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BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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Is there a website or community somewhere that has existing Tiled maps I can try out? I thought I might find some here but haven’t found any so far.


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Excellent article. I just found hundreds of old river navigation maps in an old boat we bought and are remodeling for an Airbnb rental.
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I need a simple native app to let car users get hire mechanics. Features; 1. Payment processing 2. Google map 3. user registration 4. admin panel NOTE: THE PROJECT BUDGET IS $300 (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Android, Google Maps API, Javascript, Mobile App Development, PHP)
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Originally posted on: http://maxblogson.net/archive/2011/08/19/the-power-of-windows-phone-7-tasks.aspx

One of the things that is important to learn when you are developing any application is how it will interact with the environment it lives in.  I’m not talking about simply interacting with files or database but with major resources.  With WP7 there are a number of things such as the photos, browser, maps and the phone itself that your application may be concerned with.

The WP7 development API includes a number of access points to give your application greater reach.  These APIs can be found here.

They APIs fall into the following main areas:

  • Contacts
  • Bing Maps
  • Camera
  • Email
  • Market Place
  • Messaging

In future posts I will explore some of these APIs.  Stay tuned.


          Google Maps podría introducir publicidad en la app      Comment   Translate Page      

Google Maps es actualmente una de las apps más populares de Google. Además, la empresa ha estado introduciendo multitud de novedades en la misma. Aunque muchos de estos cambios están orientados a una especie de comercialización de la app, como muchos han visto. Pero la firma podría ir un paso más allá. Porque hay rumores …

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          Sr IT Consultant Solutions - (Pleasanton, California, United States)      Comment   Translate Page      
In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for providing support for customers (users), and assigned applications and/or information systems, including software implementation, cross-functional integration, complex configuration, and testing. Additional responsibilities also include leading solution design support efforts and research initiatives for translating requirements into workable technical solutions, and supporting the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed. Essential Responsibilities: Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others. Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback. Develops requirements, or leads a team of IT consultants in the development of requirements for complex or specialized process or system solutions which may span multiple business domains by partnering with stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture). Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across the enterprise. Leads and oversees the development and documentation of comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of complex solution proposals. Provides insight, guidance, and recommendations throughout the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining and leveraging a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across the enterprise. Maps current state against future state processes. Defines the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components. Provides insight and influence to senior management and business leaders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across the enterprise. Reviews, evaluates, and prioritizes value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies. Influences solution design by providing insight and consultation at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions. Recommends and advocates for additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design. Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed. Drives continuous process improvement by leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across the enterprise. Recommends and advocates for regional and national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
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A fun target practice shooting game with moving targets in Counter Strike maps Use your high power sniper rifle and zoom lens to take out the targets
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Emphasizing application of knowledge, active learning strategies, critical thinking, and evidence-based practice, this updated 3rd Edition of Applied Pathophysiology: A Conceptual Approach to the Mechanisms of Disease explores pathophysiology through the lens of body function concepts and what happens when function is altered through injury or disease. This novel approach helps students understand that diseases are rarely confined to one body system and challenges them to apply what they ve learned to a range of diseases, rather than trying to memorize facts about specific conditions. In the process, they learn to think about pathophysiology in the same way practioners do in a clinical setting-by working from symptoms to the cause, rather than the other way around., The 3rd Edition features much that is new including a new chapter on mental illnesses, new case studies in every chapter, and a wide range of new clinically-focused features.Updated Clinical models provide real-world examples of how pathophysiological concepts manifest themselves in the human body to help prepare students for practice.New Just-in-time review sections refer students to online student resources and remediation to refresh their understanding of prerequisite A&P and Microbiology material.New chapter-ending Case Studies (2-4 in every chapter) and related questions help students build critical thinking skills as they apply chapter material to real-world clinical scenarios.New! Pathology Up Close features provide more detailed coverage of the cellular and tissue changes that accompany disease.New! Clinical Practice features show students how they will apply what they are learning in real-world practice.A new Chapter 11 on altered mood, attention, and behavior disorders prepares students for the mental illnesses they will encounter in practice.Concept maps visually illustrate important interrelationships of key concepts, making it easy for students to visualize how things fit together.End-of-cha
          Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: April 29, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


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Date: April 30, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


          Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: April 30, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


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Date: May 1, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


          Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: May 1, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


          Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: May 1, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

Audio enhancement equipment will be used for this tour. A limited number of hearing loops are available and can be requested with ticket purchase.

Details

Meet: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (mid-Park between 64th and 65th Streets). Enter the Park at 60th Street and Fifth Avenue, and follow the path adjacent to the drive (road) north; the Dairy will be on your left. Please note Google Maps does not recognize this location. Map of the start location

Terrain: A few inclines and some stairs.

Length of Tour: Approximately 90 minutes

Cost: Tickets $15 (Members $10). Purchase tickets online!

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review our Tours Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Groups of seven or more must schedule a group tour three weeks in advance at tours@centralparknyc.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 310-6600

Location: Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)


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          Daily Weather Briefing for Saturday, April 13, 2019      Comment   Translate Page      




Agenda for Town Budget Work Session Released

The agenda and agenda packet for the budget work session scheduled for next Monday at 5:30pm has been released and is posted online. [LINK]


Outlook

A weak cold front will stall across the region today maintaining a chance of showers and storms. A stronger system will bring more widespread storms to the area on Sunday and Sunday night, with severe weather possible. The weather will improve significantly through mid-week next week, with the next system expected Thursday through Friday.



THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
This animated image shows a forecast of precipitation, air pressure and thickness level (cold-air damming) for three days in six-hour increments.
Green, Yellow, and Red indicate rain. Orange and Purple Indicate Freezing Rain or other freezing precipitation. Blue indicates snow.





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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is possible today. The main threat is from isolated thunderstorms.

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are expected this weekend with an isolated severe thunderstorm possible today, and more widespread severe weather possible Sunday. Heavy rain may eventually lead to isolated flash flooding, especially in areas hit by multiple rounds of thunderstorms over the next few days.





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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between noon and 2pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 70. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 38.



OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Sunday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 69. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 39.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely after 10pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Sunday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. High near 64. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Sunday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. South southwest wind 13 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 39.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 3 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Sunday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 66. South wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday Night

Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 11 to 13 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Monday Night

Clear, with a low around 39.


Macon County Almanac for April 13, 2019

Highest Temperature 85°F in Franklin in 1981
Lowest Temperature 16°F in Highlands in 1940
Greatest Rainfall 2.84 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1994



Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of April
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 91°F in Franklin on 04-26-1986
Lowest Temperature 13°F in Highlands on 04-01-1987
Greatest Rainfall 7.00 inches in Highlands on 04-07-1895
Greatest Snowfall 9.5 inches in Franklin on 04-04-1987






Published at 12:15am on April 12, 2019


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Work with stakeholders, both leadership and subject matter experts, to develop roadmaps for implementation. Regular team social events including Friday happy...
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          48 Hours: Kerikeri lawyer Jo Baguley maps her own course      Comment   Translate Page      
48 Hours asked about the life and times of Kerikeri lawyer Jo Baguley whose colourful career spans an earlier draconian attitude to woman in a male dominated profession, corporate law and an international fraud case during which a...
          Principal Architect - Sports Equipment      Comment   Translate Page      
Provide technical roadmaps for emerging, new or existing technologies (Retail)
          Physician-Reproductive Endocrinologist - 133 - University Health Associates - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
Skip to content Toggle navigation Search Find a Doctor Services Directions & Maps MyWVUChart Make an Appointment Patients & Visitors Refer a Patient Help Us...
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          Physician-Reproductive Endocrinologist - WVU Medicine - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Physician- Pediatric, Cardiologist - WVU Medicine - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
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          ACE EPIC FS: Archaeology Technician - American Conservation Experience - EPIC & CORPS - Jackson, WY      Comment   Translate Page      
Skill using compass, aerial photos, topographic maps and GPS units to locate sites and survey areas. Researchers reference materials such as State and National...
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          Physician-Reproductive Endocrinologist - 133 - University Health Associates - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
Skip to content Toggle navigation Search Find a Doctor Services Directions & Maps MyWVUChart Make an Appointment Patients & Visitors Refer a Patient Help Us...
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          Physician-Reproductive Endocrinologist - WVU Medicine - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Physician- Pediatric, Cardiologist - WVU Medicine - Morgantown, WV      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Google Maps podría introducir pronto publicidad      Comment   Translate Page      
Google Maps sigue introduciendo multitud de nuevas funciones. Esta semana se podía ver como llegaban el descubrimiento de lugares cercanos....
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          Government technology applications showcased at International ICT Expo (with photos)      Comment   Translate Page      
     The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) is showcasing for the first time the smart lamppost and the free electronic identity (eID) at the Smart Government Pavilion at the International ICT Expo which started today (April 13). The public may also have a glimpse of various technology applications that government departments have adopted and will employ to enhance public service and develop Hong Kong into a smarter city.
      
     The smart lampposts to collect real-time city data will commence service in phases from mid-2019. A prototype of the smart lamppost has been set up at the Pavilion to exhibit the camera and various sensors and smart devices installed. There is also a demonstration on how data collected will facilitate city management with the aid of artificial intelligence technology and provide real-time city information to the public.
      
     Another highlight is the demonstration of eID, which is planned for rollout next year. Visitors can try out the quick and simple online registration and learn about the usage of this single digital identity authentication for performing online transactions with government and commercial entities.
      
     The OGCIO is also using the occasion to introduce the upcoming Smart Government Innovation Lab (Smart Lab) and the city dashboard. The Smart Lab will invite the industry to put forward proposals of innovative information technology applications and product suggestions for addressing challenges in public services while the city dashboard will present some livelihood-related open data such as those on traffic, weather and air quality on interactive charts and maps via data.gov.hk.
      
     "The Government endeavours to adopt innovation and technology in various areas and services. We hope that through the interactive exhibits at the Pavilion, the public will have a better understanding of the convenience these applications can bring to them," the Government Chief Information Officer, Mr Victor Lam, said after touring the Pavilion today.
      
     Other exhibits include the virtual reality technology adopted in maintenance training for seaport passenger boarding bridges; the e-Channel pre-fetch kiosk, which allows reading of smart identity card information by means of a contactless chip interface; the Post-dispatch Advice System to provide callers with more comprehensive and appropriate advice; the Single E-Lock Scheme for streamlining customs clearance processes; the Health Signs Monitoring System to help protect the safety of persons in custody; a voice recognition chatbot; and in-vehicle units to facilitate traffic management.
  
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          Malaria Technical Advisor, Case Management - MTA-cm at Management Sciences For Health - MSH      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Smart city tech showcased      Comment   Translate Page      

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer is showcasing for the first time the smart lamppost and free electronic identity (eID) at the International ICT Expo’s Smart Government Pavilion.

 

The expo opened today and will run until April 16.

 

One of the highlights at the pavilion is a prototype of the smart lamppost which features a camera, sensors and smart devices.

 

The smart lampposts will collect real-time city data and commence service in phases from the middle of the year.

  

Another highlight is the demonstration of eID, which will be rolled out next year.

 

Visitors can try out the quick and simple online registration and learn about the usage of this single digital identity authentication for performing online transactions with government and commercial entities.

     

The office is also introducing the upcoming Smart Government Innovation Lab and the city dashboard at the expo.

 

The Smart Lab will invite ideas on how to use innovative information technology applications and product suggestions to address challenges in public services, while the city dashboard will present livelihood-related open data such as those on traffic, weather and air quality on interactive charts and maps via data.gov.hk.


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          Vintage Buffalo Map | Antique 1930s Buffalo NY Map | Antique city map print in black and white, circa 1936 by reclaimer      Comment   Translate Page      

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          Google’s Next Big Money Maker Could Be the Maps on Your Phone      Comment   Translate Page      
Indeed, Schindler stressed that Google would generate personalized Maps recommendations in “privacy-sensitive, opt-in ways.” The company is betting that adding more data about places and businesses to Maps will lead people to spend more time on the service. As users expect more from Maps, Google has extra space to introduce more ads. “We want to […]
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          Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: May 2, 2019

Take our signature tour, and let Central Park Conservancy guides give you an insider's look at some of the most iconic features of the world's greatest urban park. Learn how rocky, swampy land was built into the living work of art that is Central Park today. Highlights of this tour include the Dairy, Sheep Meadow, Cherry Hill, The Lake, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Terrace, The Mall, and Literary Walk.

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          Re: Joh. Frantz Otto Junkermann born 1824      Comment   Translate Page      
He was married in Marion County ,IL. He worked for the railroad as well as his two sons. I have found no record for military and have been told railroad people were exempt from military. There was a German Society he was very active in according to newspaper but it dissolved and no one can tell me where records went. I have checked with county and state but still looking. Have an immigration record for an Otto Junkerman for 1851 on ship Elizabeth but don't know for sure it is him. He was in Marion County from 1856 according to local newspaper from Marion County and haven't found any German papers. He had 6 children 2 boys 4 girls. All girls died before early 20's One son Henry died in Salt Lake City Utah at 46 yes old, other son lived to 84 and only had 2 cousins left at his death. One daughter married but had no children. So as long as they were in Illinois I can follow them through their lives till death but nothing from Prussia growing up through getting here and the 7yrs before in married wife. After wife died he moved to Arkansas and remarried and died within the first year of marriage. Have not been able to get death info because it was before they were recorded. I have lots more to check out but so far nothing. Otto also had patent and nothing on patent papers tell me anything. I need to check and see what churches were there at the time I have him in all census from 1860 to 1880, no 1890 and he died March 1, 1897. I have marriage from 1896 but no parents listed. No parents listed for 1st marriage. I have a list of siblings baptism and marriages but not sure it is right family. As far as I know only one brother William came here also. There is more than 1 William in area of Marion and Clinton Counties but can't find which one for sure. All that was per newspaper telling of his death and brother to William. I appreciate all your suggestions and will go back through all my papers with fine tooth comb. I know Otto married in Marion County have marriage license but need to go back and see if married at church or justice of the peace. I have checked findagrave for death info. He died in Arkansas and was being buried there according to Marion County paper. Can't find anything on 2nd wife. His son that lived to 84 and had 1 son and he died 1933 in car accident. Girls had no children Henry my 3rd great grandfather had 3 girls and 1 son (my ggrandfather) one daughter had no children and killed in car accident, other 2 each had 1 child and they are both deceased. I am assuming Otto had family is why he went to Arkansas but can't find any info to support that. Am not sure exactly where they lived in Prussia and have looked at 3 different maps within that time period and couldn't find it. Lists it as Evangelisch, Dinslaken, Rheinland, Prussia. That shows baptisms and marriages for siblings of Otto. Any help would be appreciated.
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          Artificial stupidity      Comment   Translate Page      

Google Maps has a new button that says “attractions”. I clicked it to see what attractions were near me. It just does a canned search for “attractions”.

Screenshot of
Google maps information about the Liberty Place observation deck

But there must be some sort of metadata, because the canned search has found the Liberty Place observation deck, very nice.

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Also it found the Franklin Institute, home of the Benjamin Franklin national memorial.

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          Paces and Squares      Comment   Translate Page      
I've long wanted a way to describe distances on dungeon maps that is not tied to a standard measurement system.

This may sound crazy, but think about it: the overwhelming majority of dungeon modules use feet as a standard measurement, because D&D was made in the US and the US uses the Imperial or Customary system of measurement. You can't just switch to the metric system, because:

  • Everyone else is using a different system and it makes your product non-standard,
  • Game systems refer to the Imperial system units, not metric,
  • Metric just doesn't feel right in the context of a pseudomedieval setting, although it works great for sci-fi.
But on the other hand, the system we use makes no sense to those who aren't used to it. It's not relatable to their experience.

One solution is to use yards and meters interchangeably. You wouldn't want to do that in the real world, of course, but for a game, they are close enough that it's perfectly fine for people to pick the most comfortable and just use that.

That works for heights, but not so well for either long distances (travel) or short distances (dungeon maps.) For the former, I've already switched to giving distances in leagues, which are not exact, but translate into one hour of travel, so it's relatable. For the latter, though, typical dungeon maps use 10-foot squares (or 5-foot squares, for new school people.) That doesn't translate well into either yards or meters.

What I'm thinking of doing is using paces as my unit of dungeon distance. Like leagues, paces are not exact, but are based on human scale measurements: the length of one step. The "standard" pace is 2.5 feet, which makes the traditional old school dungeon square 4 paces.

It makes sense, because anyone doing mapping in a dark dungeon is going to be pacing out the distances, anyways, rather than using rulers or surveying equipment.

          Abraham Ortelius (1527)      Comment   Translate Page      
Ortelius was a Flemish geographer and cartographer who, while traveling with his contemporary Gerardus Mercator, was inspired to compile the first modern world atlas. The first edition of Theatrum orbis terrarium, issued in 1570, contained 53 maps compiled, in part, from the maps of 87 cartographers. A leading member of the 16th-century Flemish school of geography, Ortelius is thought to have been the first to posit what theory about the positioning of the continents? Discuss

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Zooming with the scroll wheel is a fairly common feature of programs.
It works with FreeCad, Open streetmaps and google maps, while other programs you need to press [Ctrl] in combination with the scrollwheel to zoom, and it pans without.

The center of the zoom is sometimes configurable. I used to like to have center of the zoom on the cursor location, but KiCad’s way of panning the view so the cursor is in the middle of the screen works even better (after getting used to it).

Scrollbars are sometimes usefull with long documents, for example PDF datasheets of 30 pages, but with 400 page datasheets (no exception) it becomes pretty useless.


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          Problem Notes for SAS®9 - 64022: Geographic maps do not display in SAS Field Quality Analytics when you try to use an NTLM authenticated proxy server to access OpenStreetMap       Comment   Translate Page      
This problem occurs when you attempt to use an NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authenticated proxy server to access OpenStreetMap for SAS Field Quality Analytics 6.1. Using an NTLM proxy is not supported for SAS Field Quality Analytics 6.1 without manual chang
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Google bemüht sich seit einiger Zeit, in Google Maps die vom ebenfalls zu Google gehörenden Navigationsprogramm Waze bekannten Funktionen zur Meldung von Verkehrsproblemen zu integrieren. Demnächst können Nutzer neben Unfällen und Blitzern offenbar bald auch Staus und hohes Verkehrsaufkommen für andere User eintragen.
          Morrison Government caught out attempting to retrospectively censor native bird export information      Comment   Translate Page      

The Guardian, 4 April 2019:

The Australian government has attempted to retrospectively censor critical information related to exports of rare and exotic birds to a German organisation headed by a convicted kidnapper, fraudster and extortionist.

Guardian Australia revealed late last year that Australia had permitted the export of 232 birds, some worth tens of thousands of dollars, to the Brandenburg-based Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots (ACTP) between 2015 and November 2018.

Conservation groups and federal politicians had repeatedly expressed concern about the group, which is headed by Martin Guth, a man with multiple criminal convictions.
The Guardian’s investigation relied on internal government documents secured through freedom of information laws, released in August.

Guardian Australia made subsequent freedom of information requests and received further documents in January. But the federal department of environment has now attempted to retrospectively redact parts of the documents, saying it accidentally released information it shouldn’t have.

Some of the inadvertently released information could “facilitate fraudulent export applications”, the department said. The department had also accidentally released “personal information, such as birth dates and name, and confidential business information”.

The department has asked Guardian Australia to destroy its copies of the documents, and not further disseminate the newly redacted details.

“While we understand that the FOI decisions have already been made, and that you are under no obligation to follow the department’s wishes, we kindly request that you either: destroy the documents that the department has previously released to you and instead, use the redacted documents attached to this letter; or otherwise ensure that the information in question … is not further disclosed or made publicly available,” the department said in a letter emailed to the Guardian on Wednesday, but dated last month.

The documents have not been published on the department’s online FOI disclosure log. The department’s stance suggests that other parties – journalists or conservation groups, for example – would be subject to the newly introduced redactions if they requested the same documents.

Freedom of information experts say the government’s actions have “no legal basis”……

The new redactions remove details that made it possible for Guardian Australia to establish that the operator of ACTP’s Netherlands facility was convicted in 2015 of involvement as a buyer in a trading ring that was illegally selling protected exotic birds.

The department has also removed identification numbers for the birds that were exported to Germany, arguing that its original decision to release that information could lead to “fraudulent” exports of Australian birds overseas.

It has also blacked out permit numbers from the export permits issued in Australia, the names of individuals who operate other ACTP facilities in Germany and in other countries, and removed information relating to ACTP’s exemption status from corporate tax.

The redactions remove images of ACTP’s main breeding facility and maps that illustrate its layout.

In recent months, Guardian Australia has been trying to establish whether the department undertook adequate due diligence to ensure that all of the birds sent to ACTP were legally captive bred.

But the department has refused to release names of suppliers in Australia that would show the chain of custody for each of the birds before they were exported to Germany. Those details were redacted from FoI documents released to the Guardian in January and from documents tabled after an order for the production of documents in parliament.

Attempts by government agencies to retrospectively recover or redact FOI documents have previously been found to have no lawful basis under NSW freedom of information law. Landcom, the NSW government’s land and property development organisation, attempted to retrieve documents it had accidentally released to a school committee group in 2005, and took its case to the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal.

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          Dugi Questing Essential (5.113)      Comment   Translate Page      
Change Log:
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5.113 Apr 14th 2018

* Fixed localizationKoKR Lua error

5.112 Apr 13th 2018

* Removed unused graphics files

5.111 Apr 13th 2018

* Fixed waypoints in Draenor Garrisons
* Fixed incorrect and missing Taxi portals for patch 8.1.5
* Fixed random Lua errors

5.110 Mar 3rd 2018

* Patch 8.1.5 support
* Updated Taxi Data for new portals
* Rebuild Flightmaster data for all zones
* Left click on the Waypoint Arrow / Zone Map will now refresh the Taxi calculation
* Blizzard Quest Objective and Dugi Smallframe can now be minimized individually in Anchored Mode
* Fixed scrolling in Current Guide view tab so it doesn't scroll down pass the last step.
* Fixed low FPS and freezing bug when using trade farming guide
* Fixed various Lua errors
* New Taxi System > "Show Flight Time" feature to display time remaining when using flightmaster
* New Search Quests feature, the search bar now has an option to search quest names in the guides.
* Optimize addon for faster loading time and less CPU usage
* Improved guide scrolling for large guide data
* Improved guide selection and tab switching
* Improved Gear Advisor calculation
* Improved Gear Finder calculation

5.100 December 29th 2018

* Patch 8.1 support
* Rebuild Pandaria TaxiData
* Prevent error for Waypoint error during combat
* Fixed Taxi System with Toy usage
* Fixed /way command

5.011 November 26th 2018

* Fixed any trail bug that prevent it from drawing when the x or y values are the same
* Improved Taxi System for BFA zones
* Fixed Lua error when saving new profile
* Fixed compatibility with MFB Addon
* Updated TaxiData to include reputations flightmasters in BFA zones
* Fixed gear advisor score value for Warlock
* Gear Advisor will no longer auto select quest rewards that have no sell value for "Highest Vendor Price" selection

5.010 September 21st 2018

* Fixed find nearest only displaying flight masters bug
* Fixed bug that create multiple results for Taxi System
* Fixed Demon Hunter gear advisor weapon suggestions
* Fixed Pawn import string
* Updated Taxi data to include reputation flightmasters in BFA


5.008 September 10th 2018

* Memory usage optimization. Now memory usage is much more constant incase nothing is happening in the game.
* Updated Gear Advisor score values for BFA
* Fixed MapFog for Tirisfal Glades and Arathi Highlands
* Fixed Shift key button for Auto quest to work again
* Fixed stack overflow error
* Fixed GPSArrow error while in instances

5.007 August 25th 2018
* Various Lua error fix

5.006 August 24th 2018

* Fixed conflict with other addons that use HereBeDragon library
* Fixed SpellCast detection for auto mount
* Update TaxiData for BFA zones micro dungeons
* Fixed WatchFrame.lua error
* Fixed Find Nearest for BFA zones

5.005 August 16th 2018

* Fixed conflict with MBB addon
* Fixed Gear Advisor ignore Fishing item option
* Fixed "Waypoint Reached" spam message bug
* Fixed waypoints in Boralus and Tiragarde Sound
* Fixed Auto quest accept / turnin for NPCs that offers multiple quests
* Fixed conflict with WorldQuestList addon
* Fixed conflict with Immersion addon
* Fixed conflict with Minimap Button Frame addon
* Fixed bug where waypoint button is displayed too big after using a portal
* Fixed greendot bug on ZoneMap
* Fixed error when removing a WorldMapTracking icon
* Fixed conflict with Baggon addon
* Updated WorldMapTracking points for BFA zones
* Improved Taxi System for BFA zones
* Fixed conflict with TradeSkillMaster addon
* Gear Advisor - Simplified code and removed issue with suggesting already equipped gear on quest return
* Fixed arrow.lua error
* Fixed Taxi System option to properly disable the Taxi System

5.004 July 29th 2018

* Fixed random GPSArrow.lua error
* Disable TomTom support until proper fix
* Fixed conflict with Routes addon
* Added Ferrymaster support for Kul'Tiras zone
* Fixed ZoneMap to hide du...

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Dugi Questing Essential is an All-In-One addon for anything to do with questing & leveling.
Brought to you by Dugi Guides makers of the best WoW leveling guides

Every option in the list below can be disable easily from the config menu.

Right click on the Dugi Icon for config menu

Type /dugi for a list of commands.

New GPS style "Search Location" feature. You can use this to search for locations in WoW by name and get a result of clickable waypoint for the location name.


NEW TomTom Emulation - This will allow you to use Dugi with other TomTom compatible addons like Lightheaded and make use of the /way commands without using TomTom addon.


NEW - Gear Advisor Feature - Using gear scoring algorithm it will automatically suggest / equip best in slot item from your bag and quest reward suggestion. (see screenshots)

- Works automatically no setup required.
- Weight Stats used for calculation is the same as AskMrRobot to ensure the best gear suggestion.
- Green Arrow to suggest which item is an upgrade in quest reward panel (Similar to Pawn)
- Green Arrow will also appear during loot roll, dungeon journal, vendors.
- PVP Support now available
- Customizable Hit and Expertise cap.


World Map Tracking feature - Option is available in Settings > Maps category. Add icons in the world map when you use your minimap tracking. Video: http://youtu.be/050vaRzMJ6o


Find Nearest feature - Accessible from the Minimap tracking button to find the closest NPC from your current position. Video: http://youtu.be/050vaRzMJ6o


Watch Frame Border - A set of cool borders available for the Watch Frame (Objective Tracker), the border will also play a *flash* animation when you complete a...
          Saturday 4 13 19 morning call      Comment   Translate Page      
The funding campaign for the new Lahaina harbor webcam has raised $1575. Thanks a lot and let's keep them coming. I'm gonna start my posts with an update like this until it reaches its goal of $2,000. Please donate to the page, not to me. I have nothing to do with this campaign, other than the fact that I totally support the cause.

A shortboard session for me yesterday. This is my pick of Jimmie Hepp's gallery of the Hookipa windsurfing action.


3am significant buoy readings
South shore
Lanai
1ft @ 14s from 187° (S)

Background southerly energy registered by Lanai, that should keep the complete flatness away.

North shore
Waimea
4.4ft @ 13s from 332° (NNW)
3.8ft @ 7s from 35° (NE)
2.5ft @ 9s from 37° (NE)
1.4ft @ 4s from 37° (NE)

Pauwela
9.8ft @ 12s from 75° (ENE)
5.3ft @ 7s from 66° (ENE)

Of all the buoys, Waimea is the only one which registers some of the moderate NNW swell that is in the water. The reason is that Waimea is the most protected by the current strong easterly windswell, so its readings are not as much influence by it. That obviously means that the NNW is in the water in ALL of the Hawaiian islands, it's just that the other buoys don't have the ability to register it, as they are heavily battered by incessant easterly energy.

Below we have the energy spectrum plot of both the reported buoys. As you can see, the energy at the first one seems to be more from around 310 degrees, rather than the reported 332. Those plots are available at the link n. -1 of GP's list of meteo websites and are of great help, every time you want to verify the validity of the indication of the direction on the readings (which I grab from the Surfline page link n.11 instead).


Another way of trying to figure out the direction of a swell is to look at the history of the fetch. Below is the collage of the maps of April 9, 10 and 11. The red arrow indicates the fetch and the more you observe fetches and the resulting swells, the more you'll immediately know what spots will work or not for that swell. This whole analysis was sprouted from the "wrong" direction indication at Waimea of 332, which made me think that maybe this could have been a small under the radar day at Honolua. But nope, this is not the case.


So let's put our focus back again on the ENE windswell. I grabbed this image from the Buoys to Maui travel times and Maui's shadow lines post and it shows a geometrical shadow line for Hookipa of 68 degrees. The red line I drew indicated the direction shown by the buoy: 75. But the energy spectrum plot shows a red blob that covers more like 65 to 75, which of course helps with the size of the breakers at Hookipa.
Did you guys notice that the biggest moment of this windswell episode was Thursday afternoon? That's when Pauwela was recording something like 6-8ft 8s from 45, if I remember right. Yesterday it was more like 9ft 10s from 75 and it was smaller (because of the direction). Today is more like 10ft 12s from 75. The longer period should help it wrap around those land points and feel the bottom more so that it wraps along the coastline better. Will it be bigger than Thursday afternoon? We'll find out!


Wind map at noon.


North Pacific has a NW and the windswell fetch.


South Pacific offers small S and SSE fetches.


Morning sky.

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          DEP to begin statewide sampling for six PFAS chemicals      Comment   Translate Page      

Pennsylvania environmental officials said on Friday they will soon begin testing for toxic PFAS chemicals in public water systems near likely sources of contamination including military bases, landfills and factories.

The Department of Environmental Protection said it will sample more than 300 water systems starting in May in a program that is due to last a year.

In a 66-page description of its sampling plan, the DEP’s Bureau of Safe Drinking Water said it aimed to identify known location and potential source of PFAS contamination across the state, assess the risk to drinking water sources, and select public water systems as a control group.

The bureau said it will test for six PFAS chemicals including PFOA and PFOS. It did not name specific locations for sampling but published state maps showing potential water sources for testing, and other places including industrial sites and airports. The map of potential water sources shows a concentration of sites in southeastern Pennsylvania including Lancaster, Berks, Lehigh, Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, Philadelphia and Delaware counties.

A full list of the sampling locations will be published when monitoring is complete, said DEP spokesman Neil Shader. He said the program will not be a comprehensive survey of all public water systems but a “representative sample” to determine the prevalence of PFAS chemicals.

Any system that exceeds the EPA’s health advisory limit will have to confirm its tests and to notify the public, Shader said.

PFAS chemicals have been found in the blood serum of 97 percent of the U.S. population, the plan description said, and in 38 U.S. states including Pennsylvania, although there is “limited occurrence data” in Pennsylvania.

The $250,000 initiative follows Pennsylvania’s announcement in February that it will begin to set its own health limits for PFOA and PFOS. The state announced its plan the day after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not commit to setting national limits as part of a long-awaited “Action Plan” to curb the chemicals.

“DEP will not hesitate to step up when the federal government fails to,” DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell said in a statement.

In the absence of federal regulation, and amid rising public concern about the chemicals’ risk to public health, some states have set their own strict limits on the most commonly found PFAS chemicals. New Jersey last September became the first state to regulate PFNA, and has recently adopted tough standards on PFOA and PFOS.

Pennsylvania does not set its own limits for the chemicals — which are linked to health conditions including cancer, low birth weights, and elevated cholesterol – but relies on an EPA lifetime health advisory of 70 parts per trillion (ppt) for PFOS and PFOA combined, a level that advocates say is much too lax to protect public health.

On April 15, the Wolf Administration is due to hold the latest public meeting of its PFAS Action Team, a panel of state officials who are charged with investigating the contamination and recommending cleanup strategies.

Some PFAS chemicals were used in consumer products like nonstick cookware and flame-retardant fabrics, starting in the 1940s. Although they are no longer made by U.S. manufacturers, they persist in many public and private water sources because they don’t break down in the environment.

The chemicals have also been used for decades in firefighting foam on military bases such as those near the eastern Pennsylvania town of Horsham, where water systems have been contaminated by PFAS chemicals. Local authorities there have taken their own measures to remove PFAS from water supplies, but local people are still concerned that the bases remain a source of contamination for groundwater.

Delaware Riverkeeper Network, an environmental group that has long campaigned for strict limits on the chemicals, welcomed DEP’s plans to investigate contamination but said the process is already later than it should have been and the plan means it will be two years or more before any maximum contaminant limits on the chemicals are in place.

“We need the sampling data as soon as it can be gathered and compiled so that we will not have to wait another year before DEP proposes maximum contaminant levels for PFAS compounds,” said DRN’s deputy director, Tracy Carluccio. “We needed action yesterday, not years from now.”

In January, the Navy canceled a plan to ship 4,500 tons of PFAS-contaminated soil from the former air station at Willow Grove near Horsham to a landfill in southern New Jersey. The landfill dropped its agreement to take the soil following media reports on the plan.

In 2013-15, the EPA tested for six PFAS chemicals in Pennsylvania as part of a national monitoring program. That sampling included Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, both of which were found to contain PFOA and PFOS below the EPA’s 70 ppt level.


          How Leonardo da Vinci Made a "Satellite" Map in 1502      Comment   Translate Page      



These days, it's pretty easy to imagine what a city looks like from above, because we are used to aerial photography and satellite imagery. How could you accurately visualize a city from above without them? Leonardo da Vinci did so in 1502, in an age when most city maps were angled to show what they looked like to the artist. Vox takes a look at the tools da Vinci may have used to translate his 16th century "street view" to an accurate overhead city map. Just one more thing da Vinci squeezed into his prolific life. -via Laughing Squid


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Want to know what the air quality index is at a particular destination? The Apple Maps app on iPhone and iPad can give you ...
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          China shreds 30,000 maps depicting Arunachal as part of India, says report - Economic Times      Comment   Translate Page      
China shreds 30,000 maps depicting Arunachal as part of India, says report  Economic Times

China has shredded around 30000 maps depicting Arunachal Pradesh as part of India.


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          Bulu Monster APK 5.12.1      Comment   Translate Page      

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          postfix-2.11.11-alt2      Comment   Translate Page      
postfix-2.11.11-alt2  build Dmitry V. Levin, 12 april 2019, 18:28

Group: System/Servers
Summary: Postfix Mail Transport Agent
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- dict_mysql: backported MySQL 8.x support.
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Al veertien jaar werkt Google aan Maps en nog altijd heeft het bedrijf weinig moeite gedaan er veel geld aan te verdienen. Maar nu miljarden mensen gewend zijn om Maps te gebruiken wordt dat volgens analisten van Bloomberg anders. ¨Met Maps heeft Google een ongebruikte geldmachine, die ze in stelling gaan brengen. Het doelwit zal […]
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Want to create a google map with markers and info window. Want check boxes to filter the markers based on the field values. On each marker show the following information window. The data with lat/long and table data displayed on the info window is all available in json array Delivery an html... (Budget: $20 - $40 AUD, Jobs: Google Maps API, HTML5, Javascript, jQuery / Prototype, PHP)
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Want to create a google map with markers and info window. Want check boxes to filter the markers based on the field values. On each marker show the following information window. The data with lat/long and table data displayed on the info window is all available in json array Delivery an html... (Budget: $20 - $40 AUD, Jobs: Google Maps API, HTML5, Javascript, jQuery / Prototype, PHP)
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: In Pat Lam's office at Clifton RFC - where Bristol Bears are based for now - on the wall next to the door are several small maps in a frame.
          Review: The Romans:: Ragnar Bros: A Nice Way to Bow Out but Not Quite A Classic      Comment   Translate Page      

by Chris Baylis




THE ROMANS: Kingdom Republic Empire is a 1-4 Player game from the renown RAGNAR Bros. Designed by: Steve Kendall, Phil Kendall and Gary Dicken

Designer Description and Surprisingly Sad News: The Romans traces the history of the Roman Empire from its inception as a small Italian Kingdom, through its development and expansion as a Republic and thence to the full blown Empire that dominated the classical world. Enemies mount challenges throughout the game and ultimately the barbarian invasions drive deep into the Empire with Rome itself as their target.

But this is not just a game of conquest. Senators grapple for power in the buildings of the capital and players will score victory points by developments through the game.

Players start with four Senators and their number increases through the game as five buildings come into play. These Senators can be placed in the various buildings to gain promotions, recruit legions, take revenue and build cities, fortifications and fleets, gain victory points, and a whole lot more. Alternatively, the Senators flip to become Generals which the player then deploy with armies on their own map board to expand the Kingdom, Republic and Empire.

Players make a range of decisions as there are multiple scoring opportunities and routes to victory. Game play is speedy and at time simultaneous. The fortune of dice rolling is mitigated by the sharing of many rolls and players who fall behind in the game will benefit from three recovery mechanisms that ensure the game remains tightly balanced until the dramatic climax of the game.




This is the third quantum game from the Ragnar Brothers and gives players a unique opportunity for each to experience the thrilling rise of Roman power. The game also builds upon the auto-player mechanisms which have been a feature of the solo rules in their recent games.

Gary Dicken and actual brothers Stephen and Phil Kendall have been putting games out under the label for three decades, including their early ‘90s epic civilisation-builder History of the World (which was recently revamped for a fabulous new edition), Fire & Axe: A Viking Saga and Angola.

The designers’ recent ‘Quantum’ trilogy, which began in 2016 with New World exploration game Nina & Pinta and continued with this year’s tale of Scottish colonists Darien Apocalypse, will come to a close with The Romans, a blend of militaristic territorial expansion and political grappling set in the growing ancient Italian capital.

As with the other Quantum games’ depiction of quantum physics-inspired parallel universes, The Romans will give each player a different experience of building Rome from the ground-up into the thriving empire, with the players sharing some dice rolls to balance the luck-driven elements.

The Romans will also mark the end of the trio’s decades-long collaboration at least in name, with Stephen Kendall announcing on Twitter that it will be “the final game from Ragnar Brothers”.

The Romans is due to launch a Kickstarter campaign later this month, ahead of its planned release.




GGO:
Players used to the Ragnar Brothers games may well be initially surprised by the levity of Marco Primo's artwork. For a game that is strategic and historical the graphics and design are light and in the frame of comic and cartoon, in other words they do not particularly fit in with a genre of game or era of history as important as this. Yes I am well aware that many games portray Romans as comic-book figures but, and it was a couple of my wargaming players who commented first and the most, "The ROMANS" isn't one of of those fluffy type 45 minute games, it is a good 90 minutes and more likely to last twice that or longer. At the end of the game we have found that the player who has

As most players first forray into the world of the Ragnar Brothers games would have been their famous cloth-board-based "History of the World" it is somewhat fitting that they are closing their cerebral factory with a game that bears their crowning glory some minor similarities - the Romans themselves being the majority of those. Some of the photographs on this page are taken by me of the components as they were removed from the box, others are mainly of my board in an actual game.

'The History of the World' board game has players controlling the lives of the varying Empires from 3000 BC with the Roman Armies appearing in the third epoch and virtually wiping the world clean of all other Nations before they soften and dwindle, leaving behind remnants and stragglers in small pockets of land until they eventually disappear from history. In 'The Romans' the interaction between the players is far more limited, to the point where, because of the different 'world' boards for each player, this plays like a single-person game no matter how many players are involved, i.e. each player is graciously playing their own game.




To bring some player interaction into the game the mechanic has players all campaigning (attacking) at the same time, and while doing this they all use the same dice roll or rolls (depending on the way the campaigns are going). On each player's selected or randomly dealt Player Board there is a Battle Chart separated into 9 spaces marked 1 through 9. Players each have two Battle Markers, Purple and White which are the same colours as the Battle Dice. One player rolls both dice and then all players place their Battle Markers on their personal Battle Chart using the numbers rolled on the dice adjusted by the strengths of the Units involved in their current campaign - if a player has split their army so that they are campaigning in two or more different regions they should finish one campaign before starting on another.

There are a lot of components that make up this game, from the Personal Player Map Boards to the sets of colour-identified units that include Roman Legions and Fleets which each player has, and the enemy Warbands, Generals, Fleets etc; all things Purple are enemies including the Battle Die, through to the ERA cards which are randomly positioned on the long printed 'tea'towel' cloth board that is, of course, the Ragnar Brother's trademark.



The ERA cards are marked in sequence 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9, there being two of each of these and two of each of the Enemy ERA cards. Two of each double-pair are selected or randomly determined so that there are 5 ERAs on the board, one under the other with ERA 1 on top and the tenth ERA card on the bottom, all facing downwards. thus creating a slightly random but definitive ERA deck.

These cards show events that may be chosen and events that may occur due to a die roll thus keeping the game both historically eventful and yet with a touch of random freshness.

Every piece and token has a specific purpose, many having two; some examples being Generals flip to Senators, Fortifications flip to Walls, Cities are either Christian or Non-Christian.



At first glance each Player Board looks identical but closer inspection reveals minor differences that appear trivial but are in fact cleverly designed to create a spark of interest in how each other players are progressing. The maps show the top of North Africa stopping at the Nile with the European Nations split by colour and wavy black border lines. For the purposes of movement there are three sea zones, basically the Ocean Atlanticus, which takes in the Eastern edge of Britannia, North and West of Gallia, West and South-West of Hispania, and the Meditterraneum Orientis which is divided into two regions; South of Hispania, North of Mauritania, South of Gallia and the Westerly Coasts of Venetia, Etruria, Latium, Campania, and Apulia. The Western Meditteranian Ocean area takes in the Easterly coastline of Venetia, Etruria, Campania, and Apulia and the West and East sides of Illyricum and Macedonia plus Asia, Syria and Aegyptus - just the two Oceans.

For the sake of the game play the player's maps determine that certain areas of water can be walked across by some players and not by others. For example Red double-headed arrows shown between Asia and Macedonia, Mauritania and Hispania (these two are on all player maps) the differences on the other maps are one map only has these two double-arrows whereas the other three maps include one of, Mauritania and Apulia, Macedonia and Apulia, or Britannia and Gallia. They are connected by the double-headed red arrows whereby each end of the double-arrow is accepted as being adjacent to each other.




The ROMANS has a series of Triumph tokens that are set out from the onset on the same three specific provinces on each player map, these being the most outlying of regions and thus the most difficult to reach and conquer. Triumphs are scored at the end of the game, the Main benefit first and then the secondary benefit which is where points are scored for the Art icons on the Triumph cards, but, like other rules mechanics in this game, not individually. By this I mean each icon that has been collected by all players is added up by type (or by colour) and the number of each is used as a multiplier. Thus if the number of Lyres (Yellow) collected by all players added together is 2 then each Lyre held by the players is worth 2 points.

Continuing with the Triumph collection they are gathered when, as stated, a Triumph token province is conquered. The conquering player collects every Triumph Token that is on the same Province on every player board. The player gathers all of them, looks them over and selects one which they keep, the others are replaced face down back on the other Provinces, just place one, face down, on each empty Province other than the one just conquered.

In our experiences of playing The ROMANS we have found that amongst fairly like-minded individual players scores have been pretty close. When playing with gamers who are generally happiest with 45-60 minutes 'fluffy euro games' only the scores can be quite erratic, and when the players are a mixture of Euro-gamers and war/strategy gaming players the games tend to last longer and it becomes a matter of luck and devilishness versus tactics and strategies, one side wearing the other down mentally. It gets quite frustrating because one 'side' wants to think through every possibility whilst the other wants to get on with it; scores can then be mountains and mole-hills.



One of the many good things about The ROMANS are the many rules that bring the different sides of Roman army life to the table. For example apart from having a score track around its outer edge, the 'tea-towel' game board has spaces for specialised 'Original and Later buildings' plus the Basilica Aemilia, the Forum, the Temple of Jupiter, the Servian Wall and the Castra Peregrina; all offering something new, generally at a cost of Gold or Resources - these being Manpower (white cubes), Victuals (Orange cubes) and Materials (Brown cubes). I have to say that it is so nice and so quaint to see 'Victuals' instead of just 'Food', plus 'Manpower' instead of just 'Workers' and 'Materials' instead of simply 'Resources'.



As I said earlier though, this is a single player game with the 'game' multiplied by the number of players. So with four players it is virtually four single player games going on simultaneously and only overlapping when one of the players during their turn takes the opportunity to position one of their Senators in the space on the game board that you were hoping for - only one Senator per space. Senators are Roman numerically numbered and can only be placed on the board in the same numbered space under one of the aforementioned buildings. Each of them assists with something necessary for your personal strategy, extra Legions, Bribed Senators etc while a visit to the Temple allows you to pay to call upon the Gods and receive bonuses to dice rolls. I seem to be being very picky about the ROMANS but that's because I and most others have come to expect nothing short of exceptional from the Ragnars. Another minor-nitpick is the use of Red text on the Wine coloured tiles.

The game is complete with just 16 pages of rules which are of large type and filled with illustrations and notes in varying colourful boxes as well as the main body of text being set out in short paragraphs with large gaps in between them. The rules could have been squeezed into half as many pages but it is a true boon that they aren't.

Played well and with a modicum of luck, the Romans should be able to expand out of Rome (Latium) and conquer and spread throughout the Mediterranean and Europe as they did in the 8th century BC. The mighty Roman Empire can rise again and cover much of Southern Europe, Western Europe, Near East and North Africa under your skilful command. Remember that you are not in actual opposition to your opponents only with the invading horses and their growth in the territories around you.



Again it was pointed out by a number of my regular players that although the rules are printed in an easy to read manner they lack examples of play except where the pre-mentioned rule is simply explained such as Rule "There may be a total of just one city and one fortification in each region at any one time" Example given: "Red builds a city and a fort in Gallia, meaning nothing can now be built in Hispania." That rule was so well explained that the example wasn't necessary but some of the other rules could have done with a little additional clarity, at least for the first time of having them read out aloud and trying to take them in.

Everyone is playing off the same playbook but the decisions on how to use the Senators and which units to attach to them (if flipped to Generals) and then when and whether to campaign and how far and how thin to spread your troops. What is happening on other player's boards doesn't reflect on what is happening on yours - another example of our thinking that this is a solo game played socially as a multi-player.

But like all decent games, once you have the understanding all you need is to play to your strengths - it isn't a game that takes moments to learn and years to master but it also isn't a game you can learn and play quickly. Learning as you play will lengthen the time for playing your first game, many popping back and forth throughout the rules book to recollect rulings; but playing with someone who has foreknowledge of the rules is the better way to learn how to play.



Here we have a return to an historical setting, a superb specialised subject - the Romans - lots of component pieces, oft double-sided for different purposes, made from wood, card and impacted plastic (the dice), plus the ever-expected cloth accessory. Made efficiently by shape, symbol and design for the colourblind and colourful for those unimpaired visually. If, indeed, this is the last game to come out of Ragnar Brothers (as they currently are - Steve Kendall Phil Kendall Gary Dicken) it is, despite my mini conflicts, actually a good game to bow out with.

The ROMANS has all the Ragnar Brothers' hallmarks of quality and playability and in the best aspects of entertainment it will not disappoint Ragnar Brothers regular game players, in fact it will leave them wanting for more. There are a myriad mini mechanics including one similar to the classic boardgame RISK! whereby it is possible to amass a small army (nothing like the numbers of armies in the Waddington's game) in one Province and advance onwards as far as possible until you have exhausted your unit number - leaving one behind after each conquest - again Risk! style. Unlike that game though your army may also leave behind Cities and/or Fortifications which are likely to deter retribution from the games own reatliation mechanism.

It claims that players should be 14 years and upwards but unless there are experienced players amongst the group that include such youngsters it is possible they may struggle to understand the game. New players, of any age, who are not used to the strategy and tactics Ragnar Brothers employ in the majority of their games may have some difficulty getting the most out of it without assistance.

In my book this is perhaps not destined to be the classic game "History of the World" is but none the less it is, as I said previously, not a fluffy game, it is a thought-provoking, skillful, game of tabletop wargame standards. It may seem frivolous in its visuals and I have already noted a few commented conflicts by my gaming group, but it is in no way haphazard or purposeless, it is in fact well constructed though lacking in textual assistance in places.

The copy I have reviewed and photographed is a beta copy sent to me by Gary [Dicken] for review prior to its Kickstarter campaign. The components of the retail/KS game may well differ in size and colour (and perhaps the text colouring) but they will have to go some to beat the quality overall of The ROMANS.
          Thread: Wargames:: General:: [WIP] Among the Clouds - 1v1 WWII Strategic Bombing Campaign Game      Comment   Translate Page      

by ZBLDS

* It was suggested by someone on the WIP forum I post this project here as well. I apologize if this is considered a duplicate post and if there are rules against that. I am unsure of how to post the same thread to two different areas at once. If this needs to be changed please message me and I will work on fixing it.

Players: 2
Game Time: Full Campaign 10 hrs | Half Campaign 5 hrs (Estimated)
Ages: 16+


Cover Art:


I'm currently working on a WWII board game that allows two players to engage in the strategic level aerial campaign that was waged between the USAAF 8th Air Force and the German Luftwaffe. The game is a homage to game such as Luftwaffe (1971) by Avalon Hill and Bomber (1982) by Yaquinto, but aims to streamline and simplify much of the complexity of both games to some extent while also placing much greater emphasis on the resource management, planning, and bombing campaign tactics.

The players select one of two campaigns, a 1942-1943 or 1944-1945, which have slightly different rules and win conditions based off historically significant constraints and goals as a result of the war in Europe's progression. A campaign is composed of 16 months, the half campaigns are played as either the first eight months or the last eight months. Each month has a strategic phase and an operational phase. In the strategic phase the players acquire new units, purchase and assign payloads, draw mission objectives from cards, and in the case of the USAAF player plan the upcoming operational phase bombing mission while the Luftwaffe player manages and repairs Germany's war industry. That mission is then flown during the Operational Phase.

Scale of the game is as follows. An Operational Phase consists of at most 36 turns where a turn is the USAAF player moving any and all of their units followed by the Luftwaffe player doing the same. One turn represents 20-25 minutes, the hex spaces in the game represent a distance of 20 miles, an aerial unit counter at full strength represents the strength of a Group or Gruppe which in combat is equal to the strength of a single combat wing of 48-54 aircraft depending on the campaign chosen.

I will continue to formalize/organize this submission as work continues and I have more to share. In the mean time I will attach some photos of in progress work such as sample of rules, counters, and board development. Feed back on any of the elements shared or questions I ask below are much appreciated. Thanks.

Gameboard: 36in x 24in

Full Board


Current progress of the full gameboard. The design is based off of period navigation maps would be hung from the walls of the mission briefing huts that would be used to brief the crews of the days mission and flight plan. Many map features are visible such as the checkered zone boundaries dividing the map into the five zones. The turn track can be seen the bottom right hand corner. All of the cities intended for the game are on the map with their symbols and labels. The green foliage, roads, and rivers do not serve any in game purpose but are merely to give the map a more authentic look. Much work still to do.

Close up


Example of real map


Aerial Unit Counters: 0.5in

Full Strength


Half Strength


Example of a P47 unit counter on the full strength side. Forward orientation of the unit is indicated at the top left corner of the image by the triangular cutout. The group designation and unit type is given by the 56FG, where the 56 is the group and the FG stands for fighter. The attack and defense stats are given at the bottom of the image, where the attack is 5 and the defense is 3. The bombing stat of 8 is given as the number in the circle. When the unit takes damage and is reduced to half strength the counter is flipped over to the side with the red bracketing. Notice that the attack stat changed. This is intended so that modifiers for stats based on the strength of the unit do not have to be memorized.

In Progress Rules:

v4.14.19 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F4DbPSsmfUz-Fc7zhd9pTAxi8ny...

Pictures, diagrams, and examples will be included on the right hand side of each page when they are made. Blue text refers to examples of the stated rule. Red text refers to rules or text that is currently under consideration for change. Please give feedback if you can and ask questions about where there is confusion. I am aware that there are rules which repeat information; however, I am unsure of where the best place for some of the rule information to be organized and for now I am trying to write all the information that is necessary rather than not writing enough.


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These days, it's pretty easy to imagine what a city looks like from above, because we are used to aerial photography and satellite imagery. How could you accurately visualize a city from above without them? Leonardo da Vinci did so in 1502, in an age when most city maps were angled to show what they looked like to the artist. Vox takes a look at the tools da Vinci may have used to translate his 16th century "street view" to an accurate overhead city map. Just one more thing da Vinci squeezed into his prolific life. -via Laughing Squid


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By William Crum
Staff writer wcrum@oklahoman.com

The MAPS 3 convention center and Scissortail Park are beginning to look like they were made for each other.

MAPS 3 project managers led a tour Friday of the convention center construction site on S Robinson Avenue, where work began about nine months ago, excavating dirt and digging up utilities.

Since then, piers have been drilled to support the 550,000-square-foot building, concrete foundations and slabs have been poured, and steel for the distinctive facade and soaring roofline has been erected.

Currently due to be ready by Sept.

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by hojoh

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The Edge wrote:

What a cool idea! Combine the maps to create a world expedition! All I need is Asia, USA & Anericas to make this happen for me. :p

:D All I need is everything.
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EpisodeBreaking Into Brilliance: An Awakening of Creative Consciousne is Lynn Singer's gift to mankind-an astonishing, interactive, animated, emotional,  online EXPERIENCE masquerading as a book. Yes, it may open like an online book, but watch as the storytelling unfolds, pictures move, maps unfurl, Lynn's honeyed voice lures you into new depths of yourself and illuminating breakthroughs. There's even an interactive iJournal entry on each page to record your own responses, questions and search ...
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Coordinate the supply of aeronautical maps and flight publication to Aircrews. Aviation Weather Briefer/Observer....
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Bootframe-core A neat and modern WordPress theme, with a professional look, that can be used for corporate and business websites. It comes with a full-screen layout, a full-width slider, lazy loading effects, moving statistic numbers, and a great and interactive design. BootFrame Core provides a modern portfolio, responsive design, Google maps integration, and an easy-to-use contact form. Apart from that, the theme offers social links and two display types for the portfolio section. Image inside RSS Bootframe-core#source%3Dgooglier%2Ecom#https%3A%2F%2Fgooglier%2Ecom%2Fpage%2F2019_04_14%2F535307
          First-ever KP assembly polls across tribal districts in June       Comment   Translate Page      

ISLAMABAD: The first-ever provincial assembly elections in the erstwhile Federally Admi­nistered Tribal Areas (Fata) will take place in the last week of June.

A schedule for the polls on 16 seats of the Khyber Pakhtun­khwa (KP) Assembly would be announced by the end of April, said a senior official of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) while speaking to Dawn.

The ECP had determined and notified in January the share of tribal districts in the provincial assembly seats. The decision was in line with Article 106 of the Constitution amended through the 25th Amendment in May last year and last-minute promulgation of an ordinance to avert disenfranchisement of scattered tribal regions.

The ordinance amended Section 20 of the Elections Act, 2017, inserting a new sub-section (2A) which reads: “For the purpose of delimiting constituencies, for the general seats of the provincial assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for tribal areas, two or more separate areas may be grouped into one constituency for their elections to be held in 2019 and by-elections related therein and thereafter this sub-section shall stand omitted.”

Election schedule for 16 general seats to be out within two weeks

According to the representation determined by the ECP, Bajaur and Khyber will have three general seats each in the provincial assembly, Mohmand, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan will have two seats each while one seat will go to Orakzai and the Frontier Regions each.

The KP Assembly, under the amended Article 106, will have a total of 145 seats including 115 general seats, 26 seats reserved for women and four for non-Muslim communities. Of the total 145 seats in the KP Assembly, Fata will have 21 seats, including 16 general, four for women and one reserved for non-Muslims.

Under the amendment, the elections for these seats were to be held within a year after the 2018 general elections.

The ECP has already carried out delimitation of constituencies and notified it. The constituencies were delimitated using district-wise provisional population data of Census-2017 provided by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics and maps provided by KP’s revenue department.

While the rules require that variation in populations of each constituency should not exceed by 10 per cent, it was done in many cases for different reasons.

In Bajaur district, there are three provincial assembly constituencies namely PK-100 (Bajaur-I), PK-101 (Bajaur-II) and PK-102 (Bajaur-III), which have the population of 351,555, 341,386 and 393,743, respectively. The variation among these three constituencies is 12.44pc, which has exceeded slightly from the 10pc permitted variation. But this was done due to peculiar tribal affiliations of the district.

In Khyber district, there are three provincial assembly constituencies namely PK-105 (Khyber-I), PK-106 (Khyber-II) and PK-107 (Khyber-III) which have the population of 314,569, 348,756 and 323,648, respectively. The variation among these three constituencies is 10.39pc which has exceeded minutely from 10pc allowed variation. However, this was done to avoid dividing large administrative units of the district.

Kurram district now has two provincial assembly constituencies namely PK-108 (Kurram-I) and PK-109 (Kurram-II) having the population of 339,247 and 280,306, respectively. The variation among these two constituencies is 19.44pc, significantly higher than the permitted percentage of variation. But this was done due to several reasons including the history of religious clashes in the agency.

Published in Dawn, April 14th, 2019


          Website with downloadable Tiled maps      Comment   Translate Page      

@bradydowling wrote:

Is there a website or community somewhere that has existing Tiled maps I can try out? I thought I might find some here but haven’t found any so far.

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          (RUS-Moscow) Relationship Manager      Comment   Translate Page      
*The Role:* S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking a Relationship Manager for our Eastern European, Russian and CIS clients. As the key partner for our clients the Relationship Management team masters industry, product and financial knowledge to keep clients informed. Relationship Managers work with their clients to learn about the challenges and opportunities they face, and will discuss how Market Intelligence solutions can enable them to achieve value through their partnership within the organization. *The Impact:* In this role you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the exciting and constantly-evolving financial institutions and commercial banking business. You will get to work with interesting clients, such as Accounting & Consulting Firms, Investment Banks, Investment Managers and other company types. In doing so you will get to learn their business and help them understand how to get the most out of our products and tools. *The Career Opportunity:* You will have the opportunity to travel to client sites and work with a diverse range of professionals across the sector. You will also be incentivized and responsible for identifying new sales opportunities and working with our Sales Executives. *The Team - The Business:* The team is composed of experienced professionals within the Financial Services industry. The business has a casual and friendly atmosphere with an entrepreneurial spirit. We value team work and it is crucial that you are a team player in order to be successful within our organization. *Responsibilities:* o Manages existing business base. Leverages relationships with large and complex existing accounts to grow and retain business. Uses a deep understanding of the diagnostic process to understand impact of S&P Global products on client workflow. o Conducts regular status and strategy meetings with management to understand how S&P Global products are being used or could be used to meet current or emerging business needs. Analyzes performance value delivered at the account. o Executes a strategic account plan to identify upsell opportunities. Proactively maps out and meets key contacts to maximize account penetration. o Analyzes clients' business needs and develops solutions and product enhancements and new development opportunities to maintain and grow business. Recommends renewal pricing based on diagnostic conversations. Develops strategic account plans that leverage S&P Global resources. o Maintains awareness of market and industry trends to understand competitive environment. Participates in industry conferences and events. o Regularly interacts with internal - external clients at multiple levels, senior management and the commercial leadership team. o Significantly impacts the revenues of the business unit through renewal price increases and cross-sell - upsell opportunities that are referred to sales. o Sales, relationship management or marketing experience and broad industry knowledge. Experience in Product Ops or at a client or prospect company a plus. o Fluency in English o Deep understanding of the clients' business to include industry, peer groups, key roles. o Deep knowledge of S&P Global products and services and how they relate to customers' workflows. o Understands customer problems and correctly interprets requirements to implement a solution strategy and proposes products and services to meet the client's needs. Problems may be complex due to size or scope. o Goal and action orientated, with ability to work towards revenue targets within a business development environment o Experience in dealing with challenging situations, i.e. objection handling, overcoming gatekeepers etc. o Solid organization, multi-tasking and prioritization skills o Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with the ability to engage a senior level audience o Strong MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills are required, and any knowledge of CRM databases (such as Salesforce.com)
          (USA-PA-Saint Marys) General Foreperson w/ DL      Comment   Translate Page      
**Job Summary:** Supervises vegetation management crews. Ensures proper administration of training, pay practices, employee hiring, promotion and termination. Assigns works, enforces safety practices, and investigates injury and damage claims and company disciplinary policy. Assumes responsibility for maintenance and accuracy of records. Receives and interprets orders by utility personnel. Directs emergency crew operations confers with customers, property owners, general public, other contractors and representatives of utilities and governmental agencies. Meets with Region Supervisor, Region Manager, System Line Clearance Coordinators, Safety Representatives and others. Ensure Priority determination and time management while planning projects. Has clear understanding of project objective, short and long term goals and objectives. **Essential Functions and Responsibilities** + Supervises vegetation management crews. + Ensures utility specifications are followed. + Coordinate with Superintendent and Program Coordinator. + Pre-inspect projects and develop recommended management plans, matching labor and equipment resources to work and cost estimates. + Maintain accurate project circuit maps noting project status, crew locations and estimated completion dates. + Inspect crews, start/stop times and identification of project shop locations. + Audit time sheets for accuracy. + Assist with customer notifications and customer complaints. + Preview work assignments and conduct post work critiques for each crew. + Maintain an adequate inventory of tools and supplies to sufficiently support the compliment of assigned crews. + Coordinate activities with other General Forepersons working with the utility to ensure customer’s requirements are achieved. + This is a minimum 40 hour work week + Performs other duties as required. **Other Functions:** + Ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness. Uses computer for documentation and other paper data reductions. **Minimum Qualifications:** + Must be a Certified Arborist, International Society of Arboriculture + Must have field experience as vegetation management crew member. + Must have the ability to evaluate circuit conditions and hours required to complete required clearances to utility specifications. + Must have computer knowledge + Must be able to communicate with various levels of field and management personnel and write reports. + Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. + Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary. + Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle. + Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day. + Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold. + Must be able to traverse various terrains. + Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information. + Must be able to communicate and handle confrontations professionally. + Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work). + Must have knowledge of heavy equipment. + Must have transportation to and from the show up location. + Must be willing to travel out of state for emergency storm work. + Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen. + Must be able to pass a background check and Motor Vehicle Records Check (MVR). + Must have a valid driver’s license. **Physical Requirements:** - - - **Key:** _Rarely_ = less than 10% _Occasionally_ =up to 33% _Frequently_ = up to 66% _Continuously_ = 67% to 100% - - - **Standing:** _Frequently_ **Seeing:** _Frequently_ **Walking:** _Frequently_ **Reading:** _Frequently_ **Sitting:** _Continuously_ **Reaching:** _Occasionally_ **Stooping:** _Occasionally_ **Range of Motion:** _Frequently_ **Kneeling:** _Occasionally_ **Hearing - Speech Range:** _Frequently_ **Squatting:** _Occasionally_ **Depth Perception:** _Frequently_ **Body Twisting:** _Occasionally_ **Color Vision:** _Continuously_ **Crawling:** _Rarely_ **Lifting:** _Occasionally_ **Sense of Touch:** _Occasionally_ **Carrying:** _Occasionally_ **Manual Dexterity:** _Frequently_ **Pushing:** _Occasionally_ **Speaking Clearly:** _Continuously_ **Pulling:** _Occasionally_ **Seeing Distant:** _Frequently_ **Climbing Ladders:** _Occasionally_ **Climbing On/Off Truck:** _Occasionally_ **Climbing Stairs:** _Frequently_ **Climbing:** _Rarely_ **Balancing:** _Occasionally_ **Gripping:** _Occasionally_ **Lifting up to 10 lbs:** _Frequently_ **Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs:** _Occasionally_ **Lifting up to 50 lbs:** _Occasionally_ Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339. An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
          (USA-NJ-Point Pleasant Beach) Distribution Forestry Work Planner      Comment   Translate Page      
**Distribution Forestry Work Planner** We are currently seeking a **Distribution Forestry Work Planner** to join our team. We are looking for an energetic professional who enjoys working outdoors and values the freedom of working independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in vegetation management with ECI. This role is ideal for entry-level professionals looking to gain experience in the green industry, or for seasoned professionals interested in changing careers. **Essential Duties and Responsibilities** + Inspect and assess customer requests for pruning or removals. + Secure clear rights-of-way for new line and pole construction. + Handle customer complaints related to scheduled pruning and/or completed pruning. + Audit tree contractor’s work for compliance with utility’s specifications. + Assist in storm and emergency situations and other miscellaneous line clearance projects. + Assist in investigating and recommending future R-O-W maintenance requirements Operate system forestry computer programs and record systems. + Communicate daily with the utility client, contractors, landowners and the general public. + Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations. + Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned. **Qualifications** + An Associates or Bachelors degree in Forestry, Environmental Science, or related field. In lieu of degree, a minimum 4 years of related work experience. + Must be able to read maps and identify tree species. + Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain. + Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail. + Must be able to adapt to change. + Must have basic computer skills (Microsoft Suite). + Utility line clearance experience or a two or four-year degree in Forestry, Environmental Science, or a related field preferred. + Certification as an ISA Arborist is a plus. + Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus. **Physical Demands & Working Environment** The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. **Environment** Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city environment; physical demands and travel from site to site, including: walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills and slopes; exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions **Physical** Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (5 to 10 lbs.); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone. **Company Overview** Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. ECI offers exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential. **Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.** **All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.** **ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.**
          (USA-AR-Little Rock) Utility Forester - Internship      Comment   Translate Page      
**Utility Forester** We are currently seeking an **Intern** **Utility Forester** to join our team for 3 months in the summer of 2019. We are looking for an energetic professional who enjoys working outdoors and values the freedom of working independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in vegetation management with ECI. **Essential Duties and Responsibilities** + Inspect and assess customer properties for trimming or removals of trees. + Secure clear rights-of-way for new electric line and pole construction. + Handle customer complaints related to scheduled trimming/removals and/or completed trimming/removals, including clean up and property damage. + Audit tree contractor’s work for compliance with utility’s specifications. + Assist in investigating and recommending future R-O-W maintenance requirements. + Operate system forestry computer programs and record systems. + Communicate daily with the utility client, contractors, landowners and the general public. + Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations. + Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned. **Qualifications** + Must be able to read maps and identify tree species. + Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain. + Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail. + Must be able to adapt to change. + Must have basic computer skills. + Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus. **Physical Demands & Working Environment** The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. **Environment** Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city environment; physical demands and travel from site to site, including: walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills and slopes; exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions **Physical** Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (5 to 10 lbs.); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone. **Company Overview** Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. ECI offers exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential. **Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.** **All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.** **ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.**
          (USA-AR-Monticello) Utility Forester - Internship      Comment   Translate Page      
**Utility Forester** We are currently seeking an **Intern** **Utility Forester** to join our team for 3 months in the summer of 2019. We are looking for an energetic professional who enjoys working outdoors and values the freedom of working independently. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in vegetation management with ECI. **Essential Duties and Responsibilities** + Inspect and assess customer properties for trimming or removals of trees. + Secure clear rights-of-way for new electric line and pole construction. + Handle customer complaints related to scheduled trimming/removals and/or completed trimming/removals, including clean up and property damage. + Audit tree contractor’s work for compliance with utility’s specifications. + Assist in investigating and recommending future R-O-W maintenance requirements. + Operate system forestry computer programs and record systems. + Communicate daily with the utility client, contractors, landowners and the general public. + Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations. + Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned. **Qualifications** + Must be able to read maps and identify tree species. + Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain. + Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail. + Must be able to adapt to change. + Must have basic computer skills. + Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus. **Physical Demands & Working Environment** The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. **Environment** Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city environment; physical demands and travel from site to site, including: walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills and slopes; exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions **Physical** Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (5 to 10 lbs.); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone. **Company Overview** Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. ECI offers exciting career opportunities with an excellent compensation package and ongoing growth potential. **Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.** **All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.** **ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.**
          (USA-IN-Muncie) Utility Forester / Work Planner (Degree Preferred)      Comment   Translate Page      
**Utility Forester – Work Planner (Degree Preferred)** Positions available: Full time **ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC** (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting, and project management for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs. **Duties include but are not limited to:** + Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities. + Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests. + Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions. + Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work. + Mark work in the field where required. + Respond to public concerns and questions about the work. + Assist in the development of public relations materials. + Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements. + Document work activity using GIS equipped computer and custom work planning software. + Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications. + Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations. + Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility. **Benefits:** + Company vehicle provided. + Benefits of employment include: health insurance, dental insurance, 401K with company match, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid training & continuing education opportunities. **Qualifications:** + Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time. + 2-4 year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field preferred but not required. + ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferred. + Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management. + Excellent personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred. + Valid driver’s license. + At least 2 years applicable work experience preferred but not required. ​​ **Physical Requirements:** - - - **Key:** _Rarely_ = less than 10% _Occasionally_ =up to 33% _Frequently_ = up to 66% _Continuously_ = 67% to 100% - - - **Standing:** _Frequently_ **Seeing:** _Continuously_ **Walking:** _Frequently_ **Reading:** _Frequently_ **Sitting:** _Occasionally_ **Reaching:** _Occasionally_ **Stooping:** _Rarely_ **Range of Motion:** _Occasionally_ **Kneeling:** _Rarely_ **Hearing - Speech Range:** _Frequently_ **Squatting:** _Rarely_ **Depth Perception:** _Frequently_ **Body Twisting:** _Rarely_ **Color Vision:** _Rarely_ **Crawling:** _Rarely_ **Lifting:** _Rarely_ **Sense of Touch:** _Frequently_ **Carrying:** _Occasionally_ **Manual Dexterity:** _Occasionally_ **Pushing:** _Rarely_ **Speaking Clearly:** _Continuously_ **Pulling:** _Rarely_ **Seeing Distant:** _Frequently_ **Climbing Ladders:** _Rarely_ **Climbing On/Off Truck:** _Occasionally_ **Climbing Stairs:** _Rarely_ **Climbing Poles:** _Rarely_ **Balancing:** _Occasionally_ **Gripping:** _Occasionally_ **Lifting up to 10 lbs:** _Occasionally_ **Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs:** _Rarely_ **Lifting up to 50 lbs:** _Rarely_ Hazards: + Works in all temperatures and weather + May work around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper and other equipment with hearing protection + May be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, and dust + May work on unlevel terrain + May be exposed to dogs and other animals **General Duties and Responsibilities** + Obtains oral/written permission from property owners to trim or remove trees and apply herbicides. Arranges with customer or property owner to obtain access to property, advises of any interruption in services, explains work to be performed, etc. + Discusses responsibility for apparent damage to property, repairs for minor damage, and refers controversial cases to the General Foreperson/Project Coordinator. **DEGREE PREFERRED** Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339. An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
          Battlefield 5: Diese Maps sind die größten der Battlefield-Serie      Comment   Translate Page      
Bei DICE hat man sich den Spaß gemacht, die meisten Battlefield-Karten der Größe nach zu ordnen. Gewinner ist natürlich Halvoy aus dem Battle Royale-Modus Firestorm - und das mit einigem Abstand. Die darauffolgenden Maps zeigen aber, das größer nicht…
          Sr. Brokerage Assistant - JLL - Seattle, WA      Comment   Translate Page      
Assist with gathering research information and completing market surveys, including gathering building information, maps and pictures, Costar data, Ad Hoc...
From JLL - Tue, 12 Mar 2019 13:58:32 GMT - View all Seattle, WA jobs
          Seychelles President’s Underwater Plea: Protect Our Oceans      Comment   Translate Page      
In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.” President Danny Faure’s call for action, the first-ever live speech from an underwater submersible, came from one of the many island nations threatened by global warming. He spoke during a visit to an ambitious British-led science expedition exploring the Indian Ocean depths. Oceans cover more than two-thirds of the world’s surface but remain, for the most part, uncharted. We have better maps of Mars than we do of the ocean floor, Faure said. “This issue is bigger than all of us, and we cannot wait for the next generation to solve it. We are running out of excuses to not take action, and running out of time,” the president said from a manned submersible 400 feet (121 meters) below the waves, on the seabed off the outer islands of the African nation. Wearing a Seychelles T-shirt and shorts, the president told The Associated Press after his speech that the experience was “so, so cool. What biodiversity.” It made him more determined than ever to speak out for marine protection, he said.  “We just need to do what needs to be done,” he said. “The scientists have spoken.” ​Role of oceans underestimated The oceans’ role in regulating climate and the threats they face are underestimated by many, even though as Faure pointed out they generate “half of the oxygen we breathe.” Scientific missions are crucial in taking stock of underwater ecosystems’ health. Small island nations are among the most vulnerable to sea level rise caused by climate change. Land erosion, dying coral reefs and the increased frequency of extreme weather events threaten their existence. During the expedition, marine scientists from the University of Oxford have surveyed underwater life, mapped large areas of the sea floor and gone deep with manned submersibles and underwater drones. Little is known about the watery world below depths of 30 meters, the limit to which a normal scuba diver can go. Operating down to 500 meters, the scientists were the first to explore areas of great diversity where sunlight weakens and the deep ocean begins. 300 sub deployments By the end of the mission, researchers expect to have conducted over 300 deployments, collected around 1,400 samples and 16 terabytes of data and surveyed about 25,000 square meters (269,100 sq. feet) of seabed using high-resolution multibeam sonar equipment. The data will be used to help the Seychelles expand its policy of protecting almost a third of its national waters by 2020. The initiative is important for the country’s “blue economy,” an attempt to balance development needs with those of the environment. “From this depth, I can see the incredible wildlife that needs our protection, and the consequences of damaging this huge ecosystem that has existed for millennia,” Faure said in his speech. “Over the years, we have created these problems. We can solve them.” ​5% of oceans protected Currently, only about 5% of the world’s oceans are protected. Countries have agreed to increase the area to 10% by 2020. But experts and environmental campaigners say between 30% and 50% of the oceans outside nations’ territorial waters should get protected status to ensure marine biodiversity. Researchers hope their findings also will inform ongoing United Nations talks aimed at forging the first high seas conservation treaty, scheduled to conclude this year. Environmental groups argue an international treaty is urgently needed because climate change, overfishing and efforts to mine the seabed for precious minerals are putting unsustainable pressure on marine life that could have devastating consequences for creatures on land as well. Oceans will be one of the seven main themes of this year’s U.N. climate summit in Chile in December. Scientists’ work just beginning While scientists are nearing the end of their expedition, much of their work is just beginning. In the next few months, researchers at Oxford will analyze the samples and video surveys and put them together with environmental data collected. “When we pull them together we can understand not just what we see in the areas that we’ve visited but what we might expect in other regions in the Seychelles,” said Lucy Woodall, the mission’s chief scientist. This is the first of a half-dozen regions the mission plans to explore before the end of 2022, when scientists will present their research at a summit on the state of the Indian Ocean. Billions of people live along the ocean’s shores in Africa and Asia. 
          Google Maps platform       Comment   Translate Page      

In reply to Intel needs to show

Google Maps platform w/REM is a thought but since Intel chose AWS to host REM, end of that discussion not to mention ADAS not involved. As the map companies all jockey to be relevant, survival seems pinned to SDV. Why not tether existence to both safety and SDV but not sure how.


          Inside look: MAPS 3 Convention center progresses      Comment   Translate Page      

By William Crum
Staff writer wcrum@oklahoman.com

The MAPS 3 convention center and Scissortail Park are beginning to look like they were made for each other.

MAPS 3 project managers led a tour Friday of the convention center construction site on S Robinson Avenue, where work began about nine months ago, excavating dirt and digging up utilities.

Since then, piers have been drilled to support the 550,000-square-foot building, concrete foundations and slabs have been poured, and steel for the distinctive facade and soaring roofline has been erected.

Currently due to be ready by Sept.

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          Sr Software Developer: Enterprise Integration - Vendasta - Saskatoon, SK      Comment   Translate Page      
BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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          Sr Software Developer: Billing Integration - Vendasta - Saskatoon, SK      Comment   Translate Page      
BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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          Software Developer – Senior - Vendasta - Saskatoon, SK      Comment   Translate Page      
BigQuery, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Data Studio, Cloud IAM, Cloud Storage, Cloud SQL, Cloud Spanner, Cloud Datastore, Google Maps Platform,...
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          Recording observations and reporting data      Comment   Translate Page      
Waaay back in 2016, I wrote an article explaining a few methods for recording butterfly observations: Recording Geospatial Data
Reminder: you can use the search bar on the left of my blog to search for butterflies or questions you might have and it will bring up any of my posts matching that topic.

As the 2019 butterfly season is starting up, I wanted to revisit the ways you can record and submit your observations.

Reporting...what, when, why, where, how?
What: any butterflies you see! We might not care about every single day you see a Cabbage White (an introduced and ubiquitous species) in your backyard, but it can be helpful to know the overall distribution and flight period. Perhaps one year you mark every day you see a Cabbage White in your yard, then in subsequent years you only track the day you see the first Cabbage White of the year in your yard, and maybe a few days towards the end of the season.

When: please don't overwhelm a record-keeper with daily emails of your observations. We will gladly take all the data, but if you are a prolific observer, save up your data and send in batches, either a couple times over the summer or once at the end of the year. If you are an occasional observer and/or have questions about an identification, go ahead and send an email at the time. If I can answer a question around the time you saw a butterfly, it might help you make better observations at the time rather than waiting for the following season.

Why: the data is used for research. Information on seasonal flight patterns gives insight into how butterflies respond to seasonal weather patterns or habitat changes. Location data can reveal patterns of habitat use, helping us identify overall species ranges, subspecies ranges, or population segregates, adding to our knowledge of the species.

Where: everywhere! Your backyard garden, a green strip in the city, coastal forests to mountain tops. The vast majority of butterfly records are near roads, which is to be expected and is still important, but if you are an avid hiker, especially if you are a backpacker getting into remote parts of the state, any records you can provide are very important to filling in the gaps in our data.

How: photographs, specimens, written or digital notes, emailed or mailed to a record-keeper. Details below...

Snipped view of butterfly records mapped on a large-scale map.
Recording data
I still highly recommend using the Avenza app as a way to quickly record locations that can easily be exported and emailed to a record-keeper. You can review my description of the app and some of my suggestions about the maps to use in the 2016 article linked above. They continue to add new maps for purchase in the store and improve the app. You can still purchase Benchmark state atlas overview maps (the two-page spread of the whole state you would see in the front of a printed Benchmark Atlas), but they are now starting to make the entire atlases available, a seamless mosaic of all the pages in a state atlas! I've purchased the California Benchmark Atlas in this format for $25 as I will be visiting the state later this summer. It looks nice and should be useful for helping me follow mountain roads and knowing where I'm at. I also recently discovered that you can plot photos from your phone into an Avenza map; it will create a pin at the location the photo was taken, and if you open the pin attributes you will see the photo. These can then be exported and viewed in Google Earth or emailed to other people. For more details on how to use Avenza, see my 2016 article or email me to request a copy of a help document I wrote (only slightly more detailed than the article).

Smart phones (at least iPhones) come with a default app called Compass. Most people ignore this, but did you know that besides the compass it also gives you your latitude and longitude location? I didn't! This was recommended to me by a colleague. If you are more of a paper-and-pen records keeper, you might prefer to use this over Avenza, as you simply open the app and write down your lat/long location for any observations you are making. Another option is to simply take a screenshot of the app whenever you take some pictures of a butterfly, as a quick and easy way to track the location of your sightings (on an iPhone, press the power button and the round menu button at the same time to take a screenshot of your phone). Just make sure you remember if you took the screenshot before or after the photos it's supposed to go with!

Submitting records
A few northwest lepidopterists work on projects to compile butterfly and moth records across Washington and Oregon and adjacent areas (depending on the project).

If you are interested in moths and assisting with data collection, please visit the PNW Moths website. They have excellent photographic plates of macro moths (larger moths, excludes the tiny "micro moths") that can help you identify what you are seeing, in addition to other photos on the detailed species pages. There is a "contact us" link for emailing the web administrator.

If you are interested in Washington butterflies, please submit records to me! I am helping with a project to compile all records in the state. We are working on a database of the records that will be used for research. For example, it is known that the Coronis Fritillary migrates up and down in elevation over the summer, but all the data has never been mapped, so having a complete set of records over history will help answer questions and provide a visual look at what is happening. The database will not be distributed publicly and data for sensitive species will be treated carefully. If you have other concerns for privacy or how the data will be used, please ask. If you wish to contribute to our work, please send the following information to me (contact email on the left of my blog page)...
  1. Your name (& any other observers you wish to give credit to for the record)
  2. Location data (Lat/Long coordinates or a very detailed description, or both)
    • Latitude and longitude coordinates are highly preferred, we can generate the elevation and a text description of the location ourselves as long as we have the lat/long coordinates.
    • PLS (Township, Range, Section) is acceptable if a detailed description is included, such as "forest road 3800, just past sharp switchback in the south half of section 10, T10N R20E", this way we can generate Lat/Long coordinates based on your description.
    • Other data may be included but is not required: elevation, weather conditions, etc.
  3. Date (day, month, year)
  4. Photograph(s) or detailed description
    • A photograph may not be accepted if it is a difficult to identify species that cannot be confirmed without a collected specimen. In such a case, the record may be included in the database but will have a note that it is "questionable/not confirmed" or something similar.
    • Think about the species or species-group you are photographing and try to capture important features. If it is a blue or a fritillary, most species will require a ventral (underside) shot for positive identification. If you can't get that angle, or only a little peek at it, go ahead and send the photos anyway, we may still be able to make a positive ID based on the clarity of the images and/or habitat, date (some species only fly early or late in the season), etc.
    • Pictures of other species flying at the same location can tell us what an otherwise unidentifiable butterfly is in your photo. This is because the season can vary widely depending on your location and elevation. A species that might not be expected to fly in late May could be corroborated by other unexpectedly late or early-flying species seen in the same location at the same time.
    • Even blurry photographs can sometimes be identifiable, so don't hesitate to send what you have!
    • If you can't get a photograph, give a clear description of what you saw and the record might still be accepted. For example, a "brown butterfly flying in sagebrush-steppe habitat" wouldn't be accepted because it could be any of three species of wood nymphs, but "a small white butterfly with orange-tipped wings" could only be a Julia's Orangetip, nothing else looks like it! While female Great Spangled Fritillaries look nothing like Mourning Cloaks when viewed side by side, they can easily be mistaken for Mourning Cloaks when they're flying because of the general darkness of their wings with the light tan/yellow border. If you can describe that you are seeing a butterfly with solid black (or reddish tinted in the sun) wings, an obvious thin yellow border on the wing and a row of blue spots just inside the border, we would be able to accept it as a Mourning Cloak record.
For Idaho butterflies, I am unaware of any efforts to document records in the state. However, because of the lack of field guides covering the whole state, I am considering writing a simple guide to Idaho butterflies, so am interested in compiling information about the distribution of species across the state. If you live in Idaho or visit often and would like to submit records, please send me data as described above for Washington and I will keep this information in a similar database.

For Oregon butterflies, there are records-keepers for the state but I am not up to speed on who the primary contacts are for submitting records. If you are interested in submitting Oregon records, let me know and I will try to put you in contact with the correct people. A great Oregon-specific butterfly resource is the new website launched by Neil Björklund: Butterflies of Oregon

In addition to the individual records-keepers, some records websites include:
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
eButterfly
iNaturalist
These websites are handy but they don't "talk" to each other and some of the users submit their records on more than one site, so it can be tricky for record-keepers to monitor all of them to glean information and to check for duplicate records between the sites. My recommendation is that if you wish to submit your records to these websites, you also send your data to a local records-keeper (myself or others).


Happy hunting!
Zerene Fritillaries at the Sinlahekin, July 2018

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          Vintage 1963 Chinese to Japanese Dictionary Shin Mei Kobayashi Vinyl Jacket Soft Gold Cover Book Printed in Japan by YourHeart      Comment   Translate Page      

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DESCRIPTION AND AGE: Author: Kobayashi Sinmei hen. 新選漢和辞典 / 小林信明編. Language; Chinese character to Japanese Dictionary. Edition: Kaitei shinpan. 改訂新版. Imprint: Tōkyō : Shōgakkan, [1975], c1963. 東京 : 小学館, [1975], c1963. Physical description1235, 165 p. : maps ; 17 cm. Contributor Kobayashi, Shinmei, 1906-
小林信明, Japanese language > Dictionaries.

Copyright date 1963 Printed in Japan (on inside)

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          Leiseca Maps graphic designer      Comment   Translate Page      
Your goal will be to redesign a few icons that we already use. At the end of this project you must provide us with a psd file containing the icon designs. The Icon you must redraw will be plotted on google maps and should be redesigned to look like Waze's map markers. The map markers you should redesign are attached in the files bellow. (Prize: 10)
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          Create PDF Form Field connected to Contact Form 7      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Infinitode 2 vB.60      Comment   Translate Page      
Endless simplistic tower defense with plenty of features and developer modeEvery game in this TD is endless - stand against infinite number of enemy waves for as long as you can!

Complete the story line for great rewards.

- Simplistic, well optimized, tiny in size but overfilled with features: 14 different types of towers, 11 types of enemies, bosses, miners, teleports, barriers, modifiers, resources...
- Over 40 different levels with leader boards and plenty of quests - no endless grind!
- Towers gain experience, abilities, different aiming strategies and can be heavily upgraded
- Miners can be used to dig out Resources for new global upgrades
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- Music tracks are stored in maps and played with synthesizer! Players can create a great map with any music and share it with others.
- Huge permanent upgrades tree (over 300 different Researches).
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          Breaking Gates - 2D Hack and Slash ARPG v0.3.46      Comment   Translate Page      
RPG Action with fast combat and frenzied combos of a hack and slash!

An exciting combination of classic platform gameplay with fast fighting and frenzied combos of a hack and slash!

Breaking Gates is an RPG action mixing platform and adventure elements with hack and slash gameplay. Super exciting graphics and fun and simplified gameplay! Defeat multiple enemies with creepy combos, combinations and special attacks! Collect valuable items and become a legendary adventurer in this newest side scrolling exclusive to mobile devices.

Be attentive in combat!
Frentical Battles await you! Move quickly, jump, attack and dodge! Perform multiple combinations of blows to inflict more damage on enemies! Do not make a break for the enemy to attack you!

Many Combos!
Run the skills with assorted commands, the controls are simple and incredible combos are easy to do. Choose the best time to use a command and create combos in your style. Here the higher the number of hits, the more damage your attack will cause!

Evolve your character in your own way!
Distribute your points into four combat attributes: STRENGTH to increase your base damage, RESISTANCE to increase your defense, VITALITY makes you withstand more damage and ultimately TECHNIQUE that increases the damage of your ability and decreases the expenditure of your stamina bar!

Captivating and Colorful 2D Graphics!
Venture through the map with charismatic and fun visuals.

Incredible Combination of Action and Adventure RPG!
While collecting items and increasing their level, you can explore the jumping and moving maps with your abilities to access higher surfaces, secret passages and hidden baits that will give you many rewarding items!

Dimensional portals will be your big challenge!
Kirian's kingdom is being threatened by a powerful and mysterious invasion! With the help of Igro your partner in this adventure, find the crystals and destroy them all to seal the great portals! This battle will not be easy as there are powerful guardians on the way!

Find Many Valuable Items and Secret Ways!
Explore the map and find secret passages and rare items! You can manufacture various Equipments that increase your strength!

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1. Devices running Android 4.4 or later are required to access the game.

2. The ideal to play Breaking Gates, is on a device with 1.5 GB of RAM or higher. If your device does not meet the requirements, performance or failure issues may occur.

3. Minimum of 200 Mb of free space on your device so that the installation can take place properly.
 
4. Need to have access to an internet connection to play. Give preference to a wi-fi connection, mobile data charges may apply.

5. There are additional downloads of 41.5 Mb after downloading the game.

6. The progress of the game will be lost after the uninstall.

7. The game is available in English and Portuguese in Brazil (Language settings can be changed within the game).

Minimal Hardware Settings
Android 4.4+ system
Processor Quad-Core1.2 GHZ
RAM Memory 1.5 GB



And this is Breaking Gates an action RPG with fast combat and frantic combos of a hack and slash! Stay tuned for new updates coming soon!

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          Gallery Tour      Comment   Translate Page      

Date: April 16, 2019

Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.

In Glyndor Gallery, former Winter Workspace artists Camille Hoffman, Maria Hupfield, and Sara Jimenez return with installations reflecting their deepening practices in Here We Land. Each has explored narratives about contested space that draw on personal and cultural touch points, reflecting a synergy to their work and shared interests that will be reinforced by their projects this spring.

Hoffman’s mixed-media paintings and installations take inspiration from the Philippine weaving and the Jewish folk traditions of her ancestors, layered geographies emerging from materials collected from her everyday life. Based in Brooklyn, Hupfield is a citizen of the Anishinaabek Nation from Wasauksing First Nation in Ontario, Canada. Her sculptural body-objects, crafted from industrial felt, are often activated through performance. Also based in Brooklyn, Filipina-Canadian artist Jimenez’s installations and performances draw from familial narratives, abandoned objects and colonial texts, as well as photos, maps and textiles, to focus on concepts of origin and home, loss and absence. In the Sunroom Project Space, Rachel Sydlowski’s installation consists of layers of historical wallpaper that serve as a background for complex, screen-print collages of flora and fauna, architectural details and decorative motifs from Wave Hill, Inwood Hill Park and other surrounding green spaces, transforming the Sunroom into an anachronistic collage of past and present. Free with admission to the grounds.

Pictured: Sara Jimenez, Binding Time, 2015, Floral compost and fabric, 15 x 11 x 8 feet, Image by Daniel Kukla

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)


          Owner Operator (Truck + Trailer) Delivery Driver - SkipTheDepot - Regina, SK      Comment   Translate Page      
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          Police investigate report of threats at Kearney Middle School - Kansas City Star      Comment   Translate Page      
Police investigate report of threats at Kearney Middle School  Kansas City Star

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Google Maps sigue introduciendo multitud de nuevas funciones. Esta semana se podía ver como llegaban el descubrimiento de lugares cercanos....
          Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Launches November 15, Debut Trailer      Comment   Translate Page      



EA and Respawn Announce Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Will Launch November 15, 2019

During a panel today at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, Respawn Entertainment, a studio of Electronic Arts, announced that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a new third-person action adventure game, will launch on November 15, 2019 on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and PC via Origin. The game will feature an authentic story set shortly after the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, when the Jedi have fallen. Fans will play as a young Padawan named Cal Kestis, brought to life by Cameron Monaghan (Shameless, Gotham), who has survived Order 66, the Emperor’s secret decree to eliminate all Jedi. Players must pick up the pieces of Cal’s shattered past to complete his training and master the art of the iconic lightsaber - all while staying one step ahead of the Empire and its deadly Inquisitors.

“Many Star Wars fans, ourselves included, are really interested in the dark times, so we wanted to explore that mysterious, dangerous period,” said Stig Asmussen, Game Director, Respawn Entertainment. “The team at Lucasfilm have been amazing collaborators, helping us explore and further develop this part of the timeline where the Empire is at the height of its power and any remaining Jedi are in hiding. Within this narrative, we’ve crafted a game with intense, yet thoughtful and fun melee combat using the lightsaber and Force powers, allowing anyone to fulfill their Jedi fantasy.”


“When Respawn approached us with the idea for this game, we were immediately supportive. A single player, story-driven title in the Star Wars universe was exactly what we were looking for, and we know the fans have been eager for one, as well,” said Steve Blank, Director, Franchise Content & Strategy, Lucasfilm Story Group. “Focusing on Cal stepping back into the shoes of a Jedi post Order 66 opens up a lot of gameplay opportunities and rich story threads to develop for this new character and his backstory.”

Players will meet Cal on Bracca, a brand-new Star Wars planet and one of several new locations introduced in the game. Cal is hiding from the Empire in plain sight but is forced to go on the run when he exposes his Force powers. Along the way, Cal will make new friends, like his mysterious companion Cere, as well as run into some familiar faces, all while being accompanied by his faithful droid BD-1. Cal’s flight from the Empire is made even more dangerous as he is being pursued by the Second Sister, one of the Empire’s elite Inquisitors, who seeks to hunt Cal down and extinguish this surviving Jedi. Assisting the Second Sister are the terrifying Purge Troopers, special Imperial forces trained to seek out Jedi and aid the Inquisitors in their dastardly work.


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is designed with gameplay as a top priority in order to deliver the kind of intense Star Wars lightsaber battles that are seen in the films. Brought to life by Respawn, a studio known for high-quality games that are both visually beautiful and technically masterful, players will use their Jedi training to create different melee combinations with an innovative lightsaber combat system and Force abilities. Players will also use traversal and other platforming abilities to strategically overcome opponents and solve puzzles in their path across this galaxy-spanning adventure. Star Wars fans will recognize iconic locations, weapons, gear, and enemies, while also meeting a roster of fresh characters, locations, creatures, droids and adversaries new to Star Wars.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is available now for pre-order, and will offer fans unique cosmetic content. For more details, visit StarWarsJediFallenOrder.com.


About Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

A galaxy-spanning adventure awaits in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a new 3rd person action-adventure title from Respawn Entertainment. This narratively-driven single player game puts you in the role of a Jedi Padawan who narrowly escaped the purge of Order 66 following the events of Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. On a quest to rebuild the Jedi Order, you must pick up the pieces of your shattered past to complete your training, develop new powerful Force abilities, and master the art of the iconic lightsaber - all while staying one step ahead of the Empire and its deadly Inquisitors.

While mastering your abilities, players will engage in cinematically-charged lightsaber and Force combat designed to deliver the kind of intense Star Wars lightsaber battles as seen in the films. Players will need to approach enemies strategically, sizing up strengths and weaknesses while cleverly utilizing your Jedi training to overcome your opponents and solve the mysteries that lay in your path.

Star Wars fans will recognize iconic locations, weapons, gear, and enemies while also meeting a roster of fresh characters, locations, creatures, droids and adversaries new to Star Wars. As part of this authentic Star Wars story, fans will delve into a galaxy recently seized by the Empire. As a Jedi hero-turned-fugitive, players will need to fight for survival while exploring the mysteries of a long-extinct civilization all in an effort to rebuild the remnants of the Jedi Order as the Empire seeks to erase the Jedi completely.


Key Features

Cinematic, Immersive Combat – Jedi: Fallen Order delivers the fantasy of becoming a Jedi through its innovative lightsaber combat system – striking, parrying, dodging - partnered with a suite of powerful Force abilities you’ll need to leverage to overcome obstacles that stand in your way. This combat system is intuitive to pick up, but takes training and practice to fully master its nuances as you gain new powers and abilities along your adventure.

A New Jedi Story Begins - As a former Padawan on the run from the Empire, you must complete your training before Imperial Inquisitors discover your plan to revive the Jedi Order. Aided by a former Jedi Knight, a cantankerous pilot, and a fearless droid, you must escape the evil machinations of the Empire in a story-driven adventure. Explore and overcome a wide range of challenges focused on combat, exploration, and puzzle-solving.

The Galaxy Awaits - Ancient forests, windswept rock faces, and haunted jungles are all unique biomes you’ll explore in Jedi: Fallen Order, with the freedom to decide when and where you go next. As you unlock new powers and abilities, opportunities open up to re-traverse maps in new ways; leveraging the Force to augment the way you explore. Move quickly, however, as the Empire is actively hunting your every step in their effort to exterminate all remnants of the Jedi Order.

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Players can decide "when and where to go next" and revisit old maps with new powers.
          Thread: Sword & Sorcery:: General:: Is this game too hard?      Comment   Translate Page      

by carbon_dragon

I've watched some videos on this game, specifically the Rolling Solo game for the prologue. To me, that prologue seemed excruciatingly hard. It seems like it would have been very frustrating to play, though the host was having fun, so not knocking the game.

Yet I see people on these forums saying the game is too easy. I'm finding it hard to balance what I've seen with what I've read.

Additionally, looking at the speed the Player characters can travel, vs. what the monsters can travel, and the apparent lack of distance weapons for the characters (I know there is an archer, but I see comments about him being ineffective, at least at the beginning and that magic characters seem to not have ranged spells either); it doesn't look as though you can kite the monsters to minimize which ones you face first. They're on you too fast and the maps (at least the prologue map) had no long corridors.

Can anyone comment on these things to help me understand what this game is like to play. I play a lot of dungeon crawls but I haven't played this one. Thanks.
          A Quantitative Evaluation of Joint Activity and Attenuation Reconstruction in TOF-PET/MR Brain Imaging.      Comment   Translate Page      
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A Quantitative Evaluation of Joint Activity and Attenuation Reconstruction in TOF-PET/MR Brain Imaging.

J Nucl Med. 2019 Apr 12;:

Authors: Rezaei A, Schramm G, Willekens SM, Delso G, Van Laere K, Nuyts J

Abstract
Time of flight (TOF) positron emission tomography (PET) data provide an effective means for attenuation correction (AC) when no (or incomplete/inaccurate) attenuation information is available. Since magnetic resonance (MR) scanners provide little information on photon attenuation of different tissue types, AC in hybrid PET/MR scanners has always been challenging. In this contribution, we aim at validating the activity reconstructions of the maximum likelihood activity and attenuation reconstruction (MLAA) algorithm on a patient brain dataset. We present a quantitative comparison of the joint reconstructions with the current clinical gold-standard maximum likelihood expectation maximization (MLEM) reconstruction using computed tomography (CT) based AC in PET/CT as well as the current state-of-the-art in PET/MR, i.e. zero time echo (ZTE) based AC. Methods: The TOF-PET emission data were initially used in a preprocessing stage to estimate crystal maps of efficiencies, TOF-offsets and TOF-resolutions. Applying these additional corrections during reconstructions, atlas-based, ZTE-based and MLAA attenuation correction techniques were analyzed. In our initial study, we used the CT-based estimate of the expected scatter, and later used the ZTE-based and MLAA attenuation estimates to compute the expected scatter contribution of the data during reconstructions. In all reconstructions, a maximum likelihood (ML) scaling of the single scatter simulation estimate to the emission data was used for scatter correction. The reconstruction results were analyzed in 86 segmented regions of interest (ROIs) of the Hammers' atlas. Results: Our quantitative analysis shows that in practice a tracer activity difference of + 0.5% (±2.1%) and + 0.1% (±2.3%) could be expected for the state-of-the-art ZTE-based and MLAA AC methods, respectively in PET/MR compared to the clinical gold-standard in PET/CT. Conclusion: Joint activity and attenuation estimation methods can provide an effective solution to the challenging AC problem for brain studies in hybrid TOF-PET/MR scanners. With an accurate TOF-based (offsets and resolutions) calibration, and similar to the results of the state-of-the-art method in PET/MR, regional errors of joint TOF-PET reconstructions are within a few percent.

PMID: 30979823 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]


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The mid-17th century was one of the most explosive periods in history across the British Isles. In England, a desperate king fought bitterly against his defiant Parliament; in Scotland religious turmoil sparked invasions from the north; and in Ireland, an oppressive regime led to an all-out Catholic rebellion. In this bookazine, we explore the how all these events, and more, combined to make up the British Civil Wars, from the political machinations of Parliament to the bloody battlefield clashes at Edgehill, Naseby and Marston Moor. We follow the meteoric rise of Oliver Cromwell and his New Model Army, as well as the tragic decline of Charles I – a king executed by his own subjects. We also investigate how the countries transformed in the period of Interregnum, for better and for worse, before taking a look at how the monarchy made a stunningly peaceful return during the Restoration. Whether you’re an enthusiastic novice or a seasoned history buff, there are a wealth of expert features, illustrated battle maps and superb imagery for you within these pages.


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I'm talking about the map itself, not the minimap picture :) We need that kind of open maps with an environment where all classes can play their role, i.e. spotting, sniping etc, and not only the close quarters brawling as you even mentioned yourself. And on the second part I strongly disagree with you. Just because you make something realistic/historical, doesn't mean that it will provide bad gameplay. Actually, a lot of design problems and issues can be avoided by just following logic and the laws of physics/nature.
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You mean not readable and less detailed with markings that make no sense for the close encounter maps we are playing on? Cant see WG not adding this mayor detail to the game! :) Ahem... gameplay first. history second. always. Design cant ever kill its function or its trash. Wanna a glas toaster? thats how you get glas toasters!
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That map picture, that's how the maps in WoT should look like. Anyhow, the game looks quite interesting, might give it a try :)
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https://thedailybounce.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Hell_Let_Loose_Map.jpg That's how WoT maps should look like. Game looks interesting, might give it a try :)
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Outlook

A strong system will bring more widespread storms to the area today and tonight, with severe weather possible. The weather will be dry through mid-week next week, with the next storm system expected Thursday through Friday.



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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 73. South southeast wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms likely before 3am, then a slight chance of rain between 3am and 5am. Patchy fog before 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday

A slight chance of showers between 8am and 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 74.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.



OTTO AREA FORECAST


Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. High near 71. South southeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 1am and 2am. Patchy fog between 10pm and 11pm. Low around 41. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.



HIGHLANDS PLATEAU AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. High near 62. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of rain, mainly between 11pm and 3am. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy, with a southwest wind 17 to 23 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Monday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday NightMostly clear, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 64.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.



NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST

Today

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before noon. High near 66. South wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Tonight

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4am, then a chance of rain, mainly between 4am and 5am. Patchy fog before 9pm. Low around 38. West northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday

A slight chance of rain before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 11am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 68.

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.


Macon County Almanac for April 14, 2019

Highest Temperature 84°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station in 1972
Lowest Temperature 14°F in Highlands in 1920
Greatest Rainfall 3.90 inches in Franklin in 1876
Greatest Snowfall 6.0 inches in Highlands in 1913


Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of April
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 91°F in Franklin on 04-26-1986
Lowest Temperature 13°F in Highlands on 04-01-1987
Greatest Rainfall 7.00 inches in Highlands on 04-07-1895
Greatest Snowfall 9.5 inches in Franklin on 04-04-1987






Published at 2:54am on April 14, 2019


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Sprout have defeated Epsilon in two maps to advance to the grand final at Charleroi Esports (16-8 on Inferno and 16-10 on Mirage).
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Heroic Maps - Ships: Lord MermingtonPublisher: Heroic Maps

Lord Mermington


Named after a famous (although rather corrupt) noble, the sloop Lord Mermington patrols the waters near the Royal Docks, providing an armed deterrent against raiders.

 
A printable rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. Each deck occupies approximately 15x6 squares.

Contents: A sloop-style sailing ship. The top deck features a wheel, hatches, six ballistae, a catapult a windlass and other nautical details,The lower deck includes the captain's quarters, stores, crew areas and hammocks.

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Boarding Action!


When the Lord Mermington sighted the Danse Macabre, both crews knew the only resolution to the 8 week chase would be a bloody boarding action!

 
A printable 30x30 rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. 

Contents: A 30x30 map depicting a boarding action between two Sloop-style sailing ships, the Danse Macabre and the Lord Mermington. Both ships are armed with ballistae, but have closed for close combat. The Lord Mermington is beginning to burn, whilst the Danse Macabre takes on water. Both ships show signs of damage and combat. Both ships also include interior deck overlays, with damage effects.

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          Dr. Daniel Pipes: "If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam?"      Comment   Translate Page      
http://www.danielpipes.org/bios/

Biographical Sketch of Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes is president of the Middle East Forum. His bi-weekly column appears regularly in the Washington Times and in newspapers around the globe, including the Israel Hayom (Israel), L'Opinione (Italy), and the Australian. His special interests include the role of Islam in public life, Turkey, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and U.S. foreign policy. He is an affiliated professor at the University of Haifa.

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If I Forget Thee: Does Jerusalem Really Matter to Islam?

by Daniel Pipes
New Republic
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The architects of the Oslo peace accords understood Jerusalem's power. Fearing that even discussing the holy city's future would detonate the fragile truce between Israelis and Palestinians, they tried to defer the issue until everything else had been settled. But it is now all too clear that this approach has failed. Last September, riots met the opening of a new entrance to the ancient Hasmonean tunnel, while the recent building of apartments on an empty plot in eastern Jerusalem has brought the Netanyahu-Arafat dialogue to a bitter and bloody stand-still. And so the international actors must begin to do what they had hoped to postpone: sort through the Jews' and Muslims' conflicting claims on the city that King David entered three millennia ago.

The debate matters. In Jerusalem, the theological and historical arguments matter, serving often as the functional equivalent of legal claims. The strength of these arguments will ultimately help determine who governs the city. Already we hear the ritual and relativistic cliche that Jerusalem is "a city holy to both peoples." But like most cliches, this one is more false than true. Jerusalem stands as the paramount religious city of Judaism, a place so holy that not just its soil but even its air is deemed sacred. Jews pray in its direction, invoke its name at the end of each meal and close the Passover service with the wistful statement "Next year in Jerusalem."

In contrast, Jerusalem is not the place to which Muslims pray. It is not directly connected to any events in Muhammad's life. And it is not even mentioned by name in the Koran. The city never became a cultural center or served as capital of a sovereign Muslim state. Jerusalem has mattered to Muslims only intermittently over the past thirteen centuries, and when it has mattered, as it does today, it has been because of politics.

The story begins in a.d. 622, when the Prophet Muhammad fled his hometown of Mecca for Medina, a city with a substantial Jewish population. He adopted a number of practices friendly to Jews: a Yom Kippur-like fast, a synagogue-like house of prayer, and kosher-style dietary laws. Muhammad also adopted the Judaic practice of facing the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during prayer; "He chose the Holy House in Jerusalem in order that the People of the Book [i.e., Jews] would be conciliated," notes At-Tabari, an early Muslim commentator on the Koran, "and the Jews were glad." Modern historians agree: W. Montgomery Watt, a leading biographer of Muhammad, interprets the prophet's "far-reaching concessions to Jewish feeling" as part of his "desire for a reconciliation with the Jews."
But Jews criticized the new faith and rejected Muhammad's gestures, leading Muhammad to eventually break with them, probably in early 624. The most dramatic sign of this change came in a Koranic passage (2:142-52) ordering the faithful no longer to pray toward Syria but toward Mecca instead. (The Koran and other sources only mention the direction as "Syria"; other information makes it clear that "Syria" means Jerusalem.) This episode initiated a pattern that would be repeated many times over the succeeding centuries: Muslims have taken serious religious interest in Jerusalem at times when it has most conspicuously served them politically; and when the political climate has changed, the religious interest has flagged.

In the century after Muhammad's death, politics prompted the Damascus-based Umayyad dynasty, which controlled Jerusalem, to make this city sacred in Islam. Embroiled in fierce competition with a dissident leader in Mecca, the Umayyad rulers were seeking to diminish Arabia at Jerusalem's expense. They sponsored a genre of literature praising the "virtues of Jerusalem" and circulated accounts of the prophet's sayings or doings (called hadiths) favorable to Jerusalem. In 688-91, they built Islam's first grand structure, the Dome of the Rock, on top of the remains of the Jewish Temple.
They even reinterpreted the Koran to make room for Jerusalem. The Koran, describing Muhammad's Night Journey (isra'), reads: "[God] takes His servant [i.e., Muhammad] by night from the Sacred Mosque to the furthest mosque." When this Koranic passage was first revealed, in about 621, a place called the Sacred Mosque already existed in Mecca. In contrast, the "furthest mosque" was a turn of phrase, not a place. Some early Muslims understood it as metaphorical or as a place in heaven. And if the "furthest mosque" did exist on earth, Palestine would have seemed an unlikely location, for that region elsewhere in the Koran (30:1) was called "the closest land" (adna al-ard).
But in 715, the Umayyads built a mosque in Jerusalem, again right on the Temple Mount, and called it the Furthest Mosque (al-Masjid al-Aqsa, or al-Aqsa Mosque). With this, the Umayyads not only post hoc inserted Jerusalem into the Koran but retroactively gave it a prominent role in Muhammad's life. For if the "furthest mosque" is in Jerusalem, then Muhammad's Night Journey and his subsequent ascension to heaven (mi'raj) also took place on the Temple Mount.

But Jerusalem still mattered theologically only when it mattered politically, and when the Umayyad dynasty collapsed in 750, Jerusalem fell into near-obscurity. For the next three and a half centuries, books praising the city lost favor and the construction of glorious buildings not only stopped, but existing ones fell apart (the Dome over the rock collapsed in 1016). "Learned men are few, and the Christians numerous," bemoaned a tenth-century Muslim native of Jerusalem. The rulers of the new dynasty bled Jerusalem and the surrounding country through what F. E. Peters of New York University calls "their rapacity and their careless indifference."
By the early tenth century, notes Peters, Muslim rule over Jerusalem had an "almost casual" quality with "no particular political significance." In fact, even the Crusade conquest of the city in 1099 initially aroused only a mild Muslim response: "one does not detect either shock or a sense of religious loss and humiliation," notes Emmanuel Sivan of the Hebrew University, a scholar of this era.

Only as the military effort to retake Jerusalem grew serious in about 1150 did Muslim leaders stress Jerusalem's importance to Islam. Once again, hadiths about Jerusalem's sanctity and books about the "virtues of Jerusalem" appeared. One hadith put words into the Prophet Muhammad's mouth saying that, after his own death, Jerusalem's falling to the infidels is the second greatest catastrophe facing Islam.

Once safely back in Muslim hands after Saladin's reconquest, however, interest in Jerusalem dropped, to the point where one of Saladin's grandsons temporarily ceded the city in 1229 to Emperor Friedrich II in return for the German's promise of military aid against his brother. But learning that Jerusalem was back in Christian hands again provoked intense Muslim emotions. As a result, in 1244, Muslims retook the city. The psychology at work bears note: that Christian knights traveled from distant lands to make Jerusalem their capital made the city more valuable in Muslim eyes. Sivan writes, "It was a city strongly coveted by the enemies of the faith, and thus became, in a sort of mirror-image syndrome, dear to Muslim hearts."

The city then lapsed into its usual obscurity for nearly eight centuries. The Temple Mount sanctuaries were abandoned and became dilapidated. Under Ottoman rule (1516-1917), Jerusalem suffered the indignity of being treated as a tax farm for non-resident, one-year (and therefore very rapacious) officials. The Turkish authorities raised funds by gouging European visitors, and so made little effort to promote Jerusalem's economy. The tax rolls show soap as the city's only export. In 1611, George Sandys found that "Much lies waste; the old buildings (except a few) all ruined, the new contemptible." Gustav Flaubert of Madame Bovary fame visited in 1850 and found "ruins everywhere." Mark Twain in 1867 wrote that Jerusalem "has lost all its ancient grandeur, and [has] become a pauper village."

In modern times, notes the Israeli scholar Hava Lazarus-Yafeh, Jerusalem "became the focus of religious and political Arab activity only at the beginning of the present century, and only because of the renewed Jewish activity in the city and Judaism's claims on the Western Wailing Wall." British rule over the city, lasting from 1917 to 1948, also galvanized Muslim passion for Jerusalem. The Palestinian leader (and mufti of Jerusalem) Hajj Amin al-Husayni made the Temple Mount central to his anti-Zionist efforts, raising funds throughout the Arab world for the restoration of the Dome of the Rock. Arab politicians made Jerusalem a prominent destination; Iraqi leaders frequently turned up, where they demonstrably prayed at Al-Aqsa and gave rousing speeches.

But when Muslims retook the Old City with its Islamic sanctuaries in 1948, they quickly lost interest in it. An initial excitement stirred when the Jordanian forces took the walled city in 1948--as evidenced by the Coptic bishop's crowning King 'Abdallah as "King of Jerusalem" in November of that year--but then the usual ennui set in. The Hashemites had little affection for Jerusalem, where some of their most devoted enemies lived and where 'Abdallah himself was shot dead in 1951. In fact, the Hashemites made a concerted effort to diminish the holy city's importance in favor of their capital, Amman. Jerusalem had served as the British administrative capital, but now all government offices there (save tourism) were shut down. The Jordanians also closed some local institutions (e.g., the Arab Higher Committee) and moved others to Amman (the treasury of the Palestinian waqf, or religious endowment).

Their effort succeeded. Once again, Arab Jerusalem became an isolated provincial town, now even less important than Nablus. The economy stagnated and many thousands left Arab Jerusalem. While the population of Amman increased five-fold in the period 1948-67, Jerusalem's grew just 50 percent. Amman was chosen as the site of the country's first university as well as of the royal family's many residences. Perhaps most insulting of all, Jordanian radio broadcast the Friday prayers not from al-Aqsa Mosque but from a mosque in Amman.

Nor was Jordan alone in ignoring Jerusalem; the city virtually disappeared from the Arab diplomatic map. No foreign Arab leader came to Jerusalem between 1948 and 1967, and even King Hussein visited only rarely. King Faisal of Saudi Arabia often spoke after 1967 of yearning to pray in Jerusalem, yet he appears never to have bothered to pray there when he had the chance. Perhaps most remarkable is that the Palestinian Liberation Organization's founding document, the Palestinian National Covenant of 1964, does not even once mention Jerusalem.

All this abruptly changed after June 1967, when the Old City came under Israeli control. As in the British period, Palestinians again made Jerusalem the centerpiece of their political program. Pictures of the Dome of the Rock turned up everywhere, from Yasir Arafat's office to the corner grocery. The PLO's 1968 Constitution described Jerusalem as "the seat of the Palestine Liberation Organization."
Nor were Palestinians alone in their renewed interest. "As during the era of the Crusaders," Lazarus-Yafeh points out, many Muslim leaders "began again to emphasize the sanctity of Jerusalem in Islamic tradition," even dusting off old hadiths to back up their claims. Jerusalem became a mainstay of Arab League and United Nations resolutions. The formerly stingy Jordanian and Saudi governments now gave munificently to the Jerusalem waqf.

As it was under the British mandate, Jerusalem has since 1967 again become the primary vehicle for mobilizing international Muslim opinion. A fire at al-Aqsa Mosque in 1969 gave Saudi King Faisal the occasion to convene twenty-five Muslim heads of state and establish the Organization of the Islamic Conference, a United Nations for Muslims. Since the Islamic Revolution, Iran's one-rial coin and 1,000-rial banknote have featured the Dome of the Rock. Iranian soldiers at war with Saddam Hussein's forces in the 1980s received primitive maps marking a path through Iraq and on to Jerusalem. Ayatollah Khomeini decreed the last Friday of Ramadan as Jerusalem Day.

Since Israeli occupation, some ideologues have sought to establish the historical basis of Islamic attachment to Jerusalem by raising three main arguments, all of them historically dubious. First, they assert a Muslim connection to Jerusalem that predates the Jewish one. Ghada Talhami, a scholar at Lake Forest College, asserts that "There are other holy cities in Islam, but Jerusalem holds a special place in the hearts and minds of Muslims because its fate has always been intertwined with theirs." Always? Jerusalem's founding antedated Islam by about two millennia, so how can that be? Ibrahim Hooper, national communications director for the Washington-based Council on American-Islamic Relations explains: "the Muslim attachment to Jerusalem does not begin with the prophet Muhammad, it begins with the prophets Abraham, David, Solomon and Jesus, who are also prophets in Islam." In other words, the central figures of Judaism and Christianity were really proto-Muslims.
Second, and equally anachronistic, is the claim that the Koran mentions Jerusalem. Hooper (and others) argue that "the Koran refers to Jerusalem by its Islamic centerpiece, al-Aqsa Mosque." But this makes no sense: a mosque built a century after the Koran was delivered cannot establish what a Koranic verse originally meant.

Third, some Muslims deny Jerusalem any importance to Jews. Abd al-Malik Dahamshe, an Arab member of Israel's parliament, flatly stated last month that "the Western Wall is not associated with the remains of the Jewish Temple." A fundamentalist Israel Arab leader went further and announced that "It's prohibited for Jews to pray at the Western Wall." Or, in the succinct wording of a recent Palestinian protest banner: "Jerusalem is Arab."

Despite the loud assertions that Jerusalem is essential to Islam, the religion does contain a recessive but persistent strain of anti-Jerusalem sentiment. Perhaps the most prominent adherent of this view was Ibn Taymiya (1263-1328), one of Islam's strictest and most influential religious thinkers. (The Wahhabis of Arabia are his modern-day successors.) In an attempt to purify Islam of accretions and impieties, Ibn Taymiya dismissed the sacredness of Jerusalem as a notion deriving from Jews and Christians, and from the long-ago Umayyad rivalry with Mecca. More broadly, learned Muslims living in the years following the Crusades knew that the great publicity given to hadiths extolling Jerusalem's sanctity resulted from the Countercrusade--that is, from political exigency--and treated it warily.

Recalling that God once had Muslims direct their prayers toward Jerusalem and then turned them instead toward Mecca, some early hadiths suggested that Muslims specifically pray facing away from Jerusalem, a rejection that still survives in vestigial form; he who prays in al-Aqsa Mosque not coincidentally shows his back to the Temple area toward which Jews pray.

In Jerusalem, theological and historical arguments are in essence legal claims, crucial to who prevails. In this context, the fact that politics has so long fueled the Muslim attachment to Jerusalem has two implications. First, it points to the relative weakness of the Islamic connection to the city, one that arises as much from mundane need as from the immutable claims of faith. Second, it suggests that the Muslim interest lies not so much in controlling Jerusalem as it does in denying control over the city to anyone else. Jerusalem will never be more than a secondary city for Muslims.

Mecca, by contrast, is the eternal city of Islam, the place where Muslims believe Abraham nearly sacrificed Isaac's brother Ishmael and toward which Muslims pray five times each day. Non-Muslims are strictly forbidden there, and the city's "very mention reverberates awe in Muslims' hearts," writes Abad Ahmad of the Islamic Society of Central Jersey. Very roughly speaking, what Jerusalem is to Jews, Mecca is to the Muslims. And just as Muslims rule an undivided Mecca, so Jews should rule an undivided Jerusalem. 

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          Schiffe und Flugzeuge betroffen: Russland hackt offenbar das globale Satelliten-Navigationssystem      Comment   Translate Page      

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Ein sonniger Tag im vergangenen Mai. Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin fährt mit einem Truck in einem Konvoi von Baufahrzeugen. Es geht zur Eröffnung der Bücke von Kertsch, die Russland mit der Halbinsel Krim verbindet. Mit 19 Kilometern ist sie nun die längste Brücke in ganz Europa und Russland.

Doch als Putin über die Bücke fährt, passiert etwas Seltsames. Die Satellitennavigationssysteme von 24 Schiffen in der Nähe zeigen auf einmal falsche Schiffspositionen an. Die Ortungssysteme vermelden den Kapitänen, sie befänden sich 65 Kilometer entfernt und an Land – auf dem Flughafen der südrussischen Stadt Anapa.  

Laut der amerikanischen Nichtregierungsorganisation Centre for Advanced Defense (C4AD) war das keine Fehlfunktion. Vielmehr handelte es sich um eine gezielte Attacke, die es jedem Schiff in der Nähe erschweren sollte, die Präsenz von Putin zu orten.

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Russische Manipulation scheint größeres Ausmaß zu haben als angenommen

GNSS bezeichnet ein System internationaler Satelliten, das die Erde umkreist. Dazu gehören das Global Positioning System (GPS) der USA, Chinas Beidou, Russlands GLONASS und Europas Galileo.

Das Stören, Blockieren oder Manipulieren von GNSS-Signalen durch Russland scheint „willkürlicher, hartnäckiger, größer im Ausmaß und geographisch weiter verbreitet, als vorangegangene Berichte dies nahelegen“, heißt es in einem Rapport des amerikanischen IT-Sicherheitsunternehmens Digital Shadows.  

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1.311 Schiffe von russischen Hackerangriffen betroffen

Laut der C4AD-Studie waren bislang 1.311 zivile Schiffe von den russischen Hackerangriffen betroffen, insgesamt wurden 9.883 Fälle von GNSS-Manipulation gemeldet oder entdeckt. Die meisten der Vorfälle ereigneten sich auf der Krim, im Schwarzen Meer, in Syrien und in Russland.     

Bis vor kurzem vertrat C4AD die Meinung, Russland würde das GNSS vorrangig manipulieren, um die Ortung von Präsident Putin zu erschweren. Darauf weist etwa ein großes Gebiet nördlich des Kap Idokopas in der Nähe der südrussischen Kleinstadt Gelendzhik hin.

Das GNSS scheint dort dauerhaft gestört zu sein. Es wird angenommen, dass Putin in dem Gebiet seine Sommerresidenz hat. Laut C4AD findet sich dort „ein großer Palast im Italianate-Stil, mehrere Helikopterlandeplätze, ein Amphitheater und ein kleiner Hafen. Es ist der einzige bekannte Ort in Russland, der die gleiche Luftraum- und GNSS-Überwachung aufweist, wie der Kreml.

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„Alle kritischen Infrastrukturen funktionieren zu einem gewissen Maße über GPS“

„Die Punkte, an denen das GNSS manipuliert wurde, korrelieren eng mit Orten, an denen Wladimir Putin Besuche im In- und Ausland getätigt hat. Dies legt nahe, dass russische Streitkräfte mobile Einheiten zur Störung des GNSS-Signals entwickelt haben“, schreibt Digital Shadows. Die Vorkommnisse korrelierten außerdem mit den Aufenthaltsorten von russischen Streitkräften und Behörden. In einigen Gebieten scheinen die Störungen dazu gedient zu haben, ausländische Militärs zu isolieren, oder zu behindern, heißt es in dem Bericht. 

Lest auch: Putins Propaganda-Armee verfolgt offenbar eine neue Strategie, um Russlands Gegner zu schwächen

Die Gefahr durch Hackerangriffe auf das GNSS-System ist beträchtlich. Telefone, Schiffe, Flugzeuge und Kraftwerke sind alle auf Zeit- und Ortsangaben von GPS angewiesen und können somit auch gehackt werden.

„Alle kritischen Infrastrukturen funktionieren zu einem gewissen Maße über GPS. Besonders wichtig ist das System für Notfalldienste, in der Telekommunikation, sowie im Transport- und Finanzwesen“, heißt es in einem Bericht der britischen Raumfahrtbehörde. Eine Attacke etwa, die das britische GNSS-System zusammenbrechen ließe, würde rund 1,15 Milliarden Euro (Eine Milliarde britischer Pfund) pro Tag kosten, solange das System inaktiv wäre.     

Dieser Text wurde von Johannes Kaufmann aus dem Englischen übersetzt. 

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Pennsylvania Trout Stocking 1.21


Device: iOS Universal
Category: Sports
Price: $9.99 -> $5.99, Version: 1.21 (iTunes)

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Put a complete map of Pennsylvania's trout stocked streams and lakes in the palm of your hand with this GPS enabled trout map. The map follows your travels, provides turn-by-turn driving directions and even navigates the backcountry right to the best trout fishing in Pennsylvania.

Color coded trout streams and lakes can be viewed over your choice of roadmaps, satellite images, or seamless 7.5 minute topographic maps and the map is designed to work without phone service. Browse the map, or use the app's built-in search menu to find the exact section of any stocked stream, lake, or special regulation area.

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WMU Gameday 171.15.0


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Category: Sports
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The Official WMU Gameday application is your home for Western Michigan Athletics! Whether you’re on campus or on the go, this app is a must-have for ALL Broncos fans. With FREE LIVE AUDIO, social media streams, and all the scores and stats surrounding the game, the WMU Gameday application covers it all!

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This WMU Gameday app requests the use of location services to provide attendees with additional in-game benefits. Additionally, this app uses notifications to keep you informed of events and offers from Western Michigan. You can manage your settings and opt-out of these features at any time.

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TravelSmart - Have a safe trip 4.7.0


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How to Survive a Zombie Attack, According to Science

When the undead start walking the earth, Melbourne scientist (and inadvertent zombie expert) Greg Foliente will know what to do.

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Zombie G1 

Patient Zero was two days ago, and the infection is spreading.

The news doesn’t know what’s going on. People are raiding supermarkets, grabbing tinned soup, crossbows, paracetamol and whatever you’re meant to stockpile in these situations. There’s traffic clogging the freeways. And all you can think is, “Oh, god… Zombies are coming. What the hell should I do?

It sounds like a scenario designed to entertain overenthusiastic horror fans. But it turns out some well-credentialled scientists have also been wondering how humanity might react to a shambling, implacable, brain-eating zombie horde. Can science devise an optimal Zombie Survival Plan? Or should we all just go to the Winchester, have a cold pint, and wait for all this to blow over? 

“It’s an interesting challenge, isn’t it?” asks Professor Greg Foliente, manager of The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS). He pauses to readjust his frameless glasses before cutting to the chase. “From what we can see, there are really two options: run away and isolate the zombies, or put a ring around the infected area.” 

You might have guessed, but modelling undead plagues is not the professor’s day job. The centre Foliente manages typically uses spatial simulations to analyse bushfires, disease outbreaks, hurricanes and other non-supernatural disasters. But earlier this year, when a software developer wanted to promote the Australian release of its latest zombie video game, State Of Decay 2, they gave the Melbourne academic a call. “They said, ‘Can you do some modelling of potential zombie infection rates in Australia and New Zealand?’” Foliente wasn’t sure: fiction enquiries were usually handled by the Arts Faculty a few buildings over. “But the CDMPS is interested in the potential outbreak and spread of epidemics,” he reasoned. And what is a zombie apocalypse if not an epidemic?

Foliente agreed to help, and assigned staff to plot out how an outbreak might go down. Surprisingly, they didn’t have to start from scratch. After a little digging, the team turned up a 2014 Cornell study titled Perturbations in Epidemiological Models: When Zombies Attack, We Can Survive! It proved a useful starting point, and led them to the field’s most influential work: When Zombies Attack!: Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection, written by a Canadian professor named Phillip Muntz in 2008. Based on this research, the outlook seemed bleak. “An outbreak of zombies infecting humans is likely to be disastrous unless extremely aggressive tactics are employed,” Muntz wrote. “The most effective way to contain the rise of the undead is to hit hard and hit often.”

Stuffy academics were one thing. But Foliente’s team even managed to find some military scholarship on the subject. It turns out the Pentagon has an official plan for combating zombie apocalypses: CONPLAN 8888, which rates the threats of everything from “pathogenic” (virus-like) zombies to “vegetarian” ghouls that only consume plants. (The latter were unsurprisingly placed pretty low down on the Pentagon’s hierarchy of threats.) CONPLAN 8888 also outlines a contingency plan for dealing with zombie chickens – the only known zombies to actually exist in real life. (So-called ‘CZs’ occur when old hens that can no longer lay eggs are euthanised, buried, then claw their way back to the surface. The paper notes, perhaps unnecessarily, that “CZs are simply terrifying to behold.”)

Foliente’s next task was to take this existing research (minus the chicken stuff) and devise a specific mathematical model for an Australian and New Zealand outbreak, detailing how fast a plague might spread and which cities would be most at risk. “Our model is based on what’s known as a stochastic process,” Foliente explains. “Which means there’s an element of randomness. When there’s an interaction between a zombie and a human, if the human kills the zombie, the zombie is taken out of the zombie population. But if the zombie wins, the human obviously becomes a zombie.”

As with any proper scientific study, some solid definitions were in order. ‘Zombie’, in this case, referred to the classic, brain-dead, shuffling corpse. Likes: brains, human flesh, other zombies. Dislikes: head wounds, shotguns, flaming torches. These guys first drooled into the zeitgeist courtesy of George A. Romero’s 1968 film, Night of the Living Dead, but their origins date back to the Afro-Caribbean belief system known as Vodou. Depending on which horror film or Haitian myth you ascribe to, a zombie might have different characteristics and abilities. For the sake of consistency, the CDMPS model assumed a few basic rules:

  1. A zombie bite is enough to infect a human.
  2. In a one-on-one encounter, a zombie is likely to bite a human.
  3. Zombies can only walk and run. They can’t fly planes or ride mopeds.
  4. The humans will stay in their home cities rather than flee to the outback.

The Melbourne team let the model run, and were surprised by the results: high-density centres were actually better equipped to fight a zombie outbreak than low-density ones. “In Melbourne and Sydney, more people get infected because of population density,” Foliente says. “But the actual rate of spread is slower, because people can team up and help each other.” In smaller towns like Darwin or Queenstown, the rate of spread is also slow – there are simply not that many people to eat. Interestingly, it’s the medium-sized cities like Geelong, Perth and Auckland that are at the greatest risk of being overwhelmed: there are enough brains to go around in these places, but too few to organise and fight back efficiently. According to Foliente’s model, zombies would engulf these populations in a matter of days.

The team knew that geographical factors would also determine how the outbreak would spread. However, as most serious zombie studies had been conducted in North America, research on how the undead would behave in a sparsely populated island nation like Australia was scant. The CDMPS crew rolled out their maps and began crunching the data. “The U.S. has a lot of smaller towns connected to one another,” Foliente concluded, “while in Australia we have more isolated cities and towns, with great distances between them. This slows the spread of infection, where in the U.S. the virus just keeps going and going.” The team also reasoned that as Australia and New Zealand are islands, any infection would probably arrive through an airport. In the case of flying zombies, Sydney airport apparently has the best chance of containing the outbreak, due to the large surrounding population. If the zombies land at Tullamarine in Melbourne, the locals won’t stand a chance.  

These new findings raise some interesting – and slightly uncomfortable – Darwinian conundrums. Statistically, humanity’s chances of surviving a zombie attack increase if everyone stays and fights together. Unfortunately, so do your own personal chances of being dragged down and eaten alive. “It’s a classic case of community needs versus those of the individual,” Foliente says. “From society’s perspective, it’s better for everyone to fight the zombies to the death. But that requires a lot of people to sacrifice themselves.

All this is very interesting, but you might ask: what’s the point? Apart from a hypothetical plague of creepy chickens, why would scientists waste time modelling something that will never actually happen? The simple answer is that it’s not the zombies that matter – it’s the science. “I didn’t realise it would be such a useful exercise,” Foliente admits. “But by doing the simulation, we found that medium-density cities are actually more at risk, which is counterintuitive.” This gave CDMPS valuable insight into how very real catastrophes, like viral epidemics, might play out. Zombie spatial modelling could also help predict the spread of less obvious pathogens, like ideas. “Clearly the dead coming back to life is an unlikely scenario,” Muntz wrote in his seminal paper back in 2008. “But possible real-life applications may include allegiance to political parties, or diseases with a dormant infection.”

In the Pentagon’s case, using zombies to model disasters was quite useful: the undead are a good, non-specific enemy. For obvious political reasons, you can’t have an unclassified, highly detailed defence strategy titled What to Do When Russia Invades; that sort of thing leads to rather pointed diplomatic questions. Meanwhile, America’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has even used zombies as a way to engage citizens and prepare them for natural disasters. There’s an entire section of the CDC’s website dedicated to “Zombie Preparedness”. For what it’s worth, the agency recommends keeping an emergency kit in your house, stocked with water (“one gallon per person per day”), a utility knife, duct tape, bleach, soap and towels, non-perishable food, and medication. However, the authors note: “If a zombie bites you, you’re a goner.”

The only remaining mystery is why we’re so fascinated by zombies in the first place. Of all known apocalypses, zombie outbreak is probably the most gruesome, and least likely. Foliente says that’s one question he can’t answer. “I have no idea,” he says. “One day someone invented the concept of zombies, and now they just won’t die.”

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In reply to A brilliant marketing gimmick, maybe

If Waymo thought the best course was to make a car that drives everywhere, they would be doing that. They have judged that what Tesla is trying -- no LIDAR, limited maps -- is too difficult. And that's even though their goal is to do very difficult things, ie. so difficult as to take much longer than their approach will take.

I am not sure there will be a sudden "foom" in ability like AlphaGo. (Which, as of course you know, was done by Alphabet, so it's not like the Waymo people are unaware of this.)

The robocar problem is one of asymptotic approach to perfection. Any team today can, fairly quickly, get a 99.9% car. This is what Tesla has done, though it's got some advantages over the other teams trying that. But while it looks like an asymptote when viewed as a percentage of perfection, in fact it's a long crawl up when looked at as miles between mistakes. 1000 miles between mistakes looks very impressive, but it's a tiny fraction of the way to human levels of safety.


          Sr UX Interaction Designer - General Electric - Wauwatosa, WI      Comment   Translate Page      
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          15 затерянных мест, которые были рассекречены благодаря Google Maps      Comment   Translate Page      

В наше время сделать географическое открытие можно не выходя из дома. А все благодаря спутниковым картам Google Maps. Посмотреть на озеро-глаз в Аргентине, увидеть ядерные испытания, перенестись на затонувший корабль? Нет проблем. Мы знаем, где находятся современные чудеса света.

Приглашаем вас в путешествие по загадочным местам планеты Земля.

1. Гигантский розовый кролик, Италия

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Кролик появился на холме стараниями группы австрийских художников в 2005 году. Плюшевый гигант (60 метров в длину и 6 в высоту) будто упал с неба — вид у него соответствующий. По замыслу создателей, мегаигрушка должна медленно истлевать под солнцем и дождем до 2025 года.

2. Купание бегемотов, Танзания

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Озеро Руква находится в африканской Танзании. Водоем облюбовала большая популяция бегемотов.

3. Ядерный полигон, США

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Эти кратеры — следы от ядерных взрывов. Невадский испытательный полигон начал функционировать в 1951 году. С открытия и до 1992 года здесь прошло 928 испытаний ядерного оружия — заряды взрывали на поверхности полигона и под землей.

4. Озеро в форме сердца, США

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5. Убежище Бэтмена, Япония

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На этот раз Бэтмен всех действительно удивил. Энтузиасты нашли знак супергероя на крыше авиабазы ВВС США в префектуре Окинава.

6. Озеро-глаз, Аргентина

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Таинственный остров посреди идеально круглого озера находится в окрестностях Буэнос-Айреса. Остров постоянно перемещается по озеру и напоминает движение зрачка. Мистически настроенные личности сразу заподозрили инопланетян или, на худой конец, сверхъестественные силы. Однако разгадка куда более банальна: остров образован плавающим растением эйхорния отличная.

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А вот так выглядит озеро-глаз вблизи. Его диаметр — примерно 118 метров.

7. Кладбище военных самолетов, США

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Место, где умирают военные самолеты, называется Дэвис-Маунтин — военная база ВВС США. Здесь свой последний приют нашли 4 400 истребителей, бомбардировщиков и «транспортников».

8. «Кракен», Антарктика

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В 2016 году бесстрашные исследователи Google Maps обнаружили пятно, похожее на мифическое морское чудовище — кракена. Нечто неизведанное будто поднимается из холодных вод Антарктики, чтобы слопать пару заплутавших кораблей. На самом деле это скала на Шетландских островах: волны, которые разбиваются о нее, напоминают щупальца хтонического монстра.

9. Корабль, поросший деревьями, Австралия

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Паровое судно SS Ayrfield стоит здесь с 70-х годов. В бухте Хоумбуш у него есть несколько «коллег» — списанные корабли просто бросали недалеко от берега. Но наш герой покрылся растительностью, и теперь это местная достопримечательность.

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Так корабль SS Ayrfield выглядит вблизи.

10. Круги на полях

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Эти фигуры не имеют никакого отношения к внеземным цивилизациям. Ирригационные круги — метод полива сельхозугодий, который позволяет получать хороший урожай даже в засушливой местности.

11. Бассейны с литиевым рассолом, США

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Ярко-голубые озера в пустыне Невады — дело рук человека. Это технологические бассейны для добычи лития. Литиевый рассол выводят на поверхность и затем используют в производстве аккумуляторов.

12. «Глюк» в Google Maps, который выглядит как начало апокалипсиса, Гавайи

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Порт в Гонолулу выглядит так, будто Вселенная начала схлопываться именно здесь.

13. Лисаковская пентаграмма, Казахстан

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В этой пентаграмме нет ни капли мистики. В прошлом веке здесь располагался парк, а дорожки были проложены в форме пятиконечной звезды, которая присутствовала на гербе СССР.

14. Пушистый хранитель на площади Торре-Арджентина, Италия

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На площади Торре-Арджентина в Риме хозяйничают уличные коты. Кошачий заповедникрасположился в руинах древних строений. У животных официальный статус — они прописаны в Риме и охраняются законом. Везет кому-то.

15. Люди-голуби, Япония

15 затерянных мест, которые были рассекречены благодаря Google Maps

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Однажды авторы комедийного портала Daily Portal Z узнали, что ребята из Google собираются снимать улицы Токио для Street Wiew, и решили увековечить себя. Вообще-то Google замазывает лица людей, поэтому шутники надели маски голубей. Получилось очень по-японски — смешно и странно.

Скажем честно, мы залипли в Google Maps на несколько часов. Все-таки путешествия, пусть даже виртуальные, — увлекательная штука. А вам удавалось найти что-нибудь удивительное на спутниковых картах?


          (USA-HI-Oahu) Manager - Enterprise Application Management (IT-Shared Systems)      Comment   Translate Page      
## Description **Does this sound like you?** Are you ambitious? Want to make a difference in how your company operates? Are you a change leader? Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a technology champion? Are you a self-starter and a forward thinker? If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii. Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow! **A day in your life as an IT Manager (EAM – Shared Systems)** Responsible for the administration of Information Technology business applications and systems. Also, assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. **We’ll give you these important responsibilities…** * Leads a group of professionals who assist business units in operational administration, planning, budgeting, forecasting, organizing, and executing business application management activities. Provides divisional/cost center budget submission, management, and accountability. * Develops, implements, and maintains portfolio of business applications and business application service levels (SLA’s) with relevant technology application Business Owner(s). Supports the identification and recommendation of appropriate solutions, upgrades, replacements, and/or decommissioning options, incorporating business and technology productivity, usability, and total cost of ownership. Establishes and supports operational metrics with external providers to evaluate service levels. * Leads discussions of pertinent business applications for functional and technical fit at appropriate intervals with Technology Application (Business) Owner(s). * Assures project and service requests are within agreed cost, schedule, and scope, demonstrating and communicating effective and appropriate prioritization. * Establishes and maintains effective vendor relationships to achieve timely incident resolution, problem management, and project outcomes, including appropriate escalations. * Provides leadership of staff, including resource optimization, supply and demand planning, performance management, team building, staff engagement and upskilling. * Contributes in leadership discussions to the definition and refinement of I.T. strategies and roadmaps and supports development and maintenance of departmental roadmaps. Conducts reviews of solution architectures. * Maintains compliance with relevant policies and regulations. Coordinates with external and internal regulators and alignment of processes/procedures to achieve risk, audit, and incident management targets. Reports and/or escalates any incidents or events in violation of compliance or which could adversely impact company’s integrity, operations, or reputation. * Provides timely response to external and internal audit requests for assistance. * Maintains awareness of cost impact of actions. * Collaborates effectively with supporting departments and teams. Contributes positively to team, department, and organizational morale and environment. * Demonstrates customer service focus by not only providing good service and considering the effect of all actions on internal and external customer service, but always looking for ways to improve service. ## Qualifications **…if you come to us with these qualifications…** * Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent STEM education or work experience * Requires minimum of 6 years of experience * Requires experience related to and responsibility for IT management, including Infrastructure and/or application management team responsibility for oversight, management and communication of complex technical programs * Banking/financial industry or related field, experience preferred. * Requires minimum 1 – 2 years of experience managing teams of application administrators and/or minimum of 1 – 2 years of effective project management experience * Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SharePoint) or similar software * Possess analytical skills, knowledgeable of systems architecture, awareness of new approaches and techniques in the data processing industry * Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems * Excellent oral and written communication, analytical and problem solving skills * Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability * Effective conflict management, negotiating and problem solving skills * Must be comfortable with ambiguity and time spent outside of comfort zone acquiring new skills * Able to be flexible in a fast paced dynamic environment with shifting roles and responsibilities * Must be technically creative and open-minded * Should have a high attention to detail with regard to accounting skills, be able to work without direct supervision and have an above average understanding of information technology topics * Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as needed or assigned * Must be able to provide own transportation or operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license and commute as necessary * The Shared Systems team is a Level 3 operation that focuses on planning, building, enhancing and supporting the business functionality of the applications for the Bank’s Accounting, Business Continuity, Controllers, Corporate Facilities, Corporate Security, Enterprise Vendor Risk Management and Sourcing, People Services and Treasury businesses * * *All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.* *Job Function:* Information Technology *Primary Location:* Hawaii-Oahu *Schedule:* Full-time *Job Posting:* Apr 13, 2019, 11:10:15 AM *Unposting Date:* Ongoing *Req ID:* 1900360
          TLFG: 15-22 April 2019      Comment   Translate Page      
Greetings one and all - welcome to the Easter weekend edition of TLFG.

With it being Easter I've extended this week's piece to include next Monday too so you can help plan what to watch.

As usual, there's an absolute banquet of games to dine on with over 90 between Friday and Monday (19-22 April) let alone the 29 earlier in the week!

Aside from the Premier League and EFL, there are loads of great non-league games to consider, many of which are derbies. There are also some county cup finals with my beloved Harrow Borough contesting the Middlesex Senior Cup Final against Brentford B at Griffin Park. Tickets are only £10 and with the fine old ground set for demolition in a year, this could be your only chance to see a game there so don't miss out.

A chance to see a game at Griffin Park for just £10
On Easter Monday we often get the chance to enjoy two or even three games thanks to the Combined Counties League putting on a load of matches in the morning but sadly this year that's not the case. However, there is a 1230pm kick-off in the groundshare derby between Lewisham Borough and Forest Hill Park which can probably be combined with the games at Dulwich Hamlet or Cray Valley PM later in the afternoon.

I'm afraid it's been another busy week and once again I've only been able to produce the match maps at this stage. I will try and add some more detail as the week progresses.

On a personal note, I made it to QPR on Saturday to see them demolish Swansea City 4-0 with a performance no-one saw coming. Hopefully we'll enjoy some more of the same against Blackburn on Friday.

We now also know who will contest the Women's FA Cup Final on Saturday 4 May at Wembley after Manchester City and West Ham United scraped through their very tight semi-finals. Tickets for this are only £15 for adults and free for kids and I'd highly recommend it.

Lastly from me, many thanks to James D and the other readers who have donated to TLFG's lung cancer fighting fund over the last week - you've taken the total way beyond the £150 mark. I really really appreciate it.

To recap, I recently received the news that my Dad has lung cancer. This condition also claimed the lives of my Mum and grandfather so with me powerless to do anything medically to help him, I've decided to ask for all donations to this blog to go to the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation which you can contribute to through the fundraising page I've set up. 

As always - enjoy your football and have a great week.


THE WEEK AHEAD
The highlights of the next few days include action in the Premier League, EFL and loads of games in our local non-league competitions too.

As always, please make sure you check with clubs before you travel just in case a game has been called off or the venue or kick-off time has changed - this is highly possible for some of the lower non-league clubs. Also, please let me know if anything is wrong or missing.

Details on all of this week's games can be found on the following match maps. If you've never used them before, please note that when there is more than one match at a specific ground you'll only be able to see individual match pins if you zoom right in. If you don't, the pins obscure each other and you might miss them. To avoid this, you can also scroll down the list of games on the drop down menu at the top of the map page to make sure you get all the information. Games are listed from top to bottom in date order so Monday's games (yellow pin) will appear first and Sunday's (orange pin) last. Games are also ranked in terms of status so the higher the division, the higher up the list they will appear on each day.
Also if you're unfamiliar with the English league structure I indicate the level at which an individual league sits in the national 'pyramid' with the Premier League at the top (Level 1) and various minor leagues at the bottom (Level 10). Typically a top level game will see crowds of anywhere between 20,000-60,000. These figures will gradually decline as you go down the leagues until you get to Levels 8-10 where attendances of 150 or less are most common.

It should also be noted that the top four levels are for fully professional teams. Level 5 has a mixture of professional and semi-professional teams, while Levels 6-10 will see most players paid but it will vary from no more than travel expenses at the bottom, right up to several hundred pounds a week at the top.

MIDWEEK MATCH MAP
Monday fixtures - yellow pin
Tuesday fixtures - green pin
Wednesday fixtures - magenta pin
Thursday fixtures - purple pin



WEEKEND MATCH MAP
Good Friday fixtures - black pin
Easter Saturday fixtures - blue pin
Easter Sunday fixtures - orange pin
Easter Monday fixtures - yellow pin




GET INVOLVED
If you're going to see a game, whether you're a local or a visitor, please let me know what you've been up to. If you're interested in reviewing a ground in the London area for this blog then get in touch. I also very much welcome photos of your football travels.

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          Syrian Arab Republic: Finance Associate G6 Homs      Comment   Translate Page      
Organization: World Food Programme
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 28 Apr 2019

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

From 14 April 2019 till 28 April 2019

TYPE OF CONTRACT/DURATION

Type of contract : Fixed Term contract

Duration : one year

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ), and report to the Head of Unit, Chief, or Finance Officer.
At this level job holders are expected to demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis. Job holders are expected to manage resources and coach and coordinate a team of support staff, or specific support service(s).

JOB PURPOSE

To coordinate and provide finance, budget and administration support services involving the recording and interpretation of financial and budgetary information to ensure the efficient functioning of the support services and inform decision-making.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Provide the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.

  2. Support the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures, and assist in setup and implementation of proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls.

  3. Monitor the daily cash position in order to optimize the use of surplus cash and maximize returns on investment through the liquidity portfolio.

  4. Monitor the centralised registry system in order to process all payments to internal staff and invoices to external suppliers in a timely manner and in accordance with WFP standards.

  5. Contribute to the preparation, implementation and monitoring of budgets, monitor expenditure and budget forecasts, to ensure that relevant future funding requirements are met.

  6. Co-ordinate with other teams in order to ensure that all financial and administrative services are being performed efficiently and in line with the needs of the wider team.

  7. Monitor account balances and process financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner, to avoid the occurrence of an overdraft.

  8. Monitor and analyse general ledger accounts in order to initiate and achieve corrective actions.

  9. Compile data from the WFP database and systems in order to assist in generating and analysing financial reports on a monthly basis.

  10. Allocate tasks to other support staff, provide guidance and on-the-job training in management of financial resources (e.g. managing the petty cash/sub-imprest account, review and analyse vendor and balance sheet accounts, etc.), to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.

  11. Remain on stand-by and follow standard emergency preparedness practices in order to meet immediate emergency requirements for further service on the job and in the field.

  12. Answer a range of queries related to the provision of administrative services in order to support the resolution of daily issues.

  13. Coordinate the activities of a team of staff working in the area, to ensure individual and team objectives are met in compliance with all relevant regulations, policies, and procedures, and performance plan.

  14. Provide training and guidance to staff in interpretation of administrative procedures, policies, processes, and use of corporate systems to ensure consistency and efficiency of services provided to all clients.

  15. Any other related task as required.

4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Purpose

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Coaches team in the most effective ways to communicate WFP’s Strategic Objectives to WFP team and partners in the field.
  • Be a force for positive change: Implements new methods or tools to improve team’s work processes and productivity.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Maps team’s activities and tasks to specific successes in beneficiary communities to showcase positive impact.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Explains to teammates how each unit contributes to the overall WFP mission.

People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Identifies skill development opportunities such as training modules or on-the-job experiences for self, colleagues and direct reports.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Facilitates team building activities to build rapport in own unit.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Facilitates the pairing of junior colleagues with coaches within own team.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Proactively anticipates potential challenges and develops mitigation plans to ensure that team meets goals and targets.

Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Identifies opportunities to be creative in own work and to help team be more innovative and accurate in their respective tasks and areas of work.
  • Focus on getting results: Monitors team’s deliverables and provides feedback to ensure outcomes are delivered consistently and accurately.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Provides accurate guidance to team on expected responsibilities and tasks, whilst also upholding own commitment to the team.
  • Be Decisive: Sets an example and provides guidance to junior team members on when to escalate issues when faced with challenging issues in the workplace or in the field.

Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Arabic

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

  • At least five years of progressively responsible work experience with organizations /companies including at least three years in the field of finance, accounting, budget, audit and administrative department, or other related fields.
  • Has experience assessing financial health and stability of C&V projects and other programming initiatives to verify compliance with in-country local laws.
  • Has experience working with auditors and other third-party vendors.
  • Has solid administrative experience with understanding of administrative operating standards

How to apply:

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Please upload your professional CV in English in PDF format making sure to include the following in terms of “Experience”:
    • Company/Organization name and scope of work of the organization
    • Exact Position Title
    • Contract type: part-time, full-time, volunteer, consultant, or freelancer
    • Start and End date of Employment for each position: From (dd/mm/yyyy) to (dd/mm/yyyy)
    • Responsibilities: To mention the main responsibilities that highlight your gained skills and experience
  • A proof of your experience will be required in the final stage of recruitment.
  • Only short-listed candidates, who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised position, shall be contacted.
  • Candidates must get an auto confirmation email once application is submitted.

HOW TO APPLY

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          DIRE: Tomb of the Fallen      Comment   Translate Page      
DIRE: Tomb of the FallenPublisher: Roan Studio

A desperate ghost, a plea for help, and a forgotten crypt filled with peril and plunder. This is a tale of past conflicts, where blood magic has left a foul and dire aftermath, and time is of the essence. 

A system neutral fantasy adventure for medium level play (3-5). Maps and illustrations help guide you through rugged wilderness to re-discover a tomb lost to all but its denizens - creatures enslaved by an unholy item or awakened by its looming threat.


Price: $3.00
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Heroic Maps - Ships: Lord MermingtonPublisher: Heroic Maps

Lord Mermington


Named after a famous (although rather corrupt) noble, the sloop Lord Mermington patrols the waters near the Royal Docks, providing an armed deterrent against raiders.

 
A printable rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. Each deck occupies approximately 15x6 squares.

Contents: A sloop-style sailing ship. The top deck features a wheel, hatches, six ballistae, a catapult a windlass and other nautical details,The lower deck includes the captain's quarters, stores, crew areas and hammocks.

Download includes:
Grid & Gridless, Sea Background & Plain White
300dpi A4 pdf spread across multiple pages for easy printing.
300dpi full jpeg versions for VTT or poster printing 
72dpi (140px) VTT ready files 

 
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Oh no! We're being boarded!

Price: $3.90
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Heroic Maps - Ships: Boarding ActionPublisher: Heroic Maps

Boarding Action!


When the Lord Mermington sighted the Danse Macabre, both crews knew the only resolution to the 8 week chase would be a bloody boarding action!

 
A printable 30x30 rpg battlemap compatible with any RPG/Dungeon-Crawl or skirmish game. Use as a standalone gameboard, or combine with any same-scale tileset. 

Contents: A 30x30 map depicting a boarding action between two Sloop-style sailing ships, the Danse Macabre and the Lord Mermington. Both ships are armed with ballistae, but have closed for close combat. The Lord Mermington is beginning to burn, whilst the Danse Macabre takes on water. Both ships show signs of damage and combat. Both ships also include interior deck overlays, with damage effects.

Download includes:
Grid & Gridless
300dpi A4 pdf spread across multiple pages for easy printing.
300dpi full jpeg versions for VTT or poster printing 
72dpi (140px) VTT ready files 

 
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Want to sail these ships before they get into combat? 
Price: $5.50
          Map Pack 1      Comment   Translate Page      
Map Pack 1Publisher: 8radgames

Set of two maps "The Village" & "The Woods". 

Turn miniature skirmish games like "Rangers of Shadow Deep" or "Age of Sigmar" into pen and paper games using a few sheets of A4.

No miniatures, terrain or gaming table, no problem. Printout these maps with each square representing 2" of conventional 28mm miniature board area. 

Then either use simple tokens of your own making or draw the character positions straight to the map.  

Price: $0.00
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