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Neuf mois

Neuf mois, whose title translates into English as Nine Months, is a 1994 romantic comedy film stars Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Catherine Jacob, Patrick Braoudé, Daniel Russo, Patrick Bouchitey, Pascal Légitimus. The movie resulted in the 1995 US remake Nine Months. All day long, he sees patients who express grievances rebellious teenagers who despise their parents; this has led him to have a dim view of the idea of becoming a parent. That's when his girlfriend, tells him she is pregnant. Terrified of having a child and being a parent, Samuel sees Mathilde's pregnancy as a nightmare; the advice of Samuel's friend, Marc, a womanizer and a bachelor, does not help Mathilde's anxiety. On the other hand, Marc's sister, her husband, Georges have three daughters, when they learn Dominique is pregnant for the fourth time, they take it in stride; the two couples experience the ups and downs of pregnancy and along the way, build strong knots of friendship. Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Mathilde Patrick Braoudé as Samuel Catherine Jacob as Dominique Daniel Russo as Georges Patrick Bouchitey as Marc Pascal Légitimus as The gynecologist Michèle Garcia as The nurse Neuf mois on IMDb

Computer-on-module

A computer-on-module is a type of single-board computer, a subtype of an embedded computer system. An extension of the concept of system on chip and system in package, COM lies between a full-up computer and a microcontroller in nature, it is similar to a system on module. COMs are complete embedded computers built on a single circuit board; the design is centered on a microprocessor with RAM, input/output controllers and all other features needed to be a functional computer on the one board. However, unlike a single-board computer, the COM lacks the standard connectors for any input/output peripherals to be attached directly to the board; the module needs to be mounted on a carrier board which breaks the bus out to standard peripheral connectors. Some COMs include peripheral connectors; some can be used without a carrier. A COM solution offers a dense package computer system for use in small or specialized applications requiring low power consumption or small physical size as is needed in embedded systems.

As a COM is compact and integrated complex CPUs, including multi-core technology, can be realized on a COM. Some devices incorporate field-programmable gate array components. FPGA-based functions can be added as IP cores to the carrier card. Using FPGA IP cores adds to the modularity of a COM concept, because I/O functions can be adapted to special needs without extensive rewiring on the printed circuit board; the terms "Computer-on-Module" and "COM" were coined by market researcher Venture Development Corp and first appeared in VDC's report on the Global Market for Merchant Computer Boards in Real-time and Embedded Applications, published in November 2001. The terms became more prominent upon industry standardization of the COM Express format in 2005. There is no clear "first Computer-on-Module" product, since numerous small component-like single board computers were on the market when VDC introduced the term. COM Express is just one of many standardized Computer-on-module formats. Other open-spec COM standards include SMARC, Qseven, ESM, XTX, eTX.

Additionally, many manufacturers offer COMs with proprietary formats. Some proprietary COM formats have modified SODIMM and MXM edge-connector style designs, while others have arbitrary rectangular dimensions along with various types of high density board-to-board connectors. Notably, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module is designed in a 200-pin SODIMM format. Using a carrier board is a benefit in many cases, as it can implement special I/O interfaces, memory devices, connectors or form factors. Separating the design of the carrier board and COM makes design concepts more modular, if needed. A carrier tailored to a special application may involve high design overhead by itself. If the actual processor and main I/O controllers are located on a COM, it is much easier, for example, to upgrade a CPU component to the next generation, without having to redesign a specialized carrier as well; this can shorten development times. However, this only works if the board-to-board connection between the COM and its carrier remains compatible between upgrades.

Other benefits of using COM products instead of ground-up development include reducing time to market, risk reduction, cost savings, choice of a variety of CPUs, reduced requirements and time for customer design, the ability to conduct both hardware and software development simultaneously. COM Express CoreExpress Embedded System Module ESMexpress ETX Qseven SMARC XTX

Chicago River and Harbor Convention of 1847

The Chicago River and Harbor Convention of 1847 known as the Harbor and River Convention of 1847, was a political convention held in Chicago, from July 5 to July 7, 1847, to express support for federal funding of internal improvements. Noted for its size and pageantry, the event drew 2,500 delegates from nineteen states. Although not expressly partisan in nature, it proved to be important for the elaboration of Whig beliefs. On August 3, 1846, President James K. Polk vetoed a Congressional appropriation bill for river and harbor improvements, most of which were slated for the Great Lakes region. Polk argued that since the proposed improvements did not pertain to national defense or foreign commerce, their responsibility lay with individual states, not the federal government, his decision enraged many politicians and commercial groups throughout north and west, who believed that it was a federal responsibility to help maintain the safety and viability of waterways. Many like-minded delegates, representing northern states, saw the need for a political counterattack, the convention was scheduled for the following summer.

Although Chicago was still small and remote, many contemporaries saw it as a promising city since the Illinois and Michigan Canal was expected to open soon. The River and Harbor Convention was an enormous occasion for Chicago; the first day of the convention began with a 12-block parade including floats, military units, fire companies. It led to a large tent pavilion, located in front of City Hall, which could seat between 4,000 and 5,000 people. One contemporary report from the convention claimed that the attendance was upwards of 10,000 or 20,000, but delegate registration lists pin the actual number closer to 2,500; the size was unprecedented for political conventions of that era. One attendee called it "undoubtedly the largest deliberative body that assembled." The three-day event was reported in Washington, D. C. New York, London; the attendance list included many notable names, such as Horace Greeley, Millard Fillmore, Thomas Corwin, Edward Bates, named the convention's president. The states represented were Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Wisconsin.

Numerous delegates spoke in vocal support of federal funding for internal improvements. Abraham Lincoln, a elected Whig Congressman from Illinois, gave a brief speech, which represented his first appearance in front of a national audience. Many absent politicians, including Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, Thomas Hart Benton, sent letters that were read aloud on stage; the note written by Lewis Cass was so brief and non-committal that it was mocked and re-read onstage. One of the convention's main accomplishments was drafting a fifteen-point "Declaration of Sentiments." The document provided firm reasoning for federal funding of internal improvements, it systematically refuted the reasoning President Polk had given in his veto from the previous year. An executive committee published the convention's proceedings and presented them to Congress the following year. No significant legislative changes occurred but the sentiments expressed at the convention reverberated throughout the political sphere among Whigs.

In addition to clarifying many Whig economic beliefs, the three-day event established greater bonds between politicians who had never gathered together before. In 1852, Congress appropriated over $2.2 million for rivers and harbors during the presidency of Millard Fillmore, who had attended the convention. Because details of the event were published so the River and Harbor Convention represented a welcome form of advertising for the city of Chicago

Ohio State Route 582

State Route 582 is an east–west state highway in the northwestern portion of the U. S. state of Ohio. The western terminus of SR 582 is at a T-intersection with SR 65 nearly 2 miles west of Haskins, its eastern terminus is at a T-intersection, this time with SR 105 less than 0.50 miles southwest of Woodville. SR 582 passes through the northern half of Wood County and a small portion of northwestern Sandusky County along its way. No part of SR 582 is incorporated within the National Highway System, a system of routes determined to be most important for the nation's economy and defense. SR 582 was established in 1940, its original routing matches that which it utilizes to this day between SR 65 and SR 105 through northern Wood County and northwestern Sandusky County. SR 582 has not experienced any significant changes since its inception. Media related to Ohio State Route 582 at Wikimedia Commons

2019 Pan American Games opening ceremony

The opening ceremony of the 2019 Pan American Games took place on Friday July 26, 2019 at the Estadio Nacional del Perú in Lima and ran from 20:00 to 23:05 PET. The ceremony was entitled Amazing Peru and featured a stage designed as Pariacaca, the sacred mountain of Lima, it was produced by Italian company Balich Worldwide Shows and directed by creative director Francisco Negrin. Traditional features such as the parade of nations and the lighting of the Pan Am cauldron been held as part of the ceremony; the cauldron is based on an Incan sun. Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima; the countdown began from minus 30 to zero, while volunteers seated in the stands create the countdown numbers with LED lights. From minus 17 onwards, the Caral part of the stage generated colours inspired by the logos of each of the previous Pan American Games. Afterwards, 362 volunteers ran to the centre of the stage and performed an animated and joyful choreography that recreates elements of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games logo, form the entire logo.

The President of Panam Sports Neven Ilic and the President of the Republic of Peru Martin Vizcarra were introduced to the crowd. Dancers performed a sound and dance montage of the poem “El Perú” by Marco Martos, conveyed in each of the 49 languages of Peru which were represented by 49 “nodes” of the stage design to express the strength, spirit of resilience and pride of the Peruvian people. Lines of text create paths on the screen of the mountain and the languages come together to form the national flag; the dancers, representing all the youth of the country join in a choir and sing a unique version of the National Anthem expressed in one more Peruvian language, the sign language, while the national flag was raised by Peruvian Armed Forces personnel after being brought in. Guillermo Bussinger, Pelo D’Ambrosio, Sandra Muente and Shantall Juan Diego Flórez Luis Fonsi Thomas Bach, President of International Olympic Committee Neven Ilić Álvarez, Panam Sports President Martín Vizcarra, President of Peru.

2019 Pan American Games closing ceremony Media guide Opening ceremony of 18th Pan American Games Lima 2019 on YouTube