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Dooly Building

The Dooly Building was an office building designed by architect Louis Sullivan in Salt Lake City, Utah, at 109 West Second South Street. It was one of four buildings. Built in 1892, it was demolished in 1964, it was described by the Historic American Buildings Survey as the best work by Sullivan in the west. The building's contractor was Bernard Henry Lichter. Tenants included a post office, the Alta Club, offices of architects and engineers; the Dooly Building was named for John E. Dooly, a member of the building's investment syndicate and a prominent civic leader; the six-story building used a structural steel frame, with a masonry facade and wood floor joists, fireproofed by cinder aggregate in the joist spaces. The exterior featured a sandstone storefront at street level, with a row of paired arched windows above; the top four floors were brick with paired sashes, the topmost pairs arched at the top. A plain overhanging cornice crowned the building; the main entrance was a deep arch at the center of the long elevation.

The rear walls were common brick, plainly detailed. Heating was provided by pot-belly stoves in each suite with flues in the building's columns; the McIntyre Building in Salt Lake City, designed by architect Richard Kletting, has been asserted to be "the earliest and best example of Sullivanesque architecture in the state" besides the Dooly Building. Historic American Buildings Survey No. UT-91, "Dooly Building, 109 West Second South Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, UT", 1 photo, 4 data pages http://saltlakearchitecture.blogspot.com/2009/03/dooly-building.html

The Rehearsal (play)

The Rehearsal was a satirical play aimed at John Dryden and at the sententious and overly ambitious theatre of the Restoration tragedy. The play was first staged on December 7, 1671 at the Theatre Royal, published anonymously in 1672, but it is by George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and others. Several people have been suggested as collaborators, including Samuel Butler of Hudibras fame, Martin Clifford, Thomas Sprat, a Royal Society founder and Bishop of Rochester; the play concerns a playwright named Bayes attempting to stage a play. The play he is going to put on is made up entirely of excerpts of existing heroic dramas; the name "Bayes" indicates the poet laureate. The previous poet laureate had been William Davenant, Davenant did stage spectacles and plays with exceptionally bombastic speeches from the heroes. However, the poet laureate at the time of the play was Dryden, most of the excerpts in the play-within-a-play are liftings from Dryden. In particular, Dryden's The Conquest of Granada, his most popular play, is the play Buckingham parodies.

Dryden had written other heroic drama aside from The Conquest of Granada. In fact, he had been so prolific in that vein that Martin Clifford accused him of "stealing from himself." The reason that The Conquest of Granada was such a target, however, is the Preface to the printed version of The Conquest of Granada. There, Dryden scolds his fellow dramatists for having immoral heroes and low sentiments, he proposes a new type of theatre, the heroic drama. Buckingham's play is, in a sense, the old theatre biting him back. In The Rehearsal, a director/author attempts to put on a new play, he lectures his actors and critics with impossible and absurd instructions on the importance of what they are doing; the Rehearsal infuriated Dryden, it is not possible to see the satire without some political cause or effect. However, for readers and viewers what was most delightful was the way that Buckingham punctures the puffed up bombast of Dryden's plays. By taking Dryden's own words out of context and pasting them together, Buckingham disrupts whatever emotions that might have gone with them and exposes their inherent absurdity.

The play is credited with putting an end to heroic drama. If "heroic drama" is understood only as the writings of Dryden in an heroic vein perhaps The Rehearsal was a success. Dryden was unwilling to pursue heroic drama for long after The Rehearsal came out. Whether The Rehearsal or the she-tragedy made popular by the acting of Elizabeth Barry did it, there was a turn away from the Classical heroes of Dryden's heroic drama. However, new plays with exaggerated heroes who mouth impossibly high-sounding moral sentiments and accomplish impossibly extravagant actions continued to be written through to the 1740s. In fact, the trend toward absurdly lofty bombast and sentiment was so strong that Richard Brinsley Sheridan reworked The Rehearsal for his play, The Critic, where the target was the inflated importance and prose of theatre criticism. To some degree, the parodic form of a play-within-a-play goes back to Shakespeare's satire of pantomime plays in A Midsummer Night's Dream and forward to the contemporary Mel Brooks film The Producers.

Eighteenth-century editions of The Rehearsal contained a Key that identified the Restoration plays to which Buckingham and his collaborators allude in their work. The Key was attributed to Buckingham himself, but is the work of Morphew Briscoe. Briscoe's Key contains some accurate information, but has deficiencies. Commentators have worked to improve upon it. Reproduced from the first edition, but adjusted to modern spelling. Bayes Johnson Smith Two Kings of Brentford Prince Pretty-man Prince Volscius Gentleman Usher Physician Drawcansir General Lieutenant General Cordelio Tom Thimble Fisherman Sun Thunder Players Soldiers Two Heralds Four Cardinals Mayor Judges Sergeants at Arms Amaryllis Cloris Parthenope Pallas Lightning Moon Earth Attendants of Men and Women Johnson and Smith, who has just come to the city from the country, meet by chance and begin talking about the new plays that are being shown; the author and director of a new play, Bayes and introduces his production to the two men, boasting about the greatness of his work.

Lacking inspiration for original material, Bayes steals all of his ideas from different epics and plays of the time, as well as classical authors such as Seneca and Pliny. Wanting to show off his play, he offers to bring Smith to a rehearsal; when the three men arrive at the rehearsal stage, the actors are seen struggling to understand how they should portray their roles. Bayes continually intervenes to explain what's going on in the play to Smith and Johnson and to direct the players; because it lacks logic or continuity, Smith asks Bayes about the plot of the play. However, Bayes asserts. Johnson spurs Bayes on, because he wants to see the foolishness of the play and to irritate his close friend Smith. One proposed prologue or epilogue of Bayes’ play features the characters Thunder and Lightning, who threaten the audience; the prologue is ludicrous and Smith once again questions Bayes about what's happening. Bayes defends himself and the play by stating that it is a "new way of writing.” Because at first he doesn't understand that Smith is criticising, Bayes just an

SILVIA

Symbolically Isolated Linguistically Variable Intelligence Algorithms, or more popularly known as SILVIA, is a core platform technology developed by Cognitive Code. SILVIA was developed, designed to recognize and interpret speech and interact with applications and operating systems, all while interacting with a user; the technology can be run and operate via cloud, a mobile application, a part of network, or via server. Leslie Spring founded Cognitive Code in 2007 and is the inventor and architect of Cognitive Code’s SILVIA Platform. Prior to founding Cognitive Code, Leslie worked for such companies such as Electronic Arts and Sony heading up their software development teams responsible for building graphics systems, 3D game engines, custom software developer tools. In addition to Leslie Spring, the company's John Chen. Cognitive Code received venture capital funding from New York investment firm Channel Mark Investments who went on to become majority owners of the company; the platform was released on January 1, 2008.

SILVIA was developed to recognize and interpret any human interaction: through text and any other human input. The platform allows an application of it in all applicable and possible applications which allows natural and intuitive human interaction; the system allows easy implementation. It has a complete set of graphical user interface tools which can aid in developing intelligent objects or entities, has an array of API scripts which can be embedded in any compatible applications. Differentiating SILVIA from other similar technologies, the platform can be used in different computing platforms and operating systems which can seamlessly allow easy transfer of data. Aside from being available in all platforms, SILVIA uses a non-command based system wherein inputs are based on normal human conversational language, not on pre-coded commands like what Google's Google Now and Apple Inc.'s Siri used. SILVIA is composed of several components: SILVIA Core: A runtime engine which can be configurable for use in any user, server, or mobile systems.

It can be embedded. SILVIA Server: A configurable system of SILVIA Cores for automated management. SILVIA Voice: A modular component designed for accepting voice input and rendering voice output, it can be used within an application, web page, or as part of SILVIA server for better optimization of media streaming. SILVIA API: Is one of the several components of SILVIA wherein programmers are allowed to create applications, plug-in based functionality. SILVIA Studio: A graphical system for application-specific behavior development. SILVIA can be used in several applications, such as: being used in call centers, smart phones like the iPhone and Android devices, voice search or other voice-related applications. Unlike other similar technologies, SILVIA can intelligently respond to its users, not in one or two words or small phrases but in complete sentences. SILVIA has been used by several companies such as Northrop Grumman. Northrop Grumman used the technology in order to aid the company's employees to much better communicate with computers and mobile devices using natural language.

The company utilizes the technology in the development and deployment of military training applications. "SILVIA is currently being used for training and simulation applications for the US Military. The platform is revolutionary as it can be used in gaming through its SILVIA Unity platform, is being introduced for use in toys. Cognitive Code and its technology platform was included in the list of TechCrunch's TechCrunch40. Official website

On the Double (film)

On The Double is a 1961 film, directed by Melville Shavelson, who wrote the screenplay with Jack Rose. It stars Danny Kaye who plays, as in many of his films, two roles — in this case, an American soldier and a British General. England, 1944. After an attempt on the life of British high commander General Sir Lawrence MacKenzie-Smith by German intelligence, all military camps in England are sealed off, resulting in leaves of absences being revoked. Ernie Williams, a most reluctant American soldier and talented mimic, his fellow conscript Joseph Praeger are thus left trapped in an Allied army camp in southeast England just before they can return to the States. In order to relieve his frustration, Ernie impersonates MacKenzie during dinner in the mess hall. However, Praeger's unfamiliarity with cars causes them to be caught before they get out of sight of the gate guards; the incident and Ernie's remarkable resemblance to MacKenzie cause Allied military intelligence leaders Colonel Somerset and Colonel Houston to consider recruiting Ernie as the General's political decoy, in order to thwart the assassination plot.

After Ernie is presented to MacKenzie in person, the General, after some initial reservations, agrees to the plan. MacKenzie's life is at stake because he is the leading strategist in the upcoming invasion of the European mainland. Only Sergeant Twickenham, MacKenzie's batman, is made privy to the situation, as he is to help Ernie maintain the deceit. However, the most vital detail - that Ernie will serve as a decoy target for German intelligence - is conveniently withheld from him; the situation begins to unravel when Lady Margaret, MacKenzie's wife, returns prematurely from a war bond tour in Canada to inform MacKenzie of her intention to divorce him, having tired of his neglect of her and his womanizing. As the result of Ernie's attempts to greet her with innocent marital affection, Lady Margaret recognizes him as an impostor and is out of necessity made familiar with the situation. Taking pity on Ernie, she tells him more private details about MacKenzie which help complement his disguise.

However, German intelligence continues its liquidation attempts, which result in Twickenham getting poisoned and a sniping attempt during a rallying speech to the troops, prompting Margaret to tell Ernie the entire truth. However, while trying to hand in his resignation from the project and Margaret learn that the plane MacKenzie was travelling on was shot down by the Germans, with all hands lost, forcing Ernie to carry on the charade. At a regimental party where Ernie is supposed to participate, the Secret Service intends to expose and apprehend a traitor, feeding information about MacKenzie to the Germans. During the party, Ernie is nearly exposed as an impostor by his usual blunders and MacKenzie's aggressively domineering aunt, Lady Vivian. Acting upon Lady Margaret's advice, he pretends to be drunk and have a fight with his wife in order to have an excuse for leaving the party early. Afterwards, in private and Margaret confess that they have developed feelings for each other, but Ernie receives a message that the traitor was caught and that he is ordered back to Headquarters.

On his way there, he is kidnapped by Captain Patterson and Sergeant Bridget Stanhope, MacKenzie's driver and mistress as well as Patterson's accomplice. Ernie is flown to Berlin and interrogated about the Allied invasion plans, his German captors refuse to believe his desperate attempts to explain that he is a mere decoy. Forced to go along with the game, he begins to blab about non-existent invasion plots, which the Germans take for the truth. Once left alone, Ernie acquires a list of German agents in Britain and facilitates his escape from German Headquarters. Chased through the streets of Berlin in the midst of a nocturnal bombing raid, he keeps changing disguises on the proverbial run, including a brief stint as Adolf Hitler and a subsequent cabaret act in a Berlin nightclub as "Fräulein Lilli" Finally, disguised as a pilot, Ernie boards a German bomber and manages to parachute out over England. Captured, he is brought to General Wiffingham, a friend of MacKenzie's, but as he reads him the names on his list, Ernie discovers to his dismay that Wiffingham is the chief Nazi infiltrator within the British Secret Service.

Somerset has in the meantime figured out Wiffingham's true allegiance on his own, rescues Ernie before Wiffingham can have him silenced via summary execution by firing squad for espionage. The invasion proceeds smoothly, what appears to be MacKenzie returns from the dead, only to reveal himself to Margaret as Ernie, the two end the film confessing their love for each other. Danny Kaye as Private First Class Ernie Williams / General Sir Lawrence MacKenzie-Smith Dana Wynter as Lady Margaret MacKenzie-Smith Wilfrid Hyde-White as Colonel Somerset Margaret Rutherford as Lady Vivian Diana Dors as Sergeant Bridget Stanhope Allan Cuthbertson as Captain Patterson Jesse White as Corporal

Atlético Celaya

The Club Atlético Celaya was a Mexican football club from Celaya, Guanajuato. The club was formed in 1994 when the two second-division clubs Atletico Cuernavaca and Escuadra Celeste de Celaya merged. Another team, Atlético Español, was merged at a date. All merging clubs have brought a piece of their old identity into the new formed club: from Atlético Cuernavaca were taken the name to the new club, from Celeste de Celaya were taken their light blue colors and from Atlético Español the mascot, the bull, which has given the new team their nickname toros. Atlético Celaya has taken the second-division position of their predecessors and has reached the top-level; the first year in Primera División was their most successful season ever. First, they could win their group and in the play-offs they could make their way up to the finals in which they lost only due to the away-goal-rule after playing 1:1 and 0:0 with Necaxa, but from now on the club rather find itself in lower regions of the table. They had financial problems which led to the sale of their first-division-license to an industrialist from Morelos in winter 2002/03.

He has formed a new team with the name Colibríes de Morelos but it disappeared as fast as it once appeared. At the same time when Atlético Celaya has disappeared, their older city neighbour Club Celaya was reactivated again when CF La Piedad moved to Celaya; the club's original colors in the 1950s were white. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the club started using black and white with a topical v shape across the chest for home games and a black stripe shirt for away games, which they still use to this date. First kit evolution Won promotion to the Primera División in 1994–95 Emilio Butrageño & Hugo Sanchez retired from Atletico Celaya