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MorphOS

MorphOS is an AmigaOS-like computer operating system. It is a mixed proprietary and open source OS produced for the Pegasos PowerPC processor based computer, PowerUP accelerator equipped Amiga computers, a series of Freescale development boards that use the Genesi firmware, including the Efika and mobileGT. Since MorphOS 2.4, Apple's Mac mini G4 is supported as well, with the release of MorphOS 2.5 and MorphOS 2.6 the eMac and Power Mac G4 models are supported. The release of MorphOS 3.2 added limited support for Power Mac G5. The core, based on the Quark microkernel, is proprietary, although several libraries and other parts are open source, such as Ambient desktop. Developed for PowerPC processors from Freescale and IBM while supporting the original AmigaOS MC680x0 applications via proprietary task-based emulation, most AmigaOS/PPC applications via API wrappers, it is API compatible with AmigaOS 3.1 and has a GUI based on MUI. Besides the Pegasos version of MorphOS, there is a version for Amiga computers equipped with PowerUP accelerator cards produced by Phase5.

This version is free, although it does slow down after each two-hour session if it has not been registered. Registration is free. PowerUP MorphOS was most updated on 23 February 2006. A version of MorphOS for the EFIKA, a small mainboard based on the ultra-low-wattage MPC5200B processor from Freescale, has been shown at exhibitions and user gatherings in Germany. Current release of MorphOS supports the EFIKA. ABox is an emulation sandbox featuring a PPC native AmigaOS API clone, binary compatible with both 68k Amiga applications and both PowerUP and WarpOS formats of Amiga PPC executables. ABox is based in part on AROS Research Operating System. ABox includes Trance JIT code translator for 68k native Amiga applications. AHI — audio interface: 6.7 Ambient desktop — the default MorphOS desktop, inspired by Workbench and Directory Opus 5 CyberGraphX — graphics interface developed for Amiga computers: 5.1 Magic User Interface — primary GUI toolkit: 4.2 Poseidon — the Amiga USB stack developed by Chris Hodges TurboPrint — the printing system TinyGL — OpenGL implementation and Warp3D compatibility is featured via RAVE low-level API: V 51 Quark — manages the low level systems and hosts the A/Box MorphOS can run any system friendly Amiga software written for 68k processors.

It is possible to use 68k libraries or datatypes on ppc applications and vice versa. It provides compatibility layer for PowerUP and WarpUP software written for PowerUP accelerator cards; the largest repository is Aminet with over 75000 packages online with packages from all Amiga flavors including music and artwork. MorphOS-only software repositories are hosted at MorphOS software, MorphOS files and MorphOS Storage. MorphOS is delivered with a number of desktop applications in the form of pre-installed software. Max. 1.72 GB RAM. Only Radeon cards have support. Amiga 1200 with Blizzard PPC accelerator card Amiga 3000 with CyberStorm PPC accelerator card Amiga 4000 with CyberStorm PPC accelerator card Mac mini G4 eMac Power Mac G4 PowerBook G4 iBook G4 Power Mac G5 Power Mac G4 Cube iMac G5 EFIKA 5200B Pegasos I G3 Pegasos II G3/G4 Sam460 series mainboards X5000 mainboard The project started in 1999, based on the Quark microkernel; the earliest versions of MorphOS ran only via PPC accelerator cards on the Amiga computers, required portions of AmigaOS to function.

A collaborative effort between the companies bPlan and Thendic-France in 2002 resulted in the first regular, non-prototype production of bPlan-engineered Pegasos computers capable of running MorphOS or Linux. Thendic-France folded. A busy promotional year followed in 2003, with appearances at conventions and exhibitions in several places around the world, including CES in Las Vegas. After some bitter disagreements within the MorphOS development team in 2003 and 2004, culminating with accusations by a MorphOS developer that he and others had not been paid, the Ambient desktop interface was released under GPL and is now developed by the Ambient development team. Subject to GPL rules, Ambient continues to be included in the commercial MorphOS product. An alternative MorphOS desktop system is Scalos. On April 1, 2008, the MorphOS team announced that MorphOS 2.0 would be released within Q2/2008. This promise was only kept by a few seconds, with the release of MorphOS 2.0 occurring on June 30, 2008 23:59 CET.

MorphOS 3.11 is commercially available at a price of €79 per machine. A functional demo of MorphOS is available, but without a keyfile, its speed is decreased after 30 minutes of use per session. MorphOS 2 includes a Web browser, Sputnik or Origyn Web Browser. Sputnik was begun under a user community bounty system that resulted in MOSNet, a free, separate TCP/IP stack for MorphOS 1 users. Sputnik is a port of the KHTML rendering engine, on which WebKit is based. Sputnik is no longer being developed and was removed from MorphOS 2 releases. Ambient desktop Amiga APUS AROS MUI Aminet Amiga/MorphOS software repository Official website MorphZone, Supported Computers MorphOS Software Database MorphOS software repository MorphOS: The Lightning OS Obligement – Magazine about AmigaOS and MorphOS www.warmup-asso.org – Portal dedicated to MorphOS users MorphOS Storage - M

Massoud Mehrabi

Massoud Mehrabi is an Iranian journalist and caricaturist. He studied cinema at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts of the University of Art. and passed a Film Production Management course at the Industrial Management Institute. Mehrabi started his professional career as a journalist in 1970, writing articles for several papers. From 1982 to 1989, he worked at the economic desk of the Iranian National Television, he has been the president and publisher of: 1. Film monthly, in Persian, the leading film magazine in Iran. Founded in a time when there was no other serious film journal to meet the expectations of the increasing movie fans, all pre-Revolutionary film journals had ceased to publish for several years, it attracted a number of young film devotees to its staff as writers and critics, many of whom went on to publish magazines of their own. Providing and developing many future film critics and authors of film books, who grew out of the pages of this influential periodical, Film has always been perceived as an institution, far beyond a mere magazine.

For many years, after the release of the films of the prominent Iranian directors, their audience were waiting and eager for the Film's point of view and positions. 2. Iranian Cinema Yearbook in Persian, which covers all the important film events of the year, reviews every new film released in Iran. 3. Film International quarterly, in English, which remains to this day the sole reference journal for non-Persian readers and international festivals all over the world, it has played a significant role in introducing the Iranian cinema and present, to the western audience. Massoud Mehrabi writes books on cinema, his remarkable recent book, A Hundred Years of Film Adverts and Film Posters in Iran, a unique study on a subject neglected for years and decades, has been well received by the critics and movie fans. Despite its high cover price, the book has been a best-seller, soon its second edition will be published less than a year after it first appeared in bookstores. Massoud Mehrabi, always interested in caricatures, has been a caricaturist and a graphic artist for a variety of Iranian publications since 1970 and participated in several Iranian and international caricature exhibitions.

One Hundred + Five Years of Film Adverts and Film Posters in Iran, 2014 A Hundred Years of Film Adverts and Film Posters in Iran, 2012 Beyond the Dreams Wall: Travelogue of International Film Festivals, 2010 The History of Iranian Cinema, first edition, 1983. Honorary Award, House of Iranian Cinema Festival, 2007 Many Diplomas from Various International Exhibitions of Caricature / 1975–1992 Silver Medal and 200,000 yen, from Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan / 1983 Bronze Medal, from Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan / 1982 Jury Member of the 1st and 4th International Tehran Cartoon Biennial – 1993, 1999; the Duties of Assistant Director – Translated and Adapted by Mohammad Haghighat – 1994 Wind Blows Anywhere it Likes – by Babak Ahmadi – 1992 Conducted by Morteza Hannaneh – by Touraj Zahedi – 1991 Tarkovsky – by Babak Ahmadi – 1990 Understanding Movies – Translated by Iraj Karimi – 1990 Film Appreciation – Translated by Bahman Taheri – 1989 Film as Film – Translated by Abdollah Tarbiat – 1989 Literature and Cinema – a group work – 1989 The Age of Comic Films – a group work – 1988 Paradj

NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society

The Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society was a scientific research committee created in 1969 by the North Atlantic Council to study environmental problems of various nations, the quality of life of their people. US President Richard Nixon had suggested on NATOs twentieth anniversary to install the new body to work on the environment. President Nixon suggested a few new initiatives for NATO. Aside from the military initiatives, Nixon decided to create a medium-range policy group that revolved around environmental problems common in developed nations; the work of the CCMS combined the knowledge of an entire international community to come to well researched conclusions. The CCMS was founded on November 24, 1969, complying with the NATO goal of Article 2 which states "the Parties will promote conditions of stability and well-being"; the CCMS exchanged information on environmental and scientific experience within both military and civilian communities. The CCMS convened twice a year and would discuss policy as well as report on continuing projects and discuss new projects.

The project has four main components: short-term project, pilot study, workshop seminar and research fellowship. The CCMS was created with the design to expound upon and add to conclusions made by the OECD, EEC, ECE, UNEP; the CCMS did not force specific countries into conducting pilot studies, instead encouraging self-motivation to begin their own study. This ensured that countries were ready and motivated when they provided their expert opinion; this pilot group could take on co-pilots, with other countries that shared the same expertise or enthusiasm and could contribute to the research. This compelled many countries to contribute to the overall progress of ideas and conclusions made by the CCMS. Other non-NATO nations were asked to share their opinion; the quality of work continued to grow as 2000 experts from 15 member countries and 20 non-member contributors were compiling with the CCMS. Consensus among nations stated that the CCMS offered more technological and professional points of view than any other organization In April 1983 the EPA initiated the pilot summary to address the issue of drinking water quality and other health related issues.

Six separate areas were examined during the study by groups from the eleven countries of NATO. The study included three non NATO nations and technical assistance from many others; the categories include: Analytical chemistry and data handling, advanced treatment technology, health effects, reuse of water resources and ground water protection. Headed by the United States, this was a pilot study that focused on a multi-faceted project on road safety. France was a major contributor as a co-pilot focusing on road hazards and correction. Canada served as a co-pilot researching alcohol and highway safety and Italy contributed data on emergency services. Initiative for "Bus Priority Systems" distributed throughout Belgium and 2000 communities in the United States. Viewed NATO as more than a military alliance. Welcomed the initiatives of the CCMS and believed that the NATO alliance was meant to allow for political and economic consultation. A Belgian foreign minister had proposed a motion that NATO would include an outreach program prior to the institution of the CCMS.

Belgian experts believed that NATO required organizations with a peaceful message and agreed that the CCMS worked well as a cohesive unit. Prime Minister Per Borten vetoed Norwegian participation of the CCMS in 1969. Years under a new Minister of the Environment, Norway decided to participate and had an active role in seven different pilot studies; as a global leader in technology, the Swedes made major contributions to the CCMS. As the manufacturers of Volvo, they participated in the American-led pilot study on road safety. Sweden was the home for a government-subsidized private environmental research institute, located north of Stockholm and researched on CCMS topics. American study of air pollution reduction implemented in several nations countries not involved with pilot study. A study conducted by Alan Berlind of National War College, polled 120 uniformed senior officers being groomed for star or flag rank. Of those 120, 108 responded including many that had worked on NATO affairs. 63 % answered.

During the 1990s conflicts of interest occurred between the Science Committee and the CCMS. With decreased participation from member and partner nations the committees combined to form the Science for Peace and Security Committee on June 28, 2006

Akron Plan

The Akron Plan was a scheme for the design of churches and other religious buildings that housed Sunday schools. It was characterized by a set of wedge-shaped classrooms that radiated from the direction of a central superintendent's platform. Doors or movable partitions could be closed to separate the classes, or opened to allow the entire body of pupils to participate in school-wide exercises; until about 1860, Sunday-school pupils of all ages were taught together in a single large room. After that, there was an increasing tendency for pupils to be taught separately, with instruction tailored to their ages, for most of the session. However, the superintendent conducted all-school exercises at the end of the session. To facilitate this, the building's interior layout had to enable the students to be and efficiently divided into classes or brought together in a single body; the Akron Plan was devised to address this need. It took its name from the city of Akron in the state of Ohio in the Great Lakes region of the United States, where it was developed for the construction of a church built in 1866–67.

It was adopted by Protestant churches across the United States. The plan fell out of favor in the early 20th century, when Sunday schools changed their approach to one in which pupils were taught separately for the entire session, eliminating the school-wide exercises; the awkwardly shaped and imperfectly soundproofed rooms were poorly adapted for this new approach, many of them underwent extensive remodelling. By the beginning of the 21st century, few intact Akron Plan interiors remained in existence; the genesis of the Sunday school occurred in 1780 in Gloucester, when philanthropist Robert Raikes arranged for the teaching of a measure of literacy and religious instruction to slum children, most of whom worked six days a week and had Sunday as their only free day. The experiment was taken up elsewhere. With the passage of time, the exclusive focus on lower-class children was abandoned; the expansion to upper classes was pioneered by, among others, noted divine Lyman Beecher, who in about 1830 sent his children to Sunday school, encouraged his neighbors to do likewise.

Instruction in reading and writing was dropped, the schools devoted themselves to religious education. Through the first quarter of the 19th century, religious instruction in Sunday schools took the form of rote memorization of extensive passages from the Bible or the catechism. In about 1826, this began to give way to a new system, the "selected lesson" or "limited lesson", whereunder all pupils were given the same short excerpt from Scripture to memorize, were taught the passage's meaning and significance; until about 1860, Sunday school was conducted in a single large room, with pupils of all ages learning the same lesson. This allowed all members of a family to discuss the lesson at home after church. In response to this, in keeping with the practice in the public schools, Sunday schools began to be divided into grades. In 1872, a national convention adopted the Uniform Lesson Plan, whereunder all students would study the same Scriptural passage but would be taught in a manner appropriate to their age.

Under the Uniform Lesson Plan, the grades were not to be kept separate for the entire duration of the session. Rather, the class was to begin with devotional exercises, led by the superintendent and involving the entire body of pupils. After this, the grades were to be taught separately; the session would end with the superintendent's leading, the whole body's participating in, a five-minute review of the lesson followed by closing exercises. This created a challenge for ecclesiastical architects; the Sunday-school building had to be designed in such a way that the pupils could and efficiently be separated according to their various grades, brought together for whole-school activities. John H. Vincent, an authority on Sunday schools in the Methodist Episcopal Church and a bishop, described the architectural requirements: "Provide for togetherness and separateness. One of those who addressed the design problem was Lewis Miller. A wealthy inventor and industrialist, Miller supervised a Sunday school in Canton and one in Akron.

There, he employed the graded system and experienced the problems that arose from unsuitable building designs. When the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Akron decided to construct a new building, Miller interested himself in the building's design. Working with architects Walter Blythe of Cleveland and Jacob Snyder of Akron, he devised a plan in which wedge-shaped classrooms were separated by partitions radiating from the direction of a central superintendent's platform. Doors on the platform-facing side of each classroom could be closed during grade-separated lessons, or opened to allow all pupils to see and hear the superintendent during school-wide exercises; the new church, following these plans, was constructed in 1866–67. The so-called Akron Plan was adopted by Protestant churches throughout the United States and the world after 1872, when the Fifth National Sunday-School Convention adopted the Uniform Lesson Plan. A 1911 American publication stated that "This pl

Fordham Law Review

The Fordham Law Review is a student-run law journal associated with the Fordham University School of Law that covers a wide range of legal scholarship. The Fordham Law Review is the seventh-most cited law journal by other journals, the fifth-most cited by courts; the journal's content consists of academic articles and student-written notes. The Fordham Law Review was established in 1914 at the Fordham University School of Law. However, it suspended publication after only three years, following the United States' entry into World War I; the final issue before suspension provided a brief explanatory statement: Owing to the war, the Review will close this year with this number. Some of the Board of Editors are with national and state organizations. Others are at the training camps for reserve officers; the journal did not restart publication until 1935 amidst the Great Depression. Soon thereafter it garnered attention for its publication of Fordham Law School Dean Ignatius M. Wilkinson’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee condemning Franklin D. Roosevelt Judiciary Reorganization Bill of 1937.

Wilkinson’s testimony, published in the May 1937 edition of the journal, warned Congress that the President's plan "reaches down to and shakes the foundations of our constitutional structure."In 2011, the journal launched the Fordham Law Review Online. The Fordham Law Review Online provides a forum for responses to articles published in the regular journal and to comment on contemporary legal issues. Articles published in the Fordham Law Review Online are available on the journal's website and on Digital Commons; the journal is managed by a board of up to 20 student editors. It selects 65 staff members each year to assist with production. Membership on the Fordham Law Review is open to all first-year Fordham law students and transfer students; the journal offers positions to 20 students on the basis of first-year grades and 45 students on the basis of their submissions to a writing competition and personal statements. Vincent L. Briccetti, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York Denny Chin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Robert J. Corcoran, late Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court Jeffery Deaver, writer Steven B.

Derounian, late United States Congressman and New York State judge Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. District Attorney, Staten Island, New York Claire Eagan, United States District Judge, Northern District of Oklahoma John Feerick, former dean of Fordham Law School Denis Reagan Hurley, United States District Judge, Eastern District of New York G. Gordon Liddy, former FBI agent, talk show host and figure in the Watergate scandal Joseph M. McLaughlin, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit William Hughes Mulligan, late judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Lawrence W. Pierce, former Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Mario Procaccino, late New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate Cathy Seibel, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York Deborah W. Denno, The Lethal Injection Quandary: How Medicine Has Dismantled the Death Penalty, 76 Fordham L. Rev. 49. Harold Hongju Koh, A World Drowning in Guns, 71 Fordham L. Rev. 2333.

Constantine N. Katsoris, The Arbitration of a Public Securities Dispute, 53 Fordham L. Rev. 279. Comment, DES and a Proposed Theory of Enterprise Liability, 46 Fordham L. Rev. 963. Warren E. Burger, Are Specialized Training and Certification of Advocates Essential to Our System of Justice?, 42 Fordham L. Rev. 227. John Feerick, The Proposed Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, 34 Fordham L. Rev. 173. Comment, Tortious Acts as a Basis for Jurisdiction in Products Liability Cases, 33 Fordham L. Rev. 671. Ignatius N. Wilkinson, The President's Plan Respecting the Supreme Court, 6 Fordham L. Rev. 179. Michael A. Woronoff & Jonathan A. Rosen, Understanding Anti-Dilution Provisions in Convertible Securities, 74 Fordham L. Rev. 129. Official website

2018 New York Mets season

The 2018 New York Mets season was the franchise's 57th season and the team's 10th season at Citi Field. They attempted to return to the postseason after an injury-plagued under-performance in 2017; this was their first season with Mickey Callaway as manager, succeeding Terry Collins. The Mets got off to a franchise record 11-1 start and ended the month of April with a 17-9 record, in 1st place in the National League East. However, they went 61-76 the rest of the way, were eliminated from playoff contention by mid-September; the Mets had a rough spring training with a record of 7–15–3. They ended the spring by winning an exhibition game 3–1 over the Las Vegas 51s; the Mets began the regular season on March 29, 2018, with their home opener with a 9–4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Queens, New York, they ended up winning the first two games of the season. On April 1, the Mets started the month losing 1–5 to the St. Louis Cardinals, finishing the series two out of three. After, they went on a 9 -- game win streak.

They finished the month having a strong win over the San Diego Padres. On May 1, the Mets started the month losing 2–3 to the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field, they went on a 6–game losing streak, but broke out of it seven days by beating the Cincinnati Reds 7–6. The one highlight of the month was a three–game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, the remaining weeks didn't fare well; the Mets started the month continuing their losing streak when the Chicago Cubs swept them in four games. They snapped their 8–game losing streak by beating their crosstown rivals, the New York Yankees 2–0 in the last game of the three-game Subway Series, handing the Bronx Bombers their first shutout loss of the season; the Mets finished the month 5–21, second to last place in the NL East behind their division rivals, the Miami Marlins, losing the first two games of the series to them. The Mets started the month winning the last game of the series with the Miami Marlins by a score of 5–2; the team set a franchise record on July 31 for its worst loss suffering a 25–4 defeat against the Washington Nationals.

The Mets started the month continuing their loss from last month in a two game set to the Washington Nationals. The team lost two in a row to the Atlanta Braves, they snapped their three game losing streak by a 3–0 shutout win in the next game against their rivals. A day after trouncing the Baltimore Orioles 16–5, on August 16, the Mets went on another tear and set a franchise record by scoring 24 runs in a win over division rivals Philadelphia Phillies, they went on to win 3 out of 5 games. The highlight of the series, the Mets beat the Phillies 8–2 in the second annual Little League Classic at BB&T Ballpark in Williamsport, PA; the month ended with the Mets losing against the San Francisco Giants 7–0, finishing August with equal wins and losses at 15–15. The Mets started the month with beating the San Francisco Giants two games in-a-row, taking 2 out of 3 games in the series. After that, they took 2 of 3 games from the Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies, thus spoiling their playoff hopes.

They clinched their 7th straight season with a winning record against the Phillies, one short of a major league record, in that series. The Mets played a rainy 4-game series with the Miami Marlins managing to win 3 out of 4. DeGrom pitched 7 innings and gave up two runs making his current ERA 1.71, but Jose Urena outdueled him. The October 1 tiebreaker games were regular-season games. = The 2018 MLB Little League Classic was a Phillies home game, the Mets won. 2018 MLB Little League Classic 2018 New York Mets season Official Site 2018 New York Mets season at Baseball Reference