Mane Liverpool are not a team of chokers

first_imgSadio Mane is certain that this will be the season where Liverpool end their 29-year wait for a league title and added they will not slip upThe last time Liverpool won England’s top-flight crown came in 1990 with legends John Barnes, Ian Rush and Kenny Dalglish leading the charge.Since then, the Reds supporters have been forced to endure nearly three decades of misery with Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Leicester City each claiming the league crown.Although Liverpool did come agonisingly close to ending that wait in the 2013/14 campaign, where Brendon Rodgers’ side came within just two points of winners City after losing to Chelsea and drawing at Crystal Palace across their final three games.But Mane is confident history will not repeat itself at Anfield with Liverpool currently leading City by four points in the standings after 22 games.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“This is not a team of chokers. I am sure we will be champions of England,” said Mane, according to FourFourTwo.“When I wake up, I don’t go to the training ground thinking we will not win. We are determined to show we are the best team in the league.“It is not easy to hear people accuse the team of being chokers, but we have to ignore it and focus on what is in front of us.“Liverpool had the chance to win it a few years ago and did not do it but I prefer to think it helped to bring us where we are now. This is not a team of chokers. I am sure we will win the league.”The Senegalese striker will be looking to add to his tally of eight goals in Liverpool’s next Premier League game at home to Palace on Saturday.last_img read more

Hertfordshire County Council introduces health screening

first_imgEXCLUSIVE: Hertfordshire County Council has introduced salary sacrifice health screening for its 8,500 employees.The scheme was launched in June 2015 and is available through the council’s current reward package, Herts Rewards.Offered as a voluntary employee benefit through Bluecrest Wellness, the health screening will enable employees to access a range of screening options that are not currently available on the NHS, including cancer screening.Employees that opt for the service will receive a personal health report and a follow-up procedure should further treatment or diagnosis be required.Rachel Wiles, HR officer, pay and reward at Hertfordshire County Council, said: “This is the first time we have offered health screening as part of our current reward package and we are confident this new offer will support our ongoing promotion and support of wellbeing across our diverse workforce.“It is important for the council that we can enable staff to tailor their benefits programme to suit their needs and lifestyle, and by offering health screening in this way we can ensure that employees who wish to access health screening, can do.”last_img read more

Patreon Were changing our fees and services Please dont freak out

first_img Tags 1 Now playing: Watch this: Internet Services Digital Media For current creators, Patreon’s intention is to maintain the grandfathered rates for as long as this service structure exists. A new Premium tier will introduce a higher fee than Patreon has exacted before: an 9 percent charge for existing creators and a 12 percent rate for anyone who signs up after May, with a $300 minimum fee monthly. This is a new a high-touch level of service that is designed for people who earn $5,000 a month on Patreon. Patreon is also standardizing its payment processing fee, which was the source of a backlash in 2017. Essentially, the new fees are designed so that creators with really low-priced memberships don’t see as much of that money get siphoned off to cover things like credit-card processing. Right now, Patreon users give up a slice of their sales to cover credit-card process and other costs, but the rate that is charged varies. Under the new scheme, any subscriptions priced at $3 or below will have a 5% plus 10 cent fee — so if a fan signs up for $1 membership, each month the creator hands over 15 cents of it to cover payment processing. Any memberships that are price above $3 will be charged 2.9 percent plus 30 cents.”At the end of the day, I’m not ashamed of the fact that Patreon will be a better business because of these moves,” Jenkins said. “It means Patreon will be around for a while.”Originally published at 9 a.m. PT.Updated at 9:49 a.m. PT: with more details and quotes.  Commentcenter_img For a company making transformative changes to services and fees, Patreon’s main message to its current creators seems counterintuitive: Almost nothing is changing for you.Tuesday, membership site Patreon announced a major revamping of the services it offers creators who use its platform to build their own subscription membership businesses — as well as the commissions it takes from every sale. But people who already use Patreon will pay the same 5 percent cut they always have, with options for more perks, as the company grandfathers in existing users. Founded by a YouTuber, Patreon feeds off a internet-fandom trend, where people open their wallets for their favorite creators in return for a diversity of rewards. Patreon has 3 million fan “patrons” supporting more than 100,000 creators, and the company expects this year to surpass $1 billion total paid out to creators. The latest changes, in theory, are supposed to make it easier for that podcaster or artist you love to build a business, while putting Patreon on track to make more money itself. Patreon said it has done all it can to ensure it’s being fair, but it expects some people to be unhappy. “There’s always somebody who has an allergic reaction to anything that changes the prices. Some of it is this natural tension between art and capitalism,” Wyatt Jenkins, Patreon’s senior vice president of product, said in an interview last week. “My aspiration is that a creator can…see that there is a path for them from ‘Hey, I have some fans’ to ‘Hey, I have a business’ to ‘Hey, I have a company.'” Patreon Patreon is introducing three levels of service for creators, after operating with only one — a single one-size-fits-all model — for years. Its coming Lite and Pro tiers will continue all the features creators already have on Patreon (plus a few more in the case of Pro), and current creators will be charged the same 5 percent cut from their monthly sales, which is the current standard. In two months, anyone who opens a new Patreon account and wants the more robust tier will be charged an 8 percent fee. New Patreon creators will also have the option of a bare-bones service with the entry-level 5-percent fee with Lite. (Upshot: If you’ve been meaning to open a Patreon account, now would be the time to do it if you want to lock in the 5 percent fee rate for the more robust level of service.) Apple will finally reveal its $1 billion-budget TV service Share your voice 3:09last_img read more

World leaders urge restraint as India Pakistan trade fire

first_imgAn India`s Border Security Force (BSF) soldier keeps vigil during patrol along the fenced border with Pakistan in Ranbir Singh Pura sector near Jammu on 26 February 2019. Reuters File PhotoIndia and Pakistan both said they shot down each other’s fighter jets on Wednesday, with Pakistan capturing an Indian pilot a day after Indian warplanes struck inside Pakistan for the first time since a 1971 war, prompting world powers to urge restraint.Both countries have ordered air strikes over the last two days, the first time in history that two nuclear-armed powers have done so, while ground forces have exchanged fire in more than a dozen locations.Tensions have been running high since at least 40 Indian paramilitary police died in a 14 February suicide car bombing by Pakistan-based militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir, but the risk of conflict rose dramatically on Tuesday when India launched an air strike on what it said was a militant training base.A senior Indian government source said 300 militants were killed in Tuesday’s strike. Pakistan says no one died.The White House condemned the intensifying conflict and urged “both sides to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation.””The potential risks associated with further military action by either side are unacceptably high for both countries, their neighbours and the international community,” a National Security Council official said on condition of anonymity.The Pentagon added to US pressure for restraint by the foes, issuing a statement that said Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan is focused “on de-escalating tensions and urging both of the nations to avoid further military action.”Pakistan’s envoy to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan, said Islamabad would like to see the Trump administration play a more active role in easing the crisis.”We would certainly like to have more, and would certainly like to see more active involvement of the United States,” he told reporters.At the same time, he said the lack of US condemnation of India’s strike on Pakistan is “construed and understood as an endorsement of the Indian position, and that is what emboldened them even more.”Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan called for talks with India and hoped both sides could de-escalate.”History tells us that wars are full of miscalculation. My question is that, given the weapons we have, can we afford miscalculation,” Khan said during a brief televised broadcast to the nation. “We should sit down and talk.”The Pakistan government’s official Twitter account released a video of a man it claimed was an Indian pilot who had been shot down.The man, whom Pakistan has named as wing commander Abhi Nandan and whose face was bloodied and blindfolded, gives his name and service number before telling a man questioning him: “I’m sorry sir, that’s all I’m supposed to tell you.”India’s foreign ministry demanded the pilot’s immediate release and said his treatment was a “vulgar display of an injured personnel of the Indian Air Force in violation of all norms of international humanitarian law and the Geneva Convention.” India has not yet named the pilot.In a second video circulating on social media, a screenshot of which was shared by the same Pakistan government account, the pilot was seen sipping tea while praising his treatment by the Pakistani military.Reuters could not independently verify the second video’s authenticity.Political PressurePakistan and India have fought three wars since independence from British colonial rule in 1947, two over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, and went to the brink of a fourth in 2002 after a Pakistani militant attack on India’s parliament.Pakistani supporters of Sunni Tehreek (ST) gather as they celebrate the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) for shooting down Indian fighter jets, during a rally in Karachi on 27 February 2019. Photo: AFPThe latest escalation marks a sudden deterioration in relations between the two countries, both of which claim Kashmir in full, but only rule in part.As recently as November, Pakistan’s Khan spoke of “mending ties” with India.The conflict also comes at a critical time for Indian prime minster Narendra Modi, who faces a general election in a matter of months.Modi’s decision to order air strikes could benefit him politically, according to analysts and pollsters, but he was accused on Wednesday by opposition parties of capitalising on conflict.Congress leader Rahul Gandhi criticised the “blatant politicisation of the sacrifices made by our armed forces,” in a joint statement by 21 opposition parties, the first time they have broken ranks with the government over the issue.US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke separately with the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan and urged them to avoid “further military activity” following Tuesday’s air strike.”I expressed to both ministers that we encourage India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, and avoid escalation at any cost,” Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday.”I also encouraged both ministers to prioritise direct communication and avoid further military activity,” he said.China and the European Union have also called for restraint.China’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, spoke by telephone with Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and expressed “deep concern” over the escalation in tensions, China’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.Aerial BattleMany of the facts in the latest series of engagements are disputed by the two sides.Major general Asif Ghafoor, spokesman for the Pakistan armed forces, said two Indian jets had been shot down after they entered Pakistani airspace while responding to a Pakistani aerial mission on targets in Indian-controlled Kashmir.One of the jets crashed on the Indian-controlled side of the de facto border in Kashmir, known as the Line of Control, and the other on the Pakistani side.Ghafoor said the Pakistani aircraft had carried out the strikes in response to India’s air strike the day before but had taken deliberate action to ensure no casualties were caused.The Pakistani jets had locked on to six targets, in a demonstration of their capacity to hit strategic installations, but deliberately fired into open spaces where there would be no casualties.Indian passengers listen to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel after their flight were cancelled due to tension between India and Pakistan at the Amritsar airport on the outskirts of Amritsar on 27 February 2019. Photo: AFP”This was not a retaliation in true sense, but to tell Pakistan has capability, we can do it, but we want to be responsible, we don’t want an escalation, we don’t want a war,” Ghafoor told a news conference.One of the aircraft fell on India’s side of Kashmir, while the second came down in Pakistani-held territory with two pilots captured, he added.Raveesh Kumar, a spokesman for India’s foreign ministry, gave a different account, telling a news briefing that the Pakistan air strikes on military targets had been “foiled.”India shot down one Pakistani plane that landed in Pakistani territory, Kumar said, adding that it had lost one of its own planes, not two, with the pilot “missing in action.””Pakistan has claimed that he is in their custody. We are ascertaining the facts,” Kumar said.Pakistan denies it lost a plane in the encounter.At the Pakistani briefing, Ghafoor produced photographs of weapons and identity documents he said were carried by Indian pilots.Pakistan initially said that two Indian pilots had been captured, before clarifying it only had one in its custody.The Indian air force has ordered Kashmir’s main airport in Srinagar along with at least three others in neighbouring states to close, an official said.Pakistan shut its airspace, with commercial flights in the country cancelled.Flights from the Middle East and India were also affected. Air Canada said on Wednesday it has temporarily suspended service to India, following a decision by the Pakistani government to close its airspace.In a separate incident, police officials in Indian-occupied Kashmir said that four passengers and a civilian had died after an Indian aircraft crashed in Kashmir. A partial tail number from the craft seen by a Reuters witness showed it to be an Mi17 military helicopter. The cause of the crash was unknown.Ground FireThe aerial engagement followed overnight artillery fire by both sides. Pakistan used heavy-calibre weapons along the Line of Control, a spokesman for the Indian defence forces said on Wednesday.”The Indian Army retaliated for effect and our focused fire resulted in severe destruction to five posts and a number of casualties,” the spokesman said.Five Indian soldiers suffered minor wounds in the shelling that ended on Wednesday morning, he added.Officials on the Pakistani side said at least four people had been killed and seven wounded, including civilians, with thousands evacuated and schools closed in border areas.Indian security forces killed two Jaish militants in a gun battle on Wednesday, police said.last_img

Cadillac testing Super Cruise feature for future cars

first_imgGM readily admits it still hasn’t perfected the technology. A spokesman for the company told reporters that the car will alert the driver if conditions become such that the car can no longer drive itself. That would mean snow, heavy rain, or perhaps even high wind. What’s not clear is how well such a vehicle would respond to such situations as a sudden turn that requires reducing speed beforehand, especially if it occurs just after climbing a hill, making it impossible for sensors to see it coming. In such an instance, the technology would almost certainly have to be able to read a road sign offering a warning, and GM has thus far at least, kept mum on the subject.This announcement from GM comes after news regarding the achievements of other car makers has dominated the headlines, most notably Google, which has been running several self driving cars for a few years. BMW has also made a splash with its own “highly automated” systems to help the driver avoid accidents by taking more control away from the error prone human component.Other car makers are working on their own versions of automated driving features as well, which leads to inevitable questions about if and when humans will relinquish control over their vehicles entirely, a notion that many in the auto industry see as the inevitable result of investments in such technology. Cars that drive people around, rather than vice-versa, would, according to most researchers, be far safer than those driven by people, with far fewer accidents, lower insurance rates and less time wasted by drivers who are forced to focus on the road rather than other more productive pursuits. Citation: Cadillac testing ‘Super Cruise’ feature for future cars (2012, April 23) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2012-04-cadillac-super-cruise-feature-future.html Buyers this year can already get most of what Cadillac is proposing for the future; brake assist, a blind spot alert, automatic rear braking, collision alerts, etc. What’s new will be adding technology that is able to keep the vehicle centered in the lane all by itself. When adding that to what is already offered, GM will be giving motorists the opportunity to buy a car that essentially drives itself, at least under certain conditions. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Volkswagen demonstrates “Temporary Auto Pilot” (w/ Video)center_img Explore further (Phys.org) — Cadillac is reportedly joining the crowd working on features that it says should reduce car accidents by allowing the car to drive itself under optimal conditions, relieving the driver from fatigue, making road trips safer for the driver and passengers. Currently, Cadillac is already offering features that intercede on the driver’s behalf should the vehicle “sense” a dangerous situation. The new technology, which GM says likely will make it into showrooms by the middle of the decade, should make cars even safer by removing the hazard caused by human fatigue. © 2012 Phys.Orglast_img read more

Coffee House adda no more

first_imgCoffee House er shei adda ta aaj ar nei, aaj ar neiKothae hariye gelo shonali bikel gulo shei, aaj ar nei(The lively chats at Coffee House have faded away,Where did we lose the golden, vibrant evenings; they too have disappeared)The famous ‘Coffee House’ classic sung long ago by prominent Bengali singer Manna Dey that is dedicated to the ‘adda’ culture at the coffee house truly justifies the present atmosphere of Kolkata’s heritage house – the Indian Coffee House.Today, Coffee House, which is almost at the twilight of its vibrancy, weeps for the bygone era and the great minds. While some of them are now resting in peace, others are experiencing the travails of growing older with the passage of time. The vintage house – where every wall, brick and every corner echoed the charismatic words of Amartya Sen, Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray eons ago and saw the magical guitar strummed by D’Souza, today comprises only their imprints.A visit to the present day Coffee House would probably offer you a glimpse of a mere heterogeneous population of common men and CCTV cameras keeping every customer ‘under surveillance’. This gesture has irked Kolkata’s civil society who has thereafter staged protests in front of the heritage Coffee House.According to many customers, such a move, instead of making any sense, made them feel different and uncomfortable. The plan has been initiated for security reasons. However, many questioned the threat to the Coffee House. The iconic Coffee House – which witnessed the who’s who like Nikhilesh, journalists like Moidul, poets like Amol, and various other politicians, converging and detaching themselves entirely from the world – has now been installed with CCTV cameras to keep an eye on you.Heated discourses, unorganised yet spirited prolonged musical evenings, the origin of ideas by the aspiring figures and the ‘very bong connection’ with coffee house, all attributed to giving a new soul to the heritage building.Moreover, the intellectual hub rose as the house of an almost national repute with regular visits of scholars, editors and writers like Ritwik Ghatak, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Narayan Gangopadhyay, Shakti Chattopadhyay, Samaresh Majumdar, Subhash Mukhopadhyay, who were some of the then noted patrons of Bengal.Reminiscing his days of the Coffee House, Arya Bandyopadhyay, a photographer by profession says, “I would visit Coffee House every Saturday with my friends during my college days. With moments full of fun and humour, we would engage ourselves in long-hours of informal discussions on fascism, existentialism, communism, Dadaism, surrealism without a single worry in the world. Works of Kafka, Satre, Friedrich Nietzsche, Kamu, Picasso, Dali, Bunuel, etc. were also part of our discussions. Now, Saturdays pass by, but we do not get to see the brighter part of the weekend at the heritage building. All my friends are settled now and are busy with their personal and professional lives. Also, Coffee House has witnessed so many changes. Wooden chairs have been replaced by plastic chairs, our favourite waiters are no longer a part of the organisation, chowmein and fish finger have been added to the menu. Even the walls have been decorated with paintings and portraits of Rabindranath Tagore. Also and for obvious reasons, the prices of each food item has increased. Today, when I visit the house, I can smell the nostalgia – I could feel the laughter thriving all around. However, it feels good to learn that the younger generation, who has replaced our generation today, is involved in the hourly chats. Although, not so ‘hourly’ as ours… (Smiles)”Standing firm and still even today, taking forward Bengal’s pride, Coffee House, formerly Albert Hall was found during the period of the British Raj in 1876. Kolkata’s very own Coffee House at Central Kolkata’s College Street was the heart of intellectual conversations among the intelligentsia including poets, authors, writers, artists, literati and many others belonging to the arts and culture fraternity. Eminent personalities like Satyajit Ray, Amartya Sen, Mrinal Sen, Aparna Sen and the like have all had some brainstorming discussions at least once at this very place.Recounting the golden ‘coffee house tales’, Subhra Chakraborty, a resident of Jadavpur in Kolkata says, “Times spent at the house with my college friends clubbed with hourly chats were superlative. My favourites were pakoda and mutton kobiraji. Today, the definition of Coffee House adda has slightly changed. Now, the mobile culture has dug in its roots in a big way. Technology seems more important than the lively conversations as people visiting coffee house look more interested in selfies, whatsapp, facebook, twitter, instagram, etc. The ambience now exudes an artificial look”.A secretary of Indian Coffee House Co-Operative Society also shared the same views, “The place used to have a different glamour – an all new different flavour of its own solely because of the big names. Today, the crowd has entirely changed. Coffee House does not get a glimpse of such noble personalities anymore. Long-hour informal ‘adda’ was the routine task during their time. They have now been replaced by different types of people including foreigners. Now, it is almost in the downturn of its existence, which might have given shape to an artificial scenario to the house to some extent. However, allowing that would create more congestion at the restaurant,” With the passage of time, Coffee House will make its transition. However, the heritage building symbolises the eternal pride of the city of joy. Echoing names of the notable figures is something that Coffee House will certainly take forward. Kolkata’s love for its Coffee House can never fizzle out – just like its true love for Durga Puja.last_img read more

Expanding the Local Talent Supply Requires Competitors to Collaborate

first_imgFebruary 15, 2019 Free Workshop | August 28: Get Better Engagement and Build Trust With Customers Now Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. 4 min read Enroll Now for Free I went to school in Ithaca, a beautiful city in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York with top-notch universities, but little other infrastructure to attract and grow a highly skilled workforce. After college, most of the top students in my class did what many top students from around the country do: They went to New York City to get a job. But what if more of us were tempted to stay because well-regarded companies decided to put down roots and connect with the community and the universities? There is no doubt that the complexion of upstate New York would begin to change.Related: Cities and States That Will Pay You to Move ThereThis same scenario plays out in cities across the country. Cities want the “big tech company” regardless of whether their local ecosystem is prepared; big companies want the best talent and don’t want to look too far to find it; and workers are eager to upskill, but many don’t want to have to uproot to large coastal cities to get a job. The result of this misalignment? Job openings outnumbered unemployed Americans by more than one million last year, with many employers citing difficulty in finding highly skilled talent.So how do we overcome the finger pointing and start to chip away at these entrenched issues? Sometimes the most effective answers are the simplest. In this case, we must encourage stakeholders in city government, the c-suite and educators at the university level to find common ground and work together. In fact, there are flickers of what I like to call competitive collaboration — where each stakeholder is both competing to win and collaborating with partners in order to maximize impact — emerging all over the country, providing a potential model for regions beyond New York and its cohort.In many communities, the university provides grounding — with the goal of attracting students at its core, it is naturally invested in the success of a city. Today, that local community outreach isn’t enough. The increasing demand for highly skilled tech talent has prompted the most progressive institutions to create curriculums that meet the needs of local workers who are eager to upskill.Related: 10 Secrets to Finding a Job You LoveIn Charlotte, the University of North Carolina’s Coding Boot Camp forged a relationship with the Bank of America, hiring 22 graduates in the past two years. Likewise, leaders at the University of Maryland are working closely with local governments to create a zone called the Discovery District that will include research firms and start-ups. And beyond just these examples, I’ve observed more and more schools prioritizing support systems to help students well beyond graduation.Cities are also recognizing that they can’t go it alone if they want to improve quality of life to attract and retain residents. Another Maryland example, this time Baltimore — a city that has long been looking to jumpstart its economy — has created grassroots STEM programs and AI centers to create a skilled labor force that matches the economic needs of its community. And on a macro level, just last week, the National League of Cities announced $100 million in local partnerships — more than 50 cities, ranging from rural townships and college towns, to major metros, as well as over 200 local partners, are announcing programs that will support young businesses and foster STEM education and workforce training.  Baltimore is hoping that these efforts to upskill its workforce will attract companies to the area. But it’s already happening elsewhere. If we look to Chicago, we can see that Boeing is creating its own pipeline of talent by offering a host of internships and programs geared towards STEM students based in the city’s metro area. And in Austin, Dell remains one of the region’s largest employers and among the prominent destinations for computer science students and developers, employing more than 13,000 people from the greater Austin area.Related: Why You’ll Have a Better Shot at Joining the C-Suite in 2019In order to foster a true ecosystem of innovation in communities across the country, this concept of competitive collaboration needs to take hold, with each stakeholder working to continuously evolve and match the pace of innovation. It will result in improved bottom lines for employers, renewed credibility for universities, and a better quality of life for the communities touched. I believe that the future of building strong innovation economies across the entire country depends on it. This hands-on workshop will give you the tools to authentically connect with an increasingly skeptical online audience.last_img read more

Google to face worldwide protests on November 27 over censored search

first_imgIn need of a house cleaning.Image:  Smith Collection / Gado / getty By Jack Morse2018-11-27 01:50:10 UTC Google might just have to get used to protests.Weeks after Google employees around the globe walked out of offices in protest of the company’s handling of claims of sexual misconduct, the Mountain View-based search giant is about to face yet another worldwide protest. This time, however, Amnesty International is coming for it. The planned demonstrations aim to highlight Google’s efforts, codenamed Dragonfly, to build a censored Chinese search engine. It’s all set to go down on Nov. 27, reports The Intercept, and Amnesty International is not playing around. The NGO launched a petition calling on Google to cease its Dragonfly project, and a scathing satirical Google recruiting video.What’s more, the petition makes it clear that this is about more than just the censored search engine specifically, and China in general. “If Google is willing to trade human rights for profit in China, could they do the same in other countries,” asks the petition. “Stand in solidarity with the staff members at Google who have protested the project and tell CEO Sundar Pichai to #DropDragonfly before it can be launched.”The video, a mock Dragonfly recruitment ad, is a bit more blunt. “To apply,” explains a fake Google employee, “you’ll need great coding skills, five years experience, and have absolutely no morals and be happy giving up people’s personal data.”[embedded content]The Intercept notes that demonstrations will take place at Google offices located in the U.S., the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, and Spain.Google CEO Sundar Pichai has publicly bragged about the censored search engine, telling those at the Wired 25 Summit that “[it] turns out we’ll be able to serve well over 99 percent of the queries.” He further noted that “[there] are many, many areas where we would provide information better than what’s available.”Google has faced internal pushback against the Dragonfly project, with the New York Times reporting in August that hundreds of employees had signed an internal letter “demanding more transparency to understand the ethical consequences of their work.”Tuesday’s protests appear to be another such call for transparency. Time will tell if Google listens.last_img read more

Tourism Resilience Crisis Management Centre coming to Caribbean

first_imgTags: Jamaica, TRCM, WTTC Share << Previous PostNext Post >> Posted by KINGSTON — The Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management, a first-of-its-kind resource in the Caribbean, will be operational by September 2018 with an official launch planned for January 2019, says Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.Based at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, the Centre’s will carry out policy-relevant research and analysis on destination preparedness, management and recovery from disruptions or crises that impact tourism and threaten economies and livelihoods globally. The January 2019 launch coincides with the Caribbean Travel Marketplace, taking place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre Jan. 29 – 31. “In today’s world, tourism has become an important, if not vital, contributor to peace-building, the sharing of cultures, and creating opportunities for mutual understanding,” said Min. Bartlett. “To guard Jamaica and our partners throughout the Caribbean from extreme weather events, natural disasters and political turmoil, The Global Centre for Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management will ensure that we can continue to benefit from the economic, social, cultural, and historic value that tourism has to offer.”A 2017 report issued by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) reported that, while tourism remains strong globally, travellers are increasingly concerned about safety in the face of unrest and terror conflicts, public health crises, climate change and natural disasters, and cybercrime and cyber-security.By convening domestic and international policymakers and practitioners at all levels of government, the private and non-profit sectors and academia, The Centre will develop strategies to address and confront current and future threats, says Bartlett.The Centre also will include a Sustainable Tourism Observatory, which will assist with preparedness, management and recovery from disruptions. Like the European Union Tourism Observatory, the Jamaica Centre’s observatory will support policymakers and businesses develop better strategies to support a more competitive global tourism sector.The Centre has already taken proactive steps to strengthen disaster preparedness in Jamaica. Six satellite phones were procured for destination managers from the resort locations of Negril, Montego Bay, Kingston, Ocho Rios, Falmouth, Portland and St. Thomas. The goal is to help improve communications between the Ministry and its agencies, the tourism emergency operations centres, National Emergency Operations Centre, resort areas, and wider tourism partners and stakeholders.center_img Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Travelweek Group Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre coming to Caribbeanlast_img read more

Top Tourism Award winners

first_imgRottnest Island Visitor Centre has been honoured with the 2012 GWN7 Top Tourism Award, recognising the contributions made to tourism and the local community.Tourism Minister Kim Hames was supportive of the awards, which were co-ordinated by the Visitor Centre Association of Western Australia. “As the winner of the Top Tourism Award, Rottnest Island will receive a AU$25,000 advertising package from GWN7 to help with their marketing,” Dr Hames said.“I would also like to congratulate all the finalists and winners, and thank them for their contributions to making the State’s tourism industry truly extraordinary.” Denmark, Western Australia was awarded the Top Tourism Award for a town with a population under 5,000. Listed winners in the West Australian regional newspaper special category awards;Heritage Award – Fremantle Cultural Award – Christmas Island Website Development Award and Management/Staff Training Award – Busselton Community Relations Award – Esperance Environment Award – Denmark Special Events Award – KununurraYvonne Bradfield from Armadale Visitor Centre won the 2012 West Australian Golden i Award, while Dunsborough took out the Vanguard Press Judges Award, and Margaret River won the RAC Travel Services Business Planning and Marketing Award. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.Tlast_img read more

Go back to the enewsletter Scenic Diamond Bord

first_imgGo back to the e-newsletter >Scenic Diamond, BordeauxScenic’s inaugural Bordeaux river cruising season commenced on 5 August with Scenic Diamond relocating from the Rhine, Main, Danube to begin sailing Bordeaux’s three waterways.Scenic Diamond is operating a new itinerary for 2015 named the 11 Day Beautiful Bordeaux river cruise. With no overnight sailing, the leisurely 10 night cruise docks in Cadillac, Libourne, Blaye, Pauillac and Bordeaux where guests have plenty of time to soak up the charm of these riverside hamlets. Highlights of this cruise include famous wineries, stunning Gothic architecture and breathtaking landscapes.Tiffany Watters, Journey Designer Europe, commented: “Scenic Diamond has already gained a lot of attention from both locals and visitors to the region during her first sailing. We are sure she’ll go on to become an integral part of Bordeaux waterways landscape.”Scenic has tripled its capacity in France this year and now offers three itineraries showcasing the Seine, the south of France and Bordeaux. Scenic Space-Ships are the only rivers cruisers in France with full size private outdoor balcony suites.Go back to the e-newsletter >last_img read more

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