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Chemistry Development Kit

The Chemistry Development Kit is computer software, a library in the programming language Java, for chemoinformatics and bioinformatics. It is available for Windows, Linux and macOS, it is free and open-source software distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License 2.0. The CDK was created by Christoph Steinbeck, Egon Willighagen and Dan Gezelter developers of Jmol and JChemPaint, to provide a common code base, on 27–29 September 2000 at the University of Notre Dame; the first source code release was made on 11 May 2011. Since more than 100 people have contributed to the project, leading to a rich set of functions, as given below. Between 2004 and 2007, CDK News was the project's newsletter of which all articles are available from a public archive. Due to an unsteady rate of contributions, the newsletter was put on hold. Unit testing, code quality checking, Javadoc validation was introduced. Rajarshi Guha developed a nightly build system, named Nightly, still operating at Uppsala University.

In 2012, the project became a support of the InChI Trust, to encourage continued development. The library uses JNI-InChI to generate International Chemical Identifiers. In April 2013, John Mayfield joined the ranks of release managers of the CDK, to handle the development branch; the CDK is a library, instead of a user program. However, it has been integrated into various environments to make its functions available. CDK is used in several applications, including the programming language R, CDK-Taverna, Bioclipse, PaDEL, Cinfony. CDK extensions exist for Konstanz Information Miner and for Excel, called LICSS. In 2008, bits of GPL-licensed code were removed from the library. While those code bits were independent from the main CDK library, no copylefting was involved, to reduce confusions among users, the ChemoJava project was instantiated. 2D molecule editor and generator 3D geometry generation ring finding substructure search using exact structures and Smiles arbitrary target specification like query language QSAR descriptor calculation fingerprint calculation, including the ECFP and FCFP fingerprints force field calculations many input-output chemical file formats, including simplified molecular-input line-entry system, Chemical Markup Language, chemical table file structure generators International Chemical Identifier support, via JNI-InChI protein active site detection cognate ligand detection metabolite identification pathway databases 2D and 3D protein descriptors Python wrapper.

Bobby Miller (filmmaker)

Bobby Miller is an American writer/director whose short film TUB world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It went on to play Cannes, SXSW, other film festivals around the world. He's a 2009 graduate of Columbia University's Graduate MFA Film Program He directed and executive produced CRITTERS ATTACK!, a reboot of the cult horror franchise, will be released in the Summer of 2019 for Warner Brothers Home Video / Sy Fy. In 2018 he wrote/directed his first feature film, The Cleanse starring Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel, Anjelica Huston, Oliver Platt, it world premiered at SXSW 2016 and was named one of "7 Hidden Gems in the 2016 Features Lineup" by Indiewire. His next project is called END TIMES, funded by a Kickstarter campaign, it world premiered at the Boston Underground film festival. He was a co-writer for the Summer Camp Island episode Time Traveling Quick Pants, he directed and executive produced CRITTERS ATTACK!, a reboot of the cult horror franchise for Warner Brothers Home Video / Sy Fy.

Coming Summer 2019. Miller is married to animator Daron Nefcy, known for creating the Disney XD cartoon Star vs. the Forces of Evil. They live in Los Angeles. In an interview with, Nefcy said that a little bit of her husband was applied to character Marco Diaz. Bobby Miller on IMDb

Rubin Braunstein

Rubin Braunstein was an American physicist and educator. In 1955 he published the first measurements of light emission by semiconductor diodes made from crystals of gallium arsenide, gallium antimonide, indium phosphide. GaAs, GaSb, InP are examples of III-V semiconductors; the III-V semiconductors absorb and emit light much more than silicon, the best-known semiconductor. Braunstein's devices are the forerunners of contemporary LED lighting and semiconductor lasers, which employ III-V semiconductors; the 2000 and 2014 Nobel Prizes in Physics were awarded for further advances in related fields. Braunstein was raised in New York City, he earned a doctorate in physics from Syracuse University in 1954. He joined the research laboratory of the RCA Corporation, among the most active industrial laboratories at the time. In the following decade at RCA Laboratories he published broadly on semiconductor physics and technology. Beyond his seminal work with light emission from III-V semiconductors, in 1964 he exploited newly invented lasers to publish the first paper on two-photon absorption in semiconductors.

Only individual photons with some minimum energy are absorbed by a given semiconductor. For high intensity beams of light, two photons, each with half that minimum energy, can be absorbed simultaneously, he published cited foundation papers on the electronic and vibrational properties of III-V semiconductors and germanium. In 1964 Braunstein became a professor of physics at University of California, Los Angeles, where he remained for the rest of his career, his research there continued his RCA work with optoelectronic properties of semiconductors as well as contributions related to the optical properties of transparent materials such as tungstate glasses. Some of Braunstein's work was theoretical, including the proposal that neutral atoms could be scattered by a sufficiently intense standing wave of light. Since light is an electromagnetic wave, it had long been known that charged particles like electrons would be scattered; the effect with neutral atoms is much weaker, but was observed nearly 20 years after the proposal of Braunstein and his co-authors.

Braunstein was selected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1964. Light-emitting diode #History List of Rubin. "Radiative Transitions in Semiconductors". Physical Review. 99: 1892–1893. Bibcode:1955PhRv...99.1892B. Doi:10.1103/PhysRev.99.1892. Braunstein, R.. "Optical Double-Photon Absorption in CdS". Physical Review. 134: A499. Bibcode:1964PhRv..134..499B. Doi:10.1103/PhysRev.134. A499. Rubin Braunstein describing work at RCA on YouTube. Family video. Herbert Kroemer, whose office at RCA adjoined Braunstein's and who won the Nobel Prize in Physics, has told an anecdote about Braunstein's early use of an infrared emitting GaAs diode to transmit information. See Kroemer, Herbert. "The Double-Heterostructure Concept: How It Got Started". Proceedings of the IEEE. 101: 2183–2187. Doi:10.1109/JPROC.2013.2274914. Braunstein had set up a simple optical communications link: Music emerging from a record player was used via suitable electronics to modulate the forward current of a GaAs diode; the emitted light was detected by a PbS diode some distance away.

This signal was played back by a loudspeaker. Intercepting the beam stopped the music. We had a great deal of fun playing with this setup. Pascoe, Sue. "Palisadian Rubin Braunstein's LED Discovery Cited". Palisades News

Der grosse Sommer

Der grosse Sommer is a Swiss-German language film, released in Switzerland on 28 January 2016. Produced in Japan, it is the last film starring Mathias Gnädinger. Mathias Gnädinger as Anton Sommer Gilles Schyvens-Gnädinger, as young Sommer Loïc Sho Güntensperger, as Hiro Akima Reto Stalder, as Hofer Monica Gubser Sonja Riesen Hanspeter Müller-Drossaart Mitsuko Baisho Tomio Suga Anton Sommer is retired and lives in the countryside. Once a popular Swiss wrestler, Sommer wants to be left alone. However, Hiro does not respect Sommer's seclusive live; when Hiro's grandmother, the owner of Sommer's apartment, unexpectedly dies, the boy asks Sommer to accompany him to the south of Japan where Hiro intends to attend a school for Sumo wrestlers. Sommer does not intend to fulfill Hiro's wish, concluded with his past, but the little boy is just as stubborn as Sommer. Sommer leaves Switzerland for the first time in his life, the two travel to Japan to start developing a strong friendship; the title of the film refers to the German surname Sommer, to the German word for "summer".

The term gross refers to the protagonist's statur, to "great". Mathias Gnädinger died on 3 April 2015, but the filming in Switzerland and Japan was finished in autumn 2014, thus as of April 2015 the post production works not yet finished. Tellfilm decided to release the film in summer 2015 instead of 2016 as planned and again re-scheduled; the film was released in Switzerland on 28 January 2016. The script bases on two intense research trips to Japan; the production is supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture, the Zürich Film Foundation and the so-called Migros Kulturprozent. The production works in Japan were documented by 10vor10, Gnädiger was fascinated by the old Japanese tradition, his ten-year-old co-star Loïc Sho of Swiss-Japanese origin. Gnädinger was told to get in touch with the Swiss wrestling just one time as a boy. Ursula Gnädinger assisted her husband at the production works as make-up artist. Gnädinger's son Gilles plays Sommer as a young man. 2016: Solothurner Filmtage, Switzerland.

The Swiss comedy premiered on 14 December 2015 in Tokyo, on 23 January at the 2016 Solothurn Film Festival in Europe, started in the Swiss cinemas on 28 January 2016. The film was released under the title Der grosse Sommer in the DVD format on 25 August 2016; the home release includes language versions in German and Swiss German, subtitles in English, Italian and German. Official website Der grosse Sommer on IMDb

Lionel Blair

Lionel Blair is a British actor, tap dancer and television presenter. Henry Lionel Ogus was born in Montreal, Canada, his parents were Jewish: Debora "Della" Greenbaum. His father emigrated from Russia to Canada to start a new life and his wife joined him shortly afterwards. Blair came to Britain, his first public performances were with his sister Joyce in the Manor House Underground station air raid shelters and on the trains of the Piccadilly line during the air raids of the Second World War. He was singled out in several reviews for his performance as one of the children in a touring performance of the play Watch on the Rhine during 1943, attended the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford in 1944. In 1946 he joined. Blair rekindled his passion for musical theatre and began working in the West End, he gave up acting for dancing in 1947 although he subsequently appeared in the fringe production Out of the Blue and Who Killed Agatha Christie among other acting credits. He took his stage name around this time changing it by deed poll just before he married in 1967.

Blair came to the fore in the 1960s when, with his dance troupe, he appeared on television variety programmes. He appeared in the films The Limping Man, The World of Suzie Wong, The Cool Mikado, The Beauty Jungle, A Hard Day's Night, Maroc 7 and Absolute Beginners, cameoed in an episode of The Persuaders!, appeared in television comedy, including the short film, The Plank. In addition, he choreographed films such as Jazz Boat in which he made an uncredited appearance, The Magic Christian, he appeared in Miss World 1970 in the Royal Albert Hall in London. In 1972, Blair wrote a musical based on Peace, it toured around the UK for six months. Blair was one of the team captains on the game show Give Us a Clue from 1979 until the early 1990s, was the second presenter of the British version of Name That Tune in the 1980s. In 1983, he appeared as the celebrity darter for charity on Bullseye, he published his autobiography Stagestruck in 1986. In 2005, he took part in The Farm; until 2005 he appeared extensively in pantomime.

Blair appeared in the 2007 Christmas special of the Ricky Gervais show Extras, as himself, portraying the end-stages of his showbiz career by trying to keep up his profile by appearing on Celebrity Big Brother. In 2009, twenty-one years after Chris Rea's "Driving home for Christmas" was first released, he starred in an original video, made in aid of Shelter. In 2010, he took part in the BBC's The Young Ones, in which six celebrities in their 70s and 80s attempt to overcome some of the problems of ageing by harking back to the 1970s. In December 2010, he appeared in a sketch with Ronnie Corbett and Rob Brydon in BBC One's The One Ronnie. On 24 December 2011, he appeared on the ITV program Text Santa with Dec.. In 2012, he was cast in the film version of Ray Cooney's farce Run for Your Wife. On 3 January 2014, he entered the Celebrity Big Brother house with Made in Chelsea media personality Ollie Locke after being handcuffed together as part of a task set by Big Brother, he became the third housemate to be evicted on 17 January 2014.

Blair continues to work as an actor, having filmed an episode of BBC One's medical soap opera Doctors in 2014. He appeared in the British short film Evil's Evil Cousin in 2016. On 14 December 2016, he guested on the ITV panel show, Loose Women, to announce and celebrate his recent 88th birthday; the panellists presented him with a personalised cake. In 2017, Blair was one of the celebrities appearing in the BBC reality series The Real Marigold Hotel. In 2019 he received the honour of being named'Oldie of the Year' in the annual awards promoted by The Oldie magazine. On 21 September 2006, Blair and comedian Alan Carr helped save a man about to fall from a pier in Blackpool; the man was holding on by his fingers. Blair and wife Susan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March 2017, they have three grandchildren. "Still clued-up after 60 years", The Post, 3 December 2008 Blair chooses Sammy Davis Jr on BBC Radio 4's "Great Lives" Lionel Blair on IMDb Blair's appearance with dog Lola on ITV1's "This Morning" show

Bryan Willis Hamilton

Bryan Hamilton is a spiritual student and teacher in the Krishna Consciousness Movement. Hamilton is a full-time manager of the Krishna Temple of San Antonio and initiated as a disciple of Guru Prasad Swami. Bryan was given the spiritual name of Bhagavan Narada Das in late 2012, he is music producer and artist. Born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Bryan began studying music production at Del Mar College in 2005, his producing career began in 2007 after moving to San Antonio. In 2008 Hamilton along with San Antonio musicians/artists Jeff Palacios and Marc Contreras under the name of Gunshot Hopes began recording a series of songs that would end up on Hamilton's 2011 compilation entitledWelcome To Dreamland. In February 2009 the trio Gunshot Hopes was backed by a variety of local talent played in what would be their only live performance with a full band. After becoming ill for the year of 2009 and unable to write music, in 2011 Hamilton started studying Krishna Consciousness. Soon after he started studying the teachings of Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada under Guru Prasad Swami.

In 2010 Bryan Hamilton released a 70-minute mix entitled LiBerated HaSbeens, with B-sides and early recordings. In 2011 Bryan released "Dirt Rocks Vol.1". In March 2011 he released a spiritual mix entitled "The Absolute Truth" made by artists and musicians who study and practice Krishna Consciousness in San Antonio. In November he and Mexico City rapper Karim Zomar released a 12 track album entitled Bring Us Peace. In November 2011 Hamilton produced and released an album entitled "Welcome To Dreamland"; the San Antonio Current rated the album as the #2 of album of 2011. Stating: " Being a spirit and having a body is the great theme of this record, a blood-letting of the soul." Bryan Hamilton took formal initiation into the Krishna Consciousness movement in 2012 and received the spiritual name Bhagavan Narada Das. In 2015 while visiting Vrindavan during the holy month of Kartik, Bhagavan Narada Das received his 2nd initiation on the disappearance day of AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. In 2013 Hamilton released a 5 song remix EP of Carla Morrison songs.

He followed up in 2014 with a collaborative and yet short lived effort with local MC's Vocab and Karim Zomar called "Blend Phonetics". In 2015 Bhagavan Narada Das helped open the Krishna Temple of San Antonio; the temple is active with Sunday and Wednesday Meditations and meet ups. In 2016 Hamilton released an album with local folk singer Heavenly Junkie. A remix of folk tunes backed with futuristic synths. In June 2019 Bhagavan Narada Das released a film entitled "Circus of the Self" and corresponding album under his alias "Aliens WITH Halos"; the album is available on itunes, Tidal and all other major streaming platforms. LiBerated HaSbeens Dirt Rocks Vol.1 The Absolute Truth Calmeca Squad EP Welcome To Dreamland Bring Us Peace Carla Morrison Remixed Ep Transitions Top 5 Dead or Alive "At the Time of Death" ALL PROJECTS AVAILABLE AT: Aliens WITH Halos LP Album available at: Circus of the Self Indie Texas Border linea San Antonio Current Boycottmag Welcome to dreamland The best local album Bryan Hamilton Music