Debian known as Debian GNU/Linux, is a Linux distribution composed of free and open-source software, developed by the community-supported Debian Project, established by Ian Murdock on August 16, 1993. The first version, Debian 0.01, was released on September 15, 1993, the first stable version, 1.1, was released on June 17, 1996. The Debian Stable branch is the most popular edition for personal computers and servers, is the basis for many other distributions. Debian is one of the oldest operating systems based on the Linux kernel; the project is coordinated over the Internet by a team of volunteers guided by the Debian Project Leader and three foundational documents: the Debian Social Contract, the Debian Constitution, the Debian Free Software Guidelines. New distributions are updated continually, the next candidate is released after a time-based freeze. Since its founding, Debian has been developed and distributed according to the principles of the GNU Project; because of this, the Free Software Foundation sponsored the project from November 1994 to November 1995.
When the sponsorship ended, the Debian Project formed the nonprofit organization Software in the Public Interest to continue financially supporting development. Debian has access to online repositories. Debian contains only free software, but non-free software can be downloaded and installed from the Debian repositories. Debian includes popular free programs such as LibreOffice, Firefox web browser, Evolution mail, K3b disc burner, VLC media player, GIMP image editor, Evince document viewer. Debian is a popular choice for servers, for example as the operating system component of a LAMP stack. Several flavors of the Linux kernel exist for each port. For example, the i386 port has flavors for IA-32 PCs supporting Physical Address Extension and real-time computing, for older PCs, for x86-64 PCs; the Linux kernel does not contain firmware without sources, although such firmware is available in non-free packages and alternative installation media. Debian offers CD images built for Xfce, the default desktop on CD, DVD images for GNOME, KDE and others.
MATE is supported, while Cinnamon support was added with Debian 8.0 Jessie. Less common window managers such as Enlightenment, Fluxbox, IceWM, Window Maker and others are available; the default desktop environment of version 7.0 Wheezy was temporarily switched to Xfce, because GNOME 3 did not fit on the first CD of the set. The default for the version 8.0 Jessie was changed again to Xfce in November 2013, back to GNOME in September 2014. Several parts of Debian are translated into languages other than American English, including package descriptions, configuration messages and the website; the level of software localization depends on the language, ranging from the supported German and French to the translated Creek and Samoan. The Debian 10 installer is available in 76 languages. Debian offers CD images for installation that can be downloaded using BitTorrent or jigdo. Physical discs can be bought from retailers; the full sets are made up of several discs, but only the first disc is required for installation, as the installer can retrieve software not contained in the first disc image from online repositories.
Debian offers different network installation methods. A minimal install of Debian is available via the netinst CD, whereby Debian is installed with just a base and added software can be downloaded from the Internet. Another option is to boot the installer from the network. Installation images can be used to create a bootable USB drive; the default bootstrap loader is GNU GRUB version 2, though the package name is grub, while version 1 was renamed to grub-legacy. This conflicts with e.g. Fedora, where grub version 2 is named grub2; the default desktop may be chosen from the DVD boot menu among GNOME, KDE Plasma, Xfce and LXDE, from special disc 1 CDs. Debian releases live install images for CDs, DVDs and USB thumb drives, for IA-32 and x86-64 architectures, with a choice of desktop environments; these Debian Live images allow users to boot from removable media and run Debian without affecting the contents of their computer. A full install of Debian to the computer's hard drive can be initiated from the live image environment.
Personalized images can be built with the live-build tool for discs, USB drives and for network booting purposes. Debian distribution codenames are based on the names of characters from the Toy Story films. Debian's unstable trunk is named after Sid, a character who destroyed his toys. Debian was first announced on August 16, 1993, by Ian Murdock, who called the system "the Debian Linux Release"; the word "Debian" was formed as a portmanteau of the first name of his then-girlfriend Debra Lynn and his own first name. Before Debian's release, the Softlanding Linux System had been a popular Linux distribution and the basis for Slackware; the perceived poor maintenance and prevalence of bugs in SLS motivated Murdock to launch a new distribution. Debian 0.01, released on September 15, 1993, was the first of several internal releases. Version 0.90 was the first public release, providing support through mailing lists hosted at Pixar. The release included the Debian Linux Manifesto, outlining Murdock's view for the new operating system.
In it he called for the creation of a distribution to be maintained in the spirit of Linux and GNU. The Debian project released the 0.9x versions in 1994 and 1995. During this time it was sponsored by the Free Software Foundation for one year. Ian Murdock delegated the base system, the
The 2001 Webby Awards were held in San Francisco at the War Memorial Opera House on July 18, 2001, hosted by Alan Cumming. The Lifetime Achievement Award, which debuted this year, went to Ray Tomlinson and Douglas Engelbart, it was the first awards held after the dot-com crash. Winners and nominees are named according to the organization or website winning the award, although the recipient is, the web design firm or internal department that created the winning site and in the case of corporate websites, the designer's client. Web links are provided for informational purposes, both in the most available archive.org version before the awards ceremony and, where available, the current website. Many older websites no longer exist, are redirected, or have been redesigned. Official website
Sir William Chichele Plowden was a Civil Servant and Member of the Legislative Council in India, subsequently a Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1886 to 1892. Plowden was the son of William Plowden FRS MP of Ewhurst Park and his wife Jane Annette Campbell, daughter of Edward Campbell, he was educated at Haileybury College. He was in the Bengal Civil Service as Census Commissioner for India and Secretary of the Board of Revenue of the North West Provinces, he was a member of the Legislative Council in Calcutta. In 1886, he was knighted as KCSI. In the 1886 general election, Plowden was elected Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton West and held the seat until 1892. Plowden married Emily Frances Ann Bass, the eldest daughter of Michael Thomas Bass MP for Derby and his wife Eliza Jane Arden. Emily was the sister of Hamar Alfred Bass. Plowden and his wife lived at Oxfordshire and 5 Park Crescent, Portland Place, they had a daughter Margaret who married 7th Lord Vaux. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Plowden
Angelina Maccarone is a German film director and writer. Angelina Maccarone was born in Pulheim, Germany, 1965. A child of immigration, she is the daughter of an Italian father -, a guest worker - and a German mother who together moved to Germany in the 1960s. Maccarone sought a career in music before turning to film, she became a lyricist when she was 14 years old. In 1985, she majored in German and American Studies. Maccarone lives in Berlin with her partner, film editor Bettina Böhler. Maccarone has been writing screenplays since 1992. In that same year, she wrote a screenplay treatment that won the award of the Hamburg Department of Culture, which marked the beginning of her career in film-making. In 1995, Maccarone wrote the final screenplay for a movie with the same name as the treatment, which turned out to be the coming-out comedy Kommt Mausi raus?! With this film, she was nominated for the Telestar award, she made another film in 1998 titled Alles wird gut, which won an award, as it was the winner of Audience Awards in multiple cities, such as Los Angeles and Toronto.
In 2005, Maccarone's feature-film Fremde Haut was released. It is about a gay Muslim woman fleeing from Iran to seek asylum in Germany, it takes on topics regarding unclear and changing representations of identity as a lesbian Muslim woman. Filmed during the New Queer Cinema movement, Fremde Haut is noted for its few moments of portraying a lesbian relationship as powerful and free.. The next year, Maccarone directed and released Verfolgt, finished in Hamburg. Prior to its release, she stated "This will be a scandal." This is most due to the controversial plot, where a middle-aged female probation officer is seduced by a 17-year-old male teen in her charge. In 2011, Maccarone directed a documentary known as Charlotte Rampling: The Look, it tells the British actress' life story as it is revealed through a series of conversations that uncover details about Rampling's career and personal thoughts on life. It was presented at the annual Cannes Film Festival in 2011. Kommt Mausi raus?!, 1995 Alles wird gut, 1998 Ein Engel schlägt zurück, 1998 Fremde Haut, 2005 Verfolgt, 2006 Tatort: Wem Ehre gebürt, 2007 Vivere, 2007 Ein Mann, ein Fjord!, 2009 The Look, 2011 Polizeiruf 110: Hexenjagd, 2014 1992: Screenplay Treatment Award of the Hamburg Department of Culture - Kommt Mausi raus?!
1995: Nominated for the Telestar Award - Kommt Mausi raus?! 1997: Audience Awards in New York, Los Angeles, Paris - Alles wird gut 1998: Honored at the Cologne Conference - Ein Engel schlägt zurück 2005: Hessian film award as "Best feature film" - Fremde Haut 2005: Jury Grand Prize at the International LGBT Festival in Montreal - Fremde Haut 2005: Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Seattle L & G Film Festival - Fremde Haut 2006: Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival - Verfolgt 2006: Best Feature Film at the Paris Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival - Fremde Haut 2007: Nominated for Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca Film Festival - Vivere 2012: Nominated for Best Documentary at German Film Awards - The Look Alles Wird Gut, released in 1998, is a German comedy. Written by Angelina Maccarone and Fatima El-Tayeb, Everything Will Be Fine was the first German film since Toxi with Black German female protagonist. Additionally, it was the first German comedy with a non-white protagonist.
The film aired on German TV and brought novelty to German film through its use of comedy to highlight racism. Maccarone drew from screwball comedy of the 1930s and took it back, made it witty, “queered” it. Additionally, Everything Will Be Fine moved away from a “problem film”, one that accentuates strangeness, to a film that highlights black female protagonists who are self-sufficient and free; the black characters were not depicted as strangers or problems for the German nation through Maccarone’s ability to show the “everydayness” of black Germans. This is in stark contrast to Toxi, a 1952 German film, that highlights Toxi, a young black German girl, as a problem; the film won the 1998 Best Feature Film Award at the Paris Feminist Film Festival. To offer a brief overview, Nabou, an outspoken Afro-German woman, wants nothing more than to win back her ex-girlfriend. Nabou begins to work as housekeeper for Kim, a workaholic who aims to become partner in an advertising agency. Cast:Nabou: Kati Studemann Kim: Chantal de Freitas Giuseppa: Isabella Parkinson Kofi: Pierre Sanoussi-Bliss Katja: Aglaia Szyszkowitz Dieter: Uwe Rohde Co-writer Fatima El-Tayeb comments on representation in Everything Will Be Fine: Charlotte Rampling: The Look is a 2011 documentary film about the life of the Charlotte Rampling, an English actress and singer.
The film delves into the life work of Rampling, who explains in an interview the difficulty of having to perform in films directed in languages other than English. She notes how performing in various movies in France have allowed her to become fluent in French. Maccarone describes her desire for creating the documentary in an interview with Film Makers Live after submitting the film to the Cannes Film Festival in 2011, she states her passion and respect for Rampling, noting that the film was created "as a gift" and that she wished to look more in depth at how she worked, her types of work she produced. She notes that the film was ode to Rampling's courage, wanted to use the film to get to know her better. List of female film and television directors List
Charles Sterling Bunnell, was an American banker. Following graduation from Yale University in 1924, Bunnell began his career at the First National City Bank of New York where he held the positions of Senior VP and Chairman of the Credit Policy Committee. At the onset of World War II he was present at the Berlin, Germany office of the bank and he was a Director of Citibank. Bunnell was a Director of BASF Colors & Chemicals, the Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company a division of BP and of the Wheeling Steel Corporation, a division of SeverStal. Bunnell was a member of Scroll and Key and Delta Kappa Epsilon at Yale and the Council on Foreign Relations and the National Voluntary Credit Restraint Committee of the Federal Reserve. Through his mother, Bunnell is the grandson of Charles Gilbert Peterson and great grandson of Gilbert Peterson, both contractors from Lockport, New York and through his father is the nephew of John William Sterling, founder of Shearman & Sterling
Alex Morgan is a World Cup and European Cup Jet Ski Champion, who has participated in more than 50 international racing events in 13 countries. In Mexico, Morgan has received the award Water Craft Racer of the Century. Morgan grew up in Redondo Beach and attended south high school. Alex was an avid street bike racer until he suffered an injury due to an accident forcing him to quit racing bikes. During summer vacation that same year, Morgan had traveled to the Bahamas and decided to rent a Kawasaki Jet Ski. Looking to replace the thrill of street bike riding, he decided that jet skiing was for him and upon his return he purchased his own Kawasaki jet ski. Morgan spent most of his weekends riding in his local lake and ocean riding when time permitted. One such weekend trip to Puerto Vallarta as Morgan pulled up to his favourite ride spot, there was an IJSBA-sanctioned race going on. Confident in his skill, Morgan wondered how he would do against other riders in the competition, so he signed up and joined fourteen 14 other riders.
Despite lack of quality racing fuel and little to no racing experience, he finished well. And was motivated to improve and to find what kind of heights he could reach in the sport. Morgan went on to race in the national IJSBA sanctioned tour finishing third place, he later said "this made me feel good because I felt like I had the skill to do well" and was surprised when his picture showed up in the following days newspaper. This garnered the attention and support of the Mexico department of tourism, Morgan received sponsorship deals from many other companies. Soon after Morgan went on to join the Broadway cigarettes racing team and by the end of the year won championships in both classes and was crowned Mexico's national champion. Morgan was invited to represent Mexico in Europe during a World cup open ocean race; the event was an endurance type race consisting of 60 riders from around the world. Morgan held his position as best as he finished in 21st place. Morgan went on to participate in various US tours finishing 1st and 2nd place.
Upon returning home, Morgan was awarded Mexico's Athlete of the century and was considered one of the best jet ski pilots in the world. He started a serious training program and felt determined to bring home more titles and cups. Following his successes in Mexico, Morgan now represented Mexico in all international races such as the World Cup UIM, European pro tour UIM, US pro tour and US World Cup, he received the national medal for achievement in sports shortly prior to becoming the first Mexican and first in the americas to have won the European cup and be crowned champion. Morgan received his second national medal for achievement in sports and went on to produce the Alex Morgan Race of the stars show which aired on national television in 2003. In 2004 Morgan became the first Mexican to have won the World Cup and produced a second race of the stars, this time taking place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Morgan finished 1st and became World champion for a second time in 2006. In 2007 Alex Had a short stint as a jet ski trainer for celebrities such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Fher Olvera, Alejandro Fernández and others.
Alejandro Fernández Made a guest appearance on Alex Morgan's show titled "the race of the stars" which consists of Alex and other celebrity guest and athletes including the 10 highest internationally rated jet ski riders compete alongside each other using jet skis of equal class. In 2012, Morgan participated in sportscar racing with the Maserati Team at the Maserati Corse Race Trials at the Mugello Circuit, Formula 1 Track in Florence, Italy. Morgan resides in Miami, Florida, he attended Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. He has three sons, Kevin and Henry. 1997 Mexican national tour champion. 1997 Represented Mexico in UIM World cup in Crete, Greece 1998 Signed sponsorship agreements with Tequila Don Julio 2000 Received the Mexican Athlete of the Century Award for Motonautica 2002 Received National Medal for Achievement in Sports 2002 UIM European Cup Champion, US Pro Tour, US World Cup 2002 Signed sponsorship agreements with Trump Grande 2003 Received National Medal for Achievement in Sports 2003 Organized and Produced Alex Morgan Race of the Stars, GDL Mex 2003 European Pro Tour UIM, US Pro Tour, US World Cup 2004 European Pro Tour UIM, US Pro Tour, Champion US World Cup 2004 Organized and Produced Alex Morgan Race of the Stars, PV Mex 2006 European Pro Tour UIM, US Pro Tour, Champion US World Cup