April 11, 2018The Strathclyde University/Cosanti Foundation educational program continues this year with the arrival of Lim Chon Keat, known to us as “CK”. As with past participants, CK’s studies include the theory of Arcology, overseen by Co-President Jeff Stein, and sustainable technologies, overseen by Habitat Coordinator Scott Riley. This year the sustainable technologies studies are focused on our electrical system and related solar photovoltaic potentials.In the first photo CK is pictured on the right, working alongside Dennis McLaughlin, a visiting electrical engineer who is undertaking an extensive study of our primary electrical system.In the second photo, CK and resident Solar PV expert Michael Bittman are inspecting one of the many Solar PV rooftop installations at Arizona State University. The information will be useful in the design of a similar system for our Visitors Parking lot.The final image is the “energy mountain” – an energy use graph of the ten transformers of the campus electrical system against the backdrop of the midnight-to-midnight sky.
Amazon-owned movie streaming company Lovefilm and Sony Pictures Television have signed a multi-year content deal giving Lovefilm customers exclusive streaming access to new and forthcoming Sony Pictures titles during the second subscription pay TV window, as well as catalogue titles and TV series, from June 2012.The agreement with Sony Pictures Television is the latest in a line of exclusive content deals announced by Lovefilm in the UK in recent months, including deals with Warner Bros, Entertainment One, Studiocanal, Disney, Momentum and Lionsgate.Lovefilm customers members will be able to stream Sony Pictures titles including The Social Network and action-thriller Salt at no extra cost and as part of their existing subscription.Simon Calver, chief executive of Lovefilm, said: “Our latest major content agreement means we’ll be able to exclusively offer our members world-class content from Sony Pictures. The number of recent high profile deals we have secured means we are able to keep expanding the service, offering our members high quality films and TV and the ability to watch as much as they want for one low monthly price.”
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is launching the Paramount Channel in Romania and increasing its distribution of the network in Hungary after striking a deal with operator RCS&RDS. A fully localised Romanian version of the 24-hour TV film channel will be available to pay TV subscribers of digital and satellite basic packages. In Hungary, the RCS&RDS deal increases the Paramount Channel’s footprint, with the channel having first gone live in this market in February of this year.Paramount Channel Hungary is already available through most of the major operators in the country, on platforms including Magyar Telekom, Tarr, PR-Telecom and Invitel.“We’re delighted to be extending the reach of Paramount Channel to our viewers in Romania and increasing our penetration in the Hungarian market so soon after the channel launch in February,” said David Lynn, managing director, VIMN UK, Australia and Central and Eastern Europe.“This deal, with our long-standing affiliate partner RCS&RDS, is a testament to the success of the Paramount Channel brand. Viewers in Romania are among the first globally to be able to access this service and we’re confident it will be just as successful as it has been in other markets and will help us continue to grow our share of key audiences in these important European markets.”The Paramount Channel launched in Spain in 2012, in France in 2013 and in Russia in 2014.
Streaming service Netflix has greenlit an eight-episode, straight-to-series comedy from The Millers and Arrested Development star Will Arnett.Flaked comes from Arnett and Mark Chappell (The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and follows a self-appointed “guru” in an insular Californian community those carefully crafted image and sobriety begins to unravel after he falls for the object of his best friend’s desires.Electus and Pricipato-Young coproduce with Arnett, Chappell, Ben Silverman, Peter Principato and Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz executive producing.Arnett is already attached to Netflix’s animated adult comedy BoJack Horseman. He recently scored a development deal with CBS Television Studios after launching prodco Electric Avenue, though his CBS comedy The Millers was cancelled last year after two seasons.Flaked, meanwhile, is Netflix’s latest comedy. Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and F if For Family are all in the works.
AS families, couples, and friends take to the roads this Easter weekend, police are advising everybody to belt up to stay safe in vehicles.Too many lives are lost or people seriously injured not wearing their seat belts during an accident.If you wear your seat belt you should be all white. PSNI Foyle’s Facebook page is hoping to drive home the warning with this message:“No seatbelt? You must be yolking, don’t whisk it!“Remember; wearing a seat belt greatly improves your chance of avoiding death or serious injury in the event of a collision.“This is the truth and not an eggs-aggeration. “It is not only the law but it could also save your life.“Don’t egg-nore this advice!#EggcitingEggPuns #KeepingPeopleSafe #WearYourSeatbeltDON’T EGG-NORE THIS ADVICE: YOU WHISK YOUR LIFE IF YOU DON’T WEAR YOUR SEAT BELT was last modified: April 14th, 2017 by John2John2 Tags: DON’T EGG-NORE THIS ADVICE: YOU WHISK YOUR LIFE IF YOU DON’T WEAR YOUR SEAT BELT ShareTweet
“In our personal lives many of us have lived with that same devastation. “Our Endoscopy staff too part in this relay for all the patients who have come into contact with our service in the past and all the patients who will be unlucky enough to cross our paths in the future. “For those of us whose families have and still are battling cancer and those of us bravely fighting and beating cancer every day.“To date, the team have raised £6,160!” STAFF at Derry’s Altnagelvin Hospital have helped raise over £6,000 for bowel cancer awareness.The Western Trust say: “Our Endoscopy Team in Altnagelvin Hospital took part in the Cancer Research UK Relay for Life over the weekend in St Columb’s Park, Derry/ to raise funds for and awareness of bowel cancer“As health professionals we see first hand the devastation a cancer diagnosis can cause. Altnagelvin’s endoscopy team raise over £6,000 for bowel cancer awareness was last modified: June 27th, 2019 by John2John2 Tags: ShareTweet 000 for bowel cancer awarenessALTNAGELVIN HOSPIALAltnagelvin’s endoscopy team raise over £6bowel cancer awarenessCancer UKRelay For LifeSt Columb’s ParkWESTERN TRUST