoPanel.html")
Group Loot Notifier ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1618-GroupLootNotifier.html")
Chat Tab Selector ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1674-ChatTabSelector.html")
Bandits Gear Manager ("https://www.esoui.com/downloads/fileinfo.php?id=2218")
Bandits Loot Manager ("https://www.esoui.com/downloads/info2279-BanditsLootManager.html")
Bandits Alchemy Helper ("https://www.esoui.com/downloads/info2487-BanditsAlchemyHelper.html")
Bandits User Interface ("http://www.esoui.com/downloads/info1643-BanditsUserInterface.html")

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The Washington Post: Full Stack Engineer - Contract to Hire

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Application Instructions Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. Job Description The Washington Post is hiring a full stack engineer for Arc. In this role, you will work with product, design and business to build out the next generation of admin tools for the Arc platform. Responsibilities: Build and scale an admin experience for business, marketing, etc. Developing new, and contributing to existing, platforms that have a critical role in the digital landscape that supports the Arc platform tools Exploring and bringing new technologies and architectures to our technology landscape. Building and deploying to production, making the lives of our users better, helping further support the business objectives of the Post. Building and scaling apps from scratch. Requirements: Bachelor's degree in computer science, equivalent field, or equivalent experience. React.js experience desired. 2+ years of creating user facing experiences on production sites. 2+ years of experience with client side languages (e.g.,JavaScript, HTML5, CSS). Experience in server side technologies (Python, Java, Node. MongoDB.) Experience with DevOps technologies like Docker, Jenkins and AWS Products. Familiarity with Git. Ability to deal with ambiguity and work in a highly agile environment. Strong desire to learn new technologies and a willingness to tackle complex, technical problems.
          

Nasce l’associazione Aziende Produttive Ardoresi

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A distanza di meno di due mesi da quando il sindaco di Ardore, Giuseppe Campisi, con avviso pubblico, chiedeva a tutti gli imprenditori ed i commercianti del luogo di riunirsi e fare rete, un gruppo di cittadini, rappresentanti di aziende operanti in paese, di diversi rami produttivi e commerciali, sono riusciti a creare un sodalizio che è stato regolarmente registrato con atto costitutivo e statuto. Nell’ultima riunione che ha preceduto l’ufficializzazione, l’assise ha deciso di darsi come nome “aziende produttive ardoresi - APA” proprio perché è aperta a tutti gli imprenditori e non solo ai commercianti. Ci sono già circa trenta adesioni e quasi cento attività interessate ad aderire. Il direttivo è composto da ben diciassette rappresentanti, segno di grande apertura, grande entusiasmo e voglia di adoperarsi. Le cariche statutarie previste per legge sono state assegnate partendo dalla designazione, avvenuta all’unanimità, di Francesco Patea, noto commerciante del luogo, ardorese doc, titolare di un supermercato ad Ardore Marina. Il presidente ha poi dato alcune deleghe ferma restando la volontà sancita di coinvolgere sempre tutta l’assemblea su ogni attività che verrà programmata. Vice presidente quindi sarà Fortunato Sollazzo, Segretario Maurizio Macri e Tesoriere Saverio Morabito. Tra i restanti quattordici imprenditori che hanno dato iniziale disponibilità ad adoperarsi dedicando un po’ più di tempo degli altri, Rodolfo Ammirato sarà l’addetto alla comunicazione e già nelle prossime assemblee verrano scelti i componenti del collegio dei revisori dei conti e dei probiviri. I temi caldi per ora sono molteplici, ma due in particolare: la presenza con proprie manifestazioni durante le imminenti festività natalizie, ed una programmazione coordinata e seria sul da farsi per stimolare l’economia comunale aiutando la ripresa degli acquisti e l’incremento del turismo. L’APA è ovviamente sempre aperta a chiunque voglia aderire tesserandosi e diventando protagonista del futuro economico del paese. 

Direttivo APA

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Ardore: Nasce l’applicazione del Comune

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A pochi mesi dall’insediamento dell’amministrazione targata Campisi sono già tanti i punti programmatici realizzati, è un altro tassello da aggiungere quest’oggi è l’applicazione comunale. Progetto presentato dal consigliere Marco Pulitanó e approvato in giunta nella delibera del 18 giugno scorso.
A cosa serve l’applicazione ? 
L’app. “Comune di Ardore” è stata pensata come un servizio utile ai cittadini, ai turisti e anche alle istituzioni. Un unico posto in cui potrai trovare gli eventi e le ultime notizie in tempo reale sul Comune di Ardore e non solo. All’interno sono presenti diversi servizi utili per l’informazione, la possibilità di partecipare a sondaggi d’opinione, approfondimenti sui luoghi d’interesse presenti sul territorio e molto altro.
“Innanzi tutto voglio ringraziare il sindaco Campisi e tutti i componenti della giunta per la fiducia  che mi è stata data”, ha dichiarato Marco Pulitanò, promotore dell’iniziatica, “ringrazio ancora Agata Varacalli - dirigente dell’area amministrativa ed il suo collaboratore Carmine Capogreco, che si occuperà della gestione, ma i meriti vanno sopratutto a Stanislav Sidorov, giovane ucraino intraprendente che vive a roccella da molti anni, ingegnere del progetto Shareland che aiuta ad avvicinare i cittadini agli enti istituzionali attraverso strumenti utili ed innovativi.”
Il sindaco Giuseppe Campisi ha infine dichiarato: “Sono molto contento di questo progetto, l’applicazione comunale è simbolo di rinnovamento, col quale possiamo pensare in maniera molto positiva al futuro della Nostra cittadina.”

Coordinamento Ardore Terra Madre

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Energy Advisors στη Sales Promotion Center S.A. (Κομοτηνή)

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To Sales Promotion Center S.A. εταιρία παροχής ολοκληρωμένων και εξειδικευμένων υπηρεσιών προώθησης πωλήσεων και marketing αναζητά στην πόλη της Κομοτηνής για λογαριασμό μεγάλης εταιρίας παροχής ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας Energy Advisors για πώληση υπηρεσιών παροχής ηλεκτρικής ενέργειας και φυσικού αερίου.

Aναλυτικότερα στο αρχείο που επισυνάπτεται.


          

2 θέσεις εργασίας στην ΚΩΤΣΟΒΟΛΟΣ (Καβάλα)

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Η ΚΩΤΣΟΒΟΛΟΣ αλυσίδα καταστημάτων λιανικής πώλησης ηλεκτρικών και ηλεκτρονικών ειδών, για το κατάστημα της στην Καβάλα, ζητά:

Tεχνικός Ηλέκτρονικών Υπολογιστών


          

Προσωπικό στον Όμιλο ΑΛΦΑ ΒΗΤΑ ΒΑΣΙΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ στην Καβάλα

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Ο Όμιλος ΑΛΦΑ ΒΗΤΑ ΒΑΣΙΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ αναζητά προσωπικό για το κατάστημα στην ΚΑΒΑΛΑ

Η εταιρεία ενδιαφέρεται να προσλάβει προσωπικό για τα κάτωθι τμήματα:

• Οπωροπωλείο
• Αλλοιώσιμα


          

Οδηγοί & Συνοδοί Χρηματαποστολών στον όμιλο Brink's Hellas (Αλεξανδρούπολη)

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Ο όμιλος Brink's Hellas Οδηγούς και Συνοδούς Χρηματαποστολών για την Αλεξανδρούπολη.

Tα προσόντα σου:

Άδεια εργασίας ΙΕΠΥΑ Ν. 2518/97 σε ισχύ
Άδεια οδήγησης Β' ή Γ' κατηγορίας
Δυνατότητα για πλήρη απασχόληση
Απολυτήριο λυκείου
Γνώση αγγλικών (επιθυμητή, αλλά όχι απαραίτητη)
Eκπληρωμένες στρατιωτικές υποχρεώσεις (για τους άντρες υποψηφίους)
Τα καθήκοντά σου:


          

Μηχανικός/ Τεχνικός Ασφαλείας (Θάσος)

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Η GEP, η μεγαλύτερη εταιρεία Συμβούλων υγείας και ασφάλειας της εργασίας στην Ελλάδα, επιθυμεί άμεση συνεργασία με Μηχανικούς Πανελλαδικά που θα αναλάβουν τον ρόλο του Τεχνικού Ασφάλειας στην περιοχή της Θάσου.

Απαιτούμενα προσόντα
- Απόφοιτος/η ΑΕΙ/ΤΕΙ κατεύθυνσης Μηχανολόγου Μηχανικού, Ηλεκτρολόγου Μηχανικού, Πολιτικού Μηχανικού και Χημικού Μηχανικού
- Καλή γνώση Ηλεκτρονικών Υπολογιστών
- Καλή γνώση Αγγλικών
- Ικανότητα διαπροσωπικής επικοινωνίας και ομαδικής συνεργασίας
- Εκπληρωμένες στρατιωτικές υποχρεώσεις για τους άνδρες υποψηφίους


          

Χημικός - Μηχανολόγος - Ηλεκτρολόγος Μηχανικός (Νέα Καρβάλη Καβάλας)

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Η εταιρεία PFIC LTD ζητάει να προσλάβει στο εργοστάσιο παραγωγής λιπασμάτων που διατηρεί στην Νέα Καρβάλη στο Νομό Καβάλας, ΔΙΠΛΩΜΑΤΟΥΧΟ ΧΗΜΙΚΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟ, ΜΗΧΑΝΟΛΟΓΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟ, ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΛΟΓΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΟ ΠΟΛΥΤΕΧΝΙΚΗΣ ΣΧΟΛΗΣ


          

Μηχανικός Εκμετάλλευσης (Καβάλα)

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H ManpowerGroup για λογαριασμό πελάτη της, μεγάλης εταιρίας στον χώρο της, αναζητά Μηχανικό Εκμετάλλευσης για την πόλη της Καβάλας.

Αναλυτικότερα


          

Hotel Manager και Reservations Manager (Θάσος)

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Ξενοδοχείο 5 αστέρων στη Θάσο:

Hotel Manager – Θάσος

Reservations Manager – Θάσος


          

Πολιτικός Μηχανικός ή Αρχιτέκτονας σε τεχνικό γραφείο στην Καβάλα

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Τεχνικό Γραφείο με έδρα την Καβάλα ενδιαφέρεται για την ειδικότητα του Πολιτικού Μηχανικού ή Αρχιτέκτονα.

ΠΡΟΦΙΛ ΥΠΟΨΗΦΙΟΥ

· Ελάχιστη απαιτούμενη εμπειρία: (1) ένα έτος,

· Πολύ καλή γνώση Αγγλικών,

· Πολύ καλή χρήση Η/Υ και ειδικότερα των προγραμμάτων AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, χρήση μηχανών αναζήτησης Google,

· Κάτοχος διπλώματος οδήγησης αυτοκινήτου,

· Κάτοικος Καβάλας.

Θα προτιμηθεί άτομο με:


          

Θέσεις εργασίας στην Xenios Gate (Θάσος)

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Η εταιρία XENIOS GATE με τέσσερις ξενοδοχειακές μονάδες στη Θάσο αναζητά για τα ξενοδοχεία της, για τη σεζόν 2020 τις παρακάτω θέσεις:

Παιδαγωγός


          

Погляд у майбутнє...

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Шановна Ларисо, слухав вас на радіо «Свобода» 11.07.07.


          

Iнтеграційний план

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Саміт інтеграції, який пройшов у четвер у Берліні, загрожував закінчитися скандалом після того, як чотири турецькі громади Німеччини бойк


          

Традиції та сучасність

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Виставка під такою назвою, розгорнута нещодавно в приміщенні Чернівецького обласного краєзнавчого музею, надає можливість буковинцям позн


          

«Четверта фаза»

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Президент США Джордж Буш не має наміру виводити війська з Іраку.


          

Культурний тиждень

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Як завжди, минулий тиждень для респондентів «Дня» був дуже цікавим і, скажімо, особливо культурним.


          

У чому проявляється європейськість?

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Як відомо, зі звернення до Духа Святого ми кожен день починаємо своє існування і життя.


          

Sahitya Akademy for Patangia, Brahma

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The Sahitya Akademy has announced its award to prolific writers Arupa Patangia Kalita and UG Brahma for 2014.

Dr Kalita, who teaches English at Tangla College is known for her epoch making novels and short stories has been announced the award for her fiction in Assamese. The author of 10 novels has already received literary awards which include Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Award, Katha Prize and Prabina Saikia Award.


          

New Left Memories

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New Left Memories Geoffrey Wed, 11/06/2019 - 10:26
          

Global Left Midweek - 1968 in 2019

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How Top 2020 Democrats Are Trying to Win Over Union Members

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How Top 2020 Democrats Are Trying to Win Over Union Members Greg Tue, 11/05/2019 - 21:04
          

Chicago Teachers Didn’t Win Everything, But They’ve Transformed the City—And the Labor Movement

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McConnell Brags He and Trump Are 'Changing the Federal Courts Forever' With Extreme Right-Wing Judges

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Climate Crisis: 11,000 Scientists Warn of ‘Untold Suffering’

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The New Middle East That’s Coming

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The New Middle East That’s Coming Judy Tue, 11/05/2019 - 18:29
          

Media Bits and Bytes - November 5, 2019

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Interview with John Sayles: "If They Can Do It by Busting a Union, They’ll Do It”

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Медіаспільното, час визначитися!

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9 загиблих українських бійців за добу (станом на середину дня 20 липня), ще 6 поранено.


          

Між Сціллою і Харібдою

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Живописний проект, що його демонструють у Палаці мистецтв, об’єднав митців із Києва, Львова, Тернополя, Одеси, Харкова і Гданська, які у


          

«Щоб критично мислити, потрібно мати ціннісну платформу»

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Уже традиційно гостею Літньої школи журналістики «Дня» стала міністр освіти і науки Лілія ГРИНЕВИЧ. І також традиційно учасники ЛШЖ підготували їй гострі запитання. Літньошколярі, які вчаться у різних вишах України та за кордоном, відчувають проблеми української освіти на собі.


          

«У нас є культ успіху, але немає культу повсякденної роботи»

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Цьогорічним літньошколярам «Дня» пощастило: їм випала нагода поговорити з Андрієм Любкою — талановитим письменником, перекладачем, блогер


          

«Реанімація пам’яті»

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На ній можна відшукати споруди, яких уже не існує.


          

Украдений Луганськ

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Коли в центрі столиці спілкуються два луганчанина, то підсвідомо виникає відчуття, що життя у нас розламалося навпіл.


          

Що робити з недоторканністю депутатів?

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«Її дійсно треба реформувати. Але для цього можна змінювати закони, а не Конституцію», — Віктор ШИШКІН

Тема зняття депутатської недоторканності не нова, можна навіть сказати, хронічно актуальна. Особливо на тлі останніх подій із позбавлення імунітету кількох народних депутатів — Довгого, Полякова, Розенблата, Добкіна... Інша справа, що за великим рахунком це шоу і гра, направлена на імітацію і відволікання уваги, ніж на справжню боротьбу з корупцією і бажання притягнути до відповідальності згаданих депутатів.


          

Коли українську економіку вперше «контузило»?

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Альтернативний відлік «контрреволюції» за версією Володимира Ланового

Росія намагається переконати весь світ у тому, що Україна — це failed state, яка не здатна відбутися ні політично, ні економічно. Цю «спецоперацію» Кремль запустив практично одразу після проголошення нами незалежності. Дестабілізація України йшла по всіх фронтах: політичному, освітньому, економічному...


          

День великої крові

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Дев’ять загиблих, сім поранених, один полонений. Як відреагували українські ЗМІ і суспільство?

20 липня був трагічний день для України... І хотілося б звернути увагу не просто на суть подій, а на те, як їх висвітлювали ЗМІ. Адже саме від картинки і слів журналістів суспільство здебільшого бачить і розуміє, чим живе країна. Із самого ранку в четвер журналісти, громадські активісти та окремі політики зібралися на перехресті вулиць Івана Франка та Богдана Хмельницького в Києві.


          

«Працювати «національною збірною»

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Розмова учасників Літньої школи журналістики «Дня» з головою комітету Верховної Ради у закордонних справах Ганною Гопко 


          

Iван Драч: двотомна панорама

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Однією з дат минулого 2016 року було 80-річчя поета Івана Драча. Тоді ж у видавництві «Фоліо» з’явився двотомник його вибраних творів.


          

Про майбутнє українських медіа

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Рейтинг тем, на які пишуть українські ЗМІ, не збігається з рейтингом тем, яким — на думку експертів — медіа мають приділяти увагу.


          

Хто кого?

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На наших телеканалах пройшло повідомлення, яке змусило пригадати події нещодавнього минулого, пов’язані із загибеллю в авіакатастрофі рос


          

Кисень нації і озон мистецтва

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Особлива зустріч із особливою людиною.


          

E. H. Knodel & Co. (City Directory advertisement)

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E. H. KNODEL & CO. Guarantee Satisfaction la Style and Quality MERCHANT TAILORS.
          

15 Killed In Deadliest Attack To Hit Thailand's Restive South In Years

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Gunmen opened fire on security forces and civilian volunteers at a checkpoint in Thailand's restive south on Tuesday night, killing at least 15 people in what is believed to be the deadliest single attack in the region in years.

More than 7,000 people have been killed since a separatist rebellion started in southern Thailand in 2004, according to Deep South Watch, which monitors violence there. The region is predominantly Muslim and was annexed from Malaysia by Buddhist-majority Thailand more than 100 years ago.

"This is likely the work of the insurgents," Col. Pramote Prom-in, a military regional security spokesman, told Reuters.

The floor of the checkpoint was soaked in blood and the walls covered in bullet holes, as forensic police combed through the grisly debris Wednesday morning. Most of the dead were village defense force volunteers in Yala Province, as reporter Michael Sullivan told NPR from Chiang Rai, Thailand. At least five other people were wounded

Security officials say the unidentified attackers tried to make it difficult for victims to escape and for rescue workers and security backup to get to the scene. "The insurgents scattered road spikes, set fire to tyres, felled a tree and bombed a power pole to obstruct pursuit," the Bangkok Post reported.

About 10 gunmen sneaked through a rubber plantation in Yala Province to approach the checkpoint, according to the newspaper. During the attack, they stole "an assault rifle, two shotguns and five pistols from the checkpoint victims."

Army spokesman Col. Kiattisak Neewong told The Associated Press that officials recovered bloody clothes at the scene, a sign that some of the attackers may have been wounded. Four of the people killed were women and one was a doctor, according to the spokesman.

There were also reports of a second checkpoint attack on the same night, according to the Post, though nobody was reported to have been injured there.

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has vowed to better protect these volunteer forces at checkpoints, according to the AP, saying Tuesday night's attack could be an indication that rebels are planning to target them more frequently.

"Normally the insurgents don't hit these village volunteers because they are considered civilians, unless they [cross] the line and become part of state apparatus," Don Pathan, an expert on southern Thailand, told Reuters.

The rebels are seeking greater autonomy or even independence in southern Thailand. "The southern provinces are among the country's poorest and least developed," as Sullivan reported over a decade ago, soon after the violence started. "Many Muslims in the south say that's no accident. They accuse Bangkok of systematic neglect and discrimination."

It's not clear which group carried out this attack, though the attack is similar in style to others carried out by the separatist group Barisan Revolusi Nasional, the BBC reported.

Since 2013, the number of violent incidents per month in the south has slowly ratcheted downward, as has the number of dead or injured, according to data from Deep South Watch.

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2019-2020 School Play at Spanish Oaks

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2019-2020 School Play at Spanish Oaks

 

We are excited to announce our school play for this school year.  It will be Disney's Lion King KIDS.  Students in 3rd-6th grade are welcome to audition.  There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting Thursday, November 21, at 7:00 pm in the gym.  Below is the survey link to sign up for auditions.  The survey must be completed PRIOR to the mandatory parent meeting.  Auditions will be Tuesday, December 3, from 4:00-6:00 pm and Wednesday, December 4, from 4:00-6:00 pm in the gym.  Practices will begin after winter break and the performances will take place the third week of March.

We look forward to working with your children!

Thank you! 
Amy Lewis

 


          

Venom details, Johnny English Strikes Again, a Psycho Legacy Collection update from Turbine & MUCH more

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Psycho Complete Legacy Collection (Blu-ray Disc)

We’ve got a bunch more new Blu-ray reviews for you to check out today, including Tim’s take on Ash vs Evil Dead: The Complete Collection from Starz and Lionsgate, Single White Female from Scream Factory, and the Zombie: Limited Edition from Blue Underground, David’s look at The Bravados from Twilight Time and The Satanic Rites of Dracula from Warner Archive, and finally Dr. Adam Jahnke’s updated look at Trick ’r Treat from Scream Factory.

We’ve got a quick news update for you today, starting with word that Sony’s Venom – which as we’ve revealed streets on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 12/18 (with the digital release due on 12/11) – will include a Venom Mode pop-up trivia option, 3 deleted and extended scenes, 5 featurettes (From Symbiote to Screen, The Lethal Protector in Action, Venom Vision, Designing Venom, and Symbiote Secrets), 8 Pre-Vis sequences, the Sunflower music video (by Post Malone and Swae Lee), and a sneak peek of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Audio on the 4K version at least will include Dolby Atmos, with HDR10 high dynamic range. [Read on here...]

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Also today, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has officially set Johnny English Strikes Again for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/22, with the Digital release due on 1/8. Extras will include 7 featurettes. It appears there’s no US 4K Ultra HD release planned at this time.

Meanwhile, Kino Lorber Studio Classics will release a trio of films starring Alec Guinness on Blu-ray and DVD soon, including Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Lavender Hill Mob (1951), and The Man in the White Suit (1951). Street date is TBA.

KL Studio Classics has also announced that they’re working on a Blu-ray and DVD release of John Huston’s Phobia (1980).

Also today, Turbine Media has just announced the details on their German (but all-region) Blu-ray release of The Psycho Legacy Collection: Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box set (Thanks to Bits reader Andrew D. for the heads-up). In addition to the world premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s original classic uncut on Blu-ray Disc for the first time (the difference is just a few seconds of footage), the set will include Psycho II, III, and IV, plus the remake, the Bates Motel TV movie, the feature-length documentaries The Making of Psycho, Psycho Legacy, and 78/52, and significant legacy extras (over 15 hours of material, including audio commentaries and 4x3/SD “Retro” versions) on 8 Blu-rays. The package will also include the 120-page The Psycho Files book by Tobias Hohmann (in German), A1 posters, 6 art cards, a replica of Sam Loomis’ letter from the film (in English and German), 25 sheets Bates Motel notepaper, and a Bates Motel “Do Not Disturb” door hanger. The video bonus features (and audio commentaries) are presented in the original English language with optional German subtitles. You can read the full disc-by-disc breakdown here. And you can pre-order the title here, or by clicking on the cover artwork below.

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A couple additional notes: Mill Creek Entertainment has moved the street date for The Shield: The Complete Series on Blu-ray from 12/11 to 12/18. Adjust your plans accordingly.

Warner Bros Home Entertainment is releasing a new “streamlined” version of their Batman: The Complete Animates Series Blu-ray packaging, sans swag. Look for it to become available as the Limited Edition runs out.

And for those of you who have been waiting for a 6-film package to purchase the Mission: Impossible films on 4K Ultra HD, wait no longer. One streets next Tuesday (12/4) the same day as Mission: Impossible – Fallout on disc. We’ll have a review of that film on 4K soon. You can see the packaging and pre-order the set below.

Here’s a look at the cover art for a few of the titles mentioned above (click to pre-order them on Amazon, if available)...

Venom (4K Ultra HD) Psycho Complete Legacy Collection (Blu-ray Disc) The Lion King (4K Ultra HD)

Batman: The Complete Animated Series (Slim pack Blu-ray Disc) Mission: Impossible - Fallout (4K Ultra HD) Mission: Impossible - 6-Film Collection (4K Ultra HD)

Stay tuned…

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Cloverfield Paradox BD, Old Man and the Gun, Deuce: S2, Miyazaki documentary & Doctor Strange/Captain America 4K

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The Old Man and the Gun (Blu-ray Disc)

We’re kicking things off with a trio of additional Blu-ray reviews, including Dennis’ take on Deadbeat at Dawn from Arrow, Tim’s look at Torso, also from Arrow, and David’s thoughts on The Last Hurrah from Twilight Time.

We’ve also got a bit of new announcement news for you...

First, Paramount has just officially announced the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Cloverfield Paradox on 2/5. This has, up until now, been a Netflix exclusive. The film will include Dolby Atmos audio and two featurettes, Things Are Not as They Appear: The Making of The Cloverfield Paradox and Shepard Team: The Cast.

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has just set The Hate U Give for release on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 1/22. Extras will include audio commentary (by George Tillman, Jr., Amandla Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Angie Thomas, and Craig Hayes), 3 extended scenes, and 6 featurettes. Audio is 7.1 DTS-HD MA on the Blu-ray editions. [Read on here...]

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Fox has also set The Old Man and the Gun for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 1/15, with the Digital release due 1/1. Extras will include audio commentary by writer/director David Lowery, a gallery, and 5 featurettes.

Meanwhile, HBO has set The Deuce: The Complete Second Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/5, with the Digital release set for 12/3. Extras will include a trio of featurettes.

Speaking of Arrow, the company has confirmed their December Blu-ray slate as follows: Look for The Serpent’s Egg on 12/4, the De Palma & De Niro: The Early Years – Limited Edition, The Apartment, and Django: Limited Edition (in both regular and Steelbook packaging) on 12/11, and Bloody Birthday on 12/18.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has announced a couple more February titles, including Burt Lancaster’s The Midnight Man (1974) and George Cukor’s A Bill of Divorcement (1940) aka Never to Love. Look for both of them on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/26.

And GKids and Fathom Events are bringing the Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki documentary to theaters on 12/13 and 12/18 in select theaters. We certainly hope to see this on Blu-ray eventually too. Here’s the trailer for the film...

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Speaking of trailers, we hear there’s a new Avengers trailer hitting the Interwebs tomorrow, so prepare yourselves for the meltdown.

Finally today, and on that note, we’re hearing from multiple industry and retail sources now that the next Marvel catalog titles to arrive on 4K Ultra HD early next year, tied to either Captain Marvel or the next Avengers film, will be Doctor Strange and Captain America: The First Avenger. As I mentioned yesterday, Doctor Strange actually has an Amazon listing with a street date of 1/15. The listing doesn’t specify the format, but the $34.99 SRP suggests 4K. Meanwhile, Captain America: The First Avenger recently popped up on Amazon.fr with a February street date. We suspect the street dates are still fluid, but we also strong believe both titles are on the way to the format. We’ve updated our 4K Ultra HD Release List here at The Bits accordingly.

That’s all for now. Stay tuned...

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Horror of Dracula, Venom, How to Train Your Dragon & more new announcements, plus RIP Bertolucci, Roeg & Jay

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Venom (4K Ultra HD)

Hope you guys all had a terrific Thanksgiving week. We’re back to day with reviews and some new announcement news as well.

First those reviews…

Our own Tim Salmons has checked in with his thoughts on Scream Factory’s Candyman: Collector’s Edition as well as Arrow Video’s 12 Monkeys: Special Edition, both of them on Blu-ray. And Dennis Sueling has a look at the recent Papillon remake on Blu-ray too from Universal. Enjoy!

Also, today is Cyber Monday, so if you’re shopping for bargains on Amazon.com, we’d sure appreciate it if you started by clicking to them through one of our affiliate links (like this one). It helps to support our work here at the site and we do appreciate it. [Read on here...]

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Speaking of which, we’ve also just posted the weekly update of the Release Dates & Artwork section with all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon pre-order links. By the way, there’s a bunch of UK Blu-ray 3D titles starting to appear on Amazon US too, so be sure to watch for them when you’re shopping over there.

Now then… let’s start with 4K Ultra HD. We’ve updated our 4K Ultra HD Release List here at The Bits to include pre-orders for a whole bunch of upcoming titles on the format, including Disney’s The Lion King and Doctor Strange, Sony’s Venom, Warner’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Crazy Rich Asians, and Creed II, Fox’s Widows, Universal’s The Grinch, How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and Green Book, and Paramount’s Overlord and Mission: Impossible – 6-Movie Collection. So check the list and click the title links above for those. Venom is set for 12/18, The Lion King for 12/4, and Doctor Strange for 1/15.

Also today, our friends at The Warner Archive Collection have just announced the 12/18 Blu-ray release of the Hammer Films classic Horror of Dracula (1958), staring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Sea Hawk (1940) also streets on Blu-ray that day, and look for Popeye the Sailor: The 1940s – Volume 1 and The Blue Night (1973) on Blu-ray on 12/11.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics will release Terence Young’s The Rover (1967) on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/26. Look for Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound (1992 – directed by Paul Bogart) and Roger Young’s The Siege at Ruby Ridge (1996) on DVD on 2/19. Also on 2/19, look for Peter Markle’s Youngblood (1986), Russell Mulcahy’s The Real McCoy (1993), and John McNaughton’s Mad Dog and Glory (1993) on Blu-ray. On 2/12, watch for Randal Kleiser’s Summer Lovers (1982), Sidney Lumet’s The Group (1966), and Gordon Hessler’s Scream and Scream Again (1970). On 2/5, watch for Christopher Morahan’s Diamonds for Breakfast (1968) on Blu-ray and DVD. KLSC is also working on a new Blu-ray of Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le Doulos (1963) from a new 4K restoration (street date TBA).

DreamWorks and Universal are releasing Chicken Run, Joseph: King of Dreams, and The Road to El Dorado on Blu-ray on 1/22, along with How to Train Your Dragon and How to Train Your Dragon 2 on 4K Ultra HD the same day.

Flicker Alley and Blackhawk Films are releasing Méliès: Fairy Tales in Color – 1899-1909 on Blu-ray on 12/18. This includes 12 classic films newly-restored in HD from newly rediscovered nitrate film elements.

Cleopatra Entertainment will release the documentary Life After Flash (about Flash Gordon star Sam Jones) on Blu-ray on 3/26.

And Filmrise will release Dark River on Blu-ray on 3/12.

Finally today, we need to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of director Bernardo Bertolucci (The Last Emperor, The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900) today, and director Nicolas Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Witches) and actor Ricky Jay (Deadwood, Boogie Nights) over the weekend. All will certainly be missed. Click here, here, and here to read more.

We’ll leave you today with a look at fresh cover artwork for some of the titles mentioned above and more. Click on each to pre-order them on Amazon.com if available…

Venom (4K Ultra HD) Horror of Dracula (Blu-ray Disc) The Lion King (4K Ultra HD)

The Pink Panther: Cartoon Collection - Volume 4 (Blu-ray Disc) How to Train Your Dragon (4K Ultra HD) How to Train Your Dragon (4K Ultra HD)

Stay tuned…

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Criterion to launch their own streaming service, plus celebrating A Christmas Story & please shop our Amazon links!

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The Criterion Channel

Before we get started today, we’ve got two more Blu-ray reviews for you...

They include Tim’s look at Ash vs. Evil Dead: The Complete Third Season from Starz and Lionsgate and Dennis’ take on Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Both are pretty good, so do give them a look.

Our own Michael Coate has also posted a new History, Legacy & Showmanship column featuring a look back at Bob Clark’s beloved classic A Christmas Story in honor of the film’s 35th anniversary. The roundtable discussion includes film historians Thomas A. Christie, Caseen Gaines, and Eugene B. Bergmann. Enjoy!

Also, we’ve posted the weekly update of our Release Dates & Artwork section featuring all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. Anytime you order literally anything from Amazon after clicking to them through one of our links, you’re helping to support our work here at The Bits and we appreciate it! [Read on here...]

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Speaking of that, this is obviously Black Friday Deals Week on Amazon. And it would really help our efforts here at The Bits if you would consider starting your Amazon shopping this week by clicking through one of our links first, like this one or the image link below. It really does make a difference for us, so thank you in advance for doing so.

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Now then… the big news today actually broke late last week, and we’ve shared it on our social media already: Criterion has announced that they’re going to be launching their very own streaming service in the wake of AT&T’s planned shutdown of FilmStruck. It will be called The Criterion Channel and the plan is to launch it Spring 2019. The service will have all their movies, all their great programming, everything you’ve come to expect from Criterion and more. And they need your help! We strongly encourage everyone who might be interested – including all you cinephiles out there amoung our loyal Bits readers – to sign up as a charter member of the service. You can do so here.

We look forward to many great years of Criterion content online!

Back tomorrow with more. Stay tuned…

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Criterion’s February slate, plus new Shout, Scream & Kino titles, & William Goldman RIP

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Berlin Alexanderplatz (Criterion Blu-ray Disc)

We our close out of the week with three more new disc reviews…

We’ve got Tim’s take on the Zombiology/Vidar the Vampire double feature Blu-ray from Dread Central and Dennis’ thoughts on The Witch Files on DVD from Dark Sky and Bruce’s Deadly Fingers on Blu-ray from VCI Entertainment. Enjoy!

In terms of news today, our friends at The Criterion Collection have just unveiled their February 2019 slate and it includes some very nice titles indeed. It starts with Ingmar Bergman’s Shame (Spine #961 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 2/5. Next up is Henri-Georges Clouzot’s La vérité (Spine #960 – Blu-ray and DVD) and an upgrade of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s Berlin Alexanderplatz (Spine #411 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 2/12. Then you can look forward to Luchino Visconti’s Death in Venice (Spine #962 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 2/19 and Charles Burnett’s To Sleep with Anger (Spine #963 – Blu-ray and DVD) on 2/26. [Read on here...]

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You can read more about these titles here, and you can see the cover artwork and pre-order them all below from Amazon.com. We’ve updated the 4K Ultra HD Release List accordingly.

In other news today, Shout! Factory has set their next Shout Select Blu-ray titles for release in February, including the Four Weddings and a Funeral: 25th Anniversary Edition on 2/12, Back Beat and The Street Fighter Collection on 2/19, and Used Cars and the Legally Blonde Collection on 2/26. Look also for The Slipper and the Rose on 2/5.

Shout! will also release Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray combo on 2/5.

Meanwhile, Scream Factory will release Mermaids: Lake of the Dead and Black ’47 on 2/5, the Valentine: Collector’s Edition and the Poison Ivy Collection on 2/12, The Return of the Vampire on 2/19, and The Mole People, The Vengeance of She, and Willard on 2/26.

Kino Lorber Studio Classics has also announced a few more titles they have in the works for Blu-ay and DVD, including Rider on the Rain (1970 – coming soon), Dead of Night (1945 – coming soon), The Champagne Murders (1967 – coming soon), Zachariah (1971 – 2/5), and Kotch (1971 – 2/5).

And we’ve learned that Paramount is going to be releasing a Star Trek: Stardate Collection Blu-ray on 2/5. But before you get too excited, this is going to be the exact same box set of the feature films released previously. No word yet on possible 4K Ultra HD releases of any of these films.

Finally today, we’ve like to take a moment to acknowledge the passing of writer William Goldman, the man responsible for the screenplays to such films as All the President’s Men, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Misery, Chaplin, The Stepford Wives, A Bridge too Far, and many more. Goldman was also a novelist, whose work includes Marathon Man and of course the much-beloved The Princess Bride. And he wrote about his profession too, in such books as Adventures in the Screen Trade. Goldman was 87. You can read more about him here at The New York Times.

We’ll leave you with a look at the cover artwork for most of the new Criterion titles and more. Click on the cover art to pre-order each on Amazon.com if available…

Berlin Alexanderplatz (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) Shame (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) La vérité (Criterion Blu-ray Disc)

Death in Venice (Criterion Blu-ray Disc) The Mole People (Blu-ray Disc) The Return of the Vampire (Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for this week. See you back here on Monday. Stay tuned…!

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Smallfoot & Krypton: S1 announced, plus Hellboy (2004) in 4K, Bad Times at the El Royale, new Mill Creek “VHS” Blu-rays & more

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Krull (Blu-ray in VHS packaging)

We’ve got a bunch of new Blu-ray Disc and DVD reviews for you to start the day off right, including Tim’s look at The Princess Bride from Criterion and Night of the Demons (in Steelbook packaging) from Scream Factory, Dennis’ review of Paddington 2 from Warner and Television’s Lost Classics: Volume Two from VCI Entertainment, and David’s take on Goldstone from Lightyear Entertainment and Arizona Raiders (on DVD only) from Umbrella Entertainment. Enjoy!

In announcement news today, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially set the CG-animated Smallfoot for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/11, with the Digital release expected on 12/4. Extras will feature sing-alongs, a featurette, music videos, and the Super Soozie mini-movie. Amazon is still taking pre-orders on a 4K Ultra HD release for this title, but one wasn’t mentioned in the press release. We’ve asked the studio to clarify and will post an update here when they do.

Warner has also announced Krypton: The Complete First Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 3/5. Extras will include featurettes, the show’s Comic-Con panel, deleted scenes, and a gag reel. [Read on here...]

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Best Buy just posted a listing for what looks like a 4K Ultra HD release of the original Hellboy (2004) film on 3/5/19 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, no doubt timed to promote the theatrical release of the new Hellboy (2019) reboot from Lionsgate on 4/12/2019.

20th Century Fox’s Bad Times at the El Royale has officially been set for Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD release on 1/1.

Speaking of, Lionsgate will release Justin MacGregor’s Best F(r)iends: Volumes 1 and 2 on Blu-ray on 1/22.

Film Movement will release two new titles by director Takeshi Kitano on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/27, including Outrage Code and the 3 Films by Takeshi Kitano Collection, which features Violent Cop, Boiling Point, and Hana-Bi.

Shout! Factory and GKids will release the anime Lu Over the Wall on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/5. They also have the anime The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl due on both formats on 1/29.

Scream Factory has set Christian Duguay’s Screamers for Blu-ray release on 1/29. They also have The Howling II due on Blu-ray on 1/15.

Scream has also announced that they’re releasing The Mangler on Blu-ray on 12/11, mastered from a new 4K scan of the original camera negative and featuring audio commentary by co-writer Stephen David Brooks, and a new interview with actor Robert Englund.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has set Assassination Nation for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/18.

Briarcliff Entertainment will release Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 documentary on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/18 as well.

The Cinema Guild will release Jeff Malmberg’s Marwencol: Special Edition on Blu-ray on 12/18 too, featuring lost scenes, additional story sequences, deleted scenes, and more.

Arrow Video will release Luciano Ercoli’s The Forbidden Photos of A Lady Above Suspicion (1970) on Blu-ray on 1/15. They also have Gilbert Moses’ Willie Dynamite (1974) due on 1/8.

Here’s something interesting: Mill Creek Entertainment is releasing a series of 1980s B-movies on Blu-ray in “retro VHS-look packaging” on 1/15 (they’ve apparently been retail exclusives thus far), including Krull, Hardbodies, Last Action Hero, Silent Rage, Happy Birthday to Me, and Who’s Harry Crumb? You can see the Krull packaging above left.

Section 23 and Maiden Japan will release the Human Crossing: Complete Collection anime on Blu-ray on 1/8.

HBO is releasing Judd Apatow’s The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling on Blu-ray on 12/18.

We recently reviewed Indicator’s William Castle at Columbia: Volume One Blu-ray box set here at The Bits. Fans of that will be pleased to know that the William Castle at Columbia: Volume Two box set is due on 12/14, featuring Zotz!, 12 Frightened Girls!, The Old Dark House, and Strait-Jacket. You can pre-order it on Amazon here.

Finally today, Bits reader Andrew D asked Turbine Media Group in Germany for clarification on the differences in running time between the “unrated” version of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho that they’re including in their Psycho Legacy Collection: Limited Edition Blu-ray box set due on 1/31/19 in Germany (it’s coded for region A, B and C – click here to pre-order it from Amazon.de) and the U.S. theatrical release. Here’s their response:

“We’re talking roughly 20 secs [longer] here. Then... from what we’re researched... there’s no US cut or German cut. Apparently Hitchcock delivered a single cut to the studio. This was submitted to the appropriate ratings boards (especially MPAA and BBFC). Then, and this is what we (strongly) assume, Universal edited the film to release it. For some reason, all or some German prints were not censored. One of these prints ended up being used for a telecine for German TV in the 90s, after which the print was sent to storage. We were able to track this down with the help of a genius at Universal (going through old delivery notes). So we regard this version as the true original version, which by today’s standards presumably would be the so called “unrated version” – with the exception that this was in fact rated (16 and above) in Germany.”

Thanks to Andrew for sending that along. Note that this “unrated” cut will be included in the box in two versions: The original English and a German-dubbed version (with German opening and closing credits, and a replacement shot of Loomis writing a letter in German instead of English as in the English version). Again, you can pre-order the set here and you can see the opening packaging below:

Psycho Legacy Collection: Deluxe Edition

All right, that’s all for today. Stay tuned...!

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Another 2001 4K delay, Hell Fest, Sopranos: Complete Series BD sale, new Kino Lorber Studio Classics titles & more

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2001: A Space Odyssey

We start with more new Blu-rays here at the site today, including Dennis’ look at Brian De Palma’s Sisters (1973) now on Blu-ray from Criterion, Tim’s look at the new Army of Darkness Steelbook edition from Scream/Shout! Factory, and David’s review of The Principal from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Enjoy!

Also today, we have an update on the availability of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s 2001: A Space Odyssey in 4K Ultra HD. The title had been delayed from 10/30 to 11/20. Now we’re hearing from readers that retailers are telling them to expect the title on 12/18.

The delay appears to be due to a lack of replication capacity. That’s not uncommon going into the holiday season, but it appears to be worse this year. So adjust your plans accordingly.

In announcement news today, Shout! Factory has set the Legally Blonde Collection: Shout Select Blu-ray set for release on 2/26/19. [Read on here...]

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Meanwhile, Scream Factory has just set their Starman: Collector’s Edition for Blu-ray release on 12/18. All the previous extras will carry over, along with the all-new They Came from Hollywood: Re-visiting Starman featurette (with director John Carpenter, actors Jeff Bridges, Charles Martin Smith, and script supervisor Sandy King-Carpenter).

The Warner Archive Collection has just released Tarzan’s Greatest Adventure (1959) on Blu-ray, along with the Hammer Dracula title The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973).

Lionsgate has just set I Still See You for Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital release on 12/11. They’ve also set Viking Destiny for release on all three formats on 12/4. And they’ve set Weightless for Digital only release on 12/18.

Lionsgate has also set Hell Fest for release on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 1/8, with the Digital release expected on 12/28. The 4K Ultra HD version will include DTS:X audio and Dolby Vision HDR.

We’ve updated the 4K Ultra HD Release List here at The Bits with Hell Fest, the new street date for 2001, and new Amazon.com pre-order links for Paramount’s Overlord, Universal’s Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, and Lionsgate’s Evil Dead 2.

Also today, Arrow Video is releasing Guillermo Del Toro’s Crimson Peak on Blu-ray on 1/15/18 as a 2-disc limited edition loaded with content.

Any there any Sopranos fans in the house? HBO’s Sopranos: The Complete Series Blu-ray box set is just $49.99 on Amazon at the moment. That’s 50% off the SRP. Act quick if you’re interested.

Our friends at Kino Lorber Studio Classics have announced a number of good Blu-ray and/or DVD titles recently, including Silent Scream (1979 for Scorpion Releasing) on 12/4. Look for Tell Them Willie Boys Is Here (1969), The Appaloosa (1966), and The Bounty (1984) on Blu-ray, plus The Comeback Kid (1980 TV Movie) and Pray TV (1982 TV Movie) on DVD only on 1/2. These will be followed by What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice (1969), Street Law (1974 for Code Red), and Blind Date (1984 for Scorpion Releasing) on 1/8.

Kino Lorber Studio Classic is also preparing the following titles for release on Blu-ray and/or DVD: René Clément’s Rider on the Rain (1970), Bob Fosse’s Sweet Charity (1969), Joe May’s The House of the Seven Gables (1940), Anthony Harvey’s Grace Quigley (1984), The Land Unknown (1957), The Earthling (1980), Hal Ashby’s The Landlord (1970), and Curtis Hanson’s Losin’ It (1983). Street dates are TBA, listed as Coming Soon.

By the way, Kino Lorber Studio Classics is also hinting that they’re going to be releasing their first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray title in March or April of next year.

And here’s something kind of cool: Universal Music Entertainment is re-issuing Willie Hutch’s classic soundtrack to the 1974 Blaxploitation film Foxy Brown on vinyl in honor of the film’s 45 anniversary. It’s now available from various music retailers.

We’ll leave you with a look at a few titles listed above and more, now available for pre-order on Amazon.com (just click on the cover artwork below)...

Overlord (4K Ultra HD) Evil Dead 2 (4K Ultra HD) The Sopranos: The Complete Series (Blu-ray Disc)

Crimson Peak (Blu-ray Disc) Legally Blonde Collection (Blu-ray Disc) The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 4 (Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for now. Stay tuned...

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Stan Lee & Douglas Rain RIP, plus The Other Side of the Wind, Philadelphia in 4K, Robservations & more

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Stan Lee RIP

We start the new week with a few more Blu-ray reviews, including Tim’s review of Absurd from Severin Films, David’s look at Street Mobster from Arrow Video, and Dennis’ take on Gun Crazy from the Warner Archive Collection. Enjoy!

Also, we’ve posted another new update of the Release Dates & Artwork section featuring all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. And as we work our way towards Thanksgiving and Black Friday week, we ask that whenever you’re going to shop on Amazon for literally anything, please consider starting by clicking through one of our links (link this one). It makes a real difference in helping us to keep The Bits and we really do appreciate it.

In terms of announcement news, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just set Jonathan Demme’s Philadelphia: 25th Anniversary Edition for release on 4K Ultra HD on 11/27, just as we expected. All of the existing extras will carry over, and there will be a new featurette with new Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Mary Steenburgen interviews too. Audio will be Dolby Atmos and there will be HDR10 high dynamic range. [Read on here...]

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We’ve also heard from Sony that the previously reported 12/18 street date for Venom (which came from retail sources) is not correct. We’re hearing the actual date may be 1/8/19, but the studio would like you to know that officially the title is still TBA. Warner’s Smallfoot now appears to be a 12/11 release. And it looks like Julius Avery’s Overlord is coming to 4K as well, sometime early in 2019 from Paramount. We’ve updated our 4K Ultra HD Release List here at The Bits accordingly.

Also from Sony, look for White Boy Rick on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/25, with the Digital release expected on 12/11.

In other release news, HBO has set The Deuce: Season Two for Blu-ray and DVD release on 2/5/19.

Mill Creek Entertainment is releasing a Blu-ray double feature of The Karate Kid, Part III and The Next Karate Kid on 1/8.

Well Go USA will release The House That Never Dies: Reawakening on DVD and Digital on 12/4. The company is also releasing the Detective Dee: 3 Movie Collection on DVD only 11/13 exclusively at Walmart. It features the Chinese wuxia fantasy/actioners Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings, Detective Dee and The Mystery of the Phantom Flame, and Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. And Well Go will release Along with the Gods: The Last 49 Days on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on 12/11.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the all-new Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost on DVD and Digital on 2/5/19.

Eureka Entertainment in the UK is releasing Basil Dearden’s Khartoum (1966) in a Blu-ray/DVD Combo edition in the UK on 3 December. The film stars Charlton Heston and Sir Laurence Olivier.

And Lionsgate will release The Oath on DVD on 1/8, with the Digital release on 12/28. They also have American Renegades coming to Blu-ray and DVD on 1/22.

In other news today, if any of you are fans of classic cinema and director Orson Welles, I highly recommend you check out his final film that was recently finished and released on Netflix: The Other Side of the Wind. And I also highly recommend you check out the new documentary about the making of this film on Netflix: They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead. Both are absolutely fascinating insights into to the mind and genius/madness of Welles in his later years. They’re really not to be missed.

Also today, our old friend, director, and longtime special edition producer Robert Meyer Burnett has just posted the first episode of his new Robservations web series on YouTube. It’s meant to be a deep dive into various aspects of pop culture Geekdom. As anyone who knows Rob personally will tell you, he’s the perfect host for such a journey. The first episode is a visit with an old childhood friend in Seattle who’s now a member of the 501st Legion, building screen accurate replica Star Wars costumes and Landspeeders. Yes, Landspeeders. It’s pretty cool... 39 minutes of serious nerdvana. I highly recommend your pour yourself a cup of coffee and check it out here...

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And finally today, we have a pair of deaths that must be acknowledged. The first is Canadian actor Douglas Rain, better known to many of you as the voice of the HAL 9000 computer in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was also one of the founding members of the Stratford Festival. Some of you may not know this, but he also voiced the computer and robot butlers in Woody Allen’s Sleeper (1973). You can read more about him here.

News of this next death came in just as I began working on today’s news post here at The Bits, and it’s a toughie: Stan Lee, the legendary chief writer and editor of Marvel Comics, and creator/co-creator of so many iconic superhero and comic book characters has died this morning at the age of 95. Many, many people around the Internet will be posting tributes and remembrances of Lee today, to which the best I can add is that in all my many years as the editor of The Bits, I can scarcely remember a convention I attended in which I didn’t see Lee, pass him in the hallways, attend one of his panels, or hear his gravely but enthusiastic voice. And every time, it made me smile. He was a force of nature and had a tremendous impact on the entire pop culture universe and all its many inhabitants. He will be missed. You can read more about him here at The New York Times.

Stan Lee RIP - photo by William E. Sauro/The New York Times

That’s all for now, except to send out a nod of thanks in honor of all you veterans out there.

Excelsior.

- Bill Hunt

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Venom, Smallfoot & The Nun street dates, plus German uncut Psycho update, and join the campaign to save FilmStruck

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The Psycho Legacy Collection (German Blu-ray box set)

We’ve got a little bit of release news for you today, along with some reviews and a few good section updates here at the site. Let’s get to the reviews first...

Tim has just posted his in-depth look at Powerhouse Films and Indicator’s terrific new William Castle at Columbia: Volume One – Limited Edition Blu-ray set, which includes The Tingler, 13 Ghosts, Homicidal, and Mr. Sardonicus. Also now available are Dennis’ review of The Farmer’s Daughter from Kino Lorber Studio Classics, and David’s look at Barbershop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, and Beauty Shop from MVD Entertainment.

Also here at The Bits today, we’ve posted the weekly update of the Release Dates & Artwork section with all of the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. As always, whenever you order literally anything from Amazon after clicking to them through our links, you’re helping to support our work here at the site and we appreciate it! [Read on here...]

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We’ve also just posted a new update of our 4K Ultra HD Release List featuring new street dates and Amazon links. Among the new street dates we’re hearing about from our retail sources are Sony’s Venom (TBA for 12/18), as well as Warner’s Smallfoot (also TBA for 12/18) and The Nun (TBA for 12/4). [Editor’s Note: The Venom and Smallfoot dates appear to be changing. Check out next post for the details.]

Now then... we have an update on a couple things from yesterday: First, that German Turbine Media Group/Universal Psycho Legacy Collection: Deluxe Edition Blu-ray box set. Some of you have asked what the European uncut version of the Hitchcock original Psycho is all about. Per Wikipedia: “A version with alternate footage of Norman cleaning up after the murder and additional footage of Marion undressing and Arbogast’s death has been shown on German TV and released on VHS there. Sources differ on whether these cuts were made prior to U.S. release.” For those who’d like to know more about this cut, the website Deadly Movies did a good write-up on the subject several years back (here it is). FYI, we’ve learned from Turbine that the disc will be all-region (coded for A, B, and C) and they will have original English audio (in addition to German). It also appears that the set will include the 78/52 documentary. Once again, you can pre-order it here from Amazon.de. Thanks to Bits reader Andrew for the additional details.

And the other follow-up item: Universal’s Revenge of the Creature/The Creature Walks Among Us replacement discs have indeed begun shipping out to those who requested them. We’re getting more and more reports from readers that their copies have arrived. But note that they’re shipping out FedEx signature required for delivery (this is pretty standard for Universal; all their review discs ship this way too), so plan accordingly.

All right... one last item today: A number of filmmakers have gotten behind a Change.org signature campaign effort to generate enough momentum to save TCM and Criterion’s FilmStruck. I suppose the goal is to get enough signatures to convince new corporate overlord AT&T that the service is more than just a niche. But among those who are backing the efforts are Guillermo del Toro, Rian Johnson, Edgar Wright, Bill Hader, Barry Jenkins, and many others. We’ve signed it here at The Bits and we encourage you to do so as well. At last check, the campaign was just a few thousand signatures short of their 50,000 signature goal, so do help them out and spread the word far and wide. You never know, right?

That’s all for today. Back on Monday with more news and reviews. And for those of you who live here in California, stay safe in all these terrible fires we’re having.

Much love to all of you. Peace out.

- Bill Hunt

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War of the Worlds/It’s a Wonderful Life in 4K digital only, Hirschfeld art exhibit/sale & Nolan wins DEG Vanguard award

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Christopher Nolan wins DEG Vanguard Award

We’ve got a couple things for you today, starting with a new batch of Blu-ray reviews...

First up is Tim’s take on Steve Mitchell’s King Cohen documentary from La-La Land Entertainment, along with his look at John Landis’ Schlock from Arrow Video. It continues with Jason’s take on Molly from Artsploitation Films and David’s thoughts on Welcome to the Dollhouse from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Now then... while we’re talking Blu-ray discs, we’re getting the first reports from Bits readers that their Revenge of the Creature/The Creature Walks Among Us replacement discs are starting to arrive from Universal, replacing the identical defective discs in their Universal Classic Monsters 30-Film Collection and Creature from the Black Lagoon: Complete Legacy Collection Blu-ray sets. So if you’ve requested a replacement from the studio (via the instructions we’ve posted at the end of those reviews) keep an eye on your mail, folks. [Read on here...]

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We’ve also learned from Paramount that they’ve recently released Byron Haskin’s original 1953 War of the Worlds in 4K... but only digitally (on iTunes and FandangoNOW). They haven’t released the film in Blu-ray at all, much less physical 4K... and we’ve heard a huge number of complaints about that from Bits readers. What’s more, the studio has just announced the 4K Digital only release of Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life on 11/20. Both films include high dynamic range in addition to native 4K scans. The latter films makes more sense, as it’s been released many times on Blu-ray. But the lack of physical media for War of the Worlds is really irritating to many enthusiasts.

In other news today, Star Trek fans may be interested in this: Our friend Stuart Ng is going to be holding a one night only exhibition and sale of original Al Hirschfeld artwork in Burbank, CA next Tuesday night (11/13 – from 6-9pm). The event will be held at The Animation Guild at 1105 N Hollywood Way. As many of you know, Hirschfeld was one of the 20th century’s most renown caricaturists. Included in the sale and exhibition will be 116 original drawings spanning nine decades (from 1931 to 2002). Proceeds from the sale of this artwork benefit the non-profit Al Hirschfeld Foundation and its mission to promote interest in the visual and dramatic arts. The reason I mentioned Star Trek? Two of the drawings will be Hirschfeld caricatures of the casts of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager (see below)...

Al Hirschfeld Deep Space Nine cast drawing

Al Hirschfeld Deep Space Nine cast drawing

They could be yours! It promises to be a fun time regardless, so be sure to check it out if you’re interested. More details are available here at StuartNgBooks.com.

In Blu-ray news, Turbine Media Group and Universal in Germany are releasing a new Psycho Legacy Collection: Deluxe Edition Blu-ray set that will include the European uncut version of the Hitchcock original film. The 10-disc set is expected on January 21, 2019 and you can pre-order it here from Amazon.de. No word yet if the Blu-rays will be region free however. Thanks to Bits reader Peter H. for the heads-up...

Psycho Legacy Collection: Deluxe Edition

Finally today, filmmaker Christopher Nolan was presented with the DEG Vanguard Award at the 4K UHD Summit in LA on Tuesday evening, in recognition of “Nolan’s place at the forefront of filmmakers using groundbreaking technology to deliver increased scale and resolution, enhanced color and immersive audio to film audiences both in cinemas and in the home theater environment.” Here’s a picture of Nolan accepting the honor from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment president Ron Sanders....

Director Christopher Nolan (left) and WBHE President Ron Sanders (right)

Said Nolan in praise of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray: “It’s fantastic for the filmmaker to have a physical media that eliminates the variabilities, the compression and so forth. That’s the gold standard that streaming is going to have to reach.”

Thanks to Ron Sanders, Amy Jo Smith (of the DEG), and our friend Rick Rhodes (of High Roads PR) for the details. I was sadly unable to attend the event due to unforeseen circumstances, but I hope to see these conferences continue.

It was also revealed by the Consumer Technology Association at the event that nearly a third of US households now own a 4K/UHD TV. Also, 4K/UHD Blu-ray player demand also continues to grow and will account for nearly all Blu-ray players in the market by 2021. Some 424 titles are now available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, according to NPD, with 576 titles available for digital purchase in 4K.

On a personal note, however, I can tell you that the disparity between the availability of physical 4K titles vs. digital only titles is a constant source of frustration among many 4K enthusiasts, and something I hope the studios take into account. But so blow the winds of the future.

All right, that’s enough for now. More tomorrow. Stay tuned...

- Bill Hunt

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Stranger Things: Season 2 in 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray at Target Stores, plus Superman 4K reviewed

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Stranger Things: Season 2 (4K Ultra HD)

Hey guys... we’re working on a last few server upgrades here at the site today, so today’s update isn’t going to be a big one. But we do have something important we wanted to share...

First though, we’ve posted our review of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s new Superman: The Movie in 4K Ultra HD, which streets today. The film has quite simply never looked better than it does here in 4K, but it still looks like a film from 1978 shot with diffusion filters, so I have a feeling this is one title the longtime fans and true cinephiles are going to appreciate more than the average 4K consumer who may be just chasing pixel counts. In any case, enjoy the review.

Don’t forget, reviews of 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, and The Matrix Trilogy in 4K Ultra HD are all up here at the site now, along with our review of Batman: The Animated Series on Blu-ray. More reviews are on the way later this week. [Read on here...]

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Also, we’ve posted our weekly update of the Release Dates & Artwork section here at The Bits with all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. Don’t forget, whenever you order literally anything from Amazon through one of our links (like this one), you’re helping to support our work here at the site and we really do appreciate it very much.

Speaking of which, Disney’s The Lion King 4K, First Man, Halloween (2018), Bohemian Rhapsody, and Crazy Rich Asians are all now live on Amazon, along with the animated Pink Panther: Volume 4 from Kino Lorber Studio Classics on Blu-ray and more.

All right, the big news today is this...

Target Stores are now exclusively selling Netflix’s Stranger Things: Season Two on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo (SRP $29.99) and Blu-ray/DVD Combo (SRP $24.99). Each comes in oversized VHS clamshell packaging and includes behind-the-scenes photos. I hear there’s actual HDR10 on the 4K this time. Audio appears to be DTS-HD MA. Here’s what they look like...

Stranger Things: Season 2 at Target

Stranger Things: Season 2 at Target

Stranger Things: Season 2 at Target

FYI, Target still has Season 1 in stock in both formats too. So be sure to snag a copy if you wish.

That’s all for now. Back tomorrow. Stay tuned...!

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Social Media Workshop - Using Instagram for your Business

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A 3 hour workshop on setting up and making the most of Intagram for your business

Get your Instagram ready for 2020! Learn how to use the platform effectively to promote your business or organisation and gain loyal followers. This workshops covers optimising your profile, posting to the Feed and in Stories, Hashtags, creating an identity of Instagram, scheduling, engaging and more! Feel free to message with any questions. Bookings made by 10th November enjoy a £5 discount! For more details and booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/using-instagram-for-your-business-south-london-tickets-75826395791

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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Social Media Workshop - Using Instagram for your Business

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A 3 hour workshop on setting up and making the most of Intagram for your business

Get your Instagram ready for 2020! Learn how to use the platform effectively to promote your business or organisation and gain loyal followers. This workshops covers optimising your profile, posting to the Feed and in Stories, Hashtags, creating an identity of Instagram, scheduling, engaging and more! Feel free to message with any questions. Bookings made by 10th November enjoy a £5 discount! For more details and booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/using-instagram-for-your-business-south-london-tickets-75826395791

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Contact telephone: 
07771 548863
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Lake Michigan College to host refugee speakers, other events for International Education Week

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Lake Michigan College to host refugee speakers, other events for International Education Week

Lake Michigan College will host a series of public and student events on its Benton Harbor campus in honor of International Education Week, November 18-22. 

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. It is celebrated annually across the nation to acknowledge the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. 

LMC will host a free, public Lunch and Learn event on Thursday, November 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Todd Center, rooms 1304 -1308. Guest speakers Asu Iyakaremye and Imran Mohammad will speak about their experiences as refugees, followed by a question and answer session. LMC will provide international coffee and chocolates made by LMC culinary professor and chocolatier, Chef Luis Amado. Guests should bring their own lunch.

Twenty-five-year-old Imran Mohammad was born stateless in Rohingya. At age 16, he fled Myanmar to save his life and search for freedom. He ended up in a Papua New Guinea detention center on Manus Island for four years where he taught himself to read and write in English before arriving in Chicago in 2018. His story has been featured in the New York Times and ABC’s “Foreign Correspondent” series.  

Asu Iyakaremye was just three-years-old when he and his parents escaped the 1994 Rwandan genocide. They eventually landed in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where Iyakaremye attended college and now works at Bethany Christian Services helping unaccompanied refugee children.    

Both men are making the most of their new lives in the U.S. as they work through the trauma they experienced on their journeys. They share their stories to bring hope and understanding to others.  

Other International Education Week events include “Listen to Our Stories – Beyond the Borders” on Monday, November 18, noon – 2 p.m in the Hawk’s Nest second floor. Guests can view poster displays and picture collages, and hear student-led presentations and audio stories. 

Trivia Tuesday will be on Tuesday, November 19, noon – 1 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest second floor. Student teams will compete in a Jeopardy-style game to test their knowledge of international facts.

International Celebration Day will be held Wednesday, November 20 with a parade beginning at 11 a.m. at the Welch Center, a program at noon in the Main Building, and a celebration at 12:30 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest, second floor. 

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MEMORY TRAINING

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GIOVEDI' 14.00-15.00
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Attività di memory training per allenare insieme muscoli e cervello: si tratta di un corso di ginnastica dolce di tipo aerobico che oltre ad allenare il corpo allena anche il cervello stimolando l’attenzione, la memoria, la concentrazione. I benefici sono la prevenzione di malattie degenerative,  una ridotta incidenza dell’osteoporosi, una riduzione dei più classici infortuni tipici di questa età come ad esempio la rottura del femore, le distorsioni alle caviglie, il blocco alla schiena. Altri sono l’ottimizzazione dell’attenzione e della concentrazione, un miglioramento della memoria visiva, della coordinazione e dell’equilibrio.
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Historic preservation in DC prioritizes loud neighbors, not fine buildings

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DC has many more historically protected buildings than cities several times our size. This surfeit of historic structures results from several factors, notably the broad application of rather vague criteria for designation. As Roger Lewis has written, “the HPRB decision is inevitably a judgment call because much of the evidence for historic designation is inherently subjective.”

Once acquired, historic designation requires even simple renovation plans to clear numerous additional hurdles, incurring additional reviews, hearings, and redesigns that can cost many thousands of dollars, and possibly resulting in outright denial. The delays, uncertainty, and subjective judgments intrinsic to this process makes it the perfect legal cover for busybodies attempting to keep the status quo permanently so.

The biggest weapon in the arsenal

These squeaky wheels turn to historic preservation because it’s the most powerful regulatory tool in a municipality's land-use arsenal. Zoning is strictly limited to regulating broad aspects of a building like its size, shape, and use. As the Supreme Court described in Nectow vs. Cambridge, “zoning… cannot be imposed if it does not bear a substantial relation to the public health, safety, morals, or general welfare.” No one can reasonably say that public morals are jeopardized when the neighbors paint their window shutters hot pink.

That often leaves preservation laws as the only legal remedy a city has to shape a building's appearance. Preservation is only meant to apply in limited circumstances, to buildings of “a special character or special historical or aesthetic interest or value” (as the Penn Central case, which established the constitutional validity of local preservation designations, says). Once it’s in force, preservation concerns get the final say over just about everything else that might be on a community’s wish list, whether it’s sustainability, affordability, or occupant comfort.

A rush to judgment

Since every resident “squeaky wheel” is invited to request historic designation for just about any site in the District, many do — and overwhelmingly, they succeed. A map of DC's historic designations (many of which are historic districts) shows how they're concentrated in DC's most economically privileged areas. While few buildings in Wards 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8 predate the 20th century, Ward 3 has considerably more historically designated structures than its counterparts.

Base map generated from AtlasPlus. Image by the author.

Historic designation applications closely follow development pressures, as Joe Cortright points out: “if other neighborhoods in the city are designated as ‘historic’ and yours isn’t, then you’re more likely to bear the brunt of development pressures. What makes sense from the standpoint of an individual neighborhood quickly leads to a situation that’s bad for a city.”

This rush by loud neighbors to stave off development through historic protections have resulted in numerous unremarkable buildings finding their way onto DC’s historic inventory. One infamous case involves a strip mall parking lot in Spring Valley — not the only local historic strip-mall parking lot, even though that very idea is considered laughable elsewhere. Its structures were deemed worthy of preservation because, as the nomination form points out, they “are unique in the District of Columbia. Developed by one firm and designed or inspired by one architectural vision, the buildings comprise a cluster that reflects national trends in architecture, merchandising, planning, and retail expansion.” In short, it deserves preservation because it's a strip mall, and strip malls are rare within the boundaries of DC — never mind that they're hardly endangered in Maryland, just three blocks away.

Buildings with blue backgrounds have been designated as historic. Buildings in red were designed by I.M. Pei's firm. The one circled in yellow is a condominium. Base map generated from AtlasPlus. Image by the author.

Across town, I.M. Pei's architecture firm designed seven Brutalist high-rises for developer William Zeckendorf in Southwest Washington: three at L'Enfant Plaza and four at Waterside Mall. Two of them are on the National Register — not the best, not the largest, not the least-altered, not the one Pei most directly shaped, not the one most indicative of his style. Instead, the “historic” ones include one building that happened to be gut-rehabbed and converted to condos, and its condo board was upset by a proposal to build on an adjacent parking lot.

Still not special enough? A district often has lower standards

The arbitrary nature of historic designations was made abundantly clear by DC’s historic preservation staff in a rare 2015 recommendation to deny a historic landmark application for a house in Petworth. In it, they said that the house itself wasn’t that special. Yet, if pulled together with its equally unremarkable neighbors, they cumulatively would clear the bar for architectural significance: “[T]he Board has denied applications to designate [eight addresses] on the grounds that, as architecture, they were not important enough examples or of special distinction in their neighborhoods. An architectural landmark must be a particularly noteworthy example and must be significant to the District of Columbia… The house at 16 Grant Circle does not alone stand out in this way… while not eligible for listing as an Historic Landmark, the house at 16 Grant Circle would undeniably contribute to a Grant Circle Historic District.” Sure enough, just months later the HPRB created the Grant Circle Historic District, evidently at the behest of some residents who wanted to stop construction of legal pop-ups.

Anywhere a penny-pinching developer stamps out identikit designs, the resulting buildings will all look unremarkable, all together — but as long as that togetherness was a while ago, it's apparently sufficient to warrant historic protection. Never mind that the individual buildings might be middling, that their architectural unity is compromised by “non-contributing” buildings in the middle, or that there might be better examples somewhere else.

Other cities take a proactive approach to preservation planning

Many other places, including Arlington, Chicago, and Los Angeles, have proactively done comprehensive “historic resources surveys,” a process that a National Park Service handbook calls the “basis for preservation planning.” The National Historic Preservation Act even lists the first responsibility of a State Historic Preservation Officer, a role that the Office of Planning plays in DC, as “direct and conduct a comprehensive statewide survey of historic property and maintain inventories of the property.”

In these surveys, planners go out into the field to visit and inventory every single building, and evaluate whether it could potentially meet the predetermined criteria for historic designation because of its age, architectural merit, or context. A comprehensive survey is the first step in a proactive approach to preservation that identifies and saves those buildings of greatest historic value — whether the oldest structures, the most noteworthy and influential designs, the best-kept examples of various types and styles, or places that shaped important individuals, events, or movements.

A survey could identify the best examples of particular building types, like those from a certain era, style, architect, or use, and make preservation of the most notable structures a high priority. By doing so, it would guarantee that the stories that those types tell are being preserved, rather than rescuing everything for all time.

The Jost-Kuhn House on Madison St. NW was built as a farmstead before the Civil War, and is decades older than many houses now being considered for historic designation. It did not become a landmark until after an OP survey of farmhouses. Image by Google Street View.

However, OP doesn't seem very interested in a comprehensive survey. It has completed many smaller surveys covering neighborhoods and themes, but even its current preservation plan still sees completing a comprehensive citywide survey as a distant goal for some far-off future year. Instead, it advances still more smaller thematic surveys, e.g., of Georgetown alleys, downtown Modernism, and old farmhouses. The most recent attempt at a District-wide inventory was done by the Joint Committee on Landmarks in the 1960s.

Relying instead on a reactive approach to preservation does an injustice to legitimately interesting buildings whose histories have yet to be uncovered, while also bloating the historic inventory with many other buildings of middling merit. A survey-based approach could not only save more hidden treasures — it probably would have resulted in fewer but higher-quality designations. Chicago's historic resources survey found only 17,371 properties citywide that were even potentially eligible for designation as historic, or just two percent of its structures.

Are we collecting, or hoarding?

Randy Frost, a psychologist who studies hoarding, makes this distinction: “When a collector expands acquisitions beyond well-defined collections… it becomes a hoarding problem.”

Institutions that take their collections seriously have well-defined rules for what enters their collections, because of what philosopher G. K. Chesterton called “the eternal revolution”: “If you leave a white post alone it will soon be a black post. If you particularly want it to be white you must be always painting it again; that is, you must be always having a revolution.”

The Corcoran had a magnificent collection of art, but not all of it was deemed appropriate for the NGA's collection. Image licensed under Creative Commons.

The National Gallery of Art was recently offered the contents of the Corcoran museum, but only took half the pieces. As Peggy Loar, the Corcoran's interim president, told the Post: “If they [NGA] take it in, they have it forever — so they have a big fiduciary responsibility to the United States taxpayer.”

Historic building designation also creates a big fiduciary responsibility: it burdens all future generations of residents with the job of maintaining a building forever, even after its original use and structure have become obsolete.

Preservation costs nothing today, but a lot tomorrow

Maintaining past generations' memories also carries another price: by making urban land more scarce and more expensive, it can hurt future generations' ability to build their own places and create their own memories.

The Obama White House's “Housing Development Toolkit” specifically called out “arbitrary or antiquated preservation regulations” among local policies that discourage new housing development — an “accumulation of even well-intentioned land-use policies [that] can restrict housing availability; create uncertainty for developers and limit private investment; exacerbate the imbalance between jobs and housing; and induce urban sprawl.” (At the time, DC’s planning director dismissed the report, saying they’ve implemented most of its suggestions.)

In New York, preservation and development groups recently issued conflicting reports about whether historic preservation stifles economic growth and housing affordability. The debate has led to some changes in how long landmark designation can take.

If DC wants historic preservation to remain a useful tool for broader planning, rather than one that takes over the entire planning system, it should become more discerning about what it adds to its collection of historic buildings.

Top image: Rowhouses within a proposed Kingman Park historic district. Thousands of 1920s and 1930s rowhouses in DC already have historic protection, and the proposed district would add hundreds more. Image by Google Street View used with permission.

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Optimal Positioning of Power Quality Meters for Monitoring Potential Conditions of Harmonic Resonances in a MV Distribution System

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This research proposes an optimized allocation methodology of power quality (PQ) meters in medium voltage (MV) distribution system (DS), considering the potential harmonic resonance conditions. The allocation methodology uses the harmonic resonance mode analysis (HRMA) to calculate the critical modal impedances and identify the harmonic resonance frequencies. Thereby, using the HRMA, it is possible to build a binary observability matrix, which contains the information of nodes' observability for potential harmonic resonance frequencies. The allocation problem is modeled as a constraint integer linear programming that minimizes the number of necessary PQ meters, ensuring the complete observation of the determined harmonic resonance frequencies. The final feasible solution indicates the best locations to install the PQ meters, considering the harmonic resonance conditions, which include distinct operation scenarios of the DS, regarding the capacitor banks of the customers for power-factor correction. The allocation algorithm was applied in two test DSs, based on a CIGRÉ MV network and on the IEEE 34-node test feeder. The results show that four PQ meters are required to completely monitor the potential harmonic resonance frequencies in both the test DSs. It is also shown that the final allocation solution is applicable even for certain variability of the considered capacitor banks.
          

Julkipanoilmoitus maa-aineslain mukaisen päätöksen antamisesta, Matala Kivirovan moreenialue, Metsähallitus Metsätalous Oy

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Päätöksen antopäivä on 7.11.2019

 

Yllä mainittuna päivänä annetaan seuraava maa-ainesten ottamislupapäätös.

 

Lupaviranomainen, kokouspäivämäärä ja pykälät:

 

Ympäristösihteerin viranhaltijapäätös 6.11.2019 § 13

 

 

Lupa-asian hakija ja kohde:

Hakija:                              Metsähallitus Metsätalous Oy

Maa-ainesalue ja tila:          Matala Kivirovan moreenialue, Kittilän valtionmaa I (RN:o 261-893-10-1)

Otettava maa-aines:           Moreeni

 

(Viimeinen muutoksenhakupäivä on 9.12.2019)

 

 

Päätösasiakirjat ovat nähtävillä Kittilän kunnanviraston teknisessä toimessa viraston aukioloaikoina, os. Valtatie 15, 99100 Kittilä.

 

 

Kittilässä 6.11.2019

Vs. ympäristösihteeri Kaisa Pikkarainen

 

 

 

 

Muutoksenhaku:

Maa-ainesten ottamislupapäätökseen haetaan muutosta Pohjois-Suomen hallinto-oikeudelta kirjallisella valituksella. Valituskirjelmä on valittajan toimitettava 30 päivän kuluessa tämän päätöksen antopäivästä, sitä päivää lukuun ottamatta Pohjois-Suomen hallinto-oikeudelle. Valitusoikeus, valituskirjelmän sisältö ja liitteet yms. seikat käyvät tarkemmin ilmi päätöksessä olevasta valitusosoituksesta.

Sivua päivitetty: 
6.11.2019

          

Kittilän kunnanvaltuuston kokous 11.11.2019, asialista

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Kittilän kunnanvaltuuston kokous pidetään Kittilän kunnantalossa, kunnanvaltuuston istuntosalissa maanantaina 11.11.2019 klo 14.00.

 

Kokouksessa käsitellään seuraavat asiat:

 

1. Kokouksen laillisuuden ja päätösvaltaisuuden toteaminen
2. Pöytäkirjantarkastajien valitseminen
3. Rakennustarkastajan määräaikainen virka
4. Ympäristötarkastajan vakinainen virka
5. Talousarvion toteutuma 1.1.-30.9.2019
6. Tuloveroprosentin ja kiinteistöveroprosenttien määrääminen vuodelle 2020
7. Kunnanhallituksen, kunnanhallituksen puheenjohtajan ja varapuheenjohtajien vaali
8. Sosiaali- ja terveyslautakunnan vaali
9. Teknisen lautakunnan vaali
10. Rakennus- ja ympäristölautakunnan vaali
11. Koululautakunnan vaali
12. Inka Mellan ero koululautakunnan varajäsenyydestä ja uuden varajäsenen valinta koululautakuntaan
13. Vapaan sivistystyön lautakunnan vaali
14. Takauksen myöntäminen Kaukosen Vesihuolto-osuuskunnan lainalle

 

Pöytäkirja tarkastetaan kunnantalossa torstaina 14.11.2019 klo 12.00 ja pidetään siellä yleisesti nähtävänä torstaina 14.11.2019 klo 14.00- 16.00. Tarkastettu pöytäkirja viedään nähtäväksi yleiseen tietoverkkoon, kunnan verkkosivuille (http://www.kittila.fi).

 

Kittilässä 5.11.2019

 

Aki Nevalainen

Kunnanvaltuuston puheenjohtaja

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5.11.2019

          

Kittilän kuntatiedote 10/2019, marraskuu

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Marraskuun 2019 kuntatiedoteen voit lukea tästä: Kuntatiedote 10/2019. Tiedote jaetaan kotitalouksiin viikolla 45.

Kittilän kuntalaisille jaetaan kerran kuussa kotiin kuntatiedote, johon on koottu ajankohtaisia tiedotteita, kuulutuksia ja ilmoituksia Kittilän kunnan tarjoamista palveluista. Kuntatiedote jaetaan jokaiseen kotitalouteen Kittilän alueella ja se ilmestyy vuonna 2019 kuun ensimmäisellä tai toisella viikolla.
 

Aikaisemmat kuntatiedotteet löytyvät kohdasta Tietoa Kittilästä - Viestintä - Tiedotteet, suora linkki sivuun on www.kittila.fi/kunta-ja-mediatiedotteet.

 

Lisätietoja: Nina Willman, tiedottaja, nina.willman(at)kittila.fi, puhelin 0400 356 027

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5.11.2019

          

Kommentar zu „Die Synode des Skandals und der Spaltung“ von Gabriele Czempiel

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Jede Kritik von Kardinal Schönborn & Co. ist immer ein Lob der Rechtgläubigen. Und von Kardinal Woelki will ich erst wieder etwas lesen, wenn er das unsägliche "Domradio" abgeschafft hat; jemandem der Hü sagt und Hott macht kann ich nichts glauben.
          

Using Social Media for Real Estate: How to Build Your Mailing List

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Using Social Media for Real Estate: How to Build Your Mailing List

A quick guide to gaining more leads using social media platforms

[Updated: 6/13/2016]

 

What’s all the fuss about social media and real estate?

 

For starters, there are many ways social media platforms can help you acquire new leads, referrals, and contacts without spending a dime. So, building your mailing list doesn't have to cost a lot if you utilize social media to gather new contacts for your mailing list. Doesn’t that sound appealing?

 

Recap: Social media can help you grow your sphere of Influence (SOI) while spending little to no money. That should sound appealing to anyone in real estate hoping to grow their business.

 

More people use social media now than ever, and incorporating it into your direct marketing strategy can yield great results if done correctly. Here are a few tips on how to boost your social media presence and use it to acquire new prospects, clients, and contacts in the process.

  1. If you haven't already, create a business page for your real estate services
  2. Invite friends, family, and colleagues to "like" your page. (This might seem like a small, insignificant task, but it is the first step when marketing yourself and increasing your credibility in the social media realm.)
  3. Use email or SMS to invite former clients to follow you on social media and share information that would be of interest or benefit to them. (Since 88% of business in real estate comes from referrals, it's vital to keep a genuine point of contact with former clients.)
  4. Create or curate content with home maintenance schedules, selling tips or fun local events. (Remember, 80% of what you post and share on social media should not be about you or your business.)
  5. Use social media to share new listings and/or recap your most recent sales. (This is a great tool for gaining referrals and staying "top of mind" with your contacts to let them know you’re still working and getting results.)
  6. Thank followers for sharing your posts and ask/answer questions as they come up.
  7. Graciously ask your engaged followers to share your contact information with their friends or family who may be interested in buying/selling in the future. (If you get any contacts this way, be sure to thank whoever referred you with a thank you card, gift card, or something special. They’ll be pleasantly surprised and become your brand champions!)
  8. Include your contact information and personal website URL in social media posts, and occasionally encourage fans to sign up for your mailing list. (Have a splash page ready for people to sign up!)

 

Use these tips to start growing your social media following. As your following grows, so will your organic reach within your real estate market. Things really get interesting after you’ve built a small following and you begin investing dollar resources in boosting your posts or creating advertisements.

 

Facebook has introduced the ability to gather lead information from advertisements. We’ve seen some amazing results from these types of ad campaigns.

When you feel ready to take your social media marketing to the next level with Facebook Lead ads, jump over to our TriggerMarketing Social page where we make placing a 3-day campaign extremely simple and fast.



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Rövid, de intenzív: Marco Mendoza, Dan Rider – Backstage Pub, 2019. 10. 27.

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Marco Mendoza olyan nagy zenekarokban játszott tömegek előtt, mint a Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy, The Dead Daisies, illetve Ted Nugent, mégis feladta mindezt azért, hogy kis klubokban adhassa elő a saját dalait és közel érezze magát a közönséghez. Mert a nagyszínpadról nem lehet a közönség közé ugrani (lehet, de nem egy nem-frontember basszusgitárosnak), nem lehet az első sorban álló hölgyeknek kezet csókolni, de főleg nem lehet a közönséggel interaktív kapcsolatba kerülni, mint például csettintgetős ritmusszekciónak használni azt. Mert ott ő csak egy basszusgitáros.

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Sons Of Apollo – Márciusban ismét Budapesten a progmetal szupercsapat

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2020. január 17-én jelenik meg ’MMXX’ címmel az InsideOut Music szupercsapatának második nagylemeze. Az ötösfogat márciusban Európában népszerűsíti az új lemezt, Budapestre március 25-én érkeznek.

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Jonathan Cain – Karácsonyi dallal jelentkezett a Journey billentyűse

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Új dallal jelentkezett Jonathan Cain. A Journey billentyűse karácsony alkalmából készítette a szóban forgó tételt, mely a folytatásban már hallgatható is.

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Eric Martin – Januárban Budapestre jön

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Ezúttal nem zenekarával, a Mr.Biggel, hanem egyedül érkezik hazánkba Eric Martin. Az énekes turnéja 2020 legelején fut be Budapestre.

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Gotthard – Jövő tavasszal Budapestre jönnek

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A Livesoundnak köszönhetően 2020 áprilisában ismét hazánkba látogat a Gotthard. A svájci rockerek addig minden bizonnyal új albumukat is leszállítják.

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Lindemann – Bécs igen, Budapest nem

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2020 februárjában zavar le egy rövid turnét a Pain és a Rammstein erőiből született Lindemann. A körútnak ugyan budapesti állomása nem lesz, de Bécsbe benéz a gárda.

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Jethro Tull – Távozik Florian Opahle

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Florian Opahle tizenöt évig dolgozott együtt Ian Andersonnal és a Jethro Tull-lal, de a német gitáros az év végén befejezi a közös munkát a rocklegendákkal.

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Ripoff Raskolnikov – Tommy Emmanuel budapesti koncertjének vendége lesz (x)

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Fél évtized után ismét Magyarországon koncertezik a világ egyik legnagyobb hatású gitárosa, Tommy Emmanuel. November 10-én a Barba Negra Music Clubban vendége Ripoff Rasklonikov lesz. Az osztrák származású-dalszerző gitáros Y.G. Blues című dalának videopremierjével ünnepli a lehetőséget.

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„Nem bátorság, őrültség!”: Bruce Dickinson – Kongresszusi Központ, 2019. 11. 02.

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Nemcsak nálunk, a világ számos pontján nagy népszerűségnek örvend a stand-up humor. Hazánkban a zseniális Hofi Géza kezdte a műfajt, ám jelenlegi követői a cipőjéig nem érnek fel. Nos, Bruce Dickinson is valami hasonlóval próbálkozik, de ő inkább történeteket mesél, sok derűvel, nála a cselekedet a fontos, a humor csak egy eszköz.

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Whitesnake – Közös turné a Foreignerrel és a Europe-pal

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A Whitesnake és a Foreigner bejelentettek egy hat állomásos brit arénaturnét 2020-ra. A koncertek május 31-én kezdődnek Londonban, az O2 Arénában és a Manchester Arénában csúcsosodnak ki június 8-án. A Europe „nagyon különleges vendég” státuszban csatlakozik hozzájuk és játszik a két nagy banda előtt.

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Șefii Oficiilor Teritoriale au fost instruiți privind implementarea în practică a Codului administrativ

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În perioada 4-5 noiembrie curent, Șefii Oficiilor Teritoriale și unii angajați ai Cancelariei de Stat au participat la un seminar de instruire, în scopul fortificării capacităților privind implementarea în practică a Codului administrativ al Republicii Moldova, intrat în vigoare la data de 1 aprilie 2019.

Obiectivele seminarului de instruire au fost familiarizarea participanților cu  reglementările Codului administrativ și analizarea sistemică a acestora, dezvoltarea abilităților practice de subsumare a situațiilor concrete în prevederile Codului administrativ și de realizare a unei proceduri administrative, precum și proiectarea activității procesuale în procedura contenciosului administrativ. De asemenea, participanți au avut posibilitatea să lucreze cu studii de caz și să se implice în dezbateri interactive prin adoptarea practicii judiciare în mod uniform în domeniul cazurilor administrative.


Aceasta este a treia sesiune de instruire pentru funcționarii Oficiilor Teritoriale, primele două fiind desfășurate în lunile august și septembrie curent. Seminarele au fost organizate în cadrul Proiectului „Sprijin în procesul de reformă a administrației publice în Republica Moldova", finanțat de Uniunea Europeană, care prevede 4 sesiuni, de care vor beneficia în total aproximativ 90 funcționari publici din cadrul Oficiilor teritoriale ale Cancelariei de Stat.


          

Secretarii de stat, într-o nouă şedinţă

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Secretarii de Stat s-au întrunit ieri, 31 octombrie, într-o nouă ședință, prezidată de Secretarul General adjunct al Guvernului, Roman Cazan. În cadrul ședinței au fost examinate o serie de proiecte de lege în baza cărora reprezentanţii instituţiilor publice s-au expus în parte.

 

Printre proiectele examinate se regăsesc: proiectul de lege Cu privire la alocarea mijloacelor financiare în sumă de 246 de mii de lei autorităţilor administraţiei publice locale de nivelul al doilea, în vederea acordării indemnizaţiilor unice anumitor categorii de cetăţeni; dar și proiectul conform căruia Ministerul Finanţelor va aloca, din contul mijloacelor prevăzute în bugetul de stat pe anul 2019, autorităților administrației publice locale mijloace financiare în sumă de peste 300 de mii de lei pentru achitarea de compensaţii persoanelor supuse represiunilor politice.

 

Totodată, secretarii de stat au examinat Hotărârea cu privire la modificarea Regulamentului privind modul de stabilire și plată a ajutorului social care se implementează încă din anul 2008. Programul a fost creat pentru a sprijini  familiile defavorizate, iar suportul financiar se acordă în baza evaluării veniturilor familiei, nivelului de trai și verificarea statutului fiecărui membru din familie. 

 

Printre subiectele discutate a fost pusă în discuții și aprobarea Regulamentului cu privire la crearea și funcționarea sistemului informațional „e-Autorizație transport”, care potrivit proiectului, acesta vine să elibereze și să monitorizeze autorizațiile pentru activitățile conexe transportului rutier.

 

Proiectele examinate în ședința de astăzi urmează a fi avizate de către ministerele de profil.

 

Ordinea de zi integrală poate fi accesată aici.


          

Guvernul a lansat Planul de acțiuni imediate pentru îmbunătățirea alimentației și aprovizionării cu apă a copiilor și elevilor din grădinițe și școli – „10 pentru copii”

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Secretarul General al Guvernului, Andrei Spînu, a anunțat în cadrul unei conferințe de presă despre principalele acțiuni care vin să redreseze situația actuală a alimentației din grădinițe și școli. Planul prevede realizarea, în cel mai scurt termen, a 10 acțiuni imediate și decisive pentru a elimina corupția și nepăsarea care au dus la apariția problemelor ce vizează alimentația și sănătatea copiilor.

 

„În prezent, apa din fiecare a cincea instituție de educație nu corespunde parametrilor sanitaro-chimici și microbiologici. Noi nu vom tolera o asemenea situație. Lucrurile trebuie schimbate rapid”, a declarat Șeful Cancelariei de Stat, Andrei Spînu.

 

Conform planului, Guvernul își propune să crească semnificativ gradul de responsabilizare a agenților economici și a managerilor instituțiilor de învățământ; să înăsprească sancțiunile în cazul încălcării normelor privind alimentația copiilor; să eficientizeze procedurile de achiziții publice și să ajusteze meniul model național recomandat copiilor/elevilor conform normelor fiziologice de consum, inclusiv, prin includerea alimentelor sănătoase. În același timp, va crește și implicarea părinților în procesul de alimentare a copiilor în școli și grădinițe.

 

Întregul plan de acțiuni poate fi vizualizat aici.

 

Mai mult decât atât, începând cu anul viitor Guvernul va majora salariile personalului implicat în procesul de alimentație a copiilor din instituțiile școlare și preșcolare. Este vorba despre bucătari și ajutorul de educator al căror salariu se va majora cu 360 și, respectiv, cu 536 lei pe lună.

 

Decizia de a întocmi planul de acțiuni a venit ca urmare a sesizărilor făcute de părinți în adresa autorităților publice. Potrivit acestora sistemul actual este depășit și se confruntă cu mai multe probleme, cum ar lipsa personalului responsabil calificat, utilajul învechit, lipsa dozatoarelor de apă, procesul anevoios de achiziții, cheltuieli neargumentate și utilizarea irațională a banilor publici. În acest scop, a fost instituit un grup de lucru constituit din reprezentanți ai autorităților publice centrale responsabile precum și membri ai societății civile (CALM, Platforma „Femei cu Idei”,  Asociația „Părinți Solidari”).

 

Planul de acțiuni „10 pentru copii” este un prim pas în dezvoltarea unor politici eficiente în domeniul alimentației copiilor în instituțiile de învățământ din Republica Moldova.

 

„Nu cred că există o prioritate mai relevantă decât sănătatea copiilor noștri. În acest scop, am solicitat, în cadrul Cancelariei de Stat, rapoarte de progres de implementare a planului de acțiuni pentru fiecare lună. Iar în cazul în care voi constata abateri sau cazuri flagrante în care sănătatea și securitatea copiilor a fost pusă în pericol, voi reacționa prompt și decisiv”, a menționat Andrei Spînu.

 

Planul de acțiuni urmează a fi implementat în următoarele 12 luni.

 


          

De la 1 ianuarie 2020, controalele de stat asupra activității întreprinzătorilor vor fi planificate și efectuate exclusiv în Registrul de Stat al Controalelor. Secretarul General al Guvernului, Andrei Spînu: „Controalele de stat nu trebuie să fie o bâtă pentru întreprinzători”

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Subiectul controalelor de stat a fost dezbătut în cadrul Ședinței Consiliului Național pentru soluționarea disputelor, desfășurată la Guvern.

 

Potrivit unui raport prezentat la ședință, aproape 70% din numărul controalelor de stat efectuate în anul 2018 au fost inopinate și doar 30% - planificate. Astfel, din numărul total de 65.395 de controale efectuate, aproape 45 de mii au fost neplanificate, iar puțin peste 20 de mii - organizate. Decalajul exagerat de mare l-a nemulțumit pe Secretarul General al Guvernului, Andrei Spînu, care a solicitat ca pe viitor, majoritatea controalelor de stat asupra activității agenților economici să fie planificate și nu invers.

 

„Nemulțumirea oamenilor față de organele de control este foarte mare, iar încrederea acestora în instituțiile statului este extrem de mică. Lucrurile nu mai pot continua așa. Controalele de stat nu trebuie să fie o bâtă pentru întreprinzători și nici o sursă de încurajare a corupției!”, a declarat Andrei Spînu.

 

Datele prezentate în raport pentru primele 6 luni ale anului 2019 mai arată că numărul controalelor planificate pentru întreg anul curent, 28 mii de controale, a fost deja depășit în prima jumătate a anului, fiind efectuate circa 32 mii de verificări. În context, Șeful Cancelariei de Stat a cerut ca din anul viitor controalele să fie desfășurate în mod organizat, să aibă scopul de informare și nu de sancționare. În plus, toate acțiunile să fie incluse în Registrul de Stat al Controalelor (RSC), mai ales că recent  Banca Mondială a finalizat modificările propuse pentru versiunea a 2-a a RSC.  

 

„Vreau să mulțumesc partenerilor noștri de la Banca Mondială pentru sprijinul acordat în realizarea unei noi versiuni a Registrului de Stat al Controalelor. Sper ca din anul 2020 toate verificările să se efectueze conform planificărilor înscrise în acest Registru”, a menționat Andrei Spînu. 

 

În topul instituțiilor care anul trecut au realizat cele mai multe controale de stat se înscriu: Agenția Națională pentru Siguranța Alimentelor - peste 30 de mii de controale, Serviciul Fiscal de Stat - aproape 19 mii și Agenția Națională pentru Sănătate Publică care a înregistrat circa 11 mii de controale.   

 

În cadrul ședinței ordinare, organizată trimestrial, s-a discutat și despre necesitatea de înștiințare repetată a agenților economici despre faptul că fiecare organ de control are un Consiliu pentru soluționarea disputelor, în adresa căruia aceștia pot trimite contestații, atunci când e cazul sau când li se încalcă drepturile.

 


          

WKWebView 功能測試 (下) - 與 Javascript 交流

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使用 Javascript 連結網頁與 APP

最後要測試的是最重要的功能,也就是使用 Javascript 連結網頁與 APP。

希望達到的功能有二種:

  • 由 APP 向網頁注入 Javascript,並取得傳回資料。

  • 網頁的 Javascript 執行 APP 的功能並傳資料給 APP。

有了這雙方溝通的功能,就可以做出很多應用了。

由 APP 向網頁注入 Javascript

在這裡我們要設計二個測試:

1. 把 APP 輸入欄位的內容寫到網頁中的 Label 中。

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WKWebView 功能測試 (上) - 建置、設定、呈現

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以前 Mac 程式內建的瀏覽器元件是用 WebView,iOS 則是用 UIWebView,而現在最新的是用 WKWebView,不過文中若提到 WebView 通常就是指 WKWebView,除非有特別強調是指舊版的框架。

建置 WKWebView

因為直接使用 WebView 元件似乎會有問題,在 Xcode 上雖然可以執行,但是直接由 APP 執行就看不到 WebView,所以採用使用 code 來建置 WebView。

底下的 code 是 copy 來的,黑色是原來就有的,紅色是後來加上去的。

 

import Cocoa

import WebKit

 

class ViewController: NSViewController, WKUIDelegate, WKNavigationDelegate {

 

    let webView = WKWebView()

    

    override func viewDidLoad() {

        super.viewDidLoad()

 

        // Do any additional setup after loading the view.

        

        self.webView.uiDelegate = self

        self.webView.navigationDelegate = self

        webView.frame = CGRect(x:0,y:0,width:400,height: 270)

        view.addSubview(webView)

                

        let myURL=URL(string: "https://www.apple.com")

        let myRequest = URLRequest(url: myURL!)

        webView.load(myRequest)

    }

 

    override var representedObject: Any? {

        didSet {

        // Update the view, if already loaded.

        }

    }

}

 

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Junior / Mid Front End Developer - eCommerce - £30-50K

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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Company Benefits + Personal Development. Location: . Ready to code and build neat applications for some of the biggest eCommerce brands biggest brands in Europe, including the likes of GAME, Halfords, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Specialized and Ted Baker? Excellent CV enhancing opportunity for talented Developers with 1-3 years’ experience to join a global leader in eCommerce trading technology. A market leading salary, excellent benefits, company culture and rewarding coding projects await... Front End Developer - Junior / Mid Watford | £30,000 - £50,000 + Excellent Company Benefits + Personal Development Who we are: We are a global eCommerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to make a big impact through eCommerce. How? By creating outstanding eCommerce platforms and inspired shopper journeys. It’s why we work with some of the most exciting brands around such as GAME, Halfords, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges and Ted Baker. Tell me more! We’re an inclusive group of more than 1500 globally with 550 thinkers and doers based in the UK. Our reputation is based on having the best in the business – people who are inspired yet straight-talking, and who really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about innovation in everything we do, and proud of what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them. With new, state-of-the-art offices in Watford, and two other agency offices in London, we’ve got 20 locations mapped across Europe, North America and Asia. Your Key Responsibilities Include: + Create prototypes and production-ready HTML/CSS /JS for eCommerce websites + Focus on user needs and optimum user experience + Integrate production-ready HTML cross-browser compliant valid CSS into JSP coded pages in an integrated development environment + Working within an agile team, contributing to daily stand-ups, sprint planning and estimations + Stay current with evolving standards and technologies, learning new skills as needed + Contributing to the team’s focus to maintain Front End Quality through participating in coding reviews and adhering to Wunderman Thompson Commerce coding standards About You: Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and find new ways of doing things. A team player who is proud of your work and wants to share with everyone! You like working in a fast-paced environment and are driven by the desire to improve the online purchasing experience for everyone, no matter what they are buying and from where! You will be client focused and be willing to be flexible when required to make them happy, including working at client locations. The techy bit…. we need you to be really great at: + Mastery of hand-coded HTML, CSS and JavaScript adhering to W3C coding standards, semantic mark-up; standards enthusiast. + Experience with JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Node, React, Vue, Angular (2 and up) + Experience of using CSS stylesheet languages (SASS) and libraries such as Bootstrap/Foundation + Willingness to contribute to both large, complex projects and smaller tasks as directed. + Experience of using version control tooling in a large development team performing Continuous Integration + Excellent problem-solving ability + Good understanding/awareness of Usability, Accessibility, Cross Browser issues + The candidate has to have excellent communication skills and capability to interact directly with the customer (show and tells/requirement analysis sessions/retrospectives etc) If you know some of this even better! + Can create prototypes and production-ready HTML/CSS + Solid information, interaction, and visual design skills. + Experience creating site architecture diagrams, wireframes, process flows + Experience of JSP, JSTL, cross platform browser testing, JIRA. + Commercial Ecommerce platform experience – Magento/Hybris/IBM WebSphere/Shopify + Experience designing for dynamic and template-driven sites. + Creative, yet meticulous. Has a sense of craftsmanship. + Experience of graphics packages, primarily Photoshop, or newer tools such as Sketch + Experience of working on Java projects would be extremely advantageous + Experience of working with Grunt JavaScript task runner + Familiar with Unit Testing Frameworks (e.g. Jasmine/Karma etc) Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Hiring Team Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details. If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.
          

Google App Engine: Java 11 arriva sulla piattaforma serverless

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Google App Engine

Google App Engine è la piattaforma serverless completamente gestita che consente agli sviluppatori di eseguire il deployment delle proprie applicazioni e scalarle anche a livello globale, senza doversi preoccupare di configurare e gestire l’infrastruttura sottostante che ne permette il funzionamento.

L’App Engine supporta i linguaggi più diffusi, come Java, PHP, Node.js, Python, C#, .Net e Ruby. Google Cloud ha ora annunciato la disponibilità generale del Java 11 Standard Environment in Google App Engine.

Google App EngineCiò consente agli sviluppatori di eseguire il deploy e di scalare le proprie applicazioni, framework o servizi Java 11 in modo facile, nell’ambiente serverless e fully managed dell’App Engine.

Con il runtime del Java 11 Standard Environment di Google App Engine lo sviluppatore ha il controllo su ciò che desidera utilizzare per sviluppare l’applicazione: può usare il proprio framework preferito, come Spring Boot, Micronaut, Quarkus, Ktor o Vert.x.

In effetti, spiega Google Cloud, è possibile utilizzare praticamente qualsiasi applicazione Java che serve richieste web specificate dalla variabile di ambiente $PORT (in genere 8080). È anche possibile usare qualsiasi linguaggio JVM, che sia Apache Groovy, Kotlin, Scala e così via.

Inoltre, si possono sfruttare, senza ulteriore lavoro, anche i vantaggi della piattaforma serverless App Engine completamente gestita. Google App Engine può scalare in modo trasparente l’applicazione per gestire picchi di utilizzo e ridimensionarla di nuovo fino a zero quando non c’è traffico. App Engine aggiorna anche automaticamente l’ambiente di runtime con le ultime patch di sicurezza al sistema operativo e al JDK, in modo che lo sviluppatore non debba dedicare tempo al provisioning o alla gestione dei server, al bilanciamento del carico o altro.

La piattaforma offre anche funzionalità di splitting del traffico, tracing delle richieste, monitoraggio, logging centralizzato e debugger di produzione, incluse nel pacchetto e pronte all’uso.

Oltre a questo, informa ancora Google Cloud, il runtime Java 11 dell’App Engine include una quantità di memoria doppia rispetto al runtime Java 8 precedente, senza costi aggiuntivi.

Maggiori informazioni sono disponibili nella documentazione del Java 11 Standard Environment, sul sito Google Cloud.

L'articolo Google App Engine: Java 11 arriva sulla piattaforma serverless è un contenuto originale di 01net.


          

Judging the ABA

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The ABA, like most national organizations of its kind, has evolved to serve the preferences of those at the organization's power nodes who are at once most activist and least professional.
          

A novel NFKBIA variant substituting serine 36 of IκBα causes immunodeficiency with warts, bronchiectasis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in the absence of ectodermal dysplasia.

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A novel NFKBIA variant substituting serine 36 of IκBα causes immunodeficiency with warts, bronchiectasis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in the absence of ectodermal dysplasia.

Clin Immunol. 2019 Nov 01;:108269

Authors: Sogkas G, Adriawan IR, Ringshausen FC, Baumann U, Schröder C, Klemann C, von Hardenberg S, Schmidt G, Bernd A, Jablonka A, Ernst D, Schmidt RE, Atschekzei F

Abstract
Genetic studies have led to identification of an increasing number of monogenic primary immunodeficiency disorders. Monoallelic pathogenic gain-of-function (GOF) variants in NFKBIA, the gene encoding IκBα, result in an immunodeficiency disorder, typically accompanied by anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (EDA). So far, 14 patients with immunodeficiency due to NFKBIA GOF mutations have been reported. In this study we report three patients from the same family with immunodeficiency, presenting with recurrent respiratory tract infections, bronchiectasis and viral skin conditions due to a novel pathogenic NFKBIA variant (c.106 T > G, p.Ser36Ala), which results in reduced IκBα degradation. Immunological investigations revealed inadequate antibody responses against vaccine antigens, despite hypergammaglobulinemia. Interestingly, none of the studied patients displayed features of EDA. Therefore, missense NFKBIA variants substituting serine 36 of IκBα, differ from the rest of pathogenic GOF NFKBIA variants in that they cause combined immunodeficiency, even in the absence of EDA.

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Art City Halloween Parade

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Students and faculty dressed up for Halloween and paraded around the school and gym for classmates and parents.  It was a great afternoon!

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«М. Мюллер и сын»: журнал «Ателье» № 11/2019 (ноябрь) анонс

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Главная тема журнала «Ателье» № 11/19 – коммерческие тенденции моды сезона осень-зима 2019/20. В номере: обзор САПР, короткие жакеты и женское пальто, стиль направления экревисс и женщины дизайнеры. Продолжение темы «мужские пальто». Журнал «Ателье» № 11/2019 (ноябрь) в продаже с 28 октября 2019 года. ModaNews.ru https://modanews.ru/. Информация об ограничениях и порядок использования информации -- https://modanews.ru/credits. Постоянный адрес материала: https://modanews.ru/node/86297.
          

New Retail Forum. Почта России – максимальная готовность!

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Обзор спикеров, форматов и главных тем New Retail Forum. Почта России 14-15 ноября в Технопарке «Сколково». На мероприятии встретятся руководители и владельцы федеральных розничных сетей, интернет-магазины, малый и средний бизнес, бренды, сервис-провайдеры, влиятельные представители государственных структур – 6000 участников, соберутся для того чтобы обменяться опытом и найти возможности для повышения прибыльности компаний в период снижения потребительской активности. На протяжении нескольких месяцев Программный комитет занимался формированием 17 отраслевых конференций, в которых примут участие более 150 спикеров, лидеров российского и зарубежного рынка. ModaNews.ru https://modanews.ru/. Информация об ограничениях и порядок использования информации -- https://modanews.ru/credits. Постоянный адрес материала: https://modanews.ru/node/86305.
          

Alisia Fiori осень-зима 2019/20

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Alisia Fiori осень-зима 2019/20 была показана на Moscow Fashion Week в Гостином Дворе. Модный дом Alisia Fiori («Алиса Фиори») представил новую коллекцию одежды для девочек и подростков. В новой коллекции AW-2019/20 (осень-зима 2019/20) бренд остался верен избранному с самого начала элегантному стилю «лондонской школы». Главный хештег бренда – «Воспитание вкуса» – эта одежда помогает формировать с детства привычку одеваться элегантно и по-деловому. В таком наряде можно пойти не только в школу, но и на художественную выставку, вечеринку, а также в гости к друзьям. ModaNews.ru https://modanews.ru/. Информация об ограничениях и порядок использования информации -- https://modanews.ru/credits. Постоянный адрес материала: https://modanews.ru/node/86302.
          

202 - Get in front of 53 Million people for FREE: Tom talks Flash Briefings

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Creating Flash Briefings. Tom is going to lay out the process to get flash briefings up on Amazon's Echo and Dot devices. There's a lot of potential here to reach MILLIONS of people through these in-home devices, so listen up and learn how to take advantage of this emerging technology.

Screw The Commute Podcast Show Notes Episode 202

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Higher Education Webinar – https://screwthecommute.com/webinars

02:59 Tom's introduction to Flash Briefings

05:04 Getting your flash briefings on Amazon devices

08:01 How are people using flash briefings

10:21 Setting up your flash briefing

15:18 Sponsor message

17:14 Creating your flash briefing

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Alexa Commands - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/every-alexa-command-you-can-give-your-amazon-echo-smart-speaker/

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React Native End-to-end Testing and Automation with Detox

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Introducing Detox, a React Native End-to-end Testing and Automation Framework

Detox is an end-to-end testing and automation framework that runs on a device or a simulator, just like an actual end user.

Software development demands fast responses to user and/or market needs. This fast development cycle can result (sooner or later) in parts of a project being broken, especially when the project grows so large. Developers get overwhelmed with all the technical complexities of the project, and even the business people start to find it hard to keep track of all scenarios the product caters for.

In this scenario, there’s a need for software to keep on top of the project and allow us to deploy with confidence. But why end-to-end testing? Aren’t unit testing and integration testing enough? And why bother with the complexity that comes with end-to-end testing?

First of all, the complexity issue has been tackled by most of the end-to-end frameworks, to the extent that some tools (whether free, paid or limited) allow us to record the test as a user, then replay it and generate the necessary code. Of course, that doesn’t cover the full range of scenarios that you’d be able to address programmatically, but it’s still a very handy feature.

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End-to-end Integration and Unit Testing

End-to-end testing versus integration testing versus unit testing: I always find the word “versus” drives people to take camps — as if it’s a war between good and evil. That drives us to take camps instead of learning from each other and understanding the why instead of the how. The examples are countless: Angular versus React, React versus Angular versus Vue, and even more, React versus Angular versus Vue versus Svelte. Each camp trash talks the other.

jQuery made me a better developer by taking advantage of the facade pattern $('') to tame the wild DOM beast and keep my mind on the task at hand. Angular made me a better developer by taking advantage of componentizing the reusable parts into directives that can be composed (v1). React made me a better developer by taking advantage of functional programming, immutability, identity reference comparison, and the level of composability that I don’t find in other frameworks. Vue made me a better developer by taking advantage of reactive programming and the push model. I could go on and on, but I’m just trying to demonstrate the point that we need to concentrate more on the why: why this tool was created in the first place, what problems it solves, and whether there are other ways of solving the same problems.

As You Go Up, You Gain More Confidence

end-to-end testing graph that demonstrates the benefit of end-to-end testing and the confidence it brings

As you go more on the spectrum of simulating the user journey, you have to do more work to simulate the user interaction with the product. But on the other hand, you get the most confidence because you’re testing the real product that the user interacts with. So, you catch all the issues—whether it’s a styling issue that could cause a whole section or a whole interaction process to be invisible or non interactive, a content issue, a UI issue, an API issue, a server issue, or a database issue. You get all of this covered, which gives you the most confidence.

Why Detox?

We discussed the benefit of end-to-end testing to begin with and its value in providing the most confidence when deploying new features or fixing issues. But why Detox in particular? At the time of writing, it’s the most popular library for end-to-end testing in React Native and the one that has the most active community. On top of that, it’s the one React Native recommends in its documentation.

The Detox testing philosophy is “gray-box testing”. Gray-box testing is testing where the framework knows about the internals of the product it’s testing.In other words, it knows it’s in React Native and knows how to start up the application as a child of the Detox process and how to reload it if needed after each test. So each test result is independent of the others.

Prerequisites

  1. macOS High Sierra 10.13 or above
  2. Xcode 10.1 or above
  3. Homebrew:

     /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
    
  4. Node 8.3.0 or above:

     brew update && brew install node
    
  5. Apple Simulator Utilities: brew tap wix/brew and brew install applesimutils

  6. Detox CLI 10.0.7 or above:

     npm install -g detox-cli
    

See the Result in Action

First, let’s clone a very interesting open-source React Native project for the sake of learning, then add Detox to it:

git clone https://github.com/ahmedam55/movie-swiper-detox-testing.git
cd movie-swiper-detox-testing
npm install
react-native run-ios

Create an account on The Movie DB website to be able to test all the application scenarios. Then add your username and password in .env file with usernamePlaceholder and passwordPlaceholder respectively:

isTesting=true
username=usernamePlaceholder
password=passwordPlaceholder

After that, you can now run the tests:

detox test

Note that I had to fork this repo from the original one as there were a lot of breaking changes between detox-cli, detox, and the project libraries. Use the following steps as a basis for what to do:

  1. Migrate it completely to latest React Native project.
  2. Update all the libraries to fix issues faced by Detox when testing.
  3. Toggle animations and infinite timers if the environment is testing.
  4. Add the test suite package.

Setup for New Projects

Add Detox to Our Dependencies

Go to your project’s root directory and add Detox:

npm install detox --save-dev

Configure Detox

Open the package.json file and add the following right after the project name config. Be sure to replace movieSwiper in the iOS config with the name of your app. Here we’re telling Detox where to find the binary app and the command to build it. (This is optional. We can always execute react-native run-ios instead.) Also choose which type of simulator: ios.simulator, ios.none, android.emulator, or android.attached. And choose which device to test on:

{
  "name": "movie-swiper-detox-testing",

  // add these:
  "detox": {
    "configurations": {
      "ios.sim.debug": {
        "binaryPath": "ios/build/movieSwiper/Build/Products/Debug-iphonesimulator/movieSwiper.app",
        "build": "xcodebuild -project ios/movieSwiper.xcodeproj -scheme movieSwiper -configuration Debug -sdk iphonesimulator -derivedDataPath ios/build",
        "type": "ios.simulator",
        "name": "iPhone 7 Plus"
      }
    }
  }
}

Here’s a breakdown of what the config above does:

  • Execute react-native run-ios to create the binary app.
  • Search for the binary app at the root of the project: find . -name "*.app".
  • Put the result in the build directory.

Before firing up the test suite, make sure the device name you specified is available (for example, iPhone 7). You can do that from the terminal by executing the following:

xcrun simctl list

Here’s what it looks like:

device-list

Now that weve added Detox to our project and told it which simulator to start the application with, we need a test runner to manage the assertions and the reporting—whether it’s on the terminal or otherwise.

Detox supports both Jest and Mocha. We’ll go with Jest, as it has bigger community and bigger feature set. In addition to that, it supports parallel test execution, which could be handy to speed up the end-to-end tests as they grow in number.

Adding Jest to Dev Dependencies

Execute the following to install Jest:

npm install jest jest-cli --save-dev

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Nodegušo Parīzes Dievmātes katedrāli palīdzēs atjaunot ķīnieši

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Ķīnas eksperti piedalīsies Parīzes Dievmātes katedrāles restaurācijā, trešdien pēc abu valstu galvu tikšanās Pekinā vēsta Ķīnas mediji.
          

Spring 2019 Phoenix Scholar: The Meaning of Qualitative Research

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The Spring 2019 Phoenix Scholar is the 6th quarterly offering since its 2017 inception. In this special edition, members of the Research Hub community, University of Phoenix stakeholders, staff, faculty, and doctoral chairs present a close look at the purpose and value of qualitative research. Join Ryan Rominger, Ph.D.


          

TQR10: School of Doctoral Studies Among Most Represented

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By Erik Bean, Ed.D.
Associate University Research Chair
Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research


          

New Phoenix Scholar Zeroes in on Mindfulness

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Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Phoenix Scholar features a look at mindfulness in research, its use at work, personally and professionally.


          

Snapshot Celebrating 2018 CLSER Affiliate Accomplishments and Upcoming at TQR 2019

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By Ryan Rominger, Ph.D. and Erik Bean, Ed.D.
Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research Chairs


          

Authenticity, Peace, and Prosperity Summon UOPX Scholars to ILA 20th Conference

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By Erik Bean, Ed.D.
Associate University Research Chair
Center for Leadership Studies & Educational Research


          

Distinguished Devnew Launches Successful JLS Symposium

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Dr. Lynne Devnew speaking passionately at The Qualitative Report Conference (TQR), January 2018

By C.A. Holland, EdD, UOPX Junior Fellow


          

Лечение

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Лечение дыханием в среде благородных газов лечебные ингаляции.
Это разработки авиационно-космической медицины еще прошлого века. Применяется давно в морской медицине. У спортсменов применяось для снятия явлений перетренированности и состояния после запредельных перегрузок. В лечении болезней используется активно 2 -3 десятка лет,но так как требуется навык в работе метод пока не в широкой практике.

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Лечение

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Лечение дыханием в среде благородных газов лечебные ингаляции.
Это разработки авиационно-космической медицины еще прошлого века. Применяется давно в морской медицине. У спортсменов применяось для снятия явлений перетренированности и состояния после запредельных перегрузок. В лечении болезней используется активно 2 -3 десятка лет,но так как требуется навык в работе метод пока не в широкой практике.

ЛЕЧЕНИЕ дыханием смесями инертных газов (гелий, ксенон, аргон, криптон...)

По мнению опытных военно-морских врачей - получается "эффект массажа" всех клеточных мембран организма. Каждая клеточка Вашего тела начинает дышать по-новому, а значит - жизнь меняется к лучшему...Особенно это чувствуют клетки нервной системы - в них наиболее активно биоэлеткические явления. Улучшается также и кровообращение, и все процессы дыхания во всех тканях организма.

Фотомодификация крови с дыханием смесью кислорода и гелия в специальных режимах

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Agent grijpt minderjarig meisje bij de keel grijpt en gooit haar op de grond: "Op geen enkele manier goed te praten"

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In Florida doken er schokkende beelden op van agent Willard Miller die een 15-jarig meisje bij de keel grijpt en op de grond gooit. De gebeurtenissen vonden plaats in een school voor kinderen met speciale noden. Het is echter niet duidelijk of het meisje ook een leerling was op die school. Op de beelden zie je hoe de agent haar bij de keel grijpt, op de grond gooit, hardhandig terug optilt en haar vervolgens uit de kamer duwt. Wat het motief van de agent was, is niet duidelijk, maar een duwtje in de agent zijn knieholte zal waarschijnlijk een trigger zijn geweest. “Wat er ook zou zijn gebeurd of welk dialoog er heeft afgespeeld tussen de twee, kan mij niets schelen”, verklaarde Sheriff Gregory Tony later. “Het houdt geen steek en het was nergens voor nodig.” De agent werd na de vrijlating van de beelden veroordeeld tot kindermishandeling zonder lichamelijk letsel, wat een derdegraadsmidrijf is.


          

ROS 101: Monitoring a Push Button Switch with the Robot Operating System

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We can investigate the fundamentals and basic concepts of the Robot Operating System (ROS) using only an Arduino, a Raspberry Pi, and a tactile push button switch. With these electronic components, we can easily demonstrate the ROS concept of publishing a topic when the tactile push button switch is pressed.

This hands-on tutorial, adapted from the ROS.org wiki, takes several minutes to setup and will display a True or False boolean message on a Linux terminal.

The ROS model for publishing the Boolean message is illustrated below:

The push button ROS circuit is quite simple in terms of its component count. The circuit consists of a tactile push button switch wired to the digital pin 3 of an Arduino Uno. The tactile push button switch provides a digital logic low signal enabled by a software pullup resistor of the Arduino code.

Here's a circuit schematic diagram:

Here as well is an equivalent breadboard electrical wiring diagram showing the attachment of the tactile push button switch to an Arduino Uno:

The Arduino software code (sketch) for enabling the pullup resistor for the tactile switch is provided next:

With the electrical wiring of the tactile push button switch to the Arduino Uno completed, the electronics prototyping platform can be attached to the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ using a USB cable. The B connector mates with the Arduino. The A connector attaches to the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ USB port.

Here is the actual prototype of the ROS push button tutorial:

The next phase is to upload the push button code to the Arduino. With the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) opened, go to Rosserial Arduino Library. With the mouse, select Button_ example.

To activate the ROS Master to monitor the topic (pushed) is initiated by pressing a tactile push button switch. Opening a Linux terminal and typing the ROS command roscore after the prompt ($) will start the ROS Master code for push button monitoring.

To allow the data communication between the ROS Master and the topic pushed to be established, the rosserial command is typed next.

Opening a new Linux terminal window and typing the command rosrun rosserial_python serial_node.py /dev/ttyACM0 will establish a serial communication link between the ROS Master and the pushed topic.

The baud rate for this communication link is set at 56700 baud. The publisher node will transmit the Boolean message of True or False based on the tactile push button’s event or triggered status.

An example session of the ROS button displaying the Boolean value as the tactile push button switch is being activated is illustrated in the following figure:

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To view the published topic pushed boolean data, another Linux terminal window is open. After the prompt, type the ROS command rostopic echo pushed to view the Boolean data on the opened Linux terminal window.

For further experimentation with this ROS monitoring application we could replace the tactile push button switch with another electrical or electronic switching device such as an electromechanical relay’s normally open (N.O.) or normally closed (N.C)] contacts, or a transistor based digital switch. You can also create a pulldown resistor by modifying the push button code previously shown and observe the software behavior of the triggered switch.

For reference material on how to get started with ROS, read the introductory Design News article here.

 

 

[All images courtesy Don Wilcher]

Don Wilcher is a passionate teacher of electronics technology and an electrical engineer with 26 years of industrial experience. He’s worked on industrial robotics systems, automotive electronic modules/systems, and embedded wireless controls for small consumer appliances. He’s also a book author, writing DIY project books on electronics and robotics technologies


          

Supply Chain Transparency Critical to Slowing Down the Amazon Deforestation

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As the magnitude of the Amazon fires has now reached a level in which scientists are confirming that the ongoing destruction can have catastrophic consequences for Brazil and the world, businesses are beginning to reconsider sourcing their supplies from the area in response. 

Over the last months, the Amazon deforestation rate was an area of Manhattan every day, following reports that farmers were clearing land for crop fields and cattle ranches, as the new Brazilian government was opening up the region to economic activity. According to the country’s National Institute for Space Research, Brazil (the world’s largest beef exporter) had over 72,000 fire outbreaks this year, with more than half of them located in the Amazon. This number represents an 84-percent increase compared to last year.
 
The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world, a home to one million native people and three million species of plants and animals. The rainforest covers an area about half the size of Europe and is a vital source of carbon that helps to slow down the pace of global warming, absorbing millions of tonnes of carbon emissions every year. With deforestation, the rainforest’s capacity to absorb carbon emissions is reducing and the carbon they are storing is released into the atmosphere. Non-profit organisation Mighty Earth estimates that globally there are 1.6 billion acres of degraded land for agriculture to expand without deforestation, however the Amazon continues to be cleared for beef production. 
 
Earlier this month, H&M announced that they stopped purchasing leather from Brazil over concerns that the country’s cattle industry is the main contributor of the Amazon deforestation. Other companies such VF Corporation, the parent company of North Face, Vans and Timberland followed. While these companies play relatively small roles in the area with VF Corporation sourcing around five percent and H&M one percent of their leather from Brazil, businesses sourcing from the area are increasingly focus on reviewing their supply chains.
 
In a recent statement, Mars announced that they are developing action plans for raw materials linked to deforestation, such as beef and palm oil, and the company’s targets for reducing emissions include the impact of agriculture and land use change. Nestle, which sources meat, palm oil, soy and cocoa from Brazil, has also announced that they are monitoring their suppliers and would immediately cease sourcing from suppliers found to be linked to Amazon deforestation.
 
The situation is not only critical in the Amazon, but also in many other parts of the world like Africa, this is a positive step toward raising awareness and taking steps to protect the environment and fight climate change. 
 
Research suggests that avoiding or at least reducing meat and dairy products is the single most effective way to improve our environmental impact on the planet. With the world’s population increasing, the growth in food demand is predicted to reach between 59 to 98 percent by 2050, and as a result, agricultural markets will be impacted – farmers will have to increase agricultural land and enhance productivity, however this still might not be quick enough to meet the growing demand. In addition, climate change-driven water shortages, rising global temperatures and extreme weather changes will play a key role. To address this, a new approach to food is necessary and according to the UN, switching to a plant-based diet can reduce the burden on the environment and help to fight climate change.
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Sr. Full Stack S/W Engineer

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РЕСПУБЛИКАЛЫК ГЕЗИТТЕРГЕ ОБЗОР

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“КЫРГЫЗ ТУУСУ”

ТИКАдан Таласка

Кара-Буура райондук ооруканасынын төрөт бөлүмү толугу менен капиталдык ремонттон өткөрүлдү. Буга Туркиянын ТИКАсы көмөктөшкөн.

Жумгалдагы акыйнектер

Өкмөттүн Нарын облусундагы өкүлү Аманбай Кайыпов Жумгал районун кыдырып, жер-жерлерде эл менен жолугушууларды өткөрүп, калктын турмушун жакшыртууга умтулууда.

Сапаттуу билим келечекке карай жол

Махмуд Кашгари атындагы Чыгыш университетинин билимдүү адистерди даярдоо боюнча жүргүзүп жаткан иштери баяндалат.

Максаттуу ыр аркылуу – ыйманга чакыруу

Учурда эл оозуна алынган “Жубайыма” аттуу ырдын аткаруучусу эстрада ырчысы Турдакун Ниязалиев менен маекте ырдын алгачкы сынчысы келинчеги болгондугун жашырбайт

“СЛОВО КЫРГЫЗСТАНА” (В КОНЦЕ НЕДЕЛИ)

Мы приходим к вам с теплом

В воскресенье государственное предприятие “Кыргызжилкоммунсоюз” празднует свой профессинальный праздник – День работников жилищно-коммунального хозяйства. На сегодня это предприятие – 133 котельных, расположенных по всей республике, более 346 километров теплосетей, 536 тысяч гигакалорий тепловой энергии, вырабатываемой за сезон и 42 836 абонентов, которым поставляется тепло.

Какие деньги – такие мы

“В царстве денег надвигаются изменения, постепенные или революционные, катастрофические, но обязательно существенные и всемирные”,- размышляет автор – экс-губернатор Баткенской области С.Айжигитов.

Интеграция в глобальное образование: реальные шаги

Интервью с председателем Попечительского совета учебно-научного-производственного комплекса международного университета Кыргызстана Асылбеком Айдаралиевым. “Крайне важно провести оптимизацию работы высших учебных заведений и улучшить законодательство”,-считает академик НАН.

Нооруз- дыхание весны

Материалы, посвященные древнему национальному празднику.

Заметки москвички, живущей в Кыргызстане

Мария Джалая делится своими впечатлениями о Кыргызстане и кыргызстанцах.

Рассказы про Манаса

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“ЭРКИН ТОО”

Өкмөт өлкөбүздү азык-түлүк менен толук камсыздоону ойлоп жатат

Кыргыз Өкмөтүнүн аткара турган негизги жети багыты боюнча конкреттүү милдеттери чагылдырылган материал.

Жумушсуз жарандарга ай сайын көргөзмө өткөрүлөт

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Байыркы мамонттун уникалдуу калдыктары

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Дартты жөн койсо жайылат, дарыласа айыгат

Жалал-Абад облустук үй-бүлөлүк медицина борборунун директору Маматжан Миянов чөлкөмдө калктын саламаттыгын сактоо боюнча жүргүзүп жаткан иштери туурасында маек курат.

Ыр дептер эмес, сыр дептер

Абдил Шерматовдун “Жаңы дептер” ырлар жыйнагына Кыргыз эл акыны Токтосун Самудинов көз чаптырат

 


          

!!! STÁVKA !!!

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Českomoravský odborový svaz pracovníků školství vyhlásil na STŘEDU 6.11.2019 jednodenní STÁVKU, do které se zapojí také všichni pedagogičtí pracovníci ZŠ Litoměřice, U Stadionu 4.

V tento den bude škola, školní družina i školní jídelna UZAVŘENA!!!

Do stávky se zapojujeme z důvodu nesouhlasu s navrhovaným způsobem navýšení platů pedagogickým pracovníkům.

V případě, že dojde k dohodě a ČMOS stávku odvolá, budete o zrušení stávky informováni. Sledujte internetové stránky školy www.ustadionu.cz .

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Pruning Hedges

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Pruning Hedges

There's all kinds of conflicting opinions on when to prune a cedar hedge. So what's our take on it?

Let's start by thinking of the growth patterns of a plant. Plants always grow from the tips of the branches or the terminal buds. Sun loving plants grow only where there's sun. In the spring the first flush appears. This new flush of growth is soft and fleshy and "hardens off" during the summer. A second flush will sometimes appear in the summer and harden off by the fall. These hardened off buds are what the plant uses to grow the following year. Plants always try to prepare their growth nodes or buds before the winter so they're ready for the spring.

If we use these items as starting points, let's think about pruning hedges. If you cut your hedge in the spring, you remove all the terminal buds. That's not always a bad thing since removing terminal buds cause plants to bush out. However, the plant needs to generate new buds and growth nodes early in the season and this takes time. Effectively, you've slowed down your cedar hedge very early in the season. Not really ideal.

So how about pruning in the fall? Again not always a great idea. The cedar has all these nicely prepared buds waiting for the spring and then we come along and lop them all off. Imagine the instinct of the cedar - "Holy moly! I have no buds left for the spring. I better make some and fast!" So the cedar starts a late flush to recover those lost buds. The first hard frost comes and there wasn't enough time for the cedar to harden off those nice new buds. Whammo - brown tips in the spring. An entire collection of small frozen off buds. To top it all off, it needs to generate new buds in the spring. That would be one unhappy cedar.

So if we shouldn't prune cedars in the spring or the fall, what's next? Easy - the summer. Around the end of July and the beginning of August, that first springtime flush of growth has slowed down and hardened off. A nice pruning at this time of year stimulates the same "Holy moly! I need to create buds" instinct, but at least those newly formed buds have enough time to grow and harden off for the winter. Not only that, but you end up with twice the growth - one natural flush in the spring and a second nice flush in the fall for a super-fat hedge.

Let's take the light consideration into account when pruning. Always prune hedges so the top is narrower than the bottom, not straight and box-like. This allows light to reach all parts of the plant and keeps your hedge green from top to bottom. Unfortunately, if a cedar has already dropped it's green at the base, you won't be able to get it back again so you need to stay on top of it.

How much do you need to take off a cedar? Very little. If you want your hedge to grow, a very short 1/2" trimming is all you need. Removing those small tips stimulates the plant to bush out more. You're mainly removing the most powerful bud on the branch so others can get a fighting chance to catch up. If you want to cut it back harder, by all means you can, but remember the browning out rule - if you removal all the green, it will not come back.

And if your hedge is way too high and you need to lop off 3' or so? Well, that's pretty drastic but it can be done. The time of year isn't all that important when taking off major parts like that, but make sure the light sheering for shape is at the right time.

Oh, and one last piece of advice - make sure you use good and sharp tools. It's like surgery for your plants so a rusty cutter makes a poor job. It's also a good idea to use a little bleach on your tools before and after a pruning job just to be sure no diseases or fungus gets spread around from your tools.


          

Artie 3000™ Coding and Drawing Robot... a bit of a review...

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I came across this one on Facebook... and as an educator who specializes in Student Robotics, Student Creativty, and Art Education this naturally caught my attention...


ART-BOTS have been around a long time. I included some stuff on them in my book for ISTE (International Socieity for Technology in Education) "Getting Started with LEGO Robotics: An Educators Guide"... those were drawing robots that kids created and constructed with the LEGO Robotics Kits... and that's quite a project. But this is something related but different. This one appears to be a pre-built robot whose function is to draw... kids (or adults) create works of art by programming the robot to draw it as it travels around. Again, not a new idea, there were LOGO (programming language) Turtle Robots drawing for kids who programmed them years and years ago.

BUT the ARTIE 3000 Coding and Drawing Robot seems to me to be a low cost, robust student robot that does all of this well and that should give kids in classrooms (or elsewhere) very good STEAM learning experiences with much of the prep and problems taken out of it... In other words IF you want kids to get down to coding a robot and making art with it (and there is a rich, rich vein of learning to be mined through this approach), this seems to be a good approach!


As for the Visual Art aspect of this... Well, kids won't develop the motor skills involved painstakingly learning to draw with a simple implement like a pencil (I taught middle school drawing for many years, by the way)... BUT, that TOO could be the point because Artie 3000 promises to draw shapes (and patterns, etc) that appear visually perfect, thus taking the frustration factor (a high one) out of the art activity.

What sort of artistic image  might a kid make with this? Well, the kid has to learn how to program the robot to draw what he or she wants (trust me, the coding/programing approaches that would be used ARE simple and will lead to a good understanding how programming works... and by extension, how humans get their intelligent machines to do their work for them).

Could kids make great art with Artie? Why not? And by the way, the robot isn't making the "Art", simply making the marks on the paper... the ideas, explorations, art works... are the kids... And as is the case with any other 'Art Tool' Artie is a means and not an end... and thus, kids will still benefit from learning discipline and perseverance (grit) and in learning what is Art and the elements of design that go into it, etc... The kinds of things that a good art teacher would teach.

Caution, while I do think that this would make a great addition for any classroom (could be a single unit placed as a learning station somewhere in the classroom). This will not take the place of a full Technology/Student Robotics program and will not take the place of an Art Program (although this would make a nice addtiion to one and, as a bonus, make for a great way to understand STEAM, the intersection of STEM with the Arts)... You go, Artie 3000!

 


As it appeared this morning in Amazon...

Educational Insights Artie 3000 The Coding Robot: STEM Toy, Coding Robot for Kids 7+