Batman: Streets of Gotham is an American comic book written by Paul Dini, with art by Dustin Nguyen. The series stars Dick Grayson as the new Batman and ties into Grant Morrison's overarching "Batman: Reborn" story and the new Gotham City Sirens monthly; the series ran for 21 issues, from 2009 to 2011. Streets of Gotham features Batman as the main character, but from a "street level" with other characters providing the main narrative; when asked about the style of Streets of Gotham, Batman group editor Mike Marts explained, "...these are Batman stories told through the point of view of other characters in Gotham City. So it could be Commissioner Gordon telling the story, it could be a villain, or it could be a supporting character telling the story."The series includes a Manhunter co-feature written by Marc Andreyko and illustrated by Georges Jeanty. The co-feature was replaced by another co-feature that spins-off of the end of the Manhunter one starring Two-Face; the same occurs with the Two-Face one starting the Ragman co-feature.
In addition to Batman and Robin, the series follows a number of characters from the DC Universe, including Firefly and Black Mask. The first arc follows Hush; the writer, notes, "I’ve always liked that interpretation of Batman – you see him from the crooks’ point of view, or you see him from an innocent person’s point of view. So with this, it was'Let’s leave the Batcave behind, let’s leave the alter ego behind, let’s just do Batman and the effect he has on people.'"Chris Yost fills in for Paul Dini in a two-part story arc called "Leviathan" in which Huntress teams up with Man Bat to stop a ravaged priest who believes God is telling him to kill the two. The story drives away from the plot involving Victor Zsasz; the series contains a nine-page strip written by Marc Andreyko featuring the Manhunter. The story follows her arrival in Gotham as District Attorney. Writer Andreyko notes, "I think it’s the smartest way to get new characters out there in people’s minds, because with the economy being as horrible as it is, with retailers having their choice of 300 Avengers books or 1500 Batman books or 1700 X-Men books, putting these backups in books that compliment each other, allows people to check these things out."
Judson Pierce and Sallie Guzzo squander the Kane family out of their money. Pierce tries to seduce Martha Kane, but is stopped by Thomas Wayne. In order to enact revenge and Guzzo enlist the help of Dr. Death to try and destroy Martha Kane's clinic, their plot fails. Guzzo is saved by Pierce who shoots Elliot. Guzzo betrays Pierce and sends him into jail, for many years Pierce thinks of ways to enact revenge on the Wayne family; when he hears of Thomas and Martha Wayne's deaths, he decides to try and kill Bruce Wayne, their son. Roger Elliot's wife drives him to alcoholism because of her complaining about Judson Pierce having had shot him and him losing the Elliot family honour; this would lead to Roger beating his son Thomas, who would try to kill his parents leading into him become the villain Hush. Around the time Batman emerges, Guzzo is still a big player and goes to facilitate a deal with a new gangster, he calls for his nephew Tony Marchetti to come, Tony comes to find that a newly emerging Joker has hyenas eat Guzzo alive.
This would drive Tony Marchetti to try to get Judson Pierce freed so that after killing Bruce Wayne, they could kill the Joker. Following The Battle for the Cowl, Kate Spencer is appointed the new district attorney of Gotham City, she decides to investigate the death of the previous district attorney, believing Two-Face to have been framed. Before she can catch the murderer, Jane Doe, she is overcome. Jane Doe is electrocuted by the Huntress. Meanwhile, Firefly begins to burn citizens of Gotham one he had burned the Black Mask's chip out of his head. Thomas Elliot, uses this to his advantage and escapes Wayne Manor; the Firefly is stopped by Batman. The Black Mask is saved from Robin by Victor Zsasz. Hush begins to pose as Bruce Wayne, squandering Wayne's money until he is stopped by the Outsiders who put tabs on him; as a reward for his loyalty, Victor Zsasz is given a briefcase of money by the Black Mask to torture people. Zsasz starts kidnapping children and making them kill each other in an arena to raise money to get more kids to kill each other.
Dick Grayson gets information on Zsasz out of the Broker. Batman apprehends Harley Quinn and tells her to get out of town and live a new life. On the other side of town, a girl named Katie is being sold until she is saved by a massive giant named Abuse. Black Mask has a man go invisible and produce terror throughout town. Man-Bat senses can see him, though nobody else can. Huntress pursues Man-Bat and the man is knocked out by a priest upon the arrival of Batman. Batman and Robin further investigate the Zsasz murders by interrogating former-villains such as Humpty Dumpty, they are once again interrupted when Commissioner Gordon calls on Batman for investigation of rash murders. Colin Wilkes, a boy tortured by the Scarecrow using Bane's toxin, Damian Wayne meet and are kidnapped by Zsasz' men. Colin uses Bane's toxin and transforms into Abuse and they fight Victor Zsasz who falls into a pit upon Robin's self-defense. Kate hunts down Two-Face and is about to kill him before being stopped by the timely arrival of Batman and Robin.
During Jane Doe's trial, a fire occurs allowing Two-Face to escape, although Jan
A tracheal tube is a catheter, inserted into the trachea for the primary purpose of establishing and maintaining a patent airway and to ensure the adequate exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Many different types of tracheal tubes are available, suited for different specific applications: An endotracheal tube is a specific type of tracheal tube, nearly always inserted through the mouth or nose. A tracheostomy tube is another type of tracheal tube. A tracheal button is a rigid plastic cannula about 1 inch in length that can be placed into the tracheostomy after removal of a tracheostomy tube to maintain patency of the lumen. Portex Medical produced the first cuff-less plastic'Ivory' endotracheal tubes, in conjunction with Magill's design adding a cuff as manufacturing techniques became more viable, these were glued on by hand to make the famous Blue-line tube copied by many other manufacturers. Maeterlinck GmbH developed the disposable endotracheal tube and produced a plethora of design variations, adding the'Murphy Eye' to their tubes in case of'accidental' placement of the tube to avoid right bronchial occlusion.
David S. Sheridan was one of the manufacturers of the American markets "disposable" plastic tracheal tube now used in surgery. Red rubber tubes were used sterilized for re-use. Tracheal tubes can be used to deliver oxygen in higher concentrations than found in air, or to administer other gases such as helium, nitric oxide, nitrous oxide, xenon, or certain volatile anesthetic agents such as desflurane, isoflurane, or sevoflurane. Tracheal tubes may be used as a route for administration of certain medications such as salbutamol, epinephrine and lidocaine. Tracheal tubes are used for airway management in the settings of general anesthesia, critical care, mechanical ventilation, emergency medicine. Most endotracheal tubes today are constructed of polyvinyl chloride, but specialty tubes constructed of silicone rubber, latex rubber, or stainless steel are widely available. Most tubes have an inflatable cuff to seal the trachea and bronchial tree against air leakage and aspiration of gastric contents, blood and other fluids.
Uncuffed tubes are available, though their use is limited to pediatric patients. Types of endotracheal tube include oral or nasal, cuffed or uncuffed, reinforced tubes, double-lumen endobronchial tubes. For human use, tubes range in size from 2 to 10.5 mm in internal diameter. The size is chosen based on the patient's body size, with the smaller sizes being used for pediatric and neonatal patients. Tubes larger than 6 mm ID have an inflatable cuff. Made from red rubber, most modern tubes are made from polyvinyl chloride; those placed in a laser field may be flexometallic. Robertshaw developed double-lumen endo-bronchial tubes for thoracic surgery; these allow single-lung ventilation. The deflated lung is re-inflated as surgery finishes to check for fistulas. Another type of endotracheal tube has a small second lumen opening above the inflatable cuff, which can be used for suction of the nasopharngeal area and above the cuff to aid extubation; this allows suctioning of secretions which sit above the cuff which helps reduce the risk of chest infections in long-term intubated patients.
The "armored" endotracheal tubes are cuffed, wire-reinforced, silicone rubber tubes which are quite flexible but yet difficult to compress or kink. This can make them useful for situations in which the trachea is anticipated to remain intubated for a prolonged duration, or if the neck is to remain flexed during surgery. Polyvinyl chloride tubes are stiff in comparison. Preformed tubes are widely available for special applications; these may be constructed of polyvinyl chloride or wire-reinforced silicone rubber. Other tubes are designed for use in laser surgery in and around the airway. Various types of double-lumen endotracheal tubes have been developed for ventilating each lung independently—this is useful during pulmonary and other thoracic operations. Several types of tracheostomy tubes are available, depending on the requirements of the patient, including Shiley and fenestrated. A tracheal button is used in people with severe obstructive sleep apnea, who wear this device during waking hours and remove it while sleeping to ensure a patent airway and reduce the risk of asphyxiation.
Since the tube does not extend far into the trachea, it is easy to breathe and speak with the device in place. Laryngeal tube Tracheal intubation Airway management Brodsky, JB. "Left Double-Lumen Tubes: Clinical Experience With 1,170 Patients". Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 17: 289–98. Doi:10.1016/S1053-077000046-6. PMID 12827573. Archived from the original on 2017-09-23. Resource explaining various types of endotracheal tubes ACLS algorithms with manual that includes further tracheal tube information
ESight is a wearable medical device designed to improve the functional vision of those living with low vision or legal blindness. The device was developed by Canadian-based company eSight Corp. eSight was founded in 2006 by Conrad Lewis, a Canadian electrical engineer with two blind sisters. His motivation was to build a device that would enable his sisters to see, be able to work and independently perform all activities of daily living; the first generation of the device, eSight 1, was released in October 2013. The second generation, eSight 2, was released in May 2015 and contained several hardware upgrades, including HD OLED screens, enhanced color and screen resolution and a longer battery life; the current generation, eSight 3, was released in February 2017. In May 2017, Time magazine included eSight on its list of “The Best Tech of 2017 So Far.” Buzzfeed included it in its list of the “6 Inventions Changing British People’s Lives In 2017.” ESight includes two HD color displays, one in front of each eye, with prescription lenses tailored to the user’s particular prescription.
The displays integrate dual independent and high contrast OLED screens, 1024x768 resolution and a 37.5 degree field-of-view. The camera on the front of the device captures video in Ultra HD at 21.5 MP and allows for up to 24x zoom. eSight’s user interface features HDMI and USB inputs, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and removable SD cards. Official website
CeBIT was the largest and most internationally representative computer expo. The trade fair was held each year on the Hanover fairground, the world's largest fairground, in Hanover, Germany. In its day, it was considered a barometer of current trends and a measure of the state of the art in information technology, it was organized by Deutsche Messe AG. With an exhibition area of 450,000 m² and a peak attendance of 850,000 visitors during the dot-com boom, it was larger both in area and attendance than its Asian counterpart COMPUTEX and its no-longer held American equivalent COMDEX. CeBIT is a German language acronym for Centrum für Büroautomation, Informationstechnologie und Telekommunikation, which translates as "Center for Office Automation, Information Technology and Telecommunication"; the final CeBIT took place from June 11 to 15, 2018. CeBIT was traditionally the computing part of the Hanover Fair, a big industry trade show held every year, it was established in 1970, with the opening of the Hanover fairground's new Hall 1 the largest exhibition hall in the world.
However, in the 1980s the information technology and telecommunications part was straining the resources of the trade fair so much that it was given a separate trade show starting in 1986, held four weeks earlier than the main Hanover Fair. The number of visitors for the new exhibition increased to 830,000 in 2001, but by 2007 the CeBIT expo attendance had shrunk to around 200,000 attendance rebounded to 334,000 by 2010; the 2008 expo was marred by police raids of 51 exhibitors for patent infringement. In 2009, the U. S. state of California became official Partner State of Germany's IT and telecommunications industry association, BITKOM, of CeBIT 2009. Focusing on environmentally-friendly technologies. On November 28, 2018, Deutsche Messe AG announced that due to declining visitor and exhibitioner attendance, CeBIT would be canceled for the foreseeable future; this makes CeBIT 2018 the final event. As CeBIT continued to grow and was becoming too big on its own, it was decided to concentrate on the professional market, while the home and entertainment market was given a separate show, CeBIT Home, during summer, planned to be biennial.
However, after being held twice, the 2000 CeBIT Home was cancelled and the project was abandoned. Since 1999 the CeBIT sponsor Deutsche Messe AG has organized trade shows outside of Germany bearing the CeBIT name: CeBIT Asia, in Shanghai, China CeBIT Australia, in Sydney CeBIT Eurasia Bilişim, in Istanbul, Turkey CeBIT America/USA in New York City, United States, it was held in 2003 and 2004, but subsequently cancelled in 2005. CeBIT India, in Bangalore, India BITS Mexico powered by CeBIT. México City. Running over a five-day period in Hanover, the CeBIT Global Conferences are staged congruently with the CeBIT exhibition; the conferences are dedicated to providing a 360° overview of the digital industry’s four core markets: IT, Telecommunications, Digital Media and Consumer Electronics. Noted industry figures and researchers from across the globe are invited to speak on the latest relevant trends and innovations as well as their impact on society and the working world; the conference is divided up into keynote speeches and panel discussions.
The CGC conferences are produced by Deutsche Messe AG, with the German BITKOM association acting as the CGC patron since 2009. In 2014, the CGC were staged with 140 speakers on three stages with a program of 70 conference hours and 3000 participants. Target groups of the conference are CXOs, experts and out-of-the-box thinkers, Conference languages are English and German. Recent conferences have featured the following keynote themes: 2008: "Improving Life in the Global Village"; this installment of CGC attracted 1900 visitors and 43 speakers attending the keynotes and discussion sessions. 2009: "How Will We Be Working and Communicating in the Coming Years?" This CGC drew 3,133 visitors from 88 nations, with some 2,200 guests following the conference via live streaming. 2010: "The Challenges of a Changing World - ICT for Better Lives and Better Business", attracting some 4,000 guests from more than 100 nations. Just under 4,000 guests visited the conference via live streaming; the motto of the CeBIT Global Conferences for 2011 was "The Power of Creativity and Innovation".
Steve Wozniak, co-founder Apple Computer Jimmy Wales, founder Wikipedia Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Chairman, Kaspersky Lab Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical Neelie Kroes, Vice President, European Commission Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Chairman and co-founder, Open Data Institute Dean Douglas, CEO Unify Cristina Riesen, General Manager Europe, Evernote Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer, F-SecureOver the past years, speakers at the CeBIT Global Conferences have included Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California. CeBIT was a platform for recognising achievement by ICT businesses in Australia; the awards include the Excellence in Communications Award, the Advanced Retail Technology Award, the Innovative IT Security Award, the Early Innovators Award. Notable past winners include Motorola, McAfee and eWAY. List of computer-related awards CES COMPUTEX Official website The histor
Power Rangers Ninja Storm is an American television series, the tenth series and eleventh season of the Power Rangers franchise, began airing on February 15, 2003 on both ABC Family and ABC Kids. Power Rangers Ninja Storm comprises 38 episodes and concluded its initial airing on November 15, 2003. Ninja Storm uses footage and elements from the Super Sentai series Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger. Regular cast members during Ninja Storm include Pua Magasiva, Sally Martin, Glenn McMillan, Adam Tuominen, Jorgito Vargas, Jr. Jason Katrina Browne, Katrina Devine and Grant McFarland; this was the first season to be filmed in New Zealand. It was the first season produced by BVS Entertainment and not produced by MMPR Productions