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OutDaTrap
Charlie Sifford 2022 Centennial Celebration - Russ Crockett EP 6

OutDaTrap

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 32:03


Charlie Sifford was the first black to play on the PGA tour in 1961. I had the pleasure of speaking with Russ Crockett, a close friend of Mr. Sifford for 20 years and part of the group putting on the "2022 Charlie Sifford Centennial Celebration". Russ breaks down all of the details about the celebration and he shares some fantastic personal stories, about his time with Mr. Sifford. ABOUT CHARLIE SIFFORD:Winner of six Negro National Open titles. Honored as one of the top 100 people in the first Century of Golf. In 1961, joined Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) as first black card-holding member. Remained among top 60 money winners on PGA Tour through the 1960's. Won more than $1.2 million on PGA Tour and Senior Tour. First black golfer to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Class of 2004. Awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of St. Andrews in 2006. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama in 2014. Tiger Woods named his son “Charlie” after Charlie Sifford. GET CENTENNIAL INFOhttps://www.instagram.com/sifford_centennial_2022/ (Instagram) https://legendcigars.com/products/charlie-sifford-signature-cigar (Charlie Sifford Centennial Cigar) https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578898144/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_C0SPFJHQ031C852T2P5N (Centennial Edition of "Just Let Me Play") [01:51] Russ Shares his background and talks about his introduction to the game of golf. [03:13] The first time Russ met Mr. Sifford. This story is classic! [05:39] Russ shares a story about the hole in one he shot while playing with Charlie. [08:21] What does a conversation between two golf legends sound like? Well Russ got to listen first hand and he shares the story of Charlie and Jack Burke Jr. having a conversation. [11:21] Russ talks about how the Centennial Celebrations came to be and all of the things that are in the works. [22:15] Russ shares more about his golf game

SBS Russian - SBS на русском языке
"For Freedom of Thought": the European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Prize to Alexei Navalny - "За свободу мысли": Европарламент присудил премию Сахарова Алексею Навальному

SBS Russian - SBS на русском языке

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 1:36


This is a Russian language content. - Оппозиционного политика, сейчас находящегося в колонии, номинировала Европейская народная партия.

KQED’s Forum
Nobel Prize Awarded to Berkeley Professor Who Upended Orthodoxy on Low-Wage Work, Inequality

KQED’s Forum

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 41:01


When labor economist David Card began studying the minimum wage in the 1990's, conventional wisdom, and economic theory, held that an increase in the minimum wage would lead to job loss. But in a move that revolutionized the way economics could be done, Card and his colleague, Alan Krueger, compared the real world data from a state that raised the minimum wage to one that didn't, and found that the increase didn't kill jobs. This “natural experiment” allowed Card to study the effects of policy changes or chance events in a way similar to clinical trials in medicine. Another natural experiment found that an influx of immigrants did not lower the wages of low-skilled native born workers. Forum talks with Berkeley professor David Card about his work, the “credibility revolution” in economics that it spawned and winning, with Stanford professor Guido Imbens and Joshua Angrist from MIT, the Nobel Prize in economics.

Spoken Label
Suki Rae (Spoken Label, October 2021)

Spoken Label

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 37:19


Latest Spoken Label session (Author / Poet / Artist Chat) features the wonderful Suki Rae. Suki is "A native Chicagoan, Suki began playing piano at the age of five under the tutelage of her mother, a classical pianist. Classical flute instruction followed with Ralph Johnson and Walfried Kujala of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She attended Hull House Arts Camp; Interlochen Music Camp and Interlochen Arts Academy as well as the Northwestern University School of Music Cherub Program where she was awarded a Certificate of Merit for Flute Performance. Awarded a scholarship to the prestigious Benington College Jazz Lab, she also studied with Harvey Estrin; and Frank Wess of the New York Jazz Quartet. She has a BA from the University of California Berkeley and an MA from NYU in Music and Film. Suki has been the recipient of many awards for her playing as well as her songwriting including: ASCAP PLUS AWARDS(1994 until the present day);only American Finalist in the Hoiellart Jazz Festival in Belgium;Honorary Award from American Song Festival;Award from Nashville Song Festival;two Runner-up Awards from the Song of the Year Awards;Viewer's Choice Award from Kweevak.com;Nomination for Just Plain Folks Awards and NAR Best Song Awards." Her debut book "Neshama: (Breath of God)" which we talk about in depth in this session is described as "My intimate spiritual journey through Israel combining original poetry,original music and colorful tapestries/pictures by Bracha Lavee. Please be aware that the interactive music links are available only on 3rd generation or newer Fire tablets and on free Kindle reading apps for Android phones and Android tablets.These features are not available on free Kindle reading apps for iPad and iPhone. If you are unable to hear the music on your device please listen at https://soundcloud.com>sukiatry" Pieces read in this session include: 1. Neshama 2. Divine Sparks (Gap) 3. Lost Red Bag 4. Suki in the desert More about Suki can be found at: https://www.sukiatry.com/ Her book 'Neshama: (Breath of God)' can be easily found on Amazon.

Embark
Embark on Your Third Act: Ageless Entrepreneurs, Intergenerational Mentorship and Starting Now

Embark

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 32:46


Did you know most startups in the U.S. are launched by people 45 and older?This week's guest, Rick Terrien,  has started and run multiple businesses across diverse industries, with most of the fireworks coming after he turned 45.You might say he wrote the book on starting a business in mid-life. Check out Ageless Start-up: Start a Business at Any Age.He's  passionate about empowering entrepreneurs in the second half of life to achieve their vision. He's a lifelong entrepreneur and co-founder of the new nonprofit Center for Ageless Entrepreneurs (CAE).  We talk about his mission to form a network of the millions of older citizens worldwide who want to use their knowledge, know-how, and networks to make the world a better place through entrepreneurship.  His advice if you want to start a business: Start small.  Start smart.  Start right now. Here's a few of Rick's bonafides:•  One of his businesses is the smallest company ever to be awarded Fast Company magazine's Fast 50, now called  The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.  •  Awarded the U.S. Small Business New Product of the Year by the National Society of Professional Engineers. •  Nine U.S. and foreign patents commercialized worldwide.  Focus on environmental and manufacturing sustainability.•  AARP Purpose Prize Fellow (“Making a difference is ageless”). •  Co-founder – Food21.  Creating sustainable regional food networks.    

Bucs Insider Live
Tom Brady Awarded NFC Offensive Player of the Week & Eagles Preview | Bucs Insider

Bucs Insider Live

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 14:21


Senior Writer/Editor Scott Smith and Team Reporter Casey Phillips report on the latest news ahead of week six of the regular season.

Business Matters
Nobel economics prize awarded for real-life studies

Business Matters

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 53:22


This year's Nobel prize for economics has been shared by three recipients. David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens were awarded the prize for their use of "natural experiments" to understand how economic policy and other events connect. Professor Card, of UC Berkeley, tells us about his work on the minimum wage. Also in the programme, with energy prices rising across the US and Europe, we ask David Shepherd, energy editor at the Financial Times to explain what's been happening. And the President of the Environmental Defense Fund, Fred Krupp talks us through methane emission cuts and the difference they can make to climate change . We're joined throughout the programme by Karen Lema, Reuters Bureau Chief for the Philippines and Andy Uhler, Marketplace reporter in Austin Texas. (Picture: The Nobel economics prize is announced. Picture credit: Reuters.)

World Business Report
Nobel economics prize awarded for real-life studies

World Business Report

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 26:28


This year's Nobel prize for economics has been shared by three recipients. David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens were awarded the prize for their use of "natural experiments" to understand how economic policy and other events connect. Professor Card, of UC Berkeley, tells us about his work. Also in the programme, with high energy prices leading to the suspension of steel production in parts of Europe, we ask Portuguese Member of the European Parliament, Pedro Marques, what governments can do to help deal with the situation. The BBC's Vivienne Nunis reports on the economic importance of donkeys to sub-Saharan Africa. Plus, we hear from Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, about whether business is doing enough to tackle climate change. Today's edition is presented by Rob Young, and produced by Nisha Patel and Benjie Guy. (Picture: The Nobel economics prize is announced. Picture credit: Reuters.)

SBS World News Radio
Journalists awarded Nobel Peace Prize

SBS World News Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 3:06


The two reporters awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize say they hope the award will highlight the importance of freedom of speech and the press.

Incomplet Design History
Deborah Sussman

Incomplet Design History

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 13:47


Deborah Sussman is known as a leader of environmental graphic design, a relatively new field at the time that had a surprising number of women leading the charge. Sussman had a passion for the arts and attended some of the finest art and design institutions in the nation, including the Black Mountain College, the Institute of Design in Chicago, and Bard College in NYC. Sussman interned at the Eames office then later started her own successful design studio with her husband Paul Prejza, Sussman/Prejza & Company. The pair made a dynamic team, earning a considerable amount of recognition in Sussman's lifetime. The colorful modernism seen in much of Sussman's work was most visible in her designs for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Her designs were highly regarded for the bold colors and graphics that were both attractive and functional. The Olympic designs were even included in Time Magazine's “Best of the Decade”. In addition to the designs for the Olympics, Sussman/Prejza & Company did environmental design work for Disney and comprehensive design systems for the cities of Santa Monica & Philadelphia. While her designs for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles brought the most attention to the burgeoning field of environmental design, it was her dedication to pioneering the field that cements her place in the canon of graphic design.TIMELINE1931 – b New York1948 – Attends summer school at the Black Mountain College, for art & performance1948-50 – Attends Bard College, New York for painting & acting1950-53 – Attends the Institute of Design, Chicago1953-58 – works at Eames office1957-58 – Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Ulm, Germany1961 – Returns to work for the Eames office1968 – Establishes her own practice1972 – Marries architect Paul Prejza1975 – Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Calcutta, India1980 – Founds Sussman/Prejza & Company, a partnership with her husband1983 – Fellow and founder of AIGA/LA1987 – Elected member of AGI, Alliance Graphique Internationale1987 – Elected member of The Trusteeship, International Women's Forum1988 – Named an Honorary member of the American Institute of Architects1990 – featured in Time Magazine's “Best of the Decade” for ‘84 Los Angeles Olympic designs1991 – Named Fellow of the Society of Environmental Graphic Design1995 – First woman to exhibit at School of Visual Arts' “Master Series” 2014 – d in Los Angeles at the age of 83REFERENCESBlack Mountain College: A Brief Introduction. (2020, July 9). https://www.blackmountaincollege.org/history/Deborah Sussman. (2020, June 29). Sussman/Prejza & Company. Retrieved December 01, 2020, from https://sussmanprejza.com/bio/deborah-sussman/Discover Los Angeles. (2020, July 20). Historical Timeline of Los Angeles. Retrieved December 01, 2020, from http://www.discoverlosangeles.com/things-to-do/historical-timeline-of-los-angelesEames Office. (2020, March 26). Charles and Ray Eames. https://www.eamesoffice.com/eames-office/charles-and-ray/Giovannini, J. (2006). Turning surface into symbols: the environmental design firm Sussman-Prejza enriches architecture with graphics. Architectural Record, 194(1).History.com Editors. (2009, November 13). Soviets announce boycott of 1984 Olympics. A&E Television Networks. Retrieved December 01, 2020, from http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-announce-boycott-of-1984-olympicsLatson, J. (2014, September 05). "Murder in Munich": A Terrorist Threat Ignored. Time. Retrieved December 01, 2020, from https://time.com/3223225/munich-anniversary/Meggs, P. B., & Purvis, A. W. (2016). Meggs' history of graphic design. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.Mertin, E. (2012). The Soviet Union and the Olympic games of 1980 and 1984. East Plays West:Sport and the Cold War, 235.Olsberg, N. (2014). Architecture and Sculpture a Dialogue in Los Angeles. Architectural Review, 235(1405), 88–93.Sussman, D. (2014). L.A. Wo Man. Creative Review, 34(1), 48–53.Poulin, Richard. (2012). Graphic Design and Architecture, A 20th Century History. Osceola: Quarto Publishing Group USA.Twemlow, A. (2004, September 6). Deborah Sussman. AIGA.org Retrieved December 01, 2020, from https://www.aiga.org/medalist-deborahsussmanWaldo, E. (2014). Deborah Sussman Dies at 83. Contract, 55(7), 16.

Two Broads Talking Politics
Sol Flores & Alex Sims (#VoteHerIn, Episode 76)

Two Broads Talking Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 32:09


Special #MakeHerstory edition of #VoteHerIn, a collaboration of Two Broads Talking Politics & author Rebecca SiveWith Illinois Deputy Gov Sol A. Flores and strategist Alex Sims.Sol Flores serves as deputy governor in Illinois Governor JB Pritzker's administration overseeing Health and Human Services since February 2019. As Deputy Governor, she helped oversee the administration's response to COVID-19, including housing relief and vaccination efforts. Additionally, Flores spearheads the administration's efforts around poverty alleviation, hunger relief, expanding healthcare access to all, and strengthening the state's safety nets for its most vulnerable residents. She was the founding executive director of La Casa Norte, a non-profit organization established in 2002 that has served more than 30,000 youth and families confronting homelessness. Flores built La Casa Norte from two employees to a multi-million-dollar organization delivering inspiration, hope, and critical services. She is a tireless advocate, having served on numerous working groups, commissions, and nonprofit boards. Flores was raised by a single mother who came to Chicago from Puerto Rico, who was recognized as a national Champion of Change by President Barack Obama.Alexandra (Alex) P. Sims believes that one's birthplace and economic status shouldn't negatively affect one's life journey, and her career has taught her that real change is brought about when there is synergy, empathy, and aligned purposes among all public affairs sectors: business, government, philanthropy, and grassroots organizing. Alex came to Chicago from metro Detroit to attend Northwestern University. Awarded the prestigious CORO Fellowship, Alex was assigned by the CORO program to serve in the St. Louis, Missouri area. Motivated by President Barack Obama's education and social policies, Alex was appointed to head his 2012 Presidential campaign for the St. Louis region. Following Obama's victory, Alex continued as a State Coordinator with Organizing for Action (OFA), relocating to Chicago. It was in Chicago there that she founded Every Vote Counts, where she directed the registration of over 120,000 voters in 4 four months - the largest voter registration campaign in the country that year. While Senior Advisor to the City of Chicago Treasurer, she launched an aggressive and strategic agenda of financial equity and access. Now, founder and CEO of APS and Associates, she counsels numerous clients, including The Obama Foundation and Illinois Governor JB Pritzker.Both Sol and Alex are graduates of the women in public leadership initiative created by Rebecca Sive for the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.

Charlottesville Community Engagement
October 6, 2021: Charlottesville awarded $153K for flood study from RGGI funds; Transit updates from the regional partnership

Charlottesville Community Engagement

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 15:15


In today’s subscriber-supported Public Service Announcement:The Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards continues to offer classes and events this fall and winter to increase your awareness of our wooden neighbors and to prepare for the future. On October 19, there’s a free class on the Selection, Planting, and Care of Trees from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (register) In early November, there is a three part class on Winter Invasive Plant Identification and Treatment. Information on all the classes and the group can be found at www.charlottesvilleareatreestewards.org. On today’s show:Updates on regional transportation studies and issues from the Regional Transit PartnershipA 250-unit apartment complex is in the works along Rio Road in Albemarle CountyMaterials are available for the October 12 Cville Plans Together hearingCharlottesville has been awarded $153,000 in RGGI money for flood mitigation along Moores CreekThe percent positivity for COVID-19 has further dropped to 8.3 percent, but the number of new cases reported increased by 3,919. Another 50 new deaths were reported over night for a cumulative total of 12,999 since the pandemic began. There are another 100 cases reported in the Blue Ridge Health District today. Plans have been submitted in Albemarle County for a 250-unit apartment complex on Rio Road. According to the application for a rezoning prepared by Collins Engineering, the Heritage on Rio would consist of seven buildings and a clubhouse on 8.23 acres of land. The properties are all zoned R-6 and the application is for a rezoning to Planned Residential Development (PRD). There are currently four single family homes that would be removed to make way for the development. “At just over half a mile from the Route 29/ Rio Road intersection, the proposed community would be within walking distance to many conveniences, including the numerous retail shops and offices in the Berkmar Crossing commercial area, several grocery stores, the Northside Library, and the large number of destinations surrounding the Rio/ 29 Intersection, including CVS Drugstore, Fashion Square Mall, Rio Hill Shopping Center, and Albemarle Square Shopping Center,” reads the application. The developer is G W Real Estate Partners.  The project will also have to go before the county’s Architectural Review Board because Rio Road is an entrance corridor. Materials are now available for the October 12 public hearing for the Charlottesville Comprehensive Plan, one of three tasks the firm Rhodeside & Harwell is conducting for the city as part of the Cville Plans Together initiative. The City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint hearing on October 12, but now they’ll also hold a two hour discussion on the plan update the day before from noon to 2 p.m. The draft Comprehensive Plan and the Future Land Use Map are available for review now. The document is 118 pages long and this is the first time the entire draft has been put together with its eleven chapters and several appendices. Take a look at the materials here. The professionalization of fire and EMS calls in Albemarle County reached a new stage Monday when the Ivy and Pantops stations began 24-hour service and two other milestones were met.“An ambulance moved to the East Rivanna station to implement cross-staffing, and a daytime fire engine went into service at the Pantops station on Mondays,” wrote Abbey Stumpf, Albemarle’s public safety information officer, in a press release this morning. The Pantops fire engine will be the first to operate out of a station that was built on land donated to the county earlier this century. For the past 18 months, Albemarle has been implementing an initiative to hire more personnel funded in part through a $1.9 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency as well as investments approved by the Board of Supervisors. In all, Albemarle has hired 22 public safety workers in the past 18 months. Earlier this year, Virginia joined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a multi-state program that places caps on the amount of carbon emissions for many industries. If companies exceed their limits, they have to purchase credits. Revenues go to state governments for programs such as the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund, which is to receive 45 percent of the RGGI funds. So far, Virginia has received $142 million over three auctions. Charlottesville will receive $153,500 from the fund to pay for a plan to prepare the Moores Creek Watershed for the floodings. That’s part of $7.8 million in grants announced yesterday by Governor Ralph Northam. The funds are distributed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, an agency that is also working on a master plan for coastal resilience in Virginia. Most of the funding is going to localities either on the coast or much closer. However, Charlottesville is not the westernmost recipient. The city of Winchester will receive $65,040 for a resilience plan and Buchanan County will receive $387,500 for “plans and capacity building” and that’s enough money for them to hire a consultant. Charlottesville will use the money to create a two-dimensional hydraulic model for the Moores Creek watershed within city limits. Andrea Henry, the city’s water resources protection administrator.  "2D modeling has the ability to identify drainage issues for our inlets, pipes, ditches, and streams across the entire City using the same methodology and analyses for a variety of storm scenarios," said Henry.  "We can use the results of this model to predict when our streets, sidewalks, homes, businesses, and critical infrastructure will be susceptible to flooding with the types of storms we see now and may see in the future due to our changing climate."Speaking of the draft Comprehensive Plan, water resources protection is covered in Goal 3 of Chapter 7, Environment, Climate, and Food Equity. “Charlottesville will be an environmental leader, with healthy air, water, and ecosystems, as well as ample, high-quality, and accessible open space and natural areas, and a preserved and enhanced tree canopy,” reads the community vision statement for the chapter. “The Rivanna River and other waterbodies will be celebrated and protected, and  environmentally-sound community access will be enhanced.”Read the rest of the recipients here. You’re listening to Charlottesville Community Engagement. In today’s second Substack-fueled shout-out, Code for Charlottesville is seeking volunteers with tech, data, design, and research skills to work on community service projects. Founded in September 2019, Code for Charlottesville has worked on projects with the Legal Aid Justice Center, the Charlottesville Fire Department, and the Charlottesville Office of Human Rights. Visit codeforcville.org to learn about those projects. We are now six days into Try Transit Month, an effort to encourage people to consider using fixed-route or on-demand service to get around the community. It has now been 13 days since the Jefferson Area Regional Transit Partnership met on September 23 Since October 2017, the advisory body run by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District has served as a clearinghouse for different providers. Karen Davis is the interim director of Jaunt and she stated one of the biggest challenges facing all bus fleets. “The driver shortage continues,” Davis said. “Jaunt is going to move to match [University Transit Service] and [Charlottesville Area Transit’s] recruiting and retaining bonus programs to try to entice more people into the door.Jim Foley, the director of pupil transportation for Albemarle County, could not give an update at the meeting because he was driving a school bus. Becca White, the director of Parking and Transportation at UVA, said ridership is rebounding following the pandemic. “We are up to about 8,000 riders a day on our system,” White said. “Three thousand of those are employees and the rest are students.”That’s down from pre-COVID levels of around 12,000 to 15,000 a day while school was in session.“During the height of COVID it was 3,000 to 4,000 passengers a day.” White said. One of the steps UTS has taken to make efficient use of their drivers has been to eliminate bus trips on McCormick Road through the heart of Grounds during the day. White said that might be one reason numbers have not rebounded as high. “We need to concentrate our transit trips from the end points in given the limited resources that we have,” White said. The free trolley-style bus operated by Charlottesville Area Transit has returned to McCormick Road. CAT has been fare-free since the beginning of the pandemic. CAT Director Garland Williams said he is hoping to keep it that way by applying for a Transit Ridership Incentive Program grant. “We applied for the TRIPS grant program with the state to keep CAT zero-fare for an additional three years,” Williams said.Williams said the planned route changes will not take place until January due to the driver shortage. Under the new alignment, Route 11 will go to the Center at Belvedere and there have been requests to make that change sooner. Williams said that would present problems. “If we were to make the adjustment to the Center now prior to making all of the adjustments, we would run the risk of individuals who are using the 11 missing their connections because it does take longer to get to the Center and get back,” Williams said. Williams said the timing will be correct when the changes are made. On September 1, the Afton Express began operation from Staunton to Charlottesville with a month of fare-free ridership. The service is operated by Brite, the transit service in the Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro They’re now charging $3 each way. For the first three weeks, the service only carried about a dozen to 18 passengers each day, according to RideShare manager Sara Pennington.“We’re still looking to creep those numbers up but is still nice and early,” Pennington said. Pennington also discussed what the regional services are doing for Try Transit month. One thing is the usage of the hash tag ion Twitter #Busorbust.Albemarle County and the TJPDC are continuing work on a transit expansion study. The latest milestone is publication of a market and service analysis FourSquare ITP and Michael Baker International. (market and service analysis)“Ripe for service expansion, the US-29 corridor is the second busiest transit corridor in the region,” reads an overview of the study areas. “The Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan, adopted in 2015, outlines goals for increasing the supply of affordable housing for households with incomes between zero percent and 80 percent of area median income, through rezoning and incentives to developers.” The study also covers Pantops and Monticello. There will be a stakeholder meeting on October 22 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and a public meeting on October 21st from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “Those will be going over the new alternatives or the draft alternatives that they are working on for each of the study areas,” said Lucinda Shannon, the TJPDC’s transportation manager. The TJPDC is also conducting a regional transit vision study.  There’s a stakeholder meeting for that tomorrow at 9 a.m. The meeting can be watched live on their YouTube page. (watch)“And that’s going to be asking people to identify community goals around Charlottesville and what the community values and what they want to see,” Shannon said. You can also offer your views as part of a survey that’s on the project website. Before we go, let’s look at the draft Comprehensive Plan one more time. Transit is embedded in many chapters of the plan, including the land use chapter. But take a look at Chapter 6 and goals 5 and goals 6. Williams’ attempts to help CAT become fare-free are specifically embedded in Strategy 13.2:“Ensure that transit is  financially accessible to all residents and those  who work in the city, including low-income populations, the elderly, and those with disabilities.” This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at communityengagement.substack.com/subscribe

Today In History
Today In History - Mexican-American voting rights advocate Willie Velasquez awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Today In History

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021


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Essah's Way
Episode 105 | Delving Beyond the Obvious

Essah's Way

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 27:58


Episode 105. Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa reveals the importance of honoring her ancestors by writing about African roots and realities of Puerto Ricans. Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa was born in Puerto Rico and raised in New York City. She is a product of the Puerto Rican communities on the island and in the South Bronx. She attended the New York City public school system and received her academic degrees from SUNY at Buffalo and CUNY Queens College. As a child she was sent to live with her grandparents in Puerto Rico where she was introduced to the culture of rural Puerto Rico, including the storytelling that came naturally to the women in her family, especially the older women. Much of her work is based on her experiences during this time. The trade paperback edition of Daughters of the Stone was released in March 2019. The hardcover edition was shortlisted as a 2010 Finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. In 2020 the self-published paperback edition won the 16th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards for Multicultural Fiction. Awarded the 2021 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Fiction, Dahlma's short stories have appeared in various anthologies and literary journals throughout the United States, Africa, and Brazil. The English and Spanish language editions of Dahlma's second novel, A Woman of Endurance will be released in March 2022. Since her retirement, Dahlma continues to dedicate herself to her writing, speaking engagements, and workshops. She resides in the Bronx with her husband, photographer Jonathan Lessuck. www.DahlmaLlanosFigueroa.com  Please consider donating to support the Essah's Way podcast. https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/essahsway

NTD News Today
Hundreds of NC Health Workers Suspended Over Vaccine Mandate; House Passes Bill to Avoid Shutdown

NTD News Today

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 43:56


NTD News Today—9/22/20211. Report: Many Haitians Being Released in U.S.2. Biden: We Will Get Border Under Control3. Lawmakers Express Frustration Over Border4. Vax Mandate: N.C. Health Workers Suspended5. Alabama Health Care Group Halts Vax Mandate6. Biden's Vax Mandate Unconstitutional: TX AG7. Agencies Ignoring Natural Immunity: Senator8. Gabby Petito's Body ID'd; FBI Seeking Fiance9. FB May Boost Image Through News Feed: Report10. Compensation for Victims of Energy Attacks11. Most Cases Reported in Texas and Minnesota12. Parents Barred From Meeting, 2 Arrests13. La County: TV Production Exempt From Mandate14. Calif. Shop-owner Awarded for Calling Police15. 1st Edition Constitution Print Up for Auction16. Academy Museum to Open in Los Angeles 17. French Senators to Visit Taiwan Next Month18. Fate Appears Uncertain for China's Evergrande19. Netflix Series Depicts S. Korea's Military20. 16 Yrs of Angela Merkel as German Chancellor21. Assassination Attempt on Ukraine President's Aide22. 5G Drones: Firefighters' All-seeing Eyes23. Netflix's ‘Queen's Gambit' Sued for ‘Sexism'24. Drug Abuse ‘A Nightmare' in Paris District25. Deepfake Tech: Bruce Willis on Russian TV26. A Guide to Mastering Your Fear

Vietnam Veteran News with Mack Payne
Episode 2157 – Vietnam Vet Chuck Lucas awarded Agent Orange Heart Medal

Vietnam Veteran News with Mack Payne

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 10:18


Episode 2157 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about the Vietnam Veteran who was awarded the Agent Orange Heart Medal. The featured story appeared in the Olean Times Herald and is titled: Portville veteran receives Agent … Continue reading → The post Episode 2157 – Vietnam Vet Chuck Lucas awarded Agent Orange Heart Medal appeared first on .

Baltimore Beatdown: for Baltimore Ravens fans
FROM THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: Lamar Jackson awarded Monday Football Monday 'Come Up of the Week'

Baltimore Beatdown: for Baltimore Ravens fans

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 5:00


CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE SB NATION NFL SHOW: Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe on Spotify The SB Nation NFL Show brings together the greatest fan-alysts from across SB Nation's NFL team communities in one place for the first time ever. Expect deep analysis, irreverent jokes, and plenty of bickering between rivals. It's a show for NFL fans, by NFL fans.   Monday - Monday Football Monday (RJ Ochoa, Pete Sweeney) Tuesday - Off Day Debrief (Brandon Lee Gowton, Rob "Stats" Guerrera) Wednesday - NFL University (Kyle Posey, Stephen Serda, Justis Mosqueda) Thursday - The Look Ahead (RJ Ochoa, Rob "Stats" Guerrera) Friday - NFL Reacts (Stephen Serda, Justis Mosqueda, Kate Magdziuk) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Moment 2 Moment
Ep 25: Why the Most Emmy-Awarded Actor in Television History Still Lusts for the Theater

Moment 2 Moment

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 53:09


This episode is a tribute to honor the great Ed Asner in his final interview.

Desert Tiger Podcast
Sean Bertram on his Self Titled album, self producing, being awarded an Intercontinental Music Award, more!

Desert Tiger Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 21:49


Multi-instrumentalist, producer, and prolific singer-songwriter Sean Bertram joins the DTP to go behind the music of his new Self Titled Album!   Recorded partially at Humber College, as well as in Sean's 15x15 bedroom, this sophomore album showcases his astute musicianship, fierce creativity and willingness to learn!   Sean also takes us behind tracks like ‘Santa Barbara Pier' & ‘Angeline', being awarded the 2020 Intercontinental Music Award for ‘Best Pop Song In North America', accepting nothing can be perfect, and much more!!   Watch the video version here:     Support, Listen, and follow Sean Bertram through the links below! ----- -----   Support Colton Gee & Desert Tiger ----- Check out our webstore @ https://www.deserttigermerch.com/ Follow Colton Gee & Desert Tiger https://linktr.ee/colton.gee_ -----

Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain
Softy and Dick H1 - Mariners awarded All-Star Game / Rick Neuheisel on Washington struggles

Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 34:44


In the first hour, Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain talk about Seattle and the Mariners being awarded the 2023 All Star Game, then Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins the show talking all things Washington Huskies and college football, the guys then give their Fact or Fiction pick of the day before talking about the massive amount of tickets available for Sunday's Hawks game.

Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain
Softy and Dick H1 - Mariners awarded All-Star Game / Rick Neuheisel on Washington struggles

Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 34:44


In the first hour, Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain talk about Seattle and the Mariners being awarded the 2023 All Star Game, then Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins the show talking all things Washington Huskies and college football, the guys then give their Fact or Fiction pick of the day before talking about the massive amount of tickets available for Sunday's Hawks game.

Danny, Dave and Moore
Hour 1 - Seattle awarded 2023 All-Star Game + Jon Rhattigan

Danny, Dave and Moore

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 39:37


Dave and Bob discuss the news that Seattle, and the Mariners, will host the 2023 MLB All-Star Game, and ponder how many Mariners will be on the field as All-Stars during that game. Plus, Seahawks linebacker Jon Rhattigan joins the show to talk about his unique journey to the 53-man roster. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

AP Audio Stories
Holocaust survivor, scholar awarded $815,000 Balzan Prize

AP Audio Stories

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 1:37


RN Drive - Separate stories podcast
"They could have been awarded with greater freedoms": Zed Seselja criticises ACT lockdown extension, unveils changes to worker visas

RN Drive - Separate stories podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 8:39


The federal government has announced a series of changes it says will improve the Pacific Labour Scheme and Seasonal Workers Program but will it be enough?

The Michael Berry Show
Lina Hidalgo Pulling Back On That $11 Million Piece Of Pie She Awarded | AM Show Hr 1

The Michael Berry Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 34:52


Mission Inspire
Episode 10: Back to School with Medal of Honor Recipient Gary Beikirch

Mission Inspire

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 51:29


Host Mo Barrett is joined by Medal of Honor recipient Gary Beikirch for a conversation about his life of service. Awarded the Medal of Honor for his gallant actions in Vietnam, Mr. Beikirch has spent his time since leaving the military providing counseling and support to young people. Serving as a middle school counselor for two decades, Mr. Beikirch provides his perspective of overcoming challenges and reintegrating to public life as kids around the country head back into the classroom.

The CGAI Podcast Network
Battle Rhythm: Canada's top female military officer

The CGAI Podcast Network

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 54:23


In the 55th episode of Battle Rhythm, Stef and Steve talk about Afghanistan hot-takes and consultations with CAF/DND on sexual misconduct reporting. Today's feature interview guest is with one of Canada's 100 most-powerful women, Lt.-Gen. Christine Whitecross [27:10]. This week's RnR segment [52:10], where we will provide some levity in these trying times with entertainment reviews and suggestions; Steve's RnR picks for the week are: Restrepo: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1559549/ Shadows in the Cloud: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9691136/ White Lotus: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9691136/ Guest Biography: Lieutenant-General (Retired) Chris Whitecross enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 1982, joining the Canadian Military Engineers. Successive postings have taken her from Germany to almost every province in Canada, notably to undertake a range of staff duties such as those of A4 Airfield Engineering Operations at 1 Canadian Air Division, Winnipeg; Executive Assistant to the Chief of the Air Staff at National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa; Director of Infrastructure and Environment Corporate Services for the Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment); Joint Engineer, Canada Command; and Chief of Staff for Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment). Lieutenant-General Whitecross has also performed the duties of G1/G4 for the Force Engineers of the United Nations Protection Force (Yugoslavia) while deployed to the Former Republic of Yugoslavia; Wing Construction Engineering Officer, Greenwood; Commanding Officer, 1 Construction Engineering Unit, Moncton; Commander, Joint Task Force (North), Yellowknife; Deputy Commander, Canadian Operational Support Command, Ottawa; Deputy DCOS Communications, ISAF HQ, Kabul, Afghanistan; and Canadian Armed Forces Chief Military Engineer at National Defence Headquarters, Ottawa. Lieutenant-General Whitecross has a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Queen's University and a Masters in Defence Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Military Studies Course and the Command and Staff Course, both conducted at the Canadian Forces College. Awarded the Order of Military Merit at the level of Commander (CMM), she was also presented with the United States Defense Meritorious Service Medal (United States) for her service at ISAF HQ, and the Canadian Meritorious Service Medal for her service as the International Military Sports Council (CISM) Secretary General. Lieutenant-General Whitecross was named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women of 2011 and then again in 2016, and she is the 2018 recipient of the CDAI Vimy Award. Also in 2018, the Canadian Prime Minister appointed her as a member of the G7 Gender Council during Canada's G7 Presidency. In February 2015, Lieutenant-General Whitecross was appointed Commander of the Canadian Forces Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct, and assumed the duties as Commander, Military Personnel Command in June 2015 upon promotion to Lieutenant- General. In November 2016, Lieutenant-General Whitecross was appointed Commandant of the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy. She retired in December 2020. In retirement, Lieutenant-General Whitecross is committed to help develop and mentor future Canadian and Military leaders. She was appointed the first Senior Mentor for the Athena Network of the Royal Military College of Canada, and is active in offering personal mentoring to a number of junior and senior leaders.

RTÉ - Morning Ireland
Jocelyn Bell Burnell awarded one of science's highest honours

RTÉ - Morning Ireland

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 5:16


Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell from Northern Ireland wins the oldest award in science, the Copley Medal, for her work on the discovery of pulsars in the 1960's

The Steve Gruber Show
Steve Gruber, 17 Top Staffers Leave Blue Origin After SpaceX Awarded $2.9 Billion NASA Contract

The Steve Gruber Show

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 8:30


Steve Gruber discusses news and headlines.

Wrigleyville Nation's Podcast - Chicago Cubs Discussion, News, & More
Wrigleyville Nation Ep 263 - Guest: Michael Ernst, Cubs Set All the Wrong Records, Prospect Check In, Plaques Awarded, & More

Wrigleyville Nation's Podcast - Chicago Cubs Discussion, News, & More

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 59:35


Michael Ernst, from Cubs Den, joins Jeremy & Pat this week. Cubs lose 13 in a row at home. We check in with the Cubs prospects. Wrigley Field rededication, Cubs HOF, & More.

AJ Daily
8-20-21 Maguire Rohr awarded trade school scholarship; College Aggies Online scholarship competition information; fundamentals point to bullish conditions

AJ Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 3:39


8-20-21 AJ DailyMaguire Rohr Awarded Inaugural Trade School ScholarshipAdapted from a release by Jessica Wesson, Angus Beef Bulletin Promote Agriculture Online and in Your Campus Community this Fall Adapted from a release by Emily Solis, Animal Agriculture Alliance Fundamentals Point to Bullish Conditions Adapted from a release by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef LLC Compiled by Paige Nelson, field editor, Angus Journal. For more Angus news, visit angusjournal.net. 

TheDeepeshShow
Gufgaaf with Dhiraj Rai (Singer) | Nepali Podcast | Deepesh Shrestha

TheDeepeshShow

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021


When you hear the name Dhiraj Rai, the first thought that comes to mind is a melodious voice with conventions of pop and rock and the Man behind numerous hit songs and successful shows. He started his career in music with his band The Move. His songs, Luki Luki, Mysterious Girl, Shake it Shake it, Timro Nayan, and Timi Ruda, were big hits in the 90s. Known for his distinctive style and voice, Dhiraj used to be one of the most famous pop stars in the Nepali Music Industry. Awarded with the prestigious Koili Devi Puraskar, Dhiraj Rai is also known as ‘Nepali Michael Jackson’ for starting the dancing and singing style of Michael Jackson in He is an architect by profession and also a teacher of English literature. He has also penned two books, Pop Ma Biteka 15 Barsa and Ke Ho Pop Sangeet. live onhttps://www.facebook.com/thedeepeshshowhttps://www.youtube.com/thedeepeshshowhttp://www.twitter.com/thedeepeshshow  Podcastswww.thedeepeshshow.com   #DhirajRai #TheDeepeshShow #NepaliPodcast #aeglobal #giftmandu #liveinterview #NepaliArtist #Singer

Podcast With Sheila - (Sharing Uplifting & Impactful Real Life Stories)
9 YEAR OLD SHARES WITH US HER JOURNEY AS A FAMOUS AND SUCCESSFUL POET

Podcast With Sheila - (Sharing Uplifting & Impactful Real Life Stories)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 24:15


SEASON 2 EPISODE 20 GUEST: NAKEEYAT DRAMANI SAM PWS QUOTE: It is easier to build a strong child than repair a broken adult This wee we featured Ghana's

The Hangar Z Podcast
Apprehending Fleeing Suspects with LAPD's Jack Schonely

The Hangar Z Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 141:13


Season 3 officially begins with the launch of legendary Jack Schonely's episode. Jack is a 36 year Law Enforcement Veteran, with 31 years at LAPD 19 of which were spent in the Air Support Division as both a TFO and Command Pilot. Jack created and instructs a course titled A “Apprehending Fleeing suspects.” Jack has also written a book available online with the same title. Jack is a Contributing Editor and writer to Vertical 911 Magazine, Police K9 Magazine, Recoil Magazine and Police Magazine. Jack was the 2017 recipient of the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Law Enforcement Salute to Excellence award in Dallas Texas. 2016 recipient of the Robert L Cormier Memorial Award from the Airborne Law Enforcement Association. Awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in the advancement of aircraft in public service.2005 Runner up for the Governor's California Police Officers Standards and Training Instructor of the Year Award.2004 Air Crew of the Year Award for LAPD Air Support Division.If you are looking for training to help prepare yourself for a career in Airborne Law Enforcement or looking to sharpen your knowledge base in the science of suspect containment you can't miss this episode. This episode will be available everywhere next Friday August 13th which will coincide with Hangar Z's one year anniversary. 

Anarchitecture
ana034: Designing Liberland | Tim's Porcfest 2021 Speech

Anarchitecture

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 112:07


Tim presented our entry to the Liberland International Design Competition at Porcfest 2021. His talk covered: The geographical and political history of Liberland Site and ecology, ground conditions, flooding Energy, Water, Wastewater Infrastructure Transportation Our proposed site layout Blockchain based development incentivisation and infrastructure DAO's THE LIBERTARIUM Q&A Download Slideshow (PDF) Our entry to the Liberland Design Competition (download PDF) Use hashtag #ana034 to reference this episode in a tweet, post, or comment. View full show notes at https://anarchitecturepodcast.com/ana034.   ----more----Intro (1:55) Liberland is not developable land… Our entry to the Liberland design competition We submitted an engineering report to an architecture design competition Honourable Mention Award Porcfest NHExit venue Over 2,000 people Some real heavyweights Shout outs A 2 hour conversation about privatizing public space (who would listen to 2 hours of.. oh wait) Winners have been announced Summary of presentation Next episode teaser Download PDF of Slideshow Presentation (14:37) SLIDE 3 – History of Liberland (14:50) Land Parcel between Serbia and Croatia Border dispute Croatian Border Control SLIDE 4 – Hydrological History (16:36) Story of the Danube River Pannonian Sea Flood basin from Alps snow melt SLIDE 5 (17:23) Historical flows Canals and hydropower reduced flow 1894 – Austro-Hungarian Empire dredged canal SLIDE 6 Political History (18:50) Liberland originally part of Hungary WWI, 1918 – borders redrawn to create Yugoslavia SLIDE 7 (19:16) 1945 – Yugoslavia became a Federated Republic SLIDE 8 (20:12) Map of property deed registrations Border established down center of Danube river SLIDE 9 (21:07) Which center? SLIDE 10 (21:31) 1990's – Yugoslavia broke up, Croatia declared independence Brutal war, ethnic cleansing, bad stuff Liberland encompassed within Serbia during war Boundary not resolved SLIDE 11 (23:02) Present day disputed boundary Vit Jedlicka claimed Liberland Diplomatic efforts for recognition Guy in a pickup truck – Liberland License Plate SLIDE 12 Liberland Design Competition (24:31) We felt obligated to enter SLIDE 13 (25:06) Facebook post of winning entries – click here for links to formal announcements with full resolution posters for winning entries SLIDE 14 (25:29) 8th grade science fair project, or award winning architectural manifesto? Competition forces you to look at Liberland as a real site We dug deep on site analysis SLIDE 15 Design Team (26:16) Tim Brochu, Principal of Adra Architecture and co-host of Anarchitecture Podcast Joe Brochu, Mechanical Engineer and co-host of Anarchitecture Podcast Goshe King and Joe Green, Mechanical Engineers from Angineering Tech Podcast Car Campit, Civil Engineer from Timeline Earth Podcast John Ellis III, Architect who interviewed Tim on our episode 28 Palmer Ferguson, Architect Ryan Myers, Architect Andy Boenau, Transportation Planner, author, and host of the podcasts “Urbanism Speakeasy” and “How We Get Around” (https://www.andyboenau.com/) Mat Slaughter, Engineer SLIDE 16 (28:16) Why hasn't Liberland been developed? SLIDE 17 (28:31) Wetlands Good reasons to protect wetlands Prevent eutrophication from fertilizers SLIDE 18 (29:26) Cute otter Ugly sturgeon Large fish spawning ground RAMSAR – Wetlands of International Importance SLIDE 19 (30:40) Liberland floods 8 meters (24 ft) of flooding SLIDE 20 (31:37) Topographical analysis of flood levels Half of Liberland underwater during recent 100 year floods Import fill? SLIDE 21 (32:42) Eutric Fluvisol, aka “Mud” Soil good for growing things, unless you want to grow a city SLIDE 22 (33:49) Why hasn't Liberland been developed? SLIDE 23 (33:54) Because Liberland is not developable land SLIDE 24 (34:13) Next best idea is Seasteading, in the middle of the ocean Liberland's not looking too bad! SLIDE 25 Opportunities for Autonomy (34:26) International waterway Investment in economically depressed region International multi-cultural society Win-Win solutions Infrastructure redundancy – no one nation can cut the cord Environmental stewardship SLIDE 26 Transportation (38:18) Road connection through Croatia Riverboats – passenger and freight Trains – bus service to nearby stations Airports Avoiding border control – international terminal on the river? SLIDE 27 (41:41) Seaplane landing on the river Helicopters Eurovelo cycle network – cycle to France SLIDE 28 (43:05) Gondola transit – not quite flying cars, but close eco-tourism Gondola from international terminal? Very scenic SLIDE 29 Energy (44:05) Self-sufficiency Solar PV – poor solar exposure Save sunlight for the plants Bifacial panels, “Floatovoltaics” (Yes, they actually call it that) Wind – not enough wind Hydroelectric – needs height differential “Run of the River” – not much power Tidal power generation Geothermal – underground hot rocks produce steam Biogas – Sewage Treatment Plant generates enough gas to power the sewage treatment plant Diesel – in early stages Natural Gas Power Station Nuclear – Paks facility in Hungary Micro-nuclear SLIDE 30 (50:00) Power Lines Redundancy from Croatia, Serbia, maybe Hungary 120,000 population target The Power of Freedom Among the most interconnected areas Fiber Optic – along power line routes (OPGW cable) Energy must be delivered via road, boat, pipeline, or wire Bury a cable down the river from Hungary? Risky. SLIDE 31 (54:14) Energy mix over 50 years buildout SLIDE 32 (54:56) Heating and Cooling Cogeneration Centralized Heating Plant SLIDE 33 (55:33) Water – plenty of water Wastewater – treatment required Containerised WWTP SLIDE 34 (56:15) Would other designers use our analysis? We hope so. Our Design Even though this is a small place, we're gonna make it smaller The Tom Woods Woods nature preserve SLIDE 35 (57:41) Developed areas on high ground Decentral Park Walkable city Whowillbuildthe Road Marina and Wharf SLIDE 36 (59:35) Transportation Hub and road to Croatia Unnamed Heliport Croatian Border Control Border Controls are Stupid Dr. Ron Paul Medical Center Emergency Services Dispute resolution agencies (not police) Eugen von Bohm Bawerk Waterworks John Maynard Keynes Sewage Treatment Plant (full of crap) Power station and substation Gondola stations Deep foundations, concrete piles Gondolas – expensive, but a tourist attraction Urban gondolas and cable cars Bike path is right of way, build up roads above flood level SLIDE 37 (1:04:24) Masterplan with no zoning Incentives for density Blockchain based Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) Limits on homesteading Encirclement Technological Unit Limits on parcel size Developers pay in to DAO, paid out based on built floor space Who governs the development process? Liberland corporation may have prior claim Homesteading resolves disputes between competing claims High demand makes technological unit small Liberland as a Free Private City Incentives for creating public space and amenities Environmental mitigation – build goodwill A latecomer catches up Enter the Eurozone? Probably not. SLIDE 38 Infrastructure DAO (1:15:19) Financing large scale head-end infrastructure Investment bond – interest rate increases with population Balance risk between investors, service provider, and users SLIDE 39 Napredak (1:18:39) Land parcel in Apatin, Serbia Floating Man Festival Port for freight and passenger transport via riverboat SLIDE 40 THE LIBERTARIUM (1:19:26) Museum of Liberty Full Dome Theater 3D visualizations of future developments Foot in the door to bring business into the region, establish goodwill SLIDE 41 (1:20:54) Adra Architecture Tim specializes in residential gondolas SLIDE 42 (1:21:41) Facebook link QR code We got an Honourable Mention Tom Woods Seal of Approval Questions (1:23:02) (1:23:05) Some towns neglect maintenance – how do you finance ongoing maintenance? Strong Towns – Growth Ponzi Scheme made explicit Infrastructure DAO could align incentives for long term maintenance (1:24:33) A lost opportunity? The Heliport shall remain unnamed (1:24:59) Squatter states, staging, and skepticism Utah Kowloon Walled City What's step 1? We started with some wilder ideas Suspension bridge town Phase 1: Houseboats, tourism, marina, small settlements Head end infrastructure – 35kV power line >1,000 people – water treatment plant Initial stages – wells and septic Many people willing to contribute 600,000 applicants for citizenship A small percentage of 600k will be willing to rough it “This whole thing is an exercise in skepticism” Ecotourism hub Blockchain mining (1:32:18) Would the infrastructure be privately owned and blockchain based? We hope so Free Private Cities model – corporation takes ownership of most common services Sandy Springs, GA – city hall just administers contracts and tenders for private providers (1:35:03) Corporate city with explicit contract and recourse Half of Florida is private golf communities Manchester, NH – Amoskeag Mill Company Company bought up all surrounding land parcels Water powered mechanical mills Layout – river, mills, apartments, commercial strip, houses, mansions (1:39:33) Reston, VA – “It doesn't have a city government” Suburb of DC, owned by a corporation Walkable BTW Liberland has no car traffic Every urbanist's wet dream Disneyworld – another great example (1:41:02) What's the point of this competition? Publicity, investment based on design ideas There needs to be some degree of planning (1:42:18) How did they determine the winners? Panel of judges Patrik Schumacher 2015 competition Vit Jedlicka is interested in the architecture (1:44:20) What were the prizes? Awarded in Merits – Liberland's cryptocurrency A winner will help design Napredak (1:45:11) How do you move to Liberland? Nobody lives there now, Croatian border control trying to keep it that way Croatia: the boundary dispute does not involve terra nullius (1:46:34) A lot of issues, all difficult to solve “You have to solve a land dispute in the Balkans” There is existing shipping You need billions of dollars of institutional money Alternative offer: Liber-land swap Liberland protects wetland preserve, builds somewhere else “Best of luck – I want to be wrong!” Links/Resources Our entry to the Liberland Design Competition (download PDF) Click image to download PDF of posters Dave Smith: “Oh look guys, that's my favorite architecture firm! And my favorite architecture themed podcast! Well, “built environment” themed podcast actually, because they don't just talk about architecture. In fact, you would think that they would spend more time talking about architecture. But they don't. They talk about other stuff. But also some architecture.” (transcribed by Joe, who was not present at Porcfest and has no idea what Dave actually said or what he was pointing at.) Anarchitecture-led Team Awarded Honourable Mention in Liberland's Second International Architectural Competition Free Republic of Liberland Home Page Episodes Mentioned ana031: Liberland Design Competition 2020 | Daniela Ghertovici Interview Episodes with Team Members: ana021: AGENDA 21!!! | Friends Against Government (renamed to Timeline Earth) ana028: Anarchitecture 101 | John Ellis Interviews Tim ana032: HVAC vs. COVID: Will Schools Spread Airborne Infection? | with Goshe and Joe from Angineering.Tech Episodes with Jurors PATRIK SCHUMACHER SERIES (episodes 9-12) ana018: Startup Cities with Adam Hengels and Patrik Schumacher Other Episodes Mentioned ana025: Free Private Cities | Titus Gebel Interview ana008: Way Beyond the Roads | The Tom Woods Show Ep. 802 plus Post-game ana033: Tim Battles Town Hall | Tom Woods Interviews Tim | Short Term Rental Ordinance Support Anarchitecture Podcast on Patreon!

Agave Road Trip
The Best Mezcal is the Most Highly Awarded Mezcal

Agave Road Trip

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 23:01


What does it mean that this mezcal won double gold in San Francisco? What does it mean to you, to your bar, and to your customers? What does it *not* mean? We talk spirits competitions in this episode of Agave Road Trip!Find extra photos and related links at agaveroadtrip.comHeritage Radio Network is a listener supported nonprofit podcast network. Support Agave Road Trip by becoming a member!Agave Road Trip is Powered by Simplecast.

RecTech: the Recruiting Technology Podcast
Chloe Rada Talks Employer Branding

RecTech: the Recruiting Technology Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 34:42


Chloe Rada brings 20+ years of talent marketing experience and is known for driving big ideas and empowering others to make a positive change for the future of Talent Acquisition.  Awarded the 2020 Recruitment Marketer of the Year by Rally™ Recruitment Marketing for making an impact on Sodexo's recruitment marketing efforts she is   currently the Director, of Global Recruitment Marketing and Branding for Syneos  Health... Supporting the Commercial Solutions division and responsible for driving talent attraction and candidate engagement strategies to compete in the Life Sciences industry. I wanted to start by asking about your previous work at sodexo......you spent many years there and that company to me was one fo the first employers to embrace employer branding...i remember back in like 2008 you guys were blogging about life at the company, they were one of my clients when i was running jobs in pods...what were some of the lessons learned from your time there? -Current recruitment tech stack at Syneos Scroll stopping content? -Challenges/initiatives you face coming into the new role -Current state of EB at Syneos, what are your plans Goggle analytics?  How has the pandemic affected employer branding in your opinion? -General EB tactics/advice---what do you want to try? What did you think of the TikTok resume experiment...any thoughts?

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast
The Critical Mile with Saad Shahzad

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 46:27


The Critical Mile with Saad Shahzad Saad Shahzad and Joe Lynch discuss the critical mile. Saad is the Chief Revenue Officer at Airspace, a company that utilizes a technology-driven platform – backed by machine learning and AI – to deliver time-critical shipments including organs for transplant, medical specimens, airplane parts, and more. About Saad Shahzad Saad Shahzad is the Chief Revenue Officer, Airspace. He is a go-to-market leader who has built and managed world-class teams at several high-growth companies. With over a decade of experience in senior leadership roles at startups with a combined market value of $8 billion, Saad knows what drives great people, processes and products. Prior to Airspace, Saad was GM of Clutter's Third-party Logistics business and Vice President of its Sales and Customer Service teams following his role as Head of Sales at Gusto and Vice President of Sales at dinCloud. In addition to his experience helping to build companies, Saad is a former venture capitalist who invested in early-stage companies at Norwest Venture Partners ($9 billion in capital under management). He started his career in investment banking where he worked at Goldman Sachs and Jefferies. Saad holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business. About Airspace From life-saving organs to essential machinery components, Airspace is trusted to move the most time-critical shipments on time, every time. The company's proprietary AI-powered platform completely automates routing, dispatch, and delivery. Awarded and protected by multiple patents, Airspace technology provides unrivaled speed, reliability, and transparency in time-critical logistics. With its exclusive courier network, 24/7/365 support, and AirTrace™ tracking and reporting solution, the company is rapidly scaling into new markets and industries while continuing to innovate and maximize value for its customers. Key Takeaways: The Critical Mile  Saad Shahzad is the Chief Revenue Officer at Airspace, a company that focuses on time-critical shipments. In the podcast interview, Saad explained that the critical mile can be the first, middle, or last mile – what makes it critical is that there is a high likelihood of failure or delays. For time-critical shipments like transplant organs, life-saving drugs, or parts delaying a huge manufacturing operation, failure is not an option. Traditionally, expediting companies were smaller operations with less emphasis on technology, which might explain why the expediting process is typically very manual, lacks shipment visibility and pricing transparency. Airspace ships anything from organs for transplant to aircraft parts that could cause delays across the nation. Airspace built an industry-first automated platform that provides complete visibility from the moment the order is placed to the moment it is delivered. The Airspace platform was created to eliminate the transparency issues and challenges that are so prevalent in the logistics industry today. Using the Airspace platform, Airspace customers can track the exact location, temperature, humidity, shock, and light exposure of their most critical shipments in real-time. Learn More About The Critical Mile Saad Shahzad LinkedIn Airspace The Logistics of Logistics Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a positive review, subscribe, and share it with your friends and colleagues. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast: Google, Apple, Castbox, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tunein, Podbean, Owltail, Libsyn, Overcast Check out The Logistics of Logistics on Youtube

BiocompCHATibility
NAMSA Awarded ASCA Accreditation

BiocompCHATibility

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 34:22


NAMSA is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the organization Accreditation Scheme for Conformity Assessment (ASCA) status on July 23. The ASCA Pilot Program, a first-of-its-kind assessment created by the U.S. FDA, reduces the regulatory burden on medical device manufacturers through consensus of biocompatibility testing requirements for efficiency. In this episode, our hosts are joined once again by Lisa Olson, NAMSA's Senior Vice President of Global Laboratory Operations to discuss the importance of this accreditation and what it means to NAMSA. But perhaps most importantly, what this status means for manufacturers who choose to do their testing with ASCA accredited laboratories. “It's the first time the FDA has done this for a biocompatibility lab.” Sheri Krajewski “I believe the FDA was really looking at the value of the tests. There are certain tests like cytotoxicity that are incredibly standardized. In essence, many labs are doing them the same. The FDA did a great job of picking out the studies are well established and many labs know how to do them and have established protocolsfor them.” Lisa Olson “NAMSA is accredited for biocompatibility testing and people would say, aren't you already? NAMSA has submitted biocompatibility testing for many years. Yes, we have. The difference here is the FDA has taken steps to pre-qualify certain tests.” Sheri Krajewski “There might be for ASCA studies limited deficiencies and limited review time. Hopefully none (deficiencies) for these (ASCA) studies.” Don Pohl “What you really care about is the data. And, by having these summary reports, you get rid of all the marketing part of it and some of the ‘fluff' and get a clean report of results. I think it's a great way to have both reviewers and labs focus on the most important part.” Lisa Olson Discussion points include: What biocompatibility tests are included in ASCA accreditation? How can manufactures capitalize on utilizing an ASCA laboratory for their biocompatibility testing? What types of devices are disqualified from ASCA testing? What are the potential challenges when implementing ASCA? How do manufacturers “order” ASCA Testing? Is everything ASCA?

Weird AF News
Man with no arms offered to touch women's feet at Walmart. Teen awarded $20k for unique Dorito chip.

Weird AF News

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 16:03


Man without arms asked women to touch their feet at Walmart. Australia kid gets $20k for discovering a weird Dorito. Covid-positive man disguised himself as his own wife to board plane but got caught. // Weird AF News is the only daily weird news podcast hosted by a comedian because I believe your daily dose of weird af stories deserves a comedic spin. Show your SUPPORT by joining the Weird AF News Patreon where you'll get bonus episodes and other weird af news stuff http://patreon.com/weirdafnews  - WATCH Weird AF News on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/weirdafnews - check out the official website https://WeirdAFnews.com and FOLLOW host Jonesy at http://instagram.com/funnyjones or http://twitter.com/funnyjones or http://facebook.com/comedianjonesy or http://Jonesy.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

SBS Slovenian - SBS Slovenian
Slovenian President awarded Stanka Gregorič - Slovenski predsednik vročil odlikovanje Stanki Gregorič

SBS Slovenian - SBS Slovenian

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2021 5:48


On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Slovenian independence, Slovenian President Borut Pahor awarded a number of citizens with the highest awards. On Wednesday 13th July, at the Presidential Palace in Ljubljana, Stanka Gregorič was awarded the Medal of Merit. Stanka was the only recipient from Australia. We congratulate her for this prestigious award. Listen to some excerpts of the ceremony. A recording of the ceremony in full is available at the following youtube link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpRB7mDjB-s&t=1856s - Predsednik Republike Slovenije Borut Pahor je ob 30. obletnici Slovenije odlikoval nekatere rojake z visokim državnim odlikovanjem za zasluge. Med njimi je v sredo, 13.julija, v predsedniški palači v Ljubljani odlikovanje prejela Stanka Gregorič. Stanka je bila edina iz Avstralije, ki je prejela to visoko priznanje. Iskreno ji čestitamo!Slišali boste odlomke posnetka slovesnosti, ki je v celoti na voljo na spletni strani youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpRB7mDjB-s&t=1856s

Talk with Trace
Jane Pearce - In Country Director World Food Program, Nepal. WFP, awarded Nobel Peace Prize, 2020

Talk with Trace

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2021 58:54


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organisation saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. As the international community has committed to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition by 2030, one in nine people worldwide still do not have enough to eat. Food and food-related assistance lie at the heart of the struggle to break the cycle of hunger and poverty. For its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict, WFP was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2020.

The Drew Mariani Show
Prince Harry awarded for having only two kids/Cuba

The Drew Mariani Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 51:00


Hour 1 7-14-2021 Drew with a news roundup as he talked about Pope Francis out of the hospital, the Olympics and gun sale court ruling. Drew re-aired an interview from Morning Air with Cuban Journalist Jorge Diaz-Diaz about the situation in Cuba James Hirsen joined us to talk about the environmental award Prince Harry and […] All show notes at Prince Harry awarded for having only two kids/Cuba - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed
Mock and Daisy: Daily Dish: Moths being renamed, ex-royals awarded things, and more

The Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021


Thank God Bernie broke his silence on Cuba so Daisy can do her impression of him. Mock alerts Daisy that Texas Dems are going insane. And the Chicks want to know who woke up and decided to hate moths. The Association of Mature American Citizens https://amac.us/chicks The benefits of membership are great, but the cause […]

Mock and Daisy's Common Sense Cast
Daily Dish: Moths being renamed, ex-royals awarded things, and more

Mock and Daisy's Common Sense Cast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 34:42


Thank God Bernie broke his silence on Cuba so Daisy can do her impression of him. Mock alerts Daisy that Texas Dems are going insane. And the Chicks want to know who woke up and decided to hate moths. The Association of Mature American Citizenshttps://amac.us/chicksThe benefits of membership are great, but the cause is even greater.My Pillowhttps://mypillow.com/chicksRight now, the Premium MyPillow is at its lowest price ever. Get a Queen size for only $29.98. Kings are just $5 more! My Patriot Supplyhttps://preparewiththechicks.comRight now, save $50 on the 4-week Emergency Food Kit only at www.preparewiththechicks.comGenucelhttps://lovegenucel.com/collections/all-products/products/most-popular-packageGo to www.lovegenucel.com/chicks and enter our special promo code CHICKS for an extra 10% off!

KXnO Sports Fanatics
Ben Gislason, Minnesota Wild Awarded 2022 Winter Classic and Stanley Cup Final Preview - Monday Show Hour 4

KXnO Sports Fanatics

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 49:27


Iowa Wild Media Relations Ben Gislason joins the program to chat with Erick Zamora about the Minnesota Wild being named the host of the 2022 Outdoor Stadium Game on New Years Day vs the St. Louis Blues and the Seattle Kraken naming their inaugural head coach. In the second segment the guys previewed the Stanley Cup Final that starts tonight between Montreal and Tampa Bay. To end the show Zamora gives his thoughts on betting the SCF, Nikita Kucherov and the big upset with France out of Euro 2020 and who he thinks still has a shot to win it all.

Hard Factor
6/28: Useless UFO Report, Wuhan Lab Awarded for (Probably) Making Delta Variant, Rattlesnake Invasion & Legal Cockring Dispute

Hard Factor

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 57:39


The US Government UFO/UAP Report was 9 pages of fluff that let everyone down, China is awarding the Wuhan virology lab for their amazing work of probably making/covering up Covid-19… which the Delta variant is now pissing in the worlds' grits. Rattlesnakes are invading California; and Ringo Starr is finally getting some action after his namesake cockrings. (00:00:00) Timestamps (00:07:25) Daily Buzz Observances and History (00:11:30) Buzz #5 - Sydney back on lockdown for Delta variant, and WHO wants us to go back to Covid protocols world-wide (00:15:10) Buzz #4 - RIP Senator Mike Gravel (00:16:15) Buzz #3 - The UFO report finally dropped from the US government, and as expected it sucks ass (00:18:00) Buzz #2 - Update on the deadly building collapse in Surfside Florida where rescue crews are still searching for survivors (00:20:05) Buzz #1 - SPORTS: US Olympic trials, NHL, NBL, Euros, Golf, and Sign Lady causes MASSIVE crash at Tour de France (00:28:15) Rattlesnakes, bears and other wildlife are invading residential areas in California due to drought and development (00:32:55) Ringo Starr is finally getting paid by the cockrings named after him (00:41:50) Tik Tok International Moment (00:42:20) TTIM #1 - Genius bee clones itself to live on forever at the expense of other hives (00:45:45) TTIM #2 - Wuhan Lab of Virology nominated for China's highest scientific award for their “work” on Covid-19… this is the lab where the virus likely may have originated from (00:47:55) TTIM #3 - Outback in England wants “sheilas with bazookas” (00:57:55) Dark Room w/ Wes - Youngest pregnancies of all time, including an 11 year-old new mother in the UK This and much more brought to you by our incredible sponsors: FRESHLY - Get $40 off your first 2 orders (as low as $6.16/meal) at http://Freshly.com/HardFactor GREEN ROOM - Hard Factor will be hosting LIVE conversations soon on Spotify's new app Green Room. Download here: https://www.spotify.com/us/greenroom Follow Hard Factor: Twitter - @HardFactorNews Instagram - @HardFactorNews Youtube - HardFactorNews

This Day in History Class
Battle of Zacatecas / Sholes, Glidden, and Soulé awarded typewriter patent - June 23

This Day in History Class

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 13:39


The bloodiest battle in the revolution to overthrow Victoriano Huerta -- the Battle of Zacatecas, or La Toma de Zacatecas -- took place on this day in 1914. / On this day in 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes, Samuel Soulé, and Carlos Glidden were awarded U.S. patent number 79,265 for their typewriter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Ticket Top 10
Campound 2021: Campound MVP Awarded

The Ticket Top 10

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 6:21


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Cure For The Common Life with Joseph McClendon III
How To Transform Your Madness Into Genius, With Dr. Reef Karim

Cure For The Common Life with Joseph McClendon III

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 37:12


“Your fate will ultimately be determined by the energy of your two minds, which are actually one.”Today I am joined by a human who without a shadow of a doubt fits the description of a true Renaissance man, Dr. Reef Karim! It's rare to find a scientist and a performing artist sharing the same mind, and that's precisely the pure magic you experience when in conversation with this guy. An academic by day, and a creative by night, Dr. Reef Karim specializes in connecting our cognitive and creative minds to teach entrepreneurs and creative leaders how to activate our energy of originality for high performance in business and in life. Awarded for his innovative work both in medicine and entertainment, Dr. Reef joins me today to talk about what it takes to live an extraordinary, energetic and authentic life. Oh- and did I mention he's hilarious too?! Tune into Episode 41 of Cure For The Common Life to hear more!In this episode you will learn: Some background on Dr. Reef Karim (1:23), What drives Dr. Reef to accomplish so many magnificent things, as well as his experience coming of age immersed in a constant conflict between following who society and his parents wanted him to be vs. becoming the person his own internal wisdom and unique voice yearned to embody (3:58) How he got into personal development (8:04) The 4 things Dr. Reef believes connects mental health empowerment with personal development (10:26) Why Dr. Reef believes so many of us are struggling with maintaining our mental wellness in modern day society (11:05) The reason why his brand is based around “Madness,” and how the trajectory of his life was heavily impacted by a mystic in the Middle East (13:10) The process Reef takes his clients through with the Mad Genius Incubator he created (20:32) Why you shouldn't sleep with your genius idea right away (28:00) A few, vital reasons why you have to go to out of your way to uncover and expand your authenticity (29:03).Let's Connect!WebsiteTwitterFacebookInstagramConnect With Dr. Reef Karim:www.GetMentalClarity.comwww.MadGeniusIncubator.comSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.