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          Alfred Hitchcock's best MacGuffins      Cache   Translate Page      
Dan Norma
Oct 9, 2018

Grab your passport and bring a sidekick. We're hunting for Alfred Hitchcock’s greatest MacGuffins

Spoilers lie ahead for The Trouble With Harry, Psycho, North By Northwest, To Catch A Thief, The Lady Vanishes and Star Wars

The MacGuffin is one of those storytelling inventions that operates by a vague “I know it when I see it” rule. The man who popularised its use, Alfred Hitchcock, didn’t help matters. When asked to define the MacGuffin – as he frequently was – he would repeat the same nonsensical joke.

In Hitchcock’s interview with François Truffaut, Truffaut attempts to establish limits on the phrase (is it “the pretext for the plot”? is it ideally “forgotten” amongst the rush of the action?). Each time, Hitch replies with an answer that amounts to little more than ‘sort of’.

Without any exact definitions being offered by either Hitchcock or the screenwriter credited with the term, Angus MacPhail, most writing about MacGuffins is dedicated to pinning down precisely what it is.

It is easier to provide examples. The treasure map is a classic MacGuffin. The Golden Fleece hunted by the Argonauts another. They can loosely be linked as specific items to be discovered and/or claimed, but this doesn’t give the full picture.

The Holy Grail of Arthurian legend is often cited as a MacGuffin but, though there is overlap, a grail is its own storytelling device. Grails hold some spiritual meaning for the characters. The MacGuffin is a more material gain, less noble and not to be taken as seriously.

What can be gathered from Hitchcock’s words is that a MacGuffin is an excuse for a plot. It is usually the trigger that springs the plot into action. Without it, there would be no story. In some ways it is the inverse of a deus ex machina. Where a deus ex machina arrives from nowhere to wrap the plot up, a MacGuffin starts it off.

One point on which Hitchcock was clear is that the MacGuffin is unimportant. In the Truffaut interview he insists that while it “must seem to be of vital importance to the characters [t]o me, the narrator, they’re of no importance whatever”. All that is important is that it pushes our characters out of the door and into the story. There are multiple variations on the MacGuffin, but those used by Hitchcock fall into three subcategories.

The Secret

As seen in: The 39 Steps; North by Northwest; Foreign Correspondent; The Lady Vanishes; Star Wars: A New Hope; Burn After Reading  

This is the MacGuffin most associated with Hitchcock, with his two most quintessential – the memorised plans in The 39 Steps and the microfilm in North by Northwest – coming under this category. Foreign Correspondent and The Lady Vanishes both revolve around the kidnapping of someone in possession of vital information (a crucial clause in a treaty in FC, a coded message in TLV). Most often found in spy films, this takes the form of secret intelligence which gives one entity – whether a country, an organisation, or a person – power over another.

The Death Star plans in A New Hope also come under this category, though George Lucas himself disagrees. Challenging Hitchcock’s key specification that the MacGuffin be unimportant, Lucas considered R2-D2 to be the MacGuffin of A New Hope, feeling that the audience should care about the MacGuffin as much as the characters do. This carries through to the Indiana Jones films, where the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail end up literally saving the day.

Even the plans for the Death Star, pivotal to the final act, border on being too important. Lucas’ evolution of the MacGuffin creates a grey area between MacGuffin and grail, where objects such as the Ring in Lord of the Rings or Infinity War’s Infinity Stones can also be found.

The Treasure

As seen in: To Catch A Thief; Psycho; The Maltese Falcon; The Ocean’s series; No Country For Old Men; The Pink Panther

The most straightforward MacGuffin. A good rule of thumb for this is to ask whether the item could be swapped out for a priceless rubber duck without any change to the plot. If your answer is yes, then the item is a MacGuffin. Rare art, one-of-a-kind diamonds, and unimaginable fortunes all fall under this classification.  

To Catch A Thief has the same ‘wrongly-accused man looking to clear their name’ plot as The 39 Steps and North by Northwest, with diamonds subbed in for secrets. Ostensibly part of Cary Grant’s plan to clear his name, the real story purpose of the diamonds is to bring him into the orbit of Grace Kelly. Once this has been done, the diamonds are relegated to the background. Even the owner is unconcerned about their potential theft, echoing Hitchcock’s own approach to the MacGuffin when she compares her diamonds to “a train ticket that gets me somewhere”. The diamonds get things going, but they’re really not the point.

Outside of The 39 Steps and North by Northwest, the most celebrated MacGuffin of Hitchcock’s filmography belongs to Psycho. Easily forgotten by the film’s end, the money stolen by Janet Leigh is what leads to her checking in at the Bates Motel. As in To Catch A Thief the treasure brings the two leads together before being cast aside for more important matters. So incidental is the money in Psycho that an oblivious Tony Perkins sinks it in the swamp while cleaning up the crime scene.

Somewhere halfway between The Secret and The Treasure lies another variant, the ‘Magical Treasure’. In this case, the treasure has one powerful ability which gives it value. Think the Philosopher’s Stone from Harry Potter. Although frequently found in fantasy or science-fiction, this MacGuffin doesn’t have to be magical. The transit papers in Casablanca qualify, as an item that gives its holders the freedom to leave Morocco.

The Character

As seen in: Rope; The Trouble With Harry; The Lady Vanishes; Foreign Correspondent; Saving Private Ryan

The trickiest of the three to identify. For a character to be considered a MacGuffin, they must be both integral to the plot and completely replaceable. In Saving Private Ryan, the story is driven by the mission to rescue a soldier. There is no story without him. Yet, up until the end, that story would play out identically if it were any other soldier in Ryan’s place. His actions don’t factor into it. By this measure, Apocalypse Now doesn’t qualify. Kurtz’s own actions and megalomania lead to Willard being sent after him.

A good rule of thumb is to ask

* Is there still a film if this character is removed?
* Do any of this character’s actions affect the plot?

If your answer to both is no, you have a MacGuffin.

Using a person as a MacGuffin is a cold thing, and Hitchcock recognises this in Rope. Rope opens with two men murdering their friend David, before throwing a party in the apartment where the body is hidden to see if they can get away with it. David – and the body that could be discovered at any moment – is the film’s MacGuffin. Chillingly he is treated as a MacGuffin by the killers themselves, deciding he is “as good or as bad as any other” to be the victim of their experiment.

The Trouble With Harry takes a much cheerier approach to its corpse. The discovery of a dead body in the countryside brings the neighbourhood together as they try to solve who he is, how he died, and spend a day alternately burying him and digging him up again to avoid police charges. The characters of The Trouble With Harry treat the body with exasperation, as though it were something much more mundane than a corpse. By the film’s end, it has brought two couples together and everyone (of those still alive) agrees things have worked out pretty nicely.   

Finally there’s The Lady Vanishes and Foreign Correspondent. Though listed under the Secret MacGuffin, each has an argument for belonging to this category too. In both, the person carrying the secret is kidnapped and the search for the secret becomes a search for them. Is the MacGuffin the information, or the person in possession of it? The Lady Vanishes makes the strongest case for being the latter. For most of its runtime, the audience has no idea about the code the kidnapped Miss Froy is carrying and nor do the heroes. She is just a disappeared passenger about whom very little is known. It is only after her reappearance that she comes into focus as a character and, ever the professional, only at the end does she reveal the existence of any code.

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Karen M. Cox is an award-winning author of novels accented with romance and history: 1932, Find Wonder in All Things, Undeceived, I Could Write a Book, and Son of a Preacher Man. She also contributed short stories to several anthologies: “Northanger Revisited 2015”, in Sun-Kissed: Effusions of Summer, “I, Darcy”, in The Darcy Monologues, “An Honest Man”, in Dangerous to Know: Jane Austen’s Rakes and Gentleman Rogues, and “A Nominal Mistress”, in the new anthology, Rational Creatures. She has some titles in Kindle Unlimited, and some in iBooks and Kobo. All are available in Amazon, and I Could Write a Book is currently in production for audio.

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What makes my heart beat faster 
Guest post by Karen M. Cox

Hello, all you wonderful readers! I’m thrilled to be back at With Love For Books with a giveaway and a post about things that make my heart beat faster.

There are a bazillion things that COULD make my heart pound. Some of these things are not so good: the (bad) news, nightmares, public speaking.

Then again, some of those heart palpitation-inducing agents are delightful: that first glimpse of the ocean after a long stint inland, the Hallelujah chorus (I don’t care if they play it every Christmas), Tom Hardy (those lips, wow!).

When it comes to books, however, what makes my heart beat faster is adventure, whether it takes place out in the world or inside a character’s mind.

I have always been a particular fan of identity arc stories: the tale of how a person learns who they are and what their life path should be. It’s what I believe fiction was meant to do for us—pointing a way to self-discovery and showing us by example how a person can grow and change into who they are meant to be. Most of my favorite books—even if they aren’t books about identity per se, have that element in them. For example, I have loved JK Rowling’s The Prisoner of Azkaban, the In Death series by JD Robb, and The Time-Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.

My love for identity stories has also influenced my own writing. In particular, my Son of a Preacher Man is a tale of two people finding their own life paths and figuring out whether those paths can intertwine.

A story doesn’t have to end happily for me to be glad I read it, but if it doesn’t end well, there had better be some superb writing to compensate me for the sadness or anger I feel. I think that’s why I’m often drawn to romance novels. The world is sad enough, and my reading functions as my escape. Therefore, a Happy Ever After is a typical requirement.

I’m willing to step out of my usual genre, however. If an identity arc story includes a mystery, I’ll happily follow the clues and try to figure it out. But if a tale of self-discovery includes the discovery of a potential soul mate, all the better. If books with adventure makes my heart beat faster, it makes perfect sense that I’d like a little romance in the mix as well. Because, in the greater scheme of things, it could be argued that an enduring love is the greatest adventure of all.

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Christopher Columbus likely would have slipped back into obscurity if not for American hubris.

Christopher Columbus was a narcissist.

He believed he was personally chosen by God for a mission that no one else could achieve. After 1493, he signed his name “xpo ferens” – “the Christbearer.” His stated goal was to accumulate enough wealth to recapture Jerusalem. His arrogance led to his downfall, that of millions of Native Americans – and eventually fostered his resurrection as the most enduring icon of the Americas.

Columbus in chains

In 1496, Columbus was the governor of a colony based at Santo Domingo, in what is now the modern Dominican Republic – a job he hated. He could not convince the other “colonists,” especially those with noble titles, to follow his leadership.

They were not colonists in the traditional sense of the word. They had gone to the Indies to get rich quick. Because Columbus was unable to temper their lust, the Crown viewed him as an incompetent administrator. The colony was largely a social and economic failure. The wealth that Columbus promised the Spanish monarchs failed to materialize, and he made continuous requests for additional financial support, which the monarchs reluctantly provided.

By 1500, conditions in Hispaniola were so dire that the Crown sent Francisco de Bobadilla to investigate. Bobadilla’s first sight, at the mouth of the Ozama River, was four Spanish “mutineers” hanging from gallows. Under authority from the king, Bobadilla arrested Columbus and his brothers for malfeasance and sent them to Spain in chains. Columbus waited seven months for an audience at the court. He refused to have his chains removed until the meeting, and even asked in his will to be buried with the chains.

Although the Spanish rulers wanted Columbus to disappear, he was allowed one final voyage from 1502 to 1504. He died in 1506, and went virtually unmentioned by historians until he was resurrected as a symbol of the United States.

Inventing Columbus

In the mid-18th century, scholars brought to light long-forgotten documents about Columbus and the early history of the New World.

One of the most important was Bartolome de las Casas’ three-volume “Historia de las Indias.” This book was suppressed in Spain because it documented Spain’s harsh treatment of the native peoples. His depiction of Spanish mistreatment of the Indians provided the foundation for the “Black Legend.” His account “blackened” Spanish character by depicting it as repressive, brutal, intolerant and intellectually and artistically backward. Whatever Spain’s motives, the conquest of the Americas destroyed native cultures and ushered in centuries of African enslavement.

Another was the personal journal of Christopher Columbus from his first voyage, published in 1880. The journal captured the attention of Gustavus Fox, Abraham Lincoln’s assistant secretary of the Navy, who made the first attempt to reconstruct the route of Columbus’s first voyage.

Renewed scholarly interest in Columbus coincided with political motives to deny Spain any remaining claims in the Americas. Spain’s American colonies declared independence, one by one, from the beginning of the 19th century. Simón Bolivar, and other Creole revolutionary leaders, embraced a classical philosophy that highlighted their Roman ancestry to a degree that “Spanish America” was converted to Latin America. The final assault came with the U.S. invasion of Cuba and the six-month Spanish-American War in 1898. Puerto Rico became a U.S. territory, and this year marks the 100th anniversary of the purchase of the U.S. Virgin Islands from Denmark.

Columbus likely would have slipped back into obscurity if not for American hubris.

The Columbian Exposition

In 1889, France put on what reviewers described as the most spectacular World’s Fair possible. Held on the Champs de Mars in Paris, its crowning achievement was the Eiffel Tower.

After Paris, the United States set out to prove to the world it was the equal of Europe by staging its own World’s Fair. No one has claimed credit for the theme of the Exposition, but the stage was set when American writer and author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Washington Irving, attempted to revive his flagging career by writing the first biography of Christopher Columbus in English, published in 1828.

His embellishments created the great hero whose legend the fair celebrated: “He was one of those men of strong natural genius, who appear to form themselves; who, from having to contend at their very outset with privations and impediments, acquire an intrepidity in braving and a facility in vanquishing difficulties.”

The Columbian Exposition and World’s Fair was timed to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the New World. President Benjamin Harrison presided over opening ceremonies on Oct. 12, 1892. That same day, the Pledge of Allegiance was introduced in American schools.

Chicago created the “White City” – a collection of nine “palaces” designed by America’s greatest architects, conceived and constructed in only 26 months. Outside the White City was the grittier Midway, which is now a common feature of carnivals and fairs. The fair gave visitors their first taste of carbonated soda, Cracker Jacks and Juicy Fruit chewing gum. An enormous 264-foot-tall Ferris wheel transported 36 cars each carrying up to 60 people on a 20-minute ride. More than 28 million tickets were sold during the six months the Columbian Exposition was open. Columbus was the darling of 19th-century mass media.

Seventy-one portraits of Columbus, all posthumous, hung in a Grand Gallery. Following Irving’s descriptions, Columbus became the embodiment of the American Dream. The son of simple wool weavers and someone who had a great dream challenged the greatest scholars of his day, and boldly went where no man had gone before. Better yet, he was Italian. America could deny that Spain had any part in the discovery of the New World.

President Harrison declared a national holiday to coincide with opening of the Columbian Exposition – Columbus Day. It was officially recognized by Congress in 1937.

In 1992, as the United States prepared for the 500th anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas, the pendulum swung again. The devastating impact of his “discovery” on native peoples throughout the Americas led protesters to decry Columbus as a “terrorist.”

Columbus the man died more than 500 years ago. Columbus the legend is still being dismantled. His story illustrates the blurred borders between myth and history – how an architect of destruction was turned into a national symbol.

This is an updated version of an article originally published on Oct. 10, 2016.

This article has been updated to correct the name of the president who presided over the Columbian Exposition’s opening ceremonies.

William Francis Keegan, Curator of Caribbean Archaeology, University of Florida

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HARDWARE FEATURES
ProcessorQualcomm Atheros Enterprise 560MHz CPU, MIPS 74Kc
Memory64MB DDR2 RAM, 8MB Flash
Interface1 10/100Mbps Shielded Ethernet Port (LAN0,Passive PoE in)
1 10/100Mbps Shielded Ethernet Port (LAN1, Passive PoE Passthrough)
1 Grounding Terminal
1 Reset Button
Power SupplyPassive Power over Ethernet via LAN0 (+4,5pins; -7,8pins)
Voltage range: 16-27VDC
Power Consumption10.5 Watts Max
Note: When deployed using Passive PoE, the power drawn from the power source will be higher by some amount depending on the length of the connecting cable.
Dimensions ( W x D x H )224 x 79 x 60 mm
Antenna TypeBuilt-in 13dBi 2x2 Dual-polarized Directional Antenna
Beam Width: 45° (H-Plane) / 30° (E-Plane)
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Protection15KV ESD Protection
6KV Lightning Protection
EnclosureOutdoor ASA stabilized plastic material
IPX5 waterproof Certification
WIRELESS FEATURES
Wireless StandardsIEEE 802.11a/n (with Pharos MAXtream disabled)
Proprietary ProtocolTDMA Mode (with Pharos MAXtream enabled)
Wireless SpeedsUp to 300Mbps (40MHz,Dynamic)
Up to 144.4Mbps (20MHz,Dynamic)
Up to 72.2Mbps (10MHz,Dynamic)
Up to 36.1Mbps (5MHz,Dynamic)
Frequency5.15~5.85GHz
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Transmission Power23dBm/200mw (Adjustable power by 1dBm)
Note: Maximum transmission power may vary across different channels depending on the limitations of the countries or regions in which the device is used.
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Wireless ConfigurationsPharos MAXtream TDMA Technology
802.11a/n Modes
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Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
WDS Enable/Disable
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ManagementDiscovery and Remote Management via Pharos Control application
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          Three Years in the Klondike by Jeremiah Lynch, Edited by Dale L. Morgan, Panning for Gold, Lakeside Classics, 1967 Vintage X LIBRARY Book by ProfessorBooknoodle      Cache   Translate Page      

24.00 USD

This is a clean and attractive deaccessioned library copy of "Three Years in the Klondike" by Jeremiah Lynch. The book was edited by Dale L. Morgan and issued in 1967 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons in their Lakeside Classics Series. The book has a frontispiece photo-portrait of the author, a map and eight halftone photographs as illustrations. It's an exciting read, full of discovery and human interest, as the table of contents suggests:

CONTENTS: Historical Introduction / Frisco to Dawson / First Day in Dawson / The Post OFfice / Trip to French Hill / Autumn of 1898 - Dawson / My First Snow Experience / The First Sleigh Journey / Eldorado and bonanza / The Stampede / The Fire / The Mine / Autumn of 1899 / Winter of 1899 / Galena Creek / The Year 1900 / The Robbery / The Murders / Around La Barge / Summer of 1901

SERIES : Lakeside Classics (No. 65)
TITLE : Three Years in the Klondike
AUTHOR : Jeremiah Lynch
EDITOR : Dale L. Morgan
IMPRINT : R. R. Donnelley & Sons
PLACE : Chicago
DATE : 1967
EDITION : Reprint
PROVENANCE : Deaccessioned library book ... X-LIBRARY

Illustrated trade hardcover; contains 9 halftone photographs, and one map. Has an Introduction, notes, and an index; lvi + 372 pages , plus three pages of publisher's list; 4 1/4" x 6 5/8", dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering on spine, and publisher's device stamped in gilt on front board. Top edge gilt.

CONDITION ... This is a deaccessioned library volume which remains clean and attractive, with the following noted:

EXTERIOR — Catalog label on spine. Spine displays transparent spotting, likely as a result of application of catalog label. Boards have mild surface rub, and a touch of the same transparent spotting on the front ... board corner tips softly bumped ... basically clean and attractive. Top edge gilt a touch rubbed, else bright. Fore-and bottom text-block edges not marked.
BINDING : The rear flyleaf has been replaced, else solid with no detached or loose leaves.
INTERIOR — Library markings are at a minimum (identity stamp and discard stamp on front flyleaf), just discernible are some pencil erasures of catalog marks on title page (this has no real effect). There maybe one or two other catalog marks through the text, but I did not spot any. Basically the text is clean and unmarked - no underlining, no marginalia, no writing. All seems clean and presentable.


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Motion information plays an important role in identifying moving objects, which has not been well utilized in state-of-the-art tracking algorithms. In this letter, we propose a unified framework integrating two tracking problems, i.e., pixel-level foreground probabilistic inference and motion parameter estimation. Our model employs motion fields to propagate probability forward, and discovers motion patterns in the spatial domain to distinguish targets from the background. It takes advantage of continuity and inertia of both target and camera motion, and provides reliable evidence to resolve confusion caused by appearance similarity between targets and the background. Target localization is effectively achieved from the pixel-level foreground probabilistic map. Experimental results demonstrate that the proposed method significantly improves our baseline method, and achieves performance comparable to state-of-the-art tracking methods with more complex features.
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imageStar Trek Online Launches Its Age of Discovery Content - MMORPG.com

Star Trek Online devs are welcoming captains to the Age of Discovery starting today. Players can log in to the first part of the new content that is based on the Star Trek: Discovery series from CBS All-Access and will see players face off against the Klingons and working alongside Cadet Sylvia Tilly. Tilly is voiced by series actress Mary Wiseman.

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Get excited for the upcoming seasons of 'America Gods,' 'Star Trek: Discovery,' and 'Titans,' just to name a few.

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From: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/08/super_micro_us_uk_intelligence/ We have: “In the situation Bloomberg describes, the so-called compromised servers were allegedly making outbound connections. Apple's proprietary security tools are continuously scanning for precisely this kind of outbound traffic, as it indicates the existence of malware or other malicious activity. Nothing was ever found.” My presumption was based on that "security tools" kit having caught something in time, and no foul happened then they punted to the Feds. This assertion is "nothing happened". 2 choices: 1) It happened and is being denied to let the sting play out. Very Plausible. 2) Story is wrong. Also very plausible. No way to choose absent more evidence. What I'm happy about: The Apple statement confirms their IDS / IPS is looking for that stuff. Just what I'd expect (and what I'd do...) . Unknown bit: This was directed at Siri and was pre-production in discovery. It is possible the Engineers caught it and that it never reached legal or IS&T Production... We did a LOT of stuff in ATG that never got communicated to legal or IS&T... I never told them about our Russian Hacker or the bounce off us to the Mil site in Hawaii.. So I'd add the 3rd choice of "It happened, only a few folks know"... and it's most likely IMHO.
          Comment on Photo gallery: A turbulent journey of self-discovery at the Race to the Rock by Adam Lana      Cache   Translate Page      
Thanks for backing this up Coogs. I don't normally jump in these posts, but hey I wrote the article. I too have responsibly driven a car after little, to no sleep, ie after long haul flights or when I have had driven my children to hospital, and I am sure a few of us have had nervous nights of "no sleep" before a bike race or event where you've had to get up 4am to get there. So many of us humans have done so, and when a car you're actually driving two tons of metal that could actually cause some damage. My number 1 goal for this trip was to get home to my family, I had rested on the plane, had some sleep and the majority of it was on bikes paths, so to tell me that I was being "reckless" is 1. a little insulting and 2. I am, at worst being "reckless" to myself. I find it strange that statics show that cars (and in particular distracted drivers) are the most common thing to kill cyclists,not other way round, yet even some like cyclists like @disqus_JNGadJQv6G:disqus @disqus_1dF2wBx6Qz:disqus and @disqus_aDGvbq8cQu:disqus believe we are the ones being reckless. Of course I don't condone being stupid or irresponsible on a bike, yes we can cause some ruckus, but really the most danger we create as cyclists is upon ourselves. @disqus_P4WVCVikii:disqus bike unpacking video below... I'll put a full list online soon https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyvda1ozMOQ&t=1s
          Comment on Photo gallery: A turbulent journey of self-discovery at the Race to the Rock by Nathan      Cache   Translate Page      
That makes it a little more palatable ..... but after Mike anything that can be done to reduce both the actual and perceived risks would be welcome.
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Discovery shows China continues to sabotage critical technology components bound for America.
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          Rosie DiManno: Ontario lawyer accused of seducing vulnerable teenage clients      Cache   Translate Page      

The lawyer sits next to his lawyer in front of a disciplinary panel of lawyers.

The allegations against Gavin McNeill Grant:

  • He impregnated a 17-year-old client, a homeless Crown ward, after acting as duty counsel during her appearance at an Owen Sound courthouse and obtaining the young woman’s release.

  • He had threesome sex with that girl and another teenager at the latter’s apartment, a teenager who — according to her mother — has the intellectual capacity of a 12- to 14-year-old.

  • During a party at his office with the two teenagers, he took delivery of cocaine from one of his criminal clients, consuming almost a gram of blow within minutes, as described by another person present.

  • He propositioned and tried to seduce an 18-year-old client.

  • He took a client/girlfriend on holidays and violently assaulted her in a Florence hotel room. The woman suffered a dislocated jaw, sprained ankle and multiple bruises.

That last alleged incident was contained in an affidavit filed with a Law Society of Ontario disciplinary panel on Tuesday morning. The complainant came forward after reading a media report about Grant’s earlier hearing last week.

At the Oct. 2 procedure, the tribunal allowed Grant to keep his licence to practice, pending a full hearing for an interim suspension. On Tuesday, through his lawyer, Grant granted consent on the interim suspension. That sends the matter to a full disciplinary hearing, probably no earlier than next summer.

“We are prepared to grant the consent order that is proposed by the parties,” said Barbara Murchie, on behalf of the disciplinary tribunal. “I will sign the order and there will be reasons to follow.”

If the full hearing tribunal finds against Grant, 49, his licence could be permanently revoked.

Grant has at least once before been fired from his law firm, according to Law Society investigators, for “erratic and drug-influenced behaviour, missing court dates, purchasing liquor for a minor, minimizing his substance abuse addictions and having sex with teenage clients. In August, 2017, Grant opened his own office in Owen Sound, Ont.

To wind around back to the beginning, the Owen Sound police first investigated Grant in the summer of 2016, after receiving allegations that the lawyer had been involved in an “exploitative sexual relationship” with a 17-year-old Crown ward, Erica. (All of the girls and their parents’ identities are covered by a publication ban; pseudonyms are used in the affidavits.) Det.-Sgt. Peter Daniels brought the matter to the Law Society this past August.

The panel was told by discipline counsel Elaine Strosberg last week that, in June 2016, as duty counsel, Grant had secured bail for Erica. Some six weeks later, Erica approached Grant to hire him as her lawyer. In an interview with the Law Society investigator, Grant said he told Erica he couldn’t represent her because he’s already assisted as duty counsel on her case and recommended another lawyer. Grant didn’t know Erica’s age and didn’t realize she was a minor, he said, because “she doesn’t look young.”

Erica told the investigator that they subsequently had a “brief” sexual relationship and hung around together for a while. At a party in his office not long afterward, it was Erica, Grant insisted, who “got on my lap, kissing me, everyone was drinking, that kind of thing.”

He has denied ever doing any drugs with the teenager.

In the last four years, Grant admits he’s been hospitalized for addiction “probably three or four times.”

The second girl, Poppy, told investigators she attended a party at Grant’s office with Erica in July, 2016. They then went to Poppy’s apartment, with Grant allegedly serving the girls scotch and gin. Erica allegedly wanted to use Poppy’s bed to have sex with Grant because he’d offered her $300. Poppy said no but afterwards heard Grant and Erica having sex on the couch. They left together early the next morning.

At the time, Erica was on bail which required her to remain in residence between 9 p.m. and 6 p.m.

A baby boy was born to Erica in March, 2017. A DNA test confirmed Grant as the father, according to the affidavit.

A second incident involving Poppy allegedly occurred on July 20, 2016, again after a booze and cocaine fuelled party at the lawyer’s office. Grant, Poppy told investigator Adrian Greenaway, invited everyone back to her apartment. Later, through an open bedroom door, Poppy saw Erica performing oral sex on Grant. Erica invited Poppy to join in and she did. This incident was reported the next day to police by Poppy’s mother.

Grant’s purported seduction of young girls, the tribunal was told, dated back eight years when he had propositioned another client, 18-year-old Amy, saying he wanted to snort coke off her backside. Despite the crude proposal, Amy hired Grant for her criminal assault trial. She has claimed he tried to sleep with her the entire time.

That incident was reported to the Law Society last month by senior counsel for Bruce Grey Child and Family Services. Amy was then trying to get back her kids who had been removed by the Children’s Aid Society, with Grant representing her. Before the hearing, Grant allegedly offered Amy a drug that he identified as methamphetamine, which she declined. Amy was further upset because Grant appeared intoxicated in court.

Last week, in urging the disciplinary panel to suspend Grant’s licence until a full hearing, counsel Strosberg argued: “Erica was a Crown ward, homeless and in the criminal justice system and there’s evidence he was impaired in the courthouse … An unchecked drug addict simply cannot be ordered to not partake in drugs.”

When interviewed by phone on Oct. 4, the Bruce Grey Child and Family Services counsel, Christopher Hutton, noted that many of the agency’s clients are young females with addictions, developmental and mental health problems. He could not recall Grant ever representing a male from the agency.

A second Law Society investigator, Brian Borg, conducted that interview. His affidavit, filed Tuesday, included information obtained, through Hutton, from another Child and Family Services client, Jessica, a woman in her early 20s also with a history of addiction struggles. Jessica told Hutton that she believed the reason her case, with Grant as her lawyer, was taking so long was because he was trying to manoeuvre her into sex, coming to her home and meeting her outside business hours.

Most disturbing, however, was the account given by Bella on Oct. 4, the woman who contacted the Law Society after learning of last week’s hearing.

Bella, then 18, had been seven days into a family law trial in 2014, representing herself, when she contacted Grant, whose name had been provided by a friend. She was seeking advice on how to conduct closing arguments. They met in his office after-hours, had drinks, and Grant tried to kiss her. After she left, Grant texted her, saying he’d like to see her again. Thus began and on-and-off relationship that ended after the alleged assault in Florence on May 31. Bella is the young woman Grant had taken to Europe.

She has provided Borg with a report from Italian police about the alleged assault and photos taken upon her return to Canada, documenting the injuries.

Bella said Grant had become agitated and aggressive after dinner at a restaurant — he’d asked the waiter for cocaine, which upset her, she said — because he wanted to have sex and she didn’t. According to the Italian police report, Grant tried to force her into sex, grabbing her by the arms, pushing her on the bed with his knee on her back. She fled to the lobby, where she spent the night.

Supporting documents for Borg’s affidavit include the transcript of his interview with Bella. She describes how their relationship had become more serious, steady, following a troubling discovery she’d made last February.

“We were dating until I found out he was actually living with someone, and that was Erica.”

Rosie DiManno is a columnist based in Toronto covering sports and current affairs. Follow her on Twitter: @rdimanno


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          'Go Be a N----- Somewhere Else': ACLU Files Lawsuit Citing San Francisco Police's Documented History of Vile Racism      Cache   Translate Page      
The city by the bay has been a hotbed of illegal race-based policing. This is just the latest example.

San Francisco's Tenderloin is a heavily populated, racially mixed neighborhood in the heart of one of America's iconic progressive cities. Yet when the San Francisco Police Department and the DEA targeted the neighborhood to crack down on drug dealing between 2013 and 2015 as part of "Operation Safe Schools," the only people they managed to roll up were black.

When 37 black defendants—and no defendants of any other race—got hauled away, nobody noticed. That is until the defendants started showing up looking for federal public defenders. The federal public defenders noticed, and they began making noise about racial disparities and selective enforcement of the drug laws.

Their charges only grew louder with the posting in 2015 of undercover police surveillance video to YouTube revealing a police officer muttering "fucking BMs," police code for black males, as he monitored a group of young men on the street. The video also apparently showed an undercover informant turning down drugs being offered by an Asian woman to instead buy drugs from a black woman.

In January 2017, 12 of those charged in the operation won a discovery motion from a judge who found there was "substantial evidence suggestive of racially selective enforcement" in their arrests. Instead of allowing the proceedings to continue so a full accounting of police conduct could occur, prosecutors instead dropped the charges.

At the time, the presiding judge, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen, made clear that while he was granting the dismissals because they were in the best interest of the defendants, he was concerned that doing so would prevent the allegations of police bias from being aired.

"These are serious issues, serious allegations regarding claims of discriminatory enforcement patterns," Chen said. "I think the defendants in this case have raised a very substantial prima facie case that, at the very least, raises some serious questions that would warrant a response and a full airing of the issues."

Now, a year and a half later, the ACLU of Northern California on Thursday filed a federal civil lawsuit on behalf of six of those rolled up in the busts. The lawsuit alleges the plaintiffs were targeted because of their race and cites a survey of Tenderloin drug users to bolster its case. That survey found racial diversity among Tenderloin drug sellers. About half were black, but 20 percent were Latino and 17 percent were white.

The lawsuit is "an opportunity to hold the actors in the San Francisco Police Department and the city itself accountable for the police department’s longstanding practices of engaging in racially discriminatory law enforcement," said ACLU attorney Novella Coleman, who is representing the plaintiffs.

It's also about financial relief for the plaintiffs, Coleman allowed. "The court will determine how to monetize that," she said.

Not an Anomaly

Racially biased policing is nothing new in San Francisco. In fact, as Ezekiel Edwards, director of the national ACLU's Criminal Law Reform Project, pointed out in a post announcing the lawsuit, the city has the dubious honor of setting precedent for the idea that law enforcement targeting people based on their race is unconstitutional. In an 1886 case, Yick Wo v. Hopkins, the city attempted to deny laundry permits to Chinese people while granting them to non-Chinese. Such an action could only be explained by the city's "hostility to the race and nationality" of the applicants, a violation of the 14th Amendment's guarantee of equal protection under the law.

Fast forward to the 21st century, and the evidence that the city's penchant for targeting non-whites for harsher treatment remains intact just keeps piling up. Numerous studies in the past few years have documented racially biased policing practices, including a 2002 ACLU report on SFPD racial profiling and a city-commissioned study by a national expert on biased policing.

Those studies uncovered a range of bias-related problems and made concrete recommendations for reform. Those were ignored. As the rotten policing practices festered, more reports detailing racial and ethnic disparities across the criminal justice system came out in 2013 and 2015.

Then, in 2015, as "Operation Safe Schools" was winding down, SFPD was hit by a new scandal when officers were caught exchanging racist text messages. Some used the N-word, others referenced cross burnings. Officers were caught calling black residents "savages," "wild animals," and "barbarians," and one officer told his sergeant "All n------ must fucking hang." Another officer sent a text with an image of a white man spraying a black child with a hose above the caption "Go be a n----- somewhere else."

That finally got the attention of city fathers—as well as the Obama-era Justice Department. The city district attorney convened a Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement that documented SFPD's history of racially disparate enforcement and concluded that it was "in urgent need of important reforms." In 2016, the Justice Department weighed in with its own report finding that the department still engaged in racially biased policing, especially around traffic stops and police use of deadly force.

It's Not Just San Francisco

The ACLU's Edwards concisely makes the case that San Francisco is no exception when it comes to racially biased policing:

“Unequal treatment by race is commonplace among police departments large and small in cities across a range of ideological leanings. This is the reason for the racial profiling lawsuits filed in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Maricopa County, Arizona. This is the motivation, prior to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, for Justice Department consent decrees seeking to end racially discriminatory police practices in Seattle; Los Angeles County; New Orleans; Baltimore; Newark; East Haven, Connecticut; and Ferguson, Missouri. This is why the ACLU has found racial disparities in marijuana possession arrests across the country, in drug possession arrests more broadly, in stops and frisks in Boston, in seatbelt enforcement in Florida, and in arrests for low-level offenses in Minneapolis.”

When will things ever change?

This article was produced by Drug Reporter, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

 

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Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance when you least expect it.

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What if Arthur tries too hard to make it work . . . and Ben doesn’t try hard enough?

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New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith turns to realistic fiction with the thoughtful story of a Native teen navigating the complicated, confusing waters of high school — and first love.

When Louise Wolfe’s first real boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. It’s her senior year, anyway, and she’d rather spend her time with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, the ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper’s staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school musical director’s inclusive approach to casting The Wizard of Oz has been provoking backlash in their mostly white, middle-class Kansas town. From the newly formed Parents Against Revisionist Theater to anonymous threats, long-held prejudices are being laid bare and hostilities are spreading against teachers, parents, and students — especially the cast members at the center of the controversy, including Lou’s little brother, who’s playing the Tin Man. As tensions mount at school, so does a romance between Lou and Joey — but as she’s learned, “dating while Native” can be difficult. In trying to protect her own heart, will Lou break Joey’s?





A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. 

The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort. As if flying back to Phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had. And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep.

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There are a million reasons why Miles Hart isn't the man I should date but allow me to enumerate the top three. 
He's friends with my brother, he's a single dad, and he's a sexy, in-demand rock star. He might as well wear an off-limits, totally unavailable, and don’t-even-attempt-to-ride-this-ride sign.

And there’s one more, little itty-bitty thing -- he's never asked me on a date.

That is, until he asks me to be his plus-one when his band plays at his high school reunion. It shouldn’t be a big deal. After all, we’re just friends, and no one is giving us our own hashtag. Except me . . .

***

I have three good reasons to keep my hands off Roxy Sterling—her brother’s my business manager, my kid is the center of my world, and the last time I fell hard for a woman I was burned so badly that my interest in relationships has gone up in flames. But once I bring Roxy’s body next to mine on the dance floor, I want all the not-safe-for-work things I can't have with her.
My brain knows there’s no way for us to work, but tell that to my big mouth. Because the second she plants a hot, sexy kiss on me, I have the bright idea to ask her to keep being my plus one—turning one night into a few.

What’s the harm in spending a little more time with her and having her by my side at all these events? Nothing at first, until I learn exactly how risky we might be.





Marlena Oliveira has—mysteriously, miraculously—been given the power to heal all kinds of ailments. People around the world believe she is a saint. But her power comes at a price: she can’t go to school, she can’t have friends her own age, and she certainly can’t date.

Then she meets Finn, a boy who makes her want to fall in love. For the first time, she begins to doubt whether her gift is worth all that she must give up to keep it.




Vera Woods is at her wit’s end.

Her husband has run off with the nanny, leaving Vera with a broken heart, three very angry sons, and even less time to juggle the demands of family and her career. After her boys scare away a sixth replacement nanny, Vera is out of time off from work and desperately out of options. Still nursing an aching heart, she turns to an unlikely source for help―a manny.

Lincoln Scott is no stranger to family chaos. But rather than grow jaded, he has thrown his natural talents into building his own business―providing live-in childcare for families as a manny. The money is great and the perks are a blast, but when his family of six years moves to Germany and their plans to bring him along fall through, Lincoln is suddenly unemployed and aware of how much of himself he’s given to other people’s families.

Brought together by circumstances, Lincoln and Vera’s mutually beneficial business arrangement becomes complicated by the undeniable chemistry they share. Vera needs a manny and Lincoln needs a job, but they both may have found the very thing neither one had realized they needed―a whole lot more.



He’s a player.


He plays the bass with expert fingers. He plays women with intoxicating charm. And he’ll play me with the ease of a virtuoso.

Who better to teach me to play than the master himself?

I’m his model student, front row, pencil sharp. Pick up lines? I’ve got them. Free drinks? By the dozen. Kissing? Let me grab my chapstick.

But the most valuable lesson I’ve learned is that there’s so much I don’t know. Like why his touch sets off a chain reaction straight to my nethers. Or how I’m certain each kiss is the best I’ll ever have, until the moment his lips take mine again.

There’s so much I don’t know.

Like the fact that I’m only a bet.

But we are what we are. He’s a player, through and through.

And I’m the fool who fell in love with him.










From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...


When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.

Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore--even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend. As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he's doing can't be right, but if he's helping people, how wrong can it be?

No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He's confident. He's a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.

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This document contains official content from the BMC Software Knowledge Base. It is automatically updated when the knowledge article is modified.


PRODUCT:

BMC Discovery


COMPONENT:

BMC Discovery 11.2


APPLIES TO:

BMC Discovery 11.x



PROBLEM:

When running a CMDB Sync or Resync on StorageSystem Clusters ( where model=NetApp Cluster ), the error "Violates relationship cardinality (120039)" is reported for BMC_IPEndpoint, BMC_LANEndpoint, BMC_NetworkPort and BMC_IPSubnet graphs.

For example:
BMC_HostedAccessPoint BMC_LANEndpoint:<LANEndpoint> - BMC_ComputerSystem:<NetApp_Storage_System> : Violates relationship cardinality (120039)
BMC_HostedAccessPoint BMC_IPEndpoint:<IPEndpoint> - BMC_ComputerSystem:<NetApp_Storage_System> : Violates relationship cardinality (120039)


CAUSE:

Defect DRUD1-18368


SOLUTION:

The problem is that in a Netapp storage cluster, all StorageSystem nodes share the same IPAddress, NetworkInterface and Subnet nodes through the common StorageDevice node, and if a Resync is performed against an empty dataset, the "Violates relationship cardinality" error occurs. As soon as the resync generates this model in the shadow copy, further Syncs will fail.

Defect DRUD1-18368 has been submitted. As of October 2018, a fix is still in progress. 


Article Number:

000156755


Article Type:

Solutions to a Product Problem



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          TPL, Discovery, and CMDB ah-ha moment (Application Lookup)      Cache   Translate Page      

Hi, Everyone!

 

I got to meet Doug Mueller... Engage 2016 gives you access, (BMC CMDB Architect) and Antonio Vargas (BMC Discovery Product Manager). in person recently.  Here is my recent ah-ha moment with CMDB, and Discovery.  I will start with BMC discovery (ADDM) then move to the CMDB topic of service concept.  There is lots confusion out there on the difference of technical and business service should be within the CMDB.  Some of you might say, I knew that years ago!  But, It took me awhile to grabs the concepts even though we used, implemented, and develop the various BMC products.  I am a visual and tactical learner.  I am writing this blog for those type of students.  Diagram 1 explains The Pattern Language (TPL) and how things are discovery

 

Picture 1 explains the discovery concepts and how things are the development by looking for a pattern within a process(s) running on a device.  Once you find that process you write a pattern or use discovery to find that process via TPL. By using the discovered process, you can now create a software instance(s) by the group the process into the software(s).

 

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Diagram 2 shows the structure of the TPL base on Diagram 1.  Notice the trigger is on a node of node kind base on the condition.  You now see the relationship between the pattern and the TPL.  Once you define the software instances into business application instance(s).  Once BAI is moved into the CMDB CI called BMC.CORE:BMC_Application.  You have to make a logical entry for BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationSystem using non-insteance names.  (The Instance name is production, development, and QA environment coming form BMC Discovery.). Base on your application model you create using the pattern that is consumed by CMDB common data model in different ways.  You also need to know that TPL's foundation is in Python.  Those of you are interested in the pattern, machine learning, and Artificial intelligence.  That's another discussion/blog.

 

Let's look at BAI and SI from the discovery with SAAM and predefine SI that becomes part of a larger model like BSM.

 

SAAM's Business Application Instances are consumed by these forms:

  • BMC.CORE:BMC_Application
  • BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationSystem

 

Let's look at the CDM for CMDB forms BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicaitionSystem and BMC.CORE:BMC_Applicaiton.  You have to understand that parent class is BMC.CORE_ApplicationSystem.  The subclasses are BMC.CORE:BMC_Application, BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationInfrastructure, BMC.CORE:BMC_SoftwareServer.  (Basics)

 

CI Name
CI ClassDescription
BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependency Mapping Active Directory Proxy 10.1 identified as Active Directory on %hostname%Parent: BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationSystemChild:   BMC.CORE:BMC:SoftwareServerThe BMC_SoftwareServer class represents a single piece of software directly running (or otherwise deployed) on a single computer.
manager module on Apache Tomcat Application Server 7.0 listening on 8005, 8080, 8009 on %hostname%Parent:  BMC.CORE:BMC_SystemServiceChild:    BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicaitonServiceClass that stores information about services that represent low-level modules of an application, for example, the components deployed within an application server. This class has no corresponding DMTF CIM class.
BSM (Business Service Managment is define pattern via TKU of software instance)Parent:  BMC.CORE:BMC_SystemChild: BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationSystemChild:   BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationThe BMC_Application class represents an instance of an end-user application that supports a particular business function and that can be managed as an independent unit.

 

By understanding the above and what's documented by discovery leaves ITSM team a decision to make between BMC_SoftwareServer or BMC_ApplicationSystem. Why do you have to make a decision is that BMC discovery sync with both of these CI? (BMC did not make the decision for you.) To understand why, let's review and understand model: FACTS:

  • ApplicationSystem is parent CI.
  • SoftwareServer is child CI of ApplicationSystem.
  • BMC Sync the Business Application instance into BMC_Application CI which is Child CI for ApplicationSystem out of the box.  (OOTB)

 

To be continue.... It is not comsume by the follwing forms:

  • BMC.CORE:BMC_SystemSoftware
  • BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationInfrastructure
  • BMC.CORE:BMC_SystemService

 

The way I'd understood @Doug Muller:  There is no direct relationship between business and technical services that relate(s) into BMC.CORE:BMC_ApplicationSystem.  These definitions can be defined by how your business generate revenue with a business service. (If your company makes cars.  Any system that supports selling cars is tied to business services.). Technical services are defined supporting of business service(s).  You can define the technical services without a business service(s).  These are logoical break down of your services based on your organization. 

 

The confusion comes from the type of business your company is providing to its customers and way BMC represents examples of technical vs business service(s). BMC is a company that sells software so a lot of the business services sounds like technical services but, it is not a technical service(s).  Becuase those services help generate revenue for BMC software. 

 

Let's review Why CMDB & Discovery project fail.

 

CMDBDiscovery
Suggestions
Project ScopeThe scope of these projects starts out has let's map the services but, the reality is that there are lots of scope creeps.  The value creation is loose scoped based on my experience.  The value creation for CMDB needs to understand and measure for each ORG.Discovery covers the automation of discovering IT infrastructure at the data center level but, does not cover end to end communications at the network level.  Mapping of BAI isn't scoped right.  BMC has recognized this issue by adding manage service to map application in CMDB.To realize and reduce the education need to use the CMDB.  We need a quick application lookup solution until the whole CMDB and discovery project in completed in scope.
Project ConstraintsHuman Resource, Knowledge Base, Wisdom Base, and Where to start the value creation for an ORG.There isn't a good way to resolving and track Access issue release in a large enterprise environment.

 

Draft thoughts: Service Modeling brain Dump Service Modeling Best Practices comparable CDM fieldsIf you want to learn discovery in detail and how you can answer debated question.  Please start here:  ADDM Support Guide When you create an application mapping in discovery.  You have to create dev, qa, and production instance that sync's into CMDB.  Those instance has to be grouped into relationships and parent class.  The Parent CI is ApplicationSystem use impact relationship to BMC.CORE:BMC_ConcreteCollection CI is used for tore a generic and instantiable collection, such as a pool of hosts available for running jobs. This class is defined as a concrete subclass of BMC_Collection and was added rather than changing BMC_Collection from an abstract class to a concrete class. I'd often get questions about how does discovery provided value to application owners vs management.   Here are some key thoughts about the value the discovery delivers. System Administrator & IT Architecture Value

  • Ability to produce a DR plan with discovery data
  • Ability to understand the impact of shared applications and Infrastructure
  • Provided a common understanding of the Business Application Instances for the company
  • Ability to produce up to date diagram of your application
  • Reduce work production current infrastructure diagrams and inventory for management

Management & C-Suite Value

  • Ability to the audit process, people, data, and tools
    • For Example:  If plan datacenter has 50 hosts to be create but, discovery find 100.
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In today’s TV News Roundup, Discovery announces upcoming limited series “Deep Planet,” and Epix has greenlit “The Panama Papers.” GREENLIGHTS Documenting the deepest ocean dives ever before attempted, Discovery has announced “Deep Planet,” a multi-platform limited series event slated to debut in 2019. A collaboration between explorer Victor Vescovo, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions, the […]
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          Nobel Econ Award Goes To Two Economists Who Have Greatly Shaped My Thinking On Economics Of Innovation      Cache   Translate Page      

Let's get this out of the way upfront: if you're one of those people who pedantically feels the need to sneeringly point out that the economics Nobel is "not a real Nobel Prize," shut up: no one cares.

Now, let's get on to the point: for basically the last decade, I've been specifically waiting for Paul Romer to finally win this prize and each year I've been disappointed when someone else did. Finally, this year he won it and did so with William Nordhous, which is even better, as I'll explain shortly. Both Romer and Nordhous have greatly influenced my thinking on many of the things I write about here at Techdirt, specifically when it comes to the economics of innovation, and, more specifically, the economics of information and so-called "non-rivalrous" goods (I prefer to call them "infinite goods"). I've reference Romer multiple times in the past, specifically in discussing how innovation creates economic growth in powerful ways. One of my favorite Romer quotes is as follows:

Economic growth occurs whenever people take resources and rearrange them in ways that are more valuable. A useful metaphor for production in an economy comes from the kitchen. To create valuable final products, we mix inexpensive ingredients together according to a recipe. The cooking one can do is limited by the supply of ingredients, and most cooking in the economy produces undesirable side effects. If economic growth could be achieved only by doing more and more of the same kind of cooking, we would eventually run out of raw materials and suffer from unacceptable levels of pollution and nuisance. Human history teaches us, however, that economic growth springs from better recipes, not just from more cooking. New recipes generally produce fewer unpleasant side effects and generate more economic value per unit of raw material.

Every generation has perceived the limits to growth that finite resources and undesirable side effects would pose if no new recipes or ideas were discovered. And every generation has underestimated the potential for finding new recipes and ideas. We consistently fail to grasp how many ideas remain to be discovered. The difficulty is the same one we have with compounding. Possibilities do not add up. They multiply.

I have also regularly recommended an absolutely brilliant book by David Warsh, called Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery and I'll do so again here. I've long recommended it to people who are interested in the economics of innovation, because the first half of it is a very entertaining and wonderful history of the economics of information, and the second half is the story of Romer coming up with his own theory of endogenous growth. The book, at times, comes off a bit "hero worshipy" of Romer, but it's totally worth it, as it puts into place an economic model that helps explain so much of why innovation remains so important. My one disappointment with it is that for nearly the entire book I was nodding in agreement with Romer, except for some stuff on intellectual property, where I felt that Romer gets his own model backwards.

Either way it's great -- and doubly so that Nordhaus is similarly rewarded. Warsh's book about Romer also talks about Nordhaus, including a section on Nordhaus' incredible paper on the cost of light throughout human history, which is a stunningly wonderful work of economics that shows just how innovation leads to economic growth. In fact, thanks to Warsh's book about Romer, and its section on Nordhaus -- as well as a few other mentions -- that made me go out and pick up a copy of The Economics of New Goods, which is a collection by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) of some of the absolute best papers on economics and innovation. The two books have sat for years next to each other on my bookshelf, and I have revisited Nordhaus' paper (which is the first in that collection) numerous times in trying to better think through ways to explain the economics of innovation.

So I'm delighted to see Nordhaus and Romer both honored at the same time. And it is doubly timely, seeing as it's happening just at the moment when we're facing so much backlash against technology and innovation, and many people trying to argue that the harms from technology somehow outweigh the gains. Reading and understanding the work of both Romer and Nordhaus hopefully will help people get past that belief, and back to recognizing how much overall good comes from innovation. Congrats to both.



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cover imageA young Inuit shaman's epic quest for survival in the frozen lands of North America in 1000 AD. Born with the soul of a hunter and the language of the gods, Omat is destined to become a shaman like her grandfather. To protect her people, she invokes the spirits of the sky, the sea, and the air. But the gods have stopped listening, the seals won't come, and Omat's family is starving. Desperate to save them, Omat journeys through the icy wastes, fighting for survival with every step. When she meets a Viking warrior and his strange new gods, together they set in motion a conflict that could shatter her world...or save it. The Wolf in the Whale is a powerful tale of magic, discovery and adventure, featuring an unforgettable narrator ready to confront the gods themselves.
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          On This Day in Math - October 10      Cache   Translate Page      
Met this guy on the road coming across the Dartmore Forest in the fog one day.

Mathematicians have tried in vain to this day to discover some order in the sequence of prime numbers, and we have reason to believe that it is a mystery into which the human mind will never penetrate.
~Leonhard Euler




The 283rd day of the year; 283 is a twin prime. Also it can be expressed as powers of its digits, 283 = 25 + 81 + 35. (Curious students might seek the first multi-digit number for which this is possible)

283 can be expressed as nn + (n+1)n+1 (Find n!)

283 = (6! - 5! - 4! - 3! - 2! - 1! - 0!)/2.

283 is a prime of the form 4n+3, Bernard Frénicle de Bessy discovered that such primes cannot be the hypotenuse of a Pythagorean triangle (1676), as opposed to primes of the form 4n+1, which Fermat conjectured always were in 1640.


EVENTS


1580 Tycho observes a comet and follows it until November 25. and in the morning of December 13. He measured the distance to a comet and thereby demonstrated that comets were beyond the Moon. The Broadside from the British Museum was done about 1580, but was based on an earlier woodcut so it is probably not the comet that Tycho measured, (or perhaps any other actual comet). In January of the following year (still 1580 in England) a pamphlet of warning was written by "Francis Shakelton, minister and preacher of the worde of God":
"A blazyng starre or burnyng beacon, seene the 10. of October laste (and yet continewyng) set on fire by Gods prouidence, to call all sinners to earnest [and] speedie repentance."



1580 John Dee became one of the few commoners visited by Queen Elizabeth. Just hours after the death of his second wife the Queen and her entire privy council showed up at his door. Dee tried to entertain her using the "magical mirror" he had been given by William Pickering who had once been Elizabeth's suitor. The mirror, made of highly-polished obsidian (volcanic glass), was one of many Mexica cult objects and treasures brought to Europe after the conquest of Mexico by Cortés between 1527 and 1530. It is now in the British Museum. *Benjamin Wooley, The Queen's Conjuror



1641 Torricelli arrives in Arcetri to study with Galileo. ".. postpone his arrival at Arcetri until 10 October 1641. He took up residence in Galileo’s house, where Vincenzo Viviani was already living, and stayed there in close friendship with Galileo until the latter’s death on 8 January 1642. " *encyclopedia.com

In 1796, according to tradition, the metric system was born. The Oct 10 (10/10) date was chosen since it seems to signify the base 10 way of using measurements.*TIS (tradition perhaps, but I can find no event that took place regarding metric system on this date. France would adopt system on Dec 10th of 1796. Can anyone verify a reason for this "traditional" date. although Dec 10 has a nice ring)

1844 Michael Faraday gets a scare. After a deadly explosion in a collary in Haswell, he was asked to participate in a commission to examine the incident. They examined the mine, and asked questions about air flow and other issues. Satisfied, Faraday's last series of Q & A went something like:

Faraday: Where do you store the dynamite?
A : "In a bag, tightly tied," was the reply.
Faraday: "Yes, but where do you keep the bag?"
A : "You are sitting on it."
They had apparently honored Faraday with the most comfortable cushion available. He supposedly jumped up quickly and admonished them for their carelessness, especially since the explanation about air flow included tests with an open flame candle. *The Correspondence of Michael Faraday, Volume 3: (There are many variations on this anecdote, one here that conflates the mine incident with events in court on the previous day)

1845 Naval School (now Naval Academy) opened at Annapolis, MD. *VFR

In 1846, Neptune's moon, Triton, is discovered by William Lassell while he was observing the newly discovered planet Neptune. He was attempting to confirm his observation of the previous week, that Neptune had a ring. Instead he discovered that Neptune had a satellite, Triton. Lassell soon proved that the ring he thought he had seen was a product of his new telescope's distortion. This picture of Triton was taken in 1989 by the only spacecraft ever to pass Triton: Voyager 2, which found fascinating terrain, a thin atmosphere, and even evidence for ice volcanoes on this world of peculiar orbit and spin. Ironically, Voyager 2 also confirmed the existence of complete thin rings around Neptune - but these would have been quite invisible to Lassell! *TIS

1931 Spain issued a stamp picturing the Fountain of Lions at the Alhambra in Granada. The Alhambra is famous for its use of tessellations. [Scott #491] *VFR

1971 The rebuilt London Bridge was completed and dedicated in Arizona.   In 1831, New London Bridge had opened to traffic in London. In 1821, a committee was formed by Parliament to consider the poor condition of the existing centuries-old bridge. The arches had been badly damaged by the Great Freeze, so it was decided to build a new bridge. Building commenced under John Rennie in 1825, and completed in 1831, at the expense of the city. The bridge is composed of five arches, and built of Dartmoor granite. It was opened with great splendor by King William the fourth, accompanied by Queen Adelaide, and many of the members of the royal family, August 1st, 1831. In the 1960's it was auctioned and sold for $2,460,000 to Robert McCulloch who moved it to Havasu City, Arizona. The rebuilt London Bridge was completed and dedicated on 10 Oct 1971.*TIS

1980 Midway releases the video game Pac-Man to arcades in North America, "Let the games begin"
*Michael Esposito I‏ @espofootball

1986, a tiny asteroid, Asteroid 3753, was found orbiting the Earth - a body in addition to the Moon - by J. D. Waldron at Siding Spring Observatory. It was called Cruithne, (pronounced "Croo-een-ya") after Celtic tribes who came to Britain between about 880 and 500 BC. It is pulled alternately by the Sun and Earth. When viewed from the Earth, its 770-year orbit appears to be horseshoe shaped, but this is an effect of viewing an orbit from a rotating planet. It actually passes closer to the Earth than the Moon. At its closest approach it only gets to within about 15 million km (9 million miles) of our planet. Its diameter ranges between 2.9 - 6.4 km diameter wide. Cruithne will remain in a suspended state around Earth for at least 5,000 years. *TIS

In 2001, construction on the Viaduc de Millau (Millau Viaduct) began to bridge the River Tarn in Southern France. Finished in 38 months, it was opened 14 Dec 2004. The Millau Viaduct, designed by Sir Norman Foster, is the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world. Taller than the Eiffel Tower, the tallest pylon is 340m high, making it the world's highest road bridge. It carries the A75 motorway from Clermont-Ferraud south to Beziers, crosses 2.5-km and rises 270m above the valley. It was to replace the motor route through the town of Millau with continual traffic jams, shorten the journey by 100 km and save 4 hours of driving time. It was built using a steel deck, rather than concrete roadbed. *TIS



BIRTHS

Drawing of Cavendish torsion device *Yovisto
1731 Henry Cavendish (10 Oct 1731; 24 Feb 1810) English chemist and physicist who conducted experiments with diverse interests in his private laboratory. Most notably, he determined the mass and density of the Earth. He investigated the properties of hydrogen and carbon dioxide, including comparing their density to that of air. Cavendish also showed that water was a compound and measured the specific heat of various substances. His manuscripts (published 1879) revealed discoveries he made in electrostatics before Coulomb, Ohm and Faraday - including deducing the inverse square law of electrostatic attraction and repulsion. He also found specific inductive capacity. His family name is attached to the Cavendish Laboratory (founded 1871, funded by a later family member) at Cambridge University. *TIS Cavendish was supposedly so shy that for his only portrait the artist painted his coat from a hook in the hall, then painted Cavendish body from memory. *"Shock and Awe", BBC broadcast on the history of electricity)

1817 Christophorus Henricus Didericus Buys Ballot (10 Oct 1817; 3 Feb 1890) was a Dutch meteorologist who is remembered for his observation in 1857 that the wind blows at right angles to the atmospheric pressure gradient. He showed that northern hemisphere winds circulate counter-clockwise around low pressure areas and clockwise around high pressure areas. The reverse is true in the southern hemisphere. Although not the first to make this discovery, his name remains attached to it as Buys Ballot's law. He studied and taught at the University of Utrecht, and founded the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute in 1854. He was the inventor of the aeroklinoscope and of a system of weather signals.*TIS

1861 Heinrich Friedrich Karl Ludwig Burkhardt (10 Oct 1861, 2 Nov 1914) His main work was in analysis, particularly the theory of trigonometric series, and on the history of mathematics. Other topics on which Burkhardt published papers included groups, differential equations, differential geometry and mathematical physics.*SAU

1896 Lester Halbert Germer (10 Oct 1896; 10 Mar 1971) was a American physicist who, with his colleague Clinton Joseph Davisson, conducted an experiment (1927) that first demonstrated the wave properties of the electron. They showed that a beam of electrons scattered by a crystal produces a diffraction pattern characteristic of a wave. This experiment confirmed the hypothesis of Louis-Victor de Broglie, a founder of wave mechanics, that the electron should show the properties of an electromagnetic wave as well as a particle. He also studied thermionics, erosion of metals, and contact physics.*TIS

1919 William Henry Kruskal (October 10, 1919 – April 21, 2005) was an American mathematician and statistician. He is best known for having formulated the Kruskal–Wallis one-way analysis of variance (together with W. Allen Wallis), a widely-used nonparametric statistical method.
Kruskal was born in New York City to a successful fur wholesaler. His mother, Lillian Rose Vorhaus Kruskal Oppenheimer, became a noted promoter of Origami during the early era of television. She is credited with introduction the Japanese term "Origami" into the Enlish lexicon to replace the then common term, "paper folding". He was the oldest of five children, three of whom, including himself, became researchers in mathematics and physics; see Joseph Kruskal and Martin Kruskal. Kruskal left Antioch College to attend Harvard University, receiving Bachelor's and Master's degrees in mathematics in 1940 and 1941. He pursued a Ph. D. in Mathematical Sciences at Columbia University, graduating in 1955.
During the Second World War, Kruskal served at the U.S. Naval Proving Ground in Dahlgren, Virginia. After brief stints working for his father and lecturing at Columbia, he joined the University of Chicago faculty as an instructor in statistics in 1950. He edited the Annals of Mathematical Statistics from 1958 to 1961, served as president of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 1971, and of the American Statistical Association in 1982. Kruskal retired as Professor Emeritus in 1990. He died in Chicago.*Wik




DEATHS

1708 David Gregory (3 Jun 1659, 10 Oct 1708) Scottish mathematician and astronomer. In 1702 he published a book Astronomiae physicae et geometricae elementa, an effort in the popularization of Newtonian science. However, in the matter of chromatic aberration, Gregory noted something that Newton had missed. Different kinds of glass spread the colours of the spectrum by different amounts. He suggested a suitable combination of two different kinds of glass might eliminate chromatic aberration. (A half century later, Dollond accomplished this result.) Telescopes were a special interest of his, and Gregory also experimented with making an achromatic telescope. Gregory also did important work on series.*TIS

1925 Andrew Gray (2 July 1847, 10 Oct 1925) graduated from Glasgow University and was appointed assistant and secretary to Lord Kelvin. He became Professor of Physics at University College Bangor and then returned to Glasgow as Kelvin's successor. He produced many books and papers in both mathematics and physics.*SAU

1940 Vito Volterra (1860–1940) died in Rome. Best known for his early contributions to functional analysis: he introduced the concept of functional in 1887. He also gave an example of a function with a bounded derivative that is not Riemann integrable. He took a prominent role in public life, being President of the Accademia dei Lincei and also a Senator. When the Fascists’ came to power he opposed them and so lost his positions. Consequently his death was not announced in Italian newspapers. This had an ironic sequel: In October 1943 an SS detachment called at his house to arrest him and send him to a concentration camp. *VFR

1888 Sir Thomas Ralph Merton KBE, DSc, FRS (12 January 1888–10 October 1969) was an English physicist, inventor and art collector. He is particularly noted for his work on spectroscopy and diffraction gratings. Diffraction gratings were one of his lifelong interests and here his inventive genius best showed itself. The rarity and expense of good diffraction gratings led him to devise, in 1935, a method of copying them without loss of optical quality, by applying a thin layer of a cellulose ester solution to an original plane grating. When the solvent had evaporated he detached this pellicle and applied its grooved surface to a moist gelatine film on a glass plate. When dry, the gelatine bore a faithful record of the original rulings.
In 1948 Merton made an important basic advance in the art of ruling diffraction gratings. Since 1880 these had been ruled groove by groove by the method used by Rowlands. In place of this, Merton ruled a very fine helix continuously on a steel cylinder which he then opened out upon a plane gelatine-coated surface by his copying method. No lathe could, however, rule a helix free from errors of pitch and these Merton eliminated by an ingenious device. It consisted of a ‘chasing lathe’ by which he cut a secondary helix on the same cylinder with a tool mounted on a ‘nut’ lined with strips of cork pressed upon the primary lathe-cut helix. Periodic errors were thus averaged and eliminated by the elasticity of the cork.
In 1969 Merton bought Stubbings House, at Maidenhead Thicket, Berkshire. Its spacious rooms made an appropriate setting for his collection of pictures. As a man of considerable wealth, he maintained what was probably the last private physics laboratory in Britain. Papers and patents continued to appear, based on his researches there. In 1957 he had several serious operations and thereafter he rarely left his home, where he died on 10 October 1969.*Wik

1971 Sir Cyril Burt (3 Mar 1883, 10 Oct 1971) British psychologist who was a leader in developing methods of statistical data analysis, particularly factor analysis, in psychological testing. He investigated the role of heredity in intelligence with twin studies and the role of nuture in juvenile deliquency. In 1913, he was appointed thea school psychologist for the schools administered by the London County Council (LCC) This was the first appointment of this kind in the U.K. In 1926, he proposed a national testing program of intelligence tests on children at about age 11. Subsequently, the national "Eleven-Plus" exam was used to identify whether children were high scorers suitable for education at a grammar schools, or not. After Burt's death his later work on twins was questioned as flawed or fraud.*TIS

1975 Norman Levinson (August 11, 1912, Lynn, Massachusetts – October 10, 1975, Boston) was an American mathematician. Some of his major contributions were in the study of Fourier transforms, complex analysis, non-linear differential equations, number theory, and signal processing. He worked closely with Norbert Wiener in his early career. He joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1937. In 1954, he was awarded the Bôcher Memorial Prize of the American Mathematical Society. In 1974 he published a paper proving that more than a third of the zeros of the Riemann zeta function lie on the critical line, a result later improved to two fifths by Conrey.
He received both his bachelor's degree and his master's degree in electrical engineering from MIT in 1934, where he had studied under Norbert Wiener and took almost all of the graduate-level courses in mathematics. He received the MIT Redfield Proctor Traveling Fellowship to study at the University of Cambridge, with the assurance that MIT would reward him with a PhD upon his return regardless of whatever he produced at Cambridge. Within the first four months in Cambridge, he had already produced two papers. In 1935, MIT awarded him with the PhD in mathematics.
His death in 1975 was caused by a brain tumor.*Wik

1984 British geneticist Sir Alec Jeffreys discovered DNA fingerprinting on this date. He identified that every individual has a unique genetic code, so people could be identified by their genetic fingerprints. The technique has since helped to solve crime investigations and allowed the identification of family members in paternity cases. *rsc.org

2007 Karl Walter Gruenberg, (3 June 1928; 10 October 2007) Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics of Queen Mary, London University, was a much respected algebraist, being a leading light in the London algebra research community, with many professional contacts across the globe.
For his PhD he worked under Philip Hall, the UK's leading algebraist at the time, submitting a thesis in the theory of groups (a branch of algebra concerned with an abstract study of symmetry). He moved to Queen Mary College, London University, temporarily in 1953 and permanently in 1957. There Kurt Hirsch was slowly building up a world-class algebra research centre and Gruenberg rapidly became a leading member of this group.
Gruenberg remained at Queen Mary all his working life, apart from leaves of absence mostly taken at North American universities. He was made Professor in 1967, and was Head of the Pure Mathematics Department from 1973 until 1978.
After leaving Cambridge he continued his research in abstract group theory into the 1960s, becoming a leading expert at the time on the Engel theory of groups, which is concerned with extracting global information from certain types of local data.
From about 1960 or so, his main research interest moved into homological algebra and its applications, particularly to group theory. In mathematics, frequently unsuspected connections arise between quite separate and apparently unrelated areas. In this work Gruenberg was concerned with applying to group theory techniques originally developed for the "geometry of continuity". In this field he was a major, in many ways the major, pioneer. This work led him over the years towards representation theory, especially integral representation theory, and more latterly number theory. He published many research articles both singularly and jointly.
He was a talented and very successful teacher, especially of graduate students and his many innovative graduate courses were regularly attended by students, visitors and staff from Queen Mary and other London institutions. His books, Linear Geometry (1967, an undergraduate text written with Alan Weir), Cohomological Topics in Group Theory (1970) and Relation Modules of Finite Groups (1976), were all very well received. He continued his research to the end. He published a joint paper with Alfred Weiss in the Journal of Algebra in 2006, was working on further joint work with Weiss in the summer of 2007 both at Queen Mary and at the University of Alberta in Canada. He had been due to address the Queen Mary Pure Mathematics Seminar.* B.A.F. Wehrfritz Obituary in The Independent


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*CHM=Computer History Museum
*FFF=Kane, Famous First Facts
*NSEC= NASA Solar Eclipse Calendar
*RMAT= The Renaissance Mathematicus, Thony Christie
*SAU=St Andrews Univ. Math History
*TIA = Today in Astronomy
*TIS= Today in Science History
*VFR = V Frederick Rickey, USMA
*Wik = Wikipedia
*WM = Women of Mathematics, Grinstein & Campbell
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MILWAUKEE, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: APAM) today reported that its assets under management (“AUM”) as of September 30, 2018 totaled $116.6 billion. Separate accounts1 accounted for $58.7 billion of total firm AUM, while Artisan Funds and Artisan Global Funds accounted for $57.9 billion. ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT BY STRATEGY           As of September 30, 2018 – ($ Millions)     Growth Team     Global Opportunities 17,241     Global Discovery 132     U.S. Mid-Cap Growth 12,324     U.S. Small-Cap Growth 3,092           […]
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Antarctica's sandy polar desert, the McMurdo Dry Valleys, has undergone changes over the past decade and the recent discovery of thawing permafrost, thinning glaciers and melting ground ice by a research team are signs that rapid and widespread change could be on the horizon.
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Irene Steele's idyllic life-house, husband, family-is shattered when she is woken up by a late-night phone call. Her beloved husband has been found dead, but before Irene can process this tragic news, she must confront the perplexing details of her husband's death. He was found on St. John island, a tropical paradise far removed from their suburban life. Leaving the cold winter behind, Irene flies down to the beautiful Caribbean beaches of St. John only to make another shocking discovery: her hu
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Star Trek Online Age of Discovery is now available on PC and Mac, Perfect World Entertainment declared. The update brings a bit of a surprise too — it adds Thy’kir Shran, the son of Star Trek: Enteprise‘s Thy’lek Shran. The younger Shran will be voiced by Jeffrey Combs, the man who played the father on Enterprise. Apart from that, […]

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  • A kayaker fishing for salmon off Waukegan Harbor on Monday morning found an unexpected animal in the water — a 4-foot-long American alligator.

    Chicago resident David Castaneda had been paddling for about four hours when around 9:30 a.m. he saw something floating in the water, he said. Thinking it was a dead salmon, he went closer to check.

    Instead, he saw an alligator head, Castaneda said.

    “I went closer to see if it was real,” he said. “I was just in shock. I wasn’t sure if it was a real alligator or a toy.”

    Castaneda called 911 to report the alligator, and Waukegan’s Animal Control responded.

    The animal, which had its mouth taped shut, “was definitely on borrowed time,” said Rob Carmichael, curator for the Wildlife Discovery Center in Lake Forest, where the alligator is being taken.
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          A Nobel for ennobling ingenuity      Cache   Translate Page      

A Nobel for ennobling ingenuityIn scholarly work done more than three decades ago, economist Paul Romer proposed that societies look beyond the material drivers of long-term growth, such as oil, ports, or labor. Economic progress, he showed by dint of data, relies more on how well a society manages an intangible good: the discovery of new ideas that propel innovation. Dr. Romer, now at New York University, especially focused on ways to reward people who come up with useful ideas in technology or management.



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The discovery of the oldest known flying squirrel fossil has offered scientists new insights into the evolutionary origins of the novel mammal.
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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 29.0340  Tuesday, 9 October 2018

 

[1] From:        Brian Vickers <vickersbw@gmail.com>

     Date:         October 7, 2018 at 6:06:05 AM EDT

     Subj:         Attribution Studies 

 

[2] From:        Gerald E. Downs <jerrydowns@aol.com>

     Date:         October 9, 2018 at 12:09:52 AM EDT

     Subj:         Re: Attribution Article 

 

 

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From:        Brian Vickers <vickersbw@gmail.com>

Date:         October 7, 2018 at 6:06:05 AM EDT

Subject:    Attribution Studies

 

Letter to Shaksper 6.10.18

 

 Attribution Studies Article

 

Dear SHAKSPERians,

 

In his recent posting (SHK 29.0314, 9 September 2018) Gabriel Egan acknowledged the ‘possibility’ that ‘the criticisms of the use of Zeta made in Pervez Rizvi’s new article “The Interpretation of Zeta Test Results” indicate errors to be corrected’. He added: ‘It’s not possible that errors regarding the interpretation of Zeta results fundamentally undermine the entire New Oxford Shakespeare set of attributions, because Zeta is only one of the methods used in the book’, but he announced that he was ‘in contact with the contributors concerned to see if they want to mount a rebuttal.’ Both points are eminently acceptable. The nineteen contributors to this volume used several different methods and should any of them prove deficient, Gabriel is not responsible.

 

In connection with this ‘possibility’ I want to take up a point mentioned in my subsequent posting (SHK 29.0322 ,12 September 2018), namely that the Authorship Companion has a disturbing tendency to gloss over scholarship critical of NOS attributions. The instance I cited was Peter Kirwan’s trenchant critique of Arthur Kinney’s claim that Shakespeare wrote several scenes in Arden of Faversham; the AC converted that critique into a partial endorsement of Kinney’s claims.

 

Another instance of the process occurs in MacDonald Jackson’s essay ‘Shakespeare, Arden of Faversham, and A Lover’s Complaint. A Review of Reviews’ (pp. 123-35), in which he rejected my attribution to Kyd. Jackson wrote:

 

Vickers draws attention to his personal website on which he lists the numerous verbal parallels between Arden and Kyd’s plays that were gathered by early twentieth-century scholars. But these were collected according to no principles that filtered them for rarity or that allowed parallels by other authorial candidates to be accumulated on equal terms. A satisfactory methodology requires that from the outset all candidates be treated the same way. (p. 132). 

 

It is curious, to begin with, that Jackson failed to give a link to my website, so let me do that right away: see http://www.brianvickers.uk/?page_id=808  There I document the work of three scholars working independently between1903 and 1948, one English (Charles Crawford), one German (Walter Miksch), and one Danish (Paul Rubow), who identified over a hundred close verbal matches between Kyd’s plays and Arden of Faversham. These were unusual phrases and exact verbal echoes, both of language and thought, many of them the utterances of similar characters in similar dramatic situations, which fulfilled all the criteria of admissible evidence. 

 

MacDonald Jackson has long known of this strong scholarly tradition, for in his 1963 Oxford B. Litt. thesis, ‘Material for an edition of Arden of Faversham’, he briefly discussed ‘The Case for Kyd’, dismissing their discovery of ‘trivial’ and ‘inconsequential verbal parallels’ (113). At this stage in his career Jackson denied any value to such evidence, declaring that ‘the Elizabethans drew on a common stock of dramatic diction and everybody borrowed from everybody else’ (98), but since then he has accepted its validity. In his recent monograph, Determining the Shakespeare Canon (Oxford, 2014), he referred to these scholars, conceding that their ‘basic assumption was right—that playwrights have individual habits as phrasemakers and tend to echo themselves more often than they echo others’, a proper scholarly observation. But in the next breath he declared that ‘the value of these parallels put forward could not be reliably assessed, because the search for them had been haphazard and biased by the scholar’s preconceptions’ (16). It may not have been systematic by modern criteria, but there is no evidence of bias. If scholars with as wide a knowledge of Elizabethan drama as Charles Crawford and H. Dugdale Sykes declare that the evidence of Kyd’s authorship is overwhelming they are not bound to review every other candidate. If someone has a better suggestion the onus is on them to produce the evidence. Whatever the methodology, the fact is that the ‘numerous verbal matches’ that they found amount to a very strong argument for Kyd’s authorship that ought not to be suppressed.

 

Since 2002 Jackson has advocated using the Literature Online database (LION) to collect verbal parallels. In effect, he has been pursuing the same goal as these discredited scholars but by different means. In his 2006 Shakespeare Quarterly article, ‘Shakespeare and the Quarrel Scene in Arden of Faversham’, reprinted in Determining (pp.9-39), Jackson described how he ‘methodically’ searched for verbal matches with the Quarrel scene, discovering that ‘Links to plays by Shakespeare are overwhelmingly predominant’ (p. 20). However, Jackson admitted that all 18 Shakespeare plays post-dated Arden, which renders his evidence suspect. The links could be due to imitation, or to Shakespeare’s recollection of performances he had acted in.  But the remarkable fact about these searches was that Jackson found only 8 matches with Kyd’s plays – several of which had been known since 1903. As will be shown elsewhere, the true count for parallels between the Quarrel scene and Kyd’s works is over 70. If the LION search missed so many, then either the search engine is deficient or ‘the scholar’s preconceptions’ need to be examined. Either way, Jackson’s suppression of the evidence for Kyd is another instance of the Authorship Companion ignoring scholarship critical of NOS attributions, while his advocacy, since 1963, of Shakespeare’s part authorship has been one of the longest one-horse races ever.

 

Brian Vickers

 

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From:        Gerald E. Downs <jerrydowns@aol.com>

Date:         October 9, 2018 at 12:09:52 AM EDT

Subject:    Re: Attribution Article

 

Pervez Rizvi’s article on the ‘Zeta test’ is perceptive. I’d previously read “Use of spellings for compositor attribution in the First Folio” (PBSA 110:1–53), which shows a rare knack for inquiry. Statistical methods of attribution need correction.

 

Old-fashioned analyses add perspective to “Non-Traditional Authorship Attribution Studies of William Shakespeare’s Canon: Some Caveats” (Joseph Rudman, JEMS 5, 2016). Concluding that “a valid study is not attainable with the limits of present-day knowledge”, Rudman helps suggest that knowledge is more limited than most suppose. Starting with his ‘givens’: 

  1. Shakespeare was an actor and playwright – exactly who he was is not relevant here.
  1. The First Folio [F, 1623] constitutes the basis of . . . Shakespeare’s canon. (Footnote . . . there is a large and unknown time gap between the final holograph . . . and that play [in F], a potentially fatal flaw.
  1. No non-traditional authorship attribution study should be undertaken until an exhaustive traditional study is finished.

But ‘inexactly who Shakespeare was’ is all that is relevant to the targeted ‘readers’; scholars minimize textual effects of ‘time gaps’ to buffer biography.

 

These are not intellectual lightweights trading criticisms . . . . Vickers, Jackson, Burrows, and Craig, among many others, are at the top of their disciplines. . . . There is not enough agreement on the basics . . . to convince each other, let alone the less sophisticated reader.

 

Those sharing flawed assumptions will always be wrong and angry but one needn’t know attribution to know the unsophisticated attribution audience.

 

One view is that stylistics becomes scientific when it argues by means of numbers; but this is . . . science which leaves out . . . and, most importantly, the power to generate explanations.

 

What stylometry offers . . . is not a science but a mathematisation of stylistics – a new way of discriminating between forms of language behaviour . . . that is not as yet a way of accounting for them. (Rudman citing Love, 2002, 160-61)

 

To me, science is genuine inquiry; in this case into textual history, where any ‘generated explanation’ is hypothesis—an accounting for differences in ‘forms of language behavior.’ Attribution study isn’t merely science’s way of filling in the blanks around what Bardolatry already ‘knows.’

 

Reproducibility is the backbone of any non-traditional authorship study. I have yet to see an argument against the concept.

 

Rudman probably missed Taylor’s 1983 assertion that reproducing Blayney’s Q1 Lear ‘foul papers’ case would be “churlish.” Now Blayney says he made no case: whether it would be traditional or reproducible is moot; but it warns that if Q1 Lear doesn’t represent an authorial draft, then the derivative F Lear can’t well help attribution studies. Backbones don’t grow from ‘stem sell’ assumptions.

 

a valid [NTAS] on the canon . . . must have a body of ‘known’ Shakespearean texts and ‘known’ control texts . . . . What this means is that every word . . . in the known Shakespeare be by Shakespeare! (Horton, 1987) . . . A bug-free text . . . is a logical impossibility, since . . . [they’re] ineluctably multiple, and that in many cruces [there’s] no final ‘accurate’ version. (Best, 2007)

 

Rudman’s interesting quotes aren’t that helpful. F is corrupt, coming and going; questions aren’t just about ‘bugs.’ Such terms overlook contamination’s extent.

 

Hinman [Printing & Proof-reading F] states: ‘There are hundreds of variants . . . such changes as it did produce tended rather to corrupt than to recover and preserve what Shakespeare wrote.’

 

According to Blayney, Hinman overlooked foul proofing before presswork; which means variants are only the known part of F changes. Further, F reprints the corrupt Q1 Lear (among many other reprints), which was itself foul-proofed after an unknown prior life in transmission. 

 

Rewriting and collaboration are much bigger problems . . . . There are so many different kinds of collaboration that we will never be able to delete them out of the Shakespeare plays.

 

Collaboration implies writing together. A primary ‘attribution’ aim is to identify playwrights working with Shakespeare; but rewriting needn’t be collaborative, which only extensive interchange can prove. What’s the ‘current knowledge’ chance for that? Co-author is similarly misleading.

 

It should also be clear that critics need to account for the relentless change texts are subjected to as they pass through various . . . networks. (Farmer, 2002) 

 

It is crucial [to] eliminate . . . changes before finalizing the input text. But we cannot. [We can’t] identify the vast majority of them[, subtract out this background noise, or] know if we have a ‘pure’ sample . . . .

 

‘Pure Shakespeare’ is imaginary: F reprints Q1 R3: “. . . literally hundreds of variants . . . frequently taking the form of transposition of words and phrases . . . [and their movement] from one speech to another . . . extensive use of synonyms . . . changes in tense . . . other grammatical variations . . . other, less readily definable changes, which sometimes hardly affect the meaning . . .” (Arden 2). The NOS (Jowett) claims that Q1 stems (authorially and memorially) from F’s authorial copy-text. Past opinion had Q1 memorially reporting F: how to sample such text? If F reprints (and freely alters) Q1’s theatrical report (as I believe), no F remnant is valid (Q1 would represent unknown transmissions).

 

The NOS NTAS foundation is Gary Taylor’s proposition that Shakespeare himself revised Q1 Lear itself (1608!) into F Lear: not because it’s true, or that math happens. It just keeps authorial involved for any who will believe. The ‘theory’ can’t be defended—though Gabriel Egan hears from (other) NOS editors that the case is “settled.” For them, attribution study is a tool—not for learning but obfuscation. Those looking for collaboration march to the same drum. I think the best ‘Shakespeare or not’ judges, so far, are traditional (human) textual analysts.

 

Gerald E. Downs

 

 

 

 


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  • By using Liberating Structures we unlock the wisdom of the crowd and unleash ideas that the entire group can learn from and build upon.
  • Sharing is caring and when we care about each other we also tend to trust one another. This high level of trust in the group made complex discussions possible.
  • The intelligence of the room was not limited by the trainers. Everyone contributed to the group leveling up their Scrum Master skills.

Liberating Structures were simple enough for both Todd and I and the students to adopt and learn quickly, while leaving room for discovery and innovation. Ideas, patterns, and insights emerged over time by the students. The participants created the opportunities for their own discoveries within the Liberating Structures. These insights are far more meaningful than anything that I could have read off of a PowerPoint slide.

PST Todd Miller

Here are some great resources if you want to learn more about Liberating Structures:

#3 - Students Have a Lot to Teach One Another

As it turns out, we can all help each other learn. Day 2 of the PSM II course involves an activity where the students break in to groups and create a 2-minute "teach back" where they help the entire class learn about an aspect of being a Scrum Master. Our students took the learning and outcomes from day 1 and combined them with their own experiences to create some really interesting teaching moments for the class. Having the students teach these concepts back to the group turned out to be far more powerful than either of us initially expected.

PSM II Students Teaching Back

#4 - Trainers Must Also Inspect and Adapt

The Advanced Scrum Master (PSM II) course is difficult to teach. We are leaving a lot of space for emergence and exploration by using Liberating Structures, Training from the Back of the Room, and Learning 3.0 concepts. This means that as trainers we will have many decision points and options along the way. When Todd and I noticed that the Scrum Values were not well known by this group of students, we spent more time on this topic than planned. But we needed to make this important choice. Empiricism and the Scrum Values are the underpinnings of Scrum. Without them, you get mechanical/zombie/bad scrum.

This insight and subsequent discussions led us to discover an adaptation to the course flow that we are going to try out in our upcoming PSM II course in Denver, Colorado. The time invested on the Scrum Values ended up being time very well spent:

PSM II Advanced Scrum Values Ryan Ripley Todd Miller 

#5 - Watching a Mindset Shift is Powerful

We had a student approach us the morning of day 2 with his notebook open and a wide grin on his face. Our student was excited about an insight about the Sprint Goal and completely revamped the agenda of an upcoming Sprint Planning event.

Here's what he told us:

I couldn't sleep after I got home from day one of the class. I realized that I had to completely change our Sprint Planning agenda. We need a true Sprint Goal that we all understand and can stay aligned with during the Daily Scrum.

We had another student express gratitude for helping her understand what "done" really means and the implications of what is both in and out of their definition of done. Another student went home after the end of the class and immediately started work on a Sprint Retrospective format that reinforces the Scrum Values.

These are some of the concrete changes that we heard about during and after the class. What we also saw during the class was real servant leadership emerge. The students were helping each other by sharing their stories, committing to helping each other going forward, and by showing high amounts of grace, trust, and comfort with people they had just met. This subtle, yet powerful shift in mindset and approach by the students was a joy to watch unfold.

Scrum Values and Servant Leadership in Action

The PSM II course is an advanced scrum master journey designed to help practicing Scrum Masters experience a facilitated course.  Empiricism, the scrum values, and servant leadership are at the core of this advanced scrum master course.

Servant leaders tap in to the collective intelligence of their teams and help people grow, thrive, and prosper. These leaders help people see a version of better in the world that other many not even realize is possible. These students now have new ideas and tools to help them do just that.

If you'd like to grow your scrum mastery and take the next step on your servant leadership journey, you can join Todd and I at one of the classes below. We hope you can join us!


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          Mannose's unexpected effects on the microbiome and weight gain      Cache   Translate Page      
Scientists continue to unravel links between body weight and the gut microbiome. Now, researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) report an unexpected finding: mice fed a fatty diet and mannose, a sugar, were protected from weight gain -- and this effect tracked with changes in the gut microbiome. The study published today in Cell Reports.
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          Oldest Bones in Poland Revealed to be a Neanderthal Child Whose Fingers Were Chewed Off by a Giant Bird      Cache   Translate Page      

Archaeologists working at a cave in southern Poland have discovered hominid bones that turned out to the oldest in the country. The source of the bones is a bit surprising, as described by The First News:

The discovery of finger bones from the hand of a Neanderthal child that died roughly 115,000 years ago are more than twice as old as the previous oldest find of hominid bones in the area.
The bones show signs of digestion, apparently by a large bird, archaeologists say.
The Neanderthal child, aged five to seven years old, may have been attacked and killed by a bird of prey or a scavenger may have chewed its hand after death.

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About 100 people gathered in Columbus Circle Monday morning for the annual wreath laying ceremony to honor Christopher Columbus and the contributions of Syracuse’s Italian community. The event began with the Italian national anthem sung by students of the Josephine Federico school of music. The celebration comes amid a growing effort to also mark “Indigenous people’s Day.” Gardino says it’s not intended to disrespect Native Americans. President of the American Italian Heritage Association Frank Ricciardiello acknowledges Columbus’ flaws. " Yes, he did some things with the Indians that should have never been done. But we all believe the discovery aspect should be promoted. I agree that it's a day to celebrate all peoples. Indigenous peoples, certainly, as well as the Italian Americans." Father Bill Jones is parochial vicar from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, which sits on Columbus Circle, and called for peace in his prayer acknowledging Native Americans. " Help us to
          Will Corporations Start Using eDiscovery Providers For Contract Review? Live Conversation With Cognicion CEO Chris McDaniel      Cache   Translate Page      
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  By Sam Ben-Meir EDINBURGH, Scotland – The Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh is currently exhibiting a substantial selection of Rembrandt’s paintings, drawings, and prints – focusing on those works that reveal the story of “Britain’s Discovery of the Master.” Exploring the significance of Rembrandt to British collectors, artists, and writers provides us with the […]
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The college ratings of the Washington Monthly are different.  They rank colleges not by how "selective" they are (seeking only Rapey McLiarFace types), but by how inclusive they are, opening doors to the non-rich and the un-privileged.

They rank colleges by how much they promote public service among their students - the military, non-profits, etc.

They rank colleges by their investment in and promotion of scientific research.

Here, let them explain it:

Thirteen years ago, the Washington Monthly set out to solve a problem. The higher education market was dominated by the U.S. News & World Report rankings, which reward wealth, fame, and exclusivity. College leaders responded to the temptation of better U.S. News scores by raising prices, chasing status, and marketing themselves to the children of privilege.
We thought the nation needed exactly the opposite: smart, well-run colleges that enrolled students from all walks of life and helped them earn a high-quality diploma at an affordable price. Colleges that instilled a sense of service and public obligation while producing groundbreaking research.
So we decided to do something about it and create our own ranking—not based on what colleges do for themselves, but on what they do for their country. After all, everyone benefits when colleges push the boundaries of scientific discovery and provide paths to opportunity for the next generation of low-income students. And everyone pays for college, through taxes and other forms of public support.

Check out the complete 2018 Washington Monthly rankings here. 



Today, the Washington Monthly rankings are often listed alongside (or above) U.S. News when colleges tout their national standing. We rate schools on three equally weighted criteria: social mobility, research, and public service. Instead of rewarding schools that reject 95 percent of applicants, we give high marks to colleges that enroll lots of low-income students and help them graduate and earn a good living without too much debt. We factor in pure research spending and the number of undergraduates who go on to earn PhDs. And we give extra weight to colleges that send their graduates out into the world to serve the community at large.
Kentucky colleges and universities are ranked on the Washington Monthly list:  some high, some low.  Here are this year's:

Berea College ranks number one in the country among liberal arts colleges.  It's been number one for years, mostly because tuition is free, but also because the education is superb.  It will likely stay there for a while.

Among vocational certificate programs, Ashland Community and Technical College in Ashland is rated third best in the nation for Welding.   No Kentucky program made the "worst in the nation" lists.

Among best 4-year colleges for adult learners, the University of Kentucky lands at 69 and Midway University at 94 out of 100.

Among "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges," listed by region, the list for the South has Berea College at number one, of course, but Alice Lloyd College made number 6 and Midway College made number 23 out of 50.

On the list of 316 national universities, the highest ranked Kentucky school was the University of Louisville, at 169.  The University of Kentucky followed at 180, University of the Cumberlands at 249, and Spaulding University at 310.

And finally, among 150 Baccalaureate Colleges, Kentucky Weslyan is the 15th best in the nation, and Alice Lloyd College is 31st.

These are schools that genuinely serve their students as well as the country.  Kentucky can do better than this, people. Stop the hemorrhaging of funding leading to massive cuts in programs and ridiculous tuition and fees. Restore real liberal arts education to our state schools.  Ignore that ignorant billionaire philistine in the Governor's mansion and remember what tax-payer-funded education is supposed to do.
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          Nobel Econ Award Goes To Two Economists Who Have Greatly Shaped My Thinking On Economics Of Innovation      Cache   Translate Page      

Let's get this out of the way upfront: if you're one of those people who pedantically feels the need to sneeringly point out that the economics Nobel is "not a real Nobel Prize," shut up: no one cares.

Now, let's get on to the point: for basically the last decade, I've been specifically waiting for Paul Romer to finally win this prize and each year I've been disappointed when someone else did. Finally, this year he won it and did so with William Nordhous, which is even better, as I'll explain shortly. Both Romer and Nordhous have greatly influenced my thinking on many of the things I write about here at Techdirt, specifically when it comes to the economics of innovation, and, more specifically, the economics of information and so-called "non-rivalrous" goods (I prefer to call them "infinite goods"). I've reference Romer multiple times in the past, specifically in discussing how innovation creates economic growth in powerful ways. One of my favorite Romer quotes is as follows:

Economic growth occurs whenever people take resources and rearrange them in ways that are more valuable. A useful metaphor for production in an economy comes from the kitchen. To create valuable final products, we mix inexpensive ingredients together according to a recipe. The cooking one can do is limited by the supply of ingredients, and most cooking in the economy produces undesirable side effects. If economic growth could be achieved only by doing more and more of the same kind of cooking, we would eventually run out of raw materials and suffer from unacceptable levels of pollution and nuisance. Human history teaches us, however, that economic growth springs from better recipes, not just from more cooking. New recipes generally produce fewer unpleasant side effects and generate more economic value per unit of raw material.

Every generation has perceived the limits to growth that finite resources and undesirable side effects would pose if no new recipes or ideas were discovered. And every generation has underestimated the potential for finding new recipes and ideas. We consistently fail to grasp how many ideas remain to be discovered. The difficulty is the same one we have with compounding. Possibilities do not add up. They multiply.

I have also regularly recommended an absolutely brilliant book by David Warsh, called Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery and I'll do so again here. I've long recommended it to people who are interested in the economics of innovation, because the first half of it is a very entertaining and wonderful history of the economics of information, and the second half is the story of Romer coming up with his own theory of endogenous growth. The book, at times, comes off a bit "hero worshipy" of Romer, but it's totally worth it, as it puts into place an economic model that helps explain so much of why innovation remains so important. My one disappointment with it is that for nearly the entire book I was nodding in agreement with Romer, except for some stuff on intellectual property, where I felt that Romer gets his own model backwards.

Either way it's great -- and doubly so that Nordhaus is similarly rewarded. Warsh's book about Romer also talks about Nordhaus, including a section on Nordhaus' incredible paper on the cost of light throughout human history, which is a stunningly wonderful work of economics that shows just how innovation leads to economic growth. In fact, thanks to Warsh's book about Romer, and its section on Nordhaus -- as well as a few other mentions -- that made me go out and pick up a copy of The Economics of New Goods, which is a collection by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) of some of the absolute best papers on economics and innovation. The two books have sat for years next to each other on my bookshelf, and I have revisited Nordhaus' paper (which is the first in that collection) numerous times in trying to better think through ways to explain the economics of innovation.

So I'm delighted to see Nordhaus and Romer both honored at the same time. And it is doubly timely, seeing as it's happening just at the moment when we're facing so much backlash against technology and innovation, and many people trying to argue that the harms from technology somehow outweigh the gains. Reading and understanding the work of both Romer and Nordhaus hopefully will help people get past that belief, and back to recognizing how much overall good comes from innovation. Congrats to both.



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Shopping Bags in the Abyss: Addressing the Deep-Sea Plastic Crisis

Chiba Sanae

[2018.10.03]

The discovery of plastic refuse in the darkest depths of the ocean illustrates the effects of human activities on even the most remote ecosystems on earth. Biological oceanographer Chiba Sanae describes what is happening thousands of meters under the sea.

Litter at the Bottom of the Sea

The impact of human activity, namely our heavy reliance on single-use plastic products, has reached even the deepest depths of the ocean. Recently, I helped publish “Human Footprint in the Abyss,” the first-ever paper documenting the extent of plastic pollution in marine environments at depths greater than 6,000 meters. The project involved researchers from the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology and the UN World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and was based in part on findings from JAMSTEC’s Deep-Sea Debris Database. Launched in 2017, the database compiles images and videos taken from 1982 through 2015, during 5,010 dives to depths of more than 100 meters, by deep-sea submersibles and remotely operated vehicles.

The Shinkai 6500 manned submersible regularly collects data on deep-sea plastic debris. (Photo courtesy of JAMSTEC)

Our research found that 33% of debris observed at depths below 2,000 meters was macroplastics—plastic waste large enough to see with the naked eye—of which 89% was single-use items such as shopping bags. Below 6,000 meters, these ratios increased to 52% and 92%, respectively, conclusively illustrating that no part of the ocean, not even the unexplored abyss, is free from the spread of marine plastics.

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WhiteHat Security’s new feature for dynamic single-page application scanning in the WhiteHat Sentinel Dynamic product is designed to automate the scanning for, discovery and updating of webpages, links and architecture, seamlessly and without impact on the customer experience. A single-page application (SPA) is a site that interacts with the user by dynamically rewriting the current page rather than loading entire new pages from a server. This approach avoids interruption between successive pages, making the application … More

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          Sr. Litigation Paralegal      Cache   Translate Page      
NY-NEW YORK CITY, Description: Seeking a Litigation Paralegal with at least 5 years of litigation experience. The right candidate will be familiar with the discovery process, cite-checking/Shepardizing and E-Filing in federal & state courts. Drafts cover letters and other correspondence. Organizes, manages and updates client files/pleadings (electronic and paper copies). Indexes and summarizes documents and deposit
          Middle School Teacher - Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred - Lake Alfred, FL      Cache   Translate Page      
Come find all you're looking for with Discovery Academy of Lake Alfred! Located in the center of Florida's citrus belt between Orlando and Tampa, Polk County's... $41,200 a year
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          Open Thread, 10/8/2018      Cache   Translate Page      
Paul Romer won the Nobel. Not a big surprise. David Warsh’s Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery is pretty good. I recommend it. I would read it in concert with Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own and A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic […]
          Detectives identify man's skeleton over 15 years after discovery      Cache   Translate Page      
Fresh murder inquiry launched.
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          Man charged with mother’s murder      Cache   Translate Page      
Bhanu Kirkman

Bhanu Kirkman

A MAN has been charged with the murder of 39-year-old Kristie Powell on Friday.

Ms Powell’s blood-soaked body was found next to her unharmed five-month old son at her Bellambi home, in Lorking Avenue.

The horrific discovery of the new mother’s body was found by a friend just a few metres from her son.

Detectives from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District arrested 29-year-old Bhanu Alan William Kirkman on Monday afternoon in a building near Maitland Railway Station. Kirkman was taken to Maitland Police Station where Wollongong detectives charged him with one count of murder.

Dressed in a blue forensic jumpsuit, Kirkman was brought into Maitland Court today surrounded by four corrective services officers, one who tightly led him by his handcuffs. He sat in the court dock smiling, with his hands up and his fingers outstretched throughout the brief appearance. He also appeared to be softly whispering to himself.

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          PHYSICIEN(NE) MÉDICAL(E) CLINIQUE (CICL) - (CNS-18-2069 / 4839) - CISSS Laval - Laval, QC      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Simulating the iSight Camera in the iOS Simulator      Cache   Translate Page      

A well-known limitation of the iOS Simulator is that you are unable to test code that uses the camera. Unlike some other hardware features (Location Services, Touch ID, orientation, gestures), Apple has yet to add a way to either link the Simulator’s camera output to a camera on the host device, or even allow you to choose a static image to “mock” the input of the camera. That’s the goal of this tutorial. I’ll walk you through creating an interface around the camera and then mocking it to use on the Simulator. The result will be that you can include some static images to represent the front and rear cameras when running your app in the Simulator.

You can check out my example app on GitHub if you want to see it in action. When run on your phone, it presents a simple app with a camera preview. There’s a button to switch cameras and a button to snap a photo. When you snap a photo it will capture the image and then present it in another view that includes and “X” button to discard and go back to the preview view. When run in the Simulator it behaves the same, except the front and back camera previews will display static images that get included with the project. I’m using Swift but I imagine you could follow a similar pattern with Objective-C.

Using AVFoundation

To start with, you need to wrap up access to the camera with a clean interface. I found this tutorial to be extremely helpful. I recommend you read it, but to briefly sum it up, you create a CameraController class that handles all setup, switching front and back cameras, and capturing a photo.

import AVFoundation
import UIKit

class CameraController {

    var captureSession: AVCaptureSession?
    var currentCameraPosition: CameraPosition?
    var frontCamera: AVCaptureDevice?
    var frontCameraInput: AVCaptureDeviceInput?
    var rearCamera: AVCaptureDevice?
    var rearCameraInput: AVCaptureDeviceInput?
    var photoOutput: AVCapturePhotoOutput?
    var previewLayer: AVCaptureVideoPreviewLayer?
    var photoCaptureCompletionBlock: ((UIImage?, Error?) -> Void)?

    func prepare(completionHandler: @escaping (Error?) -> Void) {
        func createCaptureSession() {
            self.captureSession = AVCaptureSession()
        }

        func configureCaptureDevices() throws {
            let session = AVCaptureDevice.DiscoverySession(
                deviceTypes: [.builtInWideAngleCamera],
                mediaType: AVMediaType.video,
                position: .unspecified)
            let cameras = (session.devices.compactMap { $0 })

            if (cameras.isEmpty) {
                throw CameraControllerError.noCamerasAvailable
            }

            for camera in cameras {
                if camera.position == .front {
                    self.frontCamera = camera
                } else if (camera.position == .back) {
                    self.rearCamera = camera

                    try camera.lockForConfiguration()
                    camera.focusMode = .continuousAutoFocus
                    camera.unlockForConfiguration()
                }
            }
        }

        func configureDeviceInputs() throws {
            guard let captureSession = self.captureSession else {
                throw CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing
            }

            if let frontCamera = self.frontCamera {
                self.frontCameraInput = try AVCaptureDeviceInput(device: frontCamera)
                if captureSession.canAddInput(self.frontCameraInput!) {
                    captureSession.addInput(self.frontCameraInput!)
                } else {
                    throw CameraControllerError.inputsAreInvalid
                }
                self.currentCameraPosition = .front

            } else if let rearCamera = self.rearCamera {
                self.rearCameraInput = try AVCaptureDeviceInput(device: rearCamera)
                if captureSession.canAddInput(self.rearCameraInput!) {
                    captureSession.addInput(self.rearCameraInput!)
                } else {
                    throw CameraControllerError.inputsAreInvalid
                }
                self.currentCameraPosition = .rear

            } else {
                throw CameraControllerError.noCamerasAvailable
            }
        }

        func configurePhotoOutput() throws {
            guard let captureSession = self.captureSession else {
                throw CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing
            }
            self.photoOutput = AVCapturePhotoOutput()
            self.photoOutput!.setPreparedPhotoSettingsArray([
                AVCapturePhotoSettings(format: [AVVideoCodecKey: AVVideoCodecType.jpeg])
            ], completionHandler: nil)

            if captureSession.canAddOutput(self.photoOutput!) {
                captureSession.addOutput(self.photoOutput!)
            }
        }

        func startCaptureSession() throws {
            guard let captureSession = self.captureSession else {
                throw CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing
            }
            captureSession.startRunning()
        }

        DispatchQueue(label: "prepare").async {
            do {
                createCaptureSession()
                try configureCaptureDevices()
                try configureDeviceInputs()
                try configurePhotoOutput()
                try startCaptureSession()
            } catch {
                DispatchQueue.main.async {
                    completionHandler(error)
                }

                return
            }

            DispatchQueue.main.async {
                completionHandler(nil)
            }
        }
    }

    func captureImage(completion: @escaping (UIImage?, Error?) -> Void) {
        guard let captureSession = self.captureSession,
            captureSession.isRunning else {
                completion(nil, CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing)
                return
        }

        let settings = AVCapturePhotoSettings()

        self.photoCaptureCompletionBlock = completion
        self.photoOutput?.capturePhoto(with: settings, delegate: self)
    }

    func displayPreview(on view: UIView) throws {
        guard let captureSession = self.captureSession else {
            throw CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing
        }

        self.previewLayer = AVCaptureVideoPreviewLayer(session: captureSession)
        self.previewLayer?.videoGravity = .resizeAspectFill
        self.previewLayer?.connection?.videoOrientation = .portrait

        view.layer.insertSublayer(self.previewLayer!, at: 0)
        self.previewLayer?.frame = view.frame
    }

    func switchCameras() throws {
        guard let currentCameraPosition = currentCameraPosition,
            let captureSession = self.captureSession,
            captureSession.isRunning else {
                throw CameraControllerError.captureSessionIsMissing
        }

        captureSession.beginConfiguration()

        func switchToFrontCamera() throws {
            let inputs = captureSession.inputs as [AVCaptureInput]
            guard let rearCameraInput = self.rearCameraInput,
                inputs.contains(rearCameraInput),
                let frontCamera = self.frontCamera else {
                    throw CameraControllerError.invalidOperation
            }

            self.frontCameraInput = try AVCaptureDeviceInput(device: frontCamera)
            captureSession.removeInput(rearCameraInput)
            if captureSession.canAddInput(self.frontCameraInput!) {
                captureSession.addInput(self.frontCameraInput!)
            }
            self.currentCameraPosition = .front
        }

        func switchToRearCamera() throws {
            let inputs = captureSession.inputs as [AVCaptureInput]
            guard let frontCameraInput = self.frontCameraInput,
                inputs.contains(frontCameraInput),
                let rearCamera = self.rearCamera else {
                    throw CameraControllerError.invalidOperation
            }

            self.rearCameraInput = try AVCaptureDeviceInput(device: rearCamera)
            captureSession.removeInput(frontCameraInput)
            if captureSession.canAddInput(rearCameraInput!) {
                captureSession.addInput(rearCameraInput!)
            }
            self.currentCameraPosition = .rear
        }

        switch currentCameraPosition {
        case .front:
            try switchToRearCamera()
        case .rear:
            try switchToFrontCamera()
        }

        captureSession.commitConfiguration()
    }

}


extension CameraController: AVCapturePhotoCaptureDelegate {

    func photoOutput(_ output: AVCapturePhotoOutput, didFinishProcessingPhoto photo: AVCapturePhoto, error: Error?) {
        if let error = error{
            self.photoCaptureCompletionBlock?(nil, error)
        } else if let data = photo.fileDataRepresentation(),
            let image = UIImage(data: data) {
            self.photoCaptureCompletionBlock?(image, nil)
        } else {
            self.photoCaptureCompletionBlock?(nil, CameraControllerError.unknown)
        }
    }

}

enum CameraControllerError: Swift.Error {

    case captureSessionAlreadyRunning
    case captureSessionIsMissing
    case inputsAreInvalid
    case invalidOperation
    case noCamerasAvailable
    case unknown

}

public enum CameraPosition {

    case front
    case rear

}

Make a Protocol for Accessing the Camera

I found this controller to be extremely helpful, but when running the app in the Simulator, it throws a CameraControllerError.noCamerasAvailable and your app has to be able to deal with not having access to a camera. If taking photos is integral to your app, like it is mine, that won’t do. To save yourself from needing to test in an actual device all the time, turn the CameraController class into a protocol:

protocol CameraController {

    func prepare(completionHandler: @escaping (Error?) -> Void)

    func captureImage(completion: @escaping (UIImage?, Error?) -> Void)

    func displayPreview(on view: UIView) throws

    func switchCameras() throws

}

Rename your former CameraController class to RealCameraController:

class RealCameraController: NSObject, CameraController {

  // ...

}

extension RealCameraController: AVCapturePhotoCaptureDelegate {

  // ...

}

Making a Fake Implementation of the Camera Controller

Now that you have that done, you can fake out the protocol using some static images to simulate the from and back cameras. Add two photos to your Assets.xcassets and call them “Front Camera” and “Back Camera.” Note that you probably want the dimensions of these images to match whatever dimensions you expect the camera to produce.

Fake camera mock photos

Implement a MockCameraController that conforms to the CameraController protocol, making it use those two images in lieu of the actual camera.

class MockCameraController: NSObject, CameraController {

    var frontImage = UIImage(named: "Front Camera")!
    var rearImage = UIImage(named: "Rear Camera")!
    var cameraPosition = CameraPosition.rear
    var previewLayer = CALayer()

    func prepare(completionHandler: @escaping (Error?) -> Void) {
        setPreviewFrame(image: self.rearImage)
        completionHandler(nil)
    }

    func captureImage(completion: @escaping (UIImage?, Error?) -> Void) {
        if self.cameraPosition == CameraPosition.rear {
            completion(self.rearImage, nil)
        } else {
            completion(self.frontImage, nil)
        }
    }

    func displayPreview(on view: UIView) throws {
        self.previewLayer.frame = view.bounds
        view.layer.insertSublayer(self.previewLayer, at: 0)
    }

    func switchCameras() throws {
        if self.cameraPosition == CameraPosition.rear {
            self.cameraPosition = CameraPosition.front
            setPreviewFrame(image: self.frontImage)
        } else {
            self.cameraPosition = CameraPosition.rear
            setPreviewFrame(image: self.rearImage)
        }
    }

    private func setPreviewFrame(image: UIImage) {
        self.previewLayer.contents = image.cgImage!
    }

}

What this MockCameraController does is pretty simple:

  • Keeps track of which camera is selected (front or back)
  • Provides the selected camera’s stand-in image when you call captureImage
  • Creates a CALayer, inserts it into the preview view’s layer, and then draws the appropriate image onto it whenever you switch cameras.

Tying it all Together

The last thing we need is to be able tell when to use the RealCameraController and when to use the MockCameraController. Create a Platform struct to encapsulate this logic:

import Foundation

struct Platform {

    static var isSimulator: Bool {
        return TARGET_OS_SIMULATOR != 0
    }

}

To use this in a view controller check to see if isSimulator is true and use the appropriate implementation of CameraController:

class ViewController: UIViewController {

    let cameraController: CameraController = Platform.isSimulator ? MockCameraController() : RealCameraController()

    @IBOutlet weak var previewView: UIView!
    @IBOutlet weak var previewCanvas: UIView!
    @IBOutlet weak var captureView: UIView!
    @IBOutlet weak var captureImage: UIImageView!

    @IBAction func discardCapture(_ sender: Any) {
        self.captureImage.image = nil
        self.captureView.isHidden = true
        self.previewView.isHidden = false
    }

    @IBAction func snapPhoto(_ sender: Any) {
        self.cameraController.captureImage() { image, error in
            guard let image = image else {
                debugPrint("Couldn't capture image: \(error!)")
                return
            }
            self.captureImage.image = image
            self.captureView.isHidden = false
            self.previewView.isHidden = true
        }
    }

    @IBAction func switchCameras(_ sender: Any) {
        do {
            try self.cameraController.switchCameras()
        } catch {
            debugPrint("Failed to switch cameras: \(error)")
        }
    }

    override func viewDidLoad() {
        super.viewDidLoad()

        self.cameraController.prepare {(error) in
            if let error = error {
                debugPrint("Failed to start CameraController: \(error)")
            }

            do {
                try self.cameraController.displayPreview(on: self.previewCanvas)
            } catch {
                debugPrint("Couldn't preview camera: \(error)")
            }
        }
    }

}

If you did everything right, you should be able to run your app in the Simulator and in your camera UI, you’ll see the mock photo. If you captureImage, your callback should be called with a UIImage, just like it would on a real device.

iPhone Simulator simulating the iSight camera

If you found this helpful or have feedback, leave a comment or get in touch with me on Twitter. Thanks for reading!


          10/09/18 Hour 2 the days of endless political ads, and why your gas pump is on a cetain side of your car.       Cache   Translate Page      
Hour 2 We are in the days of endless political ads everywhere!! Joe also got into the history of the gas pump indicator, and why it is on a certain side of your car, and a discovery that a farmer made on the "rock" he has been using as a door stop for over 30 years.
          Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin Talk Aspect Ratios, ‘Short Treks,’ and 2019’s STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Schedule      Cache   Translate Page      
After Saturday’s big Star Trek: Discovery panel at New York Comic Con, the cast and creative leads behind the series participated in a series of roundtable discussions, where press from all over the world — including your friends at TrekCore — had the opportunity to chat about the upcoming season, and we did our best to
          Las Profundidades del Océano en la Costa del Sur de Grecia Serán el Sitio de Prueba de campo para los Finalistas en el Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE de 7 Millones de USD      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Pipeline Review of Allergic Asthma Drugs Future Prospects and Opportunity Assessment Up to 2019      Cache   Translate Page      

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/09/2018 -- Asthma is narrowing of the airway of lungs caused by inflammation in the air passage resulting from both genetic and environmental influences.Allergic asthma is the most common form of asthma.Allergic asthma is triggered by inhaled allergens, such as dust mite allergen, pet dander, pollen, mold, resulting in asthma symptoms.The symptoms of allergic asthma are coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath or rapid breathing and chest tightness. Triggers cause inflammation (swelling and redness) in the airway.

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Review discovery / police reports/witness report in the case. Human Resource Contact:. Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.... $4,429 - $5,536 a month
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          Barbara McClintock #ALD18 @findingada      Cache   Translate Page      
Via Nobelprize.org Barbara McClintock Born: 16 June 1902, Hartford, CT, USA Died: 2 September 1992, Huntington, NY, USA Affiliation at the time of the award: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA Prize motivation: “for her discovery of mobile genetic elements.” Prize share: 1/1 Life Barbara McClintock grew up in Connecticut and New […]
          Remote Enterprise Account Executive in Chicago      Cache   Translate Page      
A Quote-to-Cash cloud computing solutions needs applicants for an opening for a Remote Enterprise Account Executive in Chicago. Core Responsibilities Include: Developing and growing relationships with key customers and prospects Being the key contact for executive discovery sessions, strategizing solution offerings Forecasting sales activity and revenue achievement while creating satisfied customers Must meet the following requirements for consideration: 10+ years of solution sales experience selling CRM, ERP, or similar applications to large enterprise clients Experience selling to the C-Suite, and across both IT and the business Background selling both an application and the deployment of a platform Strong technical aptitude Account planning and execution skills Strong networking skills
          Humble Discovery Pack Offers Up Six Games for $10      Cache   Translate Page      

An all-new type of Humble Bundle is available that gets you a healthy variety of games for only $10. For $10, you get War for the Overworld plus its Heart of Gold DLC, Osiris: New Dawn, Kentucky Route Zero, RWBY: Grimm Eclipse, Phantom Brave, Tricky Towers, and one month of a Rooster Teeth FIRST subscription […]

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Publicis Health brands include Digitas Health, Discovery USA, Heartbeat, in-sync, Langland, Maxcess Managed Markets, Payer Sciences, PDI, PlowShare Group,...
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          Art Buyer- Digitas Health, Philadelphia - Publicis Healthcare Communications Group - Philadelphia, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
Publicis Health brands include Digitas Health, Discovery USA, Heartbeat, in-sync, Langland, Maxcess Managed Markets, Payer Sciences, PDI, PlowShare Group,...
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          Paid Search Manager- Publicis Health Media, New York - Publicis Healthcare Communications Group - Philadelphia, PA      Cache   Translate Page      
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          #6: Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery      Cache   Translate Page      
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          Senior Technician (Discovery Team), Cell Biology - Firmenich Inc. - New York, NY      Cache   Translate Page      
Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran. At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and...
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          Discovery Freelancer 4.83      Cache   Translate Page      
Discovery Freelancer 4.83
Designed as an expansion pack, this mod adds 63 new systems, 107 new ships, hundreds of new weapons, equipment and commodities, new factions and NPC encounters, and much more.
          Ignored History: Columbus Sought to End Islamic Tyranny      Cache   Translate Page      
When President Benjamin Harrison issued his “Proclamation 335 -- 400th Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus,” on July 21, 1892, he emphasized how the great discoverer pioneered “progress and enlightenment,” reflected four centuries later in America’s system of universal education:
Columbus stood in his age as the pioneer of progress and enlightenment. The system of universal education is in our age the most prominent and salutary feature of the spirit of enlightenment, and it is peculiarly appropriate that the schools be made by the people the center of the day's demonstration.
President Harrison also highlighted the patriotic motivations for the holiday, and the shared “devout faith” -- Christianity -- of Columbus and the American people, so abundantly blessed by “Divine Providence”:
Let the national flag float over every schoolhouse in the country and the exercises be such as shall impress upon our youth the patriotic duties of American citizenship. In the churches and in the other places of assembly of the people let there be expressions of gratitude to Divine Providence for the devout faith of the discoverer and for the divine care and guidance which has directed our history and so abundantly blessed our people.
As we celebrate Columbus Day -- for those of us still inoculated enough against cultural relativist depravity to do so -- it is also worth recapturing concretely the specific late 15th century religious motivations for Columbus’ voyage. Simply put, Columbus sought “eastern (even far eastern) alliances” to end a millennium of Islam’s jihad-imposed tyranny against Christendom. Louis Bertrand’s scholarly 1934 tome, The History of Spain, elegantly -- and unapologetically -- characterized the now well-nigh forgotten, or ignored, historical context.





          THE ENEMY Comes to Firehall Arts Centre in November      Cache   Translate Page      

The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and present The Enemy from Saturday, November 10th to Saturday, December 1st, 2018.

Set in a small town in British Columbia, The Enemy is a contemporary interpretation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People. Dr. Stockman, played by Jenn Griffin, becomes a pariah when her discovery of pollution in the local Healthy Springs Spa and Water Park threatens the town's tourism industry and economic well-being. What happens when truth is declared not to be the truth and disbelief is spread through social media, 'fake news' and shoddy journalism? Who is the enemy?

Adapted and directed by the Firehall Arts Centre's Artistic Producer Donna Spencer, The Enemy is a political drama with a plot that intertwines an ethically compromised antihero, political extremism, corruption, environmental activism and a lack of accountability for the destruction of a town. The Enemy features performances by Jenn Griffin, Paul Herbert, Peter Anderson, Daniel Arnold, Sharon Crandall, Brendan Houle, Michael Scholar Jr., Donna Soares and Agnes Tong.

With regards to the choice of programming and producing this piece, Donna Spencer says, "Recently we witnessed a decision south of the border that many of that country's constituents did not support for good reasons. But the majority of those who had the power to vote supported the choice, angering thousands and potentially impacting hard-earned freedoms and rights. With the Firehall's presentation of The Enemy, I have adapted Henrik Ibsen's drama - which asks the question, is the majority always right? - and applied it to a contemporary issue not unlike the one faced by Ibsen's version of Dr. Stockman. In this contemporary context of The Enemy, the role of Dr. Stockman is written as a female and illustrates the challenges that women face when confronting and disputing the 'powers-that-be' or as some would say 'the old boys' club'".

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The massively multiplayer online game based on the long-running sci-fi franchise will get a new update based on CBS All Access show Star Trek: Discovery. Coinciding with the upcoming release of season 2 of the show, Age of Discovery takes place shortly after the Battle at the Binary Stars, the inciting incident of Discovery. Pla...
          Fall Foliage Photography Hike      Cache   Translate Page      

Date: November 18, 2018

Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Central Park during the golden hour before sunset.

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Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)


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Date: November 18, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

Fire is mankind's greatest discovery. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors.

All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Seuffert Bandshell Parking lot (in Forest Park)


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The old way of doing security has failed, and more organizations are starting to trust crowdsourced ethical hackers to help with the growing demands of cybersecurity in a world that is technologically complex and increasingly threatened. As Crowdsourced Testing Solutions, including bug bounty programs, vulnerability discovery and hacker-powered penetration testing solutions have become viable options for a growing number of security leaders in recent years, defining the landscape and describing the differences and evolution of different offerings is overdue. 

We have based the analysis in this report on the data we have gathered through thousands of tests over the last few years; including hacker demographics, hacker activity, vulnerabilities found, vulnerabilities not found (but searched for), customer demographics, customer asset data and security of those assets over time.

 



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Incredible lost world of underwater volcanoes found east of TasmaniaThe Mercury
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James Gunn to Write Script for 'Suicide Squad 2' According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' Gunn is also in contention to direct the film. Gunn was fired from Disney in July after the discovery of controversial old tweets he sent out nearly a decade ago. He has mostly laid low since his dismissal. Gunn's departure was shocking given both 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movies have garnered very strong reviews and earned over $1.5 billion at the box office worldwide. The first 'Suicide Squad' raked in a healthy $746 million worldwide itself, despite poor reviews. Its sequel has since been slow to get started and does not yet have a release date.
          Mealey's Data Privacy - DOJ Requests Discovery Extension In Twitter's Suit Over Government Surveillance      Cache   Translate Page      
OAKLAND, Calif. - In an Oct. 5 discovery status report and accompanying stipulation, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) asks a California federal court to extend previously set discovery compliance dates in a lawsuit brought by Twitter Inc. over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's domestic surveillance activities, citing the need to complete privilege logs to protect documents it says are classified (Twitter Inc. v. Jefferson B. Sessions III, et al., No. 4:14-cv-04480, N.D. Calif.).
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We were at a community festival. With a few minutes of free time. Spontaneity hit and we started yammering.

“I’ve lost a lot of friends the past few years,” he soon said, matter-of-factly.

I nodded. And, our conversation about politics and religion ended in agreement.

Did we agree that politics and religion are divisive? Sure, right along with aging, sex preferences, and brain waves. Friends come and go. Mostly go, after the age of 25 years, according to Read the full post here »

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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)

Runtime: A long 150 minutes

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Michael Wincott, Armand Assante, Frank Langella, Sigourney Weaver

From: Paramount

This was an appropriate movie to see last night... just not a good one: 

What better day to watch this film than last night, which was both Columbus Day and the 69th birthday of Sigourney Weaver? I figured going in this wouldn't be among her best movies-it certainly was not-nor one of Ridley Scott's best... this is not awful but it has its problems and yes I do have to bring up the modern controversy over Columbus and whether or not he should be celebrated.

I cannot speak worldwide but in the United States, there has been a modern controversy over Christopher Columbus and whether or not his landing in “The New World” should be celebrated. The people that lived here already certainly wouldn't, due to how their peoples were forever changed by Europeans coming over here. Admittedly, it would have happened eventually and probably also the rape/murder/genocide that Columbus did during his voyages, but I do understand why there are plenty that wish for an Indigenous Peoples Day to replace Columbus Day. The events of 1492 are an important moments in world history yet between the Vikings having a brief settlement in Canada a few centuries prior and rumors of others (Chinese, Polynesian, Irish, etc.) having done so decades prior... what was taught in schools to kids like me was not entirely accurate.

Of course, this film lionizes him and says he was just an explorer who was a dreamer and he treated the people of the Caribbean very well; furthermore, it was only a creepy-looking Michael Wincott who committed atrocities and Chris tried to stop him. Um, no. What was incredibly bold was a moment late in the film where it was explained why Columbus was replaced as the leader in the region and the charges-which were true-were mentioned but couched in such a way that 1492 made it look as if they were false charges. Talk about rich...

Another big problem is that this 2 ½ hour epic movie is too often not that exciting and at times is downright boring. Those issues with 1492 is disappointing as it has nice cinematography, has a quality score from Vangelis and I can't complain about any of the performances from the cast full of famous faces; Weaver's role is small yet still memorable as Queen Isabella of Spain. I do not know if there's been a good movie made about Columbus... I understand that the same year's Christopher Columbus: The Discovery sure as hell ain't it as apparently that competing film is clearly worse. At least there's various books-or heck,even Wikipedia-that provide plenty of accurate information about Chris and why this movie is an incredibly romanticized version of history.

          McGill researchers share in largest investment in discovery science in Canadian history       Cache   Translate Page      

Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced more than $558 million in discovery research funding across Canada, including the largest investment in research from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) this year. Through the 2018 Discovery Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships competition, 130 McGill researchers received funding totaling more than $30 million.

 

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          Terungkap Penyebab Sindrom Langka Saul-Wilson pada Anak      Cache   Translate Page      

Liputan6.com, Jakarta Bagi anak-anak yang dilahirkan dengan sindrom Saul-Wilson, sebagian besar hidup orangtua mereka dihabiskan untuk mencari jawaban penyebabnya. Pertama kali, sindrom langka ini diidentifikasi pada tahun 1990. Hanya 14 kasus yang dikenal di seluruh dunia.

Sindrom langka Saul-Wilson ditandai dengan perawakan pendek, microcephaly (kepala kecil), gangguan pendengaran, dan keterlambatan perkembangan awal anak yang tidak diketahui penyebabnya. Penelitian berhasil mengungkap penyebab sindrom Saul-Wilson.

"Ini adalah berita yang aku tunggu sepanjang hidup," kata Monica Zaring, yang mengidap sindrom Saul-Wilson. "Aku merasa sangat bersyukur, semua dokter yang tidak pernah menyerah, bahkan ketika mereka tidak memiliki jawaban. Aku harap informasi ini akan membantu lebih banyak orang di masa depan."

Para ilmuwan dari Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), bekerja sama dengan peneliti dan dokter dari National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Universitas Edinburgh, Universitas Oregon, dan Rumah Sakit Nemours / Alfred I. duPont untuk Anak-Anak mengungkap penyebab sindrom Saul-Wilson. Penyebabnya adalah perubahan gen yang mengkode protein.

Dilansir dari Medical Xpress, Selasa (9/10/2018), gen yang mengkode protein termasuk bagian dari gen yang mengontrol dan memelihara protein packager sel, kompleks Golgi (diucapkan gol-je). Studi ini diterbitkan di American Journal of Human Genetics pada 4 Oktober 2018.

 

 

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Adanya temuan penyebab sindrom saul-wilson, ilmuwan dapat menemukan pengobatannya.#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F%2F10000

Ahli genetika medis di NHGRI, Carlos R. Ferreira mengatakan, terungkapnya penyebab sindrom Saul-Wilson adalah langkah maju yang besar untuk membantu para ilmuwan menemukan pengobatan untuk sindrom tersebut.

Temuan ini juga menambah pemahaman tentang genom dan dampak Golgi pada kesehatan manusia.

Golgi kompleks berarti protein dimodifikasi dalam berbagai cara seperti gula yang ditambahkan atau dihilangkan. Ilmuwan menggunakan teknologi genetik terbaru dan menganalisis 14 orang dengan sindrom Saul-Wilson.

Semua individu memiliki perubahan yang sama dalam satu salinan gen yang mengkode protein COG4, bagian dari kompleks Golgi.


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Saturn's moon Europa is one of the most fascinating worlds in our solar system, with its slushy subsurface ocean a promising place to look for extraterrestrial life. While NASA has plans to possibly send a lander to the moon in the coming years, a new discovery might make touchdown tricky – there's a chance that large swathes of Europa's surface are covered in ice spikes almost 50 ft (15 m) high.

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          The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Thursday, October 11 – Kyle Pushes Jack to Turn on Ashley – Victoria Takes Charge – Lily’s Outburst      Cache   Translate Page      

The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Thursday, October 11 – Kyle Pushes Jack to Turn on Ashley – Victoria Takes Charge – Lily’s Outburst

The Young and the Restless (Y&R) spoilers for Thursday, October 11, tease that Jack (Peter Bergman) will be put to the test. He cares about his sister and wants her to succeed, so he’ll be hesitant to help drag Ashley (Eileen Davidson) down. However, Kyle (Michael Mealor) will push Jack’s loyalty to the limit. He’ll suspect that Ashley’s been up … Keep Reading


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The Young and the Restless Spoilers: Wednesday, October 10 Recap – Andrew’s DNA Lab Link Revealed – Nick’s Crushing Discovery

The Young and the Restless (Y&R) spoilers update and recap for Wednesday, October 10, tease that Kyle (Michael Mealor) will voice his complaints. During a chat with Jack (Peter Bergman), Kyle will gripe about how Ashley (Eileen Davidson) stabbed him in the back. He’ll argue that she’s going to get what’s coming to her soon enough.

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          Head-On Brentwood Collision Kills Discovery Bay Man      Cache   Translate Page      
Head-On Brentwood Collision Kills Discovery Bay Man Head-On Brentwood Collision Kills Discovery Bay Man. Recently, a head-on car accident left one man from Discovery Bay with fatal injuries and two others with minor-to-moderate injuries. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials are investigating the crash which took place in Brentwood and involved a total of two vehicles. Two people were stuck inside their car and had to be removed using professional equipment. Both vehicles were majorly damaged. I would like to take this time to extend my prayers and well wishes to all the victim’s family and friends that are grieving over the tragic loss that resulted from this accident. Continue reading
          It's Indigenous Peoples Day. Do you know whose stolen land you're on?      Cache   Translate Page      

As a child, I was taught about the explorer Christopher Columbus, who allegedly discovered America. I still remember my elementary school teacher reading “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue” during story time in class. We were taught that he deserved the honor of having a holiday in his name. It wasn’t until years later that I learned how his legacy has been incredibly whitewashed. He didn’t even really discover America! 

Fortunately, the number of states and municipalities rejecting Columbus Day in favor of honoring Indigenous Peoples Day, like Minnesota; Alaska; Vermont; and Somerville, Massachusetts, is growing. Hawaii celebrates Discoverers' Day, and South Dakota has Native American Day. Honoring the millions of people who lived here long before and after Columbus’ non-discovery instead of the genocidal rapist himself feels like a no-brainer. It counters the act of forgetting and rendering indigenous peoples invisible.


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          New evidence of hacked Supermicro hardware at US carrier      Cache   Translate Page      
A major U.S. telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company. The security expert, Yossi Appleboum, provided documents, analysis and other evidence of the discovery following the publication of an investigative report in Bloomberg Businessweek that detailed how China's intelligence services had ordered subcontractors to plant malicious chips in Supermicro server motherboards over a two-year period ending in 2015.

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Christina Davy, research scientist, left, Amanda Stubbs, a Trent University masters student, and Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef, listen to a presentation in a Trent lab in Peterborough, Ont. on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Monsef announced $2.4 million in funding for a dozen researchers at Trent.

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Lost Chain of Underwater Volcanoes Is a Massive Whale Superhighway
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Thanks to an especially slobbery "Looney Tune," the island of Tasmania is best-known for its eponymous devils. But the nearby Tasman Sea is no less rich in oddball biodiversity. Take, for example, the newest discovery reported by the Australian ...
Stunning volcanic 'lost world' discovered deep in the oceanFox News
Whales are following a highway that runs through a 'lost world' of underwater volcanoes off the coast of TasmaniaBusiness Insider Australia
Incredible lost world of underwater volcanoes found east of TasmaniaThe Mercury
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          Comment on Linking an AD security group to a SCCM collection by Rob      Cache   Translate Page      
Can you describe the variables involved in the time it takes for a system to be added to an AD Security Group setup in this way to actually receive an application on the client?  Here's my understanding, but would appreciate confirmation. <ol> <li>Computer object is added to AD Security Group</li> <li>SCCM AD Group Discovery "Delta Discovery" runs (Default, 5 min)</li> <li>Collection gets updated: <ol> <li>Can be set to Incremental defined as "periodically" (what's the actual interval?)</li> <li>Can be set to Scheduled (default is 7 days, but easily customizable)</li> </ol> </li> <li>Client must run Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle (Default, 7 days)</li> </ol> If I'm correct here, it could potentially take up to 2 weeks for an environment left in the Default configuration.  Thanks!  
          A new conceptual model for turbidity currents      Cache   Translate Page      

October 5, 2018 – A new paper shows that currents in submarine canyons often involve large-scale movement of the seafloor. This discovery could help ocean engineers avoid damage to pipelines, communications cables, and other seafloor structures.

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Thanks to an especially slobbery "Looney Tune," the island of Tasmania is best-known for its eponymous devils. But the nearby Tasman Sea is no less rich in oddball biodiversity. Take, for example, the newest discovery reported by the Australian ...
Stunning volcanic 'lost world' discovered deep in the oceanFox News
Whales are following a highway that runs through a 'lost world' of underwater volcanoes off the coast of TasmaniaBusiness Insider Australia
Incredible lost world of underwater volcanoes found east of TasmaniaThe Mercury
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          Comment on Star Trek: Discovery: Season Two; First Look at Spock and Number One Released by PhilS      Cache   Translate Page      
If this is Spock then I'm afraid that the makeup people have gone rather too far. He looks more like an androgynous hipster and it just doesn't work. DON'T mess with the original just to fit in with a fad.
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Обновленный Land Rover Discovery Sport вышел на тестирование. Компания приступила к тестированию обновленного кроссовера премиум-класса. Land Rover Discovery Sport представят в следующем году. В плане дизайна можно отметить новые передние фары Discovery Sport, которые будут перекликаться с элементами освещения Velar. Переработана передняя панель. В задней части появятся новые фонари, которые, судя по всему, станут меньше размером, изменят дизайн бампера. Новый Discovery Sport будет построен на обновленной платформе PTA (Premium Transverse Architecture), на которой также строят Evoque. Он обеспечит более эффективную работу дроссельной заслонки, которая улучшится на 40%, и позволит использовать гибридные технологии. Ожидается гибкая 48-вольтовая система, подключаемый модуль гибридной системы с трехцилиндровым бензиновым двигателем Ingenium. Будет расширен комплекс систем безопасности, появятся технологии связанности.. Land Rover Discovery Sport засветился с новым дизайном. Модель...
          Comment on Star Trek: Discovery: Season Two; First Look at Spock and Number One Released by Mike Tiefenbacher      Cache   Translate Page      
Majel Barrett (Roddenberry) played Number One in the original pilot and the two-part re-edit of the pilot, "The Menagerie." NBC's executives disliked the idea of a female in the role and the character never reappeared in the series' second, successful version of the series. Barrett was recast as more traditional Nurse Christine Chapel, as well as the voice of the ship's computer.
          Big Top Academy: la varita mágica de Cris Morena en una nueva serie para chicos      Cache   Translate Page      

La productora colaboró con Discovery Kids en el proyecto que estrena el próximo lunes a las 18 Crédito: Mariana Roveda […]

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WAUKEGAN – Authorities don't know who dumped a 4-foot-long reptile into Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is.

After initially believing the animal spotted Monday swimming near Waukegan by a startled kayaker was a caiman, officials have said it actually is an alligator.

Either way, it had no business paddling around the suburban Chicago shoreline. Waukegan spokesman David Motley said Tuesday that animal control officers are trying to determine who abandoned the creature, which was found with its mouth kept shut by rubber bands.

Motley said officials thought the animal was a caiman for much of Monday, but Rob Carmichael, curator of the Wildlife Discovery Center in nearby Lake Forest, later told him it was a female alligator.

The two species look similar, but an alligator's snout is more rounded and only its upper teeth can be seen when its mouth is closed, whereas a caiman's upper and lower teeth can be seen, said Andrew Biddle, the head of reptiles at Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park in Kenansville, Florida.

Carmichael said an alligator would be more capable than a caiman of handling the cold water of Lake Michigan and that the one rescued Monday could have been swimming around for weeks. He said it could have done this with its mouth shut because alligators can go months without food.

Carmichael said that although the rescued gator is weak, she has a pretty good chance to survive if she can get through the next few days.

This isn't the first time someone dropped off a wild animal on or in Lake Michigan, Motley said, pointing to a 2012 incident in which someone abandoned a 14-foot python on the lakefront.


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谢谢大家!非常感谢。

尊敬的宗教领袖们、霍金斯参议员、尊贵的弗罗里达国会代表团的成员、先生们:你们的欢迎让我感受到无法言表的温暖。今天在这里我感到非常愉快。

一、美国的政治与宗教

全国福音派联会的人士以属灵和人道的工作而名闻遐迩。如果我不先向你们表达我的感激之情,我就太过轻慢了。感谢你们的祈祷。南希和我经常能感受到你们的临在。相信我,对我们来说,你们非常重要。

有一天,在白宫的东厅举行会议时,有人问我,是否注意到那些在外面一直为总统祈祷的人群。我说:“是的,我注意到了。我能感受到这一点。我相信代祷的作用。”但我又情不自禁地要告诉那个问话者——实际上也是对在场的所有人说,如果有时候他在祈祷时得不到响应,那是因为我当时已经在上帝面前了。亚伯拉罕·林肯说:“当我深信自己走投无路时,我总是要向上帝跪下呼求。”我想我理解林肯说这话时的感受。怀着对这次聚会的愉快心情和美好感受,我要转入政治话题。我不知道为什么,但那个日程安排让我想起一个故事。

有一天,一位福音派牧师和一个政客来到天堂的大门前。圣彼得办完了所有的必要手续后,领着他们到各自的住处。他先领着他们来到一个小单间,里面只有一张床、一把椅子和一张桌子,说这是为牧师准备的。看到这个情形,政客有点惴惴不安,不知道等待他的将会是什么。当圣彼得领着他来到一所富丽堂皇、仆佣成群的大宅子时,他简直不相信自己的眼睛。

他禁不住问彼得:“等等,有没有搞错?我怎么会有这样的寓所,而那个虔诚圣洁的人只得到一个单间?”彼得回答道:“你得明白,这里是物以稀为贵。我们已经有了数不清的牧师,而你是来这里的第一位政客。”

但我来并不是要为这些陈词烂调助兴的。而是要告诉你们,包括本人所在的部门,许许多多担任公职的人都是敬畏上帝、甘于奉献、品格高贵的人中之杰。是的,我们需要你们的帮助,以使我们得以铭记那些将我们第一次带入政治舞台的理念与原则。这些理念与原则的基础是对自由和个人权利的信守,而这种信守本身又是建立在深刻的体察上:即只有在热切探求和谦卑地领受上帝祝福的地方,自由才会繁荣兴旺。

美国人对于民主的试验即是以这一洞察为基础。它的发现是国父们的伟大胜利,威廉·佩恩说:“如果我们不愿受治于上帝,则我们必受治于暴君。”在诠释不可剥夺的人权时,杰弗逊说:“上帝在赐予我们生命的同时也赐予了我们自由。”华盛顿说:“在导致政治昌盛的各种意向和习惯中,宗教和道德是必不可少的支柱。”

最后,当探究美国何以如此伟大和富有创造力的秘密时,托克维尔这位对于美国民主最为敏锐的观察家雄辩地指出:“当我走进美国的教堂,听到它那闪耀着公义之火的布道时,我才真正明白了美国何以如此伟大和天赋非凡。美国人是虔信上帝的。而一旦美国不再虔诚了,它也将不再伟大。”

今天能与你们这些通过保持美国人的虔诚而使美国继续伟大的人士相聚,我感到非常愉快。只有通过你们和其他成千上万人的工作和祈祷,才能使我们在这个危机四伏的世纪有望幸存下来,并使自由这一人类最美好的希望生机勃勃。

我希望你们知道,我们的行政部门是由一种政治哲学推动的,这一政治哲学在你们、你们的家庭、教会、邻里和社区中间发现了美国的伟大:即各种制度均致力于鼓励和培植诸如关心他人和尊重上帝之下法治之类的价值观。

二、世俗主义思潮对传统价值观的冲击

现在,你们想必与我一样清楚,正是这些价值观使我们与流行于当下许多人中间的态度大相径庭,或与他们格格不入。他们奉行一种现代化的世俗主义,将我们文明赖以立基的价值观视如粪土,尽管这些价值观坚实可靠并经过时间的检验。不管他们出于何种善意,他们的价值体系与大多数美国人所持的立场截然不同。虽然他们宣称,他们正使我们从对过去的迷信中解放出来,但他们从事的工作却是借助政府的统治和威权来监控我们。有时候他们的嗓门似乎比我们大,但他们从未赢得多数。

那种调门拔高的例子在最近华盛顿的一场争论中显而易见。自从我卷入这场争论以来,我就期待着能听到美国年轻人父母们的想法。他们究竟愿意向政府移交多少他们作为人之父母的特权?

让我尽可能简明扼要地说一下这个事例。一个动机纯正、对于日益增加的少年非法生育和堕胎现象深感关切的公民团体不久前成立了一个全国性的医疗诊所网络,向那些不到法定年龄的女孩子们提供帮助,并希望能减轻她们所面临的困境。我要说,我并不对他们的意图吹毛求疵。然而,在这项意愿良好的努力中,这些诊所居然决定在未征求她们父母意见的情况下,向这些女孩子提供节育建议、药物和方法。

几年来,联邦政府一直向这些诊所提供资助。在提供资助时,国会要求采取一切措施以使父母的参与最大化。然而,医生在开药或教授方法时,并没有事先征得父母的同意,也没有事后向他们说明。他们就是这样帮助那些被称为“性活跃”而不是“乱交”的女孩子们防止非法生育或堕胎的。

是的,我们已经责令那些接受联邦拨款的诊所必须要向父母们通报他们所提供的帮助。而一份全国性的大报却在编者按中杜撰了一个“告密规则”来对我们进行指控,批评我们侵犯了年轻人的“隐私权”。一位法官最近发布了一项禁令,阻止我们实施这项措施。我看过有关这个话题的电视讨论,专栏作家们在里面一本正经地谴责我们的“错误”,但似乎没人提及在性问题上的道德成分。

难道犹太-基督教传统全都错了吗?难道我们必得相信那些如此神圣的东西只与肉体相关而不会造成感情和心理上的伤害吗?父母们难道没有权利向他们的子女提出忠告和建议以避免他们犯下有可能贻恨终生的大错吗?

我们政府中的许多人都想知道父母们在家里是如何思考这一由政府造成的局面的。我们会在法庭抗争下去。父母的权利以及家庭的权利优先于那些以华盛顿为基地的官僚们和社会工程师们的权利。

三、学校里的宗教及言论自由

但是,反对告知父母仅是企图淡化传统价值观、甚至废除美国民主根本原则的众多事例中的一例而已。自由的繁荣有赖于宗教的兴旺以及人们对上帝之下法治的尊重。当国父们通过第一修正案时,他们是在谋求使教会免于政府的干预。他们从未打算在政府和宗教信仰之间树起一道敌视之墙。

我们的历史和政府中处处都有关于此一事实的证据。独立宣言中提到上帝的次数不少于四次。“我们信靠上帝”这句话就镌刻在我们的钱币上。最高法院以宗教祈祷来启动它的司法程序、国会议员们以祈祷来揭开会议的序幕、而我也碰巧相信美国的学童们享有与最高法院大法官和国会议员们同样的特权。

去年,我向国会递交了一个宪法修正案,要求恢复公立学校的祈祷活动。而在这届国会开会期间,两党中有越来越多的人支持这项修正案,我呼吁国会尽快通过该案,以使我们的孩子们能够祈祷。

也许你们中的一些人看过最近发生的Lubbock学校案,在此案中,一个法官宣布,学校给予有宗教信仰的学生和无宗教信仰的学生同等待遇其实不合宪的,即使聚会是在学生课余时间进行也是如此。第一修正案从未打算要求政府去歧视宗教演讲。

Denton和Hatfield参议员已经在国会提交了一项法案,禁止对宗教性的学生演讲形式予以歧视。这项立法将足以恢复公立学校学生在宗教方面的言论自由。我希望国会能够迅速地考虑这些议案。靠着你们的帮助,我想我们很有可能在今年就获得这一宪法修正案。

四、胎儿的生命权

十年前,最高法院的一项决定逐一抹去了50个州关于保护胎儿权利的法规条款。有求必应式的堕胎每年至少要夺去150万胎儿的生命。终结这一悲剧的人类生命法案迟早有一天要在国会通过,不达目的,我们决不罢休。除非有证据证明胎儿不是一个生命体,否则它的生命权、它的自由和它追求幸福的权利就必须得到保护。

你们可能还记得,当有求必应的堕胎刚开始时,许多人(这其中也包括你们中的许多人)都警告说,这一措施会使人们不再尊重生命,而被用于使堕胎合法化的哲学前提最终也会被用来为诸如杀婴或安乐死等其他蔑视生命神圣的行为做辩护。不幸的是,这些警告一一验证了。去年就有一家法院允许饿死一个残疾儿童。

我已经指示卫生及公共事务部向每一家美国卫生保健机构讲清楚,1973通过的康复法案保护所有的残疾人,反对任何基于残疾而产生的歧视,包括儿童。我们还采取了进一步的措施,要求每一个接受联邦拨款的婴幼儿保健机构必须在显眼位置始终张贴布告:“基于歧视原因未对残疾婴幼儿进行喂食和照顾的行为均为联邦法律所禁止。”机构还必须列出一个24小时的免费电话号码,使护士及其他人能及时报告侵害事件,以拯救婴儿的生命。

另外,最近由伊利诺斯州的众议员HenryHyde提交的立法不仅增加了对堕胎公款报销的限制,而且还关注杀婴问题。我敦促国会举行听证会并通过该法案,以保护所有孩子们的生命权,包括那些残疾儿童的生命权。

五、美国的宗教复兴和道德责任

现在我肯定,你们有时会感到灰心丧气,但也许你们所做的比你们所知的还要好。美国正经历一次精神上的觉醒,那为美国的虔诚和伟大奠基的传统价值观正在复兴。

一个设在华盛顿的研究理事会最近做了一个调查,得出结果是美国人要比其他国家的人民虔诚得多。95%的被调查者表示信仰上帝,绝大多数人相信十诫在他们的生活中具有现实意义。另一个研究发现,压倒性多数的美国人不赞成通奸、少年性交、色情描写、堕胎和毒品。这些如出一辙的研究表明人们深切尊重家庭纽带和宗教信仰的重要性。

我想我们今天讨论的课题一定会在国家的政治日程中发挥关键作用。这是国会首次就祈祷和堕胎问题进行公开而认真的辩论,这本身就是一项巨大的进步。我重申:美国正处在精神觉醒和道德复兴之中。今天我要用《圣经》中的话说:“唯愿公平如大水滚滚,使公义如江河滔滔。”

很明显,我所谈及的这种崭新的政治和社会共识中的大部分立基于一种对美国历史的正面评价上,它以我们国家的历史成就为荣。但我们必须永远不要忘记,没有哪个政府计划会导致人的完美。我们知道,生活在这世界上就意味着要与哲学家所谓的邪恶或神学家所称的罪性做斗争。

世界上存在着罪与邪恶,而圣经和主耶稣呼召我们用一己之力去与之抗争。我们国家同样也拥有一份必须予以对付的邪恶流毒。这片土地的荣耀之处就在于它有能力超越我们曾有过的道德罪恶。例如,少数族裔的公民为着争取平等权利而展开的长期抗争一度引发了分裂与内战,而现在却成为全体美国人为之自豪的一个亮点。我们决不会回到过去。在这个国家,我们不会容忍种族主义、反犹太主义或其他各种形式的民族及种族仇恨。

我知道你们一直和我一样,对于一些散布固执偏见的讨厌团伙的复活而忧心忡忡。请用你们洪亮的布道和坚定的立场抨击我们中间这些令人憎恶的团伙。上帝赐予我们的诫命清晰而直率:“要爱邻人如己。”

无论我们曾经有过什么样的不幸插曲,任何客观的观察家都会对美国的历史持积极的看法。我们的历史就是希望得以实现、梦想得以成真的动人故事。特别是在本世纪,美国使自由的火炬经久不息,不仅是为了我们自己,还为了全世界成千上万的人民。

六、两大阵营在价值观上的根本对立

由此我将谈及今天的最后一个话题。在我作为总统举行的第一次记者招待会上,在回答一个直率的问题时,我曾指出:苏联领导人是不错的马列主义者,他们开诚布公地宣称,他们所承认的唯一道德就是推动他们的事业,就是世界革命。我想我应该指出,这里我只引用了他们的精神导师列宁的话,他在1920年曾说,他们摒弃一切源于超自然观念的道德——那是他们给宗教下的定义——或与阶级学说无关的观念。道德完全服务于阶级斗争的需要。一种东西是否道德,取决于它是否为消灭旧的、剥削性的社会秩序和统一无产阶级的事业所必需。

是的,我想许多有影响的人士拒绝接受苏联教条的这一基本观点体现了对于极权主义本质的历史性抗拒。我们在30年代就目睹了这种抗拒。今天我们依然到处可见这种抗拒。

但这不意味着我们应该自我孤立并且拒绝寻求与他们的谅解。我打算尽一切努力去使他们相信我们的和平意愿,我要提醒他们,是西方在四十年代和五十年代拒绝利用其在核技术方面的垄断地位以扩张领土,同样是西方在今天提议削减50%的战略弹道导弹,以及销毁全部的陆基中程核导弹。

但是同时,他们也必须明白,我们永远不会拿我们的原则和准则讨价还价。我们永远不会出让我们的自由。我们永远不会背弃对上帝的信仰。我们也永远不会停止谋求一种真正的和平。但我们不能保证美国所支持的这些东西能够通过某些人士提出的所谓核冻结方案得到维护。

真实情况却是,现在的冻结将会成为一种非常危险的欺诈,因为它仅仅是和平的幻象。实际上我们必须通过实力来寻求和平。

只有当我们能够冻结苏联的全球野心时,我才会同意某种冻结。在当前水平的武器冻结将使苏联在日内瓦与我们进行认真谈判的动机不复存在,事实上它会断送我们提出的削减主要军备的机会。更有甚者,他们会通过冻结来达成他们的目的。

一次冻结给予苏联的奖赏就是它庞大而且无与伦比的军事积累。却会阻止美国及盟国的国防现代化,使我们日趋老化的军事力量弱不禁风。一种诚实的冻结会就限制的系统和数量、确保有效性核查和执行的措施等问题进行广泛的先行谈判。而现在提出的冻结实际上不可能进行核查。这样一种努力会使我们完全偏离目前进行的达成实质性削减的谈判。

几年前,我在加利福尼亚州一个人数众多的集会上听到一位年轻人的演讲。他是位年轻的父亲并且在娱乐圈名声大噪。在冷战期间,共产主义和我们自己的生活方式成为许多人萦绕心头的一个问题。当时他所谈的就是这个题目。突然,我听到他说:“我爱我的女儿们甚过一切。”我自言自语道:“哦,别那么说。你不能那么说,别说那个。”但是我低估了他。他接着说道:“但我宁可看到我的孩子们现在怀着对上帝的信念阖然长逝,也不愿她们在共产主义的阴影下成长,并且有朝一日带着对上帝无所信仰的心态死去。”

听众当中也有好几千年轻人。他们站起身来,欢呼雀跃。他们立即就明白了他的话中所包含的深刻真理,即物质与精神何者是真正重要的。

是的,让我们为所有那些生活于极权主义黑幕中的人祈祷。祝愿他们发现认识上帝的喜乐。但是在他们认识上帝之前,我们必须警觉,只要他们继续鼓吹国家的至高无上、宣扬国家对于个体的万能、并预言它将最终统治全人类,他们就是现代世界的邪恶中心。

七、对宗教人士的告诫

鲁益师在他令人难忘的《地狱来鸿》中写道:当今最大的邪恶并非是在狄更斯所热衷描绘的、肮脏的“罪恶之窟”中炮制出来的,它甚至不是在集中营和劳改营犯下的,那些地方只是邪恶发作的最终结果。当今最大的邪恶是在整洁豪华、温暖明亮的办公室里构思和安排的;是由那些衣着光鲜、言谈斯文的人鼓动、支持、散布和记录的。

结果,由于这些人言谈斯文、由于他们有时流利自如地畅谈手足之情与和平、由于他们能象某些以前的独裁者一样总是在“最后才提出领土要求”,一些人就会要求我们相信他们的表白并且顺从他们的非份之想。但是,如果历史教会了我们什么,那就是对对手一味妥协或一厢情愿实属愚不可及。它意味着背叛我们的过去、虚掷我们的自由。

因此,我敦促你们大声反对那些将美国置于军事和道德劣等地位的人士。我一直相信你们这些教会人士才是鲁益师书中那个老魔鬼的眼中钉。因此,在你们讨论核冻结提议时,我要提醒你们谨防傲慢的诱惑,那是一种洋洋自得地宣称自己凌驾于一切之上、并对双方各打五十大板的诱惑。它无视一个邪恶帝国的历史和勃勃野心,径自宣布军备竞赛不过是一场巨大的误会,由此而使自己游离于对与错、善与恶之外。

本届政府在尽力使美国保持强大和自由,当我们正在为真正和可靠地削减核武库、并在上帝的帮助下最终彻底消灭核武器而进行谈判时,有些人会使你们撤回对我们努力的支持,我请求你们抵制这种诱惑。

虽然美国的军事实力是重要的,但我在这里要补充一点:我始终确信,当前为世界而进行的抗争从来不取决于炸弹或火箭,也不取决于军队或军事力量。我们今天所面临的真正危机是精神上的;从根本上说,它是对道德意志和信仰的检验。

惠特克"钱伯斯——这位希斯-钱伯斯间谍案中的主角、这位以其自身的变节而见证了我们时代可怕创伤的人——曾写道,某种程度上,西方世界的危机在于它对上帝漠不关心,从而配合了共产主义将人与神疏离开来的尝试。他又说道,马列主义实际上是人类第二种最为古老的信仰,第一种信仰则是伊甸园中的诱惑之音:“你们会像神一样。”

他写道:西方能够回应这种挑战,“但这只有假定西方对上帝及天赋自由的信念与共产主义对人的信念一样伟大才行。”

我相信我们能够迎接这种挑战。我相信共产主义是人类历史上一个悲惨而诡异的篇章——即使这一章已经临近终结。我相信这个是因为我们探求自由的力量源泉不是物质上的,而是精神上的。而且由于它是无尽的,所以它必然对那些奴役同类的人形成威慑并最终战胜他们。因为以赛亚书这样写道:“疲乏的,他赐气力;无力的,他加力量。但那些仰望主的人,必重新得力;他们必像鹰一样展翅上腾;他们奔跑,决不困倦。”

是的,改变你们的世界。我们的国父之一潘恩曾说:“我们拥有重塑世界的内在力量。”我们能做到这一点,让我们协力同心来完成这项仅凭一己之力无法完成的事业。

愿上帝保佑你们,谢谢大家。


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里根发表“邪恶帝国”演讲 

1983年3月18日,里根在佛罗里达州奥兰多市的美国福音教徒联合会(National Association of Evangelicals,NAE)上发表演讲。这次演讲就是里根大名鼎鼎的“邪恶帝国”演讲(“Evil Empire”Speech)
此次演讲中,里根首次提出“Evil Empire”(邪恶帝国)这一个词。
部分人认为,在1980年代的中后期,这个词语划下冷战的转捩点,美国因而占领了道德高地,使之在全球事务上更能牵制苏联。
并且,这次演讲,即邪恶帝国演讲,和另外两个著名演讲分别是“Zero Option”(零选择)还有“Star Wars”(战争开始)一起象征着,美国在冷战中形势由守转攻,冷战进一步升级。
罗纳德·威尔逊·里根(Ronald Wilson Reagan)于1911年2月6日生于美国伊利诺伊州坦皮科城。美国杰出的右翼政治家,曾担任第33任加利福尼亚州州长,第40任(第49-50届)美国总统(1981-1989年)。他也是一名伟大的演讲家。在踏入政坛前,里根也担任过运动广播员、救生员、报社专栏作家、电影演员、电视节目演员、励志讲师,并且是美国影视演员协会(Screen Actors Guild)的领导人。他的演说风格高明而极具说服力,被媒体誉为“伟大的沟通者”(The Great Communicator)。历任总统之中,他就职年龄最大。他是历任总统中唯一一位演员出身的总统,被美国的权威期刊《大西洋月刊》评为影响美国的100位人物第17名。
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RONALD REAGAN, “EVIL EMPIRE SPEECH” (8 MARCH 1983)
[1] President Reagan: Thank you…[Applause]…Thank you very much…Thank you very much…[Applause subsides]…Thank you very much…and, Reverend Clergy all, and Senator Hawkins, distinguished members of the Florida congressional delegation, and all of you:
[2] I can’t tell you how you have warmed my heart with your welcome. I’m delighted to be here today.
[3] Those of you in the National Association of Evangelicals are known for your spiritual and humanitarian work. And I would be especially remiss if I didn’t discharge right now one personal debt of gratitude. Thank you for your prayers. Nancy and I have felt their presence many times in many ways. And believe me, for us they’ve made all the difference.
[4] The other day in the East Room of the White House at a meeting there, someone asked me whether I was aware of all the people out there who were praying for the President. And I, had to say, “Yes, I am. I’ve felt it. I believe in intercessionary prayer.” But I couldn’t help but say to that questioner after he’d asked the question that–or at least say to them that if sometimes when he was praying he got a busy signal, it was just me in there ahead of him. [Laughter] I think I understand how Abraham Lincoln felt when he said, “I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.”
[5] From the joy and the good feeling of this conference, I go to a political reception. Now, [Laughter] I don’t know why, but that bit of scheduling reminds me of a story–[Laughter]–which I’ll share with you:
[6] An evangelical minister and a politician arrived at Heaven’s gate one day together. And St. Peter, after doing all the necessary formalities, took them in hand to show them where their quarters would be. And he took them to a small, single room with a bed, a chair, and a table and said this was for the clergyman. And the politician was a little worried about what might be in store for him. And he couldn’t believe it then when St. Peter stopped in front of a beautiful mansion with lovely grounds… many servants, and told him that these would be his quarters.
[7] And he couldn’t help but ask, he said, “But wait, how–there’s something wrong–how do I get this mansion while that good and holy man only gets a single room?” And St. Peter said, “You have to understand how things are up here. We’ve got thousands and thousands of clergy. You’re the first politician who ever made it.” [Laughter and Applause]
[8] But I don’t want to contribute to a stereotype. [Laughter] So I tell you there are a great many God-fearing, dedicated, noble men and women in public life, present company included. And yes, we need your help to keep us ever mindful of the ideas and the principles that brought us into the public arena in the first place. The basis of those ideals and principles is… a commitment to freedom and personal liberty that, itself is grounded in the much deeper realization that freedom prospers only where the blessings of God are avidly (mispronounces and corrects himself) sought and humbly accepted.
[9] The American experiment in democracy rests on this insight. Its discovery was the great triumph of our Founding Fathers, voiced by William Penn when he said: “If we will not be governed by God, we must be governed by tyrants.” Explaining the inalienable rights of men, Jefferson said, “The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.” And it was George Washington who said that “of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.”
[10] And finally, that shrewdest of all observers of American democracy, Alexis de Tocqueville, put it eloquently, after he had gone on a search for the secret of America’s greatness and genius–and he said: “Not until I went into the churches of America and heard her pulpits aflame with righteousness did I understand the greatness and the genius of America. America is good. And if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” [Applause]
[11] Well, I’m… [Applause] ..Well, I’m pleased to be here today with you who are keeping America great by keeping her good. Only through your work and prayers and those of millions of others can we hope to survive this perilous century and keep alive this experiment in liberty, this last, best hope of man.
[12] I want you to know that this administration is motivated by a political philosophy that sees the greatness of America in you, her people, and in your families, churches, neighborhoods, communities–the institutions that foster and nourish values like concern for others and respect for the rule of law under God.
[13] Now, I don’t have to tell you that this puts us in opposition to, or at least out of step with, a–a prevailing attitude of many who have turned to a modern-day secularism, discarding the tried and time-tested values upon which our very civilization is based. No matter how well intentioned, their value system is radically different from that of most Americans. And while they proclaim that they’re freeing us from superstitions of the past, they’ve taken upon themselves the job of superintending us by government rule and regulation. Sometimes their voices are louder than ours, but they are not yet a majority. [Applause]
[14] An example of that vocal superiority is evident in a controversy now going on in Washington. And since I’m involved, I’ve been waiting to hear from the parents of young America. How far are they willing to go in giving to government their prerogatives as parents?
[15] Let me state the case as briefly and simply as I can. An organization of citizens, sincerely motivated, deeply concerned about the increase in illegitimate births and abortions involving girls well below the age of consent, some time ago established a nationwide network of clinics to offer help to these girls and, hopefully, alleviate this situation. Now, again, let me say, I do not fault their intent. However, in their well-intentioned effort, these clinics decided to provide advice and birth control drugs and devices to underage girls without the knowledge of their parents.
[16] For some years now, the federal government has helped with funds to subsidize these clinics. In providing for this, the Congress decreed that every effort would be made to maximize parental participation. Nevertheless, the drugs and devices are prescribed without getting parental consent or giving notification after they’ve done so. Girls termed “sexually active”–and that has replaced the word “promiscuous”–are given this help in order to prevent illegitimate worth/birth (quickly corrects himself) eh or abortion.
[17] Well, we have ordered clinics receiving federal funds to notify the parents such help has been given. [Applause] One of the nation’s leading newspapers has created the term “squeal rule” in editorializing against us for doing this, and we’re being criticized for violating the privacy of young people. A judge has recently granted an injunction against an enforcement of our rule. I’ve watched TV panel shows discuss this issue, seen columnists pontificating on our error, but no one seems to mention morality as playing a part in the subject of sex. [Applause]
[18] Is all of Judeo-Christian tradition wrong? Are we to believe that something so sacred can be looked upon as a purely physical thing with no potential for emotional and psychological harm? And isn’t it the parents’ right to give counsel and advice to keep their children from making mistakes that may affect their entire lives? [Slight crescendo of voice and emphasis–Long Applause]
[19] Many of us in government would like to know what parents think about this intrusion in their family by government. We’re going to fight in the courts. The right of parents and the rights of family take precedence over those of Washington-based bureaucrats and social engineers. [Applause]
[20] But the fight against parental notification is really only one example of many attempts to water down traditional values and even abrogate the original terms of American democracy. Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. [Applause] When our founding fathers passed the First Amendment, they sought to protect churches from government interference. They never intended to construct a wall of hostility between government and the concept of religious belief itself. [Murmurs of agreement, Applause]
[21] The evidence of this permeates our history and our government. The Declaration of Independence mentions the Supreme Being no less than four times. “In God We Trust” is engraved on our coinage. The Supreme Court opens its proceedings with a religious invocation. And the members of Congress open their sessions with a prayer. I just happen to believe the schoolchildren of the United States are entitled to the same privileges as [Continues over applause] Supreme Court Justices and Congressmen.
[22] Last year, I sent the Congress a constitutional amendment to restore prayer to public schools. Already this session, there’s growing bipartisan support for the amendment, and I am calling on the Congress to act speedily to pass it and to let our children pray. [Applause]
[23] Perhaps some of you, read recently about the Lubbock school case, where a judge actually ruled that it was unconstitutional for a school district to give equal treatment to religious and nonreligious student groups, even when the group meetings were being held during the students’ own time. The First Amendment never intended to require government to discriminate against religious speech. [Applause]
[24] Senators Denton and Hatfield have proposed legislation in the Congress on the whole question of prohibiting discrimination against religious forms of student speech. Such legislation could go far to restore freedom of religious speech for public school students. And I hope the Congress considers these bills quickly. And with your help, I think it’s possible we could also get the constitutional amendment through the Congress this year. [Applause]
[25] More than a decade ago, a Supreme Court decision literally wiped off the books of fifty states, statutes protecting the rights of unborn children. Abortion on demand now takes the lives of up to one and a half million unborn children a year. Human life legislation ending this tragedy will someday pass the Congress, and you and I must never rest until it does. [Applause] Unless and until it can be proven that the unborn child is not a living entity, then its right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness must be protected. [Applause]
[26] You…You may remember that when abortion on demand began, many, and indeed, I’m sure many of you, warned that the practice would lead to a decline in respect for human life, that the philosophical premises used to justify abortion on demand would ultimately be used to justify other attacks on the sacredness of human life–infanticide or mercy killing. Tragically enough, those warnings proved all too true. Only last year a court permitted the death by starvation of a handicapped infant.
[27] I have directed the Health and Human Services Department to make clear to every health care facility in the United States that the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects all handicapped persons against discrimination based on handicaps, including infants. [Applause] And we have taken the further step of requiring that each and every recipient of federal funds who provides health care… services to infants must post and keep posted in a conspicuous place a notice stating that “discriminatory failure to feed and care for handicapped infants in this facility is prohibited by federal law.” It also lists a twenty-four-hour; toll-free number so that nurses and others may report violations in time to save the infant’s life. [Applause]
[28] In addition, recent legislation introduced by–in the Congress–by Representative Henry Hyde of Illinois not only increases restrictions on publicly financed abortions, it also addresses this whole problem of infanticide. I urge the Congress to begin hearings and to adopt legislation that will protect the right of life to all children, including the disabled or handicapped.
[29] Now, I’m sure that you must get discouraged at times, but there you’ve done better than you know, perhaps. There’s a great spiritual awakening in America, a [Applause]…a renewal of the traditional values that have been the bedrock of America’s goodness and greatness.
[30] One recent survey by a Washington-based research council concluded that Americans were far more religious than the people of other nations; 95 percent of those surveyed expressed a belief in God and a huge majority believed the Ten Commandments had real meaning in their lives, and another study has found that an overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of adultery, teenage sex, pornography, abortion, and hard drugs, and this same study showed a deep reverence for the importance of family ties and religious belief.
[31] I [Applause]…I think the items that we’ve discussed here today must be a key part of the nation’s political agenda. For the first time the Congress is openly and seriously debating and dealing with the prayer and abortion issues–and that’s enormous progress right there. I repeat: America is in the midst of a spiritual awakening and a moral renewal. And with your biblical keynote, I say today, “Yes, let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream.”
[32] Now, [Applause]…obviously, much of this new political and social consensus I’ve talked about is based on a positive view of American history, one that takes pride in our country’s accomplishments and record. But we must never forget that no government schemes are going to perfect man. We know that living in this world means dealing with what philosophers would call the phenomenology of evil or, as theologians would put it, the doctrine of sin.
[33] There is sin and evil in the world, and we’re enjoined by Scripture and the Lord Jesus to oppose it with all our might. Our nation, too, has a legacy of evil with which it must deal. The glory of this land has been its capacity for transcending the moral evils of our past. For example, the long struggle of minority citizens…for equal rights, once a source of disunity and civil war is now a point of pride for all Americans. We must never go back. There is no room for racism, anti-Semitism, or other forms of ethnic and racial hatred in this country. [Long Applause]
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Katarzyna Kieli, prezes i dyrektor zarządzająca Discovery w Europie, na Bliskim Wschodzie i w Afryce otrzymała prestiżową nagrodę Złotą PIKE. Wyróżnienia przyznano również stacji TVN Style i programowi "Milionerzy".
          American Academy of Pediatrics Suggests “Prescriptions for Play” for Children Ages Two Years and Younger | deutsch29      Cache   Translate Page      
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American Academy of Pediatrics Suggests “Prescriptions for Play” for Children Ages Two Years and Younger


In August 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a paper that includes a “prescription for play” for children ages 2 years and younger.
For those who are unsure what “play” might be, AAP offers the following general definition:
The definition of play is elusive. However, there is a growing consensus that it is an activity that is intrinsically motivated, entails active engagement, and results in joyful discovery. Play is voluntary and often has no extrinsic goals; it is fun and often spontaneous. Children are often seen actively engaged in and passionately engrossed in play; this builds executive functioning skills and contributes to school readiness (bored children will not learn well). Play often creates an imaginative private reality, contains elements of make believe, and is nonliteral.
The paper, entitled, “The Power of Play: A Pediatric Role in Enhancing Development in Young Children,” actually includes the suggestion for pediatricians to defend play by formally prescribing it as part of the child’s wellness visit:
Just as pediatricians support Reach Out and Read, encourage playful learning for parents and infants by writing a “prescription for play” at every well-child visit in the first 2 years of life.
Below is a summary of the takeaways from the paper, which is not restricted to children two years and younger, including confronting “more digital distractions,” and “facilitating the child’s intrinsic motivation through play rather than extrinsic motivations, such as test scores”:

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Google opted not to disclose to users its discovery of a bug that gave outside developers access to private data. It found no evidence of misuse. Google exposed the private data of hundreds of...

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          Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Official Trailer - Spock's Here!      Cache   Translate Page      
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Sundance Now and Shudder, two of AMC Networks’ streaming services, announced the entire season of “A Discovery of Witches” will premiere on both platforms on Jan 17. The drama stars Emmy-nominated

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          Discovery exibe o especial inédito "Nasa 60 Anos: Jornada para o Futuro"      Cache   Translate Page      
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No sábado, 13 de outubro, às 22h55, o Discovery exibe NASA 60 ANOS: JORNADA PARA O FUTURO (Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow), especial de uma hora e meia cuja estreia acontece no Brasil e nos Estados Unidos no mesmo dia, trazendo um panorama das principais pesquisas já desenvolvidas pela NASA, a agência espacial americana, e aquelas que estão atualmente em curso.

A partir de arquivos, imagens e depoimentos exclusivos, o documentário revisita as seis décadas da NASA e revela os planos que definem hoje o futuro das viagens espaciais e das pesquisas de ponta que nelas se originam. Entre registros antológicos e as mais recentes fotografias da superfície de Marte, NASA 60 ANOS: JORNADA PARA O FUTURO reúne um vasto material que celebra a busca pelo conhecimento científico e as descobertas que vieram do espaço.  

As missões emblemáticas, a chegada à Lua, as decisões ousadas que levaram a grandes conquistas, como o lançamento do Telescópio Espacial Hubble,  e os esforços para conhecer o que se passa nos limites do sistema solar fazem parte do retrospecto na produção, que combina passado e futuro na perspectiva de continuidade.

Os momentos históricos são revividos nas falas de pessoas como Jim Lovell, astronauta das missões Apollo e Gemini; e as pesquisas em curso são assunto para funcionários atuais da agência, como Jim Green, Christy Hansen, Ellen Ochoa e Paul Newman. Os especialistas detalham como os feitos dos laboratórios da agência foram e são transpostos para tecnologias, de soluções para o cotidiano ao monitoramento da Terra.  Assim, na lembrança do que foi feito e nas expectativas do que está por vir, o especial narra a constante busca pelo desconhecido e a necessidade de ir além na imensidão do cosmos.

NASA 60 ANOS: JORNADA PARA O FUTURO posiciona a agência como um centro de pesquisas, responsável por descobertas que não apenas trouxeram conhecimento sobre o que está na vastidão do universo, mas sobre nós mesmos, nosso planeta e nossa espécie. São contribuições que impactam diretamente a vida na Terra e nos lançam em busca de novas respostas.

A procura por sinais de vida no sistema solar e por planetas possivelmente habitáveis em outros sistemas; as impressionantes imagens captadas pelo Telescópio Espacial Hubble, que nos ajudam a conhecer a existência de galáxias longínquas, o monitoramento das marés e do céu na Terra; a cuidadosa observação da Antártida e da Grande Barreira de Corais – nessas iniciativas os estudos sobre o cosmos e o conhecimento prático sobre nosso ambiente estão relacionados.

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The source of the Schumer family fortune has been found with the discovery that New York Democratic Senator Charles Ellis “Chuck” Schumer is secretly the owner of Schumer’s Bloomers, a woman’s lingerie store located throughout Western Europe.
          10/09 Links Pt2: UNRWA teaches children to blow themselves up; Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription; Anti-Zionist Conspiracy Theories Seek the Mainstream      Cache   Translate Page      
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'UNRWA teaches children to blow themselves up'
In Jerusalem, Mayor Nir Barkat presented a plan to remove all UNRWA operations from the capital and begin providing full municipal services to the residents of Shuafat, where UNRWA operates schools and clinics without Israeli permission.

The Jerusalem move follows a decision by the US to cut aid to UNRWA because it is an organization that perpetuates the refugee problem instead of acting to solve the issue.

Arutz Sheva spoke to Bassam Eid, a human rights activist who has been studying UNRWA's schools and institutions for years, bringing the paralyzed Palestinian Arab voices that have been struggling for years under UNRWA, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority.

"I have been saying for years that UNRWA has become part of the problem and not part of the solution," said Eid, "For 70 years, UNRWA has been managing the affairs of the Palestinian refugees and has not managed to reduce the problem or resolve the refugee problem within seventy years. "I am interested in continuing to manage the issue of the Palestinian refugees."

"I support Trump's decision to stop UNRWA funds," Bassem Eid said, adding that "65 percent of UNRWA funds go to salaries and the renting of buildings and offices, salaries of $25,000 a month and luxury vehicles. I want to close this organization so that its employees will be unemployed and become refugees themselves."

Eid also criticized the education provided in UNRWA schools. "I worked in several UNRWA schools in the territories and in Jordan, and children aged 9-10 want to be killed and kill Jews and to release their people. "Who taught you that?" I asked. They said that was what they were learning in schools, and I asked teachers at UNRWA schools in Jordan if children were taught to blow themselves up and be killed. They said "of course. How else will they liberate the land from the Israeli occupation? " UNRWA is aware of this, and the international community knows that all UNRWA studies are full of hate and incitement. The international community continues to inject funds because it is against Israel."

Top UNRWA official says he champions both Israel and Palestinian refugees
Just a few years ago, Peter Mulrean was defending Israel in what is arguably one of the most hostile diplomatic environments for the Jewish state.

In 2013, as the US deputy ambassador to the United Nations Humans Rights Council in Geneva, he hailed Jerusalem for its “strong commitment and track record in upholding human rights, political freedoms and civil liberties.”

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