Francesco Vianello, better known by his nickname Fravia, was a software reverse engineer, hacker, known for his web archive of reverse engineering techniques and papers. He is known for his work on steganography, he had taught on subjects such as data mining, stalking, advertisement reversing and ad-busting. Fravia had a degree in the history of the early Middle Ages, he was an expert in linguistics-related informatics. For five years he made available a large quantity of material related to reverse engineering through his website, which hosted the advice of reverse engineering experts, known as reversers, who provided tutorials and essays on how to hack software code as well as advice related to the assembly and disassembly of applications, software protection reversing. Fravia was a professor at the High Cracking University, founded by Old Red Cracker, a legendary figure in reverse engineering, to conduct research into Reverse Code Engineering; the addition of the "+" sign in front of the nickname of a reverser signified membership in the +HCU.
His website was known as "+Fravia's Pages of Reverse Engineering" and he used it to challenge programmers as well as the wider society to "reverse engineer" the "brainwashing of a corrupt and rampant materialism". In its heyday, his website was receiving millions of visitors per year and its influence was "widespread", his web presence dates from 1995 when he first got involved in research related to reverse code engineering. In 2000 he changed his focus and concentrated on advanced internet search methods and the reverse engineering of search engine code, his websites "www.fravia.com" and "www.searchlores.org" contained a large amount of specialised information related to data mining. His website "www.searchlores.org" has been called a "very useful instrument for searching the web", his "www.fravia.com" site has been described as "required reading for any spy wanting to go beyond simple Google searches." In the 1980s, he was a member of the Esteban Canal chess club in Venice, before moving to CES in Brussels.
Graduated in history at the University of Venice in 1994, Fravia had a master's degree in history and philosophy in 1999. He was interested in studying the arts and humanities and was aiming to build a collective knowledge on the particular subject of learning and Web-searching as an art, he spoke six languages. Fravia participated as a speaker in the 22nd Chaos Communication Congress, his lecture was on the subject of Hacking. Fravia was focusing on privacy and created the myth of Fjalar Ravia as protection from hostile seekers. At least two distinct phases of his internet public work can be identified; the first, from 1995 to 1999 was related to software reversing, software protection, decompiling and deep software code deconstruction. At those times the WDasm disassembler by Eric Grass, which included a debugger, was a popular download; the second, starting in 2000, where the first stage left off, was focused on an different field: Internet Knowledge search. In February 2001 Fravia made a conference at the École Polytechnique in Paris about "The art of information searching on today's Internet".
He presented his work "Wizard searching: reversing the commercial Web for fun and knowledge" at REcon 2005. In the first period Fravia focused on reverse-engineering software protection, content copyright, software patents; the steps for cracking software protection were in many cases published on his website, in the form of essays and Old Red Cracker's lessons. Fravia asked, as a safety precaution, to the community to remove from the web every copy of his old site, corresponding to this period, because "The idea was to convert young crackers The experiment worked only in part, hence the decision a couple of years ago to freeze that site"; some mirrors still exist. Fravia's website has been described as containing "useful tools and products". According to the 2001 ACM Multimedia Workshops of the Association for Computing Machinery, Fravia's website contained information which could assist hackers of a certain classification who were not skilled enough "to mount a new or novel attack", his website analysed brute force attacks on steganography.
This period included papers related to reality-cracking, i.e. the capacity of the seeker to decode the hidden facts behind appearance. Reverse engineering a legitimately bought program and studying or modifying its code for knowledge was claimed as legal by Fravia at least in the European Union under some restricted conditions; the transition between the two phases occurred after realizing the growing importance of Internet search engines as tools to access information. According to his vision, access to information should not be restricted, he was advocating for a true openness of web information contents, he criticized the large amount of advertising on the Internet, which he considered as promoting unnecessary products to a population of naive consumers. Richard Stallman in his web article "Ubuntu Spyware: What to do?" Mentions that it was his friend Fravia who alerted him to the fact that Fravia's Windows system sent an information packet to an external server, detected by the firewall in Fravia's computer.
In the second stage of his work, Fravia explained how the content is structured on the world wide web and the difficulties of finding relevant information through search engines because of the growing number of ads, that search engines promote today. In 2005, Fravia was the keynote s
"Officially Missing You" is a song by Canadian R&B recording artist Tamia, taken from her third studio album, More. Released as the album's lead single, it was written by Marcus Vest, better known by his stage name Channel 7, Chauncey Jackson; the song is marked by its acoustic style featuring acoustic guitar and Tamia's vocals most prominently in the mix. The music video for "Officially Missing You" was filmed by American director Paul Hunter. "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" "Officially Missing You" Credits adapted from the liner notes of More. Arrangement, production – 7 Aurelius Bass – Al Carty Guitar – Ricardo Ramos Mixing, recording – Glen Marchese Percussion – Bashiri Johnson Strings arrangement – Larry Gold Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
The WAY-FM Network is a national, non-profit radio broadcasting network in the United States playing Contemporary Christian music. While WAY-FM is based in Colorado Springs, content creation and programming originates in Franklin and operates stations in 12 states. WAY-FM's Mission is to influence this generation to love and follow Jesus through culturally relevant media, their slogan is: "Uplifting. Upbeat. Real." WAY Media, Inc. was founded in 1987 by Bob Augsburg. The non-profit corporation began as a single FM radio station in Florida. In the early 1980s, Bob and Felice Augsburg were residing in Fort Myers, where Bob was working as the Program Director at WSOR, a Christian Radio Station formatted for older adults. Bob and Felice have said that they "were compelled by the burden to see a younger audience reached and Bob began producing a Saturday evening broadcast geared for youth." This program, which aired on WSOR, became the springboard for Christian Rock concerts in the area and the impetus for a 24/7 station with this type of format.
Much discussion with local parents and business people led to a non-profit Florida corporation and an application filed with the Federal Communications Commission for an unused FM frequency. On Christmas Eve 1986, the group received its permit for the construction of a new non-commercial FM station in Fort Myers, WAYJ. On October 9, 1987, WAYJ, broadcasting as "WAY-FM", signed on the air. By 1992, three WAY-FM radio stations were on the air—including Fort Myers. In the mid-90s, WAY-FM stations, beginning with WAYF, began to sponsor and organize large Christian music concerts and day-long music festivals. Within a few years and Fort Myers began to sponsor major Christian music events. After several years of planning, in 1996, WAY-FM began; the network was designed to help other stations who desired to reach the youth and young adults of their respective communities but lacked the manpower or resources to operate a station on their own. In 2001, WAY-FM Media Group established a corporate office in Colorado Springs, Colorado where Bob Augsburg, the president and founder now lives.
Dusty Rhodes, former Station Manager of WAYF, joined Augsburg in Colorado as Chief Operating Officer and is now the ministry's Senior Vice President. In 2005, Dar Ringling joined the ministry as Chief Financial Officer while Lloyd Parker General Manager of the K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks, became the Chief Operating Officer, they changed the station's format from Christian Rock and Rap to Christian Adult Contemporary and Worship, shifting their audience from 18- to 34-year-olds, to older adults. In 2012, WAY-FM shifted from its long time Christian CHR format to a Christian Adult Contemporary format. Since 2013 WAY-FM via flagship station WAYM, Nashville is a Christian AC reporter to the Nielsen BDS service, became a monitored reporter to Mediabase's Christian AC panel in April 2015. In July 2013, WAY-FM ceased providing programming to non-owned stations via satellite, with the exception of the network morning show, The Wally Show. In 2017, The Wally Show stopped syndication, as well. In May 2015, WAY-FM announced plans to acquire KVRK, in North Texas.
The Station calls letters now broadcasts the national WAY-FM format. The former Power FM however has become an online music channel and community of Christian rock fans managed by WAY-FM Media Group. In August 2017, founder Bob Augsburg retired from his position as CEO. Bob is still involved in the ministry. John Scaggs was chosen as the new CEO; the Wally Show, WAY-FM's current morning show and the self-proclaimed as "the needle for the Christian bubble," launched in 2011. Nationally syndicated hosts on The Brant Hansen Show can be heard during middays on WAY-FM. CJ & Joy host WAY-FM's afternoon show. CJ joined the show in early 2018. Kelly Corday was hired as WAY-FM's evening show host and promotions director in 2019. At this time, WAY-FM operates 20 full power FM radio stations. WAY-FM owns 24 low-power repeater stations. Official website
Impatiens balfourii is a species of the genus Impatiens known by the common names Balfour's touch-me-not, Kashmir balsam, poor man's orchid. It belongs to the family Balsaminaceae; the Latin name Impatiens means "impatient" or "intolerant" and refers to the explosive dehiscence of the fruits, which burst at the slightest touch as a means of scattering the seeds. The Latin species epithet balfourii honors the Scottish botanist Isaac Bayley Balfour; this is an annual herb growing 15–120 centimetres in height. Its stem is glabrous, reddish and branched, it has alternately arranged, oval to lance-shaped, stalked leaves up to 4 centimetres long. The inflorescence is a raceme bearing 4 to 8 flowers; each flower is about 2 centimetres long, with one of its white sepals forming a long, thin spur, two of its yellow-dotted lavender or pink petals extending from the mouth. The flowers are hermaphrodite, or perfect, are pollinated by insects, or, in the Americas, by hummingbirds; the flowering period extends from July through September.
The fruits are glabrous capsules about 20 millimetres long and the seeds are dispersed when the fruits burst, launching them up to 6 metres away. It is native to the Himalayas Kashmir and surrounding areas, where it grows in mountains of 5,000 to 6,000 feet, it was brought back to England and many other European countries as a garden plant, it became popular in the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of the United States. It can now be found growing wild as a garden escapee in Europe, on the US Pacific Coast, in Wisconsin, where it is well adapted to cool, wet sites. In the wild the plant occurs along the banks of rivers, on roadsides, in wastelands, it thrives at an altitude of 100 -- 600 metres above sea level. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. Edagricole. 1982. Tutin, T. G. et al. Flora Europaea, second edition. 1993. Jepson Manual Treatment Biolib
Charles Foster is an English writer, veterinarian, taxidermist and philosopher. He is known for his books and articles on Natural History, theology and medical ethics, he is a Fellow of Oxford. He says of his own books:'Ultimately they are all presumptuous and unsuccessful attempts to answer the questions'who or what are we?', and'what on earth are we doing here?' He was educated at Shrewsbury School and St John's College, Cambridge University, where he read Veterinary Medicine and Law. He holds a PhD in medical law and ethics from the University of Cambridge, he is a qualified veterinary surgeon. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple. After Cambridge he worked on the comparative anatomy of the Himalayan Hispid hare and chemotaxis in leeches, worked in Saudi Arabia studying the immobilisation of Goitred and Mountain gazelles, did pupillage at the English Bar, was a research fellow at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, he was a research assistant to Aharon Barak, Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel.
He practises at the Bar in London in medical law, has been involved in some of the most significant cases of recent years. He was called to the Bar of the Republic of Ireland in 1996, he teaches Medical Law and Ethics at the University of Oxford and was a Visiting Fellow of Green College, Oxford. In 2009 he was elected a Fellow of Oxford. Recent expeditions have included the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, studying water metabolism in mules, he is a Fellow of the Linnean Society. In the fields of law and philosophy he is best known for his criticisms of the hegemony of autonomy in medical ethics, for his contention that the'Four Principles' approach of Beauchamp and Childress is redundant, should be replaced by an analysis based on a broadly Aristotelean account of human dignity. Many of his writings on religion have been attacked as heretical by conservative Christians in the US; as part of his philosophical investigations relating to authenticity and identity, he has tried living as a badger, an otter, an urban fox, a red deer and a swift, he has written about this in his book Being a Beast in 2016.
For living in the wild as, at different times, a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a bird, he won an Ig Nobel prize in Biology. In addition to a large number of articles, there are the following books and book chapters: Being a Beast, 2016, Profile Books Altruism and the Law, 2015, Springer Dementia: Law and Ethics, 2014, Hart Medical Law: A Very Short Introduction, 2013, Oxford University Press In the hot unconscious: An Indian Journey, 2012, Tranquebar Human dignity in bioethics and law, 2011, Hart The Sacred Journey, 2010, Thomas Nelson Wired for God? The Biology of religious experience, 2010, Hodder The Selfless Gene:Living with God and Darwin, 2009 and 2010 The misadventures of Mr. Badshot, 2010, Quiller Medical Law Precedents, 2010, Wildys'Challenging the Inquiry', in Public Inquiries, 2011, OUP Choosing Life, Choosing Death: The tyranny of autonomy in medical ethics and law, 2009: Hart Veterinary Negligence: in Professional Negligence and Liability, Informa, 2008 Tracking the Ark of the Covenant, 2007: Lion Hudson The Christmas Mystery, 2007: Authentic Books The Jesus Inquest, 2006: Lion Hudson Medical Mistakes, 2007: Claerhout Publishing Elements of Medical Law, 2005, Barry Rose, 2nd Ed.
2007,Claerhout Publishing Personal Injury, 2006, Jordans Travellers in the Near East: Stacey International, 2004 Sahara Overland: Trailblazer publications, 2004. Ed. Chris Scott: Section on travel with camels, 2004 Regulating Health Care Quality: Legal and Professional Issues: Butterworth Heinemann/Elsevier Science, chapter on'Disciplinary jurisdiction over the medical and other healthcare professions': 2004 Freedom Fighters: Authentic Press, 2005. Ed. Rob Frost: Chapter on'Law and Christian Principle in England' The literature of travel and exploration: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003: Edited by Jennifer Speake. Essays on Cairo, the Gobi desert, the Mekong River, travellers of the ancient Greek world, western travellers to Central Asia, Ranulph Fiennes, Fitzroy Maclean. Twenty-First Century Nursing: Law and Ethics: TVF Medical Communications/Pharmacia Clinical Guidelines: Law and practice: Cavendish, 2002. Nursing Law and Ethics: Blackwell Scientific. 2nd Ed. 2002. Ed. Tingle and Cribb. Chapter on: Negligence: The legal perspective.
Civil Advocacy: Cavendish: 2nd Ed. 2001 Healthcare Law: The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998: Cavendish, 2001: Chapter on “Access and the Human Rights Act 1998 in Medical Cases”. Desert Travellers: from Herodotus to T. E. Lawrence: Ed. Starkey and El Daly. Drafting: Cavendish, 2nd Ed. 2001 Clinical confidentiality: Monitor Press, 2000 Disclosure and Confidentiality: FT Law and Tax, 1996 Personal Injury Toolkit: FT Law and Tax/ Sweet and Maxwell, 1st Ed.1997, 2nd Ed. 1998, 3rd Ed. 1999, 4th Ed. 2001, 5th Ed. 2002, 6th Ed
Buccaneer is a short-lived television series, made by the BBC in 1979–80. Created by experienced television writer N. J. Crisp, it was broadcast over 13 weeks in April–July 1980; the series, dealing with a developing air freight business, starred Bryan Marshall, Mark Jones, Pamela Salem and Clifford Rose, was produced by Gerard Glaister. John Brason, who had worked with Glaister on Secret Army served as script editor; the aircraft that "starred" in the series was a Bristol Britannia of Redcoat Air Cargo, registration G-BRAC, which wore the markings of "Redair", the name of the fictional airline in the series. One reason for there being only one series of this drama was that the fact that Bristol Britannia G-BRAC was destroyed in a crash near Boston, Mass. on 16 February 1980, shortly after the completion of filming, but just before transmission of the series. Of the eight people on board, seven were killed, only one survived, albeit injured. With the "starring aircraft" destroyed in a crash plans for a second series were abandoned.
The series has not been repeated or released on video or DVD. It became overshadowed by ITV's better-remembered World War 2 drama "Airline" starring Roy Marsden, first broadcast in 1982; the first episode concerned getting out of the fictional country of Ximbali, this just presaged real-life events when people fled from the former Rhodesia, renamed to the similar-sounding Zimbabwe. Amusingly, in view of political developments, the lead character in the Buccaneer TV series, played by Bryan Marshall was named "Tony Blair". Buccaneer was the first BBC drama series to be broadcast with Ceefax subtitles for the hearing impaired. Bryan Marshall - Tony Blair Clifford Rose - Charles Burton Pamela Salem - Monica Burton Mark Jones - Ray Mason Carolyn Courage - Kim Hayward Shirley Anne Field - Janet Blair Buccaneer on IMDb