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BASIC

BASIC is a family of general-purpose, high-level programming languages whose design philosophy emphasizes ease of use. The original version was designed by John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz and released at Dartmouth College in 1964, they wanted to enable students in fields other than mathematics to use computers. At the time, nearly all use of computers required writing custom software, something only scientists and mathematicians tended to learn. In addition to the language itself and Kurtz developed the Dartmouth Time Sharing System, which allowed multiple users to edit and run BASIC programs at the same time; this general model became popular on minicomputer systems like the PDP-11 and Data General Nova in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Hewlett-Packard produced an entire computer line for this method of operation, introducing the HP2000 series in the late 1960s and continuing sales into the 1980s. Many early video games trace their history to one of these versions of BASIC; the emergence of early microcomputers in the mid-1970s led to the development of the original Microsoft BASIC in 1975.

Due to the tiny main memory available on these machines 4 kB, a variety of Tiny BASIC dialects was created. BASIC was available for any system of the era, became the de facto programming language for the home computer systems that emerged in the late 1970s; these machines always had a BASIC interpreter installed by default in the machine's firmware or sometimes on a ROM cartridge. BASIC fell from use during the 1980s as newer machines with far greater capabilities came to market and other programming languages became tenable. In 1991, Microsoft released Visual Basic, combining a updated version of BASIC with a visual forms builder; this reignited use of the language and "VB" remains a major programming language in the form of VB. NET. John G. Kemeny was the math department chairman at Dartmouth College. Based on his reputation as an innovator in math teaching, in 1959 the school won an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award for $500,000 to build a new department building. Thomas E. Kurtz had joined the department in 1956, from the 1960s Kemeny and Kurtz agreed on the need for programming literacy among students outside the traditional STEM fields.

Kemeny noted that "Our vision was that every student on campus should have access to a computer, any faculty member should be able to use a computer in the classroom whenever appropriate. It was as simple as that."Kemeny and Kurtz had made two previous experiments with simplified languages, DARSIMCO and DOPE. These did not progress past a single freshman class. New experiments using Fortran and ALGOL followed, but Kurtz concluded these languages were too tricky for what they desired; as Kurtz noted, Fortran had numerous oddly-formed commands, notably an "almost impossible-to-memorize convention for specifying a loop:'DO 100, I = 1, 10, 2'. Is it'1, 10, 2' or'1, 2, 10', is the comma after the line number required or not?"Moreover, the lack of any sort of immediate feedback was a key problem. Kurtz suggested. Small programs would return results in a few seconds; this led to increasing interest in a system using time-sharing and a new language for use by non-STEM students. Kemeny wrote the first version of BASIC.

The acronym BASIC comes from the name of an unpublished paper by Thomas Kurtz. The new language was patterned on FORTRAN II. However, the syntax was changed. For instance, the difficult to remember DO loop was replaced by the much easier to remember FOR I = 1 TO 10 STEP 2, the line number used in the DO was instead indicated by the NEXT I; the cryptic IF statement of Fortran, whose syntax matched a particular instruction of the machine on which it was written, became the simpler IF I=5 THEN GOTO 100. These changes made the language much less idiosyncratic while still having an overall structure and feel similar to the original FORTRAN; the project received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, used to purchase a GE-225 computer for processing, a Datanet-30 realtime processor to handle the Teletype Model 33 teleprinters used for input and output. A team of a dozen undergraduates worked on the project for about a year, writing both the DTSS system and the BASIC compiler; the main CPU was replaced by a GE-235, still by a GE-635.

The first version BASIC language was released on 1 May 1964. One of the graduate students on the implementation team was Mary Kenneth Keller, one of the first people in the United States to earn a Ph. D. in computer science and the first woman to do so. BASIC concentrated on supporting straightforward mathematical work, with matrix arithmetic support from its initial implementation as a batch language, character string functionality being added by 1965. Wanting use of the language to become widespread, its designers made the compiler available free of charge, they made it available to high schools in the Hanover, New Hampshire are

Yaarukku Theriyum

Yaarukku Theriyum is a 2012 Indian film directed by Kamaraj, who directed Perusu, a film based on Ayodhyakuppam Veeramani. The film stars Nishan, Sanjana Singh, Achyuth Kumar, Harish Raj, Sanjana Singh, Kalabhavan Mani and Riyaz Khan in the lead roles; this film was shot in Kannada and Malayalam, with the Kannada and Malyalam versions titled Challenge and 120 Minutes, respectively. The soundtrack consists of two songs composed by Kannan. Kannada versionChallenge Beku Enne Kudi The Tamil version released to polarized reviews while the Kannada version released to positive reviews. Tamil versionThe Time of India gave the film three out of five stars stating that "Yaarukku Theriyum is a rare movie that has brought together smaller names from the south Indian film industry"; the Times of India praised the performances of Achyutha Kumar and Harish Raj saying that "Kannada actors Achyuth Kumar and Harish Raj, as humourous Baasha, come out on top with their performances". On the contrary, News 18 stating that "Despite an engaging plot, the film struggles to keep you hooked and graduates as one sans any thrills".

News 18 criticized the use of English dialogue in the film. The New Indian Express criticized the film stating that "But the characters are too many, the numerous sub-plots linking them at times seem contrived". Kannada versionSify stated that "The film takes a slow start but picks up with the narrative becoming interesting and it continues to engage you till the climax"

New York City THC

New York City THC is a handball club from New York City. The club was found 1973 by United Nations employees. Gold:2019 North American and the Caribbean Senior Club Championship 9th:2019 IHF Super Globe 8th:2019 IHF Women's Super Globe Source: USA Team Handball Nationals Men's Elite Division Gold: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018 Silver: 2013, 2016 Bronze: 2004, 2005, 2010 Men's Open Division I Gold: 2000 Silver: 2013, 2018 Bronze: 2017 Men's Open Division II Gold: 2017 Women's Open Division Gold: 2019 Silver: 1989, 2001, 2002, 2011, 2015, 2017, 2018 Bronze: 2000, 2012, 2016 Canadian Nationals Men's Gold: 2014 International Copper Box Men's Gold: 1-time Pan American Men's Club Handball Championship 5th place: 2016 Northeast Team Handball League Division 1 Gold: 2009-10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19 Division 2 Gold: 2012-13, 2017–18 Silver: 2016-17 Bronze: 2014-15 Women's Division Gold: 2011-12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19 Silver: 2014-15 Official website

Nima Behnoud

Nima Behnoud is an Iranian-American artist and Creative Director. He is the first fashion designer who implemented Persian calligraphy in a form of clothing and on the creation of the brand NIMANY in New York. Nima Behnoud was born in Iran, to Masoud Behnoud and Mina. K. Hatami, his father was a author. He was born during the Iranian Revolution. In 1994 Nima Behnoud left Iran to San Francisco to study design. Soon after his arrival, he began working with several design firms. In the summer of 1996 he started working at Colortone, the design house that produced the Apple Computer campaign, "think different". Soon after he was hired by “Jamison Cawdrey Advertising ” where he experienced the fashion industry firsthand by art directing photo shoots and campaigns for shopping malls in northern California. In 1999 After spending 5 years in San Francisco’s advertising agencies, Nima Behnoud moved to New York City to attend Fashion Institute of Technology. Nima started his career in New York by working as an Art Director for L’Oreal Paris Nima joined Nautica’s activewear designer and Tourneau’s creative team creating advertising campaigns and providing design direction.

In 2004 after graduating from FIT a production team was put together and the first series of NIMANY T-shirts were produced. The name NIMANY was created adding New York to his first name to pay homage to the city that inspired his vision; the initial process included hand picking the garments, opening and re-stitching the cuts, dying the colors through a chemical process and silk screening quotes of Persian poets such as Hafez and Rumi. By stacking the graphics on top of each other, new patterns were created that did not state any particular literal message, rather displaying the beauty of Persian typography on a garment. NIMANY was carried by Barneys and Fred Segals and few smaller boutiques nationwide in 2008. During the same time he decided to go back to FIT and this time to study the masters program Global Fashion Management. A program that gave him the artillery to run a brand and manage a supply chain, he attended intense training in Paris at L'Institut Français de la Mode and on in Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

He received his masters from the program in the spring of 2010. While studying in Paris, he became interested in jewelry design. Upon his return to New York his brand took a turn from T-shirts into accessories; the collection consisted of evening clutches, silk scarves and fashion jewelry such as. He designed a ring by stylizing a formation of the letter H in the Persian language that became the popular item for several years and sold over 10,000 pieces and has been copied numerous times by independent jewelers. Today NIMANY is being sold online worldwide and celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Heidi Klum, Paris & Nicky Hilton, Jim Carrey, Shiva Safai and Alexandra Richards sport his items. Major publications such as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Maxim and Washington Times have written about NIMANY. In 2015 he was named by Vanity Fair one of the top 10 influential Iranian-American artists in US. In the spring of 2011 he started the collaboration with Jacob & Co known as Jacob the Jeweler, he designed and created several campaigns including a campaign with the soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.

LeBook In 2015 Nima designed a line of jewelry called "NIMA" for Co.. The pieces that were priced up to $50,000. In 2016 Nima collaborated with Jacob & Co and produced the first Yeezy jewelry collection for Kanye West, pieces were showcased at Yeezy's fall 2016 fashion show in New York. During the years that NIMANY was forming in New York Nima Behnoud created studio art pieces on canvas and paper, using acrylic paints, silk screens and other media. In 2014 he decided to open the studio doors to selected curators including a curator from Paris who hand picked a selection and put together a solo exhibition at galerie Nicolas Flamel in Paris. Four other solo shows followed in New York, his works has been sold at Bonham's Contemporary Middle Eastern Art auction. Many of his accessories collections are inspired from his original Art Works, he uses his collection of Art Works as a reference library for the creation of his future designs. Nima released a collection of Silk Scarves based on series of his paintings in 2014.

In 2015 he collaborated with Jacob Arabo again and created a limited edition Art Works inspired by the rarest diamonds and gemstones of the world. The collection of 15 pieces were sold to the private collectors of rare gemstones, he lives with his wife in New York City

Paul Kochanski

Paul Kochanski was a Polish violinist and arranger active in the United States. Paweł Kochański was born in Odessa to Polish-Jewish parents and studied violin first with his father and at age 7 with Emil Młynarski, whose teacher had been Leopold Auer. In 1898 Młynarski went to Warsaw, upon founding the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra in 1901, summoned Kochanski aged 14, to be its concertmaster, he took charge of his upbringing and education, treating him like a son and stating that he believed he would become a world-class soloist. In 1903, with sponsorship from leading Warsaw families arranged by Młynarski, Kochanski went to Brussels to study with César Thomson at the Brussels Conservatoire. There, after four months, he received the Premier prix avec la plus grande distinction, it was at this point, as he was beginning his itinerant virtuoso career, that he met Arthur Rubinstein, through the invitation of Juliusz Wertheim. They realised their shared musical sympathies, but the friendship, rich with youthful energy took off in 1907 with their concerts for the Warsaw Philharmonic, including duo performances of Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata and Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio with the cellist J. Sabelik.

In 1908, with Jozef Jaroszyński, they made a triumphant tour of European capitals, including Berlin, Paris and Karlsbad, in 1908–9 Kochanski and Rubinstein performed the Franck Violin Sonata in A, the Kreutzer again, a Brahms trio for the Warsaw Philharmonic. From 1909 to 1911 Kochanski taught at the Warsaw Conservatory as professor of violin. In 1909 he and Rubinstein gave the first performance of Karol Szymanowski's Violin Sonata in D minor, their participation, with their friend Szymanowski, in the movement known as Young Poland, helped to promote more progressive musical attitudes in Warsaw. In 1911, Kochanski married Zosia Kohn, his father-in-law, a lawyer, bought him a Stradivarius violin for his wedding present. Szymanowski dedicated his Violin Concerto No. 1 in 1916 to Kochanski. In 1913–1914 in London, Rubinstein introduced Kochanski to the music room of Paul and Muriel Draper, to which they introduced Szymanowski, where Paul met Igor Stravinsky. In this circle they were with Pablo Casals, Jacques Thibaud, Lionel Tertis, Pierre Monteux and others.

Stravinsky dedicated a transcription for violin and piano of three pieces from The Firebird to Kochanski, who participated in two of Rubinstein's recitals at Bechstein Hall in 1914, one of, devoted to contemporary music. In 1916 he succeeded Leopold Auer, teaching at the St. Petersburg Conservatory until 1918, he moved on to teach at the Kiev Conservatory from 1918 to 1920. In January 1920, he premiered Tarantella in Warsaw. In 1920 he lived in London, gave a joint recital with Rubinstein at Wigmore Hall. In London they were reunited with Szymanowski, with whom Paul and Zosia spent time in Brighton. Kochanski and Szymanowski gave a joint recital at Wigmore Hall in January 1921, a few weeks the four set off for New York City where Paul Draper and George Engels were awaiting them, they were received into musical circles and Rubinstein giving the world premiere of Ernest Bloch's Violin Sonata No. 1 soon afterwards. Kochanski made a sensational debut in the Brahms Violin Concerto at Carnegie Hall, was in demand.

The four returned to England, but went back to New York in autumn 1921. In April 1922, Kochanski played in Buenos Aires. From this point on, Kochanski's career was based in New York, he taught at the Juilliard School from 1924, heading the violin faculty until his death of cancer at age 46 in 1934. In 1933, when he was dying, he helped Szymanowski complete his Second Violin Concerto and gave the premiere. A non-religious ceremony was held at the school, attended by 1,500 people. According to Rubinstein, who loved him as his dearest friend, Kochanski enjoyed conversations with straightforward people, played cards and sometimes spoke roughly, he could be abrupt, impatient or rude, could get angry and walk out, slamming doors behind him. Dr. John Erskin, the dean of the Juilliard School, said of him: "Magnificent as his playing and teaching were, I think he was a bigger man than we had yet realized, his influence and his fame were only beginning. Had he lived, I believe he would have distinguished himself in composition, to which his attention was turning."

The Music Department of Poland's National Library in Warsaw contains the Paweł Kochański Manuscript Collection. The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage funded the purchase of his written creative work from Sotheby's, New York in December 1988 for the Library. Media related to Paweł Kochański at Wikimedia Commons

Dasmesh Public School, Faridkot

Dasmesh Public School, Faridkot, is a school in the state of Punjab, India. Dasmesh Public School is a co-educational private secondary school, situated at Talwandi road, Faridkot; the school uses English as the medium for instruction. The school is spread in more than 60 acres of land, with huge playgrounds for several sports like football, handball, basketball, etc; the staff is cooperative and well qualified. The school has a swimming pool, lying under construction for many years and has not started functioning and an indoor gym; the school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The school has been performing well in academics as well as sports, it is well known for its performance in N. T. S. E all over India; the school is run by the Sangat Sahib Bhai Pheru Sikh Educational Society, Faridkot, to provide education to children without regard to caste and color. Http://dasmeshschoolfdk.com/