Humen Town Fumun, is a town in Dongguan city on the eastern side of the Humen strait on the Pearl River Delta, in Guangdong province, China. The former town of Taiping was incorporated into Humen Town in 1985; the population was 577,548 in the 2000 census. The history of Humen is linked to the First Opium War, it was at Humen that Lin Zexu supervised the destruction of large quantities of seized opium in 1839. Some major battles in the First Opium War were fought here and on the waters of the Bocca Tigris. Humen is a thriving city crowded with consumer goods factories; these factories fueled population expansion from emigrating workers around the country seeking factory jobs. Furthermore, Humen is geographically advantageous for the factories due to its proximity to two large metropolitan cities and export harbors of Hong Kong and mainland China's Shenzhen. Humen has long been an important gateway to south China. Going upstream, ships plying the Pearl River can reach the eastern and western regions of Guangdong and parts of Guangxi province.
The main port, Humen Port, is a first-class port open to foreign vessels. The "Sea Battle Museum", which has dioramas and displays featuring the First Opium War and the Second Opium War, may be reached by taking number 8A or 8B bus to its westernmost stop; the Opium War Museum known as the Lin Zexu Memorial Museum Former Residence of Jiang GuangnaiSeveral Qing dynasty forts, including: Weiyuan Fort, located near the "Sea Battle Museum" and directly under the Humen Pearl River Bridge Shajiao Fort. "sand corner" fort), where the Convention of Chuenpi was signed in 1841 during the First Opium War Eyi Fort Jingyuan Fort Zhenyuan Fort Humen is located at the eastern end of the Humen Pearl River Bridge. Humen is served by regular direct buses traveling south from Guangzhou. Routes continue south by bus to Shenzhen's Window of the World theme park, from which it is possible to continue on to the Hong Kong border by bus or the Shenzhen Metro. There is a bus service from Humen Town to Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in Shenzhen.
In addition, a ferry service connects Humen Ferry Terminal to Hong Kong International Airport's SkyPier. Human government website www.humen.com Chinese Wikipedia article about the destruction of opium in Humen Opium War Museum website Shajiao Fort webpage: click on map
Bassem Boulaâbi is a Tunisian footballer who plays for Stade Tunisien. On 15 January 2015, Boulaâbi had his contract with CS Sfaxien terminated by mutual consent. On 18 January, he moved abroad for the first time in his career, joining Chinese Super League side Hangzhou Greentown, he was sent to reserved squad in July 2015 after team manager Philippe Troussier was sacked by the club. On 27 May 2012, Boulaâbi made his debut for Tunisia national football team in a 5–1 victory against Rwanda. CS Sfaxien CAF Confederation Cup: 2013 Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1: 2012–13 Bassem Boulaâbi at Soccerway Bassem Boulaâbi at FootballDatabase.eu
Christiane D. Fellbaum is a Lecturer with Rank of Professor in the Program in Linguistics and the Computer Science Department at Princeton University, she received a Ph. D. from Princeton University in linguistics and joined Princeton's Cognitive Science Laboratory working with George Armitage Miller. Together with Miller and his team, she was a creator of WordNet, a large lexical database that serves as a used resource in computational linguistics and natural language processing. Many researchers have since built upon her work, including AI researcher Fei-Fei Li, the inventor of ImageNet, was inspired by a 2006 conversation with Fellbaum as well as by the name and design of the original WordNet. In 2001, she received the Wolfgang-Paul Prize of the Humboldt-Foundation and started the'Kollokationen im Wörterbuch' project at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, she is a founder and president of the Global WordNet Association, which guides the construction of lexical databases in many languages.
Together with G. A. Miller, she received the 2006 Antonio Zampolli Prize of the European Lexical Resource Association, her research focuses on lexical semantics, the syntax-semantics interface, computational linguistics. She is a site coordinator of the North American Computational Linguistics Open competition. Biography of Christiane Fellbaum Global WordNet Association Webpage at Princeton https://ai.stanford.edu/~rion/swn/
Lis Frost is a Swedish cross-country skier who competed from 1986 to 1997. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she earned her best overall finish of sixth in the 4 × 5 km relay at Calgary in 1988 and her best individual finish of 28th in the 30 km event at Lillehammer in 1994. Frost's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was tenth in the 10 km event at Val di Fiemme in 1991, her best World Cup career finish was fifth in a 30 km event in East Germany in 1989 All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation. 1 victory 2 podiums Lis Frost at the International Ski Federation Women's 4 x 5 km cross-country relay Olympic results: 1976-2002
The University of Informatic Sciences is a Cuban university research center based in the ward of Wajay, Boyeros municipal borough, Havana. Born as a project of the Cuban Revolution called the "Future Project" which has two objectives: to computerize the country and develop the software industry to contribute to economic development the same, it is the first Cuban university to be established under the purposes of the Battle of Ideas. The UCI has a curriculum different from other universities in the country, following the principle of linking Marti Work-Study is an emphasis on production as part of the learning process. From the second or third year of study, students can be linked to productive projects that contribute to the economy. Other activities complement the training curriculum to provide space for research and innovation and the development of skills in the use of technology; the UCI is one of the major computer centers in Cuba. Nova was a Linux distribution developed by students and professors at the Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas, with the participation of members of other institutions, to support the ongoing migration to Free Software in Cuba as part of the computerization of the Cuban society.
Official website Nova GNU/Linux official project website HumanOS: Free and Open Source Software Community
Sirius is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins recorded in 1966 but not released by the Pablo label until 1974. AllMusic reviewer Scott Yanow stated "Hawkins's final studio session is rather sad... Recorded in late 1966, this quartet set finds Hawk short of breath and unable to play long phrases, he is able to get away with this deficiency on the faster pieces but the ballads are rather painful to hear. At this late stage Hawkins still had his majestic tone but this recording is only of historical interest". "The Man I Love" – 5:09 "Don't Blame Me" – 4:38 "Just a Gigolo" – 2:56 "The One I Love" – 3:53 "Time on My Hands" – 4:03 "Sweet and Lovely" – 4:24 "Exactly Like You" – 6:52 "Street of Dreams" – 4:12 "Sugar" – 5:13 Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone Barry Harris – piano Bob Cranshaw – bass Eddie Locke – drums